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Several Reported Dead As Fire Guts Borno IDP Camp

  Several people are feared killed in a fire that broke out in an Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp in Gajiram, Nganzai Local Government Area of Borno State. The incident, which occurred on Thursday, claimed the lives of four people – two children and two elderly persons — according to the media officer of the … Continue reading Several Reported Dead As Fire Guts Borno IDP Camp

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Bale, Isco Give Zidane Winning Start Against Celta

  Zinedine Zidane brought Real Madrid’s outcasts in from the cold and they repaid him with a win in his first game back as Isco and Gareth Bale each scored in a 2-0 victory over Celta Vigo on Saturday.  Isco had not started a single La Liga game under Santiago Solari but opened the scoring … Continue reading Bale, Isco Give Zidane Winning Start Against Celta

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Injury Forces Nadal Out Of Indian Wells Semi’s Against Federer

  World number two Rafael Nadal pulled out of his Indian Wells semi-final against old foe Roger Federer on Saturday with a right knee injury. The Spanish superstar, who has battled knee tendinitis and other injuries throughout his career, made it through a 7-6 (7/2), 7-6 (7/2) win over Karen Khachanov in the quarter-finals on … Continue reading Injury Forces Nadal Out Of Indian Wells Semi’s Against Federer

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Zidane Begins New Madrid Era Without Courtois

  Real Madrid’s re-appointed coach, Zinedine Zidane has dropped first choice goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois. Zidane started another exploit with Madrid in a home game against Celta Vigo, recalled Keylor Navas, Isco and Marcelo. Gareth Bale was also named in the starting line-up at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday as Madrid launched their new era under … Continue reading Zidane Begins New Madrid Era Without Courtois

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FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers To Face Russia, Argentina In Group B

  Nigeria’s basketball team, D’Tigers has been drawn in group B for the 2019 FIBA basketball world cup in China. The ceremony which took place in front of 8,000 spectators at Shenzhen bay arena on Saturday saw D’Tigers get pitted against Russia, Argentina and Korea Republic. Meanwhile, 5-time NBA champion and world cup ambassador, Kobe … Continue reading FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers To Face Russia, Argentina In Group B

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IGP, Others Seek Implementation Of Research Work To Tackle Insecurity

  Members of the Alumni Association of the National Institute say it is time for government at all levels to look inwards for solutions to economic and security challenges currently facing the country. Speaking on the sideline of the association’s conference in Abuja at the weekend, the Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who … Continue reading IGP, Others Seek Implementation Of Research Work To Tackle Insecurity

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Pato Quits Chinese League After ‘Paying Up’ His Contract

  Brazilian forward Alexandre Pato on Saturday bid an emotional farewell to Chinese football after reportedly buying himself out of his contract at Tianjin Tianhai. The 29-year-old former AC Milan starlet failed to appear in Tianjin’s first two games of the new Chinese Super League (CSL) season and had used social media to hit out … Continue reading Pato Quits Chinese League After ‘Paying Up’ His Contract

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Yellow Vest Protest: Looting, Violence Return To Paris

  Demonstrators looted stores on the Champs-Elysees avenue in Paris on Saturday, on the 18th week of “yellow vest” protests, characterised by an uptick in violence after dwindling participation in recent weeks. A Boss menswear store and the gourmet Fouquet’s restaurant were among the premises vandalised as groups of masked protesters lobbed stones at police … Continue reading Yellow Vest Protest: Looting, Violence Return To Paris

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New Zealand Mosques Attack: Stories Of Kiwi Massacre Victims

  A right-wing extremist has been charged over Friday’s horrifying gun attacks on two New Zealand mosques, which left 49 people dead and dozens more injured. The worshipers and their families caught up in the attacks in the normally peaceful city of Christchurch came from around the world. Here are some of their stories: The … Continue reading New Zealand Mosques Attack: Stories Of Kiwi Massacre Victims

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Orangutan Slowly Recovers After Shot With 74 Air gun Pellets In Indonesia

  An orangutan is slowly recovering after being shot with 74 air gun pellets in Indonesian, an official said Saturday. The 30-year-old female was found severely wounded in Aceh province last Sunday after officials received a tip-off from villagers. She was found in critical condition with her one-month baby under a jackfruit tree on a plantation … Continue reading Orangutan Slowly Recovers After Shot With 74 Air gun Pellets In Indonesia

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