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Political zoning produced mediocre leaders in Nigeria, says Donald Duke
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Political zoning produced mediocre leaders in Nigeria, says Donald Duke

A presidential aspirant of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Donald Duke, has faulted regional zoning of political offices in Nigeria, stating that it has only put mediocre leaders in power since adoption. Regional zoning is a popular perception in the Nigerian political space which mandates a rotation of political offices […]

Cousin appointed sole Gabon coach after Aubameyang’s father rejects job
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Cousin appointed sole Gabon coach after Aubameyang’s father rejects job

Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) and his father Pierre Francois Aubameyang (C) and brother Willy Aubameyang celebrate with the trophy after their German Cup (DFB Pokal) final win over Eintracht Frankfurt at the Olympic stadium in Berlin on Saturday. AFP Former Gabon international Daniel Cousin has become the sole coach […]

Sunderland rescind missing Ndong’s contract
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Sunderland rescind missing Ndong’s contract

Soccer Football – Championship – Middlesbrough vs Sunderland – Riverside Stadium, Middlesbrough, Britain – November 5, 2017 Sunderland's Didier Ndong reacts Action Images/Craig Brough. Sunderland have told midfielder Didier Ndong they intend to terminate his contract after the club’s record signing went absent without leave in the wake of their […]

Instagram Co-founders, Kevin Systrom And Mike Krieger Resign From Company Amidst Frustration
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Instagram Co-founders, Kevin Systrom And Mike Krieger Resign From Company Amidst Frustration

Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger who are both co-founders of smartphone photo-sharing service platform, Instagram have resigned. The duo resigned from their positions as chief executive and chief technology officer respectively saying they planned to take time off. It would be recalled Instagram was bought by Facebook six years ago for […]

All The Looks From The 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards
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All The Looks From The 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards

The 2018 FIFA Best Football Awards ended in style and surprises as Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards to become the FIFA’s best player of the year. The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder who battled Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah in the awards […]

P. Diddy Names Fela Kuti, Obama, N’golo Kanté Among Top 100 Black Influential People
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P. Diddy Names Fela Kuti, Obama, N’golo Kanté Among Top 100 Black Influential People

One of the most successful music moguls in the world, P. Diddy recently released a list of influencers he labelled the “Black 100.” Although he is yet to explain what the list is all about or the criteria for the list as some of the entrants aren’t even Black like […]

PDP goes to court over Osun election
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PDP goes to court over Osun election

Ogunbiyi and Adeleke • Lawyers fault INEC’s ‘inconclusive’ verdict • Protest in Osogbo, as thugs attack party stalwart • Saraki woos Omisore ahead of rerun • ‘No agreement yet on PDP’s convention venue’ The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday declared it would seek legal redress following Sunday’s declaration by the […]

How lawyers forged judgments to get SAN title, by CJN
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How lawyers forged judgments to get SAN title, by CJN

Justice Walter Onnoghen • Police to investigate, prosecute arrested culprits • Legal body restores Ogunba to senior advocate An unspecified number of lawyers have been apprehended for forging court judgments in a bid to qualify as Senior Advocates of Nigeria (SAN). The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen, […]

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Kwara hammer Warriors 5-1, as Pillars overcome Rivers at Agege

Kano Pillars and Kwara United triumphed over Rivers United and Abia Warriors respectively in yesterday Group C matches of the AITEO Cup played at the Temple Stadium in Agege, Lagos State. Goals in the 52nd minute from Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) last season’s highest goal scorer, Junior Lokosa, and […]

Bearish hold force market index down by N32 billion
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Bearish hold force market index down by N32 billion

Nigerian Stock Exchange Following price losses recorded by most bluechip companies, equity transactions reopened on a bearish note yesterday, causing market capitalisation to plummet by N32 billion. Specifically, at the reopening of transaction for the week on Monday, the All Share Index (ASI) was down by 88.90 absolute points, representing […]

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Minister assures local security professionals, firms of patronage

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, has said indigenous professionals and firms would henceforth be used in the design and execution of projects involving national security. He gave the assurance yesterday in Enugu at the launch of the Presidential Executive Order No. 5 in the South East, […]

District Four wins Schools Cycling Challenge
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District Four wins Schools Cycling Challenge

ACF President, Mr. Yemi Osilaja presenting the overall winners title to District Four at the end of the School Cycling Challenge in Lagos…at the weekend. District Four cyclists at the weekend dominated the School Cycling Challenge (SCC), a competition that promotes cycling among Lagos secondary school students. The event ended […]

Didier Deschamps wins FIFA best coach of the year
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Didier Deschamps wins FIFA best coach of the year

Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger (R) applauds as France's coach Didier Deschamps smiles after winning the trophy for the Best FIFA Men's Coach of 2018 Award during The Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony, on September 24, 2018 in London. Ben STANSALL / AFP France’s World Cup-winning coach Didier Deschamps won […]