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MARADONA QUITS AS COACH OF ARGENTINA’S GIMNASI.

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has quit as coach of Superliga side Gimnasia, less than three months after taking over, a club source told AFP on Tuesday. Maradona resigned and will

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DEONTAY WILDER SAYS HE’S OPEN TO WWE STINT FOLLOWING TYSON FURY’S WRESTLING DEBUT.

WBC Heavyweight champion of the world, Deontay Wilder, has admitted that he is open to the possibility of doing professional wrestling just like his rival, Tyson Fury did last month

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SENATOR VOWS TO GO AHEAD WITH BILLS TO ESTABLISH PROHIBITION OF HATE SPEECH.

 Despite criticism from various quarters, Senator Abdullahi Sabi, has vowed to go ahead with the bill to establish a National Commission for the prohibition of Hate Speech. Briefing journalists at

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YAHAYA BELLO RE-ELECTED AS THE KOGI STATE GOVERNOR.

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State, Yahaya Bello, has been re-elected as the governor of the state. Having scored the highest number of votes in

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APC’S CANDIDATE, DAVID LYON EMERGES AS THE WINNER OF BAYELSA STATE GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION.

The candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr David Lyon, has won the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State. The Returning Officer of the Independent National Electoral Commission

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INEC DECLARES THE KOGI WEST SENATORIAL RERUN ELECTION INCONCLUSIVE.

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared the Kogi West senatorial rerun election inconclusive. According to Professor Olayinde Lawal the returning officer, The margin between the candidate of the

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POLICEMEN EXTORTS N150,000 FROM A STUDENT.

Nigerians have called out the police authorities over the extortion of a 22 -year-old 300 level student of the Delta State University, Efe Ifie, by some policemen who accosted him

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KOGI ELECTION: POLITICIANS ENGAGE IN FAKE NEWS TO INVALIDATE INEC.

The Centre for Democracy and Development said political parties used fake news to delegitimise Independent National Electoral Commission and the electoral process during Saturday ’ s Kogi governorship election. Director

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ONGOING GOVERNORSHIP ELECTION IN BAYELSA AND KOGI STATE

Voting is currently ongoing in the Bayelsa and Kogi governorship election. The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, today, November 16, 2019, commenced voting for the governorship elections in both states.

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NDLEA INSISTS MARIJUANA IS ILLEGAL AS IT DESTROYS 40 HECTARES OF FARM IN IBADAN

The Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, has reaffirmed that marijuana is still illegal in Nigeria after it destroyed a 40-hectare Indian hemp farm in Ibadan. The agency warned the

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