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    2019 elections not do or die, says Buhari in New Year message

    Nigeria president Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerian that the 2019 general elections would not be a ‘do or die’ affair. “2019 Elections need not be do or die affair, and we should not approach that eventuality in a democracy with trepidation and mortal fear,” Buhari said in a New Year message. “As I welcome you […] More

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    Kano Assembly passses N219.9bn budget for 2019

    The Kano State House of Assembly on Monday passed into law the 2019 budget of over N219.97 billion presented by Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the House had on Thursday adopted a report of the House Committee on Appropriations presented by its Chairman, Alhaji Tasiu Panisau. Following the presentation […] More

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    Nasri joins West Ham on return from doping ban

    Former French international midfielder Samir Nasri returned to football on Monday following a doping ban by joining English Premier League side West Ham. Nasri will reunite with West Ham manager Manuel Pellegrini, with whom he won one of his two Premier League titles at Manchester City, after joining the Hammers on an initial contract until […] More

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    UN calls for restraint in Bangladesh

    The United Nations called for restraint in Bangladesh on Monday following elections that turned violent and said complaints about the outcome should be addressed through legal means. Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina’s ruling party and its allies won a landslide victory in the vote on Sunday but the main opposition, which won only six seats […] More

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    Institute set to drive innovative marketing 

    In line with modern marketing practices, the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria (NIMN) is poised to impact members with relevant knowledge, trends, and development needed to excel in marketing comparable to their counterparts across the globe, president, Mr. Tony Agenmonmen, assured members during a dinner to induct new fellows in Lagos recently. He said […] More

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    Chelsea break £400m turnover barrier, post £62m profit

    A return to Champions League football and prominent player sales allowed Premier League giants Chelsea to record a record £443.4 million ($562 million) turnover and £62 million profit for the 2017/18 season, the club announced on Monday. Revenue rose 22.7 percent on the previous season thanks in large part to a profit on player sales […] More

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    019: We will deliver Adamawa 100% to Buhari, says Ribadu

    Former EFCC boss, Malam Nuhu Ribadu said he was committed to mobilising Adamawa people with other stakeholders to ensure that President Buhari win in the state by landslide. Ribadu made the commitment Monday in Yola while inaugurating 40 vehicles donated by his support group, Black Cap Revolutionary Movement, for the mobilidation of voters in Adamawa. […] More

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    After midnight: Brisbane match starts in 2018, ends in 2019

    Czech qualifier Marie Bouzkova stunned former US Open champion Samantha Stosur to reach the Brisbane International second round on Monday in a match which started in 2018, spanned midnight and finished in the early hours of 2019. The 20-year-old Bouzkova, ranked at 139 in the world, fought back to claim a 4-6, 6-2, 6-2 win […] More

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    Emery fined £8,000 for kicking water bottle towards fans

    Arsenal manager Unai Emery was fined £8,000 ($10,000) on Monday for kicking a water bottle into the crowd during his side’s Boxing Day draw at Brighton after admitting to a Football Association charge. “Unai Emery has been fined £8,000 after he admitted an FA improper conduct charge and accepted the standard penalty,” English football’s governing […] More

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    Sydney, Hong Kong kick off 2019 parties with dazzling fireworks

    Sydney and Hong Kong put on stunning fireworks displays in a spectacular welcome to the New Year, among the first in a wave of celebrations for billions around the world. Australia’s largest city organised its biggest-ever fireworks display, using a record amount of pyrotechnics as well as new effects. Colours lit up the city’s skyline […] More

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    New year message from Buhari

    Dear compatriots, It is my utmost pleasure to rejoice with all Nigerians as we enter the year 2019, which will be a very significant one for our country… The post New year message from Buhari appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World News. More

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