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Monthly Archives: August 2023

Champions League Draw: Manchester United drawn with Bayern Munich, nightmare for Newcastle

Manchester United have been drawn with Harry Kane’s Bayern Munich in their Champions League group, while Newcastle were handed the toughest draw with Paris Saint-Germain, Borussia Dortmund and AC Milan. Erik Ten Hag’s side were also paired with FC Copenhagen from Denmark and Turkish side Galatasaray in Group A. As for Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal, who are playing in their first Champions League group-stage campaign in …

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ECOBA Lagos branch presents cash and plaque awards to 2023 graduating students of Edo College

The Lagos branch of Edo College Old Boys Association, ECOBA presented awards and cash prizes to 24 graduating students of the College to encourage excellence in academic work, sports as well as other extracurricular activities. The awards were presented during the 2023 Prize Giving Day of the school In a goodwill message, the Chairman, Board of Administrators, ECOBA Lagos, Education …

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Matheus Nunes to Man City: Premier League champions verbally agree deal to sign Wolves midfielder

Manchester City have reached a verbal agreement with Wolves over a £47.3m deal to sign midfielder Matheus Nunes. The deal for the 25-year-old has not been formally agreed yet but if completed, there will be no add-ons. City had a previous bid for the Portugal international rejected last week, with Wolves believed to be wanting in excess of £60m. Nunes has been absent …

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Former Statistician-General Faults NBS Unemployment Data

A former Statistician-General of the Federation/Chief Executive Officer of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), Dr. Yemi Kale, has criticized the methodology in calculating Nigeria’s unemployment rate from 20 hours to one hour per week. This comes barely a week after the NBS released new data that put employment at 4.1 percent from the 33.1% it was in 2020 when …

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England’s Lauren James handed two-game ban for stepping on Nigeria’s Michelle Alozie

Lauren James has been handed a two-game ban by FIFA following her red card in England’s win over Nigeria on penalties at the Women’s World Cup. James was sent off in the second half of the Lionesses‘ narrow victory in the last-16 on Monday. The Chelsea forward stood on Michelle Alozie in frustration in the 87th minute of the match. England progressed on penalties after a …

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Obaseki pledges extension of internet connectivity to UNIBEN

The Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has pledged to connect the University of Benin (UNIBEN) campus with internet connectivity to enable the management and students of the institution to enjoy free internet services. Obaseki said this while giving his remarks at the League of Brainiacs, an academic competition between 15 faculties of the institution, held at the school premises, …

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