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‘You are the greatest of all time, not just in sports, also as a mother and as a wife’ – Alexis Ohanian celebrates Serena Williams

'You are the greatest of all time, not just in sports, also as a mother and as a wife' - Alexis Ohanian celebrates Serena Williams

Serena and Alexis had a private wedding on Thursday this week. He shared this photo from their wedding and celebrated his wife and the mother of his daughter, Alexis Jnr. He wrote: ‘@serenawilliams : You are the greatest of all time, not just in sport–I’m talking about as a mother and as a wife. I am so excited to write ...

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World Cup: The 32 qualified teams

World Cup: The 32 qualified teams

Peru became the final nation to qualify for the 2018 World Cup after a win over New Zealand on Wednesday. The 32nd and final spot at Russia 2018 was secured by Peru, who beat the All Whites 2-0 in Lima. It shapes as being a somewhat open showpiece tournament. Germany, Brazil, France and Spain are sure to be among the ...

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Full text of the speech delivered by President Buhari in Ebonyi State

Full text of the speech delivered by President Buhari in Ebonyi State

Yesterday, President Buhari paid a state visit to Ebonyi State where he commisioned projects and was honoured with a chieftancy title; Enyioma 1 of Ebonyi and Ochioha Ndi Igbo 1. Below is the full text of the speech he delivered at the Abakaliki township Stadium. PROTOCOLS: I am delighted to be in Abakiliki today to interact with the good people ...

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Lagos state police command assures residents of their safety this yuletide, release emergency telephone numbers

Lagos state police command assures residents of their safety this yuletide, release emergency telephone numbers

The state police command has assured resident of the state of their safety in the yuletide. The state police spokesperson, Olarinde Famous-Cole, in a statement released Tuesday, said the command is doing everything in its power to reduce traffic robbery. He also released emergency telephone numbers. Read the statement below The Public Relations officer of Lagos State Police command, ASP. ...

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What is going on in Zimbabwe: Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power |’Robert Mugabe is under house arrest’ South African president, Jacob Zuma, says | Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace ‘flees Zimbabwe for Namibia’ | Photos of what Zimbabwe looks like following military takeover

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has been removed from power Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, who has ruled the country for over 37 years, since independence from the UK, has been removed from power and his former vice president, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who he sacked some days back, has been installed as an interim president. The move comes after the Zimbabwe army seized ...

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Argentina 2 Nigeria 4: Super Eagles produce stunning comeback in Krasnodar

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Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria fought back from 2-0 down against an Argentina side missing Lionel Messi to secure a stunning 4-2 friendly victory in Krasnodar. Sergio Aguero scored his 36th international goal to move clear in third place on Argentina’s all-time scoring list as Jorge Sampaoli’s side looked set to prosper despite the absence of Messi, who had ...

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Nigeria Police Reject Ranking As Worst In The World

Nigeria Police Reject Ranking As Worst In The World

The Force Public Relations Officer, Jimoh Moshood, in a statement on Saturday, November 11, rejected the ranking saying Nigeria Police is the best in Africa and one of the best in the world. “Nigeria Police Force is the best in UN Peace Keeping Operations, the best in Africa, one of the best in the world. The Force rejects the report ...

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Former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, indicted in $300m timber scandal

Former Minister of Environment, Amina Mohammed, indicted in $300m timber scandal

Former Minister of Environment now UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed, has been accused of granting illegal permits to Chinese firms to import endangered Nigerian timber when she was in office. Mohammed served as Nigeria’s Minister of Environment from November 2015 to February this year. According to AFP, investigations by Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA), a Washington-based environmental campaigning organization, suggests that ...

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“Why I am building statues” Rochas Okorocha explains

'Why I am building statues" Rochas Okorocha explains

Shortly after unveiling the statue of the Liberian President, Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, was asked by a journalist while he is building statues and he replied “To immortalize people so our children yet unborn can read a piece of them. History is dying in Africa. We must keep history alive. In the next 100 years to come, most of ...

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Lawyer to Ikoyi billions whistle blower lifts the lid on his despicable treatment at the hands of EFCC

Lawyer to Ikoyi billions whistle blower lifts the lid on his despicable treatment at the hands of EFCC

According to an Exclusive Premium Times report, the whistle blower who led the authorities to the billions found in Ikoyi has been treated shabbily by the SSS, EFCC and the government. His lawyer, Yakubu Galadima claims his client has received death threats and was remanded in a psychiatric institution by the EFCC on the grounds that he is mentally unstable. ...

