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Twitter bots boost Russian backlash against Olympic ban

What began as a grassroots online campaign featuring a schoolboy has grown into a mass hashtag protest against Russia’s exclusion from the Winter Olympics – backed by what appear to be fake Twitter accounts and users connected to past pro-Kremlin causes.

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Alexandre Lacazette scoops Arsenal awards

The France striker began the month with a goal and an assist in Arsenal’s 3-2 win at Cardiff City on September 2, and followed that up with goals in the Gunners’ victories over Everton (2-0) – for which he won the goal of the month award – and Brentford (3-1).

Stock market sheds N10 billion on renewed sell-off

Analysts at Afrinvest Limited stated that “we anticipate a rebound in today’s trading, as we saw significant buy interest in banking stocks yesterday, which we expect to be sustained throughout this week.”

Nigerian players crash out of Lagos Open

Nigerian players have been dumped out from the ongoing Lagos Open Tennis Championship at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club, Onikan, Lagos.
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Murtala Nyako’s wife withdraws from suits against Ibrahim Magu

Justice Binta Nyako, one of the wives of former Adamawa State Governor, Murtala Nyako, withdrew on Tuesday from cases involving the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
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Brazil announce November friendly with Uruguay at Emirates Stadium

The Brazilian football confederation said on Tuesday that it has yet to pick an opponent for their last friendly of the year, which will also take place in November.