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Late drama as Chelsea’s Palmer seals hat-trick to overturn Manchester United in Premier League thriller

In a madcap showdown on Thursday, Chelsea stunned Manchester United with a last-gasp comeback, securing a thrilling 4-3 victory at Stamford Bridge. Cole Palmer emerged as the hero of the night, clinching a hat-trick and turning the game on its head when it seemed the Reds were on course for an unlikely triumph. Chelsea’s top Read More…

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CSOs mount allegations of unethical practices against Chief Justice Ariwoola, decry worsened image of Nigeria’s judiciary

Civil Society Organisations Jointly Petition for Urgent Reform A coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs) has sounded the alarm, urging immediate action to salvage Nigeria’s beleaguered judiciary. In a scathing letter addressed to His Lordship, Chief Justice Olukayode Ariwoola, the CSOs have raised grave concerns about the erosion of ethical standards within the Nigerian legal Read More…

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“Ajakaju (Beast of Two Worlds)” triumphs: N101.2 million box office gross in 5 days

Eniola Ajao, the talented actress and producer, has struck gold with her debut cinema venture, “Ajakaju (Beast of Two Worlds)”. The epic film, released nationwide on Friday, March 29, has taken the Nigerian box office by storm, amassing an impressive N101.2 million within a mere five days. FilmOne Entertainment, the film distribution powerhouse, proudly announced Read More…

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Binance executive arraigned in court for tax evasion and money laundering

In a high-stakes courtroom drama, one of the top executives from Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, stood before an Abuja court to confront serious allegations. Tigran Gambaryan, Binance’s head of financial crime compliance, faced charges of tax evasion and money laundering alongside his colleague, Nadeem Anjarwalla, the regional manager for Africa. The Economic and Read More…

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Bobrisky faces EFCC investigation for allegedly spraying Naira notes

Operatives from the Lagos Zonal Command of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) have launched an investigation into the activities of Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky. The controversial social media personality is accused of spraying Naira notes at a high-profile event. The EFCC’s interest in Bobrisky was sparked by a video report showing Read More…

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Young guns fire, Liverpool clinch dramatic League Cup victory with extra-time heroics

In a heart-stopping display of grit and youthful exuberance, Liverpool defied the odds and clinched the League Cup trophy with a narrow 1-0 victory over Chelsea at Wembley Stadium. Facing a seemingly insurmountable challenge due to a long list of injuries to key players, manager Jurgen Klopp made a bold decision – he turned to Read More…

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After the AU Summit, Africa continues its drift

If a family meets in a room, members give themselves pecks, exchange polite greetings, make flowery speeches and emerge laughing for group photographs, likely, they have not been truthful to themselves. That was my impression following the 37th Summit of the African Union, AU, from February 17–18, 2024, in Addis Ababa. After attending a few Read More…

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Premier League Upset: Nigerians Shine as Fulham Stun Manchester United at Old Trafford

The roar of the Old Trafford crowd was silenced in dramatic fashion as Fulham, inspired by their Nigerian duo Alex Iwobi and Calvin Bassey, snatched a stunning 2-1 victory over Manchester United in stoppage time. Bassey, on loan from Rangers, opened the scoring with his first goal for the club, firing home in the first Read More…