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  Diego Costa has agreed a new five-year contract at Chelsea which will see him earn at least £220,000 per week, according to The Sun. The striker has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge over the past 12 months, but the Blues have now moved to secure the …

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No more reason to stay in athletics, says Bolt

  Jamaican sprint great Usain Bolt says he has no regrets about his decision to retire from athletics in 2017 as he has accomplished everything he wants to in the sport. Bolt will hang up his spikes following the world championships in London in August, bringing the curtain down on …

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Chinese-made passenger drone to fly in Dubai

Dubai hopes to have a passenger-carrying drone regularly buzzing through the skyline of this futuristic city-state in July. The arrival of the Chinese-made EHang 184 — which already has had its flying debut over Dubai’s iconic, sail-shaped Burj al-Arab skyscraper hotel — comes as the Emirati city also has partnered …

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Champions League: PSG stun Barcelona in Paris

Paris Saint Germain’s Angel Di Maria, Edinson Cavani and Julian Draxler made today’s Valentine Day a horrible one for Barcelona as PSG walloped the Spanish giants 4-0 in the first leg of the Champions League Round of 16. Di Maria opened scoring in the 18th minute with a free kick and …

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Gov. Ambode approves increase in BRT, LAGBUS fare

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, has approved fare increase for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and LAGBUS and this change is to take effect from March 1, 2017. This was made known by Engr. Abiodun Dabiri, LAMATA Managing Director, who addressed journalists at Bagauda Kaltho Press Centre, Alausa, on Monday. …

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FG to partner all stakeholders in Niger Delta, Osinbajo

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo told a meeting of Niger Delta leaders in Rivers State on Monday that the Buhari administration is prepared to begin a partnership with all the stakeholders in the region as he also rolled out the government plans to develop the long neglected region . According to …

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Justin Trudeau says he cannot “lecture” Trump over his travel ban

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says he cannot “lecture” President Donald Trump over his controversial travel ban on seven Muslim–majority countries. On Monday, the Canadian premier met Trump at the White House, where the new president continued promoting his policies, including an executive order, known as the Muslim ban, which …

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Ghana to introduces free secondary education by September

The President of Ghana, Mr. Nana Akufo-Addo, has promised that the government will introduce free secondary education beginning from September. President Akufo-Addo said the government would fund the cost of public Senior High Schools (SHS) for all those who qualify from the 2017/2018 academic year. “By free SHS, we mean …

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