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Leeds United’s Brazilian-born Spanish striker Rodrigo celebrates with teammates after scoring his team’s third goal during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Tottenham Hotspur at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on May 8, 2021.Michael Regan / POOL / AFP Leeds beat managerless Tottenham 3-1 on Saturday to put a huge dent in Spurs’ ambitions of...
  The Federal High Court has amended its initial list on the posting of Judges across the country.This change comes as a result of the recent elevation of some judges of the court.In a circular dated the 5th of May 2021, the Chief Judge of the Court, Hon. Justice John Tsoho stated that with the recent elevation to the court...
Soldiers secure a site after a bomb blast injured former Maldives president and current parliament speaker Mohamed Nasheed in Male on May 6, 2021.AFP Maldives police have arrested two people over an assassination attempt on former president Mohamed Nasheed who has been taken off life support, officials and relatives said Saturday.The Indian Ocean island has called in international help to...
A photo of a police truck The police have arrested 49 Shiite members of the Proscribed Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) after a violent protest left one officer dead in Abuja.The spokesman of the command, ASP Yusuf Mariam confirmed in a statement that one police officer was killed in the process.“Unfortunately, the members of the disbanded sect went on a...
(COMBO) This combination of file pictures made on May 8, 2021, shows the logos of the following European football clubs: (L-R) Juventus Italian Serie A football club on April 21, 2021, at the Juventus stadium in Turin; Spanish football club Barcelona’s logo at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, on April 19, 2021,  Real Madrid, Barcelona, and Juventus on Saturday...
This handout photo taken on May 5, 2021, and released by the Vatican press office, the Vatican Media, shows Pope Francis during his live-streamed weekly audience at The Vatican.Handout / VATICAN MEDIA / AFP Pope Francis offered his support Saturday for waiving coronavirus vaccine patents to boost supply to poorer countries, in a video message to the “Vax Live” concert.The...
File Photo of The Commissioner of Police in Lagos, Hakeem Odumosu  Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Mr Hakeem Odumosu has dismissed rumours making rounds that the Kairo market in Oshodi, which was gutted by fire on Thursday, was caused by a bomb explosion.While on-the-spot assessment of the damages at the market on Friday, Odumosu said people should desist from making...
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare  The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare says Friday’s judgment by the Supreme Court declaring the sack of elected local governments executives in Oyo State by the state Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde as “null and void” is a landmark achievement in the present government’s deliberate hard work to...
This picture shows a syringe and boxes of the Chinese Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine during a mass vaccination campaign at the Boris Trajkovski Arena in Skopje on May 6, 2021.Robert ATANASOVSKI / AFP The World Health Organization on Friday approved the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine for emergency use — the first Chinese jab to receive the WHO’s green light.The UN health agency...
Photo combination of Governors Seyi Makinde of Oyo and Aminu Masari of Katsina States.  The Supreme Court has declared the dissolution of local government administrations in Oyo and Katsina States and their replacement with caretaker committees as illegal.In the judgment delivered on Friday by Justice Adamu Jauro, the apex court in a unanimous decision condemned the Oyo and Katsina state...
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