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UK to train Nigerian Navy on fight against piracy, others

  The UK Government on Monday said it would train more personnel of the Nigerian Navy in the fight against criminalities like piracy, drugs smuggling and other crime-related activities. Mr Ben Llewellyn-Jones, UK’s Deputy High Commissioner, said this while briefing journalists on board of HMS Trent, a British Warship, in Lagos. The News Agency of …

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Fans deserve better result, says Ronaldo after Liverpool thrashed Man United

  Cristiano Ronaldo says Manchester United’s supporters deserve much better than the dismal display they received against Liverpool at Old Trafford on Sunday. Ronaldo and co were thrashed 5-0 by their bitter rivals with Mo Salah scoring a hat-trick at the home of Liverpool’s fiercest rivals, while Naby Keita and Diogo Jota also struck in …

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Bayern plan €100m bid for Osimhen -Report

  Victor Osimhen has been setting Serie A alight this season with the Nigeria international bagging nine goals in 10 games across all competitions for Napoli. Plaudits have been coming thick and fast for the striker, who has been described as “unstoppable” by Walter Sabatini. Osimhen’s form has led to interest from abroad with Bayern …

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Shatta Wale’s arrival at Ghanaian maximum prison excites inmates

  Inmates of Ankaful Maximum Security Prison, Ghana, have gone hysteric as popular dancehall singer, Charles Nii Armah Mensah fondly known as Shatta Wale, arrives at the facility. The musician has been given a one-week remand time at the Ankaful Maximum Security Prison after he pleaded not guilty to the charge of spreading false news …

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Some people’ll be happy when I’m no more, says Tiwa Savage

  Nigerian singer and songwriter, Tiwa Savage, has stated that some people will be happy when she’s no more. The mother-of-one took to Instagram story on Monday to state that she was sad at the passing of her dad and friend, Obama DMW, also known as ’44’, who was also Davido’s aide. She said, “I was sad …

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IPOB sit-at-home: Anambra adopts Saturday as school day

  The Anambra State Government has adopted Saturday as a school day to replace Monday, which has been marked as the sit-at-home day by the Indigenous People of Biafra. This was made known in a recent memo by the government titled, ‘Anambra State Government Approves Saturday as School Day’, adding that Saturday classes commence on …

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eNaira: 33 banks join platform as CBN mints 500m

  The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele, has said 33 Nigerian banks have joined the eNaira platform and the apex bank has minted N500 million worth of digital currency. Ememfiele said this at a ceremony to launch Nigeria’s Central Bank Digital Currency on Monday, at the presidential villa, noting that the …

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Actress Etinosa Idemudia berates Gifty Powers for hailing Davido as best father

Nollywood actress, Etinosa Idemudia, has berated reality TV star, Gifty Powers for stating that no other father is better than Nigerian singer, Davido. Gifty on Sunday hailed Davido for being the best father, because he celebrated the second birthday of his son, Ifeanyi, with the child’s mother, Chioma. The former Big Brother Naija season two …

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AUC, AFRIMA APPOINT PWC TO VERIFY AWARD VOTES

In line with its adherence to integrity and transparency, The African Union Commission and The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have appointed PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as the official international auditor of AFRIMA’s voting processes and applications as announced at a joint press conference and unveiling ceremony held at the PWC Experience Centre in …

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