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Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem joins Caykur Rizespor of Turkey from on loan from Porto

Super Eagles defender Chidozie Awaziem has completed a loan move from Portuguese Primera division side Porto to Turkey Super Lig side Caykur Rizespor. Awaziem has struggled for game time with Porto after returning from representing the Super Eagles at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The 22-year-old was previously on loan …

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Tokyo court denies ex-Nissan chief Ghosn’s bail request

Carlos Ghosn is likely to remain in Japanese custody for the foreseeable future after a Tokyo court denied him bail Tuesday despite a last-ditch personal appeal by the former Nissan boss, as Renault set a date to replace him. The court’s decision was expected as it had previously judged him …

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NLC Reportedly rejects N27,000 minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has rejected the N27,000 new National Minimum Wage adopted by the National Council of State on Tuesday. Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, the NLC General Secretary, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. According to him, the council has no jurisdiction determining another …

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Family clarifies cause of Ekiti monarch’s death

The family of the late monarch of Alaworoko of Iworoko Ekiti, Irepodun/Ifelodun local government area of Ekiti State has explained the cause of the death of Oba Micheal Olufemi Aladejana. Aladejana, an octogenarian, died in the early hours of Wednesday, January 16, at an undisclosed hospital in Ado Ekiti, where …

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Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi undergoes medicals at Middlesbrough ahead of a short-term move

Super Eagles midfielder Mikel John Obi has undergone medicals at Championship side Middlesbrough ahead of a short-term move. After two years in China with Tianjin TEDA, Mikel is looking for a fresh challenge and is now on the verge of joining Middlesbrough. According to Sky Sports, the 31-year-old has had …

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Fayemi Sacks Ekiti Varsity VC, College Provost, EKSUTH CMD

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi on Tuesday approved the removal of the Vice Chancellor of Ekiti State University, (EKSU) Prof. Samuel Oye Bandele. Also approved for removal are the Chief Medical Director of the Ekiti State University Teaching Hospital (EKSUTH) Dr. Kolawole Ogundipe, the Provost, College of Education, Ikere …

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Ronaldo accepts fine for tax evasion, avoids jail

MADRID (Reuters) – Portuguese soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo was fined almost 19 million euros (16.6 million pound) for tax fraud on Tuesday but will avoid serving a 23-month prison sentence after agreeing a deal. Ronaldo, holding hands with his Spanish fiancee Georgina Rodriguez, came out of the court room smiling, …

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Council of State approves N27,000 as new national minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress is currently in a crucial meeting as Council of States approved N27,000 as the new minimum wage. N27,000 has been approved for the new National Minimum wage and it will be transmitted to the Natl Assembly before the close of work on Wednesday. The approval of …

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Black Panther’ Becomes First Superhero Movie Ever Nominated for Best Picture

Tuesday morning, 10 years after Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” forced a significant paradigm shift at the Academy Awards, a superhero movie was finally nominated for best picture: Marvel’s “Black Panther.” And it represents a fairly remarkable culmination. The move from five best picture nominees to 10 (later altered to a …

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Chris Brown and Bodyguard Reportedly Detained in Paris Over Aggravated Rape Complaint

Chris Brown has reportedly been detained in Paris on “potential charges of aggravated rape and drug infractions.” Early Tuesday, the Associated Press reported that Brown and two other unidentified people (one being a bodyguard of Brown’s) were taken in on Monday. Per comments given to the AP by a French judicial official, investigators have two days to determine …

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