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Soldier who killed motorcyclist over N100 in Abia dismissed

By Ugochukwu Alaribe UMUAHIA— Nigerian Army has dismissed Lance Corporal Ajayi Johnson, who was accused of killing an okada rider, Chimaobi Nwaogu, at his community, Umuokereke Ngwa in Obingwa Local Government Area of Abia State. File: Soldiers Johnson had, on August 7, allegedly killed Chimaobi for refusing to part with N100 at a military checkpoint […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (USA-MLS) #DCUnited vs #NewYorkRedBulls: 1-2.

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Soccer #Livescore: (CAN-PL) #CavalryFC vs #York9FC: 3-1.

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Soccer #Livescore: (USA-USL) #SouthGeorgiaTormentaFC vs #Chattanooga: 1-1.

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Soccer #Livescore: (USA-USL) #NashvilleSc vs #NewYorkRedBullsII: 1-2.

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Soccer #Livescore: (BOL-LFPB) #RealPotosi vs #RoyalPariSion: 2-0.

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Soccer #Livescore: (BRA-SB) #PontePreta vs #CRB: 0-1.

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COSEYL wants Njoku, pioneer UNILAG, UNN VC immortalised

By Anayo Okoli ENUGU—A group, Coalition of South East Youth Leaders, COSEYL, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to immortalise the late Professor Eni Njoku in recognition of his contributions to the growth of education in Nigeria, particularly in the field of science. Unilag According to COSEYL, Professor Njoku was the beacon and the bedrock […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (USA-NWSL) #ChicagoRedStarsW vs #OrlandoPrideW: 0-2.

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Soccer #Livescore: (CON-CL) #Flamengo vs #Internacional: 0-0. Kick Off

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Soccer #Livescore: (COL-PA) #OnceCaldas vs #Patriotas: 1-1.

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CAF Champions League: Kotoko coach: We didn’t deserve to lose against Pillars

The mind game continues as the second leg of the CAF Champions League preliminaries between Nigerian flagbearer Kano Pillars and their Ghanaian foes, Asante Kotoko whom they defeated 3-2 in the first leg a fortnight ago draws nearer. CAF Champions League Kotoko coach, Kjetil Zachariassen has reiterated that his club did not deserve to lose […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (USA-MLS) #NewYorkCityFC vs #ColumbusCrew: 0-0.

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APC inaugurates 2 screening committees for Kogi, Bayelsa primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Wednesday, inaugurated two screening committees to examine and scrutinise aspirants contesting for the party’s governorship primaries on Aug.  29. APC logo The National Chairman of APC,  Adams Oshiomhole who inaugurated the committees in Abuja, urged them to do a proper screening. He said proper screening of candidates would avoid […]

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VC urges inclusion of private varsities in TETFund support

Prof. Idika Kalu, the Vice-Chancellor of Evangel University, Okpoto in Ebonyi has appealed to the Federal Government to include private universities in the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund) support. Kalu made the appeal during a media interaction in his office on Wednesday, saying that it was regrettable that private universities were excluded from the fund. […]

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Messi ‘made me better player’, says Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo admitted on Wednesday his long-time rivalry with Lionel Messi has made him “a better player” and that he enjoys a “healthy” rivalry with the Argentine great. However, Portuguese star Ronaldo, whose influence at Real Madrid mirrored that of Messi at Barcelona before he left for Juventus, admitted that the pair have never socialised […]

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Lalong to Tallen: “Do not listen to gossips”

Gov Simon Lalong of Plateau has advised Mrs Pauline Tallen, the Minister of Women Affairs, to avoid listening to gossips from people that had no good intentions for Plateau. Lalong “You should not listen to gossip from people who don’t mean well for Plateau. There are people who would sow seeds of discord between me […]

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On-loan Nketiah fires Leeds back to top of Championship

On-loan striker Eddie Nketiah came off the bench to score a 81st-minute winner as Leeds beat Brentford 1-0 on Wednesday to go back to the top of the English Championship. Nketiah The 20-year-old, on loan at Elland Road from Arsenal, had only been on the pitch four minutes when he scored from a close range […]

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Secondus to aspirants: Don’t rely on party leaders for PDP governorship ticket

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has advised its members seeking the party’s nod to contest the Kogi and Bayelsa governorship elections against relying on the party’s leaders for the ticket. Uche Secondus The National Chairman of the party, Mr Uche Secondus, gave the advice on Tuesday in Abuja, at the presentation of clearance certificates to the […]

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Governors meet to discuss NFIU’s directive on LG funds, health issues

The 36 state governors under the umbrella of Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) are meeting in Abuja to discuss an update on the recent directive of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) on local government funds. The governors according to the agenda of the Wednesday’s meeting are also expected to discuss and review update on Primary […]

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55 % of Nigerians have no access to electricity – Clean Tech

Clean Tech Hub, a Non-Governmental Organization which focuses on research, policy development and consumer awareness on climate resilience, says 55 per cent of Nigerians lacked access to electricity.‎ Speaking during a workshop on promoting citizens access to clean energy solution in Nigeria”A Gender Approach” the facilitator,Mr Mark Amaza said that 93 million Nigerians lacked access […]

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UNILAG graduate beats 15 contestants, gets LNI scholarship in AUB

By Dayo Adesulu LAGOS—A graduate of Petroleum and Gas Engineering, University of Lagos (UNILAG), Mr. Ajibola Olubando, has emerged recipient of the Lebanese Nigeria Initiative, LNI, scholarship programme.  Unilag Olubando defeated other 15 contesting students to clinch the prestigious scholarship. With this feat, Olubando is now the first Nigerian postgraduate student to enjoy the scholarship. […]

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Soccer #Livescore: (CON-CL) #LDUDeQuito vs #BocaJuniors: 0-1.

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Champions League Play-off: Hoarau penalty denies Red Star first leg win

Guillaume Hoarau’s second-half penalty claimed a 2-2 draw to deny former winners Red Star Belgrade a comeback victory over Young Boys in the Champions League’s play-off round first leg on Wednesday. Hoarau Roger Assale scored early on for the hosts before Milos Degenek and Mateo Garcia put the 1991 European champions 2-1 up shortly after […]

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Ogboru vs Okowa: Delta tribunal reserves judgement

By Festus Ahon ASABA—DELTA State Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Asaba, yesterday, reserved judgement in the petition by the governorship candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Great Ogboru, against Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the March 9, 2019, gubernatorial election. Okowa and Ogboru Ogboru is challenging the return of Okowa […]