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Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.

Jose Mourinho meets Tottenham squad after being named as new boss

Jose Mourinho was at Tottenham’s training ground to meet his new squad following his appointment as Mauricio Pochettino’s replacement at the struggling Premier League club on Wednesday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on September 4, 2019 shows the logo of the US social networking website Twitter, displayed on a smart-phone screen, in Lille, northern France. – Several features on Twitter were down on October 2, 2019, the platform said, with users from Japan to the USA reporting they were unable to log in, use the mobile app or see direct messages.”We’ve been experiencing outages across Twitter and TweetDeck,” the social media giant said in a statement, without giving a reason for the disruption. “You might have had trouble Tweeting, getting notifications, or viewing DMs. We’re currently working on a fix, and should be back to normal soon.” (Photo by Denis Charlet / AFP)

Twitter accuses UK of misleading public in election row

Twitter accused Britain’s governing Conservatives on Wednesday of misleading the public by rebranding themselves as fact-checkers during a live TV election debate, fuelling concerns about trust in politics.
Simon Cheng demonstrates one of the stress positions Chinese security officers forced him to stand in for hours each day. OLIVER MARCENY

Former UK consulate employee says Chinese secret police torture him

A former employee of Britain’s Hong Kong consulate said Chinese secret police beat him, deprived him of sleep and chained him as they pressed him for information about activists leading the pro-democracy protests, the BBC and Wall Street Journal reported.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on December 25, 2012 Britain’s Prince Andrew, Duke of York, leaves following the Royal family Christmas Day church service at St Mary Magdalene Church in Sandringham, Norfolk, in the east of England, on December 25, 2012. – Britain’s Prince Andrew has said on August 18, 2019 he was “appalled” by allegations of sexual abuse surrounding Jeffrey Epstein after a video was released purporting to show him at the home of the convicted paedophile in 2010. (Photo by LEON NEAL / AFP)

Paedophilia: Australian universities cut ties with Britain’s Prince Andrew

Two Australian universities severed ties with a charity founded by Prince Andrew Wednesday, after the British royal refused to recant his friendship with late sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.
Prince Harry - Meghan Markle

Meghan Markle goes hard on tabloids in ongoing lawsuit

Meghan Markle is accusing the British tabloids of fabricating stores that, in her words, are “untrue” and “offensive” in new court filings from her ongoing lawsuit against the British press.

ICC to examine claims of British war crimes in Iraq, Afghanistan

The International Criminal Court (ICC) has said it would examine claims in a BBC documentary that British soldiers might have committed war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Man exhumes parents’ bodies to exchange bones for motorbike

A man has been arrested for allegedly digging up his parents’ bodies so he can exchange their bones for a motorbike.
Saudi Arabia’s state security agency says a social media post on one of its accounts that categorised feminism as extremism was a mistake.

South Arabia apologises for video labelling feminism as extremism

Saudi Arabia’s state security agency says a social media post on one of its accounts that categorised feminism as extremism was a mistake.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that they will continue to speak to Eberechi Eze for him to commit his international future to Nigeria.

Gernot Rohr: We would continue to talk to Eberechi Eze to play for Nigeria

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that they will continue to speak to Eberechi Eze for him to commit his international future to Nigeria.
Trent Alexander-Arnold has vowed Liverpool will be ready for an open and attacking match when unbeaten Arsenal travel to Anfield on Saturday.

Liverpool’s Trent Alexander-Arnold eyes captain’s armband

Liverpool right back Trent Alexander-Arnold has already played in two Champions League finals and is set to make his 100th appearance for the club on Saturday and the 21-year-old now has his sights set on the captain’s armband.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Sex-for-grades: Stop going to lecturers unnecessarily – Minister tells students

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it is embarrassed by increased allegations of sexual misconduct in the country’s tertiary institutions.

UNIPORT unveils policy document on sex for grades

The federal government is embarrassed by increased allegations of sexual misconduct in the country’s tertiary institutions, the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has said.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said he has a lot of reasons to be confident, despite Manchester United's worst start to a Premier League season.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer: Manchester United’s results have hurt

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s relief at Manchester United securing their first Premier League away win in eight months over struggling Norwich has been tempered by the “hurt” he has felt over their results this season, he told the BBC.
Safiyya Ahmad has won the 2019 BBC Hausa Short Story Writing Competition, with a story titled- “Maraici” (Ophanhood) after beating 25 other contestants.

Safiyya Ahmad wins BBC Hausa short story completion

Safiyya Ahmad has won the 2019 BBC Hausa Short Story Writing Competition, with a story titled: “Maraici” (Ophanhood) after beating 25 other contestants.
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Abortion, same-sex marriage now legal in Northern Ireland

Same-sex marriage and abortion became legal in Northern Ireland at the stroke of midnight Tuesday.
Authorities remove the body of Valerie Lundeen - who was stabbed to death by her son, cops said.

Tarzan star’s wife stabbed to death by their son

The wife of Ron Ely, star of the 1960s Tarzan TV series, was stabbed to death by their son at their California home on Tuesday evening, say police.

Why I shot video with Aisha Buhari screaming – Mamman Daura’s daughter

Fatima, one of the “daughters” of President Muhammadu Buhari’s confidant, Mamman Daura, has offered explanation for why she shot the video in which the First Lady, Aisha Buhari, was shouting at the top of her voice in the Presidential Villa.
Queen Elizabeth II, broke the tradition by wearing a lighter crown for Monday’s state opening of parliament, instead of the heavier one she had worn for the same event 64 times before.

Queen Elizabeth swaps imperial crown for lighter tiara in break from tradition

Queen Elizabeth II, broke the tradition by wearing a lighter crown for Monday’s state opening of parliament, instead of the heavier one she had worn for the same event 64 times before.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sweating on Mo Salah’s fitness ahead of Palace trip

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

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President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari, APC governors to meet in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
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Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.