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West Ham insist on signing James Tarkowski

Burnley defender James Tarkowski is still one of the most sought after players by West Ham. According to ‘The Sun’, West Ham have once again insisted on his signing in recent days.West Ham are weighing up options in the transfer window to bolster their squad. Although Jesse Lingard’s return is

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NCC boss: Continuous dialogue critical to tackling telecoms industry challenges

The Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof. Umar Garba Danbatta, has said that continuous dialogue between the regulator and its various licensees is central to finding lasting solutions to issues negatively impacting the licensee’s compliance with extant regulations and challenging the growth

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El Salvador buys the dip again amid market sell-offs due to COVID-19 concerns

The President of El Salvador, Nayib Bukele took to Twitter to announce that his nation has bought the dip to the tune of 100 BTC, amid market sell-offs exasperated by a new strain of the COVID-19 virus, which is reportedly vaccine-resistant. The cryptocurrency market suffered a loss as a result of

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Sudan military: Six Sudanese soldiers killed in Ethiopian attack

Six Sudanese soldiers were killed on Saturday in an attack by Ethiopian forces on a Sudanese army post near the border between the countries, Sudanese military sources told Reuters.Sudan’s army said in an earlier statement on Facebook that “groups of the Ethiopian army and militias attacked its forces in Al-Fashaga

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South African Medical Association says new coronavirus variant causes ‘mild disease’

The new Omicron variant of the coronavirus results in mild disease, without prominent syndromes, Angelique Coetzee, the chairwoman of the South African Medical Association, told Sputnik on Saturday.The World Health Organization (WHO) identified on Friday the new South African strain as one of concern, as it is reported to carry

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Dutch set to announce findings on Omicron cases among South Africa travellers

Dutch health authorities were expected to announce on Sunday afternoon how many cases of the Omicron coronavirus variant have been found in the Netherlands after 61 people who flew from South Africa tested positive for coronavirus.The Netherlands’ Institute for Health (RIVM) said on Saturday it believes that the new variant

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Panic as petrol-laden tanker explodes in Abeokuta

A tanker loaded with petrol on Sunday morning exploded around Oju Irin in the Lafenwa area of Abeokuta, Ogun State.Babatunde Akinbiyi, the spokesperson of Traffic Compliance and Enforcement Corps (TRACE), confirmed the incident to journalists, saying the tanker was engulfed in fire due to the uncooperative attitude of people around

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#EndSARS report: SERAP sues President Buhari, wants indicted persons arrested

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and 116 concerned Nigerians have filed a lawsuit asking the Federal High Court in Abuja to “direct and compel President Muhammadu Buhari to take immediate steps to ensure the arrest of soldiers and police officers indicted by the Lagos #EndSARS panel report for

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Oil dips for 5 consecutive weeks over fresh COVID-19 concerns 

The black liquid benchmarks had one of their worst weekly performances last week with both contracts losing over $10 a barrel on Friday, representing their largest one-day drop since April 2020.   Both benchmarks were set to reverse their four-week losing streak, posting over 3% gain as at mid-week. However, a new variant of the

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Gbagyi elders: 11 vigilantes killed, 100 abducted in Niger

No fewer than 100 people have been abducted and 11 vigilante members killed in serial attacks on communities of Shiroro and Munya local government area of Niger State in recent times.Newsmen gathered that the bandits killed 11 of the vigilantes in the Zazzaga and Kachala communities while trying to resist

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