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NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 23RD DECEMBER 2020

NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 23RD DECEMBER 2020

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CITYNEWS NIGERIA BRINGS YOU NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES FOR WEDNESDAY 23RD DECEMBER 2020.

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*THE NATION*

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APC governors have failed their states, says Wike

Palace: Olu of Warri not dead but indisposed

DSS raises alert over bombings, others during yuletide

Capital market puts public offers online

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Govt rules out another lockdown

Tambuwal tests negative

Anambra, agencies ready for second wave

Varsity teachers get two-month salary arrears

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Fed Govt intensifies push for COVID-19 vaccine

SGF: my four children tested positive

Why we soft-pedalled on travel ban, by Fed Govt

Tributes pour in for Bali at Service of Songs

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Lagos-Ibadan speed train passengers grow to 187

Fayemi: govts working on plans to make youths shun crimes

Nda-Isaiahs burial arrangements adjusted

What Buhari must do to save Nigeria from failing, by FT

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Alleged $2m fraud: How Atikus lawyer laundered $2m, by witness

How I reconciled Egba monarchs, by Ishola

COVID-19 disrupts PenCom 2020 verification exercise

Oyo has poorest pension status in Southwest

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Pension complaints and solutions

Promoting distance water fishing in Lagos

Seeking solutions to farmers challenges

GAP: Empoweringfarmers to grow safe, quality products

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ODUACCIMA elects new leaders, state vision

Kankara abduction: Letter to the President

Maximising human resource in public sector

Governor Ortoms double speak

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*VANGUARD*

Evasion of technology sustains corruption

2023: Support group nominates Ken Nnamani for presidency

Pro-Buhari group chides Secondus over call for Buhari’s resignation

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ONDO TRIBUNAL: Akeredolu, APC jittery of losing at tribunal, says Jegede

CROSSFIRE IN RIVERS: Wike says Bazia stole monarchs’ ‘kola’; my driver stole the dollars, but Wike’s biggest thief, Bazia fires back

Pressure on income may limit household investments in education, others ‘ NBS

Seplat Petroleum, Waltersmith Refinery sign crude purchase agreement

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NEPC seeks one window platform for export efficiency

Personnel managers urged to embrace digital transformation

Why we jerked up 2021 budget to N13.58 trillion ‘ Kalu, Reps’ Spokesman

Chigan Madu set to take cinematic industry by storm

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Police warn cultists against procession in Cross River at yuletide

Restructuring of Tertiary Education in Nigeria

Police unravels 7-month-old murder case

Boat operators destroying our nets, Lagos fishermen cry out

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Court dissolves 6-year-old marriage over defamation, attempted murder

Police arraign man, 24, over alleged theft of N240,000

If Wike says I am a thief, he’s the bigger thief ‘ Bazia

WIKE ON BAZIA: Who would reappoint loafers as commissioners

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For communications, another superfluous directive

Covid-19: Our health system can’t bear major outbreak ‘ FG

COVID-19: Japanese agency supports NCDC laboratories with test kits

Lafia infectious diseases diagnostic centre staff tests positive for COVID-19 ‘ Official

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Edo: NEMA partners FRSC, Red Cross on reducing road accidents

Edo prepared for second wave of COVID-19 ‘ Okundia

Nigeria’s health system fragile, may not withstand major COVID-19 outbreak ‘ FG

COVID-19 Spike: Sanwo-Olu tasks CDAs on fight against virus in grassroots

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COVID-19 at Yuletide: Celebrate responsibly, save lives, NCDC pleads with Nigerians

*THISDAY*

Seplat Signs Crude Purchase Agreement with Waltersmith

As Access Bank Joins War against Gender-based Violence

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Erisco Foods Appoints New MD, ED

