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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2020

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2020

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CITYNEWS NIGERIA BRINGS YOU NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 2ND DECEMBER 2020.

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*THE NATION*

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Maradona took deadly drug for bipolar disorder

Odusanya wins record sixth Asoju Oba Cup

COVID-19 struck Hamilton to miss Sakhir GP

WAFU U20 Tourney: Sanusi offers tips to Flying Eagles

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Minister predicts basketball revolution

DTigers coach counts Afrobasket success

Thomas Bach unopposed for IOC re-election

Southwest leaders seek presidents action on El-Rufai Report

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Ex-Daily Trust Editors join online newspaper

925 names smuggled into Constables recruitment list

Senate: Buhari govt has failed to secure Nigerians

Cowardly insurgents remain degraded, says Lai Mohammed

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Dollar savers offload deposits as naira exchanges for N490/$

Poor tax remittances weaken developing economies, says SGF

Dont destroy projects sited in your communities, Fed Govt warns Nigerians

Boko Haram: Army demotes General over leaked video

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Pressure mounts on APC, PDP to respect zoning

The Milkmaid is Nigerias official submission for Oscars

May & Baker Nigeria grows Q3 profit by 44% to N1b

CSCS wins BAFI award

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Shareholders okay Olushekun, others for Cutix board

Boosting low-cost deposits with digital banking

NNPC opens bid for PHRC rehabilitation contract

Stakeholders push for effective agric extension service

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NAICOM, Foundation partner to deepen micro insurance

CBN to fund CNG infrastructure with N250b

Budget 2021: Buhari transmits Finance Bill 2020 to National Assembly

Half year real GDP stands at 12.18 per cent

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As bandits overrun the North

Re-imagining Africa after Trump

Killing of farmers in Borno: Nigeria sitting on keg of gunpowder

*VANGUARD*

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Zabarmari killings: Osinbajo says local intelligence needed to deal with B/Haram

NIWA unveils plan to float new jetty in Badagry

Nigeria among first countries to develop cheaper, fastest COVID-19 kits, says Osinbajo

Ogun Assembly reads riot act to land grabbers

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Kogi to train, employ 200 midwives, 100 nurses for rural areas

No evidence of widespread voter fraud yet ‘ U.S. Attorney General

MRA condemns blocking of websites associated with #EndSARS protests

Spotify’s most-streamed song in 2020 should thank TikTok and lockdown

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Nigeria’s gas programme to create 2m jobs annually ‘ Minister

NERC working against electricity consumers ‘ group alleges

Envoy lauds 60 years of bilateral cooperation between Israel, Nigeria

Julius Berger in Minna for reconstruction of 6-Number Roads in Tunga

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COF Abuja donates items, cash to support Mother Theresa Children’s Home

Stakeholders call for stable power supply to tackle youth unemployment

FCTA to partner owners of uncompleted structures on completion

Adekola honored at 39th National conference of the association of community Pharmacist in Nigeria

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FG to deliver over 1,000 gas-powered buses to organized labour ‘ Sylva

Osun monarchs commend Oyetola over infrastructural spread

Need for action against online pests

2023: Rotimi Amaechi backs Fashola on zoning

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DESIEC creates 34 new wards, fixes Delta local govt election for March 6

Bayelsa by-election: We will emerge victorious ‘ PDP boasts

Imo governor moves to scale up IGR, sets up ISAMATA caretaker committee

BREAKING: Senate confirms Mahmood Yakubu as INEC Chairman

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Customs strike force intercepts N767m worth of goods in 3wks

Claim of Eastern ports revival misleading ‘ Nwokeoji

Deep Blue Project: Minister threaten to withhold contractor’s fee

Action Committee on AfCFTA partners NSC on transportation infrastructure deficit

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Updates on the transformations at the Nigerian Ports Authority

Customs explains multiple import counter-check system

Task Force to dismantle multiple illegal checkpoints

Nigerian Maritime University commence moves to get IMO accreditation

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Maritime Security: FG plans to spend N8.9bn on boat rentals

Ultimus Holdings to invest $2bn in Nigeria, others

Airopay expands fintech space, broadens cashless economy

Expired Nigeria satellites to be replaced soon

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Women in Tech: WITIN inducts 16-advisory board members

