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Two-goal Ighalo warms his way into United hearts

6 March 2020 Odion Ighalo did more than strike twice for Manchester United in last night’s 3-0 defeat of Derby County at Pride Park in the fifth round of the FA Cup. The January loan signing went a long way in proving the doubters wrong as he grabbed his third goal in two starts, after opening his account for his …

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Is Rotimi Amaechi behind Dakuku Peterside’s troubles?

6 March 2020 Dakuku Peterside, the political godson of transport minister Rotimi Amaechi, will be replaced as director-general of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) by Bashir Jamoh. Peterside owed his position to his godfather and was appointed in 2016, with his tenure expiring later this month. A highly-placed source at NIMASA revealed to that Jamoh’s elevation …

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Black smoke and no jobs in the oil-rich Niger Delta

5 March 2020 Decades of exposure to gas flaring by the foreign oil refineries in Niger Delta has harmed the health of residents. The thick plumes of toxic smoke are their constant reminder of an industry that gives them nothing more. As passengers travel along Gbaramatu River in the Delta state of Nigeria, fireballs belch out of steel chimneys, lift …

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Six killed in attack on Nigeria military base

4 March 2020 Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch a dawn raid on army base in the town of Damboa, sparking intense fighting. Armed assailants killed four police officers and two civilian militiamen in an attack on a military base in northeast Nigeria‘s Borno state on Wednesday. Suspected Boko Haram fighters in trucks fitted with machine guns launched the dawn raid on the army …

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