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Neymar’s best years are behind him
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Neymar’s best years are behind him

The former Parc des Princes favourite has suggested that the world's most expensive player is now past his prime Neymar's "best years are behind him" according to David Ginola, who says the Brazilian's new deal will be meaningless unless Paris Saint-Germain can also tie Kylian Mbappe down to fresh terms. Neymar put an end to speculation over his future at Parc des Princes by signing a new four-season contract last week, which includes the option of an extra year. Ginola was pleased to see the 29-year-old commit to a long-term stay but thinks it's far more important for PSG to sort out an extension for Mbappe, who he believes still has a lot more potential to unlock.
Slain jobseeker: Mob vandalises Akwa Ibom alleged serial r.a.p.i.s.t’s house, ‘arrests’ father
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Slain jobseeker: Mob vandalises Akwa Ibom alleged serial r.a.p.i.s.t’s house, ‘arrests’ father

Youths from Nnung Ikono Obio in the Oruan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, on Tuesday, stormed the family house of Uduak Akpan, the prime suspect in the murder of a jobseeker, Iniubong Umoren, and vandalised it. It was gathered that the youth took the action after setting ablaze the security post of the one-storey building. Sources told one of punch correspondents that the youth carted away all the properties in the building and took the father of the suspected killer to the police. “They broke the windows and the glass doors with pebbles and sticks, and carted away everything in the building,” the source said. Iniubong was allegedly lured, abducted and s£xually abused to death by Akpan, who hails from the local government. The youth explained that their action was ...
Canelo Alvarez Claims He Would Have Knocked Floyd Mayweather Out In His Prime
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Canelo Alvarez Claims He Would Have Knocked Floyd Mayweather Out In His Prime

Canelo Alvarez has claimed Floyd Mayweather wouldn't have faced him if both were in their primes, saying he'd have knocked the undefeated retired boxer out. Right now there is no better, or more famous, boxer in the world than Canelo. He has very much taken over from Mayweather as the sport's big ticket fighter. The two men faced in 2013, where 'Money' handed the Mexican his first, and still only, loss in professional boxing, with Canelo just 23-years-old. There has long been discussion about the fact that the super middleweight world champion wasn't in his prime yet when he faced Mayweather, and how different the fight might have been if he was. Canelo, who faces Billy Joe Saunders next week, has now answered that question himself, claiming he would hand the American his f...
Mike Tyson Claims He Would Destroy Tyson Fury And Anthony Joshua In His Prime But Loose To Mohammed Ali
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Mike Tyson Claims He Would Destroy Tyson Fury And Anthony Joshua In His Prime But Loose To Mohammed Ali

The American boxer retired in 2005 , but he still reigns as the youngest heavyweight champion of all time at 20 years of age . The 53 year old was asked by fans online , on how he would do against Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. Tyson replied and said , “they are really good fighters and I respect all their skills , it would definitely be very tough fighting them . But if I was in 20 years old and I went against them , I will knock both boxers out. But Mohammed Ali is a different type of boxer , and I don’t think I would have one against him , even in my prime .
Theresa May To Make Statement After Brexit Cabinet Talks
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Theresa May To Make Statement After Brexit Cabinet Talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday she will seek another “short” extension of Brexit in order to pass the deal she agreed with the European Union. May came out of seven hours of crunch talks with her ministers and also offered to meet opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn for negotiation on a joint approach that could break the current impasse in parliament. “Leaving with a deal is the best solution,” May said from her Downing Street office in nationally-televised remarks. “We will need a further extension to Article 50, one that is as short as possible, and which ends when we pass a deal,” she said. Article 50 is the withdrawal notice May sent to Brussels in March 2017. EU leaders have agreed to extend the original March 29 Brexit deadline until April 12...
Pound Under Pressure Ahead Of Brexit Summit
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Pound Under Pressure Ahead Of Brexit Summit

The pound fell further ahead of a key Brexit summit in Brussels on Thursday, while equities investors tried to come to grips with an unexpectedly dovish message from the US Federal Reserve. Sterling, seen as a barometer for Britain’s long-running Brexit saga, remained on the backfoot over fears that the country could crash out of the EU without a deal continued to fester. British Prime Minister Theresa May was back in Brussels on a last-gasp mission to beg EU leaders for more time to deliver a Brexit deal that was twice rejected by her own parliament. May has declared that she is “determined” to deliver Brexit, after formally requesting a three-month delay on Wednesday. However, investor fears persist that the 27 other EU leaders could refuse the request, potentially sending Br...
Gonzalo Higuain told not to “Show His Face in Milan again” by Italy’s Deputy PM
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Gonzalo Higuain told not to “Show His Face in Milan again” by Italy’s Deputy PM

Italy’s deputy Prime Minister Matteo Salvini has labelled Chelsea striker Gonzalo Higuain a “mercenary” and says the Argentine won’t be welcome back in Milan. The outspoken right-wing politician made his comments in the wake of the 31-year-old’s move to Stamford Bridge, which came just half a season after his arrival at San Siro on loan from Juventus. Salvini had already spoken of his happiness at seeing the back of the Argentina international, who scored six Serie A goals in 15 games for the Rossoneri this season, and hit out again on Monday. “I hope Higuain doesn’t show his face in Milan again,” Salvini said to Corriere della Sera. “He behaved disgracefully and I don’t like mercenaries, but we’ve become very competitive without him.” Higuain made his Ch...
Meek Mill gives business advice to rappers
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Meek Mill gives business advice to rappers

