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Nadal Wins French Open, Equals Federer’s All-Time 20th Grand Slam Titles

  Rafael Nadal demolished Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to win his 13th French Open and equal Roger Federer’s all-time record of 20 Grand Slam titles on Sunday. For world number one Djokovic, the defeat ended his hopes of an 18th Slam and of becoming the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to win … Continue reading Nadal Wins French Open, Equals Federer’s All-Time 20th Grand Slam Titles

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Akeredolu Defeats Jegede Again, Re-Elected As Governor

  By Akinola Ajibola Mr Rotimi Akeredolu has been re-elected as Governor of Ondo State on the back of a campaign in which he promised to provide composed and focused leadership marked by economic growth and improved security for people in the state. The incumbent governor, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association, swept … Continue reading Akeredolu Defeats Jegede Again, Re-Elected As Governor

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Ondo Election: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

  The incumbent Governor of Ondo State and candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Rotimi Akeredolu, shot into an early lead on Sunday as the Independent National Electoral Commission began to announce results from the state’s Governorship election held on Saturday. After 12 local governments, the Governor, who is seeking re-election for another four years, … Continue reading Ondo Election: Akeredolu In Early Lead As Collation Continues

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Organizers Cancel Oct 15 US Presidential Debate

  The Commission on Presidential Debates said Friday it has cancelled next week’s showdown between Donald Trump and his challenger Joe Biden, after the president said he would not participate in a virtual format. “Each (candidate) now has announced alternate plans for that date,” the commission said in a statement, adding “it is now apparent … Continue reading Organizers Cancel Oct 15 US Presidential Debate

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Burna Boy Bows To Pressure, Joins #ENDSARS Campaign

  Popular singer Damini Ogulu aka Burna Boy, has bowed to pressure from fans and finally joined the #EndSARS campaign which seeks the scrapping of the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF). Burna Boy issued a statement on Saturday announcing the birth of a project which he called  PROJECTPROTECT, an initiative … Continue reading Burna Boy Bows To Pressure, Joins #ENDSARS Campaign

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Forgery Charge: Court Convicts DG LASEMA’s Ex-Girlfriend

  A Lagos High Court, sitting in the Igbosere area has convicted a civil servant, Ms Olaide Ibraheem for forging documents of a property belonging to her ex-lover, Dr Olufemi Oke-Osayintolu, the Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency (LASEMA). The court imposed on her a N750,000 fine or a two-year jail term. Ibraheem who is … Continue reading Forgery Charge: Court Convicts DG LASEMA’s Ex-Girlfriend

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Friendly: Super Eagles Lose 1-0 to African Champions, Algeria

  The Super Eagles of Nigeria have lost 1-0 to African champions, Algeria in a friendly match played in Klagenfurt, Austria on Friday night. Missing four of their regular players, Wilfred Ndidi, Joe Ayodele-Aribo, Oghenekaro Etebo and marksman Victor Osimhen for different reasons, Nigeria had to start with an unfamiliar midfield trio of Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, … Continue reading Friendly: Super Eagles Lose 1-0 to African Champions, Algeria

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