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Zimbabwean doctors’ labour leader ‘kidnapped’ by security forces – union

Union activists and rights campaigners on Sunday accused Zimbabwe's security forces of kidnapping the leader of a doctors' union, who disappeared during a strike he had helped organise.
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Protests: FUOYE student say deceased man was one of them

Some students of the Federal University Oye-Ekiti (FUOYE) have claimed that the young man who was confirmed dead this morning by a reliable source at the Federal Teaching Hospital, Ido, was a student of Biology Education Department.
Mangosuthu Buthelezi was heckled by a rowdy section of the crowd.

South African crowds walk out of anti-xenophobia speech

South Africans have disrupted a speech in Johannesburg by a veteran politician who was trying to quell tensions following a recent wave of deadly riots and xenophobic attacks.
Acting High Commissioner of the Republic of South Africa, to the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Mr Bobby J. Moroe

Federal government summons South African envoy over xenophobic attacks

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, has summoned the South African High Commissioner to Nigeria, Bobby Moroe, over the xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.

Lawyers with disabilities protest ‘unfair treatment’ at NBA conference

The Association of Lawyers with Disabilities in Nigeria (ALDIN) has accused the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) of not treating lawyers with disabilities fairly at its 2019 Annual General Conference.
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Google reveals massive iPhone hacks

Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least two years and used websites to implant malicious software to access photos, user locations and other data.
Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as tens of thousands of soldiers got ready to join the fight against blazes that have caused global alarm.

G7 leaders agree to help Brazil fight Amazon fires

Leaders of the Group of Seven nations said Sunday they are preparing to help Brazil battle fires burning across the Amazon region and repair the damage as tens of thousands of soldiers got ready to join the fight against blazes that have caused global alarm.
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UK pilot banned for telling friends he is ‘suicidal’

An EasyJet pilot has been banned from flying holiday jets out of the UK after he told friends that he was suicidal.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

EU antitrust regulators have Facebook’s Libra currency in sights

Regulators are reportedly concerned that the Libra currency could shut out rivals and create “competition restrictions” related to the use of information and consumer data. The EU is also examining the integration of Libra wallets into Facebook’s WhatsApp and Messenger services, according to Bloomberg.

Police debunk video of alleged killing of Igbo man by Muslim youths in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has debunked the video circulating on the social media where a young Igbo man was set ablaze by some irate Muslim youths in Abuja.

Police debunks video of alleged killing of Igbo man by Muslim youth in Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command, has debunked the video being circulating on the social media where a young Igbo man was set ablaze by some irate Muslim youths in Abuja.
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First NPFL chairman passes on

The first Chairman of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL), Chief Osayuki Obaseki, is dead.

University of Lagos gets N5 billion for research

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) was able to attract up to N5 billion in research in the past one year, a lecturer in the university has said.
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Scam: Expert cautions against Whatsapp data freebies

An IT expert, Onu Grace, has warned users of the online messaging app, WhatsApp, not to click on links in forwarded messages offering free internet.

Imo governor raises the alarm over impersonation

The Imo State Governor, Emeka Ihedioha, has raised the alarm that some fraudsters are impersonating him by distributing fake contractor registration forms to unsuspecting members of the public.

Presidency uncovers drug cartels in military, police formations

For a long time, the use of hard drugs by personnel of the Nigerian armed forces has been a subject of speculations, even in clear cases of disturbing patterns of behaviours–such as the inexplicable cases of soldiers who killed colleagues and superior officers and ended up killing themselves.

Paulo Dybala turns down Cristiano Ronaldo’s advice

Paulo Dybala has told Juventus he has no intention of joining Manchester United, putting Romelu Lukaku at risk, according to latest reports.
President Buhari at the event

Presidency disowns list of ministers with portfolios

The Presidency on Friday disowned a list of ministers-designate and portfolios currently in circulation, especially on the social media.

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Interim Falcons coach focused on Tokyo 2020 ticket

Coach of Nigeria’s women senior Christopher Danjuma has stated that his attention is solely on ensuring Nigeria qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Cristiano Ronaldo was an egotist in the Manchester United dressing room who always wanted to be near a mirror, according to Uruguay legend Diego Forlan.

Cristiano Ronaldo: I was one step away from Arsenal move

Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed that he was a step away from joining Arsenal prior to signing for Manchester United in 2003.
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Efe Ajagba will become world boxing champion soon – trainer

Legendary boxing trainer Ronnie Shields believes that Efe Ajagba can rule the heavyweight division in the near future.
Egypt has two strong medal contenders for the Summer Games in Mohamed Ehab and Sara Ahmed, who both won bronze in their respective categories at Rio 2016.

Egypt banned from world weighlifting championships

A number of Egyptian weightlifters were included in the entry list for the world championships, which begin in Thailand tomorrow.
JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is reaffirming his pledge to impose Israeli sovereignty on West Bank settlements.

Benjamin Netanyahu’s election gamble backfires

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in a battle for political survival after exit polls following Tuesday’s election showed the race too close to call and the Israeli leader’s decade-long grip on power slipping.