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France-born Nigerian Star, Hemery, Indian Lady Bhatia Rule Lagos Open 2019

The 2019 Lagos Open Tennis Championship ended yesterday with France-born Nigerian player, Calvin Hemery and Indian Riya Bhatia winning the men and women’s singles respectively. The finals, which was shifted 24 hours because of heavy downpour in Lagos metropolis on Sunday, was the climax of the second leg of the ITF World Tennis Tour at The post France-born Nigerian Star, Hemery, Indian Lady Bhatia ...
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Okoko Upset Defending Champion to Lift 6th AWA Championship in Lagos

Godwin Okoko of Otukpo Golf Club in Benue State emerged from the 6th Awa Ibraheem Junior Golf Championship concluded over the weekend as the new star of Junior golf in Nigeria. Okoko, 15, edged defending champion and clubmate John Alex in the second playoff hole after the two players were tied after 54 holes with The post Okoko Upset Defending Champion to Lift 6th AWA Championship in Lagos appeared ...
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Military Launches Exercise Crocodile Smile IV in South-west

Clamours for special tribunal to try oil thieves, others Chiemelie Ezeobi Following the achievements of the past three phases of Exercise Crocodile Smile, the military in conjunction with the police and sister agencies, yesterday launched phase four to cover both land and water channels, especially the creeks in the South-west. The exercise is targeted at The post Military Launches Exercise Crocodile ...
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Disco, Genco Sign Pact to Build Inter-connected Minigrid for Wuse Market

Chineme Okafor in Abuja The Abuja electricity distribution company (Disco) has signed an agreement with indigenous renewable energy generation company (Genco) – Green Village Energy (GVE) to build a one-megawatt (MW) capacity mini grid facility to power a market within its franchise distribution network. The pact which was recently signed by parties involved in the The post Disco, Genco Sign Pact to ...
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City offer Sterling £450,000 weekly to snub Real

MANCHESTER CITY are preparing a mammoth £450,000-a-week deal for Raheem Sterling to fend off transfer interest from Real Madrid, according to reports. The in-form England winger is quickly cementing his reputation as one of the world’s best following another sensational start to the season. Pep Guardiola and the club are keen to reward him with
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Ballon d’Or: Messi, CR7, Van Dijk renew rivalry

Lionel Messi, Christiano Ronaldo and Virgil van Dijk have been named in a 30-man shortlist for the 2019 Ballon d’Or. The trio were among the nominees revealed by France Football on Monday evening. Also in the list are premier League stars Sergio Aguero, Sadio Mane and Hugo Lloris. They were joined by Barcelona midfielder Frenkie
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Auba: Gunners can make top four

Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has spoken out about his superb form in the Premier League so far this season and assures that the North London team can make top four. The Gabon international has been on fire for the Gunners and picked up the player of the month prize for September after five goals in
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City not ready to win Champions League –Guardiola

Manchester City have dominated English football since Pep Guardiola arrived three years ago. After settling in during the 2016/17 season, the Spanish manager has since led the club to back-to-back Premier League titles. He also delivered a domestic treble at the end of the last campaign, winning the League Cup and FA Cup alongside the
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Madrid reach out to Mourinho

Real Madrid have allegedly made contact with former boss Jose Mourinho as they consider potential replacements for Zinedine Zidane. While Real’s defeat to Mallorca at the weekend was their first in La Liga this season, Zidane has witnessed his side struggle for consistency since the middle of August. Speculation persists regarding a change in the
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Xhaka hails “hard working” Saka

Kelvin Ekerete Arsenal captain, Granit Xhaka, has tipped youngster, Bukayo Saka, to go far in his career, stating that the forward is “hardworking and always willing to learn.” Arsenal manager, Unai Emery, has also revealed that the player is an integral part of the team referring to him as an “important player” after the forward
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Emery knows I can deliver – Saka

Ebenezer Bajela Arsenal forward Bukayo Saka has allayed fears that he could return to the bench with Alexandre Lacazette set to return for the Gunners, insisting that Unai Emery trust him to deliver whenever he is called upon. According to football.london, the English-born footballer of Nigerian descent will be happy having all players available as
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Lille under pressure to keep Osimhen – Campos

Johnny Edward Lille sporting director, Luis Campos, has admitted that Les Dogues will be under severe assault when the transfer window reopens should their in-form striker, Victor Osimhen, continues his scoring form for the club. The 20-year-old striker has been outstanding for Lille since he arrived from Sporting Charleroi for €12m in August, scoring eight
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Bent: Iwobi not good for No.10 role

‘Tosin Oluwalowo Former England international, Darren Bent, has said Alex Iwobi lacks the quality to play in the No. 10 role for Premier League side Everton. Speaking to Football Insider, Bent said Iwobi, who played the No. 10 role in the 2-0 win over West Ham on Saturday, picked the wrong options many times while
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