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Jubilation in Gambia as Jammeh suffers defeat after 22 years in power

Jubilation in Gambia of Jammeh's defeat

There is wild jubilation in Gambia as Yahya Jammeh, the country’s authoritarian president of 22 years, suffered a surprise defeat in presidential election. He will be replaced by a property developer, Adama Barrow, who won more than 45% of the vote. Mr Jammeh, who came to power in a coup in 1994, has not yet […]

Winners of Kwara mini-marathon gets N2m scholarship

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State

The Skylarks’ Club of Omu Aran, headquarters of Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara, says it will award N200,000 scholarship to each winner of the community-organised mini-marathon. A member of the social club, Alhaji Ali Durotoye, disclosed this on Friday. Durotoye said that the club was putting the event together to encourage sports and education […]

Gov. Ugwuanyi assures of support for NPFL Super4

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State

The League Management Company (LMC) says the Enugu State Government has assured it and football fans of a successful hosting of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super4 tournament. LMC’s Head of Special Projects, Harry Iwuala, said in a statement on Friday that the assurances were conveyed to the LMC through the State Commissioner for […]

18 killed as passenger bus plunges into lake

China bus which plunged into a lake being lifted by a crane

Chinese authorities say 18 people have died and two more are in hospital after a small passenger bus plunged into a lake in the central province of Hubei early Friday morning. The provincial government said on an official website that two people survived the accident near the city of Ezhou and the bus driver has […]

Blatter set to learn ban appeal

Sepp Blatter, former FIFA President

Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter will learn Monday whether his appeal against a six-year ban from football has been successful, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) said on Friday. Once the most powerful man in football, Blatter is serving a ban for ethics violations relating to a suspect $2 million payment he authorized in […]

United avoid Liverpool in EFL Cup semi-final

Mourinho and Klopp

Manchester United will play Hull in the semi-finals of the EFL Cup, while Liverpool will take on Southampton. United, who beat West Ham 4-1 in the last eight, will play the first leg of their semi-final at Old Trafford. Southampton, comfortable winners over Arsenal on Wednesday, will host in-form Liverpool at St Mary’s before the […]

Zidane’s son scores on Real Madrid debut

Enzo celebrates his first senior goal for Real Madrid

Zinedine Zidane’s son Enzo scored 18 minutes into his Real Madrid debut – with his first shot for the club. The 21-year-old midfielder was brought on by his father, the Madrid coach, at half-time in their Copa del Rey victory over Cultural Leonesa at the Bernabeu. Madrid won the tie 6-1, beating their third-tier opponents […]

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