Daily Archive: January 9, 2019

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NIGERIAN Army Frees Detained Journalist

  NIGERIA’S military has released an editor two days after detaining him over an article about a planned offensive against Islamist militants in the northeast, his newspaper said.Soldiers raided the Daily Trust’s offices in the...

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PRESIDENT Buhari Reads Riot Act To Army Officers

NIGERIAN President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday asked military officers harbouring political ambitions to resign or stick to their professional responsibilities of protecting the territorial integrity of the country. The President, who noted that democracy...

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WORLD Number One Halep Shocked In Sydney

  WORLD number one Simona Halep’s preparations for next week’s Australian Open suffered a huge setback today when she was bundled out of the Sydney International at the first hurdle. The Romanian hadn’t played since...

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STOKE Appoint Luton Boss Jones As New Manager

  STOKE City have appointed Luton Town coach Nathan Jones as their new manager after the sacking of Gary Rowett, the Championship club (tier-two) said today. Jones led Luton to promotion from the fourth division...

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AND Iniesta Apologises Over Blackface Photo

  BARCELONA legend Andres Iniesta has apologised after posting a photo on social media with two people in blackface as part of Epiphany celebrations. The 34-year-old superstar who currently plays at Japan’s Vissel Kobe had...