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He retired for the second time but returned to stop Japanese kickboxer Tenshin Nasukawa in the first round of their exhibition clash on New Year’s Day last year.
Alex Iwobi says it is a joy to be part of Everton’s “fluid” and enterprising forward line – and there is plenty of scope for the Blues to improve following the current international break.
Residents of deposed Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir’s home village are still coming to terms with his ouster, but most agree that the time had come for him to go.
Brendan Rodgers has been appointed as the new manager of Leicester City, ending a trophy-laden two-and-a-half years at Scottish Premiership giants Celtic.
Russian investigators said Friday that a New Year’s Eve blast that killed 39 people was likely the result of a gas explosion, dismissing reports that the Islamic State group was behind it.
The PDP presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, is alarmed at the military invasion of the offices of Media Trust Limited, Publishers of Daily Trust newspapers.
A runaway leopard which escaped from an safari park in eastern India on New Year’s Day has been recaptured after a massive search operation, an official said Saturday.
A man has been arrested after a father was stabbed to death in front of his son and horrified passengers on a London-bound train, said British Transport Police (BTP) on Saturday.
Chinese telecom giant Huawei has demoted two employees for posting a New Year greeting on the company’s official Twitter account using an iPhone made by arch-rival Apple, an internal memo showed.
The refugee influx started the day after Sunday's vote and since then dozens of people have been arriving at a time, said Irene Nakasiita, a spokeswoman for the Red Cross in Uganda.
Cardiff manager Neil Warnock, speaking after Cardiff's 3-0 defeat to Tottenham on New Year's Day, said that the club's hierarchy were looking into it.
Mauricio Pochettino believes Tottenham have a role to play in this season’s title race after claiming a fourth Premier League win in a row.
Lagos State government on Sunday gave an assurance that by December 2020, the Blue Rail Line project will come on stream and will be fully operational in the next two years from Mile 2 to Marina in its aggressive drive to address the transportation problem in the state.
National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, has identified the need for all and sundry to be committed to steadying the nation with a view to handing over a vibrant and strengthened nation to young leaders.
The Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) has described the killing of four aid workers by Boko Haram in Borno State on Saturday as a clear desecration of Islam which preaches sacred inviolability of the individual.
Embattled and suspended president of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria, Shehu Ibrahim Gusau, has been given Wednesday, December 18, 2019, to appear before the panel set up by the federation investigating allegations of financial impropriety, misapplication of funds and breaches of the AFN constitution against him.
D’Tigress Head Coach Hughley Otis Jr. has named 2019 Nigeria Women’s Premier League MVP Musa Murjanatu in the 14-player roster for the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next year.
The former Watford forward posted the news on his social media pages with the caption ‘R.I.P sister 12-12-19 along with pictures of their happy moments.
Bayern Munich players were quick to praise Philippe Coutinho after the Barcelona loanee bagged a brilliant hat-trick in Saturday’s thrashing of Werder Bremen.
Former junior international football sensation Philip Osondu has been reported dead today in his base in Belgium.
Those hoping for an early resolution of the controversy over the rightful owner of the Kogi People’s Democratic Party, PDP Governorship ticket have had their waiting time extended.
Alternative music singer and songwriter Johnny Drille pulled a heavyweight performance at his sold-out concert in Abuja on Sunday night.