Osaka Preparing For Olympics, Agrees To Do News Conferences

Tennis star Naomi Osaka said Monday she wants to be on top form at the Olympics and will take part in press conferences, after pulling out of several tournaments citing her struggles with depression and anxiety.

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England Ready To Break Semi-Final Jinx At Euro 2020, Says Southgate

Gareth Southgate says England are ready to end their semi-final hoodoo as they prepare to face Denmark in the last four of Euro 2020, bidding to reach their first final at a major tournament since 1966.

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Group Demands Inquest Into Lady’s Death At Yoruba Nation Rally

Human rights organisation, Women Empowerment and Legal Aid (WELA) has written to the Chief Coroner of the High Court of Lagos, demanding a probe into the death of a girl, Jumoke Oyeleke during the Yoruba Nation rally held on Saturday. 

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Matawalle Debunks ‘Misleading Reports’ Against Him

  Zamfara State Governor Bello Matawalle has debunked what he described as misleading reports against him. According to a statement issued on Monday by his spokesman, Yusuf Idris Gusau, the Zamfara leader clarified why he dumped the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), noting that he defected to the ruling APC to bring more development to … Continue reading Matawalle Debunks ‘Misleading Reports’ Against Him

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Minister Reportedly Slumps In Bauchi

The Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Ambassador Maryam  Katagum has reportedly slumped during an official engagement in Bauchi State on Monday.

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Suspense As South African Police Await New Orders On Zuma’s Arrest

  In a case that has left the country agog, South Africa’s police minister on Monday said he was awaiting court instructions on whether to arrest ex-president Jacob Zuma, who has been given a 15-month jail term for contempt. The country’s top court last week convicted Zuma for contempt and ordered him to turn himself … Continue reading Suspense As South African Police Await New Orders On Zuma’s Arrest

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Death Toll In Philippines Military Plane Crash Rises To 52

Philippine security forces searched among coconut trees on a remote southern island Monday for the flight data boxes of an aircraft that crashed and killed 52 people in one of the country's worst military air disasters.

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Toll Hits 27 As Work Resumes At Collapsed Florida Apartment

The death toll climbed to 27 Monday in the collapse of a Florida condo tower, where search work resumed after the dangerously unstable remaining portion of the building was brought down with explosives ahead of a coming tropical storm, officials said.

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Bayern Munich Expect Losses Of 150m Euros Due To COVID-19

Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich said on Monday they expect the Covid-19 pandemic to cost them 150 million euros ($178 million) in lost match-day revenue.

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Anelka Tells Mbappe To Leave PSG To Win Biggest The Prizes

Former France striker Nicolas Anelka believes Kylian Mbappe will need to follow his example in leaving Paris Saint-Germain to play abroad if he is to be regarded as the best player in the world.

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