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Pope Francis condemns ‘barbaric resurgence’ of anti-Semitism

Pope Francis on Monday condemned the “barbaric resurgence” of anti-Semitism around the world, linking it to the rise of populism. Next week’s 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp should serve as a reminder not to become indifferent, Francis said to a delegation from the human rights and research group, the Simon […]

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Two die in Abule Egba pipeline explosion

As victims count losses Several properties destroyed LASG sues for calm Abule -Egba By Olasunkanmi Akoni and Akeem Salau Tragedy struck late Sunday night when yet to be identified under aged boy and two men were burnt to death following raging fire from a vandalised petroleum pipeline of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, at […]

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[Breaking] $1.3b Malabu oil scam: EFCC slams 7-count charge on ex-AGF Adoke

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Soni Daniel After detaining him for a month over the ignoble role he allegedly played in the disbursement of the controversial $1.3 billion Malabu Oil scandal, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has charged the former Attorney General of the Federation, Mohammed Adoke, with seven charges bordering on money laundering. […]

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UN condemn Borno terror attacks

By Ndahi Marama – Maiduguri The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Mr. Edward Kallon, has condemned the destruction of humanitarian ‘accommodation and logistics centre’ by a terror group in Borno State. Ngala; a border community with Cameroon, was attacked by insurgents who also blew-up the Gambouru Bridge on Saturday. Kallon said in a statement […]

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Missing Boy in Ondo Church: NUJ protest harassment of journalists covering trial

File: NUJ members protest against assault on its members By Dayo Johnson, Akure THE Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), Ondo State Council has petitioned both the Chief Judge of the state and the Police Commissioner over alleged harassment and humiliation of some of its members at the State Magistrate Court in Akure. The Union described […]

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CAF Celebrates Ex-Super Eagles Star Echiejile At 32

CAF, Africa’s football governing body, has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile who turns 32 on Monday, Completesports.com reports. Celebrating Echiejile’s birthday, CAF wrote on their verified Twitter handle: “Nigerian International Elderson Echiejile turns 32 today!  “Echiejile won the 2013 Total AFCON with The Super Eagles.” Also Read: Ezenwa: Enyeama Is […]

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Rockets And Russell Westbrook Will Host Thunder At Toyota Center

Rockets and Russell Westbrook will host Thunder At Toyota Center. The Thunder are coming off a 119-106 home win over the Portland Trail-Blazers. Luguentz Dort had a great performance with 7 points (2-of-4 FG) cold shooting slump in the season averaging only no points. Chris Paul had 30 points (11-of-15 shooting) and 7 assists. Deonte […]

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Ezenwa: Enyeama Is My Role Model

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has stated Vincent Enyeama is his goalkeeping role model. Enyeama represented Nigeria for 13 years and was rated as one of the best goalkeepers to have come out of Africa. He was part of the Super Eagles team that won the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations of in South Africa […]

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LaLiga Celebrates Chikwelu After Scoring First Goal For Madrid Ladies 

organisers of the Spanish men’s top flight, LaLiga, celebrated Super Falcons midfielder Rita Chikwelu, who opened her goals account for Madrid Ladies in their 4-1 home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday, Completesports.com reports. Chikwelu who made her second appearance for Madrid Ladies, scored to make it 2-0 in the eight minute. Also Read: Inter […]

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Inter Milan Chief  Confirms Moses Interest

Inter Milan chief executive Beppe Marotta has confirmed the Nerazzuri’s interest in Victor Moses as one of three potential January incomings from the Premier League. Marotta says Inter’s interest in Tottenham midfielder Christian Eriksen and Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud remains but both deals could be affected by other matters. Also Read: Nwakaeme Nets Brace, Bags […]