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Russian PM opposes NATO membership for Georgia 10 years after war

Ten years after the war between Russia and Georgia over the breakaway region of South Ossetia, Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, has warned of the consequences of Georgia joining NATO, the Western defence alliance.

Football celebrates George Weah’s Liberia election victory

Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba led plaudits on Friday from the world of football to George Weah after the only African to win the Ballon d’Or was elected President of Liberia.

Gunfire heard as Georgia forces storm Tbilisi building

Explosions and gunfire were heard in the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, as counterterrorism units stormed a multi-storey apartment bulding on the outskirts of the city, witnesses reported.

Ex-Milan defender Kakha Kaladze elected mayor of Georgia’s Tbilisi

Former AC Milan defender Kakha Kaladze has been elected mayor of Georgia's capital city Tbilisi.

Tom Lawrence leads Wales to crucial win in Georgia

Tom Lawrence scored his first international goal to earn Wales a vital 1-0 victory in Georgia on Friday and keep them in the hunt for a place at next year's World Cup.

Real Madrid’s Gareth Bale ruled out of Wales World Cup qualifiers

Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales' crucial World Cup qualifiers against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland with a calf strain.

Real Madrid’s Zinedine Zidane plays down Gareth Bale’s injury fears

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has played down concerns about Gareth Bale's fitness before Wales' decisive World Cup qualifiers this month.

Real ready to go without Ronaldo against United in Super Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo has finally returned to training with Real Madrid but the defending European champions are set to be without the Portuguese superstar in Tuesday's UEFA Super Cup clash with Manchester United in Skopje.

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Jim Pallotta, Roma club president, has personally donated €50,000.

AS Roma donate €150k to help fund medical costs for injured Liverpool fan Sean...

AS Roma and club president Jim Pallotta have made a combined donation of €150,000 to a trust fund set up to help the family of Liverpool fan Sean Cox with his medical and rehabilitation costs.

Rochas Okorocha warns Ndigbo over Atiku Abubakar’s endorsement

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, has asked Igbo leaders to toe the path of wisdom before adopting a candidate for the 2019 presidential election.

NiMet warns about severe, longer harmattan season in the north

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has announced that the severity of harmattan period would be higher and longer over the Northern states due to its proximity to the Sahara desert compared to the South in 2018/2019 dry season.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Bukola Saraki: Nigerians waiting to see how Muhammadu Buhari will handle allegations against Adams...

Senate President Bukola Saraki says Nigerians are eagerly waiting to see how President Muhammadu Buhari will handle allegations against Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Ibrahim Magu warns BDC operators to be wary of politicians’ excesses

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has cautioned Bureau de Change operators in the country against aiding corrupt practices of some politicians.