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Eric Bailly is nearing a return for Manchester United after taking part in first-team training on Monday.

How Ivory Coast civil war nearly ruined Eric Bailly’s European dream

Eric Bailly was affected by the second Ivorian civil war which started in November 2010 and nearly missed out on his first European trip to commence his professional career.Eric Bailly was affected by the second Ivorian civil war which started in November 2010 and nearly missed out on his first European trip to commence his professional career.
Nigerian-born Beroro Efekoro has been elected as an Albany County legislator in the state of New York. He goes to work from 1 January 2020.

Nigerian elected as New York Albany county legislator

Nigerian-born Beroro Efekoro has been elected as an Albany County legislator in the state of New York. He goes to work from 1 January 2020.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor

IPOB: Nnamdi Kanu’s wanted lawyer speaks from hiding

Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has broken silence on police invasion of his residence in Anambra State on Monday.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Senator Makarfi tells labour to stop fighting for money

A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked organised labour in the country to always hold government accountable rather than fighting for “money, money.”

NDLEA arrest 90 suspected drug traffickers in Niger

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested 90 suspected drug traffickers in Niger between January and September, this year.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Benin Disco chief blames high cost of prepaid metres on Customs

The Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Benin Electricity Development Company, BEDC, Mrs. Funke Osibodu, has blamed the cost of prepaid metres on Customs import duty Customs, saying the company has put machinery in place with a list of innovations geared towards customers’ satisfaction, and arresting underperformance, high cost of new prepaid meters.
Policemen stand in front of the eatery where a waiter was shot dead by a customer allegedly angry at having to wait for a sandwich, in the eastern Paris suburb of Noisy-le-Grand. Tiphaine Le Liboux-AFP-Getty Images

French waiter ‘shot dead over slow sandwich’

A French waiter has allegedly been shot dead by an irate customer who got frustrated waiting too long for his sandwich.

Man burnt to death, female host escapes in Port Harcourt

A male guest to a female host in Oginigba community, Obio Akpor local government area, Rivers state, was burnt beyond recognition as a Saturday midnight fire razed a cluster of waterfront slum apartments.
Onitsha Main Market

Market prayers detrimental to Anambra economy

An industrialist, Chief Rommy Ezeonwuka, has commended the leadership of Anambra State Market Amalgamated Traders Association (ASMATA) for proscribing daily prayers in all markets in the state.

Four feared killed as cultists clash in Lagos communities

There is palpable fear in Oworonshoki and Gbagada areas of Lagos State during the week as fresh violent clashes broke out in the neighbourhoods between two rival cult groups – Eiye and Aye confraternities.

Residents foil fresh pipeline fire in Lagos community

Barely five days after a deadly pipeline fire that killed over a dozen people at Ijegun town, north of Lagos, residents of the community have foiled another pipeline vandalism.

Delta polytechnic administrative staff shot dead

A middle age man, John Chukwudi, was, yesterday shot dead by gunmen in Aniocha South Local Government Area of Delta State
Enugu, Nigeria

Enugu residents ignore IPOB’s sit-at-home order

Residents of Enugu metropolis on Thursday went about their normal activities and disregarded the sit-at-home order given by the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (2nd left), cutting the tape to commission the newly built Bariga Waterfront Jetty, Ilaje Road and Ferries during the commissioning at Bariga, on Tuesday, May 14, 2019. With him are Commissioner for Works and Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (right); Chairman/C.E.O, Lagos Ferry Services, Mr. Paul Kalejaiye (2nd right) and Head of Service, Mr. Hakeem Muri-Okunola (left).

Governor Ambode: How killings in Ilaje forced me to build World Class Jetty

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has narrated how insecurity and killings at Ilaje community in Bariga, Lagos, forced him to build a world class Jetty and road in the area.
Investigators received a tip-off that someone was making and selling guns illegally. KABC

Over 1,000 guns found in Los Angeles mansion raid

Police and agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) seized the haul at a home in Holmby Hills after they received an anonymous tip-off.
Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia:herdsmen

How we were attacked, relatives killed by suspected herdsmen – Nasarawa residents

A resident of Numan-Chuko in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State, Maiwuya Bahago, on Monday narrated how she lost a pregnant daughter and three other children to suspected herdsmen attack.

I made a terrible mistake marrying my husband – Wife tells court

A Mapo Customary Court in Ibadan on Friday dissolved a five- years marriage between one Suliyat and Ridwan Olaomi over allegation of illicit affairs and lack of care.
Osinbajo at Luxor Salon and Spar, Wuse 2, where he had a haircut and one on one interaction with barbers, customers and residents of the area who trooped out to welcome him to their neighbourhood.

Family chats: Yemi Osinbajo brings message of hope to FCT community

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday visited New Kushingoro Village, a suburb of FCT, in continuation of his family chats ahead of the 2019 general elections.

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Super Eagles team B goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has urged Nigerians to continue backing the team, as they look to qualify for CHAN next year.

Abia derby: Theo Afelokhai condemns fans violence

Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Affelokhai has condemned the violence that erupted during the NPFL clash with Abia Warriors on Sunday evening.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a show of respect, vacated his official seat for former President Olusegun Obasanjo who visited Kaduna.

Former President Obasanjo attributes success of his privatization programme to Governor El-Rufai

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has attributed the success of his administration on privatisation programme when he was President to the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.
Frank Lampard will not judge his Chelsea players on one game as they prepare to face Manchester City, and admitted the Blues would need to defend well at the Etihad Stadium.

Chelsea boss speaks on ending Manchester United’s Champions League hopes

Chelsea manager, Frank Lampard, has refused to accept his team can kill off Manchester United’s Champions League hopes on Monday night.
Nigerian Afrofusion singer, Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.

Adekunle Gold: How Kizz Daniel inspired my song

Nigerian Afrofusion singer Adekunle Gold also known as AG, has once again acknowledged his colleague, Kizz Daniel, over his song titled “Jore”.
THE National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, has said that the presidential taskforce set up to clear the gridlock in Apapa cannot achieve the task, adding that they have failed.

Why Nigeria continues to suffer loss to Apapa gridlock

Over these years, the gridlock has taken a huge toll on businesses along the two nation’s seaports, even as economists and concerned stakeholders lamented that the N18 trillion lost as a result of the unending traffic jam within the zone..