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Benin court says it has jurisdiction to entertain suit against US University

A Benin City High Court, has ruled that it has jurisdiction to entertain a suit against a United States-based University.
Hoda Muthana is the only US citizen among an estimated 1,500 foreign women and children at the al-Hawl refugee camp [Fadel Senna-AFP]

US woman ‘deeply regrets’ joining ISIS, wants to return home

A US woman who ran away from home at the age of 20 to live in ISIL's so-called 'caliphate' says she "deeply regrets" her decision, and has pleaded with US authorities to allow her to return home.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation opened an inquiry in 2017 into whether US President Donald Trump was working on behalf of Russia, The New York Times reported on Friday.

Amnesty: Donald Trump’s policy on asylum seekers illegal

The Donald Trump administration’s “remain in Mexico” policy aimed at deterring asylum seekers, especially at the southern border, is illegal and a human rights violation, the head of Amnesty International in the United States has said.

Transparency International expresses fears over militarisation of 2019 elections

Transparency International on Wednesday raised fears over the militarisation of the 2019 general elections by the Federal Government.

Election: CISLAC wants CCTV cameras in polling units, collation centres

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre has urged Independent National Electoral Commission to explore possibilities of installing Closed-Circuit Television Cameras in polling units and collation centres during the forthcoming election.

More cash found in Justice Onnoghen’s accounts

Detectives may have found more “suspicious” funds in Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s accounts, The Nation has learnt.
Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski wants to end career at Bayern Munich

Robert Lewandowski has ended any remaining hope Real Madrid have of luring the striker away from Bayern Munich after confirming his desire to end his career with the Bavarian giants.

Jeremy Corbyn: Renegotiated Brexit would go ahead under Labour government

Britain's opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn would push ahead with Brexit and seek to renegotiate the terms if he won a snap election next year, he said in an interview on Saturday, a blow to party supporters who want a second referendum.
Alvaro Morata Chelsea

Alvaro Morata injury could make Maurizio Sarri enter January transfer window

Chelsea coach Maurizio Sarri is likely to assess the attacking talent on offer in the January transfer window after Alvaro Morata suffered an injury this week.
Liverpool's players pose before the UEFA Champions League Group C football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Liverpool FC at the Parc des Princes stadium, in Paris, on November 28, 2018. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE - AFP)

Liverpool face Manchester United as Manchester City look to get back into groove

Jose Mourinho faces a quandary as he prepares Manchester United for a trip to Premier League leaders Liverpool while Manchester City will be keen to show that last week’s Chelsea defeat was just a blip.

Patrice Evra expresses dismay over Raheem Sterling’s alleged racial abuse at Stamford Bridge

Ex-Manchester United defender Patrice Evra expresses dismay at the alleged racial abuse suffered by Manchester City's Raheem Sterling at Chelsea

Afghan football chiefs suspended over sex abuse on women’s team

Afghanistan suspends country's football chief and four other officials over allegations of sexual and physical abuse against the national women’s team, officials say
FIFA HQ

FIFA investigating alleged abuse of Afghanistan women’s team

Football’s world governing body FIFA is looking into claims of sexual and physical abuse on the Afghanistan national women’s team, it confirmed in a statement on Saturday.
Gervinho

Gervinho: I cried the day I signed for Arsenal

Parma striker Gervinho has labelled Arsenal as the only club to have the biggest influence on his career.
Jose Mourinho

Manchester United’s Jose Mourinho gets £100 million warchest

Jose Mourinho is set to be given the backing of Manchester United chiefs in the January transfer window.
Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole

APC crisis: Ibikunle Amosun blackmailing me – Adams Oshiomhole

Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, embattled National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), said on Tuesday that Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun State was blackmailing him so that he would succumb to the governor’s selfish desires.

Navy takes delivery of 10 fast patrol vessels

The Nigerian Navy has boosted its patrol vessels with 10 Rigid Hull Inflatable Boats (RHIBS).
Odion Ighalo (left) battles Luka Modric when Eagles fell 2-0 to Croatia in Kaliningrad . KABIRU ABUBAKAR

FIFA Best Awards: Gernot Rohr votes Luka Modric, Mikel Obi pick Lionel Messi

Nigeria provided three different winners for the FIFA Best Player of the Year with Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr picking the eventual winner Luka Modric, while his captain Mikel Obi rooted for Lionel Messi.

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5 The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday distributed sensitive materials to all 16 local government areas in Ekiti state ahead of the governorship election.

INEC distributes sensitive materials in Benue

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.

Elections: SARS allegedly arrest scores in Kogi communities

Less than twenty four hours to the commencement of the presidential and National Assembly elections, scores of people have been reportedly arrested from across Kogi State, by operatives of the Special Anti Robbery Squad (SARS), Lokoja.
AEK Athens Fans

AEK Athens handed suspended European competition ban

AEK Athens have been hit with a one-season ban from European competition after fan violence in a Champions League game against Ajax, but UEFA has suspended the punishment for two years.
National Bureau of Statistics NBS

NBS: N298 billion generated from VAT in Q4 2018

The National Bureau of Statistics said Nigeria generated N298.01 billion from Value Added Tax in the fourth quarter, 2018.
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Elections: Security agencies urged to treat voters with utmost civility

The Centre for Transparency Advocacy (CTA), an accredited election observer group, has appealed to security agents deployed for the rescheduled general election to act according to the electoral act, exhibit neutrality and professionalism.