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Woman dies after being hit by Uber self-driving car

A woman died of her injuries after being struck by a Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona, police say, prompting the ride-hailing company to suspend ts autonomous-vehicle programme across the US and Canada.

Roger Federer survives scare, to face Juan Martin del Potro in Indian Wells final

World number one Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric to beat him 5-7 6-4 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells in the U.S.

Morocco bid needs $16 billion for plans to host 2026 World Cup

Morocco says it will need to spend almost $16 billion to prepare to host the 2026 World Cup, with every proposed stadium and training ground built from scratch or renovated.

Official: Canada to send peacekeepers to Mali

Canadian peacekeepers backed by helicopters will join UN Blue Helmets in the troubled west African nation of Mali before autumn, a government source said on Friday.

UN allocates $9m to support life-saving aid in Nigeria’s Northeast

The United Nations through the Nigeria Humanitarian Fund, has allocated US$9 million to provide life-saving aid to some 60,000 children, women and men recently displaced by ongoing hostilities in Borno State, including $2 million in support of the UN Humanitarian Air Service for frontline responders in north-east Nigeria.

Federer breezes into quarters at Indian Wells

World No. 1 Roger Federer's remarkable run continued as he booked his quarter-final berth in the ATP Indian Wells Masters with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Jeremy Chardy on Wednesday.

FIFA to give VAR green light at World Cup

FIFA are expected to rubber-stamp video assistant referee technology (VAR) for this summer's World Cup despite lingering opposition from within and outside football.

World Happiness Report: Nigeria ranks 91, 5th in Africa

Nigeria has been ranked the 91st happiest nation of the world, and fifth in Africa in the 2018 World Happiness Report.

World’s Happiest Countries: Nigeria ranks 91, Finland tops rating

Finland is the world’s happiest country, according to an annual survey issued on Wednesday that put Burundi at the bottom of the happiness index and Nigerians at 91st position.

Ike Diogu, Ofoegbu Chima lead D’Tigers charge for Commonwealth Games

Diogu is joined by other foreign-based stars like Uchenna Iroegbu, Olatunji Olalekan Graham and Ofoegbu Uchechi Chima (all USA) as well as Philippines based Orizu Prince Ifeanyi.

US SEC sanctions KPMG, Deloitte for poor audit

The top U.S. securities regulator on Tuesday charged foreign affiliates of three major accounting firms – KPMG, Deloitte & Touche and BDO – for conducting audits without proper oversight from the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board.

US donates drones to Philippines to fight terrorism

The United States gave the Philippine Air Force, on Tuesday, its first surveillance drone system, as the two nations step up cooperation in the battle against jihadist militants.

Guinea-Bissau backs Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup

The President of the Guinea-Bissau's Football Federation, Manuel Nascimento, says his country will vote for Morocco staging the 2026 World Cup.

Senators Saraki, Ekweremadu congratulate Chile Eboe-Osuji on election as ICC President

Senate President Bukola Saraki on Monday congratulated Mr Chile Eboe-Osuji, a Nigerian Judge, on his election as the President of the International Criminal Court (ICC).


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Andy Robertson: Mo Salah can emulate Lionel Messi if he builds on this season

Mohamed Salah was unplayable against Watford, underlining why he is "one of the best in the business", according to Liverpool team-mate Andy Robertson.

Suspect: Senator Melaye gave me AK47 rifle, 2 guns to destabilise Kogi

One of the two suspects paraded by the police on Monday in Kogi State has narrated how Senator Dino Melaye representing Kogi west in the national assembly gave him an AK47 rifle, two pump action guns and N430, 000 to cause mayhem in Kogi State.

EMMAN: Meter assets regulation policy will create employment opportunities

The Electricity Meters Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (EMMAN) on Monday said that the new Meter Assets Regulation (MAP) policy in the power sector would create massive employment opportunities for Nigerians.

Ladan Bosso flays ‘wasteful’ FC Ifeanyiubah

FC Ifeanyiubah coach Ladan Bosso has said ‘The Anambra Warriors’ were wasteful and also hard done by luck in their 1-0 defeat at El-Kanemi Warriors in Sunday’s match day 13 of the 2017/2018 NPFL.

2019: Cleric declares for governorship in Ebonyi

The General overseer of Eternal Light World Christian Church, Prophet Adol Awam, on Monday declared intention to run for governorship position in the forthcoming 2019 general election in Ebonyi State.

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FIFA to give VAR green light at World Cup

FIFA are expected to rubber-stamp video assistant referee technology (VAR) for this summer's World Cup despite lingering opposition from within and outside football.

Coordinator: NYSC introduces monthly biometric clearance to check absenteeism

The National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) has introduced monthly biometric clearance to corps members as against the manual method to eliminate issues of absenteeism and abscondment of the corps members from their places of primary assignment.

Last woman standing and the return of strong men

The exit of Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson from office in January at the end of her second term as Liberian president left Ameenah Gurib-Fakim as the last African woman president standing.

Napoli’s Marek Hamsik still has eyes on Serie A title

Napoli skipper Marek Hamsik insists his side are still in the Serie A title race as they battle to avoid falling seven points behind Juventus before the international break.

Manchester United crash out of UEFA Champions League

Manchester United suffered a shock exit in the UEFA Champions League last 16 with a 2-1 loss to Sevilla after substitute Wissam Yedder struck twice at Old Trafford on Tuesday.