Top CIOs receive awards for deepening tech ecosystem

Samsung may discontinue high-end Galaxy Note smartphones ‘ sources

Desmond Ovbiagele’s ‘The Milkmaid’ is Nigeria’s submission for 2021 OSCARS

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Nigeria’s poverty capital status: Solution (3)

COVID-19 safety protocols, rundown facilities may further stall universities’ reopening ‘ Investigation

PharmAccess Foundation, MSD partner to improve reproductive, maternal, newborn, child health

*THISDAY*

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New Solution Saves TCO, Boosts Efficiency at Telecoms Sites

Huawei Introduces Key Architecture Index to Drive 5G Acceleration

Lagos Targets 90% Budget Performance in 2020

AfDB Invests $5m in Clean Cooking Solution

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Export: FG Highlight Action Plans Ahead January 2021 AfCFTA

Expert Advises FG to Cede 50% of Oil Royalties to Host Communities

NGO Explores Technology for Civic Space

Afreximbank Launches MANSA, Africas Digital Due Diligence Repository

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Proposed Medical Free Zone to Curb Capital Flight, Says NEPZA Boss

Lack of Business Devt Services Bane of MSMEs, Says Katagum

Recession: NACCIMA Calls for OPS Involvement in Policy Formulation

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FG Inaugurates Jigawa Power Substation, Warns Vandals

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FG Harps on Merit, Performance-based System in Public Service

UBA Wins BAFI Awards

US Soybean Export Council to Establish Excellence Centres in Nigeria

Stanbic IBTC Pension Welcomes Transfer Window

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FG Urged to Develop Robust Retirement Plan

UBA: Becoming Depositors Favourite

9M: May & Baker Nigeria Grows Profit by 44% to N1bn

BudgIT Urges FG to Prioritise Capital Projects that Deliver Value

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Nanono Orders Increased Production of Rice, Maize to Boost Food Security

Stakeholders Seek More Human Capital Investments

House to Probe Alleged Fraud in IPPIS

Is Olajide Adediran the David of Lagos State

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In Pursuit of Electoral Reforms that Serve the Common Good

THE ZABARMARI MASSACRE

DTigers American Coach, Brown, Rates African Basketball High

Covid-19 Knocks off Aston Villa, Newcastle Friday Clash

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Basketball to Experience Revolution in Nigeria Soon, Says Sports Minister

NFF Presidency: Pinnick Restates No Third Term Ambition

*PUNCH*

PDP withdraws from Kano LG polls

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BREAKING: Ex-NCAA DG Muhtar Usman is dead

N69.4bn debt: Court to rule on Jimoh Ibrahims seized property Jan 12

Swedish-Nigerian jailed four years for child trafficking in Akwa Ibom

US judge blocks Trump rules on tech visas

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Some states yet to pay minimum wage, NLC laments

Reps fault British parliament over looting allegation against Gowon

North-East govs back Zulum, want mercenaries against Boko Haram

Members at war: Why Ondo Assembly crisis has yet to end

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Autogasll be cheaper than petrol, FG insists

FG inaugurates task force on expatriate quota violations

Solar power programmell generate N7bn tax revenues annually FG

One dead as APC sweeps Borno council polls

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La Liga president Tebas hopes for fans return in January

Maina will be extradited to Nigeria soon Police

Buhari writes NAssembly, seeks approval for Finance Bill

Stock market extends gains by N55bn

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138 miners seek N14.6bn for projects FG

Economy: Buhari thanks Nigerians for patience

MSMEs make informal payments to fast-track FIRS processes Report

Ibom Air recorded 300,000 passengers in one year Airline

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Eterna targets N21bn turnover in Q1 2021

Abuja light rail awaits PTFs order to resume operations

Solar power programmell generate N7bn tax revenues annually FG

Itll be cheaper to run gas-fired vehicles FG

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NCAA warns airlines about adverse weather

Anchor pays N957m claims in 10 months

European shares rise on vaccine hopes

Fidelity Bank gets recognition

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Firm drives SMEs growth for economic devt

