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Pro-democracy protesters react as police fire water cannons outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 15, 2019. - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on September 15 at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, in a return to the political chaos plaguing the city. (Photo by Isaac LAWRENCE / AFP)

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
Protesters hold placards outside the British consulate in Hong Kong, calling on London to ‘stand for freedom’ with pro-democracy movement. Vincent Yu-AP

Protesters call on UK to protect Hong Kongers from China

Pro-democracy protesters rallied outside Britain’s consulate in Hong Kong on Sunday, demanding London do more to protect its former colonial subjects and ramp up pressure on Beijing over sliding freedoms.
Alex Iwobi feels like he has found a new home at Everton following his Deadline Day move and discuses how he has adapted to Merseyside.

Alex Iwobi: Why I left Arsenal for Everton

Alex Iwobi says he left Arsenal for Everton this summer in part because he had become too comfortable at the club.
Arsenal made a big mistake when they sold Alex Iwobi to Everton.

Alex Iwobi: Being ‘very comfortable’ at Arsenal helped lead to Everton move

Everton winger Alex Iwobi has said that he left Arsenal this summer in part because he had become too comfortable at the club.
Tottenham Hotspur’s South Korean striker Son Heung-Min celebrates scoring the team’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Crystal Palace at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on September 14, 2019. DANIEL LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP

Son Heung-min at the double as Tottenham thump Crystal Palace

Tottenham emphatically allayed concerns about their ability to break down teams at home with a 4-0 victory over Crystal Palace on Saturday.
Tammy Abraham is hoping 2019-20 will be his season, with the Chelsea striker making history while netting a hat-trick in a 5-2 win over Wolves.

Tammy Abraham: I hope this is my season

Tammy Abraham is hoping 2019-20 will be his season, with the Chelsea striker making history while netting a hat-trick in a 5-2 win over Wolves.
Alex Iwobi feels like he has found a new home at Everton following his Deadline Day move and discuses how he has adapted to Merseyside.

Alex Iwobi: I have new home at Everton

Alex Iwobi feels like he has found a "new home" at Everton following his Deadline Day move and discuses how he has adapted to Merseyside.

Nigerian student emerges second best in 2019 Commonwealth essay competition

A 17-year-old Nigerian student, Nnemdi Ozoemena, has emerged the runner-up in the senior category of the 2019 Queen’s Commonwealth Essay Competition.
Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.

Lawrence Okolie: Yves Ngabu clash is going to be exciting

Nigeria-born Lawrence ‘The Sauce’ Okolie is looking forward to facing Belgium’s Yves Ngabu for the European Boxing Union (EBU) European Cruiser Title in London next month.
Chelsea can “win some titles this season”, says Willian, with confidence high in the Stamford Bridge camp despite the club having been stung by a transfer ban.

Willian: Chelsea can win titles this season despite transfer ban

Chelsea can “win some titles this season”, says Willian, with confidence high in the Stamford Bridge camp despite the club having been stung by a transfer ban.
Glasgow, Scotland - A Scottish court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful - making him the first leader of the United Kingdom judged to have misled the monarch.

UK parliament suspension ‘improper and unlawful’ – Scottish court

A Scottish court ruled on Wednesday that Prime Minister Boris Johnson's suspension of Parliament was unlawful - making him the first leader of the United Kingdom judged to have misled the monarch.

Fenerbahce may terminate Victor Moses’ loan deal

Former Super Eagles winger Victor Moses’ dream of having his loan deal at Fenerbahçe converted to a permanent contract may not see the light of the day after all.

China threatens to use force against UK over island

China has threatened to use force against British warships if they try to sail though the disputed waters of the South China Sea.

Mohammed Adoke chronicles years in public service

The Goodluck Ebele Jonathan Administration in Nigeria (2010 – 2015) has generated quite a number of post-tenure publications which significantly, in varying degrees of articulation, veracity and delivery shed light on key developments during that momentous phase in Nigerian politics.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Ex-AGF: Why ex-President Jonathan refused to prosecute President Buhari over post elections violence, certificate...

Adoke said in the new book due for launch any moment from now, that the Jonathan administration was further restrained from arresting and prosecuting Buhari because of its strong belief that doing so would only create more trouble in the land.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari appoints new NDLEA secretary

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr Shadrach Haruna as the new Secretary of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Jorginho is planning to spend “at least another four years” at Chelsea, claims his representative Joao Santos.

Jorginho planning ‘at least another four years’ at Chelsea – agent

Jorginho is planning to spend “at least another four years” at Chelsea, claims his representative Joao Santos.
Alexander Ifeanyi Nwora (NGR) - Mali v Nigeria, 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 African Qualifiers, Bamako - Palais des Sports Salamatou Maiga(MLI), 1st Round, 25 February 2018

Alex Nwora backs D’Tigers to shine at Tokyo Olympics

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has praised his team’s determination after they picked a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Olympics and backed the side to make some noise at the games.

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Climate change: Stakeholders commend Nigeria’s efforts

Stakeholders in the environment sector have commended Nigeria’s implementation of its Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) in terms of mitigation and adaptation of climate change.

Visiting family friend ‘drugs, rapes’ teenager

The police in Lagos have arrested a 34-year-old man Innocent Ifunayachi for allegedly drugging and raping a teenage daughter of his host.
Pro-democracy protesters react as police fire water cannons outside the government headquarters in Hong Kong on September 15, 2019. - Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons on September 15 at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs, in a return to the political chaos plaguing the city. (Photo by Isaac LAWRENCE / AFP)

Hong Kong returns to violence with tear gas and Molotovs

Hong Kong riot police fired tear gas and water cannons at hardcore pro-democracy protesters hurling rocks and petrol bombs on Sunday, tipping the violence-plagued city back into chaos after a brief lull in clashes.
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50 shops razed in Jos market fire

No fewer than fifty timber shades and carpentry workshops were burnt down on Saturday in a market midnight fire in Jos, capital of Plateau State.
President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Etsu Nupe on double celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.