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2018 World Cup breaks viewing record

The 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia has broken viewing records across streaming platforms as number of soccer fans tuning in on a variety of devices reach alarming proportion.

Robbie Williams to perform at World Cup opening ceremony

British pop star Robbie Williams will perform at the World Cup opening ceremony in Moscow on Thursday, the world football governing body FIFA and the singer’s representatives said.

No programme, no debate but Vladimir Putin cruising to poll win

Running with a lacklustre slogan, no programme and refusing to debate his opponents, it sometimes seems like Russian President Vladimir Putin is not campaigning for re-election at all.

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Election: Senator Abe denies working for Governor Wike

A leader of the All Progressives Congress in Rivers State, Senator Abe Magnus, has debunked claims by Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, that he is working with the State Governor Nyesom Wike against the party.
Wim Vanhelleputte

Uganda deports MTN chief executive over security concerns

Uganda’s security agencies and immigration department have deported the chief executive of the largest telecommunications company in the country over security reasons.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on August 30, 2018 South Africa’s Caster Semenya reacts after winning the women’s 800 metres during the IAAF Diamond League “Weltklasse” athletics meeting at the Letzigrund stadium in Zurich. – The South African government on February 15, 2019 threw its weight behind Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week’s landmark hearing against proposed rules that aim to restrict testosterone levels in female runners. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)

South African government rally behind Caster Semenya on IAAF’s new gender rules

The South African government on Friday threw its weight behind Olympic 800 metres champion Caster Semenya ahead of next week’s landmark hearing against proposed rules that aim to restrict testosterone levels in female runners.

Community protests killing of farmer by suspected herdsmen

The people of Ayegbaju Ekiti in the Oye Local Government Area of Ekiti State staged a violent protest over alleged killing of a farmer, Elijah Ogor, by suspected herdsmen.

Abia NSCDC deploys 25,000 operatives for elections

Mr Nnamdi Nwannukwu, the Commandant, Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps in Abia, said that the command will deploy 25,000 operatives to join other sister-security agencies for Saturday’s presidential and National Assembly polls in the state.