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Muhammadu Buhari ‘the dead’ and his body double

The notorious rumour in circulation on Nigerian streets sounds every bit like a citation from a James Hadley Chase. Chase had a pleasant notoriety with his crime fiction novels that hold you spellbound. With a gloating slide to it, the rumour is trending, with celebrated gusto, about the “death” of the man Nigerians elected into office in May, 2015.
Umar Nasko

Primaries: Seyi Makinde, Umar Nasko pick PDP guber ticket in Oyo, Niger

Mr Seyi Makinde has emerged as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 gubernatorial election in Oyo state.
West Bromwich Albion

West Brom move to top of English Championship as Middlesbrough, Derby falter

West Bromwich Albion signalled their determination to bounce straight back into the Premier League as their 3-2 victory at bottom club Preston North End powered them to the top of the Championship on Saturday.

Gotv Boxing Night 15: Ridwan Oyekola knocks out Price Nwoye, wins N1 million Best...

Ridwan ‘Scorpion’ Oyekola emerged the best boxer of the GOtv Boxing Night 15 when he defeated Price ‘Lion’ Nwoye by a unanimous decision in their national lightweight bout.
Renato Sanches

Coach Kovac hints at Bayern stay for Renato Sanches

Bayern Munich head coach Niko Kovac has suggested that Renato Sanches will stay at the club, despite a torrid time on loan at Swansea City.

West Ham close to signing Swansea’s Lukasz Fabianski

The Hammers need a replacement for Joe Hart following the end of his loan spell from Manchester City.

Swansea relegated after defeat by Stoke

Swansea City's relegation from the Premier League was confirmed with defeat by Championship-bound Stoke as emotions ran high at the Liberty Stadium.

Premier League club write one-star review for hotel after ‘virus’ issue

Southampton have written one-star review for the Marriott Hotel in Swansea after the club's booking was cancelled 24 hours before a crucial Premier League match against the Swans.

Antonio Conte unhappy with Chelsea strikers as they chase a top-four finish

Antonio Conte says the performances of Chelsea's strikers have made it "very difficult" to fight for a top-four finish.

Cesc Fabregas boosts Chelsea’s top-four bid, West Brom earn stay of execution

Cesc Fabregas boosted Chelsea's bid to qualify for the Champions League as his superb strike clinched a 1-0 win at Swansea, while West Brom kept alive their slender hopes of avoiding Premier League relegation with a 1-0 victory against Newcastle on Saturday.

West Brom earn stay of execution, Saints alive as relegation battle hots up

West Bromwich Albion kept alive their slender hopes of avoiding Premier League relegation with a 1-0 win against Newcastle, while Southampton beat Bournemouth 2-1 to breathe new life into their fight for survival on Saturday.

Chelsea’s Victor Moses lauds fans after Southampton win

Victor Moses has hailed Chelsea supporters following their 2-0 victory over Southampton on Sunday which earned them a place in the final of the FA Cup.

Mo Salah first African to score 30 goals in EPL season

Prolific Liverpool scorer Mohamed Salah became the first African to bag 30 English Premier League goals in a season when he struck during a 3-0 win over Bournemouth at the weekend.

Jordan Ayew goal aids Swansea fight for survival in Everton draw

Jordan Ayew boosted Swansea's fight for Premier League survival with a precious equaliser in a 1-1 draw against Everton.

Sam Allardyce: Everton must be patient with Yannick Bolasie

Everton manager Sam Allardyce has called for patience with Yannick Bolasie from the supporters.

Mauricio Pochettino: VAR a ‘nightmare’ after Son Heung-Min goal disallowed

Mauricio Pochettino branded the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system a "nightmare" after Tottenham Hotspur cruised into the FA Cup semifinals with a 3-0 win at Swansea City.

Christian Eriksen’s double leads Tottenham into FA Cup semis

Tottenham Hotspur strolled into the semifinals of the FA Cup with a Christian Eriksen-inspired 3-0 victory over Swansea City.

West Ham fans tell co-chairman David Gold to leave club

West Ham fans told co-chairman David Gold to leave the club in an angry confrontation following the 4-1 defeat against Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium.

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Aisha Buhari impostor, two others remanded in prison

An alleged impostor of President Muhammadu Buhari’s wife, Aisha Buhari, Uche Julius (aka Musa Mohammed) who was recently arrested by the police, has been remanded in prison custody as ordered by Justice Babs Kuewumi of the Federal High Court, Lagos.
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2019: SDP affirms Godfrey Miri as Plateau governorship candidate

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Kuwait’s Sheikh Ahmad al-Sabah temporarily leaves IOC roles

Powerful International Olympic Committee (IOC) member Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah said on Monday he had temporarily stepped down from his roles in the Olympic body amid an ongoing legal case in Switzerland.Kuwait’s

NCC donates 110 laptops to Kaduna school

The Nigeria Communication Commission (NCC) on Monday donated 110 units of laptops to the Federal School of Statistics in Manchok, Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State.