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Herdsmen from Plateau attacking my domain – Kaduna monarch

The traditional ruler of Attakar in Attakar Chiefdom in Kaura Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Tobias Wada has described as troubling the continued attacks on his domain by alleged Fulani herdsmen and Ganawuri people of Plateau State.
Russian historian and professor Oleg Sokolov, who is accused of murdering his girl friend and former student, is escorted inside a court building in Saint Petersburg, Russia, Nov. 11, 2019.

Russia charges famed historian with murder after lover’s severed arms found in bag

A Russian court on Monday charged a distinguished historian known for re-enacting Napoleonic battle scenes with the murder of his partner after he was found in a river with a rucksack containing her severed arms.
Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo will work Northern Ireland national coach Michael O’Neill who on Friday was confirmed as new Stoke City boss.

Super Eagles star to work with Irish national team coach

Nigeria international Oghenekaro Etebo will work Northern Ireland national coach Michael O’Neill who on Friday was confirmed as new Stoke City boss.
Two Celtic fans have been stabbed in Rome ahead of their team’s Europa League fixture with Lazio, the Scottish champions said on Thursday.

Two Celtic fans stabbed ahead of Europa League clash with Lazio

Two Celtic fans have been stabbed in Rome ahead of their team’s Europa League fixture with Lazio, the Scottish champions said on Thursday.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Kwara governor visits, directs immediate fix of Olunlade flooding crisis

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has visited Olunlade/Idiogede communities, where he assured residents that his administration would immediately fix the flooding problem in the area.
Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has signed a three years contract extension with her Swedish club, Eskilstuna United, keeping her at the club until 2022.

Nigerian star pens massive deal at top European club

Super Falcons midfielder Halimatu Ayinde has signed a three years contract extension with her Swedish club, Eskilstuna United, keeping her at the club until 2022.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

VP Osinbajo: How can we make Diaspora bonds work

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says it is imperative for Nigeria to proffer solution on how Diaspora bonds and Diaspora mutual funds will work to boost the country’s economy.

INEC donates cash to family of deceased ad hoc staff

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday presented a cheque of N948, 000 to the family of late Mahanan Christopher, an ad hoc staff who died during the 2019 general elections in Plateau.
Jerome Boateng's future has not yet been decided, according to Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, despite reported interest from Manchester United.

Bayern Munich’s Jerome Boateng handed two-game ban

Jerome Boateng has been handed a two-match ban by the German Football Association (DFB) following his red card in Bayern Munich's 5-1 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday.
Genevieve Nnaji in the Nigerian film “Lionheart.”(Netflix)

Oscars disqualify Nigerian film ‘Lion Heart’ over English dialogue

The Oscars Award Academy has disqualified Nigeria’s ‘Lionheart’ from the Oscar race in the Best International Feature Film category.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Governor Ganduje launches Quranic schools support initiative

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state on Sunday inaugurated the Support for Integrated Qur’anic and Islamiyya Schools in the state.
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Minister urges South East integration into mainstream national politics

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, has urged the South East people to integrate into the Nation’s mainstream national politics.
England were stunned by South Africa’s relentless intensity as their World Cup quest ended with a crushing 32-12 defeat in the final at International Stadium Yokohama.

South Africa outclass England to win Rugby World Cup

England were stunned by South Africa’s relentless intensity as their World Cup quest ended with a crushing 32-12 defeat in the final at International Stadium Yokohama.
Rugby Ball

Rugby: South Africa blitz England to win third World Cup

South Africa stunned pre-match favourites England 32-12 with a brutally effective forward display to win their third World Cup in Yokohama on Saturday.
The Chief of Army Staff Lt. General Tukur Buratai has flagged off Exercise (Ex) A KPATUMA II (Ex Cat Race) in Benue to curb the rising cases of kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, armed banditry and communal clashes in the state.

Nigerian Army begins Operation Positive Identification

There are strong indications that the Nigerian Army will not suspend Operation Positive Identification which began nationwide on Friday despite criticisms from the National Assembly and social-political groups including Afenifere and Pan Niger Delta Forum.=
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Federal government, Russia sign MOU on geoscience data

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Trade and Investment of the Russian Federation, in Sochi Russia.
In line with his abolition of all forms of fees and levies in public schools, Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike has released funds for the running of the schools for the 2019/2020 academic session and vowed to sack any school heads caught collecting fees and levies.

Rivers governor sacks chief security officer

The Governor of Rivers State, Chief Nyesom Wike, has sacked his Chief Security Officer (CSO), Promise Wosu, a Superintendent of Police (SP).
Deji Adeyanju

Deji Adeyanju petitions EFCC over Bourdillon’s ‘bullion vans’

Human rights activist, Deji Adeyanju, says he has taken up the challenge by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission and had agreed to write a petition against National Leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu.

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Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Super Eagles head coach wants contract extension resolved

Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr, has said his contract is not a distraction for him, as the team started their AFCON 2021 qualifiers with a 2-1 victory over Benin.
Lagos State University - LASU

Why LASU is introducing 2-stream undergraduate programmes – vice chancellor

The second stream undergraduate programme of the Lagos State University (LASU) was introduced to help deepen entrepreneurship skill of students of the institution, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Olanrewaju Fagbohun, has said.

Improving integrity of elections critical to democratic growth – ex-INEC chief

Prof. Attahiru Jega, former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), says that improving the integrity of elections is key to democratic development of any nation,
Nigeria’s D’Tigress will now face hosts Mozambique in the FIBA women’s basketball Tokyo 2020 Olympic qualifiers.

D’Tigress to play host Mozambique in the semi-final of FIBA Olympic qualifiers

Nigeria was scheduled to play DR Congo on Thursday, but tiny African Nations pulled out of the qualifiers due to a lack of funds.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Imama Amapakabo: AFCON U23 Group B still open

Olympic Eagles coach Imama Amapakabo has said that the second game results in Group B of the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations have thrown the group open with all the four teams still in contention for semi-final tickets.