Okafor Retires from May & Baker

NSE Launches Platform to Ease Public Offerings Subscription

2020: Stock Market Soars to Positive Close

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Revving Up Gas Utilisation

Enhancing Flow of Diaspora Remittances

Titan Trust Bank Launches Drive-through Banking Service

AfDB Seeks Greater Water Security

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Rewane Forecasts 16% Inflation Rate for 2021

NAEC Lists Benefits of Cooperation with Global Atomic Agency Body

Despite COVID-19, Others, Sugar Master Plan Intact, Says NSDC Boss

Julius BergerWinsNIS2020Merit Award for Excellence

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Data Security is Crucial for Businesses in new Normal

Artec Practice Receives NIS Professional Excellence Award

IFMA Nigeria Chapter Gets 11th President, Other Council Members

Lafarge Restates Commitment to Improving Literacy in Nigeria

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Why Lagos Wont Relax Battle Against COVID-19

Ex-Militant Leaders Resolve to End Sea Piracy, Kidnapping in Niger Delta

Humanities also offer Solutions

Second-tier Brentford Knock out Newcastle to Reach Sfinal

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Premier League Reveals Seven New Positive Covid-19 Tests

Ndidi, Oshoala, Osimhen, Others Win at 7th Nigeria Pitch Awards

Oshoala Fires Brace as Barca Femeni Crush Deportivo Ladies

GOtv Boxing Night 22 Postponed

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HiFL 2021 PACE Sports Confirms Sponsorship Deal with NIVEA Men

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Verbal Agreement Reached on Joshua Vs Fury Blockbuster Showdown

Gov. Abdulrasaq Commits to Golf as Ologun Wins Kwara Open

AC Milans Leao Scores Fastest Italian Serie AGoal

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*PUNCH*

Buhari orders sanctions for in-bound passengers evading COVID-19 test

#EndSARS: Groups seek joining in $1bn suit against Twitter

Amotekun combs Oyo forest, goes after female quarry workers abductors

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FG shuts Third Mainland Bridge Sat, partially closes Lagos-Ibadan expressway

Ondo PDP suspends five members for alleged indiscipline

Alleged elopement: Shariah court orders probe of Kano singer, producer

One arrested, houses burnt in Rivers community cult war

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Zulum visits Bama, announces Christmas largesse for 700 soldiers, commanders

Wike challenges APC states to showcase projects

Threats to sanction PDP caucus leader wishful thinking

PDP will remove Akeredolu at tribunal, says Jegede

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Ekiti PDP faction berates Fayose for attacking Makinde

Im not planning to impose successor Emmanuel

How suspected herdsmen killed couple who were expecting their first child after seven years of marriage Relative

Attention CBN

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SIM card integration palaver

Buhari and Zulums call for mercenaries

Cooking gas price rises 20% on weak naira

Debt servicing hindering Nigerias economic growth efforts NECA

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Toyota Nigeria wins automobile of the year

COVID-19 frustrates physical verification of FG intending retirees

Caverton Helicopters laments COVID-19 impact on operations

Coscharis reintroduces Renault brand into Nigeria market

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SIM/NIN linkage applicants stranded as NIMC website crashes

Reps to probe dredging in Lagos community

Nigeria closer to full gas utilisation potential Buhari

NNPC adopts third party financing for oil projects

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BUA, Chinese firm to build $1.05bn cement plants

Air Peace operates direct flight to Jamaica

Experts foresee early recovery for aviation in Africa

Third Mainland Bridge for 72-hour complete shutdown

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Lagos demands patience on road rehabilitation

May & Baker managing director set to retire

28 million Africans earning below minimum wage ILO

Credit bureau appoints director

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Consumersll avoid buying expensive items in 2021 CBN survey

Stock market sustains positive sentiment, gains N235bn

NBRRI gets new director-general/chief executive officer

CBN debits 23 banks N349.72bn

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Dangote gets recognition for CSR

