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Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.

Diego Simeone coy on Atletico Madrid’s La Liga chances

Diego Simeone dismissed talk of winning the La Liga title after Atletico Madrid preserved their 100 per cent record with a last-gasp comeback against Eibar.
Super Eagles midfielder, John Ogu has revealed how his international teammate, Ogenyi Onazi assisted him in Italy before he got a lucrative offer in Europe.

John Ogu: Ogenyi Onazi helped me to find my feet in Europe

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu has revealed how his international teammate Ogenyi Onazi assisted him in Italy before he got a lucrative offer in Europe.

Nigerian Ifeanyi Chukweto awaits jail sentence in Papua New Guinea for fraud

A Nigerian facing trial in far away Papua New Guinea will know on June 21 how long he will spend in prison after pleading guilty on one count of stealing by false pretence, an offence known in Nigeria as 419.
Ondo State House of Assembly

Akure community seeks to produce Ondo assembly speaker

As the inauguration of the ninth Ondo State House of Assembly draws near, the people of Akure, the state capital, have demanded that the community be allowed to produce the next speaker of the Assembly.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Court admits more evidence against ex-NHIS boss

Justice A. O. Faji of the Federal High Court sitting in Ikoyi, Lagos, on Thursday, February 21, 2019, admitted a document tendered in evidence by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) against Martins Thomas, a former Executive Secretary, National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Lagos residents want LAWMA’s dumpsite relocated

The residents of Apapa road in Lagos Mainland Local Government Area of Lagos State have appealed to the state government and management of the Lagos Waste Management Authority (LAWMA) to relocated the Transfer Loading Station (TLS) situated in the area.

California wildfire evacuation orders lifted

Authorities have lifted evacuation orders imposed as the massive Thomas fire scorched swaths of southern California, they said on Thursday, as firefighters moved closer to victory over the destructive inferno.

Why Chinese footballers are going to Brazil

Arriving in Brazil, Chinese footballer Long Yushuo took on the more easily pronounced name Thomas, but it’s the locals’ skills with the ball that he’s really hoping to adopt.

Winds whip California fires as they spread south

Thousands of firefighters battled raging wildfires in California on Saturday that have forced hundreds of thousands of people to flee the Los Angeles area, as well as outbreaks closer to San Diego.

Woman kills month-old step-son in Katsina

Men of the Katsina State police command have arrested a 28-years-old woman, Rabiatu Nura, who poisoned her one month old step-son.

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Turkish and U.S. troops meet on the Turkish-Syrian border for a joint U.S.-Turkey patrol in northern Syria, as it is pictured from near the Turkish town of Akcakale, Turkey, September 8, 2019.

US soldiers who fought alongside Kurds blast Donald Trump’s Syria retreat

In the summer of 2004, U.S. soldier Greg Walker drove to a checkpoint just outside of Baghdad’s Green Zone with his Kurdish bodyguard, Azaz. When he stepped out of his SUV, three Iraqi guards turned him around at gunpoint.
The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Monday ordered the remand in prison custody of hip hop artist, Azeez Fashola, popularly known as Naira Marley.

Court to resume Naira Marley case tomorrow

Nigerian hip hop artist Azeez Fashola, a.k.a. Naira Marley, is due to be back at the Federal High Court in Lagos for a hearing on his alleged internet fraud case.
Lagos State High Court.

Lagos government re-arraigns two doctors for ‘attempted murder’

Earlier, the Lagos State Prosecuting Counsel, Mr. Babatunde Sunmonu, told the court that the defendants committed the offence on July 26, 2018, at Excel Medical Centre in Dolphin Estate, Ikoyi, Lagos.
Credit Suisse

Chinese outnumber Americans on rich list for first time ever

The Swiss bank, Credit Suisse, has stated in its Global Wealth Report 2019 that, for the first time, the number of rich Chinese people has surpassed that of wealthy Americans as both countries continue to produce millionaires at fast rates.
Nigeria Police

Police arraign student for alleged battery theft

A Kabua Grade I Area Court in Abuja has ordered 22-year-old student, Sodiq Adamu, to be remanded in Nassarawa Correctional Facility for allegedly stealing a car battery.