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Rangers attacking midfielder Joe Aribo and six other players hit Super Eagles camp in Uyo ahead of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers double-header against Benin Republic and Lesotho. 20

Joe Aribo: Austin Okocha, Osaze Odemwingie influenced my decision to play for Super Eagles

Joe Aribo says his decision to represent Nigeria on the international scene was inspired by the legendary duo, Austin Okocha and Osaze Odemwingie.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has continued his good run of form between the sticks as he kept his fourth consecutive clean sheet in the league when Kaizer Chiefs ran out 2-0 winners against Chippa United in an ABSA Premiership clash at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Wednesday.

Daniel Akpeyi retains Kaizer Chiefs spot despite Itumeleng Khune’s return from injury

Kaizer Chiefs coach Ernst Middendorp has stated that Nigeria goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi will keep the gloves for the forseeable future despite the availability of Bafana Bafana’s Itumeleng Khune.

US warns against travel to Tanzania over same-sex unions row

The US State Department on Tuesday urged travellers to Tanzania to “exercise increased caution” due in part to threats that gay people may experience there.
Pollution in the Indian capital of New Delhi reached its highest level so far this year on Sunday, with the city declaring a public health emergency.

India among top five countries affected by climate change

The Global Climate Risk Index has placed India among the top five countries most affected by climate change in its annual report for 2020.
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane

FIFA Award: Why I voted for Sadio Mane – Lionel Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has explained why he voted for Liverpool forward Sadio Mane to win the FIFA Best’ award.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Governor Sanwo-Olu pledges to focus on technology to secure Lagos

Lagos State Governor Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Tuesday reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to focus on technology to combat crime in the state.
Aruna Quadri‘s unbeaten run at the ITTF World Tour tagged Bulgaria Open came to a glorious end yesterday as the Nigeria Open champion fell to China’s Zhao Zihao 4-1 in the men’s singles semifinal.

ITTF: Aruna Quadri finishes 2019 as Africa’s best

Nigeria’s Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri has ended the year 2019 as Africa’s best ranked player above Egyptian Omar Assar.
China has expressed anger over passage of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives that calls for official actions against Beijing over its crackdown on millions of ethnic Muslims.

US House approves bill denouncing China’s crackdown of Uighur Muslims

China has expressed anger over passage of a bill by the U.S. House of Representatives that calls for official actions against Beijing over its crackdown on millions of ethnic Muslims.

Women groups seek review of N50 stamp duty charges

Some women groups have called for further review of the N50 stamp duty charges on electronic payment recently introduced by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN).
Juan Mata admits Anthony Martial made “the right decision” in ignoring him during Manchester United’s 3-0 Europa League win over Partizan Belgrade.

Anthony Martial: I have to prove I’m one of the Premier League’s best strikers

Anthony Martial is eager to prove that he is "one of the best strikers in the Premier League" after entering his fifth full season at Manchester United.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

N18.9 billion debt: Governor Sule inherited a sick economy in Nasarawa

Nasarawa State Governor Abdullahi Sule has raised alarm that he inherited huge debt from previous administration that is affecting the smooth running of his government.
Ifeanyi Ejiofor

Police declare Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer wanted over death of cops

Police in Anambra State have declared Barrister Ifeanyi Ejiofor, lawyer to the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu wanted.
Scorer of the winning goal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Vincent Aboubakar, has been left out of Cameroon's final squad for the upcoming tournament in Egypt.

Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar suffers muscle injury in Porto win

Porto manager Sergio Conceicao is uncertain about the severity of Vincent Aboubakar's injury after the forward limped off in a Portuguese Primeira Liga match.
Megan Rapinoe has added another award to her collection after the United States star beat Lucy Bronze and Alex Morgan to win the Ballon d'Or Feminin.

Ballon d’Or: Megan Rapinoe wins women’s award

Megan Rapinoe has added another award to her collection after the United States star beat Lucy Bronze and Alex Morgan to win the Ballon d'Or Feminin.
A trade deal between the U.S. and China has stalled because of newly signed U.S. bipartisan legislation supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, according to the news website Axios.

China retaliates after US legislation supports Hong Kong pro-democracy movement

A trade deal between the U.S. and China has stalled because of newly signed U.S. bipartisan legislation supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, according to the news website Axios.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

EFCC produces Captain Dada Labinjo

The arraignment of the senior Naval officer on a two count charge is going on before justice Muslim Hassan in the Federal high court, Ikoyi Lagos
Facial-recognition technology is spreading in China.

China now requires face scans for all new mobile phone accounts

China on Sunday put into effect new regulations that require Chinese telecom carriers to scan the faces of users registering new mobile phone services, a move the government says is aimed at cracking down on fraud.
Kara bridge on Lagos-Ibadan expressway about to be open to the public on December 1, 2019.

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway Kara Bridge opens to traffic

The Federal Government on Sunday opened the Kara Bridge section of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to traffic, after completing repair works on a 600-metre stretch.

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2019 ZUMA Film Festival closes with grand awards gala

The 2019 annual ZUMA Film Festival (ZUFF), Nigeria’s foremost film fiesta, finally ended on Friday night with a closing ceremony and gala awards amid pomp and pageantry.
Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.

US, Taliban return to peace talks in Doha – source

Washington resumed talks with the Taliban in Qatar Saturday, a U.S. source said, three months after President Donald Trump abruptly halted diplomatic efforts that could end America’s longest war.

Price of Bonny Light hits $65.47 per barrel

The price of Bonny Light, Nigeria’s premium oil grade, has risen from $63.00 to $65.47 per barrel as the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, cuts output by 500,000 barrels per day, bpd.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

Court orders final forfeiture of hospital facility owned by Imo APC Reps member

A Federal High Court sitting in Owerri, the Imo State capital has ordered the final forfeiture of a multi-million-naira hospital facility allegedly belonging to the House of Representatives member representing Ideato North and South Federal constituency, Pascal Obi.
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.

NHRC calls for arrest, trial of security operatives involved in ‘court invasion’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called for the arrest and subsequent trial of operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) and other security officials involved in the invasion of the Federal High Court in Abuja.