Chelsea, NFF, Boro Celebrate Mikel Obi As Super Eagles Captain Turns 32

    Chelsea Football Club have sent birthday wishes to Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi as he turned 32 on Monday.  Obi who currently plays for Middlesbrough, was born on the 22nd of April 1987 in Jos, Plateau State. The soccer-star, made his debut for Chelsea on August 12, 2006. Chelsea felicitated with Obi via … Continue reading Chelsea, NFF, Boro Celebrate Mikel Obi As Super Eagles Captain Turns 32

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Five Killed As Buildings Collapse In Strong Philippine Quake

  At least five people were killed when buildings collapsed near Manila after a powerful earthquake set skyscrapers swaying and drove terrified locals into the street. Rescuers in one area were using heavy equipment and their bare hands to hunt for survivors in the rubble left by the strongest quake to strike close to the … Continue reading Five Killed As Buildings Collapse In Strong Philippine Quake

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Sissoko, Major Doubt For Spurs Ahead Ajax Opener

  Tottenham Hotspur suffered a fresh blow to their Champions League hopes on Monday when Moussa Sissoko appeared to be ruled out of the first leg of their semi-final against Ajax. The midfielder, one of Tottenham’s outstanding players this season, suffered a groin injury in the return leg of the quarter-final tie at Manchester City … Continue reading Sissoko, Major Doubt For Spurs Ahead Ajax Opener

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Christians Afraid To Attend Church After Blasts In Sri Lanka

  Members of Sri Lanka’s Christian minority have been left afraid to go to church after deadly attacks that hit Easter services, killing nearly 300 and stoking fears of communal violence. “Some people might be afraid to go to church now. At this moment I have no idea what to say,” Father Lour Fernando told … Continue reading Christians Afraid To Attend Church After Blasts In Sri Lanka

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Police Recover 87 Bomb Detonators At Colombo Bus Station

  Police on Monday said they had found 87 bomb detonators at a Colombo bus station, a day after a string of attacks on churches and hotels that killed nearly 300 people. A statement said police found the detonators at the Bastian Mawatha Private bus stand, 12 of them scattered on the ground and another … Continue reading Police Recover 87 Bomb Detonators At Colombo Bus Station

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Djokovic Consolidates Lead As World Number One

  Novak Djokovic stretched his lead over Rafael Nadal at the top of the ATP rankings on Monday, after the Spaniard’s failed bid to win a 12th Monte Carlo Masters title. Djokovic, winner of the last three Grand Slam tournaments, is now over 3,000 points clear of old rival Nadal despite a quarter-final defeat by … Continue reading Djokovic Consolidates Lead As World Number One

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Trump To Sanction Allies Over Iran Oil, Risking Friction

  The United States said Monday it would start imposing sanctions on friends such as India that buy Iranian oil, in its latest aggressive step to counter Tehran that could jeopardize US relationships. The announcement sent global crude prices spiralling higher, although President Donald Trump tweeted that Saudi Arabia and other US allies would “more … Continue reading Trump To Sanction Allies Over Iran Oil, Risking Friction

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Danish Billionaire Loses Three Children In Sri Lanka Blasts

  Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen lost three of his four children in the Easter day attacks in Sri Lanka, a spokesman for his clothing retail group Bestseller said on Monday. Danish media have reported that Holch Povlsen, his wife Anne and their four children were in Sri Lanka on vacation at the moment of … Continue reading Danish Billionaire Loses Three Children In Sri Lanka Blasts

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Death Toll Hits 290 In Sri Lanka Blasts

  Sri Lanka said Monday it believed a local Islamist extremist group was behind deadly suicide bomb blasts that killed nearly 300 people as it announced a national state of emergency beginning midnight. Government spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said investigators were looking at whether the National Thowheeth Jama’ath (NTJ) group had “international support” for the deadly … Continue reading Death Toll Hits 290 In Sri Lanka Blasts

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Benue Government Imposes Curfew On Katsina-Ala Town

  The Benue State Government has imposed a 24 hour-curfew on Katsina-Ala town of the state with effect from today, Monday April 22, 2019 as part of efforts to restore peace and ensure the security of lives and property in that part of the state. This is according to the chief press secretary of the … Continue reading Benue Government Imposes Curfew On Katsina-Ala Town

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