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A man wears a mask as poor air quality from Australia’s bushfires hamper qualifying for the upcoming Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 15, 2020. (Photo by William WEST - AFP)

Bushfire smoke hits Australian Open again, but rain raises hopes

Bushfire smoke disrupted the Australian Open build-up Wednesday for a second straight day to deepen concerns about the fate of the year’s first tennis Grand Slam, but a cool change late in the day raised hopes of rain soaking the blazes.

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The Chairman of RMAFC, Mr Elias Mbam, said this on Thursday in Abuja when he led a team of RMAFC commissioners and other anagement members to the FIRS on a familiarisation visit.

RMAFC, EFCC, ICPC collaborate to recover accruable revenues from defaulters

The Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC) in collaboration with the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practice Commission (ICPC) is to carry out a Nationwide Verification and Reconciliation exercise on revenue inflows and remittances from relevant organizations to the appropriate government treasury.
Nigerian internationals Anthony Okpotu and Moses Orkuma have are still basking in the euphoria of helping Tunisia side, US Monastir, to win its first title in Tunisia.

Anthony Okpotu, Moses Orkuma celebrates Tunisian Cup title victory

Nigerian internationals Anthony Okpotu and Moses Orkuma have are still basking in the euphoria of helping Tunisia side, US Monastir, to win its first title in Tunisia.
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Gunmen abduct Catholic priest in Delta

A Catholic priest, Jude Onyebadi, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Delta state.
Mason Mount and Declan Rice played five-a-side in London on Sunday. Joe Toth-BPI-Shutterstock

Joe Cole: Selling Declan Rice to Chelsea a big gamble for West Ham

West Ham have been warned that selling Declan Rice to Chelsea would be a “big gamble”, with Joe Cole calling on under-fire owners David Sullivan and David Gold to resist any advances.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation has said its suspended Lagos-Ogun mass transit train service would resume operations on Thursday.

Nigerian government prioritises security in rail sector, introduces scanners

With the inauguration of the Warri Itakpe rail station in Agbor, Delta State, due in a few days, President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of Transport, Honorable Rotimi Chibuke Amaechi, have prioritised the security of passengers and others with the introduction of top notch security baggage scanners in railway transportation across the country.