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Morocco 2022: Banyana Snatch All Three Points In 2-1 Win Over Super Falcons

  South Africa’s Banyana Banyana edged the Super Falcons 2-1 in the opening match of Group C of the 12th Women Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco on Monday, in the process picking all three points and shooting to the top of the pool. It was a somewhat balanced first 45 minutes with both teams … Continue reading Morocco 2022: Banyana Snatch All Three Points In 2-1 Win Over Super Falcons

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Insecurity: Uzodimma Advocates More Synergy Among Security Agencies

  Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodimma, has called for increased collaboration among security agencies to adequately tackle the insecurity in the country. He made the call on Monday when he received the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Farouk Yahaya, at the Government House in Owerri, the state capital. The governor also stressed the importance … Continue reading Insecurity: Uzodimma Advocates More Synergy Among Security Agencies

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Lagos Govt Shuts School As Pupil Reportedly Drowns During Swimming Lesson

  The Lagos State Ministry of Education has shut the Redeemers Nursery and Primary School in the Ogba of the state over the death of a five-year-old boy. Mrs Folashade Adefisayo, who is the Commissioner for Education in the state, announced this in a statement on Monday. She stated that the school would remain closed, … Continue reading Lagos Govt Shuts School As Pupil Reportedly Drowns During Swimming Lesson

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Ondo Worshippers Rescued From Basement Refuse To Be Reunited With Families

  Some of the 77 worshippers rescued from the basement of a church in Ondo State have refused to be reunited with their families. Channels Television had reported that the worshippers, including children, were rescued from the basement on the premises of The Whole Bible Believers’ Church, also known as Ondo Church, in the Valentino … Continue reading Ondo Worshippers Rescued From Basement Refuse To Be Reunited With Families

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FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers To Battle Multiple Afrobasket Champions In Final Qualifiers

  Nigeria’s senior men’s national basketball team, D’Tigers will face 11-time AfroBasket Champions, Angola in Group E of the final qualifiers for the 2023 FIBA Basketball World Cup. The Nigerian side will also battle two-time AfroBasket champions, Cote d’Ivoire and Guinea in the group. Cape Verde and Uganda are also in Group E, but Nigeria … Continue reading FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers To Battle Multiple Afrobasket Champions In Final Qualifiers

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Al Jazeera Journalist’s Family Condemns US Probe

    The family of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh said Monday they were “incredulous” after the US reported it was not possible to determine whose gun fired the bullet which killed her. The condemnation from the family of the prominent Palestinian-American reporter came after Israel said that its experts rather than American ones … Continue reading Al Jazeera Journalist’s Family Condemns US Probe

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Man Sets Own House Ablaze Over Frustration

  An unidentified man has deliberately set his own house on fire in Kwara, authorities at the State Fire Service said. Mr Hassan Adekunle, who is the spokesman for the Director of Kwara State Fire Service, Falade Olumuyiwa, confirmed this in a statement. He revealed that the incident occurred at about 10:28 am on Sunday … Continue reading Man Sets Own House Ablaze Over Frustration

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Putin Orders Russians To Fight On After Key Ukraine City Falls

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday ordered Russian troops to press their offensive deeper into the Donbas region of eastern Ukraine after Moscow’s forces seized the strategic city of Lysychansk. With the war now well into its fifth month after Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, governments and organisations gathered for a conference … Continue reading Putin Orders Russians To Fight On After Key Ukraine City Falls

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Security Operatives Take Over Legislative Complex Amid Bauchi Assembly Crisis

  There was an unusual presence of security operatives on Monday at the Bauchi State House of Assembly complex in the state capital. This comes three days after 22 aggrieved members of the Assembly passed a vote of no confidence on the leadership of the House and asked them to resign or be impeached. Governor … Continue reading Security Operatives Take Over Legislative Complex Amid Bauchi Assembly Crisis

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Four Farmers Killed As Bandits Attack Sokoto LGA

Four farmers have been killed in a fresh bandit attack on Rabah Local Government Area of Sokoto State.

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