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Chelsea have announced their squad to face Leicester City in today’s FA Cup quarter-final fixture at the King Power Stadium. According to Football London, Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has released a full squad of 23 players to tackle the Foxes. Lampard’s side head to the match following a 2-1 win ...
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Popular Singer, Dbanj has again come under another attack for performing at an event in Abuja amid the coronavirus pandemic. The event in the viral video took place on Saturday in Abuja despite social distancing rules in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to contain the spread of coronavirus. Some ladies ...
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The Hama Bachama and paramount ruler of Bachama kingdom in Adamawa State, Honest Stephen, is dead. The monarch, whose full name is Homun Honest Irmiya Stephen, was born March 6, 1954. Timawus Mathias, the Nzobyalata Hama Bachama and Bachama kingdom spokesman, confirmed the death to NAN in Numan. He disclosed ...
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Justice Nasiru Ajanah, the Chief Judge of Kogi State, is dead. Ajanah, 64, passed away Sunday morning. He died at the COVID-19 Isolation Centre in Gwagwalada, Abuja. Ajanah had been battling a health challenge. It was gathered that coronavirus complications worsened his condition. BREAKING: Kogi Chief Judge, Ajanah dies at ...
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Former Oyo Governor, Adebayo Alao-Akala, has said that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will work towards unity and electoral victories in honour of late ex-Governor, Abiola Ajimobi. Akala in a condolence message said he and his wife were deeply saddened. The politician noted that he was comforted in the fact ...
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The White House has denied that President Donald Trump was briefed on United States security ‘intelligence on Russia’. The New York Times had reported the Russia’s military offered bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill the U.S troops in Afghanistan. On Saturday, Press Secretary, Kayleigh McEnany, absolved the Trump presidency. “Neither ...
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Some of the Premier League’s big guns, will be slugging it out for a place in this season’s FA Cup semi-final on Sunday. Yesterday, Manchester United needed a last-minute winner from Harry Maguire, to book their place in the final four. The Red Devils were held for 118 minutes of ...
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Chief Ralph Uwazuruike of the Biafra Independence Movement, BIM, has said that Biafra should not be realized if it would be a place where elder statesmen and religious leaders would be insulted and dehumanised. He lambasted the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, for using the ...
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The African Union (AU) and Afrochampions, the pan-African business leadership network focused on regional integration and economic emancipation, are set to July 1st, launch the inaugural Boma of Africa, a virtual month-long festival meant to be a broader celebration of Africa Integration Day: July 7th.     It would be ...
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The Resource Centre for Human Rights and Civic Education (CHRICED) report on the recent repatriation of Almajiri children by various governments of northern states, against the backdrop of the outbreak of COVID-19, makes far-reaching recommendations on reforming the Almajiri system   Almajiris learning the Quran in a typical Tsangaya school ...
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In commemoration of the Day of the African Child 2020 and the 30th anniversary of the African Children’s Charter, the African Union hosted a virtual couch talk where high-level policymakers discussed a wide-range of issues fundamental to the welfare of the African child – early childhood development, education as well ...
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There are reasons to be optimistic about Africa’s post-coronavirus growth prospects says Afreximbank’s chief economist   A health professional conducts a Covid-19 test in Johannesburg. Despite having one of the continent’s best public health systems, South Africa has fewer than 1,000 intensive care unit (ICU) beds for its 56 million ...
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Dr Imam Wada Bello, director in charge of public health at the Kano State Ministry of Health, has said Kano people would no longer have to worry about stock-out of Child Birth Spacing (CBS) commodities, thanks to the directive of the state government for the full reopening of all healthcare ...
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As African governments began plans for the reopening of schools, AU ECOSOCC and AfDB Gender, Women and Civil Society Department’s last bi-weekly COVID-19 awareness webinar series focused on the theme: Building resilience in education systems, post pandemic     One of the fallouts of the COVID-19 pandemic across the globe ...
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Former Governor of Oyo State, Senator Abiola Ajimobi has been buried. DAILY POST reports that Ajimobi who died on Thursday was buried some minutes after 10am. The remains was buried amid tight security. Our correspondent reports that a prayer is to be offered at 12 pm at his Mosque, Abiola ...
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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit at the Federal High Court, Abuja, against the Buhari administration and the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). It wants publication of names of Nigerians who have so far benefited from cash payments, food distribution and other reliefs and palliatives ...
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Zinedine Zidane has claimed that the Real Madrid job “wears you out”. The Frenchman speaking ahead of Sunday’s trip to Espanyol, also said he will not coach for another 20 years. “I won’t coach for 20 years. I’ll retire before that. I’m an unusual coach, anything could happen. I’m not ...
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Adams Oshiomhole, immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari personally invited him to head the party two years ago. Oshiomhole said Buhari asked him to head APC in a bid to reform the party and turn its fortune around. He disclosed ...
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On the occasion of this year’s International Day for the Elimination of Sexual Violence in Conflict, to be commemorated Friday, the member entities of United Nations Action against Sexual Violence in Conflict (UN Action), a cross-UN initiative that unites the work of 14 United Nations entities with the goal of ...
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This year’s World Refugee Day commemoration scheduled for Saturday under the theme: “Step With Refugees” calls for more public attention to the plight of the scores of millions of refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) worldwide, who had been forced to flee their homes due to wars, disasters, conflict and ...
