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DONE  DEAL: Birmingham complete the signing ofTWO  Arsenal players

DONE DEAL: Birmingham complete the signing ofTWO Arsenal players

Arsenal fullbacks Carl Jenkinson and Cohen Bramall join Birmingham City on loan Birmingham City have signed Arsenalpair Carl Jenkinsonand Cohen Bramallon season-long loan deals. Arsene Wenger has continued offloading players from his oversized first-team squad, with 25-year-old Jenkinson leaving the club loan for the second time, following spells at West Ham in 2014/15 and 2015/16. The right-back’s last Premier League […]

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Poch: Spurs better than poor Chelsea

Poch: Spurs better than poor Chelsea

Pochettino: Spurs much better than poor Chelsea side The Spurs manager believes his side showed attacking intent and were unlucky to lose to a clinical performance from Antonio Conte’s men Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has taken aim at Chelsea’s performance after crashing to a 2-1 defeat against the Premier League championsat Wembley. The Blues had 32 per cent of possession […]

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PHOTOS: FOUR-STOREY BUILDING COLLAPSE, INJURING THREE, IN ILLORIN, KWARA STATE.

PHOTOS: FOUR-STOREY BUILDING COLLAPSE, INJURING THREE, IN ILLORIN, KWARA STATE.

A four-storey building has collapsed in Ilorin, the Kwara State Capital. The building which is being constructed as a hotel collapsed on Friday morning, around the Sulugambari road, injuring three workers. Although no causality has been recorded yet, the injured workers have been taken to the hospital. Pix after the cut..

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PHOTOS: DEVASTATING FLOOD HITS FREETOWN, SIERRIA LONE
BANIRE: APC SPOKESPERSONS FIGHT OVER BOLAJI ABDULLAHI

BANIRE: APC SPOKESPERSONS FIGHT OVER BOLAJI ABDULLAHI

Controversy in the wake of purported suspension of APC’s legal adviser Muiz Banire has pitched the party’s spokesmen in Lagos and Abuja against each other. APC’s publicity secretary in the FCT  Adaji Usman on Monday asked his Lagos counterpart Joe Igbokwe to retract his statement that the party’s national publicity secretary Bolaji Abdullahi could not speak for the party or […]

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SENATE ASKS FG TO MAKE DOLLAR AVAILABLE TO PILGRIMS AT N200

SENATE ASKS FG TO MAKE DOLLAR AVAILABLE TO PILGRIMS AT N200

The Nigerian Senate has asked the Federal Government to “as matter of urgency” make dollar available to Nigerians embarking on pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia or Israel at N200, lower than what was approved in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and the Appropriations Act. The Senate’s call, on Thursday, followed the adoption of the report on “Extortion of Pilgrims By National […]

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70 YEAR OLD WIDOW BANISHED FOR HAVING SEX ON LATE HUSBAND’S BED

70 YEAR OLD WIDOW BANISHED FOR HAVING SEX ON LATE HUSBAND’S BED

For allegedly having sex with a man on her late husband’s matrimonial bed, a 70 woman been banished from her community. The widow Mrs Maria Okoh, it was gathered, was allegedly caught by her granddaughter allegedly having sex with the 30 year old man said to be  her lover at Amaudo Nkpoghoro village, Afikpo North Local Government Area of Ebonyi […]

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GOVERNORS SET UP COMMITTEE ON STATE POLICE, FUNDING

GOVERNORS SET UP COMMITTEE ON STATE POLICE, FUNDING

The Nigerian Governors’ Forum, on Wednesday night, set up a six-man committee to look into the various funding options for the Nigeria Police as well as consider the possibility of state police in the country. The decision was taken after a presentation made to members by the Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, at the forum’s meeting held behind closed […]

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MINISTER ORDERS NERDC TO SEPARATE CRK, IRK IN CURRICULUM

MINISTER ORDERS NERDC TO SEPARATE CRK, IRK IN CURRICULUM

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, has instructed the Nigerian Educational Research and Development Council to make the Christian Religious Knowledge and the Islamic Religious Knowledge distinctive subjects in the basic education curriculum. The minister gave this directive on Thursday in Abuja, during his meeting with stakeholders from the six geo-political zones and the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The […]

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SEVEN BANKS ‘HIDE N249.6B FOR UNKNOWN GOVT OFFICIALS’

SEVEN BANKS ‘HIDE N249.6B FOR UNKNOWN GOVT OFFICIALS’

A Federal High Court in Lagos yesterday ordered seven banks to remit to the Federal Government $793,200,000 (about N249,659,700,000.00) allegedly hidden with them in breach of the Treasury Single Account (TSA) policy. A vacation judge, Justice Chuka Obiozor, made the interim order following an ex parte application by the office of the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF). The judge warned […]

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