Cadbury appoints directors

Minister urges youths to embrace entrepreneurship, others

Abachas family dusts FG, others over bid to reclaim Malabu

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*THE SUN*

Only PDP means well for Nigerians ‘Wike

My vision is to make Abia State sufficient on IGR ‘Gov Ikpeazu

Alleged forgery: Court refuses to stay proceedings in APC suit against Obaseki

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Only PDP means well for Nigerians ‘Wike

Court orders APC to open case against Obaseki in alleged forgery suit

Only PDP means well for Nigerians ‘ Wike

Unremitted N46.8 billion: Prosecute Dankwambo, Gov. Yahaya urges new LG chairmen

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We ‘ll occupy NASS in January if ‘, Lere Constituency members threaten Speaker, Gbajabiamila

Lagos APC swears in caretaker committee

Lefty Unity Cup for grabs in Mbaise

Organisers postpone GOtv Boxing Night 22

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CAFCL: Enyimba confident ahead of Al-Merrikh clash

NBA: Jordan Nwora gears up for first official game

Anthony Joshua to grace WBF fight in Ibadan

Tennis-Djokovic withdraws from ATP Player Council elections

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FIFA accusations against Blatter are baseless ‘ Blatter’s lawyer

How electronic stacking of containers’ll facilitate trade at seaports

Amaechi commissions APM Terminals in Apapa

Ourterminal efficient in barge operations ‘Olugbade

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Dangote voted 2020 Best Company in CSR, infrastructure devt

COVID-19: PenCom adopts automation forannual verification, enrolment of MDAs employees

BUA to construct $1.05bn cement plants in Sokoto, Edo, Adamawa

FG, Jamaica launch direct flight

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How to link your mobile number to NIN

SystemSpecs emerges NBLA’s Payment Technology Company of the Year

Anchor, New Horizons commission international IT skills empowerment centre

Insecurity: Were frustrated, governors cry out

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Countering Boko Haram, ISWA remains our top priorities US

Nigeria on the brink of failing London Financial Times

Again, gunmen abduct passengers on Benin-Auchi Road

Soldiers nab killers of Benue lawyer, pregnant wife, kill one other

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Residents protest, barricade road as Customs kills 3, injures many in Ogun

Imo police arrest 2 murder suspects

COVID-19: Nigeria health system cant survive another outbreak, FG warns

Buhari extends PTF mandate till March 2021

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Expect mass protest if you impose lockdown again, cleric tells Buhari

READ ALSO:   Breaking: Policemen Take Over APC National Secretariat

Nigeria is bigger than any citizen

Hidden knowledge on why people suffer (17)

Hereafter advice to Nigerian leaders ‘ Babangida in focus

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Fatality’ versus ‘ghastliness

Is National Assembly constitutionally competent to summon President Buhari’ (1)

Agriculture on the rebound

Migration: The socio-economic adventure with untold challenges

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GAGE Awards unveil Judges for 2021 edition

Akhiimien emerges AIEDM Education Ambassador

The abduction of Kankara schoolboys

PBO TV to air Nigerian movies during Christmas Week on StarTimes

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*GUARDIAN*

Rivers APC crisis deepens as Amaechi, Abe factions fight rough

Taraba APC moves to unseat PDP, receives decampeessoon

Again, gunmen reportedly kidnap 17 in Katsina

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Senator condemns death of three in customs, smugglers Ogun clash

Reps member donates equipment to Mushin PHC

Teenager dies in Ondo after smoking Colorado

Deeper Life School assures of godly values

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Youths, farmers hold Christmas sales

Organisers postpone GOtv Boxing Night 22

NPA electronic call-up system to decongest ports

Reciprocity to determine tariff concessions under AfCFTA

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Nigeria, South Africa bilateral trade hits $8.2b yearly

Nigeria contributed 7% to intra-African trade

Inflation, new year concerns drive consumer apathy

Airtel announces yuletide initiative

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MTN trains 2,000 young entrepreneurs on ICT

