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Lack of competitions responsible for Nigerians’ inability to play in Grand Slam — Tennis Buff

A Nigerian-Dubai-based Tennis Star, Samuel Omoile, on Tuesday said the country’s tennis players did not have the required competition to make them attend the highest competition, the Grand Slam. Omoile made the assertion in an interview with th

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NASS: No strike can stop plenary – Gbajabiamila

…says this is APC govt, Buhari himself ‘ll present budget By Emman ABUJA-THE Leader of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamilla on Tuesday said no strike can stop the National Assembly from sitting as this will amount to shutting

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Why Manchester United sacked Mourinho

Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after their worst start to a season in almost 30 years, the club announced on Tuesday. Mourinho The 55-year-old Portuguese’s last match in charge was the 3-1 defeat by Premier League league le

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Good governance possible in Nigeria — Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili

Lagos – Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change. Ezekwesili Prof. Obi

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Migrants are ‘powerful drivers’ of economy, dynamism, understanding – UN

New York – On the International Migrants Day, UN Secretary-General António Guterres says migrats are “powerful drivers of economic growth, dynamism and understanding.” In a message to mark the day, observed every year on Dec.

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NASS: Dep Speaker, 25 Reps hold plenary

By Emman Ovuakporie ABUJA- THE Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yussuff Lasun on Tuesday presided over 25 lawmakers as National Assembly staff stay off duty due to the four day warning strike. House of Rep members To form a quorum, th

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EU auditors call for more transparency in aid programmes

The European Commission needs more transparency in its allocation of funds for humanitarian and development aid, EU auditors said on Tuesday. The European Court of Auditors (ECA) said that the commission’s system of classifying Non-Governmental

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Breaking: Manchester United sack Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have sacked manager Jose Mourinho after the club made their worst start to a season in almost 30 years, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday. Mourinho The 55-year-old Portuguese’s last match in charge was the 3-1 defea

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Boy mistakenly kills sister while parents party in U.S.

This is not the best of time for a Missouri parents whose 6-year-old daughter died after she was accidentally shot in the head by her 12-year-old brother. Robbery attack foiled in Lagos The Delivery Boy and the tipping point for Nollywood and Nigeria

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Women in football face daily battle, says France coach

Trailblazing France coach Corinne Diacre said women in football face a constant struggle for acceptance and are often regarded as “objects” despite rising visibility and media coverage of female players. Mourinho says ‘nothing’

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