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Geoffrey Onyeama: Muhammadu Buhari committed to free, fair 2019 elections

Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama, says President Muhammadu Buhari is absolutely determined to ensure free and fair 2019 general election.

Sierra Leone polls: NEC meets political parties, observer groups

The Sierra Leone National Electoral Commission (NEC) on Friday conducted officials of political parties and some observer groups round its results management facilities and Tally Centre in Freetown.

UN chief Antonio Guterres commends Nigeria on Boko Haram suspects’ trial

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has congratulated the Government of Nigeria on conducting trials of Boko Haram suspects, and urged it to ensure due process and transparency by granting access to human rights observers.

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Real Madrid’s Welsh forward Gareth Bale (R) is congratulated by teammate defender Alvaro Odriozola after scoring his team’s first goal during the Spanish league football match between SD Huesca and Real Madrid CF at the El Alcoraz stadium on December 9, 2018. (Photo by ANDER GILLENEA / AFP)

Gareth Bale snaps drought as Real Madrid edge past struggling Huesca

Gareth Bale ends 802-minutes goalies run in La Liga as Real Madrid defeat bottom side Huesca 1-0 to climb back to within five points of leaders Barcelona

DMO floats second N100 billion sukuk bond for road infrastructure

Federal Government through the Debt Management Office (DMO) announces the sale of second tranche 7-year N100 billion sovereign sukuk for road projects across Nigeria
Crystal Palace defender Aaron Wan-Bissaka struck by Carlsberg bottle thrown from Newcastle United end at Selhurst Park

Aaron Wan-Bissaka bottle throw probed by police

Police launch probe after Crystal Palace’s Aaron Wan-Bissaka was hit by a bottle during an ill-tempered Premier League match against Newcastle at Selhurst Park in September
Harriet Anena with Wole Soyinka

Ugandan’s Harriet Anena, Nigeria’s Tanure Ojaide win 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature

Uganda’s Harriet Anena and Nigeria’s Professor Tanure Ojaide emerge joint winners of the 2018 Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa
Liverpool have to secure Champions League progress against Napoli, Jamie Redknapp has warned, as Thursday night football could derail a Premier League title bid.

Jamie Redknapp: Liverpool must avoid Thursday night football

Jamie Redknapp warns Liverpool have to secure Champions League progress against Napoli as Thursday night football could derail Premier League title bid