Forex liquidity presents risks to Nigerian banks ratings Fitch

Digital Encode co-founder joins Forbes Technology Council

Collaboration, key to successful remote work Expert

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Cutix gets new directors, auditor

Unilever Nigeria appoints new director

May & Baker appoints new MD

Borno massacre: Boko Haram mounts checkpoints, collects levies, says Senate, Reps invite Buhari

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Terrorism: Dont unfreeze #EndSARS campaigners accounts, CBN begs court

Forbes names Okonjo-Iweala Africa Person of the Year 2020

Ekiti, AIbom, Taraba, others renew call for state police

Its hate speech saying ex-govs in Senate to sleep Orji

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17 corps members test positive for COVID-19 in Abia

Troops killed five bandits, rescued nine in Kaduna Govt

*THE SUN*

Envoy lauds 60 years of bilateral cooperation between Israel, Nigeria

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DICON, NMDC sign MoU to boost research, local production of military equipment

NiDCOM congratulates Adeyemo on his nomination as US Deputy Treasury Secretary

Dabiri-Erewa commends CBN for Diaspora-friendly Forex policy

HIV/AIDS prevalence drops to 0.4 in Bauchi

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Okonjo-Iweala to speak at WISCAR’s 2020 virtual leadership, mentoring conference

Why Nigeria is not moving forward Rev. Agwu

AFCON 2021 Qualifier: Super Eagles may return to Lagos against Lesotho

Ndidi goes spiritual over injury

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Villarreal coach tells Real, Man U

Oshoala nominated for UEFA Fans’ Team of the Year

Countdown to 2021 Lagos City Marathon: Our elite field good for a World Athletics Gold Label- Alli

Basketball ‘ll soon experience revolution ‘ Minister

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GOTV Boxing Night: Opaleye, OSABA boss, lauds new Bantamweight champion

More than 1 billion people’ll have access to 5G by end of 2020

MTN introduces Zigi,new digital online assistant

Finance Bill: Buhari writes Senate, seeks approval

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NAICOM grants underwriters leeway to operate microinsurance business

Collapsed agric extension services hampering food security ‘Nanono

Implementation of SDGs framework has commenced ‘FG

Miners without valid documents, won’t access N5bn facility ‘FG

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Nigeria needs PPP to bridge transport challenges ‘Gowon

Court extends order restraining NPA from INTELS’ berths at Onne port

Annual Lagos international maritime week starts December 8

We didnt attack Wikes fathers church IPOB

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Kogi presents N130bn budget

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FG sets up task force on enforcement of expatriates quota, business permit

Aged laud AbdulRazaqs gesture

Delta to conduct LG polls in 500 wards

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Pension: Enugu begins verification

Gowon: Reps summon British envoy

Govs hold emergency meeting over insecurity

2021 Budget: Buhari transmits Finance Bill 2020 to NASS

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Nasarawa APC chairmans killer arrested Gov Sule

Boko Haram and Islamist separatism in northern Nigeria

Hacks, not ‘hack writers

Trumping Trump through binding Biden

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Nigeria’s worsening state of insecurity

Hidden knowledge on why people suffer (14)

Rage over fuel price increase

INEC, NASS and financial reports of political parties

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The Apology ASUU owes Ngige

Emefiele deserves garland, not guillotine

Halting the rape epidemic

Just in: The Milkmaid is Nigerias submission for Oscars

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*GUARDIAN*

How Lagos East bye-election will change face of democracy, by Olukunle

Four nabbed in alleged sale of baby for N300, 000 in Katsina

Kogi proposes N130 billion as 2021 budget

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Obasanjo fears for democracy, seeks strong drug laws in Central, West Africa

Police arrest suspected killer of Nasarawa APC chair

Enugu begins pensions verification exercise

Suspected looters shoot DPO in Benue

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Police move to return Maina from Niger

Condemnation trails calls for dissolution, probe of Ohanaeze Ndigbo

Urhobo leaders seek investors in agriculture sector

Which Americans will get the Covid vaccine first

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Odusanya sets record of most wins at Asoju Oba Cup

