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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES AND NAIJA NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2021

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NAIJA NEWSPAPERS HEADLINES AND NAIJA NEWS FOR WEDNESDAY 20TH OCTOBER 2021

*PUNCH*

Terror classification: US donll unveil sponsors in court, says IPOB

Police threaten to punish Inspector for voting at APC congress

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New amendment empowers INEC to use electronic voting machines Senate

#EndSARS anniversary: Police occupy Lekki toll gate, others, activists set for protest

Two monarchs killed, others unconscious in Imo stakeholders meeting attack

Sokoto killings: Tambuwal, Sultan visit invaded community, advise residents

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Kano deploys 4,400 youths to preach hygiene, curtail COVID-19 spread

Buhari, northern govs salute Gowon at 87

Adamawa cholera deaths have risen to 23 Commissioner

Remembering #EndSARS protests a year after

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Rivers APC crisis deepens, Abe-led faction inaugurates exco

Consensus arrangement suffers setback in North-East

APC, PDP exchange harsh words on Fayemis three-year performance

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Blocking funding for gas projects by DFIs worrisome Osinbajo

ICA Africa elects Ayeola as new president

US consulate trains 50 teachers in Lagos

Sifax Group CEO, others for AfriSAFE awards

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Dangote Group, MTN Nigeria, others get recognition

Mastercard Foundation, others raise Covid-19 safety awareness

IoD Nigeria plans sustained economic growth, poverty reduction

NAP set for investiture

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ILO partners renewable energy agency on employment

Lafarge Africa unveils club for customers, trade partners

Discos lose N97bn to energy theft, others in three months

Road transport needs quick regulation FG

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Strike threat: NNPC to spend N621bn on rehabilitation of 16 roads

264 million in Nigeria, others undernourished, says IMF

AfDB pledges to support Nigeria in tackling food insecurity

Poultry farmers groan, say soybean price rises by 300%

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Red Star Express lauds employees performance

I couldn’t sleep after Eagles CAR defeat ‘Pinnick

Team Delta win Youth Games again

FIFA, CAF disagree over number of Musa’s Eagles caps

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Usman: Youngster defying the odds to achieve football dream

Eagles squad value rises from ‘227m to ‘246m

Genk may stop Onuachu from taking penalties

Iwobi’s EPL goal drought enters nine months

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Nigeria vs Ghana: Waldrum seeks fifth win with Falcons

Injured Ndidi, Etebo begin rehab

Handball: Shooters, Angels begin title defence

AWCON qualifier: Falcons upbeat ahead Black Queens clash

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Iheanacho, Moses clash in Europa League

PSG vs RB Leipzig: Messi scores twice to secure victory for Ligue 1 side

Haller hits sixth Champions League goal as Ajax thrash Dortmund

Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: Reds beat 10-man Atletico in five-goal thriller

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UCL: Inter Milan beat Sheriff to boost knockout stage chances

Shakhtar Donetsk vs Real Madrid: Benzema scores in Real 5-0 win

Sixers star Simmons suspended from NBA season opener

LASTMA hunts driver who stripped naked, dragged official

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61-year-old Ondo pastor denies sleeping with teenager, accepts pregnancy

Boy hangs self in Edo, neighbours blame incest allegation

El-Rufai hails troops as 50 bandits killed in air, ground operations

Collapsed building kills Lagos resident, 15 rescued, structure pulled down

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100 miners flouting mining ban arrested in Niger

Adamawa education secretary, four others remanded for diverting 700 UN school bags

Ogun police arrest three suspected robbers, recover weapons, charms

Three-year-old disappears during staged fight, Lagos community laments abductions

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Tonto Dikehs ex-lover arrested for threatening public peace, escorts detained DIG

Today is #EndSARS anniversary

*VANGUARD*

Police arrest suspected fuel suppliers to bandits in Katsina ‘PPRO

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NACCIMA women group gets N25m advocacy support from NEPC

Army operations has facilitated farming activities in Kebbi ‘ Bagudu

Business leaders join UN chief to step up action for global sustainability

Ethiopia: UN expresses concern as air strikes kill 9

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SON gets set for Standards Day, calls for stakeholders collaboration

Housing Deficit: Govt must partner real estate developers ‘ Expert

UNIZIK signs PPP to establish transport scheme

Enugu govt commences training of 600 women, youths in software IT infusion programme, wealth creation tech courses

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Mile-2 clash: LASG threatens to suspend NURTW, RTEAN from Oshodi-Apapa Expressway

