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Abba Dikko

UK restates commitment to support fight against Boko Haram

The UK government on Friday restated its commitment to support the Nigerian army in the fight against Boko Haram and terrorism in the northeast.

Why we cling on to office in Africa

This week, I propose to use one of financial market’s tried and tested logic to explain an intractable problem of honour in our public life on the continent of Africa. I know enough about African affairs to understand that it is a continent-wide phenomenon that defies explanation – until now.

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Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United aren’t underdogs at Liverpool

Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United do not head to Liverpool as underdogs, and that Jose Mourinho is a winner.

Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
Francis Meshioye

Francis Meshioye: There is nothing negative about Ogboni fraternity

The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society.
Chelsea’s Europa League draw at Vidi was marred by ‘abhorrent’ antisemetic chants. Photograph- Matthew Childs-Action Images via Reuters

Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.