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Super Falcons star Desire Oparanozie netted a stunning goal for her club Guingamp FC in their win over Paris FC in the French Women’s league over the weekend.

Super Falcons star nets stunning goal in France

Super Falcons star Desire Oparanozie netted a stunning goal for her club Guingamp FC in their win over Paris FC in the French Women’s league over the weekend.
Protesters attend a demonstration to mark the first anniversary of the yellow vest movement in Nantes, France, Nov. 16, 2019.

Yellow vest protesters mark anniversary with rallies, violence

France's yellow vests staged demonstrations Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of a protest movement for greater economic justice that once captured international headlines.
French President Emmanuel Macron reacts as he arrives at the front entrance of the Notre-Dame de Paris Cathedral in Paris, as flames engulf its roof on April 15, 2019. – A colossal fire swept through the famed Notre-Dame Cathedral in central Paris on April 15, 2019, causing a spire to collapse and threatening to destroy the entire masterpiece and its precious artworks. The fire, which began in the early evening, sent flames and huge clouds of grey smoke billowing into the Paris sky as stunned Parisians and tourists watched on in sheer horror. (Photo by PHILIPPE WOJAZER / POOL / AFP)

Report: Two arrested for planning to attack French president

Two men close to the ultra-right were indicted for “terrorist criminal conspiracy” and placed in pre-trial detention, as part of the investigation of a bombing project against French President Emmanuel Macron.
(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 20, 2019, one of the Yellow Vests (Gilets Jaunes) spokespersons, Priscillia Ludosky, looks on in front of the Eiffel tower, in Paris, during a gathering to protest against the government and the police violence. On November 17, 2018, hundreds of thousands of angry French donning fluorescent jackets took to the streets across the country, beginning one of the biggest and most unusual protest movements in the country’s modern history. Twelve months after that first November 17 demonstration against social inequalities by the “gilet jaunes” (yellow vests) protesters, the numbers taking to the streets have starkly diminished, the movement is rudderless and French President can claim to have largely seen off the challenge.Eric FEFERBERG / AFP

France’s yellow vests seek show of strength for anniversary

French “yellow vest” protesters began a series of nationwide demonstrations on Saturday in a bid to show the government they can still muster support on the first anniversary of their movement.
New Juventus centre-back Matthijs de Ligt has refuted claims that money played a big part in his high-profile move to Italy this month.

Nathan Ake: Matthijs de Ligt is a lot like Virgil van Dijk

Nathan Ake thinks that Juventus' Matthijs de Ligt has all the same gifts as Ballon d'Or frontrunner Virgil van Dijk and hopes the Liverpool star goes onto be crowned the world's best player.
Algeria's parliament Thursday adopted a controversial law aimed at boosting investment in the oil and gas sector, state media said, as activists warned that multinational companies would plunder the country's wealth.

Algeria adopts controversial energy law

Algeria's parliament Thursday adopted a controversial law aimed at boosting investment in the oil and gas sector, state media said, as activists warned that multinational companies would plunder the country's wealth.
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French government faces backlash after student sets himself on fire

The French government on Wednesday attempted to defuse the anger caused by the attempted suicide of a student who set himself alight to protest the hardship he faced.
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IEA: Global oil demand growth to slow from 2025

Global oil demand growth is expected to slow from 2025 as fuel efficiency improves and the use of electrified vehicles increases but is unlikely to peak in the next two decades, the International Energy Agency said on Wednesday.
The Speaker of the House, Hon. Funminiyi Afuye, who spoke with journalists in Ado Ekiti on Monday said, the House won’t be hostile to the executive in the discharge of its legislative functions, but would comply strictly with financial guidelines, for Governor Fayemi to be able to deliver on his promises.

Ekiti Assembly: Speaker vows to monitor Implementation of 2020 budget

As Governor Kayode Fayemi last week presented the 2020 appropriation bill for scrutiny, the Ekiti State House of Assembly has assured that the financial proposal will be thoroughly scrutinised by the lawmakers to meet the yearnings of the populace.
Nigeria may face another $2.3bn fine in arbitration in France over an alleged breach of contract on Mambilla Hydroelectric project.

China: We won’t fund Mambilla power until Nigeria settles legal dispute

The Chinese government has asked Nigeria to settle the legal dispute over the $5.8 billion Mambilla power failing which it would not provide the funds for the project.
Pete Doherty has been ‘arrested in France’ after police allegedly found him trying to buy drugs.

British musician arrested in Paris for cocaine possession

British rocker Pete Doherty was arrested and taken into custody in Paris Friday after being caught buying cocaine, a French police source told AFP.
The operation came after France’s government set out a tougher stance in immigration. Martin Bureau-AFP via Getty Images

Police evacuate 1,600 migrants from Paris tent camps

The French police in Paris cleared two migrant camps in the northern part of the city and the inner suburb of Saint-Denis on Thursday.
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France docks Nigerian pastor, 23 others for prostitution network

A Nigerian pastor Stanley Omoregie and 23 other suspected members of a sex trafficking ring accused of forcing Nigerian women into prostitution will go on trial today in Lyon, France the latest case to highlight the growing use of Nigerian migrants as sex slaves in Europe.
France’s Pacific island territory of New Caledonia said Tuesday it will hold a new independence referendum on September 6, following a first vote a year ago which saw separatists score much higher than expected.

France’s New Caledonia to hold independence vote in 2020

France’s Pacific island territory of New Caledonia said Tuesday it will hold a new independence referendum on September 6, following a first vote a year ago which saw separatists score much higher than expected. Tensions...
Former Liverpool forward El Hadji Dioufhas urged Kylian Mbappe to quit Paris Saint-Germain and seal a move to Real Madrid if he wants to win the Ballon d’Or.

Paris Saint-Germain set to offer Kylian Mbappe a huge deal to fend off Real...

Paris Saint-Germain is set to offer Kylian Mbappe a huge deal to fend off Real Madrid from signing him in the next summer, according to report.
US President Donald Trump on Thursday brushed off North Korea’s test of a sea-launched ballistic missile, saying that planned nuclear talks with Pyongyang will go ahead.

Donald Trump begins formal US withdrawal from Paris agreement

Donald Trump has formally started the process of pulling the US out of the landmark Paris Agreement, three years after the deal came into force.
Novak Djokovic on Friday continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal.-1

Novak Djokovic beats Denis Shapovalov to win fifth Paris Masters title

Novak Djokovic recorded his 77th ATP title with a 6-3 6-4 win over Canada’s Denis Shapovalov at the Paris Masters.
Xavi Simons

‘Neymar syndrome’ blamed for former Barcelona prodigy wanting out of Paris

Xavi Simons is a highly rated 16-year-old midfielder who joined Paris Saint-Germain in July of 2019 from FC Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy per the club’s official website.

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Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

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