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Turkey ‘won’t allow cover-up’ of Jamal Khashoggi’s death

Turkey "will never allow a cover-up" over the death of Jamal Khashoggi, a senior official in the country's ruling party has said.
Callum Paterson celebrates scoring Cardiff’s third goal against Fulham. Cardiff City FC-Getty Images

Cardiff come from behind to beat Fulham, land first league win of the season

Promoted Cardiff City celebrated their first Premier League win of the season after coming from behind to beat Fulham 4-2 at home in a rip-roaring clash on Saturday.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on May 20, 2017 Bayern Munich President Uli Hoeness (R) and Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge follow a ceremony prior the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs SC Freiburg in the stadium of Munich. - Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Uli Hoeness gave a press conference on October 19, 2018 to complain about the press coverage on the under-pressure club. (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)

Bayern Munich chiefs attack German media over ‘disrespectful, disgusting’ reporting

Bayern Munich bosses Karl-Heinz Rummenigge and Uli Hoeness on Friday launched a fierce attack on the German media over "disrespectful and disgusting" reporting amid a rare four-match winless streak for the Bundesliga champions.
Jurgen Klopp

Injuries put pressure on Liverpool’s second string to step up

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp is entitled to feel frustrated as his fears over the international break were realised with a lengthening injury list that will do little to help his side arrest a recent dip in form.
Frenkie De Jong

Jasper Cillessen: Matthijs De Ligt, Frenkie De Jong would love to join Barcelona

Barcelona goalkeeper Jasper Cillessen has said Ajax duo Matthijs de Ligt and Frenkie de Jong would be keen to play for the club.

EU leaders ready sanctions amid fears of election hacking

European Union leaders agreed on Thursday to impose sanctions to stiffen their response to cyber attacks and to rush through new curbs on online campaigning by political parties to protect next year’s European polls from interference.

Boko Haram: Nigeria galvanises global support for IDPs

Nigeria has, again, brought the devastations, caused by the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast, to the attention of the global community, particularly, the plight of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri hits France for 2018 ITTF World Cup

After leading Portugal’s Sporting to their first win of the 2018/2019 European Table Tennis Union (ETTU) Champions League, Africa’s sole representative at the 2018 ITTF World Cup, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri has arrived Paris, France, in readiness for the three-day tournament which serves off on Friday October 19.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has offers from ‘all over the world’

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says he expects to be back in work on 1 January and has received offers from "all over the world".
People remove mud from a street in Sant Llorenc des Cardassar on the Spanish Balearic island of Majorca on October 12, 2018. - The death toll from flash floods that hit Spain's holiday island of Majorca rose to 12 as information about the Spanish, German, Dutch and British victims began to emerge after they were identified. (Photo by JAIME REINA / AFP)

Death toll rises to 13 in Majorca floods

The death toll from flash floods that hit Spain's holiday island of Majorca last week rose to 13 on Wednesday after the body of a missing five-year-old boy was discovered.

AFCON: John Ogu proud of Super Eagles’ away win against Libya

John Ogu is proud of the Super Eagles’ spirited 3-2 win over Libya in Tuesday’s 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations qualifier in Sfax, Tunisia.
France's forward Antoine Griezmann (C) celebrates after scoring their second goal on a penalty kick during the UEFA Nations League football match between France and Germany at the Stade de France in Saint-Denis, near Paris on October 16, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Joachim Loew defiant as Griezmann double sinks ‘very good’ Germany

A defiant Joachim Loew praised Germany's display in Tuesday's 2-1 UEFA Nations League defeat by world champions France as he lamented "a totally unjust penalty" awarded to the hosts.
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger eyes return to management in January

Arsene Wenger wants to return to management in January, saying he has received "enquiries from all over the world" and does not know whether it will be with a club or a national side.
Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigerians seeking greener pastures abroad hurting our pride

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness at the sheer desperation of some Nigerian youths who dare both the Sahara Desert and the Mediterranean Sea in search of greener pastures.

German deportations to other European countries tripled in 2018

German authorities have deported three times as many asylum seekers to other European countries this year as during 2017, interior ministry document showed on Tuesday.
Liverpool Virgil van Dijk

Ronald Koeman: Virgil van Dijk playing through broken ribs

Netherlands coach Ronald Koeman said Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has been playing with two broken ribs for the past few weeks.
Usain Bolt has marked his first start for A-League side Central Coast Mariners with two goals against Macarthur South West in a preseason friendly.

Usain Bolt offered contract with Malta football club

Sprint king Usain Bolt could be making his way to Europe after being offered a two-year professional football contract in Malta, reports said on Tuesday, with the club saying it wanted to “write history” with the signing.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane reportedly breaks thumb on international duty

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane has reportedly suffered a broken thumb while on international duty with Senegal.

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Nigerian military resettles 145,000 IDPs in three states – commander

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Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Edo government assures teachers on release of promotion letters

The Edo State Head of Service, Mrs. Gladys Idahor, has said the state government has approved promotion of teachers in primary and secondary schools in the state, noting that the affected teachers will soon get their letters.