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Barcelona sacks PR company who criticised Messi

Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu said on Tuesday the club has terminated its contract with a company accused of criticising current and former players, including Lionel Messi, on social media. “This morning I personally gave instructions to terminate the contract,” Bartomeu said at a journalism awards ceremony. According to Spanish radio station Cadena Ser Cataluna
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Casillas to contest for Spanish football presidency after retirement

Porto president Jorge Nuno Pinto da Costa said on Tuesday that Iker Casillas is set to retire, a day after the World Cup-winning captain announced he would run for the presidency of the Spanish Football Federation. Casillas, 38, had been expected to bring an end to a glittering playing career after making the announcement but
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BREAKING: Assailants kill Aso Rock’s assistant director in Abuja

Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja An Assistant Director attached to the State House, Abuja, Laetitia Naankang Dagan, has been killed by yet-to-be-identified assailants. Dagan was said to have been killed in her apartment in Galadimawa, Abuja, on Monday evening shortly after she returned from work. She was said to have left her office in the Presidential Villa,
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Lawmakers shed tears over Katsina killings

Katsina State House of Assembly chamber was turned into a weeping arena on Tuesday over the recent killings of over 30 villagers in Batsari Local Government Area of the state. The member representing Batsari constituency, Alhaji Jabiru Yau-yau, raised the issue at plenary under matters of urgent public interest. News Agency of Nigeria reports that
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Two years after, Buhari insists Leah Sharibu’ll be freed

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), says his regime is redoubling efforts to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu who was among the Dapchi school children kidnapped exactly two years ago. The retired major general said this in a press statement he personally signed and made available to journalists through one of his media
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Ex-Ogun gov. lauds Makinde over park management system initiative

A former Ogun Governor, Chief Gbenga Daniel, has described the introduction of Park Management System (PMS) by Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State as a step in the right direction.
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Ghanaian government negotiating dispute settlement protocol under Continental Free Trade Agreement

Ghana’s Minister for Trade and Industry, Alan Kyeremanten, has said that the government is currently negotiating a dispute settlement protocol under the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA) to ensure free trade movement.
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