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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, 10 Mar 2018 00:34:13 +0100
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ICYMI: Kogi places N5m bounty on Omala killers
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:14:43 +0100
Gbenga Odogun, Lokoja Kogi State Government has offered N5m as a reward for anybody who can volunteer information leading to the arrest of those who allegedly terrorised and killed people in Ojuwo Ajamàgbe and Agbenema in Dekina and Omala local government...
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Okada rider allegedly steals 30 cutlasses
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:14:23 +0100
A 19-year-old commercial motorcyclist, Kayode Alade, was on Wednesday brought before an Okitipupa Magistrates’ Court in Ondo State over alleged theft of 30 pieces of cutlass valued at N45,000. The accused, whose address is unknown, is standing trial...
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FG recovers N9.1bn loot through whistleblowing policy
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 20:12:50 +0100
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, on Wednesday, disclosed that the Federal Government has so far recovered about N9.1bn through its whistleblowing policy introduced to reward informants. She gave a breakdown of the...
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CAF Champions League group draw
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:56:35 +0100
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:47:27 +0100
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Palestinian teen in slap video reaches plea deal
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:10:36 +0100
A Palestinian teenager arrested after a viral video showed her hit two Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank has reached a plea deal with prosecutors to serve eight months in jail, her lawyer said Wednesday. The Israeli military court where Ahed...
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Sanchez admits to rough start at Man United
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:03:37 +0100
Alexis Sanchez confessed on Wednesday to having had a “rough” start at Manchester United where he’s scored only once in 10 matches since his lucrative move from Arsenal in January. The diminutive Chilean forward has been in the eye of...
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Dapchi girls: UNFPA to provide psycho-social support, reproductive healthcare
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 19:00:17 +0100
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16-year-old boy allegedly beats friend to death over a girl
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:48:40 +0100
A 16-year-old Florida boy is suspected of beating his friend to death with a baseball bat, authorities said, alleging that the teen was jealous of his friend’s relationship with a girl. Police say the suspect persuaded friend Giovanni Diaz, 15,...
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UNICEF expresses delight at the return of Dapchi girls
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:19:49 +0100
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:01:15 +0100
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Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:01:15 +0100
   Olusola Fabiyi, Abuja   The Peoples Democratic Party has asked the Federal Government to explain to Nigerians the “real” circumstances that surrounded both the abduction and the alleged release of the Dapchi school girls.   The party...
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ICYMI: I sleep with five men per day –Sex worker
Wed, 21 Mar 2018 18:00:06 +0100
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