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AFCON 2019: All quarter-final fixtures confirmed [Full List]

All the four quarter-final fixtures at the Africa Cup of Nations have been confirmed, following the completion of the Round of 16 matches.

In the first game, Senegal will take on Benin, who shocked Morocco in the previous round.

Nigeria clash with familiar foes South Africa later on Wednesday…


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2019 elections: Yakubu hails media, seeks recommendations to improve electoral process

Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), on Monday commended the media on the level of coverage it gave the 2019 general elections and called for implementable recommendations ahead…


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Buhari returns to Nigeria after AU summit

President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Abuja on Monday after attending the 12th Extraordinary Summit of the African Union in Niamey, Niger Republic.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft, conveying the president and some members of his entourage landed at the Presidential Wing of…


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Kogi APC guber aspirants reject indirect primary

The All Progressives Congress (APC)  governorship aspirants in Kogi state on Monday opposed the choice of indirect primary by the party.

The party had adopted indirect primary to pick its candidate for the November governorship election in Kogi State.

The decision was taken at the National Working Committee meeting which held on…


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JUST IN: Oshiomhole makes surprise appearance at presidential election tribunal

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) made a surprise appearance on Monday at the hearing of the petition by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its candidate in the last presidential election, Atiku Abubakar.

This is the first time the APC Chair will be attending proceedings at the Presidential Election Petition…


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VIDEO: Male thief caught in female hostel wearing Hijab


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'We transmitted election results to server using a code' —Presiding Officer


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VIDEO: 'Pray for President Buhari' - TB Joshua prophecy

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Pastor impregnates 15-year-old daughter

It was a harvest of paedophiles, weekend, in Lagos, as four men who allegedly raped their children and wards in different parts of the state are cooling their heels in Police custody.

One of the suspects, a pastor, was alleged to have impregnated his 15-year-old ward, who was reportedly delivered of a baby girl three months…


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'We will do our best to help Libya stabilise' - Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged Nigeria’s continued support for Libya’s quest to regain political and security stability.

Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Monday, said Buhari made the pledge at a bilateral meeting with the Head of Libya’s Government of National Accord…


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JUST IN: Dani Alves becomes the first player in history to win 40 trophies

The free-agent right back skippered his country to a triumph on home soil and collected the Player of the Tournament award in the process.

Dani Alves has become the first footballer to win 40 trophies after his Brazil side won…


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VIDEO: Osibanjo meets Nigeria's oldest surviving soldier, 104 year-old, RTD Private Amuda Aluko

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Northern Nigeria as backward as Afghanistan in development – El-Rufai

Northern Nigeria’s development indicators are similar to those of war-ravaged Afghanistan and should be a source of concern to its leaders, the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has said.

Mr El-Rufai spoke on Saturday during the Northern Youth Summit organised by Northern Hibiscus Initiative, in Kaduna. The theme of the summit was…


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Hosts Brazil beat Peru 3-1 to win Copa America

Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus made one goal, scored another and was sent off in the second half as they beat Peru 3-1 on Sunday to win the Copa America.

Brazil won the trophy for the ninth time in a pulsating contest at the Maracana stadium.

The hosts took the lead against the run of play after 15 minutes.

Gabriel Jesus…


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'I am Governor of APC, PDP' - Oyetola assures Osun electorates

*Promises an inclusive government...

Arogbonlo Israel

The Governor of Osun state, Gboyega Oyetola, has said his government will be inclusive to all irrespective of political affiliations or party politics in the state.

Oyetola who was affirmed winner of the September 2018 election made this…


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Seven things to do before 7am

Successful people come from all walks of life, yet they all have one thing in common: where others see impenetrable barriers, they see challenges to embrace and obstacles to overcome.

Their confidence in the face of hardship is driven by their ability to let go of the negativity that holds so many otherwise sensible people…


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JUST IN: INEC ad-hoc staff admits alteration on election documents

Dr Adamu Abubakar, the Returning Officer for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in the Yobe South Senatorial election held on February 23, on Thursday said that there were alterations carried out during the collation of results of the election.

Abubakar, who monitored the election in Nagere Local Government Area of Yobe, admitted this while being cross-examined by Mr Paul Erokoro (SAN), counsel to Sen. Mohammed Hassan, the petitioner before the National…


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VIDEO: Frank Lampard confirmed Chelsea manager

Arogbonlo Israel

Former Chelsea midfielder, Frank Lampard has been appointed as new coach of the club on a three-year contract.

The Blues agreed a deal with Derby County worth £4 million to cover the final two years of Lampard’s contract at Pride Park after a week’s worth of talks with the 41-year-old.

Lampard spent 13 years as a player in west London, scoring 211 goals in 649 games to become Chelsea’s all-time top goalscorer.



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'Atiku will recover his stolen mandate'

Arogbonlo Israael

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 elections Atiku Abubakar, will still recover his stolen mandate, Dr Adamu Sani, chairman of The Pukka…


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