Real Beat Atletico On Penalties To Win Spanish Super Cup

  Thibaut Courtois proved the hero in a penalty shoot-out on Sunday as Real Madrid beat city rivals Atletico Madrid in Saudi Arabia to win their 11th Spanish Super Cup. Two imperious goalkeepers came out on top during a goalless final in Jeddah but Courtois proved decisive, saving Thomas Partey’s penalty after Saul Niguez had … Continue reading Real Beat Atletico On Penalties To Win Spanish Super Cup

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Adekouroye, Oborududu To Compete At Ranking Series Tournament

Current world bronze medalist Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) and Commonwealth champion Blessing Oborududu (68kg), will be joined by three other elite female wrestlers to compete at the 2020 Matteo Pellicone Ranking Series tournament in the Italian city of Rome.

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With Over 3,000 Housing Estates In Abuja, Deficit Still Reaches Nearly Two Million

Asides being the seat of government, Abuja is known for its expansive infrastructure and sprawling properties.

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89 Soldiers Killed As Terrorists Attack Niger Military Camp

  A jihadist attack on a military camp in western Niger three days ago left 89 soldiers dead, according to a new toll announced by the government on public radio Sunday. “After a thorough search, the toll has been established as 89 dead among friendly forces, and 77 dead for the enemy,” said spokesman Zakaria … Continue reading 89 Soldiers Killed As Terrorists Attack Niger Military Camp

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Nigeria To Compete For Tokyo Olympic Slots In Portugal

Nigeria will be making another attempt at qualifying for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games as the West African nation battles 33 others in the men and 29 teams in the women at the 2020 World Team Olympic Qualifying tournament holding in Gondomar, Portugal on January 22 to 26.

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Man City Thrash Villa 6-1, Move To Second On Premier League Table

  Pep Guardiola said Sergio Aguero’s legendary status had grown again after becoming the Premier League’s top scoring foreign player with a hat-trick as Manchester City thrashed Aston Villa 6-1 on Sunday. It may be too late to salvage City’s defence of the Premier League title as they remain 14 points behind runaway leaders Liverpool, … Continue reading Man City Thrash Villa 6-1, Move To Second On Premier League Table

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ICPC To Investigate Ownership Of Unoccupied Houses In Abuja

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission (ICPC) will soon commence investigations into the ownership of unoccupied houses in the Federal Capital Territory.

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President Buhari Mourns Sultan Of Oman, Says His Contributions To Peace Won’t Be Forgotten

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said of Oman as "a great loss not only to his country, but also the entire humanity”.

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Watford Beat Bournemouth 3-0, Exit Relegation Zone

  Watford captain Troy Deeney hailed the impact of Nigel Pearson in helping the Hornets bounce back from “rock bottom” after a 3-0 win at Bournemouth took them out of the Premier League relegation zone for the first time this season. Abdoulaye Doucoure and Roberto Pereyra struck either side of Deeney’s fourth goal in five … Continue reading Watford Beat Bournemouth 3-0, Exit Relegation Zone

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Rockets Hit Iraq Base Hosting US Troops

  A volley of rockets slammed into an Iraqi airbase north of Baghdad where US forces have been based, wounding four local troops, the Iraqi military said on Sunday. Its statement said eight Katyusha-type rockets landed on Al-Balad airbase, wounding two Iraqi officers and two airmen. Al-Balad is the main airbase for Iraq’s F-16s, which … Continue reading Rockets Hit Iraq Base Hosting US Troops

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