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A delegation from Arsenal Football Club on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to the Iganmu House, head office of Nigerian Breweries, Nigeria’s pioneer brewing company and makers of Star Lager beer with the Emirates FA Cup recently won by Arsenal.
 
Jordan Pickford has become the most expensive British keeper in history after Everton paid £25m - rising to what would be a club record £30m - to sign him from Sunderland.

By Mohammed Abubakar, Damaturu

 

Flood caused by heavy rain on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, destroyed properties worth millions of naira and rendered many residents of Gashaka, Janga Siri and Maluri towns in Fika Local Government Area of Yobe State homeless.

 The rain, which fell in the night, lasted several hours, while consuming many domestic animals and food items.

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Bayelsa State Police Command on Thursday, June 15, 2017, arrested and paraded 28 armed robbery suspects, three suspected kidnappers and numerous cultists across the communities of the state.

The command also arrested a footballer attached to Bayelsa United Feeder Team, Emmanuel Tibofa, for robbing Swali market traders in Yenagoa.

Super Falcons Coach, Florence Omagbemi’s 15-year-old son, Samson, has died.

Samson and his classmate reportedly drowned in a swimming pool at a hotel in Effurun, Delta State, where they had gone to for an after exams party.

Victor Lindelof has told Aftonbladet he is '"ready to adapt" to the pressure of playing for one the world's biggest clubs after completi

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APGA may lose another lawmaker to PDP in Abia

The member representing Bende South State Constituency in Abia House of Assembly, Chibuzor Okogbuo, may likely defect to Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from APGA.

Biafra: Sit-at-home order was successful - Group

 

The “SIT-AT-HOME” order recently by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the South East/South South geo-political zone has been described as a mock referendum and huge success that won’t be forgotten in a hurry.

Revolution looms in Nigeria, says Methodist prelate

The Prelate, Methodist Church Nigeria, Dr. Chukwuma Kalu, has predicted a revolution in Nigeria, which the government could not contain  if nothing was done to address the hardship in the country.

Group advises INEC to stop use of Incident Form

A group, Coalition of INEC Accredited Observers Groups for the Continuous Voters Registration 2017, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to extend the voters’ registration down to electoral wards for grassroots’ participation during the 2019 general elections.

Ibrahimovic to Leave Man U

Manchester United have not offered striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic a new contract and the Swede has been released by the club.

The 35-year-old agreed a one-year contract, with an option for second season, last summer.

Moyes fined £30,000 For 'Slap' Comment

Former Sunderland manager, David Moyes, has been fined £30,000 by the FA after telling BBC reporter Vicki Sparks she might "get a slap" in March.

Moyes' comments came following the Black Cats' home draw against Burnley in the Premier League.

FIFA U20: England, Venezuela in maiden finals

There will be new colours all round when FIFA Under-20 World Cup final day comes on Sunday June 11, as Venezuela and England are both set for their maiden trip to the tournament’s climax.

Ujah sprints to 100m victory in Rome

Britain's CJ Ujah won the 100m with a season's best time of 10.02 seconds at the Rome Diamond League on Thursday.

The 23-year-old edged out France's Jimmy Vicaut and American Ronnie Baker, who were both clocked at 10.05 seconds.

Es Setif are Algeria champions

ES Setif have won the 2016/2017 Algeria Premier League with two games to spare, for their eight title overall.

“Les Aigles Noirs” wrapped up the title after 3-0 away win over bottom-placed MO Bejaia on Wednesday, June 7 in Bejaia. 

Azumi, Atawodi to represent Nigeria at World Youth Chess tourney

The Nigeria Chess Federation (NCF) has selected two Kogi state U18 players, Aishat Suleman Azumi and Emmanuel Atawodi to represent Nigeria at the World Youth Chess championship, which will hold in Montevideo, Uruguay between September 16 to 26, 2017.

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