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Journalists ‘beaten’ by presidential guards

Three journalists were “beaten” by presidential bodyguards in an attack at a football match in Sierra Leone which left one of them in hospital, a union said Monday.

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Chelsea winger Willian is ‘upset and offended’ by the way his career with the club has ended, the UK Sun reports.

Martin Keown: Willian a safer bet for Arsenal than Philippe Coutinho

Willian is a “safer bet” for Arsenal than Philippe Coutinho, admits Martin Keown, with Mikel Arteta considered to be making the right decision when it comes to acquiring more creativity.
The All Progressives Congress has named the Governor of Kogi State, Yahaya Bello as chairman of its Ondo State Governorship Primary Election Committee.

IPAC tasks Kogi governor on council polls

The Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria, (IPAC) Kogi State Chapter has called on Governor Yahaya Bello to sack his appointees overseeing affairs of the 21 Local Government Areas of the State and the State Independent Electoral Commission (SIEC) to stop foot dragging on the conduct of a credible Local Government election in the State.

NDDC writes Senator Nwaoboshi, gives him two weeks to refund N2.552 billion

Peter Clever Okoro Esq., Director, Legal Services, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, in a letter dated July 5 addressed to Senator Peter Nwaoboshi asked him to refund N2.552 billion within two weeks

OYRTMA: Hit and run driver kills man in Ibadan

This is contained in a statement signed and issued on Saturday in Ibadan, by Dr Akin Fagbemi, Chairman of the Oyo State Road Transport Management Authority (OYRTMA).
France is sending specialist teams and equipment to help Mauritius deal with a fuel spill from a bulk carrier that ran aground on a pristine reef two weeks ago and threatens to become an ecological disaster.

France sends in specialist teams after Mauritius declares oil spill emergency

France is sending specialist teams and equipment to help Mauritius deal with a fuel spill from a bulk carrier that ran aground on a pristine reef two weeks ago and threatens to become an ecological disaster.