Ronaldo has Maradona’s passion, Messi ‘nothing,’ says Benfica coach

140 basketballers jostle to represent Nigeria at Tokyo Olympics

Bach to run unopposed for second term as IOC president

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Akwa Ibom boxing boss tasks coaches, stakeholders on talent development

Real Madrid beaten by Shakhtar again, leaving Champions League hopes in balance

Newcastle game with Villa postponed due to Covid outbreak

World airlines rally governments to financial, regulatory support

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FCCPC unveils new merger review regulations, ancillary instruments

FG begins disbursement of transport support scheme

How businesses can get access to finance, by experts

FG boosts rural electrification in Ebonyi, inaugurates 100KWP solar hybrid

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Stakeholders advocate collaboration between regulators, operators

World’s first zero-emission container vessel delivered

Comercio Partners emerges best boutique investment bank

NIMASA is committed to capacity building, says DG

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Stock market resumes December upbeat as capitalisation rises by N55b

Household Internet access in urban areas twice as high as in rural

NCC boss, Danbatta for ZIK award

ATCON targets telecoms bank for infrastructure development

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Nomination for 2021 GAGE awards begins today

Coronavirus diary – Part 35

The irenic Clark ‘ A tribute

Aviation bailout and Senate’s strange oversight

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The way we are

Recession analysts or Alice in Wonderland

Is there a government by gunmen’ – Part 3

Who said the Igbo hate Tinubu

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Northern elders ask Buhari to resign over insecurity

Continued border closure negates AfCFTA’s liberalisation agenda’, says MAN

NBC ex-DG loses bid to stop trial over alleged N2.5b fraud

Dare predicts basketball revolution in Nigeria

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*TRIBUNE*

SOWREPUBLIC To Build A One Trillion Dollar Economy Across Third World Nations Over The Next Ten Years Using Blockchain Cryptocurrency

Equities market posts sixth-day gain despite negative breath

Q3’2020: May & Baker Nigeria grows profit by 44 per cent

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Demolition: NPA, CCECC hold talks to avoid port operation collapse

How Increased Cryptocurrency Adoption Could Affect the Naira

Parallel market trades at N500 to dollar as CBN adjusts exchange rate

Oyetola’s anniversary: Jay Jay Okocha, Mutiu Adepoju, 10 other ex-internationals celebrate with a football match

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CUPP flays presidency over Garba Shehu’s statement on Borno rice farmers

Nigeria records 281 new cases of COVID-19, total now 67,838

At Afternoon of Praise, Tributes: How Oyediran effected release of 10 prisoners recounted

Rage in Senate over massacre of 67 Borno rice farmers

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We are prepared to tackle any disease outbreak ‘ FG

Buhari is Nigeria’s only problem, says Coalition of Northern Groups

Reps invite Buhari over insecurity in Nigeria

BREAKING: Senate confirms Mahmood Yakubu as INEC chairman

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*SPORTS*

10,000 runners expected at 2021 Lagos City Marathon Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

140 basketballers jostle to represent Nigeria at Tokyo Olympics – Guardian

2020/2021 NPFL season postponed Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

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AFCON 2021 Qualifier: Super Eagles may return to Lagos against Lesotho – The Sun

AFCON 2022: Super Eagles complacency will no longer be tolerated -Pinnick Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

African teams can compete with best in World DTigers coach – Punch

Ahmed Musa heads bsck to CSKA – New Telegraph

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Ahmed Musa shuns Galatasaray, heads to CSKA Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

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Akwa Ibom boxing boss tasks coaches, stakeholders on talent development – Guardian

Antonio Brown’s Civil Trial in Sexual Assault Case Scheduled for December 2021 – Bleacher Report

Argentina rugby captain, two other players suspended for ‘discriminatory and xenophobic’ social media posts – CNN

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Argentine prosecutors investigating potential gross negligence in Diego Maradona’s death – CNN

Argentines celebrate ‘eternal love’ for Maradona with tattoos – New Telegraph

Arsenal dealt blow as Houssem Aouar rules out Lyon exit in January – Daily Times

Atletico Madrid 1-1 Bayern Munich: Late Muller penalty delays progress for Simeone’s side – Goal

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Bach to run unopposed for second term as IOC president – Guardian