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Police intercept vehicle carrying one thousand, four hundred and twenty seven live ammunition in Benue State

Police intercept vehicle carrying one thousand, four hundred

The Benue State Police Command on Friday, said they intercepted a vehicle carrying One thousand, four hundred and twenty seven (1,427) 5.56mm live ammunition. The weapons were recovered from a Sharon bus by the Operation Zenda Crack Squad led by SP Justin Gberindyer at Ortese village along Makurdi -Lafia road on November 6, at about 9 pm. Occupants of the ...

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Photos: President Buhari receives Muslim leaders in the state house

President Buhari receives Muslim leaders in the state house

President Buhari met with some Muslim leaders in the state house Abuja today. The meeting was after he met with leaders of the Christian Association of Nigeria CAN. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was in attendance.

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Lagos state police command arrest two brothers , several others that specialize in traffic robbery

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The Lagos state police command has arrested nine armed robbery suspects, including two brothers, that specialize in robbing residents of the state while in traffic. Four suspects including two brothers namely Ajayi Ahmed, Isaac Edoh, Edoh Dennis and Kelvin Robinson were caught robbing their victims at Abule Onigbogbo by Sheraton hotel. In the same vein, the police also arrested three ...

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Turns out Governor Okorocha also unveiled a road named after Liberian President, Ellen J. Sirleaf in Imo

Turns out Governor Okorocha also unveiled a road named after Liberian President, Ellen J. Sirleaf in Imo

Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, unveiled the statue built in honour of visiting Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Turns out a road was also named after her.

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US female goal keeper Hope Solo, accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

US female goal keeper Hope Solo, accuses Sepp Blatter of sexual assault

Former U.S. international goalkeeper and World Cup winner, Hope Solo, 36, has accused ex-FIFA president Sepp Blatter, 81, of sexual assault. In an interview with the Portuguese outlet published on Saturday, Solo claimed Blatter “grabbed my ass” at FIFA’s Ballon d’Or awards ceremony in January 2013, where she presented the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award on stage ...

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Italian pathologists begin autopsies on 26 drowned Nigerian migrant girls

Italian pathologists begin autopsies on 26 drowned Nigerian migrant girls

Italian pathologists on Wednesday, began post-mortem examinations of 26 Nigerian migrant girls, who drowned in the Mediterranean Sea. As authorities began the grim task, the bodies of five victims of another Mediterranean tragedy were brought to shore in Pozzallo in Sicily. The young female victims believed to be aged between 14 and 18 years old were discovered on Sunday 5th ...

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Disgraced Evra has Marseille deal terminated

Disgraced Evra has Marseille deal terminated

Marseille have terminated Patrice Evra’s contract with immediate effect after the veteran defender was suspended by UEFA until the end of this season for kicking out at a supporter. Evra was red carded before the start of Marseille’s 1-0 Europa League defeat at Vitoria Guimaraes earlier this month after an altercation with a group of travelling fans during the warm-up ...

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Made-in-Aba products have rejuvenated our economy — Ikpeazu

Made-in-Aba products have rejuvenated our economy — Ikpeazu

Governor Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia State yesterday said that with the increasing patronage of Made- in- Aba products, the city would rise again and reclaim its lost glory as a centre of trade and manufacturing. The governor, who spoke at the investiture of the 15th President of the Aba Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, ACCIMA, Mr. Andy Uba ...

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2 military officers, bank managers remanded in prison

2 military officers, bank managers remanded in prison

A Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja, yesterday, sent two serving military officers and two female bank managers to Kuje Prisons over alleged connivance and stealing of N339 million meant for the payment of military pensions. They will, at least, spend the next four days in the prison. Justice D.Z. Senchi, who ordered the remand of the four suspects in ...

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How ex-FCT Minister’s son paid N1.1bn for Abuja properties, EFCC tells court

How ex-FCT Minister’s son paid N1.1bn for Abuja properties, EFCC tells court

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, yesterday, narrated before the Federal High Court in Abuja, how Shamsudeen, son of a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mr. Bala Mohammed, allegedly paid a cumulative sum of N1.1billion to acquire properties in different parts of Abuja. The anti-graft agency brought one of its lead detectives, Mr. Ishaya Dauda, to testify ...

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