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Reus Calls For Patience From Fans As Germany Battle Netherland

  Marco Reus has called on Germany to win back the trust of their fans when they launch their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against old rivals the Netherlands on Sunday. Germany were booed by fans in Wolfsburg during their 1-1 friendly draw against Serbia last Wednesday, and Reus has said that it is up to … Continue reading Reus Calls For Patience From Fans As Germany Battle Netherland

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Xavi To Miss Catalonia Friendly Over Club Engagements

  Former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez said on Sunday that his Qatari club would not release him to play for Catalonia against Venezuela. The match in Girona on Monday is politically fraught, with the status of autonomous community Catalonia a subject of ferocious political conflict within Spain. “I regret to announce that finally … Continue reading Xavi To Miss Catalonia Friendly Over Club Engagements

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US Lawmakers Clash While Awaiting Brief On Mueller Report

  Republican and Democratic lawmakers clashed sharply on Sunday over the meaning of the newly completed report on Russian meddling, even as they waited to be briefed on its scope and contents. President Donald Trump has yet to receive or be briefed on the findings of the Robert Mueller probe into whether the Trump campaign … Continue reading US Lawmakers Clash While Awaiting Brief On Mueller Report

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Supplementary Elections: Ben Bruce Felicitates With Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed On Their Victories

  Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has sent out felicitation messages following the declarations of results for the supplementary elections in Bauchi and Sokoto States.    Bruce, the lawmaker representing Bayelsa East in the Senate, took to his Twitter page to congratulate Aminu Tambuwal and Bala Mohammed who emerged winners of the elections rerun in Sokoto and … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: Ben Bruce Felicitates With Tambuwal, Bala Mohammed On Their Victories

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Taraba Supplementary Elections: PDP’s Bukuni Wins Ardo-Kola LGA

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared Dominic Bukuni of the PDP winner of the supplementary state constituency rerun election held in Ardo-Kola local government area of Taraba state. The returning officer Dr Ezekiel Iliya, of the Federal University Wukari, while announcing the result stated that the PDP candidate Dominic Bukuni scored … Continue reading Taraba Supplementary Elections: PDP’s Bukuni Wins Ardo-Kola LGA

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Brexit: May Holds Last-Minute Crisis Talks

  British Prime Minister Theresa May held crisis talks on Sunday with Conservative colleagues as she tries to plot a path through a pivotal week in the Brexit process, amid reports her leadership is under imminent threat. Ensconced at her country residence Chequers, the embattled premier must decide when, or even if, to ask British … Continue reading Brexit: May Holds Last-Minute Crisis Talks

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Atiku Congratulates Tambuwal On Re-election As Sokoto Governor

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has congratulated the Governor of Sokoto State, Aminu Tambuwal on his re-election.

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Supplementary Elections: We Would Have Expected Better Management Of The Polls – Atiku

    The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in the last conducted general election, Atiku Abubakar, has said that more was expected with regards to the management of the supplementary polls.  Atiku in a statement via Twitter noted that on account of the much-reduced coverage areas, it was expected that the supplementary polls will … Continue reading Supplementary Elections: We Would Have Expected Better Management Of The Polls – Atiku

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Disease Outbreak Threatens Survivors Of Cyclone In Southern Africa

  Disease is threatening to aggravate the already dire conditions facing millions of survivors following the powerful tropical cyclone which ravaged southern Africa 10 days ago, officials warned on Sunday. Cyclone Idai smashed into Mozambique’s coast unleashing hurricane-force wind and rain that flooded swathes of the poor country before battering eastern Zimbabwe — killing 705 people … Continue reading Disease Outbreak Threatens Survivors Of Cyclone In Southern Africa

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Three Jihadists Blow Themselves Up In North Iraq: Army

  Three suspected Islamic State group suicide bombers blew themselves up Sunday in northern Iraq, the army said, a day after the jihadists’ “caliphate” was wiped out in neighbouring Syria. Army spokesman Yahya Rassoul said the incident took place in a region near the Syrian border, where jihadist sleeper cells are believed to be present. … Continue reading Three Jihadists Blow Themselves Up In North Iraq: Army

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