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Mohamed Salah Retains African Player Of The Year Award

Liverpool’s Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Salah celebrates: Photo; Paul ELLIS / AFP   Mohamed Salah completed a memorable day for Egyptian football by retaining his African Player of the Year title in Senegal Tuesday. The 26-year-old Liverpool star finished first with club-mate Senegalese Sadio Mane and Arsenal and Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang the other finalists. It […]

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Insecurity: Zamfara Govt. suspends two district heads

The Zamfara Government has suspended two traditional rulers from office for allegedly violating its directives against banditry activities in the state. The traditional rulers are Senior district heads of Birnin-Magaji emirate, Alhaji Aliyu Shehu-Maishanu and district head of Kaya in Maradun Local Government Area, Alhaji Bello Maiwurno. The government has also directed the suspended district […]

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CBN injects $210m into forex market

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has sustained its intervention in the Inter-Bank Foreign Exchange Market by injecting 210 million dollars into the various segments of the market. The Director, Corporate Communications, CBN, Mr Isaac Okorafor, on Tuesday in Abuja, said the apex bank offered 100 million dollars as wholesale interventions and allocated 55 million […]

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One dead, MC Oluomo, three journalists, others injured at Lagos APC rally

A member of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Afeez Ismail was on Tuesday shot dead when violence broke out at the Lagos All Progressives Congress (APC) rally in Ikeja. Three journalists – The Nation Group Political Editor Emmanuel Oladesu, New Telegraph correspondent, Temitope Ogunbanke and Ibile Television cameraman, Abiodun Yusuf- were hit […]