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Diogo Jota struck after just 97 seconds as Liverpool closed to within one point of Premier League leaders Chelsea after a 4-0 stroll against Southampton on Saturday. Liverpool’s long unbeaten run was ended by high-flying West Ham earlier this month but they have clicked effortlessly back into gear, scoring 10 goals without reply in three…


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South Africa, whose citizens have suddenly become persona-non-grata around the world after the discovery of a new Covid variant in the country, says it is being “punished” and unfairly treated for sounding the alarm. The government in the country worst hit by the pandemic on the continent is seething over the stigma it has suffered…


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A founding member of the Arewa Consultative Forum and elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai, has said that no Southern candidate can win the 2023 Presidency without the support of the North. The 96-year-old elder statesman made this known in an interview with our correspondent on Friday. He also revealed that he would support the National…


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Twenty thousand graduates will commence paid fellowship in January 2022 through the United Nations Development Programme and Federal Government partnership, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has said. He stated this on Friday at the 2021 Presidential Policy Dialogue of the Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry. According to him, the partnership is under the Nigeria…


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The Presidential Amnesty Programme and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation have resolved to work together in tackling pipeline insecurity, unemployment to ensure peace in the Niger Delta region. The agreement was reached when PAP’s Interim Administrator, Col. Milland Dikio (retd.) led a delegation to visit the NNPC Group Managing Director, Mele Kyari in Abuja. In…


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Britain on Saturday confirmed its first two cases of the new Omicron strain of Covid-19, both linked to travel from southern Africa and expanded travel restrictions on the region. “After overnight genome sequencing, the UK Health Security Agency has confirmed that two cases of Covid-19 with mutations consistent with B.1.1.529 (Omicron) have been identified in…


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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has suspended some officials who were caught extorting a passenger at Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos. FAAN disclosed this in a statement on its official Facebook page signed by the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, on Saturday. The statement noted that the officials are staff of the Aviation…


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Arsenal got back on track with a 2-0 win over Newcastle on Saturday as Eddie Howe suffered his first defeat as manager of the Premier League strugglers. Mikel Arteta’s side saw their 10-match unbeaten run in all competitions come to a painful end in last weekend’s 4-0 thrashing at Liverpool. But second half goals from…


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Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed has bashed the leaked report of the Lagos State judicial panel on #EndSARS and other related matters, terming the report fake news. We went to the streets of Lagos to ask Nigerians to ask their thoughts on Mr Mohammed’s comments.


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The National Reconciliation Committee of the All Progressives Congress has assured aggrieved party members of equal opportunity and fair hearing as it begins sitting. The Chairman of the committee, Sen. Abdullahi Adamu, gave the assurance while speaking with newsmen on Saturday in Abuja. Adamu said the committee would begin its assignment in the stronghold of…


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