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Sierra Leonean referee collapses and dies (BBC)

Sierra Leonean referee Victor Marah died after collapsing while officiating a community league football match in Freetown on Tuesday. The incident happened a few minutes before the end of a well-attended match between Kroo Bay and Falcon 12 FC. Attempts…

RedTV launches new web series ‘The Men’s Club’

The trailer for RedTV’s anticipated new Series “The Men’s Club” is out ahead of its October 8th premiere. The series, directed by Tola Odunsi and written by Dami Elebe, promises to be an intriguing watch especially as it stars some…

Banks, fuel supply crippled as Labour strike begins (Vanguard) * Buhari at UNGA, pledges Nigeria’s commitment against tuberculosis (ThisDay)

Banks, fuel supply crippled as Labour strike begins (Vanguard) Distribution of petroleum products, banking and other essential services will be grounded from today as workers in the petroleum, financial, maritime and other sectors of the economy begin a nationwide strike…

No going back on strike – Labour (Vanguard)

The Organised Labour Wednesday insisted that it will proceed with its planned warning strike over the the inability of the Federal Government to continue negotiation on minimum wage. Attempts by the Federal Government to persuade the leadership of the organised…

Fan asked to stay in jail and meet football hero Totti

Fans will often go to unusual lengths to get a selfie alongside their favorite star but not many would consider an extra week in jail as an option. But that’s exactly what happened when it was announced that Francesco Totti…

Spurs’ new stadium ‘will be greatest ever built’ says chief engineer (BBC)

Tottenham’s new stadium will be “the greatest that’s ever been built”, says one of the chief engineers working on the delayed project. The new 62,000-seat arena was due to open on 15 September. It means Spurs play Watford in Milton…

Phil Foden happy to bide his time at Manchester City

Manchester City youngster Phil Foden is adamant that he is in the right place to develop his game despite his limited first-team minutes this season. The 18-year-old scored his first senior goal on a rare start for City during their…

Lil Wayne to release ‘Tha Carter V’ on Friday

Lil Wayne has finally confirmed that anticipated album ‘Tha Carter V’ is finally set to arrive on his birthday – Friday September 28. The record is a direct follow-up to 2011’s ‘Tha Carter IV’, but it has been stuck in…

China doesn’t want me to win upcoming polls, Trump says (Punch)

US President Donald Trump accused China on Wednesday of working against his Republican Party in upcoming midterm polls, saying Beijing wanted to see him suffer an electoral blow because of his hard line on trade. “Regrettably we found that China…

Lampard makes his mark by bucking League Cup trend (Punch)

Former Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard made his mark as a manager with Tuesday’s League Cup win over Manchester United at Old Trafford and says he is enjoying his new role in the game. Lampard’s intelligent and dynamic midfield…

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