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Man who regained sight after 21 years to enrol in school – father

Mr Eli Humoshe, the father of the 24-year-old Edmond Eli who regained his vision after 21 years said his son who missed school over the years would be enrolled for adult education.
WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 02- Wayne Rooney #9 of DC United listens during his introduction press conference at The Newseum on July 2, 2018 in Washington, DC. Patrick McDermott-Getty Images-AFP

Wayne Rooney looks to the future and reveals manager job offers

Wayne Rooney has turned down offers to move into management because he wants to focus on his playing career, but he is eager to become a coach after his retirement.
Two years after his death in Belgium, a state funeral has been held for veteran opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi in the Democratic Republic of Congo. 9

In Pictures: DR Congo veteran opposition chief Etienne Tshisekedi laid to rest

More than two years after his death in Brussels, Etienne Tshisekedi's body was repatriated to the Democratic Republic of Congo, where he was finally laid to rest in the land of his ancestors.
Suleiman Hassan Zarma, Minister of State in the Federal Ministry of Power Works and Housing, Nigeria

Ogoni clean-up: Federal government officials travel to UK trip for best practices

The Minister of Environment, Suleiman Hassan Zarma, will be leading other senior government officials to the United Kingdom on a working visit to appraise themselves of international experiences and best practices relative to the clean-up of large-scale contaminated sites.
Hadiza Isma El-Rufai

Hadiza El-Rufai seeks 50% women representation in government

The wife of Kaduna State governor, Hadiza El-Rufai, on Monday advocated for more women representation in the present democratic dispensation.

Thai election commission moves to dissolve party linked to princess

Thailand’s election commission on Wednesday asked the constitutional court to dissolve a party that proposed a princess as candidate for prime minister, a potentially serious blow to the political aspirations of the kingdom’s powerful Shinawatra clan.

Ex-Governor Nnamani flags-off Enugu East senatorial campaign

Former Governor of Enugu State, Dr. Chimaroke Nnamani, at the weekend flagged off his Enugu-East Senatorial District campaign in Eha-Amufu in Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State with a call on the electorate to eschew bitterness and rancour before, during and after the forthcoming general elections in the state.
Gary Neville has praised the job Mauricio Pochettino has done at Tottenham given the difficulties he has had to put up with this season and says the club must do everything they can to keep him.

Wayne Rooney: Manchester United should go ‘all out’ for Mauricio Pochettino

Wayne Rooney says Manchester United should do all they can to secure Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino as their next manager.

New Year: Nigerians didn’t bargain for this bloodletting in 2015 – Uche Secondus

Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says Nigerians did not bargain for “avoidable bloodletting and loss of human lives” during the 2015 elections.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, is to kick-start his campaign for the 2019 presidential election through an address to Nigerians on Facebook on Monday.

Atiku Abubakar: Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 budget flawed

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, yesterday picked holes in the 2019 financial estimates presented to the National Assembly last week by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying it was flawed and incapable of enhancing the development of the country.

2019: Tanko Yakasai tacitly endorses Abubakar Atiku for president

A founding member of Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) and elder statesman, Tanko Yakasai, has tacitly endorsed the candidature of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and his running mate, Mr Peter Obi, ahead of 2091 presidential election.
Oby Ezekwesili

2019: Oby Ezekwesili expresses readiness to fight for rights of Nigerians

The Presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has expressed readiness to fight for the rights of Nigerians and eradicate poverty in the country.

2019: Peter Obi divides PDP in South East

The choice of Mr Peter Obi as the running mate to the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 presidential election has divided the party in the South East.
Sokoto State Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal

2019: Aminu Tambuwal vows to end farmers-herdsmen violence, develop solid minerals

The Presidential hopeful of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), and Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, has said that his government would help Nasarawa State, which he described as a “strategic state with the best human and mineral resources”, achieve her full potentials, if elected president of Nigeria.

Kenyan court lifts ban on lesbian love film

Kenya on Friday overturned a ban on Rafiki, a film about a lesbian love affair and the first ever movie from the country to be shown at the Cannes film festival.

Group: Cost of nomination forms undermine youths

The Ready to Run Movement, a Civil Society Organisation (CSO) said the high cost of nomination forms and lack of internal party democracy would undermine youths participation in the 2019 general elections.
France's President Emmanuel Macron speaks during an event at the Philharmonie Luxembourg in Luxembourg on September 6, 2018, on the sidelines of a meeting on the future of the European Union. Ricardo, 53, has previously been Bordeaux's coach from 2005-2007 with a second place finish in the league and a League Cup win. / AFP PHOTO / ludovic MARIN

Emmanuel Macron tackles France’s poverty problem

Emmanuel Macron may have declared war on poverty, but in the poorest towns of France there is little love lost for the ex-banker slammed by critics as a "president of the rich".
Club Internacional de Futbol Miami

David Beckham’s football club to be known as ‘Inter Miami’

David Beckham’s new Major League Soccer franchise will be known as Inter Miami, it was confirmed Wednesday.

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Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Nicolas Pepe: Why I joined ambitious Arsenal

Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

INEC: Presidential election results server transmission claim ‘greatest lie of this century’

Yunus Usman, counsel to the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says the claim that results of the February presidential election were transmitted to a server is “the greatest lie of this century”.
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is 'waiting' for Real Madrid to launch a formal offer for his services, according to Mathias Pogba, who claims 'anything can happen' before the Spanish transfer deadline on September 2.

Phil Neville calls for social media boycott in wake of Paul Pogba racist abuse

England women’s manager Phil Neville believes football players should boycott social media in the wake of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba becoming the latest high-profile figure to suffer racist abuse online.

Dangote Cement overtakes MTN as NSE’s biggest firm

Dangote Cement Plc has regained its position as the biggest listed firm on the Nigerian Stock Exchange as sell-offs were witnessed in MTN Nigeria Communication Plc’s shares on Tuesday.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo drops retirement hint

Cristiano Ronaldo is uncertain when he will stop playing, but the Juventus star said it could be as soon as next year.