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Vincent Eze marks debut for Serbian club with match winner

FK Vojvodina new signing Vincent Eze gave his new club a lot to cheer after he scored the winning goal in their 2-0 win against Vozdovac as the Serbian Super League restarted after the winter break.

Rex Tillerson bids to ease Turkey tensions in Recep Erdogan talks

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, seeking to ease tensions between the NATO allies that reached new heights over Ankara's ongoing operation inside Syria.

Kaduna govt sponsors 6 students to study medicine in Cuba

Adamu Mansur, Permanent Secretary, Kaduna State Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, says the state government has sponsored six students to Cuba to study medicine under the state’s foreign scholarship scheme.

Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades re-elected

Cypriot President Nicos Anastasiades on Sunday won re-election for a second term, seeing off a leftist challenger with vows to restart talks to unify the island and cement an economic recovery.

Nicos Anastasiades leads in Cyprus presidential race

Nicos Anastasiades is heading for a second five-year term as president of the Republic of Cyprus, initial exit polls have projected.

Macauley Chrisantus joins Spanish side Real Murcia

One-time Nigeria schoolboy sensation Macauley Chrisantus has joined Spanish third-tier club Real Murcia till the end of the season.

Super Falcons to feature in Cyprus invitational tourney next month — NFF

The Super Falcons will feature in the Cyprus Women’s Cup, a global invitational football tournament for women´s national teams in February, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said.

Cyprus votes for president with eyes on new peace push

Voters in Cyprus headed to the polls Sunday for a presidential election that could determine if the divided island makes another push to reunite after the collapse of talks last year.

Five things to know about Cyprus

Cyprus is gearing up for presidential elections on January 28 that could determine whether the divided Mediterranean island resumes a push for reunification.

President vowing new peace push leads in Cyprus re-election bid

Cyprus gears up for a presidential election next week with incumbent Nicos Anastasiades favourite to win as he pledges a fresh push to reunify the divided island after talks collapsed last year.

Nigeria’s Shehu Abdullahi joins Turkish side Bursaspor

Nigeria international defender Shehu Abdullahi will on Monday become the ninth Nigerian player currently on the books of Turkish side Bursaspor after agreeing a four and half year deal ‎to join them from Cypriot side Anorthosis Famagusta.

Islamic State has been crushed – Theresa May

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Friday that although the Islamic State (IS) has been crushed, thanks mostly to the strike by the base personnel, it still poses threat to the region and Britain.

Ademola Lookman scores brace as Everton beats Apollon

Ademola Lookman scored twice as a weakened Everton team beat Apollon Limassol to end their failed Europa League campaign with their only win.

Everton’s Sam Allardyce misses Europa League finale in Cyprus

New Everton boss Sam Allardyce will miss the club's final Europa League game in Cyprus on Thursday due to a medical appointment.


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2019: Ex-Imo SSG Jude Ejiogu joins guber race

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Dapchi: President Buhari’s visit renewed our hopes – parents

Some parents of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to Dapchi had given them more assurance of rescuing the girls safely.