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    Traders groan as fire razes Edo market – Punch Newspapers

    A night fire has razed the New Benin Market in the Oredo Local Government Area of Edo State, destroying goods said to be worth millions of naira. It was gathered that the fire, which occurred at about 7.25pm on Sunday, also destroyed over 25 shops at … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    Bouncer, wife killed in Lagos fire – Punch Newspapers

    A bouncer in a Lagos club, Sunday Braimoh, and his wife, Morenikeji, have been burnt to death in a fire incident on Idewu Street, Olodi Apapa, Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the couple were in their room when the fire started on the passageway of … Read more via Punch Newspapers –...
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    219 Inmates — Not 20 As Claimed By NPS — Escaped From Minna Prison, Say Police – Sahara Reporters

    Sunday night’s attack on Minna Medium Security Prison by unknown gunmen resulted in the freeing of 219 inmates rather the 20 claimed by the Nigerian Prisons Service (NPS), the Police has said. After the operation, the NPS had said a prison official and a commercial motorcyclist were killed, …...
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    Cattle rustlers kill 23 in northern Nigeria: official – Nigeria News

    Kano, Nigeria, Cattle thieves have killed 23 people in northern Nigeria’s Zamfara state which has been battling cattle rustling and kidnapping in recent months, a … Read more via Nigeria News – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Russia 2018 squads officially confirmed – world cup 2018 – Google News

    With the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ just ten days away, the full squads for all 32 teamscan finally be confirmed as anticipation for kick off cranks up another notch. The announcement of the 23-man lists confirms the sporting dreams of 736 players, who will all head to the 21st edition of the...
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    Critics Can Only Make Me Better – Onazi Ogenyi Writes - Naijaloaded

    footballer Onazi Ogenyi was heavily criticised during and after last Saturday’s football friendly match between England and Nigeria, which ended 2-1 in favor of England. In a post on Instagram, The 25-year-old Super Eagles and Trabzonspor midfielder said his performance at … read more via...
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    Eden Hazard set to stay and sign new Chelsea deal after Real developments – Metro

    Chelsea’s chances of keeping hold of their star player Eden Hazard have been given a considerable boost by Zinedine Zidane’s departure at Real Madrid last week. Zidane surprisingly left the Bernabeu after guiding Los … read more via Metro – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Mohamed Salah included in final Egypt World Cup squad –

    Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah was included Monday in Egypt’s 2018 World Cup squad despite still underdoing treatment for a shoulder injury he suffered in the Champions League final, the Egyptian Football Association said. Salah, who hit a stunning 44 goals for Liverpool last season in all...
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    Argentina and Barcelona star Lionel Messi poses with goats in photo shoot – lionel messi – Dailymail

    To his legions of admirers around the world, Lionel Messi is the undisputed G.O.A.T. - the Greatest Of All Time. And, as we count down to the Argentina and Barcelona star's latest crack at winning the elusive World Cup, one magazine has taken that literally............ read more via lionel...
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    World Cup 2018: Belgium include Vincent Kompany but Christian Benteke misses out – BBC

    Defender Vincent Kompany has been named in Belgium's 23-man squad for the World Cup despite being an injury doubt - but striker Christian Benteke misses out. Manchester City captain Kompany, 32, suffered a groin .......... read more via world cup 2018 – Google News –
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    Texas woman, 47, admits to shooting and killing her husband because of the family cat - Dailymail

    A Texas woman admitted to shooting dead her husband because he was beating the family cat, according to police. Mary Harrison, 47, was arrested for killing her husband Dexter, 49, … Read more via More Top Stories – Google News – Get More Nigeria Metro News