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Besiktas defender risks jail over referee rant

Turkish international defender Caner Erkin, who plays for Istanbul side Besiktas, risks up to two years in jail over an expletive-strewn rant at a referee last year, reports said Tuesday. Istanbul prosecutors have charged Erkin with insulting an official responsible for public order and asked for between one to two years in jail for the […]
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Sat, 19 May 2018 17:18:48 +0200
If the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, thought she was being frugal by wearing an old dress to the wedding of her brother-in-law on Saturday, she was mistaken. Prince Harry and Meghan Markle were joined in holy wedlock on Saturday at St Georges...
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Lagos hails Dangote’s decision to employ LSETF’s trainees
Wed, 16 May 2018 03:07:25 +0200
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Enemies within Oyo APC benefitted from my government –Ajimobi
Tue, 15 May 2018 02:18:38 +0200
Femi Atoyebi The Oyo State Governor Abiola Ajimobi, has alleged that some of those who are against him in the Oyo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress benefitted from his administration through political appointments he offered them. The governor...
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Catholics protest as two priests,17 others, slain by herdsmen buried
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:08:06 +0200
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BREAKING: Ondo lawmakers impeach Deputy Speaker
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:04:53 +0200
Peter Dada, Akure The Deputy Speaker of the Ondo State House of Assembly, Mr. Iroju Ogundeji, has been impeached by his colleagues in the House. The impeachment took place during the plenary session of the Assembly on Tuesday (today). Ogundeji, who represents...
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Customs boss, Ahmed Ali, leads Buhari Support Organisation to Presidential Villa
Tue, 22 May 2018 15:02:31 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Comptroller-General of the Nigerian Customs Service, Ahmed Ali, has led members of the Buhari Support Organisation to the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to see the President. SEE ALSO:  BREAKING: Ondo lawmakers impeach Deputy...
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“It’s their turn” – McDermott urges Liverpool to draw on spirit of ’81
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:47:32 +0200
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FIFA approves design of Russia 2018 World Cup Fan Houses abroad
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:41:46 +0200
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BREAKING: Buhari meets Senate delegation over IG-senators face-off
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:31:23 +0200
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting some senators at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The senators were those delegated to meet the President over the face-off between the Senate and the Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim...
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Outbreak of deadly Nipah virus claims 10 in India
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:23:08 +0200
The death toll from an outbreak of the rare Nipah virus in southern India jumped to 10 Tuesday with more than 90 people quarantined to try to stem the spread of the disease, officials said. With tests from other suspect deaths awaited, authorities in...
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Alleged N500m Diezani bribe: Court denies Mukhtar Shagari, four others bail
Tue, 22 May 2018 14:16:58 +0200
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Tue, 22 May 2018 14:00:25 +0200
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Nigerians must co-operate in the fight against drug abuse —Okoli
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:54:26 +0200
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Back among the best: Klopp instills new belief in Liverpool
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:54:24 +0200
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UPDATED: Omo-Agege appears before National Assembly probe panel over Mace theft
Tue, 22 May 2018 13:31:17 +0200
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