Euro 2020 Final: Italy Beat England To End 53 Years Wait

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Italy has beaten England on penalties to win the Euro 2020, denying the Three Lions their first major trophy in 53 years.  One hundred and twenty minutes of pulsating, tension-soaked football was what it took Italy to beat England and end a 53 years wait for a European Championship title on Sunday in Wembley. Both sides were looking at going into the history books when they qualified for the final and it was England who took the initiative early on as Luke Shaw capitalized on poor defending to send the…

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N900m Fraud: Court Remands Ex-JAMB Registrar, Ojerinde in Custody

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The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Tuesday, remanded the former Registrar of the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), in custody. Justice Obiora Egwuatu made the remand order after the Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, arraigned the ex-JAMB Registrar on an 18-count criminal charge. Oyerinde was in the charge marked FHC/ABJ/CR/97/2021 alleged to have committed multiple frauds while he held sway at JAMB. ICPC specifically accused him of complicity in the misappropriation of about N900million belonging to the examination body. However, Defendant, upon…

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EFCC Arrests Wizkid’s Ex-Lover, Omotayo’s Husband, Olawale, Close Ally, Armani Over Alleged $35M Internet Fraud

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Two Lagos big boys and socialites, Boniface Odenigbo Amandianeze, a.k.a Armani and Olasunmbo Olawale Winfunke a.k.a Sunbo, have been arrested and paraded by Nigeria’s anti-graft agency, EFCC, for alleged internet fraud and money laundering. The two suspects, who own popular hangout, Buzz Barr, located on Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, were arrested recently at No 2A and 2B Oniru Estate, Lagos where they both live. According to reports, a large team of EFCC operatives picked up both Armani and Sunbo without warning on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 at about…

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Gunmen Abduct Kogi Prince, Ex-Lawmaker, Others in Abuja

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Gunmen Abduct Kogi Prince, Ex-Lawmaker, Others in Abuja       The Police in the Federal Capital Territory are searching for the abductors of a prince of Igala in Kogi, Frederick Adejoh. The assailants invaded the Tungan Maje community along Zuba-Gwagwalada highway on Thursday. They also kidnapped Friday Sani Makama, a former member of the Kogi House of Assembly and others. The victims were taken from a hotel in Tungan Maje in the Zuba area of Abuja. The whereabouts of Makama, Adejoh, a hotel owner, and an unspecified number of…

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How I Stabbed Super TV CEO to Death, 21-year-old UNILAG Student Speaks

How I Stabbed Super TV CEO to Death, 21-year-old UNILAG Student Speaks       A 21-year-old undergraduate of the University of Lagos, Chidinma Ojukwu, has narrated how she stabbed the Chief Executive Officer of Super TV, Usifo Ataga, to death in the Lekki area of Lagos State. She spoke at the Lagos State Police Command headquarters in Ikeja on Thursday after she was paraded as a suspect by the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu. Odumosu said Ojukwu was arrested at her parents’ residence in the Yaba area of…

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FG Appoints Ighalo National Principal’s Cup Ambassador

The Federal Government has appointed ex-Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, as an Ambassador of the National Principal’s Cup. This was confirmed by the media office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Tuesday. Ighalo paid Dare a visit at the Moshood Abiola Stadium in Abuja which is undergoing rehabilitation. “You have served this country faithfully and you will continue to be a good ambassador of this country,” Dare said. The Minister added, “Note that Principal’s Cup used to be the engine room that supplied most of…

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CAS Reduces Former Nigerian coach Siasia’s FIFA Life Ban To Five Years

The Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS) has reduced the life ban placed on former Nigerian coach, Samson Siasia by FIFA to five years Angeladaviesblog reports.  CAS delivered its long-awaited appeal verdict on Monday, June 21. The court also dismissed the fine of CHF 50,000 (fifty thousand Swiss Francs) he was ordered to pay. “The imposition of a life ban to be disproportionate for a first offence which was committed passively and which had not had an adverse or immediate effect on football stakeholders,” the court said. Siasia was banned…

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Serena Beats Collins to Reach French Open Last 16

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Serena Williams sent out a warning to the rest of the depleted women’s draw on Friday with a dominant straight-sets win over Danielle Collins to reach the French Open last 16 for the first time since 2018. The 39-year-old, still one short of Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles, saw off fellow American Collins 6-4, 6-4, fighting back from 1-4 down in the second set. “I needed to win being down. I needed to find me, know who I am,” said Williams, who had only won…

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Police Confirm Alleged Murder of UNILORIN Student

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The Kwara State Police Command, on Thursday, confirmed the alleged murder of Olajide Omowumi Blessing, a student of the University of Ilorin (UNILORIN). The late 300 level student of Agricultural Science Department, was allegedly raped and murdered at her home in the Tanke area of Ilorin, the state capital. She hailed from Oke-Opin town in Ekiti Local Government Area of the state. The spokesman of the state police command, Mr. Okasanmi Ajayi, confirmed the incident. Angeladaviesblog gathered that “The deceased stayed with her elder sister, who came back from work…

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Mikel Obi Signs New Deal With Stoke City

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Former Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi, has penned a new contract with Stoke City. The midfielder is now tied to the English Championship side for another year. An official statement from the club read, “Contract extensions have been activated to retain the services of defender James Chester and midfielder John Obi Mikel.” Mikel Obi left Turkish Super Lig side Trabzonspor early in 2020 and signed a short-term deal with Stoke. The Potters failed to make the Championship playoffs following their mid-table finish, but the club was impressed with Mikel…

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