Liverpool Sign Greek Defender Tsimikas From Olympiakos

    Premier League champions Liverpool signed Greece defender Kostas Tsimikas from Olympiakos for a reported fee of £11.7 million ($15 million) on Monday. Tsimikas agreed to a five-year contract with Liverpool and is expected to provide back-up for first-choice left-back Andy Robertson at Anfield. Reds boss Jurgen Klopp moved for the 24-year-old after opting … Continue reading Liverpool Sign Greek Defender Tsimikas From Olympiakos

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Europa League: Bruno Fernandes’ Late Penalty Sends Man United To Semi-Final

    Bruno Fernandes scored a penalty in extra time as Manchester United scraped past FC Copenhagen 1-0 on Monday in the quarter-finals of the Europa League, reshaped into an eight-team straight knockout tournament in Germany due to the coronavirus pandemic. The Portugal international notched his competition-best seventh goal of the season as United set … Continue reading Europa League: Bruno Fernandes’ Late Penalty Sends Man United To Semi-Final

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Two Killed In Violence Over Oba’s Disapproval Of ‘Ogun’ Festival

  Two persons were killed on Sunday when a group of angry youths attacked the palace of Oba Victor Bobade, the traditional ruler of Ire Ekiti, a town in Ekiti State. The incident which occurred in the evening in Oye Local Government Area of the state is said to have forced the king to flee … Continue reading Two Killed In Violence Over Oba’s Disapproval Of ‘Ogun’ Festival

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Lukaku Leads Inter Milan Into Europa League Semi-Finals

    Romelu Lukaku scored as Inter Milan defeated Bayer Leverkusen 2-1 in Monday’s Europa League quarter-final in Dusseldorf, becoming the first team through to the last four of a mini-tournament behind closed doors in Germany. Three-time former winners Inter struck first through Nicolo Barella as he guided in from the edge of the area … Continue reading Lukaku Leads Inter Milan Into Europa League Semi-Finals

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Brazil Great Ronaldinho Set For August 24 Release – Judicial Sources

      Brazil great Ronaldinho could be freed on August 24 following five months detention in Paraguay over a forged passport, judicial sources told AFP on Monday. The former Barcelona, AC Milan and Paris Saint-Germain star was detained alongside his brother Roberto de Assis Moreira on March 6, accused of entering Paraguay in possession … Continue reading Brazil Great Ronaldinho Set For August 24 Release – Judicial Sources

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INEC To Challenge Judgement Relisting Political Parties At Supreme Court

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has received the judgement of the Court of Appeal reinstating at least 22 political parties in the country. INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, confirmed the receipt of the judgement in a statement on Monday. Channels Television had reported … Continue reading INEC To Challenge Judgement Relisting Political Parties At Supreme Court

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Appeal Court Reinstates 22 Political Parties, Says INEC’s Action Illegal

  The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reinstated 22 political parties de-registered by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). Some of the parties reinstated by the court are Advanced Congress of Democrats (ACD) and Progressive Peoples Alliance (PPA). Their de-registration was reversed on Monday in a judgment prepared and signed by the President … Continue reading Appeal Court Reinstates 22 Political Parties, Says INEC’s Action Illegal

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Nigeria’s UAE Evacuees Now 2,641 As 288 More Return Home

    Two hundred and eighty-eight more Nigerians have returned from the United Arab Emirates (UAE), taking the number of evacuees from the Arab nation to 2,641. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this in a tweet via its official handle on Monday. It explained that the evacuees arrived at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International … Continue reading Nigeria’s UAE Evacuees Now 2,641 As 288 More Return Home

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NUPENG Reaches Agreement With Lagos Govt, Suspends Tanker Drivers’ Strike

  Fuel tanker drivers under the auspices of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) have suspended their strike in Lagos State. The union took the decision on Monday following a meeting between its leadership and representatives of the state government. A communique jointly signed by the Commissioner of Energy and Mineral … Continue reading NUPENG Reaches Agreement With Lagos Govt, Suspends Tanker Drivers’ Strike

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JAMB Announces New Date For Post-UTME Screening

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced a new date for the commencement of the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (Post-UTME) screening for the 2020 admission processes. It revealed that the screening would begin not earlier than September 7, 2020, in universities, polytechnics and colleges of education in the country. The Registrar of … Continue reading JAMB Announces New Date For Post-UTME Screening

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