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Canadian prodigy Alphonso Davies

Bayern Munich win race to sign Canadian Alphonso Davies

Having been called up to Canada’s senior squad the day he became a citizen, Bayern Munich’s latest signing, teenage wunderkind Alphonso Davies, even comes endorsed by Germany legend Bastian Schweinsteiger.
Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu

Former Charles Taylor’s deputy convicted in US

A jury in Philadelphia has convicted Jucontee Thomas Woewiyu, former number two to Charles Taylor in the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL), according to Front Page Africa, a Liberian daily newspaper.

Liberian war criminal sentenced to 30 years in US prison

They had terrifying names like “General Cobra Red”, “Bad Blood DeJangle” and “Bullet Vest” and committed horrific crimes during the early days of Liberia’s civil war. In a milestone ruling Thursday, a judge in Philadelphia ordered their leader, Mohammed Jabbateh, AKA “Jungle Jabbah”, to spend 30 years in a US prison for those crimes.

In Pictures: Appreciating Nigeria’s contribution to UN peacekeeping

Since 1960s, Nigeria has been a major contributor of troops and police to United Nations peace operations, serving and making sacrifices in dozens of missions, the UN said.

Liberia church massacre survivors sue alleged perpetrator in US court

Four survivors of a church massacre that killed 600 people during the Liberian civil war filed a civil lawsuit in a U.S. court against the man they accuse of having ordered the attack.

Polls open in Liberia general elections

Polling stations have opened across Liberia as the nation elects its next president and 73 members of the House of Representatives.

Campaigns close in Liberia’s crucial general elections

Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.

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N'Golo Kante

N’Golo Kante open to record-breaking £290,000-a-week Chelsea contract

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Buhari Campaign Organisation BCO

2019: Buhari Campaign Organisation to embark on ward-to-ward mobilisation in Bayelsa

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30 contestants selected for Queen Moremi beauty pageant

Thirty contestants have been selected out of 400 ladies, who applied to contest in the 2018 edition of the Queen Moremi Ajasoro Beauty Pageant, the organisers announced on Tuesday.

Police confirms abduction of Plateau monarch

The Police in Plateau State have confirmed the abduction the Long Dorok Engr. David Isah Dongbam, a second class monarch in Shendam local government area of the state.