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Australia and New Zealand World Cup withdrawal criticised as ‘premature’ by players

Written by on 23 July 2021

Australia and New Zealand’s decision to pull out of the Rugby League World Cup was “premature”,. According to Australia’s players’ union a number of its members wanted to travel to England for the tournament this autumn. Australia and New Zealand withdrew on Thursday because of “player welfare and safety concerns” related to Covid-19. RLPA chief […]

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Andre Ayew: Al Sadd wrap up deal for Ghana captain

Written by on 23 July 2021

The captain of the Ghana football team, Andre Ayew, has completed his move to Al Sadd SC. The Qatari club confirmed on Friday that the 31-year-old has signed a two-year deal with an option for a third after completing his medical in Doha. Ayew has been without a club after his three-year contract with Welsh […]

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16 civilians killed in suspected ADF attack in DR

Written by on 23 July 2021

Suspected members of a militant group in the Democratic Republic of Congo have shot dead 16 people who were returning from a weekly market. The ambush took place in the east of the country. Hospital officials in the town of Oicha say the victims include six women and a child. The attackers are believed to […]

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Nigeria has recorded a fresh spike of COVID-19 cases.

Written by on 23 July 2021

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) in its report on Thursday night disclosed that the country has recorded two deaths and 238 new cases. Lagos State, which still remains the epicenter of the virus in Nigeria, recorded 181 new cases, while Akwa Ibom recorded 45, Oyo 8, and Ogun 2, Ekiti and the FCT […]

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Deputy governor leads Edo to victory in NSF male football final

Written by on 23 July 2021

Edo State Deputy Governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, has congratulated the state’s basketball team, the Edo Beads, for the team’s qualification for the National Premier League after 23 years.  Shaibu, who received the team led by its coach, Victor Umoru, at the Government House in Benin City, saluted the Edo Beads for making the state proud. […]

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Nigeria Receives First Batch Of A-29 Super Tucano Aircraft

Written by on 23 July 2021

Nigeria has received the first batch of A-29 Super Tucano aircraft procured from the United States of America. The Nigerian Air Force said the aircraft arrived in Kano State on Thursday afternoon. A statement signed by NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, noted that the second batch of the A-29 Super Tucano is expected to […]

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We’ve Not Stopped Nigerians From Using Twitter, FG Tells Court

Written by on 23 July 2021

The Federal Government has told a Federal High Court in Lagos that it has not stopped Nigerians from using social media platform, Twitter, adding that many Nigerians are still using it every day. The Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, and the Federal Government said this in a counter-affidavit they deposed to in response to […]

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