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Tunisia Dumps Madagascar Out Of AFCON, Proceeds To Semi-final

Tunisia were simply too good for Madagascar. But Madagascar were once again disciplined, organised and enterprising, the undisputed sensation of their first Cup of Nations, but Tunisa deservedly advance to meet Senegal in the first of Sunday’s semi-finals. The early stages of the game were tight, with neither side so much as creating and opportunity…

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Panic As Twitter Outage Affects Some Users

Twitter said on Thursday that some users could not access the messaging service amid reports of an outage in some parts of the world. “We are currently investigating issues people are having accessing Twitter,” a spokesperson said in an email. “We’ll keep you updated on what’s happening.” The monitoring website DownDetector showed a series of…

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Senegal Proceeds To AFCON Semi-final After 1-0 Win Over Benin

10-man Benin was brushed aside by Senegal in 1-0 defeat on Wednesday at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, making the Senegalese team progress to the semifinals of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the only goal of the match in the 69th minute. Senegal dominated the first…

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Yahaya Picks Up N22.5m Kogi Governorship Form Amidst Civil Servants, Pensioners Unpaid Salaries Lament

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State has purchased the All Progressive Congress (APC) governorship nomination and expression of interest form for the forthcoming 2019 election for Kogi State. Bello is the first aspirant to pick the form under the APC party after paying N22.5 million. The form was presented to the governor by Alhaji Abubakar…

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Nigeria Ease Past South Africa To Land In AFCON 2019 Semi-final

William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo. Samuel Chukwueze fired the Super Eagles ahead in the first half in front of a healthy, largely pro-Nigerian crowd at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium. But Bongani…

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Governor Sanwo-Olu Declares Lekki, Admiralty Toll Plaza Free On Thursday

The Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has made a declaration that the Lekki Admiralty toll plaza would be free on Thursday, July 11, during the morning and evening peak hours for vehicles plying the route. The toll plaza would be left open between 6.30am -9.30am and 4.30pm -8.00pm. Speaking to the State House correspondents after…

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