American rapper Meek Mill gives business advice to rappers whom he believes are making so much money in their prime. In a post he made via his official Twitter handle, Meek wants his fellow rappers to start investing while the cash is flowing in now as they may not have the strength to work harder when they get older. He wrote: PSA: 2019 all rappers let’s start having a property and owning business challenge instead of Jewelery jets and cars,keep it up to par but let’s switch it up and level up so we can have money when we 50+ from years of hard work and grinding! Smarten up!! PSA: 2019 all rappers let’s start having a property and owning business challenge instead of Jewelery jets and cars,keep it up to par but let’s switch it up and level up so we can have money when we 50+...
Theresa May Survives Confidence Vote, to Remain UK Prime Minister
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Theresa May Survives Confidence Vote, to Remain UK Prime Minister

Theresa May survived the confidence vote spearheaded by 8 Conservative rebel MPs, and will now be immune from leadership challenge for a year. Theresa May who vowed to deliver the Brexit “people voted for” but said she had listened to the concerns of MPs who voted against her, secured 63% of the total vote. Theresa May who survived the confidence vote, won with a majority of 83, with 63% of Conservative MPs backing her and 37% voting against her. However while supporters urged the party to move on, critics said losing the support of a third of MPs was “devastating”. The secret ballot was triggered by 48 of her MPs angry at her Brexit policy, which they say betrays the 2016 referendum result. In a defiant statement earlier outside her Downing Street office, the prime minister s...
Tiv Community Leader Kills, Buries Corp Over N120,000 Debt in Ogun
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Tiv Community Leader Kills, Buries Corp Over N120,000 Debt in Ogun

The Ogun Police Command yesterday paraded a Tiv Community leader in Opeji, Odeda Local Government Area of the state, Jonathan Tsekar, for allegedly killing a police corporal, Gbenga Adeboyejo over N120,000. It was gathered that the suspect and the victim, who was attached to Odeda Divisional Police, were engaged in a charcoal business before the relationship turned sour. Tiv community leader kills, buries cop over N120,000 debt in Ogun The Commissioner of Police, Ahmed Illiyasu, yesterday led his men to exhume the corpse of the victim allegedly buried by the suspect in a shallow grave at Opeji village. Illiyasu who paraded the suspect before newsmen at the crime scene disclosed that he allegedly committed the murder on November 24, 2018. According to him, the deceased was re...
“Buhari Is Too Old. Based On Academic Record, He Won’t Even Be Hired To Manage A KFC Outlet” – Reno Omokri
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“Buhari Is Too Old. Based On Academic Record, He Won’t Even Be Hired To Manage A KFC Outlet” – Reno Omokri

Nigerian politician and religious activist, Reno Omokri has once again taken to social media to lambaste the first citizen of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari. The journalist, on his column in Thisday Newspaper today plainly put it that based on academic record, the 76-year old won’t even be hired to manage a KFC outlet. “President Buhari, who is 76 years old this year (his football age), has taught me awisdom. It is foolish to equate wisdom with age. For most people, even some Presidents, age comes alone. Based on academic record, Buhari won’t even be hired to manage a KFC outlet”.. he wrote. Read his full write-up below… What possessed President Muhammadu Buhari to go to Ghana for the 71st Independence Anniversary and promise them to help fight corruption? Does the Pr...
Netanyahu Asks ICRC To Help Return Soldiers Remains From Gaza
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Netanyahu Asks ICRC To Help Return Soldiers Remains From Gaza

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called Wednesday for the International Committee of the Red Cross to help return civilians and the bodies of soldiers held in Gaza as he met the organisation’s head. “We are concerned about this unbelievable cruelty,” Netanyahu said after talks with ICRC president Peter Maurer, who is on a three-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. Two Israeli soldiers, Oron Shaul and Hadar Goldin, are believed to have been killed in the 2014 war in the Gaza Strip and their remains held by the Islamic movement Hamas which runs the Palestinian territory. Three Israeli civilians, all said to be mentally unstable, are also believed to have entered Gaza and to be held by Hamas. The ICRC can help in “retrieving the bodies of our fallen soldie...
23 Mar, 2011 – Portuguese Prime Minister Resigns
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23 Mar, 2011 – Portuguese Prime Minister Resigns

23rd March, 2011 : The Prime Minister of Portugal, Jose Socrates, resigned after his austerity budget failed to pass in parliament. Failure to pass the budget meant that Portugal would likely join the ranks of Greece and Ireland in the European Union, and would need help from a bailout package similar to the ones that those two countries received in 2010. The budget aimed at tackling the harsh economic situation in the country included tax rises and spending cuts, however the five opposition parties all voted against it.
21 Mar, 1981 – England Charles / Diana Wedding
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21 Mar, 1981 – England Charles / Diana Wedding

21st March, 1981 : A procession was planned for the Prince Charles and Princess Diana wedding. Standing room spaces along this parade route were being offered from 90 pounds ($200.00) each on up. These spaces were being sold by offices located in prime spots offering spectacular view of this day�s festivities. This royal procession route started from the Buckingham Palace to the St. Paul Cathedral where the wedding took place.

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