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Serena Williams: 10 Firsts of Retiring Tennis Star 1

Serena Williams: 10 Firsts of Retiring Tennis Star

Serena Williams By Emmanuel Okogba Serial Grand Slam winner, Serena Jameka Williams announced that she is now on her way to retirement after an illustrious career that began in 1995. The announcement was made in a chat with Vogue on Tuesday. William ranks as the second most successful woman in professional tennis, only behind Australian Margaret Court …

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Costa Rica 2022: Falconets seek three points against France 3

Costa Rica 2022: Falconets seek three points against France

Two-time runners-up and one-time semi finalists Nigeria are upbeat about scooping the three points when they go up against one of Europe’s top teams, France in the opening match of Group C of this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup finals in San Jose on Thursday night. Head Coach Christopher Danjuma minces no words about …

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Tinubu is fit to contest for president – Nnamani 6

Tinubu is fit to contest for president – Nnamani

By Biodun Busari Former Enugu Governor, Chimaroke Nnamani has said that the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Ahmed Tinubu is fit to contest for President following his track records as the former governor of Lagos. Nnamani via his Twitter on Wednesday also condemned those attacking Tinubu’s health status, calling his critics …

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Train Attack: Terrorists release family of ex Military Gov, 60yr old woman after Gumi intervenes  8

Train Attack: Terrorists release family of ex Military Gov, 60yr old woman after Gumi intervenes 

Got help from anonymous Senator  By Ibrahim Hassan-Wuyo  Six family members  of a former Military Governor together with a 60 year old  woman who were among the kidnapped train passengers, have been released after the renowned Islamic scholar; Sheikh Ahmad Gumi intervened. A Senator who did not want his name mentioned, was said to have …

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Falsehood, disinformation won’t win elections, Tinubu tells Obi 11

Falsehood, disinformation won’t win elections, Tinubu tells Obi

By Omeiza Ajayi, Abuja The presidential candidate of All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has asked his counterpart in the Labour Party, LP, Mr. Peter Obi, to call his supporters to order, warning that “falsehood and disinformation will not win elections”. Tinubu, in a statement by his campaign organisation, on Wednesday, urged Obi to …

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Trader, daughter docked for allegedly beating up landlord 12

Trader, daughter docked for allegedly beating up landlord

A 54 year-old trader, Kike Adefeyinti and her daughter, Oke Adefeyinti, 29, were on Wednesday arraigned in an Okitipupa Chief Magistrates’ Court, Ondo State for allegedly beating up their landlord. The defendants of No 58, Market Road, Okitipupa, are facing a three-count charge bordering on breach of peace, assault and felony. The Police Prosecutor, ASP …

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Sanwo-Olu has no frame of reference to assess my achievements, Jandor fires back at gov 13

Sanwo-Olu has no frame of reference to assess my achievements, Jandor fires back at gov

By Efe Onadjae Governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Dr. Olajide Adediran, popularly known as Jandor, has flayed Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, over alleged uncomplimentary statement used against him. Sanwo-Olu had in an interview programme on a National television last Sunday, responded to questions where he commented on Jandor, one of the Governorship …

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Borno APC confirms suspension of Kumalia over anti-party activities 16

Borno APC confirms suspension of Kumalia over anti-party activities

. ..Says is not in receipt of any letter of resignation before suspension By Ndahi Marama, Maiduguri  The Borno Chapter of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC has confirmed the suspension of Hon. Barrister Mohammed Umara Kumalia from being a card carrying member of the party following his alleged involvement into anti-party activities. Recall that, …

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Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs arraigned for headbutting ex-girlfriend 19

Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs arraigned for headbutting ex-girlfriend

By Biodun Busari Manchester United former player, Ryan Giggs has been charged to court for headbutting his ex-girlfriend, Kate Greville. Ms Greville claimed the Manchester United legend violently headbutted her in the face which left her bleeding. The case which began on Monday is being heard at Manchester’s Minshull Street Crown Court. According to Express, …

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Motorists, passengers attack armed robbers with stones on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway 21

Motorists, passengers attack armed robbers with stones on Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

By Bose Adelaja A four-man robbery gang was shocked into beating a retreat after road users heeded the rallying call of a motorist to attack the armed men — with stones. There was apprehension on Long Bridge, inward Lagos State, opposite Mikano/Karameh City, along Lagos/Ibadan Expressway, at about 5.55a.m., on Wednesday. Four gun-wielding men in …

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Video of Gov AbdulRazaq being booed is throwback to Kwara’s dark age — Govt 22

Video of Gov AbdulRazaq being booed is throwback to Kwara’s dark age — Govt

Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq Kwara State government has reacted to a trending video, where some people disrupted an event Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq attended in 2018 before he became governor, describing it as a throwback to Kwara’s dark age. A statement by Alhaji Bashir Adigun, Special Adviser to the Governor, alleged that loyalists of the former Senate President, …

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Clear herdsmen from Ohoror-Bomadi communities, Warri NBA urges Delta Govt 23

Clear herdsmen from Ohoror-Bomadi communities, Warri NBA urges Delta Govt

. Festus Ahon WARRI branch of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA has urged the Delta State Government to engage and synergize with the security forces to clear herdsmen who have taken over farm lands and homes of Deltans in the communities along the Ohoror-Bomadi Road. While decrying the security situation along the Eku-Abraka Road, the …

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