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‘Strong Chance’ Cavani Will Join Atletico, Says His Dad

TRANSFER NEWS… Edinson Cavani wants to join Atletico Madrid and is being treated “unfairly” by Paris Saint-Germain, the Uruguay striker’s father said on Wednesday. Cavani, 32, has fallen out of favour at PSG, where he is competing with Kylian Mbappe, Neymar, Mauro Icardi and Angel di Maria for starting spots in attack. A number of The post ‘Strong Chance’ Cavani Will Join Atletico ...
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CP orders Inspector’s arrest over A’Ibom widow’s killing

Patrick Odey, Uyo The Akwa Ibom State Commissioner of Police, Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the arrest of one Inspector Bassey Ikpe for allegedly beating a widow, Deborah Nkpenie, to death. Edgal’s order, which was contained in a statement on Wednesday by the command’s Public Relations Officer, Odiko Macdon, followed reports about the woman’s death on
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Pipeline explosion: LASG shelters 300 displaced residents

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe The Lagos State Government has approved the movement of about 300 persons displaced from their homes following Sunday’s petroleum product pipeline explosion at the Ile-Epo area to the Igando Relief Camp. This followed the approval by Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of the request of the Chairman of the Agbado Oke-Odo Local Council Development Area,
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Woman, herbalist, others convicted of dealing in human parts

Tunde Oyekola, Ilorin  Kwara State High Court sitting in Ilorin has convicted a local herb seller, a herbalist, a student and four others for trafficking, selling, buying and being in possession of human parts for money rituals. The offences were committed in March 2017 in Ilorin. The convicts were found guilty of criminal conspiracy, trafficking
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Isheri residents urge Lagos, Ogun to construct drainage

Oluwatosin Omojuyigbe Residents of the Isheri estate have urged the Lagos and Ogun state governments to construct proper drainage channels in the areas to prevent flooding of the community. The residents, who accused the two governments of allocating land to buyers without making provision for how water would be channelled away from the community, said
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Klopp Rules out Liverpool Sales this Winter Transfer

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has no intention of allowing any of his players to leave the club in the January transfer window as he closes in on the Premier League title. Klopp’s side are 13 points clear of defending champions Manchester City with two matches in hand and look certain to be crowned English champions The post Klopp Rules out Liverpool Sales this Winter Transfer appeared first on ...
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Two set ablaze for robbing A’Ibom pregnant woman

• Suspected robber hacked to death in Imo Patrick Odey and Chidiebube Okeoma Two suspected armed robbers were burnt to death on Tuesday, while two others escaped after allegedly robbing a pregnant woman on the Abak Boulevard in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. It was gathered that the pregnant woman was surrounded by the robbers after
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Two get life sentence for kidnapping Rivers senator’s wife

Sampson Itode, Port Harcourt A Rivers State High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, on Wednesday, sentenced two men to life imprisonment for the kidnap of Mrs Asime Sekibo, who is the wife of Senator George Sekibo, the lawmaker representing the Rivers East Senatorial District in the Senate. Asime, who was kidnapped in March 2012 in
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Abducted Katsina housewife, baby rescued

Olaide Oyelude, Kataina A joint operation by the police, military and repentant bandits in the early hours of Wednesday rescued a 30-year-old housewife, Fidausi Yusuf, and her seven-month-old baby from suspected kidnappers in the Gwarjo forest in the Matazu Local Government Area of Katsina State. The spokesman for the Katsina State Police Command, SP Gambo
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Constitute PenCom board, pension fund operators urge FG

Nike Popoola Pension industry operators have called on the Federal Government to constitute the board of the National Pension Commission. This was part of the conclusion reached at the end of a recent retreat that was organised by the Pension Fund Operators Association of Nigeria for the National Assembly Joint Committees for Establishment and Public
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FIFA Reveals Clubs Spent $7.35bn on Transfers Last Year

A record $7.35bn (£5.6bn) was spent on transfers in men’s football during 2019, according to a report by world governing body FIFA yesterday. The figure is an increase of more than 5.8% on 2018 when it comes to transfers across the globe. English clubs spent £1.5bn, which was a 22.1% decrease from 2018 but still The post FIFA Reveals Clubs Spent $7.35bn on Transfers Last Year appeared first on ...
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Investors in selling spree as losses hit N130bn

 Feyisayo Popoola Equity investors have embarked on a selling spree as the market extended losses to its second consecutive day, losing N130bn. The market capitalisation of equities depreciated from N15.30tn on Monday to N15.17tn on Wednesday as the All Share Index declined by 0.02 per cent to settle at 29,458.21 basis points. Analysts at Afrinvest
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Amotekun and the Politics of Security

Therefore, a lion from the forest will attack them, a wolf from the desert will ravage them, a leopard will lie in wait near their towns to tear to pieces any who venture out…Jeremiah 5: 6 The introduction of the ‘Amotekun’ security outfit by South-West Governors has added a new dimension to how Nigerians make The post Amotekun and the Politics of Security appeared first on THISDAYLIVE.
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Analysts predict decline in T-bills, bond yield

  Feyisayo Popoola Analysts at Cordros Capital Limited have said yields on Treasury bills and bonds are expected to decline by about 100 to 150 basis points. The Head of Research, Cordros Capital, Jolomi Odonghanro, while speaking during the unveiling of the 2020 market outlook in Lagos, said they expected the fixed income market to
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