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The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has described as a campaign of calumny a recent statement credited to the Nigerian government that its leader Sheikh El-Zakzaky wanted to seek asylum in India before his repatriation. The banned group said the lie was fabricated to cover government’s “own gross misconduct in a foreign land”. Ibrahim Musa, president …

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On Monday morning, the actor, 47, revealed on Instagram that he tied the knot with longtime girlfriend and singer/music producer Lauren Hashian in an intimate ceremony in Hawaii. Johnson opted for a white shirt and white pants as he was all smiles in the first shot beside his bride, 34, who wore a long white …

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Manchester United attacker Alexis Sanchez is set to undergo a medical with Inter on Tuesday – according to Sky Sports. The Nerazzurri will sign the Chilean on a one-year loan deal with the option to buy for £14 million ($17m) at the end of the season. Sanchez has only managed to score three Premier League …

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Bayern Munich have completed the signing of Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho from Barcelona on a season-long loan deal which includes an option to buy. Barcelona say the German side will pay 8.5m euros (£7.78m) to take the Brazilian, 27, on loan while the option to buy stands at 120m euros (£109.84m). Bayern will also pay …

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Nigeria’s female basketball team D’Tigress on Sunday defeated Senegal 60-55 to win the 2019 women’s Afrobasket title they won two years ago. The final match played at the Dakar Arena, Senegal saw about 15,000 fans watch the Nigerian ladies overpower the tournament host Senegal to win back-to-back titles. The result means D’Tigress became the first …

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A Nigerian man who swallowed 67 wraps of cocaine before taking a flight from Brazil to London has been jailed for four years. Samuel Nwankwo, (27), from Eastfield, Peterborough but originally from Nigeria was stopped by Border Police at Terminal 3 London Heathrow as he alighted from a Latam Airlines flight from Sao Paulo on …

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The Benue Police Command has confirmed the killing of four persons in the early hours of Saturday at a burial in Tongov district of Katsina-Ala Local Government Area. The commissioner of Police in the state, Mr Mukaddas Garba, on Saturday in Makurdi, said that incident occurred during the burial of one late Tor Amaafu. Garba …

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A suicide bomber killed 63 and wounded 182 at a wedding reception in the Afghan capital Kabul last night. Women and children were among the casualties after the explosion at a west Kabul wedding hall, according to interior ministry spokesman Nasrat Rahimi. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which went off …

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The leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has vowed to reward anyone with useful information on overseas traveling schedule of South-East governors and other Igbo leaders. “So if you are working in any Government House in Southeast and you know which city in the world the governor is going …

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An early morning inferno has destroyed goods worth millions of naira today at the popular Katangowa Market in Agbado-Okeodo, Local Council Development Area, LCDA, along Lagos Abeokuta Expressway, Lagos. Though no life has been reported lost, the immediate or remote cause of the fire outbreak was yet to be ascertained at press time. This came …

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