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    World Trump grumbles that North Korea deal not earning wide praise – AP News

    President Donald Trump says his deal with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un will save tens of millions of people from a potential nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm backing from congressional Republicans, criticism from Democratic opponents … Read...
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    Sports Cristiano Ronaldo ‘accepts two-year prison sentence’ over tax evasion – News

    An agreement has been reached with the State Bar to end the judicial process in which Cristiano Ronaldo was immersed. Christiano Ronaldo has accepted a £16million fine and a two-year suspended prison sentence for tax evasion in Spain. The Portugal and Real … read more via –...
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    Sports Moses, Iheanacho & Mikel key to Nigeria’s World Cup chances, West - News

    The former defender is concerned about the level of experience in Gernot Rohr’s squad for the tournament in Russia Victor Moses, Kelechi Iheanacho and John Obi Mikel are Nigeria’s most important players at the World Cup, former international defender Taribo West says. The trio played an integral...
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    Sports Goldman Sachs’ statistical model predicts a possible group stage exit for Nigeria - Ventures Africa

    Predicting a football game is the shortest walk to disappointment most times; but maybe, as humans, our predictions are mostly clouded by our... Read more via Ventures Africa – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    World Hong Kong scientists say new research points to universal antibody drug for HIV - Reuters

    A team of AIDS researchers in Hong Kong says its new research, tested on mice, indicates a functional cure for HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, eventually leading.... Read more via Reuters – Get more World News
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    World Fewer teens having sex, doing drugs but more are depressed - NBC News

    Fewer high school students are having sex than ever before, federal health officials reported Thursday. And they’re also less likely than some earlier... Read more via NBC News – Get more World News
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    Sports FIFA World Cup: See Starting Eleven Of Portugal vs Spain Match

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    Politics Nigeria now more divided like never before, says Ekweremadu – Punch Newspapers

    The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has said Nigeria is now more divided like never before. He, however, stated that a brilliant outing by the... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics July 14 poll: Ekiti monarchs demand free, fair, credible process – The Sun Newspaper

    The Council of Obas in Ekiti State on Friday demanded for free, fair and credible process ahead of the July 14 governorship poll, and urged the.... Read more via The Sun Newspaper– Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Business Fake Nigeria World Cup Jerseys Fly Off The Shelves – Channels Television

    In Nigeria’s commercial hub, Lagos, the question isn’t whether you’re going to buy the neon green and white zig-zag jersey of the national football team, it’s how much you want to pay. It seems there’s a replica... Read more via Channels Television – Get more...
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    Business We may begin payment of dividend in 2019 — Nigeria Sovereign Investment boss - Premium Times News

    Despite a difficult business year in 2017, the Managing Director/CEO, Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), Uchi Orji, while presenting the.... Read more via Premium Times Newspaper – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Business Japaul Oil, Equity Assurance lead NSE’s N94bn gains – Vanguard Newspaper

    Activity on the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, maintained an upward trajectory this week with Japaul Oil and Maritime Services Plc, Equity Assurance.... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    World Jailed Brazil ex-president Lula now a World Cup commentator – Punch Newspapers

    Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva may be in prison, but that hasn’t stopped a Brazilian TV station from hiring the ex-president as a 2018 World Cup football commentator. “This is not a joke,” said Jose Trajano, who hosts... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get more World News
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    Entertainment Bollywood Bad Boy Back With Eid Blockbuster – Channels Television

    Bollywood bad boy Salman Khan’s first movie since his conviction for shooting dead endangered wildlife opened across India Friday, with analysts predicting.... Read more via Channels Television – Get more Nigeria Entertainment News
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    Sports Morocco 0-1 Iran: Late Own Goal Hurts Atlas Lion – Premium Times Newspaper

    Morocco have lost their first game at the 2018 World Cup in a very painful manner as a late own goal by substitute Aziz Bouhaddouz saw the Atlas Lions fall 1-0 to Iran. In a group that they are both seen as the outsiders, Morocco … Read more via Premium Times Newspaper –...
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    Sports Iceland crowned as champs of economic World Cup – TODAY.NG

    The World Cup has only just kicked off, but a surprise winner has already emerged: Iceland. That’s according to a study looking at which of the... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Metro Herdsmen strike in Benue, kill two brothers, others – Daily Post Newspaper

    No fewer than five persons have been reportedly killed within two days in Logo Local Government Area of Benue State by suspected herdsmen. It was gathered that the attackers, who have taken... Read more via Daily Post Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Family locks up, chains woman to her bed for 20 years over boyfriend – Punch Newspapers

    An Argentine woman, Marisa Almiron, 42, has been freed after being found naked and chained to a bed in a house where she was held captive for 20 years. Almiron spent decades as a prisoner... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Emir Sanusi warns youth against drug abuse – TODAY.NG

    The Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, has warned youths against consumption of illegal drugs. Sanusi made the call while addressing... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Court strikes out N70m suit against ex-Speaker – Vanguard Newspaper

    AN Ogun State High court sitting in Isabo, Abeokuta, yesterday, laid to rest, the lingering legal battle between a former Speaker of ... Read more via Vanguard Newspaper – Get More Nigeria Metro News