The process for the Ballon d’Or 2016 is underway. France Football are publishing the list of 30 players who could win the trophy. This year’s Ballon d’Or is judged solely by a panel of journalists after Fifa and France Football decided to part ways. They had originally joined forces to combine the previous Fifa World […]

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Three-time world player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo will have to take on Real Madrid teammate Gareth Bale for the Ballon d’Or. Both were on the 2016 shortlist announced Monday which also featured Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero, Borussia Dortmund’s Gabon striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Juventus veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Ballon d’Or sponsors France Football magazine […]

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The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) on Friday, October 21, 2016 during a press briefing in Abuja accused the Minister of State for Health, Osagie Ehanire of forcefully recalling the suspended Medical Director of Federal Medical Centre (FMC), Owerri, Dr. Angela Uwakwem. JOHESU President, Biobelemoye Josaiah divulged information that reached the union was that the […]

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The executive secretary of the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Dr Carlos Lopes has resigned. The Guinea-Bissau national has overseen the affairs of ECA for four years. Sources claim he could be eyeing an influential position in the African Union (AU). “One of his main achievements while with the ECA was his role […]

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American singer-songwriter named the winner of the 2016 literature prize by the Swedish Academy. The Swedish Academy announced its decision on Thursday, drawing to a close the 2016 Nobel season.   (2062)

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Released Chibok Girls are currently in the custody of the State Security Service says Women Affairs Minister, Jumai Alhassan.

The Minister stated this in a tweet. She also added that the girls will meet Vice President, Osinbajo later today.

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Twenty-one of the 219 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in Nigeria more than two years ago have been released into the custody of the government, a senior official said Thursday. It was not immediately clear how the girls were rescued, but the Nigerian military has launched a large-scale operation in the Boko Haram stronghold Sambisa forest. […]

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