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LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

  The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, on Sunday announced the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (F-SARS), after days of protests across the country. The police unit was founded in 1992 to combat cases of armed robbery, kidnapping, and other violent crimes. But SARS, instead, over time, has gained notoriety for its reckless … Continue reading LIVE: Inspector General of Police Scraps F-SARS

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Ondo Election: We Can’t Rest On Our Oars, INEC Chairman Tells Staff

  The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Professor Mahmood Yakubu, has charged staff of the organization to resist any action that will mar the Ondo Governorship election, saying the electoral umpire cannot rest on its oars.  “Indeed, our staff members, assisted by the security agencies and other critical stakeholders, did not spare … Continue reading Ondo Election: We Can’t Rest On Our Oars, INEC Chairman Tells Staff

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Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey Sets New Women’s 5,000m World Record

  Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey set a new women’s 5,000m world record of 14 minutes 6.62 seconds in Valencia on Wednesday. The 22-year-old lowered the previous mark of 14min 11.15 held by her compatriot Tirunesh Dibaba since 2008 by over four seconds. Gidey put up the run of her short career a year after taking 10,000m … Continue reading Ethiopia’s Letesenbet Gidey Sets New Women’s 5,000m World Record

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Scotland’s Stuart Armstrong Tests Positive For COVID-19, Tierney, Christie To Self-Isolate

  Scottish football chiefs have announced that Stuart Armstrong, Kieran Tierney and Ryan Christie will miss Thursday’s European Championship play-off semi-final against Israel after Armstrong tested positive for coronavirus. The Scottish Football Association said the Southampton midfielder had returned a negative test for Covid-19 on Monday but a supplementary UEFA test returned a positive result. … Continue reading Scotland’s Stuart Armstrong Tests Positive For COVID-19, Tierney, Christie To Self-Isolate

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As US Reels, Pence And Harris Square Off In Critical VP Debate

  For once in their rollercoaster US presidential election, principals Donald Trump and Joe Biden yield the spotlight Wednesday to Vice President Mike Pence and the Democrat seeking his job, Kamala Harris, as they debate for the first time. With Trump infected with the coronavirus that has already killed more than 210,000 Americans, the Pence-Harris … Continue reading As US Reels, Pence And Harris Square Off In Critical VP Debate

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