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Drinkwater banned for three matches after accepting FA charge

The Leicester midfielder faces a suspension for violent conduct after appearing to elbow Watford’s Valon Behrami during a Premier League fixture  Leicester City midfielder Danny Drinkwater has been banned for three matches after accepting a Football Association charge of violent conduct

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Ondo poll: Jegede’s PDP faction rushes campaign

Following Wednesday’s Appeal Court judgment, the Eyitayo Jegede’s faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is rushing gubernatorial election campaigns in Ondo to beat Friday night deadline. The Appeal Court in Abuja declared Jegede the authentic PDP candidate for the

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Despite victory, we still want Ondo polls postponed- Makarfi

The Peoples Democratic Party has restated its call for the postponement of the Ondo governorship election scheduled for Saturday, to enable it “screen and select agents for the exercise”. The Court of Appeal, on Wednesday in Abuja, dropped the party’s

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Bale set for long spell on Real Madrid sidelines after ankle surgery

Gareth Bale’s ankle injury requires surgery, with Real Madrid set to be without the Wales international for a lengthy period.  Real Madrid have confirmed that Gareth Bale will undergo surgery on his injured ankle next week, with the winger set

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Dogara hails Atiku @70

… says former VP Icon of democracy House of Representatives Speaker Rt. Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has felicitated with former vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on the occasion of his 70th birthday. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on

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Nigeria move up to 50th in November Fifa ranking

Gernot Rohr’s men stepped up ten places in the grading released by the world football ruling body, and are eighth in Africa  Nigeria move up to 50th in November Fifa ranking Gernot Rohr’s men stepped up ten places in the

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2 die in Borno suicide bombing

The Police Command in Borno on Thursday, confirmed the killing of two persons after a suicide bombing around Muna garage in Maiduguri. Mr Victor Isuku, the spokesman of the command stated this in a statement in Maiduguri. “About 2106hours of

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Nigeria: Yesterday, today and tomorrow – governance and accountability

By Olusegun Obasanjo When my sister, ’Toyin Olakunri, phoned to alert me about this Lecture, the telephone connection was poor and I could hardly hear her but I got the name of Mr. Akintola Williams which has always struck reverence

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Government to ASUU- We can’t pay N284b allowances

The Federal Government yesterday said it could not afford the N284 billion earned allowances being demanded by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). Earned allowances are the emoluments the lecturers are entitled to enhance academic productivity and increase research

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President Buhari returns to Abuja from Malabo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday night returned to Abuja from Malabo, Equitorial Guinea, where he successfully participated in the 4th Africa-Arab summit. President Buhari while in Malabo participated in the opening ceremony and working session of the Summit, on Wednesday.

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