Kano police arrest suspected fuel suppliers to bandits in Katsina state ‘ PPRO

UN-backed report reveals rising climate change risk across Africa

#EndSARS: Stay away from streets, protest indoors, virtually ‘ Lagos CP

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#EndSARS: What has changed

PDP state officers defect to APC in Yobe

PDP to screen aspirants for 2021 national convention Wednesday

Good governance needed in Rivers hinged on APC ‘ Princewill

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#EndSARS: Nigerian youths have many reasons to demand better life ‘ Sanwo-Olu

APC Congresses: Amosun, others engaging in self-deceit, says Oladunjoye

Eid-el Maulud: PDP charges Nigerians on national rebirth

IMF Chief Economist, Gopinath to return to Harvard University

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Xend Finance: Google Africa, BSC join Africa’s largest hackathon

Over two-thirds of English Premier League players vaccinated against coronavirus

Over two-thirds of English Premier League players vaccinated against coronavirus

Nigerian American-based music executive, Akeju launches Faces of Afrobeats to celebrate African stars

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Ajimovoix Drums storms Instagram with Donda Dance Beat

Yobe approves 65 years retirement age for teachers

Scam Alert: NNPC disclaims fake 50th-anniversary quiz contest

Final regulatory notes for Dr Eugene Juwah

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COVID-19: Kaduna insists on facemasks, gives October deadline

Police arrest 3 armed robbery suspects in Ogun

Woman gives birth to quadruplets in Badagry

3 persons missing, 2 rescued as two-storey building collapses in Ikorodu

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*THISDAY*

Enhancing Credit Recovery Mechanism to Save Economy

Fola Daniel: We Are on Right Track to Increasing Insurance Density in Nigeria

NRC Resumes Cargo Movement from Lagos to Kano, Kaduna Dry Port

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FX Turnover on FMDQ Drops by 28.4% on Reduced CBN Interventions, Foreign Portfolio Investment

CIBN to Build Six Legacy Projects Across Nigeriat

WIMBIZ To Celebrate 20 Years of Elevating Women in Nigeria, Africa

IBEDC Customers Groan in Kwara as Company Increases Tariffs

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Expert Urges Insurance, Pension Operators to Leverage on COVID19 Opportunities to Drive Growth

FCMB Relocates Aminu Kano Crescent Branch in Abuja

Lottery Commission Board Denies Accusing Minister Of Interference

Ali, NAFDAC Boss to Lead Discourse On Proposed Excise Duty on Beverages

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AXA Mansard Gets Regulatory Approval for Share Capital Increase, Declares Bonus Issue

Fidelity Bank to Raise $500m Unsecured Notes From International Market

Lush Hair Becomes Official Hair Brand Sponsor of Lagos Fashion Week, Port Harcourt Fashion & Design Week

Obaseki, Old PDP: Days of the Long Knives

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Its not Yet Social Protection

How People are Making Millions on AirBnB

Murray Shows Quality in Edging Past Frances Tiafoe in Antwerp

Solskjaer Dismisses Critics, Says Not Affected by Calls for his Sack

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Barca Condemned to Win Tonight, Says Koeman

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Salah Fires Brace as Liverpool Maintain Top Spot

ZENITH/DELTA PRINCIPALS CUP 50 Teams Battle for Zonal Slots in 25 LGAs

Gov Makinde Challenges Aruna to Ttennis Contest

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Ikpeazu Seeks Partnership with Top European Clubs for Enyimba FC

Super Falcons, Ghanas Black Queens Rekindle their Rivalry

Goal Merchant, Onuachu, to Lose Genks Penalty Duty

Neymar Ruled out of PSG/Leipzig Clash

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE No Room for Niceties as Suarez and Liverpool Reunite Again

ZENITH/DELTA HEADMASTERS CUP 25 Primary Schools Qualify for Zonal Playoffs

Odii, Others Attend SAHEL Military Games for Peace and Solidarity

*THE SUN*

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Furore over mysterious disappearance of 9 in Benue

Group creates awareness on ills of hurrying the Nigerian child

Anambra people wont allow godfatherism again Okonkwo

Convention: PDP closes submission of form

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2023: APC, PDP may soon implode Jega

Ekiti PDP, APC bicker over Fayemis 3 years performance

Anambra: Abdulsalami committee calls for peaceful poll

How Nigeria can leverage $405bn blue economy with marine

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Road construction, heavy tank farms hinder e-call up system TTP

Transfer of overtime cargoes to Ikorodu not Customs responsibility Malanta

NRC resumes cargo movement from Lagos to Kano, Kaduna Dry Port

NGX Group lists shares, adds N34.9bn to market cap

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UNIZIK signs N5bn transport scheme

