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Serie A: Ronaldo brace rescues Juve against Udinese

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice late to rescue a 2-1 win for Juventus at Udinese on Sunday hours after the Turin giants lost their Serie A crown to Inter Milan. Inter broke Juve’s nine-year streak of domestic dominance by clinching their 19th ‘Scudetto’ after nearest rivals Atalanta drew 1-1 at Sassuolo …

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China launches first module for new space station

China launched the first module of its “Heavenly Palace” space station on Thursday, a milestone in Beijing’s ambitious plan to establish a permanent human presence in space. Billions of dollars have been poured into space exploration as China seeks to reflect its rising global stature and growing technological might, following …

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Bayelsa governor canvasses strong voice for Ijaw nation

Applauds INC’s e-voting initiative  Bayelsa State Governor, Douye Diri, has decried absence of a strong and distinct voice for the Ijaw ethnic nationality on issues currently affecting the country.  He said reviving the ethnic group’s foremost socio-cultural organisation, the Ijaw National Congress (INC), was long overdue and therefore called on his …

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COVID-19: Nigeria records 62 new cases, zero deaths

Nigeria on Thursday recorded 62 new COVID-19 infections in 10 states. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) made this known via its verified Twitter handle. The new figure, the NCDC said brings the total number of infections in the country to 165,055. The centre said the new cases were …

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Five killed in Ecuador prison gunfight

A gunfight between inmates in Ecuador left five dead and 15 wounded, authorities said Wednesday, two months after simultaneous riots at four jails claimed 79 lives.x The government’s prison authority tweeted that 37 inmates are under investigation after the latest outbreak of violence at a prison in Guayaquil — one …

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