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Neymar’s Future Remains Up In Air As PSG Reject Madrid Offer – Reports

  Neymar remains no closer to getting his desired move away from Paris Saint-Germain amid reports Thursday the French club have rejected an offer from Real Madrid of 100 million euros ($111 million) plus players. French sports daily L’Equipe said Real had offered cash plus Gareth Bale, James Rodriguez and goalkeeper Keylor Navas, but PSG … Continue reading Neymar’s Future Remains Up In Air As PSG Reject Madrid Offer – Reports

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One Dead, Several Injured In Paris Hospital Fire

  A woman died and several people were injured after a huge fire broke out inside a renowned hospital complex on the outskirts of Paris, French officials said Thursday. The blaze erupted late Wednesday inside a flat of a residential block by the Henri-Mondor hospital in the southeastern suburb of Creteil, said Guillaume Fresse, the … Continue reading One Dead, Several Injured In Paris Hospital Fire

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Viral Picture: Speaker Feeds Baby During Parliamentary Debate

  New Zealand Speaker Trevor Mallard babysat a baby during Parliamentary Debate on the chamber floor on Wednesday. The picture of Mallard feeding the one-month-old baby as he presides over a debate ha since gone viral. “Normally the speaker’s chair is only used by presiding officers but today a VIP took the chair with me,” … Continue reading Viral Picture: Speaker Feeds Baby During Parliamentary Debate

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Buhari’s Cabinet Is ‘Heavily Political,’ Says Adebajo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday swore in 43 ministers into his cabinet and assigned their respective portfolios. Popular economist, Tilewa Adebajo in reaction says the cabinet is ‘heavily political.’ In an interview on Channels Television, Adebajo, who is also the CEO of CFG Advisory said the government needs to run with a clearly defined economic … Continue reading Buhari’s Cabinet Is ‘Heavily Political,’ Says Adebajo

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Indonesia Shuts Internet Over Unrest Fears

Indonesia has blocked internet access in unrest-hit Papua over fears that a stream of offensive and racists posts online will spark more violent protests in the region, the government said Thursday. Riots and demonstrations brought several Papuan cities to a standstill this week, as buildings were torched and street battles broke out between police and … Continue reading Indonesia Shuts Internet Over Unrest Fears

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Five Things To Know About Greenland

  US President Donald Trump has confirmed he is keen to buy Greenland, an autonomous Danish territory rich in natural resources and of increasing geopolitical relevance as the Arctic ice sheet melts. But Denmark, a NATO ally, swiftly retorted that the island, located between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans, is not for sale, prompting … Continue reading Five Things To Know About Greenland

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Kaduna Central: Election Tribunal Dismisses Senator Shehu Sani’s Petition

  The National and State Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal sitting in the Kaduna State capital has dismissed the petition brought before it by the Senatorial Candidate of the Peoples Redemption Party (PRP), Senator Shehu Sani. Senator Shehu Sani is challenging the election victory of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Uba Sani … Continue reading Kaduna Central: Election Tribunal Dismisses Senator Shehu Sani’s Petition

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Impartial Judiciary, Key To Achieving Greater Lagos, Says Sanwo-Olu

  The Lagos State Governor Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has described impartial judiciary as key to achieving his administration’s vision of greater Lagos. Sanwo-Olu stated this on Wednesday during the swearing-in ceremony of the Chief Judge of Lagos, which held at the State House in Alausa. Justice Kazeem Olanrewaju Alogba took the oath on Wednesday as … Continue reading Impartial Judiciary, Key To Achieving Greater Lagos, Says Sanwo-Olu

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I Do Not Feel Impact Of Returning Ministers, Says Bode George

  The former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Bode George, says he didn’t feel the impact of the returning ministers. George, who was a guest on Channels Television’s Politics Today, asked the newly sworn-in members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s cabinet to discharge their duties in the overall interest of Nigerians. “Let … Continue reading I Do Not Feel Impact Of Returning Ministers, Says Bode George

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Governors Arrive Abuja For NGF Meeting

   Governors from different parts of the country have arrived at the  Nigeria Governors’ Forum secretariat in Abuja for a meeting. During the meeting, the governors are expected to discuss the agenda for the next Federal Executive Council meeting and Local Government Funding, among other issues. In attendance is the chairman of the forum … Continue reading Governors Arrive Abuja For NGF Meeting

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