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November 1, 2017 5:53 PM Liverpool's Mohamed Salah congratulated by Roma for 'winning' 2018 Africa Player of the Year award

Liverpool winger is in the running for the African Player of the Year award, but the Italian side think it's a foregone conclusion... Mohamed Salah has been collecting individual awards at quite a pace since joining Liverpool . The Egypt international scooped both back-to-back Player of the Month and Goal of the Month awards for August and September 12

October 30, 2017 11:24 AM Russia 2018 World Cup: ISIS threaten Messi, Neymar

Paris Saints-Germain star, Neymar and Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi, appear to have been threatened by Islamic State after a picture emerged on Twitter. The Sun reports the horrifying photoshopped image shows a terrorist stood behind a crying Neymar on his knees with his hands tied behind his back beside an ISIS flag and Messi who appears to have been executed 19

October 28, 2017 11:38 AM Spain Takes Control Of 'Independent' Catalonia

The firing of Josep Lluis Trapero, the highest-ranking officer of the Mossos d’Esquadra regional police, follows Friday’s dismissal of Catalonia’s president, his deputy, all ministers, and the entire parliament. Moving to quash what he termed an “escalation of disobedience”, Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy called December 21 elections in the region under 27

October 28, 2017 10:38 AM Spain takes control of ‘independent’ Catalonia

Spain moved Saturday to seize direct control of Catalonia, sacking its police chief a day after the Catalan regional parliament’s independence declaration sent shock waves through Europe. The firing of Josep Lluis Trapero, the highest-ranking officer of the Mossos d’Esquadra regional police, follows Friday’s dismissal of Catalonia’s president, his deputy 26

October 28, 2017 4:33 AM Obiano rallies through Anambra in campaign

The past one week was a full week of activities for Governor of Anambra state Chief Willie Obiano , APGA candidate in the November 18 governorship election as he toured the entire state in full campaign. His wife Ebelechukwu Obiano also was on another trail mobilizing youths and women of the state for the return of her hubby as Governor for yet another 25

October 26, 2017 10:57 AM IGP Idris purchased 2 Prado jeeps for Aisha Buhari

Senator Isah Misau (APC-Bauchi Central) has stated that the inspector general of police, Ibrahim Idris, bought 2 Prado SUV’s for Aisha Buhari, wife of the president, Vanguard reports. The lawmaker made his comments when he appeared before the Senate committee mandated to probe the IGP. gathers that Misau stated that Idris had purchased the vehicles 18

October 26, 2017 10:03 AM Guber election: Choice before Ndi Anambra

WHEN Dr. Chinweoke Mbadinuju (Odera) became the Governor of Anambra State on May 29, 1999 at the beginning of the fourth republic, after defeating Prof. A.B.C. Nwosu in the PDP primaries, his administration was nothing to write home about. Civil Servants were owed salaries, teachers were not paid and retirees were owed their gratuities and pensions 22

October 26, 2017 2:03 AM Misau appears before Senate c’ttee, says IGP Idris bought 2 SUVs for Buhari’s wife

Speaking, yesterday, when he appeared before the eight-member Adhoc Committee mandated to probe the IGP, Senator Misau told the committee, led by Deputy Chief Whip of the Senate, Senator Francis Alimikhena (APC, Edo North), that the First Lady had requested, through her Aide de Camp, ADC, for a Sienna and Hiace, but he (IGP) bought two Prado SUVs, which 20

October 24, 2017 5:00 AM What is wrong with Buratai’s army?

THE Nigerian Army has of late been behaving like what Max Siollun in his classic “Soldiers Of Fortune” called “a government-in- waiting”. I saw on Channels TV on Saturday an advertisement by the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen. Tukur Buratai on his proposed “empowerment programme for internally displaced persons”. I tried to get it but I couldn’t. IDPs are in camps 38

October 23, 2017 9:00 PM National transport commission bill to lay foundation for smart mobility in Nigeria – Ashafa

The Chairman Senate Committee on Land Transport, Senator Gbenga Ashafa has stated that the National Transport Commission Bill will set the tone for an integrated, multi-modal and smart transport Sector in Nigeria. The Senator made this statement while delivering his Goodwill message at the opening session of the Transportation Growth Initiative’s 2nd International 19