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Watford sack Silva after ‘unwarranted’ Everton approach
Watford announced on Sunday they had sacked manager Marco Silva, blaming an “unwarranted approach” by Premier League rivals Everton for a downturn in results and loss of focus.
The Portuguese coach was a target for the Merseyside club earlier in the campaign after an excellent st...
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PDP flays ex-National Legal Adviser Olusola Oke’s return to APC
Peter Dada, Akure
The Ondo State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party has lambasted Mr. Olusola Oke for returning to the All Progressives Congress.
Oke, a former National Legal Adviser of the PDP, left the APC after the September 3, 2016 primary of the party, for the Alliance...
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Saudi wants OPEC, non-OPEC cooperation extended
Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Khaled al-Faleh on Sunday called for extending cooperation between OPEC and non-OPEC oil producers beyond 2018 after a deal to shore up crude prices.
“We should not limit our efforts to 2018. We need to be talking about a longer framework for our co...
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I don’t understand how babies learn to suck their thumbs – Okunola
A businesswoman, Mrs. Joy Okunola, with a five-month-old baby, shares motherhood experience with MOTUNRAYO JOEL
How did you know you were pregnant?
I noticed I was always feeling tired and nauseous. After I missed my period, I decided to take a home pregnancy test but the result...
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Fire kills 83-year-old woman, 40 goats in Jigawa 
An 83-year-old woman, Malama Sa’adatu Isyaku, was on Saturday killed by fire in Kwajala village of Dutse Local Government Area of Jigawa.
DSP Abdu Jinjiri, the spokesman for the Police Command in Jigawa,  said the fire, which started at about 4:50 a.m, was suspected to have been...
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Nigeria, Saudi record biggest increase in oil output
’Femi Asu
Crude oil production in Nigeria rose by 88,700 barrels per day last month, the second biggest increase among its peers in the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries.
But the fresh threat by Niger Delta militants to attack some oil and gas facilities in the region...
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Terrorist tag: IPOB alleges FG’s plot to frustrate appeal
Tony Okafor
The Indigenous People of Biafra on Saturday alleged that its move to appeal an Abuja Federal High Court judgment was being frustrated by the Federal Government.
It also accused Justice Abdul Kafarati, who delivered the judgment, of complicity.
The court had, last week...
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