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Dortmund’s Meunier out of Lazio Champions League clash

Borussia Dortmund are without right-back Thomas Meunier for Wednesday’s crunch Champions League tie at home to Lazio while a question mark hangs over the fitness of midfielder Emre Can. Dortmund top their group, a point ahead of second-placed Lazio, and victory at Signal Iduna Park would guarantee either club a place in the last 16.
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EU regulator to decide on Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 jab first

EU regulator to decide on Pfizer/BioNTech Covid-19 jab first Europe's medicines regulator said Tuesday it would decide by December 29 whether to grant emergency approval to a Covid-19 vaccine developed by Germany's BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer, ahead of a rival treatment from Moderna.
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[BREAKING] Borno killings: Fire service chiefs now, Senate tells Buhari

Sunday Aborisade, Abuja The Senate, on Tuesday, asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to sack service chiefs as a result of their failure to secure Nigerians. The Senate decision, which is the third it would pass this year, followed a motion by Senator Kashim Shettima on the recent killing of 34 rice farmers
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COVID-19 caused significant demand decrease in entertainment industry- Ugbaja

California based music producer, Augustine Emeka Ugbaja, also known as Dr Whyte has blamed COVID-19 for the significant decrease in demand in the entertainment industry. Dr Whyte said that “The sector used to be the biggest employers of labour in the country” but COVID-19 outbreak caused a lot of downturns which has greatly affected the
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Borno killings: UN officials, Zulum visit Zabarmari 

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja  Governor Babagana Zulum and a delegation of United Nations officials led by the head of the UN System in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, are on their way to Zabarmari community where Boko Haram killed over 43 rice farmers on Saturday. A senior UN official confirmed to our correspondent on Tuesday that the top
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Borno killings: Motion to summon Buhari divides Reps

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja Plenary at the House of Representatives turned rowdy on Tuesday as members were sharply divided over a motion seeking to invite the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to appear before the lawmakers to explain the rising spate of insecurity in the country. The House was considering a motion moved by members
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Reps condemn British Parliament’s position on #EndSARS, allegation against Gowon

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The House of Representatives has criticised the British House of Commons over its recent deliberation on the #EndSARS protests during which a former Head of State, Gen Yakubu Gowon, was accused of looting the Central Bank of Nigeria. At the plenary on Tuesday, the House, while exonerating Gowon, faulted the allegation by
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BREAKING: Buhari sends Finance Bill 2021 to Reps

Leke Baiyewu, Abuja The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has transmitted Finance Bill 2021 to the House of Representatives for consideration and passage. The Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, read Buhari’s letter at the opening of Tuesday’s plenary. The bill proposes various amendments to existing tax laws and financial regulations in response to the negative impact
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BioNTech, Pfizer file for EU approval of COVID-19 vaccine

Germany’s BioNTech and its US partner Pfizer said on Tuesday they had applied for EU regulatory approval for their Covid-19 vaccine, raising hopes that the first jabs could be administered in December. The two companies said they had submitted an application to the European Medicines Agency on Monday seeking “Conditional Marketing Authorisation (CMA)” for their
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Analysis of the 2021 proposed Health budget

Analysis of the 2021 proposed Health budget Federal Government 2021 Budget
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Mr Eazi spoils himself with a Range Rover SUV worth N140M for Christmas

Mr Eazi spoils himself with a Range Rover SUV worth N140M for Christmas The music star buys an early Christmas gift for himself.
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Insecurity: Northern activists meet, demand service chiefs’ sacking

Godwin Isenyo, Kaduna Emerging from an emergency meeting, some northern human rights activists on Tuesday renewed calls for the sacking of the nation’s service chiefs. The renewed call followed the brutal killings by Boko Haram terrorists of 43 rice farmers in Zabarmari village in Jere Local Government Area of Borno State on Saturday. At the
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Germany’s unemployment rate drops with 537,000 more jobs in November

German unemployment unexpectedly fell in November, official data showed Tuesday, but restrictions to curb the second coronavirus wave caused a jump in the number of people on short-time work. The seasonally adjusted jobless rate in Europe’s top economy ticked down to 6.1 percent last month from 6.2 per cent in October, according to the BA
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Quiz: Only true lagosians can score 6/8 in this quiz

Quiz: Only true lagosians can score 6/8 in this quiz If you are a true lagosian, this should be a walk in the park.
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2face Idibia, Niniola & Bella Shmurda set to perform at the Grand Opening of Skyfall Oceanfront Club

Skyfall Oceanfront Club will celebrate its grand opening on December 6th, 2020 at Elegushi beach. The event will be an elaborate mix of music, entertainment art, and nature with a variety of food and drinks to get guests and customers to unwind. The spot located at Elegushi beach is currently opened only on Thursday, Friday, The post 2face Idibia, Niniola & Bella Shmurda set to perform at the ...
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