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Dzeko Emerges Bosnian To Reach 100 Caps

  Bosnia and Herzegovina captain Edin Dzeko became the first player from his country to reach 100 international caps in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier against Armenia on Saturday. A brief ceremony was held before the game in Sarajevo to honour the striker, who is also his country’s record scorer with 55 goals. The 33-year-old … Continue reading Dzeko Emerges Bosnian To Reach 100 Caps

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PDP Wins Orlu State Constituency Rerun Election In Imo

  The candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr Paschal Okolie, has won the supplementary election for Orlu State Constituency in Imo State. The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the poll, Professor Ikemefuna Uzochukwu, declared the PDP candidate the winner of the election after polling the highest number of … Continue reading PDP Wins Orlu State Constituency Rerun Election In Imo

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APC Wins All 26 Ekiti Assembly Seats

  The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adegbuyi Oluwajuwa, has won the supplementary election for the remaining seat in the Ekiti State House of Assembly. The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the election, Dr Chika Asokwa, announced Oluwajuwa as the winner on Saturday after scoring the highest number … Continue reading APC Wins All 26 Ekiti Assembly Seats

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Pakistan Sues For Peace With India, Pledges To Focus On Health And Education

  Pakistan wants peace with India and they should focus on health and education, the Pakistani president said on Saturday during a parade to show off its military might following a tense standoff between the nuclear-armed neighbors. The conflict between the rivals erupted last month following a suicide bomb attack claimed by a Pakistan-based militant … Continue reading Pakistan Sues For Peace With India, Pledges To Focus On Health And Education

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Passengers Airlifted From Cruise Ship In Storm Off Norway

    Rescue helicopters evacuated dozens of people from a luxury cruise ship which suffered engine failure on Saturday in stormy weather off the west coast of Norway, police and rescue workers said. The maritime rescue service said the Viking Sky, with about 1,300 passengers and crew on board, had sent out a mayday signal … Continue reading Passengers Airlifted From Cruise Ship In Storm Off Norway

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Trump Hails End Of IS ‘Caliphate,’ Vows To Remain ‘Vigilant’

  President Donald Trump hailed the end of the Islamic State group’s “caliphate” Saturday, vowing that the United States would remain “vigilant” against the diehard jihadists. Fighters of the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces’ victory over the remote riverside village of Baghouz where IS made its last stand capped a deadly six-month operation against the final … Continue reading Trump Hails End Of IS ‘Caliphate,’ Vows To Remain ‘Vigilant’

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IGP Orders Speedy Investigation Into Death Of NSCDC Officer

  The acting Inspector General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, has ordered a comprehensive investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Mr Ogar Jumbo. Jumbo, an Assistant Superintendent of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), was said to have died after he was allegedly assaulted by police officers in Abuja. In a … Continue reading IGP Orders Speedy Investigation Into Death Of NSCDC Officer

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U-19 Cricket: Nigeria Win First World Cup Ticket

  Nigeria has secured a dramatic, first ever spot in the ICC Under-19 World Cup in 2020, after beating Sierra Leone by two wickets, on the final day of the Africa qualifying tournament in Namibia. Set 139 to win, Nigeria endured a nervy chase, slipping to 87 for six at one point, before man of … Continue reading U-19 Cricket: Nigeria Win First World Cup Ticket

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Mourinho Eyes Third Champions League Trophy In 2020

  Jose Mourinho is gunning for a return to top level management and a third Champions League title, the former Real Madrid and Manchester United manager revealed on Friday in an interview with AFP. Mourinho has been out of work since being sacked by United in December and said he would like to be appointed … Continue reading Mourinho Eyes Third Champions League Trophy In 2020

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Plateau Residents Commend Peace Polls In Supplementary Election

  Plateau residents have commended the supplementary election which was conducted in the state, describing it as peaceful without reports of violence or ballot snatching. Heavy security presence was said to be recorded at various polling units in the north-central region of Nigeria. The election was held in nine Local Government Areas – Barkin Ladi, … Continue reading Plateau Residents Commend Peace Polls In Supplementary Election

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