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Mikel Obi's Chinese club, Tianjin Teda set to sign Brown Ideye in multi-million Pounds deal

The craze of professional footballers leaving Europe to join Chinese clubs for one last pay day, is set to continue as Super Eagles star Brown Ideye is the next soccer star that has been linked with a move to the Chinese Super League. Chinese club, Tianjin Teda, who newly signed Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, have tabled a mouth watering Multi-million Pound offer to Ideye, Mikel's
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Millions risk starvation in Nigeria & Lake Chad region

Millions risk starvation in Nigeria & Lake Chad region More than seven million people risk starvation in Nigeria’s insurgency-hit northeastern region and around Lake Chad, a senior U.N. official said on Wednesday ahead of a new funding appeal.
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Actress Naomie Harris made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire by Queen Elizabeth II

Oscar-nominated actress Naomie Harris has been made an Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) by Queen Elizabeth II at the Buckingham Palace on Thursday (February 23) in London, England. See the photos below. Photo Credit: Getty Images/John Stillwell/PA Images | Yui Mok/PA Images
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Kanye West vs Kylie Jenner? Rapper files legal documents to produce cosmetics...just like his sister-in-law

Rapper, Kanye West and his sister-in-law, Kylie Jenner might just be competing against each other in the cosmetic business very soon. Kanye has filed legal docs declaring his intention to produce DONDA brand makeup, perfumes, lotions and other cosmetics. Donda is the name of Kanye's late mother and his application to secure the name for the cosmetics line is currently being processed. Kylie's
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Diamond Bank supports children in painting, literary arts

Folashade Adebayo The Executive Director, Diamond Bank, Mrs. Chizoba Okoli, has advised firms and individuals to invest in projects that will unleash the creative abilities in children. She said doing so would motivate children to imagine solutions to some of the nation’s challenges. Okoli said this on Tuesday during the announcement of the 2017 edition […] The post Diamond Bank supports children ...
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I’m in negotiations with Amir Khan – Pacquiao

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao on Thursday said he was “in negotiations” to face British fighter Amir Khan, after weeks of conflicting reports over his next bout, AFP reports. “My team and I are in negotiations with Amir Khan for our next fight. Further announcements coming soon,” Pacquiao, 38, said on his official Twitter feed. […] The post I’m in negotiations with Amir Khan – Pacquiao ...
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Photos: Young boy rescued from kidnappers thanks Delta State Commissioner of Police and his men

A young boy, who was rescued by police after he was kidnapped in Okpanam, Delta State, came to the headquarters in Asaba Thursday, February 23, with his family to thank the Delta state Commissioner of Police, Zanna Ibrahim and his men for their effort at rescuing him. The boy was kidnapped a few months ago while playing in his family compound at Okpanam, by a gang, including the women
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NPA polo: Dantata shines as Sao Polo beat Hago

Lagos Caverton Sao Polo defeated  Kano H Hago 6 – 5 1/2 in  their  Low Cup match at the 2017 NPA Lagos International Polo Tournament on Thursday, with Bashir Dantata  scoring six goals for the winners. Kano Agad and Lagos Eat N’ Go were also victorious by beating Lagos La Mansuri and Petrosmith 8 1/2 […] The post NPA polo: Dantata shines as Sao Polo beat Hago appeared first on Punch Newspapers ...
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The only English player in Chinese league warns Wayne Rooney to do his research ahead of £1m/week move to China

Jack Sealy, the only Englishman that plays professional football in the Chinese Super League, gave England/Manchester United captain, Wayne Rooney 'the greatest advice he could ever get', before he takes his family and makes the mouthwatering £1m per week move to the Chinese League this week. Rooney has been linked with a move to the CSL this week, with Man U coach Jose Mourinho admitting his
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Yoruba Cultural Centre tasks govs on culture

Folashade Adebayo The Yoruba Cultural Centre has urged governors in the South-West to invest more in the cultural and tourism heritage of the people. The Lagos-based centre made the call against the backdrop of a recent meeting held by the governors, in which they sought to chart a new path for development. According to a […] The post Yoruba Cultural Centre tasks govs on culture appeared first ...
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Women’s league begins March 25

Madagascar’s football boss Ahmad Ahmad  who is challenging the long-serving Issa Hayatou for the CAF presidency in March, wants less political interference in the African game, AFP reports. First elected in 1988, Cameroonian Hayatou, 70, is seeking an eighth consecutive term as head of the body that governs African football. “If people want change there […] The post Women’s league begins March ...
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Fears in Benin over beheading, strange deaths

Fears in Benin over beheading, strange deaths There was palpable fear yesterday in Benin City, the Edo State capital and its environs as suspected cult members allegedly beheaded a yet-to-be identified young man...
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I’m ready for Hayatou – Ahmad

Madagascar’s football boss Ahmad Ahmad  who is challenging the long-serving Issa Hayatou for the CAF presidency in March, wants less political interference in the African game, AFP reports. First elected in 1988, Cameroonian Hayatou, 70, is seeking an eighth consecutive term as head of the body that governs African football. “If people want change there […] The post I’m ready for Hayatou – Ahmad ...
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All Hail The New Olowa of Igbara-Oke

The joy of the sons and daughters of the agrarian Igbara-Oke Town in Ifedore Local Government Area of Ondo State knew no bounds, when the new monarch of the town was presented with the staff of office, writes James Sowole One of the popular albums of the juju music exponent, Chief Ebenezer Fabiyi popularly known […]
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England legend Lineker criticises Musa

Festus Abu Sacked Leicester City  manager Claudio Ranieri has come in for heavy criticism from England legend  Gary Lineker  for putting faith in Ahmed Musa despite the Nigeria forward’s poor run of form. Musa was operated on the right flank in Wednesday’s  UEFA  Champions  League 2-1 defeat by La Liga outfit Sevilla at Ramon Sanchez […] The post England legend Lineker criticises Musa appeared ...
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Our Country in Denial, But Children are Paying the Price of Brutal Boko Haram War

Adeola Akinremi Sickeningly sad story. Insurgents burned down her house. Her husband was killed. She became a widow. Her two-year-old eldest child died of measles. Her only child, a 20-month-old baby faces death from hunger. It is the story of Rakiya told by Save the Children, a nonprofit that has established a stabilisation centre in […]
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