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Thiem limps out of Australian Open

Seventh seed Dominic Thiem limped out of the Australian Open in the second round Thursday when he retired when 7-5, 6-4, 2-0 down to young wildcard Alexei Popyrin.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Town Hall Meeting: Osinbajo rescues Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari struggled to answer the routine questions that the moderator of the first edition of Town Hall Meeting, Kadaria Ahmed, posed to him and his deputy, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

First Nigerian female shortlisted for Africa engineering prize

The News Agency of Nigeria reports that Kperrun got shortlisted for developing Zenafri, a series of apps that teach toddlers and young children basic numeracy and literacy skills in their native tongue by using local folklore.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

JUST IN: Thieves stole money in senator’s car, says Ekweremadu

He lamented that the multi-million naira Close Circuit Television devise installed in the National Assembly was not functional as of the time of the incident.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Graf backs Williams to surpass Court’s Grand Slam record

Serena Williams will eventually overtake Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam titles even if the American fails to equal the mark at the ongoing Australian Open, according to former world number one Steffi Graf.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Dembele leaves Tottenham to join China’s Guangzhou R&F

Mousa Dembele became the latest high-profile name to swap Europe for China when he left English Premier League side Tottenham Hotspur and joined Guangzhou R&F on Thursday.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Pompeo’s North Korea counterpart arrives in Beijing

North Korea’s top envoy involved in talks with the United States arrived in Beijing on Thursday and is thought to be en route to Washington, South Korean news agency, Yonhap reported.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

Australian Open: Halep staggers into clash with Venus

World number one Simona Halep scraped through to an Australian Open third round clash with Venus Williams Thursday after being pushed to the limit by unseeded Sofia Kenin over three sets.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019

INEC to engage 14, 000 ad hoc staff in Gombe

The Independent National Electoral Commission is to engage 14, 000 ad hoc staff for the conduct of the forthcoming general elections in Gombe State.

Punch , Nigeria Jan 17, 2019
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