Barcelona confirm ‘122m salary cuts, announce presidential election schedule – New Telegraph

Barkhuizen on target as Preston North End beat AFC Bournemouth in five-goal thriller – Goal

Basketball ‘ll soon experience revolution ‘ Minister – The Sun

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Basketball to Experience Revolution in Nigeria Soon, Says Sports Minister – Thisday

Blazers’ Damian Lillard Says NBA Bubble Was ‘Way Easier’ Than Normal Season – Bleacher Report

Brexit: New entry criteria agreed for EU players coming to England – BBC

CAF CC: Pillars will strive to qualify ‘ Rabiu Ali – New Telegraph

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CAFCL: Anyansi says Enyimba’s victory silence detractors – New Telegraph

Champions League 2020-21 knockouts: What does each team need to qualify for last 16 – Goal

Champions League fixtures and standings ‘ all matches by date and kick-off time – Yahoo

Champions League Update: Shakhtar Donetsk 2-0 Real Madrid – Daily Independent

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Champions League: Lukaku double fires Inter to victory – Punch

Champions League: Shakhtar beat Real Madrid 2-0 – Punch

College football kicker Sarah Fuller makes history, tells young girls ‘the path to success is a lot of ups and downs – CNN

College Football Playoff 2020: Predicting Final Four Teams Post-Week 14 Rankings – Bleacher Report

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College Football Playoff Notebook: The Ohio State Conundrum Has an Easy Fix – Bleacher Report

College Football Playoff Projections: Week 14 Rankings and Bowl Forecast – Bleacher Report

College Football Playoff Rankings 2020: Experts React to Week 14 Top 25 Poll – Bleacher Report

College Football Playoff Rankings 2020: Week 14 Poll Announced by Committee – Bleacher Report

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Colts’ Rigoberto Sanchez Says Surgery on Cancerous Tumor ‘Went Well – Bleacher Report

Confederation Cup: Pillars threatens sweat and blood to qualify Rabiu Nigpilot – Nigerian Pilot

Conte heralds Inter ‘spirit’ as they keep Champions League hopes alive with win at Borussia Monchengladbach – Goal

Countdown to 2021 Lagos City Marathon: Our elite field good for a World Athletics Gold Label- Alli – The Sun

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Covid-19 Knocks off Aston Villa, Newcastle Friday Clash – Thisday

David Luiz to miss Arsenal vs Rapid Vienna match as defender continues recovery from head injury – Yahoo

Dawid Malan exhibits incredible consistency in most volatile of formats as England down South Africa yet again – Yahoo

Dawid Malan’s unbeaten 99 propels England to third T20 win over South Africa – Yahoo

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DTigers American Coach, Brown, Rates African Basketball High – Thisday

EPL: West Ham win after VAR rules out late Villa strike – New Telegraph

Etebo Set For January Stoke City Return – Complete Sports

Euro 2022: Northern Ireland book play-offs berth with 5-1 win over Faroe Islands – BBC

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FC Porto 0-0 Manchester City: Gabriel Jesus goal ruled out as City finish top of group – BBC

Ferdinand Slams 2 Arsenal Stars In Defence Of Aubameyang’s Form – Daily Independent

Football on TV this week: Matches to watch & live stream in India today, tomorrow & this weekend – Goal

Frappart set to make history as first female referee in UEFA Champions League – Daily Times

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FULL LIST: Oshoala nominated for 2020 UEFA fans Womens Team of the Year – The Cable

Goalkeeper Alisson adds to Liverpool injury woes – Punch

GOTV Boxing Night: Opaleye, OSABA boss, lauds new Bantamweight champion – The Sun

Hawks’ Trae Young Motivated to ‘Change That Narrative That I Can’t Win – Bleacher Report

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He changed the game’ – Passion of Jesus makes Fernandinho a believer in Manchester City striker’s quality – Goal

IMPACT Wrestling Results: Winners, Grades and Reaction from December 1 – Bleacher Report

Ireland captain Johnny Sexton has not given up hope of playing at next World Cup – Yahoo

ISL 2020-21: Robbie Fowler and East Bengal must be given time – Goal

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