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Wales boss Giggs to miss Euro 2020 after being charged with assault

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP. Wales manager Ryan Giggs has been charged with assaulting two women, with football chiefs confirming on Friday he will not be in charge of the national side for the delayed Euro 2020 tournament. A Crown Prosecution Service spokesman said the former Manchester United winger would appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ Court Read More…

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Sanwo-Olu approves grants worth N20m for Olympics-bound Lagos athletes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: TVC News, LASG. The Chairman of Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC), Sola Aiyepeku, on Friday said Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has approved N20 million for Lagos-based athletes going for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. Aiyepeku told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos that the governor approved the grant as part of efforts Read More…

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Thousands gather to wish Chad’s slain president “a deserved rest”

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Christophe Petit Tesson/Pool/REUTERS. Thousands of people gathered at the main square in Chad’s capital N’Djamena on Friday to pay their respects to the late President Idriss Deby, who was killed while leading his troops against a rebel offensive on Monday. French President Emmanuel Macron, Guinean President Alpha Conde and several other African leaders Read More…

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Nigeria university kidnappers shoot dead 3 captive students, says state official

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Bosan Yakusak, REUTERS/Akintunde Akimleye. In picture above: A military truck arrives at Greenfield University after gunmen kidnapped students in Kaduna, Nigeria April 21, 2021. REUTERS/Bosan Yakusak Gunmen have shot dead three students they abducted from a northern Nigerian university, a state security official said on Friday, though the kidnappers still hold an unknown Read More…

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Arsenal owners have ‘no intention’ of selling after Super League backlash

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Paul Childs. Arsenal’s owners do not plan to sell the Premier League club despite the intense backlash following their involvement in the breakaway European Super League, director Josh Kroenke said. Arsenal were one of six English clubs who signed up for the project before withdrawing amid a storm of protest from fans, players Read More…

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Tech can solve Nigeria’s youth unemployment – MD BoI

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: AFP PHOTO/PIUS UTOMI EKPEI , NAN. Olukayode Pitan, Managing Director, Bank of Industry (BOI), has described technology as a panacea to solving some of Nigeria’s problems especially youth unemployment. Pitan made the assertion on Thursday at the inauguration of BOI-UNILAG Incubation and Co-Working Hub, located at the Faculty of Social Sciences Premises of Read More…

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Lagos to generate $10bn in agriculture investment by 2025 – Sanwo-Olu

Reading Time: 3 minutes Image Credits: NAN. The Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Thursday said that the state was expected to generate $10 billion in the agriculture sector in the next five years. Sanwo-Olu said this during the official inauguration of the five-year Agricultural and Food Systems Roadmap in Lagos. He said that most of the investments Read More…

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Russia says it has begun pulling out troops from Crimea after drills

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Stringer. In picture above: Service members of the Russian airborne forces walk before boarding Ilyushin Il-76 transport planes during drills at a military aerodrome in the Azov Sea port of Taganrog, Russia April 22, 2021. REUTERS/Stringer Russia’s defence ministry said on Friday it had begun returning troops and military units from annexed Crimea Read More…