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Soccer Football – England & Soccer Aid World XI Training – Motspur Park, London, Britain – June 7, 2018 Soccer Aid World XI’s Yaya Toure during training Action Images via Reuters-Andrew Boyers

Yaya Toure contradicts agent’s retirement claim

Former Manchester City star Yaya Toure insists he has not retired despite his agent claiming that the Ivorian has ended his playing career.
Popular actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe has reacted to rumours making rounds on social media that he’s dead.

Baba Suwe: Anyone that wants me dead will die before me

Popular actor, Babatunde Omidina, popularly known as Baba Suwe, has reacted to rumours making rounds on social media that he’s dead.
Muhammadu Buhari-2

President Buhari denies candidate imposition, calls for improved voter participation

President Muhammadu Buhari has denied claims that he imposed his preferred candidates for political offices on Nigerians during the general elections.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Arsenal secure first half-time lead of Premier League season

Unai Emery's side went into the break against Burnley with a 1-0 lead, thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's goal.
President Muhammadu Buhari has finally reacted to reports that he had been cloned.

Muhammadu Buhari denies death, body double rumours

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has denied a rumour claiming he had died and been replaced by a lookalike.

DSS denies aiding Nnamdi Kanu’s escape

The Department of State Services (DSS), has denied that five of its personnel aided Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) to escape from his Umuahia home on Sept. 14, 2017.
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha

Wilfried Zaha: Manchester United spell made me ‘depressed’

Wilfried Zaha has opened up about his "hell" at Manchester United and said his time at Old Trafford made him "down and depressed".

Nyesom Wike: I will not be vying for the position of Vice President

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that he will not be vying for the position of Vice President of the country as being speculated in certain quarters ahead of the 2019 elections.
FILE PHOTO - Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen in Algiers, Algeria April 9, 2018. REUTERS-Ramzi Boudina-File Photo

Algeria president back home after Swiss medical tests

Algeria's frail President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke in 2013, returned home Saturday after undergoing a medical check-up in Switzerland, his office said.

Edin Dzeko happy at Roma amid Milan and China transfer talk

Roma forward Edin Dzeko has reiterated his commitment to the club following months of rumours around his future.

Ekiti guber: Ex-Governor Uduaghan congratulates Kayode Fayemi

A former Delta state governor and leader of the People’s Democratic Party, Dr. Emmanuel Uduaghan, has congratulated Dr. Kayode Fayemi, the All Progressives Congress candidate and winner of the Ekiti governorship election.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

2019: PDP apologises to ex-President Obasanjo over bad conduct, mistreatment

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Saturday apologised to former President Olusegun Obasanjo for ‘‘bad conduct and mistreatment,’’ Kehinde Akinyemi, Obasanjo’s Media Aide, has said.
International Press Institute (IPI)

2019: Journalists urged to be conflict-sensitive

The Director, International Press Centre (IPC), Lagos, Mr Lanre Arogundade, has advised Journalists to be conflict-sensitive in their reports as the country prepares for 2019 general elections.

Amnesty: Cameroon military and separatists fuel ‘cycle of violence’

Escalating violence in Cameroon has led to armed separatists and security forces attacking and torturing people in the country's Anglophone regions, according to a new report by Amnesty International.

Ruler since 1982, Paul Biya turns 85 as strife grips parts of Cameroon

President Paul Biya of Cameroon celebrates his 85th birthday on Tuesday after 35 years at the helm of a country that today faces daunting problems, including a separatist revolt.

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UN envoy warns of ‘long and bloody war’ in Libya

The UN envoy for Libya has called for immediate action to cut off arms flows to the warring sides in Libya, warning that the ongoing battle for Tripoli was "just the start of a long and bloody war".
Jogi Löw

Germany announce squad for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers

Germany have officially announced their 22-man squad for upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Belarus and Estonia.
Gareth Bale will act as a Real Madrid warning to Christian Eriksen, says Dimitar Berbatov, with the Tottenham playmaker needing to decide whether he wants to risk facing similar criticism.

Real Madrid want to swap Gareth Bale for Tottenham’s Christian Eriksen

Gareth Bale could be heading back to Tottenham this summer but at a huge cost to his former club.

Benue APC women leader passes on

Women leader of the Benue State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Mrs Victoria Akire has died.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Presidency orders clearance of congestion in Apapa Port within two weeks

A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration of law and order to Apapa and its environs within 2 weeks.