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VAR to be used from Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals

The Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system will be introduced from the quarter-final stage of the Africa Cup of Nations, increasing the possibility of drama in a tournament traditionally filled with refereeing controversy but this year rather muted. It was originally planned to use VAR from the semi-final stage but it will now be brought in […]Read More

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Nigerian-Americans rated most successful group in U.S.

Nigerian-Americans are the most successful ethnic group in the United States, Candace Owens, a celebrity social commentator says. Owens is an American conservative commentator and political activist. She is known for her pro-Trump activism and her criticism of Black Lives Matter and of the Democratic Party. Owens tweeted @realcandanceo, “Nigerian-Americans are the most successful ethnic […]Read More

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ETHIOPIAN COUP RING LEADER KILLED

The suspected ringleader of Saturday’s failed coup attempt in Ethiopia’s Amhara region has been shot dead, police say. Brig Gen Asaminew Tsige was killed as he attempted to escape from his hideout in Amhara’s capital, police added. Ethiopia’s army chief Gen Seare Mekonnen was killed while trying to foil the coup, the government said. Prime […]Read More

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Egypt 2019-Africa’s Soccer Fiesta Begins

The best of football artistry will be on display as the 32nd edition of the Africa Cup of Nations, the biennial continental men’s football championship organised by the Confederation of African Football (CAF) kicks off in Egypt today. For the first time in the competition’s history, 24 countries will battle for the top prize after […]Read More

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No Ebola Outbreak in Nigeria, says FG

The Federal Government has called on Nigerians to disregard rumour of a positive case of Ebola Virus Disease in the country, saying that efforts have been heightened at the various ports of entry into the country to ensure that sick people coming into Nigeria were properly screened. The Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda have […]Read More