Nigeria, HP collaborate on anti-counterfeit operation

NCC endows N40m professorial chairs in two varsities

5G will generate 7 billion tonnes of CO2

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Seamfix wins NiTA award

Agency to drive productivity with new fibre optic Internet connectivity

Sub-Sahara Africa’s mobile data to grow by 6.5 times in 2026

Ekeh, Zinox boss, warns entrepreneurs against executive blackmail

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Nigeria to get smart addressing system

Stakeholders task youths on nation building

Coronavirus diary – Part 38

2020 and its many scars

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Security: Where is the Commander-in-Chief

Food for thought

Is Buhari being wisely advised

How Bola Ige ‘washed’ Soyinka’s Nobel Award in 1986

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Buhari deserves to be replaced not praised

Can a government be so irresponsible

43 vessels stuck in Lagos waters

Doubts as Buhari hinges revenue, job creation on gas sector

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Buhari extends COVID-19 panel’s mandate to March

Nigeria keeps mum about Financial Times’ ‘failed state’ verdict

Merchant Navy, others make case for Nigerian seafarers

Amaechi commissions ‘Operation Command Centre’ in Apapa port

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Nigeria, 44 others designate seafarers ‘key workers

Bottlenecks stall Africa’s $4tr yearly income from blue economy

Antonio Sandouk is Lagos Autofest’s king of drift

Airtel to feed 5,000 in IDP camps during Christmas

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*TRIBUNE*

Pope warns Vatican hierarchy against conflict

Kidnapped Edo HoS regains freedom

UI acting VC lauded for act of patriotism

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Court to hear Ibadan North LG caretaker chairmanship suit January 5

NDIC begins closure of 42 microfinance banks

Yuletide: FAAN beefs up security across airports

Forum tasks government on environmental challenges

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Nigeria records 356 new COVID-19 cases, total now 78,790

COVID-19: Nigeria recorded 5,178 new infections last week

FG mulls travel ban over new strain of COVID-19

Tyson Fury Out to Try and Set His Legacy In 2021

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Equities market sustains bullish run as investors gain N344bn

SEC orders fintech company to stop sales of shares

Union Bank MD retires, board appoints successor

Bolt introduces web app alternative to reach more riders

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Online Trading in Nigeria: What is it & How to Get Started

2021 Budget: Senate passes N13.588 trillion, approves N3.324 trillion for debt servicing

How 15-month border closure almost ruined private sector ‘ Presidential panel

*SPORTS*

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AC Milans Leao Scores Fastest Italian Serie AGoal – Thisday

Alex Iwobi heaps praises on Arteta in Everton win – Peoples Daily

Alex Runarsson a shadow of the no2 Emi Martinez was as Arsenal handed Carabao Cup thumping by Man City – Yahoo

Ancelotti reveals why he rejected Manchester United coaching job – Goal

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Anthony Joshua helps fund British amateur boxing – New Telegraph

Anthony Joshua to grace WBF fight in Ibadan – The Sun

Anthony Pettis Announces He’s Leaving UFC to Explore Other Opportunities – Bleacher Report

Arsenal 1-4 Manchester City: Guardiola’s men compound Arteta’s misery – Goal

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Arsenal 1-4 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola triumphs in battle with former assistant Mikel Arteta – BBC

Arsenal in ‘big trouble’ says Mikel Arteta after miserable Carabao Cup exit – Yahoo

Arsenal lose again as Carabao Cup holders Manchester City inflict heavy punishment en route to latest semi-final – Yahoo

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Arsenal striker Martinelli limps off against Man City on full return from long-term injury – Goal

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Atletico beat Sociedad to cement La Liga lead – Punch

Atletico go clear at top of La Liga – New Telegraph

Barcelona stroll to win as Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s club scoring record – Yahoo

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi Breaks Pele’s Record for Most Goals with Single Club – Bleacher Report

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Better but not enough – Odisha, NorthEast United lacked a cutting edge – Goal

