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Manchester United winger, Shola Shoretire, set a new club record after making his Europa League debut on Thursday night. Shoretire was introduced in the second half of their 0-0 draw with Real Sociedad at Old Trafford.

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Referees in the English Premier League are paying for their mistakes, missing out on annual performance-related bonuses of up to £50,000 with each error, SportsMail reports.

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On Wednesday, 24th of February, the Nigerian Senate confirmed the appointment of Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) following his appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The state government also directs the 10 schools it shut last week over the hijab controversy to reopen on Monday.

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The only commercial bank in Kagara was shut down since September 2, 2020 when it was raided by bandits who carted away the cash they found in the vaults.

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South Africa recorded 1 676 new Covid-19 infections by Thursday, along with 144 new Covid-19-related deaths.

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The warrant of arrest has been stayed until his next court appearance, says National Prosecuting Authority regional spokesperson Luxolo Tyali.

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The Lagos State Consumer Protection Agency (LASCOPA) on Thursday, shut down the Home Affairs Supermarket for allegedly selling expired products. The General Manager of LASCOPA, Afolabi Solebo Esq, who made this known in a tweet via its official Twitter account, said that the supermarket located at 21, Ijaye Road, Ogba was sealed for displaying expired […] Lagos govt seals supermarket for allegedly selling expired products

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Nigerian singer, David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido, has revealed his billionaire father, Adedeji Adeleke, worked as a manager at Burger King, a fast-food restaurant in the US before he became wealthy.

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Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH) is again trending in the news over a sex tape. It is still unclear if any of the individuals in the viral video is a lecturer or student of the school.

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February 25, 2021 (WASHINGTON) - U.S. Senator Bob Menendez, who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, called on President Biden and his administration to work for the extension of the mandate of the Darfur peacekeeping force by the UN Security Council.

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The Wynberg Magistrate's Court has provisionally withdrawn rape charges against an ANC councillor in Johannesburg.

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You'll need to be worth $4.4 million to be considered in the top 1% in the US, but a net worth of R300,000 will do it in Kenya.

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The awaited rainy season when farmers in this part of the world will resume their farming activities to ensure availability of food in the country for Nigerians, is almost here.

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Thursday buried officers who died in the Beechcraft King Air B350i crash on February 21. The personnel were laid to rest at the National Military Cemetery in Karonmajigi, Airport Road, Abuja.

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The Nigeria Center for Disease Control, NCDC, has confirmed 634 more cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in 22 states and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

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The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), hss vowed that the next President of Nigeria must be a Muslim from the South Western region of the country.

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Boko Haram attacked passengers along the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway in the Auno axis of Borno State on Thursday. Troops rushed to the scene but it is unclear if the terrorists abducted some civilians before their arrival.

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The Kwara State Government has approved the use of hijab in schools. Mamma Sabah Jibril, Secretary to the State Government, announced the decision in a statement Thursday night.

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Boko Haram has threatened to eliminate Bulus Yakuru, a Pastor abducted on Christmas eve in Borno State. The Abubakar Shekau-led faction snatched the cleric after killing some civilians in an attack on Pemi village near Chibok.

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The draw for the Europa League Round of 16 will take place on Friday, February 26. The event kicks off 1pm CET.

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Even as the exercise to impound all rickety vehicles plying Nigerian roads by the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has started today, transporters and motorists operating in Osun State have kicked against the directive of the Corps Commander, Boboye Oyeyemi to its zonal and sector commanders.

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Tomorrow Friday, February 26th, 2021 marks the second anniversary of the Council on Foreign Relation-Ghana (CFR Ghana), the country rsquo;s first think tank which specializes in Ghana rsquo;s foreign policy and international affairs.

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The deployment of COVID-19 vaccines in Africa has accelerated amid the quest to contain the virus and reopen the continent’s economy, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said. Matshidiso Moeti, the WHO Regional

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Vanguard Media Ltd., publishers of Vanguard newspapers, the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, and Bankers Committee’s Initiative for Economic Growth, held a one-day summit on the theme “How to Overcome the Pitfalls

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By Gerald Eze The recent issue of banditry all over the country is a clear sign that the human life in Nigeria suffers indignity. While musical instruments can be found in the

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By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja Following measures to contain spread and infection of novel Coronavirus, COVID-19 pandemic in Nigeria, 21 million people in six states have benefited from WaterAid Nigeria and Heineken

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Eight soldiers were killed and five others injured in an attack on an army base in Bandiagara, in Mali’s central region of Mopti, the military confirmed on its website on Friday. Unidentified

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By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja The International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, IITA, under the Building an Economically Sustainable, Integrated Cassava Seed System, Phase 2 (BASICS-II) and SANO Food Limited have partnered to

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A 20-year-old man, Williams Zakari, was on Friday arraigned at a Karu Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, for allegedly stealing a pupil’s school bag. Zakari, of no fixed address, is facing one

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