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AFCON 2019: We Want To Write Our Own History, Says Algeria Coach

Algeria coach Djamel Belmadi said his players are “two very difficult steps” away from writing history as they prepare to face Nigeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals. The Desert Foxes are through to the last four of the tournament for the first time since 2010 and have looked the strongest side in Egypt, … Continue reading AFCON 2019: We Want To Write Our Own History, Says Algeria Coach

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Gunmen Abduct Samson Siasia’s Mother In Bayelsa

  Unknown gunmen have abducted the mother of former Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia in her country home, Bayelsa. Channels Television learnt that the aged woman was captured at her residence in Adoni community Sagbama Local Government Area of the state. The abductors arrived at her residence about 2:00 am in the early hours of … Continue reading Gunmen Abduct Samson Siasia’s Mother In Bayelsa

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Youths Protest Herdsmen Killings In Ondo

  Youths in Akure, the Ondo state capital have staged a peaceful protest against the killings of their kinsmen by gunmen. The protest is coming few days after the daughter of frontline yoruba leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti was shot and killed while travelling along the Benin/Ore expressway. The youths armed with placards with various write-ups … Continue reading Youths Protest Herdsmen Killings In Ondo

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Rivers Governorship Election: Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Wike’s Qualification

  The Supreme Court has dismissed the suit challenging the qualification of Nyesom Wike to uphold the governorship seat in the Rivers State elections. Justice Paul Galije who read the lead judgment on Monday which was prepared by Justice Olukayode Ariwoola said the Appeal Court erred in law to have allowed the appellant, Elvis Chinda, … Continue reading Rivers Governorship Election: Supreme Court Dismisses Suit Challenging Wike’s Qualification

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Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu’s Trial To Resume July 22

  The 13-year-old trial of a former governor of Abia State and Senator representing Abia North Senatorial District, Orji Uzor Kalu, will resume at the Federal High Court Sitting in Lagos on Monday, July 22. This is after President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, gave a fresh fiat to the trial judge, … Continue reading Alleged N7.6bn Fraud: Orji Kalu’s Trial To Resume July 22

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French Police Arrest 282 In Unrest After Algeria Football Win

  A total of 282 people were arrested in France after unrest following the Algerian football team’s qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the interior ministry said Monday. Riotous celebrations erupted around the country after Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 in the semi-final. The arrests were made nationwide on Sunday evening, the … Continue reading French Police Arrest 282 In Unrest After Algeria Football Win

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AFCON 2019: Algeria Deserved Semi-Final Win, Says Rohr

  Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr said Algeria were worthy winners after Riyad Mahrez’s last-gasp free-kick sent his team through to a first Africa Cup of Nations final in 29 years. Manchester City winger Mahrez fired in from 20 yards with the last kick of the game in Cairo to clinch a 2-1 victory after Nigeria forward Odion … Continue reading AFCON 2019: Algeria Deserved Semi-Final Win, Says Rohr

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Olakunrin’s Murder: It Is Sad, Unacceptable Tinubu Reacts

  National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, has described the killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin as sad and unacceptable. He said this when he led a delegation on a condolence visit to the Akure residence of Pa Reuben Fasoranti on the death of his daughter. Tinubu who spoke to journalists after … Continue reading Olakunrin’s Murder: It Is Sad, Unacceptable Tinubu Reacts

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Justice Bulkachuwa Cancels Annual Vacation for Justices Of The Appeal Court

  The President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Adamu Bulkachuwa has cancelled this year’s Annual Justices vacation for the Court of appeal. In a press statement sent by the media officer for the Court of Appeal Mr Saadatu Musa the decision of the president of the Court Of Appeal is as a result … Continue reading Justice Bulkachuwa Cancels Annual Vacation for Justices Of The Appeal Court

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No Group Should Be Shielded When It Commits A Crime, Says Odumakin

  Spokesperson of the Afenifere Renewal Group, Yinka Odumakin, has called on the Federal Government to enforce law and order across the board and prosecute any group found guilty of committing a crime. He was reacting on Channels TV Sunday Politics, to the recent killing of Mrs Funke Olakunrin, the daughter of Afenifere leader, Pa … Continue reading No Group Should Be Shielded When It Commits A Crime, Says Odumakin

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