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UK releases new clips of Russian nerve agent attack suspects

British police have released CCTV footage of two suspected Russian intelligence agents walking toward Sergei Skripal’s home on the day of the former spy’s poisoning with a nerve agent.

Tunisia extends state of emergency for another month

Tunisian President, Beji Essebsi, has decided to extend the state of emergency for one more month starting from Nov. 7, the presidency said on Tuesday.
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Eric Cantona joins Juan Mata’s Common Goal initiative

Eric Cantona has become the latest star name to sign up to Juan Mata's Common Goal initiative.
The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the Osun State governorship election, Senator Ademola Adeleke, on Saturday said he would emerge the winner of the election, provided it is free and fair.

Osun election: Ademola Adeleke vows to seek legal redress

The Campaign Organisation for the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Adeleke Ademola, in the Osun State governorship election has condemned the outcome of the rerun and has vowed to uphold the mandate of the people, by seeking legal redress.

Court adjourns Raymond Dokpesi’s N5 billion suit against Lai Mohammed until October 23

FCT High Court, Apo, on Monday adjourned until October 23, the alleged N5billion defamation suit, instituted by Chief Raymond Dokpesi against the Minister of Information and Culture and Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice.

FIFA to regulate transfer fees, player loans

FIFA task force has proposed the use of an algorithm to calculate transfer fees as well as a luxury tax and a limit on the number of players who can be loaned in a report on possible reforms to the soccer transfer system.

Super Eagles coach banned, fined over payment

The Nigeria Football Federation on Wednesday said it had banned Super Eagles coach Salisu Yusuf for 12 months and fined him $5,000 (4,300 euros) for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents.

NAHCO records N4.6 billion half year turnover

Ajakaye said that this was against the N3.71 billion recorded in the same period under review in 2017, adding that it showed an improved financial performance.

Court affirms Cyril Ogodo-led Delta APC exco

A Delta State High Court sitting in the Kwale Judicial Division has restrained the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, the Independent National Electoral Commission and two others from recognising or dealing with any other faction except the Chief Cyril Ogodo-led State Working Committee of the party in the state.

Federal government orders NFF to comply with Supreme Court verdict

The Federal Government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has directed the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), a parastatal under it to comply with the judgment of the Supreme Court delivered on April 27, 2018, which restored the orders of the Federal High Court, setting aside the purported election into the Executive Committee of the NFF held on September 30, 2014.

Court bars Police, EFCC, DSS, from searching Governor Wike’s houses

The Federal High Court Abuja has barred the Nigerian Police, the EFCC and the Department of State Security Service, (DSS) from searching houses belonging to Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers.

AGF: Senator Omo-Agege’s suspension illegal

The Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) Mr Abubakar Malami (SAN) told the Federal High Court Abuja on Monday that the suspension of Sen. Ovie Omo-Agege was unconstitutional, illegal and unlawful.

NURTW hails Governor Okowa over stoppage of haulage fees in Delta

Delta State Council of National Union of Road Transport Workers, (NURTW), has described the stoppage of the collection of haulage fees in Delta State as a great development towards a peaceful state.

Documentary on President Buhari at this time shows he has no human feeling –...

The Advocacy for Integrity and Economic Development has described the documentary made by the Presidency to show the “human side” of President Muhammadu Buhari as an inhuman gesture by the Buhari-led administration at a time when citizens are in general discomfort due to scarcity of fuel, high unemployment rate and swelling cost of food items.

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Nigeria international Kelechi Iheanacho made 100th appearances as he started for Leicester against Norwich but was pulled out by for Demarai Gray after just 39 minutes following a tactical move from Brendan Rodgers.

Brendan Rodgers fears Manchester City’s buy-back clause on Kelechi Iheanacho

Leicester City manager, Brendan Rodgers, admits he is unsure whether Super Eagles midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho’s future lies with Manchester City or the Foxes, after reports about his contract came up for discussion in a press briefing where the Irishman gave an update on the club’s transfer direction.
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Policeman remanded over ‘murder of housewife’

The Lagos State Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ebute Meta, yesterday remanded a former policeman, Joseph Oriyomi, in Ikoyi Correctional Centre over alleged murder of a housewife.

Wife stabs husband to death in Katsina

The Police have arrested a 19-year-old housewife, Rabi Shamsudden, for allegedly stabbing her husband, Shamsudden Salisu, to death at Danjanku Tasha, Malumfashi Local Government Area (LGA) of Katsina State.

Sultan of Sokoto: Why North loses $1.5 billion yearly

The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has disclosed that desertification has led to loss of resources in many areas in northern Nigeria.

Lassa fever: Four deaths in Taraba, one in Kaduna

Four persons have been confirmed dead in Taraba State just as Kaduna State announced the death of 36-year-old man on Monday following the outbreak of Lassa fever in the country.