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Angel di Maria turns the TV off whenever “something related to” Manchester United comes on after his short spell at the club, according to Paris Saint-Germain team-mate Marcin Bulka.
The Argentine was signed by Louis van Gaal for a then club-record £59.7m in the summer of 2014 but failed to settle in Manchester and eventually moved to PSG for £44m just a year later.
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Now 32, the winger remains at PSG but has occasionally been linked back with moves to Old Trafford during his five-year stint in the French capital.
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Former Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has praised Bayern Munich midfielder, Serge Gnabry, following the 24-year-old’s impressive display in the Bavarians’ UEFA Champions League round of 16 first-leg 3-0 win over Chelsea on Tuesday night.
Bayern Munich defeated Frank Lampard’s men at Stamford Bridge, thanks to two goals from Serge Gnabry and a strike from Robert Lewandowski.
Wenger, who coached Gnabry during their time at Arsenal before he loaned the Germany international to West Brom, told beIN Sports after the match: “Serge Gnabry has no real limitations,” Wenger told beIN Sports.
“He has pace, power, technical ability, and he is brilliant.
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FILE PHOTO: Different types of contraceptives.
Dr Aminu Magashi, the Coordinator, Africa Health Budget Network (AHBN) said that 88 per cent of married women in the country do not use contraceptives.
Magashi, who is also a Board Member, Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH), said this on Tuesday in Abuja, during a review of the Fertility and Family Planning component of the 2018 Nigeria Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS).
Former Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole wrote to the UN Secretary-General, Authonio Gutherres, and affirmed that “Nigeria is committed to fast track work with local and international NGOs, CSOs, CBOs & Government Agencies … >>> Read Full Story
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By Femi Falana, SAN
In a unanimous judgment delivered on February 14, 2020, the Supreme Court of Nigeria sacked the Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon and his Deputy, Biobarakuma Degi-Eremieoyo who had run on the platform of the All Progressive Congress (APC).
The judgment was nullified on the grounds that Degi-Eremieoyo presented false information to the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) in his nomination form for the governorship election held on November 16, 2019. Consequently, the Court directed INEC to declare the results of the election following the cancellation of the votes scored by the APC in the election. … >>> Read Full Story
Femi Fani-Kayode, a former Aviation Minister has described Olisa Metuh, ex-spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as a political prisoner.
Fani-Kayode stressed that Metuh was allegedly persecuted for standing up against tyranny in Nigeria.
Recall that an Abuja Federal High Court had convicted the former PDP spokesperson for laundering the sum of N400m during the administration of former President, Goodluck Jonathan.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, had charged Metuh alongside his company, Destra Investment Ltd for laundering the sum of N400m meant to prosecute the war against insurgency in the North east during the era of Jonathan.
The anti-graft agency claimed that … >>> Read Full Story
Bernie Sanders: gets more support from African-Americans
U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders has widened his lead for the Democratic presidential nomination and overtaken Joe Biden in support among African Americans – a voting bloc that until now has largely favoured the former vice president, according to a Reuters/Ipsos national poll released on Tuesday.
Among all registered voters, including Republicans, 47% said they would vote for Sanders in a hypothetical general election matchup, while 40% said they would vote for President Donald Trump. Biden also has a 7-point advantage in support if he were the nominee, and Bloomberg would have a 4-point advantage.
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THE West Africa Container Terminal, WACT, has concluded plans to begin the second phase of its facility upgrade within the next 18 months to expand its capacity to take more cargo volumes.
Giving a breakdown of the facility in its phase-two upgrade, WACT’s Commercial Manager, Noah Sheriff, said it will consist of the acquisition of three additional Mobile Harbour Cranes, MHC, to bring the number of MHC at the terminal to five; acquisition of 20 Rubber Tyre Gantry Cranes, RTGs; three Reach Stackers; 13 terminal trucks and trailers and an empty container handler. The upgrade … >>> Read Full Story