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Britain’s Prime Minister Theresa May shelters from the rain under an umbrella after attending a church service near to her Maidenhead constituency, west of London on December 9, 2018. – Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP)

UK’s Theresa May ignores doubts on historic Brexit mission

Theresa May wants to go down in history as the prime minister who safely steered Britain out of Europe — a cause she did not believe in when the Brexit referendum was held

Abdullahi Ganduje named 2018 Sports Loving Governor Award

Kano Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has been named the 2018 Sports Loving Governor by the Arewa Sports Personality Award Association (ASPAA)

Italy to give NAF six gunship helicopters to fight Boko Haram

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) said it was expecting delivery of new fighter aircraft from both the United States and Italy to intensify its aerial campaign against the Boko Haram insurgency in the Northeast.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has been left out of tomorrow’s all-important CAF Confederation Cup semifinal second leg match at Raja Casablanca of Morocco.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa set to dump Enyimba

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has disclosed that the need for regular game time and enhancement of his career are reasons why he is leaving Enyimba FC of Aba.

Congo Brazzaville submit surprise bid to host 2019 Afcon tournament

While either Morocco or South Africa are being strongly tipped to host the tournament, Congo Brazzaville surprisingly filed their bid to replace Cameroon, who were stripped of the hosting rights.
Accident FRSC

FRSC: 12 persons die in road accidents in Osun

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Osun on Wednesday said that no fewer than 12 lives were lost in various road accidents in November 2018.

Nigerian media and political accountability

“Only a redeemed media can redeem the nation from drowning in the turbulence of malicious misinformation and hate-mongering that is already gathering,” – Prof Ayobami Ojebode on Thursday, November 29 at the Radio Nigeria 2018 Annual Lecture in Abuja.
Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).

Burna Boy, Adesua Etomi, Maraji others make 2018 Future Awards list

Nigerian singer, Burna Boy, actress Adesua Etomi and commedienne, Maraji are among nominees for the 2018 edition of the Future Awards (TFA).
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Full list: Winners of 2018 ELOY Awards

Mercy Johnson, Uche Pedro, Cee-C and Lota Chukwu were among the women honoured at the 2018 edition of Exquisite Lady of the Year (ELOY) Awards.

Beans sellers deny using ‘Sniper’ as preservative

Beans sellers in Iyana-Ipaja area of Lagos State have refuted the allegation of preserving their commodity with Sniper.
Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.

Quadri, Musa and Akhator win big at the Nigeria Sports Award

Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.
Mimi Mefo

Cameroon drops fake news charges against Mimi Mefo

The Cameroon government has dropped charges of fake news levelled against a prominent TV journalist from an Anglophone region.

Pirates attack vessel in Port Harcourt

The ARX Maritime said a gang of Pirates attacked a sea vessel near Bonny Island in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, on Tuesday.

Security beefed up in Ekiti for Kayode Fayemi’s inauguration

Preparations are in top gear towards the inauguration of Dr Kayode Fayemi as new governor of Ekiti State.

EFCC urged to probe corruption allegations against JAMB’s Ishaq Oloyede, Abdulganiyu Ambali

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) at the weekend asked the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately make public its findings on the union’s petition to it, in which corruption allegations were made against the University of Ilorin.

Mass education commission distributes radio sets, phones to informal learners

The National Mass Education Commission has distributed radio receivers and mobile phones to 400 informal learners in Bauchi and Borno States to boost its “Literacy by Radio English Language’’ programme.
Okiemute Ighorodje

MTN Project Fame winner decries stereotype in Nigeria music

Okiemute Ighorodje, the winner of MTN Project Fame West Africa, Season 9, has decried the glorification of Afro pop to the detriment of other genres of music.

FC Ifeanyi Ubah boss admits indebtedness to players, blames LMC

Ifeanyi Ubah, President of Nnewi-based FC Ifeanyi Ubah, has admitted that the club was owing its players but said that their welfare was still being taken care of.

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Rufai Hanga: Atiku Abubakar will give Muhammadu Buhari a good fight in the North

Senator Rufai Hanga, a former national chairman of the Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), has described the National chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, as a disaster, saying he once predicted it.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Two businessmen bag 8 years imprisonment for trademark theft

Justice Okon Abang of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has convicted and sentenced two businessmen, Nnamdi Okoye and Ikechukwu Ezeogwum to a total of eight years and six months imprisonment for trademark theft.
Eden Hazard doubles Chelsea’s lead at Brighton’s Amex Stadium having set up the first goal for Pedro. Mike Hewitt-Getty Images

Maurizio Sarri backs Eden Hazard to thrive as ‘false nine’

Maurizio Sarri insists Eden Hazard can thrive in the ‘false nine’ role after the Belgium playmaker inspired Chelsea’s 2-1 win at Brighton on Sunday.
Igbo Muslims

Ndigbo Muslims: We’ll vote for those who will carry us along

South Eastern Muslims Organisation of Nigeria (SEMON), a socio-cultural Igbo group, says it will meet with President Muhammadu Buhari to express its grievances over the alleged marginalisation of Igbo Muslims.

Goodluck Jonathan: Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to Nigeria

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan says President Muhammadu Buhari has been of great service to the country.