Manchester United have sacked manager Louis van Gaal, Old Trafford sources have informedÂ Goal. The Dutchman led United to their first FA Cup triumph since 2004 on Saturday, with a 2-1 win over Crystal Palace, though celebrations were quickly overshadowed by speculation regarding Jose Mourinho’s imminent arrival. Van Gaal’s two-year reign at Old Trafford proved divisive,
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Louis van Gaal has been sacked as manager of Manchester United, with former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho set to be named as his replacement. The Dutchman leaves after completing two years of a three-year contract. BBC Sport reported on Saturday that United’s FA Cup win over Crystal Palace would be his last game in charge.
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President Barack Obama has announced the US is fully lifting its embargo on sales of lethal weapons to Vietnam, its one-time enemy. Speaking during a visit to communist Vietnam and talks with its leaders, Mr Obama said the move removed a “lingering vestige of the Cold War”. The US is trying to bolster its relationship
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At least 78 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks in two government strongholds on Syria’s Mediterranean coast, state media say. A suicide bomber and a car bomb blew up within minutes of each other at a bus station in the port city of Tartous. A bus station and a hospital were
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MTN shares fell after Nigeria suspended talks about a $3.9 billion fine on the South African mobile-phone company while the countryâ€™s House of Representatives completes an investigation into the nature of the penalty. The stock declined 2.6 percent, the most since May 12, to R125 as of 9.32am in Johannesburg, valuing the company at R231
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(CNN)Four people have died in the span of four days on Mount Everest including a Sherpa, while two others have gone missing. Danger is inherent in climbing the world’s highest peak. And there are fatalities — more than 200 climbers have died since Tenzing Norgay and Edmund Hillary made the first official ascent in 1953.
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Inspector-General of Police, IGP Solomon Arase has warned that the police will not tolerate any breach of peace in the federal capital territory, FCT-Abuja or any part of the country by the Peoplesâ€™ Democratic Party, PDP loyalists. According to the police chief, information available to him indicates that some aggrieved factional leaders and members of
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The Ali Modu Sheriff-led National Working Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party has commenced consultation on the outcome of the Saturdayâ€™s Port Harcourt national convention of the party. Inuwa Bwala, the Special Adviser on Media to the former Chairman Sheriff, disclosed this during an interaction with newsmen on Sunday in Abuja. Mr. Bwala said members
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KADUNA State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, KSMPWB, is to commence refund of over N140 million to pilgrims who performed the holy pilgrimage in 2014 and 2015 this week. The new overseer of the board, Imam Husaini Sulaiman Tsoho made this known while briefing a committee set up to ensure disbursement of the funds to the
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SOME commercial sex workers in Kaduna have called on governments at all levels, civil society organisations, corporate organisations as well as spirited individuals to come to their rescue with vocational trainings so they could quit prostitution. They made this known over the weekend when a renowned woman activist, Comrade Ramatu Tijjani, alongside some selected journalists
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SENATE President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki has commiserated with the senator representing Ondo Central Senatorial District in National Assembly, Senator Tayo Alasoadura, over the death of his wife, Mrs. Adetayo Alasoadura on Thursday. Saraki, who led a Senate delegation including the Senate Leader, Senator Ali Ndume on a condolence visit to Alasoaduraâ€™s residence in Akure,
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OBARO of Kabba in Kogi State, Oba Michael Olobayo has died, aged 71 years. Announcing the demise of the first class traditional ruler in Kabba on Sunday, the Obadofin of Oweland, Chief Mike Yusuff, said he died on May 21. News of his death had been making the rounds for some time. Palace sources said
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ENUGU State Government says it has saved N1 billion in a year due to the deployment of Treasury Single Account, TSA, in its financial management. The Commissioner for Finance and Economic Development, Mrs. Eucharia Uche-Offor, disclosed this to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, on Sunday in Enugu. She said that the TSA had tremendously
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THERE was a palpable tension at Ikeinghenbiri community in Southern Ijaw Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, as residents flee the area following a clash between rival armed groups at an oilfield operated by Eniâ€™s Nigerian Agip Oil Company, NAOC. The activities of the militants have caused a huge drop in oil production in Nigeria
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BOKO Haram militants have reportedly said that they are willing to surrender and free the remaining Chibok schoolgirls if they get assurance from the government that they wonâ€™t be killed or prosecuted. Reports quoted senior Boko Haram terrorists, Amir Muhammad Abdullahi as saying that the insurgents were ready to surrender. â€œWe want to surrender because
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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari who was bid to undertake a two-day visit to Lagos State beginning from today has aborted the trip. Nigerian Pilot gathered that Buhari could not make the trip due to ill health, an ear infection, but has commissioned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to represent him. President Buhariâ€™s media aide, Femi Adesina confirmed
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Health Insurance Scheme, CHIS, has secured yet another international acclaim as it has been nominated by Pharm Access Foundation, Netherlands for the 2016 Financial Times/IFC Transformational Business Award. The scheme was nominated under the â€œAchievement in Sustainable Development: Maternal and Infant Healthâ€ category of the awards. This was contained in a letter to the State
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Makarfi set to resume today as Wike explains why Sheriff should go CRISIS rocking the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, took a new twist yesterday as heavily armed anti-riot and regular policemen numbering over 25 took over the national secretariat of the party located at the Michael Okpara Street, Abuja. The partyâ€™s National Working Committee, NWC,
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MINISTER of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola has again assured that steady and uninterrupted power supply is achievable in the country, appealing that the media should support in sensitization on the need to stop vandalisation and cutting of gas pipelines as well as cooperate with the government by taking ownership of, and protecting the
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