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FA to probe Eze’s over QPR vs Fulham attendance

Eberechi Eze’s visit to his former club QPR on Saturday for their FA Cup third-round tie against Fulham is being investigated by the Football Association. The winger, who joined Crystal Palace from QPR for £20m in the summer, sat in the directors’ box at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium as …

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COVID-19: NDLEA suspends applicants’ screening

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency has suspended the ongoing screening of applicants for recruitment due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic. NDLEA’s spokesman, Deputy Commander of Narcotics, Jonah Achema, disclosed this in a statement on Monday in Abuja. Achema said that the screening suspension was based on strict …

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Fani-Kayode, longtime girlfriend welcome son

A former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has welcomed his fifth son. The baby, who was born on Saturday, by his girlfriend of many years, a Moroccan who works in the oil sector. Announcing the baby’s birth on Twitter, he wrote, “Welcome to the world son! You are a great blessing. …

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JAMB to prosecute admission racketeers

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) said it will work with security agencies to prosecute any institution or candidate found breaching its admissions code. The board announced this in its bulletin made available to journalists on Monday in Abuja. It said that henceforth, stringent measures including prosecution, would be taken against erring …

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Nigeria’s COVID-19 infections exceed 100,000

Nigeria, on Monday reached another devastating milestone as 1,024 people tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Nigerian Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) as of Sunday night. The new figure catapulted the country’s total cases to more than 100,000. This is coming about 11 months after the country recorded its …

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BREAKING: Court grants Sowore N20m bail

A Chief Magistrate Court sitting in Abuja has granted bail to Sahara Reporters’ publisher, Omoyele Sowore in the sum of N20m. Four other activists, who were arrested with Sowore on New Year’s Eve in Abuja for holding a protest against bad governance, were also granted bail in the sum of …

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