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The Communications, Advocacy and Policy Opportunities and Outreach for Poop (CAPOOP) alliance, has launched an online collaborative platform aimed at sharing knowledge about water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) as well as enhancing expertise among water and sanitation experts in Africa.       CAPOOP, which is an alliance of organizations ...
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The African Union Development Agency-NEPAD (AUDA-NEPAD’s) regional media webinar series will commence with the West Africa edition come Friday, June 19, on the theme: “Communication in Africa in the time of COVID–19: Transitioning to online news and the implications thereof.”     As Africa grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...
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Dr Emmanuel Eze, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Director of SystemSpecs, in this interview with JUSTUS ADEJUMOH, spoke on the significance of technological innovation in Nigeria, and how SystemSpecs is at the forefront of financial technology (FinTech) revolution with its array of solutions such as Remita payment, collection and payroll ...
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With the onset of its season of harvest, prices of Guinea corn which started declining in June this year, reduced further during the review week. The commodity, a staple food which serves as a multi-purpose meal is mostly consumed by the elderly and children because of its nutritional value. Many ...
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(With Agency Report) – Coach Julen Lopetegui’s brief and inglorious reign as Real Madrid coach lasted just 139 days after the club confirmed he had been sacked on Monday. Lopetegui was dismissed following a meeting of the board of directors, who concluded that there had been a “great disproportion between the ...
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Signs of impending doom arising from the threats of arms proliferation have been multiplying for months. Olakunle Olafioye Security experts say more dire consequences are imminent for Nigeria if authorities in the country fail to come up with workable strategies on how to stem the inflow of arms and ammunition ...
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Substitute Marcus Rashford scored in stoppage time on Saturday for Manchester United to come from behind to beat Bournemouth 2-1 away. The win helped Manchester United close the gap on the top four in an exciting English Premier League clash. Callum Wilson had fired Bournemouth ahead in the 11th minute, ...
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The 14th edition of the Zenith Bank Women’s Basketball League will tip off today at the Indoor Sports hall of the National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos. The six teams emerged from the abridged league that held last week in Abuja and Enugu. In Enugu where the Atlantic Conference held, First Bank, ...
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“Now, enough is finally enough. So, our party is not that unknown. The party actually contested the 2015 presidential elections; it was number four.” Onyedika Agbedo Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, is the presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN). In this interview, Mrs Ezekwesili, ...
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Nigeria on Friday won the doubles event of the Puma ITF Wheelchair Tennis Futures in Abuja. The duo of Alex Adewale and Wasiu Yusuf won the doubles final by defeating Peter Naveh and Collins Omonde of Kenya 6-1, 6-0, while Kafayat Omisore paired Kemi Oluwasegun to beat Kenya’s Jane Ndenga ...
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University of Agriculture, Makurdi (UAM Tillers) won the maiden Higher Institution Football League (HiFL) on Saturday beating University of Calabar (Malabites) 5-4 on penalties after the final played at the Agege Stadium ended goalless. UAM Tillers started the game on the front foot, with their skipper Ebuka David at the ...
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Reacting to the news of Debe’s death, the Crown Prince of Nnewi ancient town, Barrister Obi Orizu said that the community received the news with shock. David Onwuchekwa, Nnewi The industrial community of Nnewi in Anambra State was yesterday thrown into a sorrowful mood following the death of Debe Odumegwu Ojukwu, ...
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Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State has lambasted the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, saying that he lacks respect for truth and decency. READ ALSO: Ogun APC leadership attacks Amosun for annulling result of 26 Assembly candidates The governor who was reacting to statements credited ...
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India has successfully begun making use of inland waterways to move heavy containers to reduce road and rail traffic, to make optimum utilisation of natural resources. A cargo vessel with as many as 16 containers belonging to “Pepsico’’ is currently moving on River Ganges from the eastern city of Kolkata ...
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The crisis of confidence between the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and the Ogun State leadership of the party worsened at the weekend as news filtered in that he had annulled the result of the primary election of the 26 winners to the state House of Assembly ...
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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Thursday that an Australian company had discovered oil deposits on Zimbabwe’s border with Mozambique. Economists, however, said It was far too early for the fuel-challenged country to start popping champagne corks. Mnangagwa said at an emergency press briefing that he had “important news for Zimbabwe.” ...
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• Okorocha offered me $2m bribe, says Gulak• Okorocha: He has no character • ‘Lies will fail APC in Ogun’, says Amosun The Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship primaries election committe in Imo State, Ahmed Gulak, alleged yesterday that Governor Rochas Okorocha offered him a $2million bribe ...
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The lawyer who represented a Christian woman in Pakistan, Asia Bibi, recently acquitted of blasphemy, has fled the country to Europe. Saif Mulook who is still Bibi’s lawyer said he had to flee for his life so that he could continue to represent the woman. Bibi was sentenced to death ...
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Rose Ejembi, Makurdi A young woman on Friday night killed her husband, three children and herself in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. The woman, Rachel, was said to have killed her husband, Nicholas Adestav, and slaughtered their three children, Ngwuavese, Senator and Joshua after which she was said to have ...
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Police investigators recovered semen-stained pants belonging to the suspect and his late mother from the room as exhibits. Tony Osauzo, Benin A 21-year-old boy has reportedly killed his mother and had multiple sex with her corpse in a bid to get rich quickly. The bizarre incident occurred in their rented ...
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