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Game of Thrones fans fired up for final season

Three hundred die-hard Game of Thrones fans laughed, howled and moaned their way through the premiere of the hugely popular fantasy saga’s last season in New York on Sunday.
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Manchester City’s Benjamin Mendy vows to stay out of trouble

Benjamin Mendy has promised to stick to the rules at Manchester City as the French star returned to action following a turbulent season.

Russia 2018: Some Lagosians cry over losses to bet

The early exit of football teams of the supposedly heavy-weight countries at the just concluded world biggest football fiesta tagged “Russia 2018‘’, which ended on July 15, resorted into joys to the betting companies.

In Uganda, football fever causes betting flutter

On a pot-holed street by Uganda's sprawling central jail, young men stream into a luminous betting shop that stands out from the surrounding dingy grocery stores lit by paraffin lamps.

World Cup: Authorities across Asia gear up to fight illegal gambling operators

Law enforcement and regulatory forces in Asia say they are gearing up to fight illegal gambling operators who have ramped up activities in the region ahead of the World Cup, making use of savvy technology and cryptocurrencies to evade prosecution.

Prince William’s wife Kate in hospital in labour

Kate, the wife of Britain’s Prince William, was admitted to hospital, in London, on Monday, in the early stages of labour, Kensington Palace announced.

Czechs vote in knife-edge presidential run-off

Czechs returned to the polls Saturday for a second day of voting in a presidential run-off pitting pro-Russian incumbent Milos Zeman against liberal pro-European rival Jiri Drahos that promises to go down to the wire.

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Governor Ugwuanyi offers automatic employment to Christian Chukwu’s son

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State, a delegation from the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) led by its President, Amaju Pinnick, and the representative of Femi Otedola, Founder of Zenon Petroleum and Gas Ltd, Philip Akinola, on Wednesday paid a get- well visit to former Green Eagles’ Captain and Coach of Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, at his Enugu residence.

Governor Ganduje to prioritise education to move Kano forward

Kano State governor, Dr Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has said he’ll prioritise education in his second term, stating that the era of election and politicking is over and what is needed now is for all stakeholders to join hands and work in the interest of the state.
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Ninth National Assembly: Southeast APC summons emergency meeting

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South East zone, has summoned an emergency meeting to deliberate on the ongoing crisis over sharing of leadership positions in the incoming 9th National Assembly.
The Chief Medical Director of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, OAUTH, Ile-Ife, Professor Victor Adetiloye, on Wednesday asserted that there was no reason for any Nigerian to seek medical attention abroad.

CMD: Nigerians have no reason going abroad for treatment

The Chief Medical Director of Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospital, OAUTH, Ile-Ife, Professor Victor Adetiloye, on Wednesday asserted that there was no reason for any Nigerian to seek medical attention abroad.

Central bank injects $210 million in inter-bank forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Wednesday gave $210million to the inter-bank foreign exchange market.