Brentford 1-0 Newcastle: Josh Dasilva sends Bees into Carabao Cup semi-finals – BBC

Bryan Harsin Reportedly Hired as New Auburn HC After Gus Malzahn’s Firing – Bleacher Report

CAF Confederation Cup: we are on a mission in South Africa ‘ Rivers United – Peoples Daily

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CAFCL: Enyimba confident ahead of Al-Merrikh clash – The Sun

Carabao Cup: Holders Man City hammer Arsenal to book s’final spot – New Telegraph

Carson Strong Shines as Nevada Beats Tulane in 2020 Idaho Potato Bowl – Bleacher Report

Chiefs’ Travis Kelce: Andy Reid Trolled Me with ‘Catching Kelce’ Trick Play Name – Bleacher Report

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Chievo accuse Pisa forward Marconi of racism after alleged abuse of Obi – Goal

Chukwueze Rewards Former Coach With grassroots Football Equipment – Peoples Daily

COVID-19: LMC seeks PTFs clarification over league kick-off – Punch

David Moyes supports return of twice-weekly coronavirus tests in Premier League – Yahoo

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December 27 resumption of NPFL is sacrosanct ‘ sports Minister – Peoples Daily

DeMar DeRozan Discusses Raptors Playing LeBron James, Cavs in 2016 Playoffs – Bleacher Report

EFL Cup: Second-tier Brentford stun Newcastle to reach semis – New Telegraph

Enyimba, Rivers in tough continental battles – Punch

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EPL: Abraham scores twice as Chelsea beat West Ham – New Telegraph

Ex-Italy defender Bellugis legs amputated after COVID-19 complications – Punch

Falcons Will Allow New GM to Part Ways with Matt Ryan, Julio Jones – Bleacher Report

Feghouli scores first goal of the season in Galatasaray’s victory over Goztepe – Goal

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FIFA accusations against Blatter are baseless ‘ Blatter’s lawyer – The Sun

FIFA cancels U-17, U-20 Women’s World Cup – New Telegraph

FIFA Cancels U17, U20 Women World Cups ‘ CAF – Daily Independent

Former winners Rob Cross and Adrian Lewis crash out at Alexandra Palace – Yahoo

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German DFB-Pokal: Akpoguma On Target As Hoffenheim Crash Out To Lower Division Club – Complete Sports

GOtv Boxing Night 22 Postponed – Thisday

Gov. Abdulrasaq Commits to Golf as Ologun Wins Kwara Open – Thisday

HiFL 2021 PACE Sports Confirms Sponsorship Deal with NIVEA Men – Thisday

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I always want more ‘ Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Peoples Daily

Im ready for Fury showdown, says Anthony Joshua – Punch

ISL 2020-21: Jamshedpur FC vs FC Goa – TV channel, stream, kick-off time & match preview – Goal

It will be a big mistake’ – Guardiola says Arsenal shouldn’t sack Arteta – Goal

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Italian FA probe Juventus goalkeeper Buffon for blasphemy – Punch

James Harden Trade Rumors: Michael Porter Jr. Targeted in Nuggets Talks – Bleacher Report

Juventus 0-3 Fiorentina: Juan Cuadrado sent off as 10-man Juve are humbled at home – BBC

Juventus 0-3 Fiorentina: Ten-man champions humbled at home as unbeaten start ends – Goal

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Kano Pillars threaten players with pay cut – New Telegraph

Kyrie Irving, Kevin Durant Combine for 48 as Nets Rout Steph Curry, Warriors – Bleacher Report

Lakers Championship 2020 Ring Ceremony Twitter Reaction and Highlights – Bleacher Report

Lefty Unity Cup for grabs in Mbaise – The Sun

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Leicester defender Jonny Evans close to agreeing contract extension – Yahoo

Lewis Hamilton wins BBC Sports Personality of the Year – Peoples Daily

Lionel Messi breaks Pele’s record as Barcelona ease to win at Real Valladolid – Yahoo

 

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