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Gasol claims rare NBA-World Cup double as Spain beat Argentina

Three-time All-Star Marc Gasol became only the second man to win an NBA crown and the World Cup in the same year after Spain brushed aside Argentina 95-75 on Sunday. Spain, who survived double overtime against Australia to reach the final, led throughout in Beijing to win international basketball’s biggest prize a second time. The
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Freiburg crush Hoffenheim to leapfrog Bayern

Freiburg midfielder Janik Haberer hailed a “great day” for the Bundesliga minnows as they beat neighbours Hoffenheim 3-0 to continue their dream start to the season. “It is a great day for us and our fans, it is always special to win a derby,” said Haberer, who joined Nils Petersen and Christian Guenter on the
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Nigeria, Niger, Chad move to rehabilitate Lake Chad basin

Nigeria, Niger and Chad are working on a joint trans-border agroecosystem project aimed at the restoration of livelihoods and rehabilitation of the Lake Chad Basin. Director-General, National Agency for the Great Green Wall, Dr Bukar Hassan, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria after an international conference on desertification on Sunday in New Delhi,
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Jordan free-kick fires Sevilla to top of La Liga

Sevilla moved to the top of the early La Liga table on Sunday as Joan Jordan’s brilliant free-kick helped them seal a 1-0 win at Alaves. Julen Lopetegui’s side continued their excellent start to the campaign, remaining unbeaten and moving a point clear of Atletico Madrid, who lost 2-0 at Real Sociedad on Saturday, at
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Spain Beat Argentina 95-75 to Win FIBA World Cup

Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday. Their victory in the final capped a stunning campaign for a squad considered among the rank outsiders when the 32-team tournament began. The Spaniards scored first and never relinquished the lead, relying on swarming interior defence The post Spain Beat Argentina 95-75 to Win FIBA World Cup appeared ...
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Lagos police command cautions job seekers against scammers

The Lagos police command has advised the public, especially job seekers to be mindful of the activities of job scammers when seeking employment in order not to fall prey of their antics.
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Mugabe’s body heads for wake in home village

The remains of former Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe will be taken to his village for a wake on Monday, a family member said, as his final burial is prepared in about a month. Mugabe died a week ago aged 95 in Singapore, nearly two years after he was ousted in a 2017 coup that ended
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BREAKING: Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win FIBA World Cup

Spain beat Argentina 95-75 to win the FIBA Basketball World Cup for the first time since 2006 on Sunday. Their victory in the final capped a stunning campaign for a squad considered among the rank outsiders when the 32-team tournament began. The Spaniards scored first and never relinquished the lead, relying on swarming interior defence
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Lagos Police nab man who allegedly sedated, raped 14-year-old girl

Detectives from Bariga Police Station said they have arrested a man who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl after he had laced her food with Indian hemp that made the girl become unconscious. The suspect, Innocent Ifunayachi, 34, allegedly defiled the 14-year-old-girl in her family house. This was contained in a statement signed by the Lagos State
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Police arrest notorious cultist, rapist in Lagos

Detectives from Bariga Police Station have arrested one Emmanuel Olatunde (aka “Pastor”), a notorious cultist.
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Lagos Task Force arrests 43 miscreants and illegal traders around Afrika Shrine

28 miscreants and 15 street traders have reportedly been arrested by officials of Lagos State Task Force over illegal activities around Alausa and Afrika Shrine.
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Combined security forces besieged my country home, Nnamdi Kanu alleges

Edward Nnachi, Abakaliki Leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kalu, claims that “a combined security forces” besieged his country home in Isiama Afara-Ukwu Ibeku, Umuahia, Abia State. He said the incident happened on Saturday. The Police said the claim was absolutely untrue. On his Twitter handle @MaziNnamdiKanu, the IPOB leader had tweeted:
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Benue group hails Buhari for intervening in Tiv/Jukun crisis

The Conference of Benue Journalists (CBJ) on Sunday expressed satisfaction on President Muhammadu Buhari’s timely intervention to provide lasting solution to the age long communal violent clashes between the Jukun and Tiv people of Taraba.
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