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Stories behind the mask: writers and their names

From George Eliot to John le Carre, writers reaching out for the disguise or anonymity offered by a pseudonym is nothing new in the literary world.

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After an afternoon that tested his patience, Neymar emerged with a goal in Brazil's win vs. Costa Rica. | Getty

Fagner: Neymar ‘entitled to feel upset’

Neymar received the support of his Brazil teammate Fagner on Sunday after his tears at the end of their World Cup win over Costa Rica and subsequent criticism at home.
Dr. Soja Bewarang is the current Chairman, Plateau Chapter of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN).

CAN: Fresh Plateau killings a genocide

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has described the fresh killings in Plateau state as a genocide.
The rescued passengers

Security operatives rescue nine kidnapped passengers in Rivers

Nine passengers made up five females and four males who were kidnapped by armed men at Igwuirita in Ikwerre local government area of Rivers State were rescued by a combined team of policemen, soldiers and other security agencies in the early hours of Sunday.

Win or bust for Iceland against familiar foe Croatia

Nothing less than a win will do for Iceland against Croatia if they are to emulate their Euro 2016 success by making it to the knockout stage at their first World Cup, but it will be a tall order against a familiar foe that leads Group D.

Cloudy skies, rains to prevail on Monday – NiMet

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms and moderate rains over central cities of Minna, Abuja, Jos, Lafia, Yelwa and Ilorin on Monday morning.