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Champions League group stage draw

For the first time since 2007-08, a time when Sir Alex Ferguson was still king of the jungle and Avram Grant was a leading Premier League manager, there are six British teams in the Champions League group stage. Pot 1: Chelsea; Pot 2: Manchester City and Manchester United; Pot 3: …

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Saudi King Salman Spent $100m On Month-Long Summer Break

He reigns over a kingdom where the average salary is around $33,000 (£25,000), but that didn’t stop Saudi Arabia’s king splashing out $100million on holiday. King Salman travelled in style to his favourite holiday spot, Tangier, in the north west of Morocco, along with an entourage of more than 1,000, …

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Sultan Declares Sept. 1, As Sallah Day

The Sultan of Sokoto and Chairman Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar, has declared Sept. 1, 2017, as Eid-el-Kabir day. This is contained in a statement signed by Prof. Sambo Junaidu, the Chairman, Advisory Committee on Religious Affairs to the Sokoto Sultanate Council. The statement, made available …

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Kogi Killer Disease Finally Identified as Gastroenteritis

The strange killer disease that has claimed no fewer than 62 lives in Kogi State, north-central Nigeria, has finally been identified as gastroenteritis – a common condition that causes diarrhoea and vomiting that is usually caused by a bacterial or viral tummy bug This was disclosed by the state Commissioner for Health, …

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Wreckage Of WWII Warship Found After 72 Years

Researchers announced today they discovered wreckage of the lost warship the USS Indianapolis, 72 years after the World War II cruiser was torpedoed by a Japanese submarine. The wreckage was found in the Philippine Sea 5.5 km below the surface, according to philanthropist Paul Allen, who headed the civilian research …

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Nigerian President Buhari’s gives Speech Today….

President Muhammadu Buhari who was away on a medical Vacation for over 100 days addressed the nation at 7am this morning. Here’s the full text of the speech below: ”My dear citizens, I am very grateful to God and to all Nigerians for their prayers. I am pleased to be …

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Zimbabwe Declares Mugabe’s Birthday Holiday

Zimbabwe’s government has announced that President Robert Mugabe’s birthday will now be a public holiday. The announcement is the latest in a series of efforts to secure the longtime leader’s legacy. Most cities and towns in Zimbabwe have a road named after President Robert Mugabe. In Harare, the public square …

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Knife Attacker In Russian City Wounds 8, Shot Dead By Police

A knifeman wearing a fake suicide belt wounded at least eight people in a frenzied attack in a Russia this morning. The Siberian knifeman, named locally as 23-year-old Bobichel Abdurakhmanov, was shot dead by police in a busy main street in Surgut, central Russia, at about 11.20am. Shocking CCTV shows …

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