BudgIT rating confirms viability of Ebonyi economy Govt

Viral voice note about WhatsApp is false

How to prevent spread of misinformation

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AfriTech 2021: Stakeholders harp on inclusive digital economy

Tension in South East over Kanus trial tomorrow

Ihiala LGA lauds Obiano for solidarity

HIV/AIDS: Akwa Ibom, Rivers top chart in new cases

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#EndSARS: Nigerian youthsve right to demand better future Sanwo-Olu

NFC boss lauds Kalu over quality representation

UN removes Nigerias CJTF from child recruiter list

Enugu trains 600 women, youths in IT, wealth creation, others

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Gunmen kill 4 Imo monarchs

Immigration boss nabs passport racketeers in Lagos

Eze Ndigbo Guinea condemns killing of Nigerians in Burkina Faso

Islamist separatism in northern Nigeria

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2023 poll: Only if Jonathan is candidate can PDP have hope (2) & Dr. Ezeifes prediction it will be an Igbo

Witchcraft: A spiritual weapon (8)

Soludo and his critics

CBNs bold footprints in education sector

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Representative appointment of security chiefs

*GUARDIAN*

Lagos urges home allottees to protect estates

Buni tasks contractors on N18b cargo airport, creates new ministry

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NDDC pledges continued support for tertiary institutions

UNICEF partners FG on children’s COVID-19 vaccination

Yoruba elders laud Afenifere for visiting Tinubu

Poor capacity pushes merchant vessels to neighbouring countries

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Falcons 100 per cent ready for Ghana, says Oshoala

Afreximbank reiterates cross-border payments settlements in local currencies

Bauchi Assembly partners foundation to check cancer deaths

BRT female attendant assaults passenger in Lagos

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*LEADERSHIP*

BPSR DG Seeks Synergy Between FG, Varsities On Reforms

Kwara Gov Commiserates With Families Of Accident Victims

PDP Chieftains Ask Court To Nullify Niger Congresses

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Minister Hails FCT, Kogi APC Congresses

Ban On Open Grazing Won’t End Insecurity ‘ NATBO

Refugee Commission Partners Foundation On Project Zero Hunger

Fintiri, Dikwa, Buratai, COAS Bag Northeast Star Awards

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Niger Govt Goes Tough On Articulated Vehicles

Parallel Congress: Plateau APC Faction, Police Differ On Clampdown

Sea Piracy: Bayelsa Imposes Dusk-to-Dawn Curfew On Waterways

Abdulsalami Committee Calls For Peaceful Poll In Anambra

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Cattle Rearers Lament Implementation Of Open Grazing Ban

Climate Change: Biden’s Endorsement Of Paris Agreement Excites Nigeria

NIS DG Disguises At Lagos Passport Office, Arrest ‘Corrupt’ Officers

UK Under Pressure To Reimpose Restrictions As Cases Soar

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Buhari Celebrates Gowon At 87

LG Autonomy: 13 Niger Councils Can’t Pay Salaries

Security Forces Kill 74 Terrorists In Borno, Kaduna

[EDITORIAL] The Looming Food Crisis

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Why Nigerians Still Consume Imported Frozen Chicken, After Warning By NAFDAC

Leaders Urge Tolerance As Muslims Mark Peaceful Eid-el-Maulud

Despite 197 Varsities, Admission Crisis Persists In Nigeria

National Convention: Cold War In APC Over Zoning

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Customers Groan As 12 Banks Earn N120.5bn From Electronic Charges

Why I Didn’t Remix ‘Focus’ With Burnaboy, Naira Marley ‘ Ajimovoix Drums

HACEY Hails Osun Govt For Signing VAPP Law

*NEW TELEGRAPH*

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JUST IN: 4 traditional rulers feared killed as gunmen invade Imo LGA HQ

Only indoor events allowed’, police warn against #EndSARS protest in Lagos

#EndSARS: Okowa approves N102.4m for police brutality victims, others

Drop treason, terrorist charges against Kanu, Ohanaeze Youths’ Council appeals to FG

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We’ll need global coalition to defeat terrorism, Osinbajo tells US delegation

Buhari commends Gowon for advocating peace, unity at 87

Anambra: National Peace Committee sues for peaceful poll

Troops kill 50 bandits in Kaduna village

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Nearly 100 women sworn in as judges in Egypt

N’Korea fires ballistic missile into waters off Japan

Afghanistan: US envoy, Khalilzad, steps down after troops withdrawal

Powell remembered as ‘one of the finest Americans never to be president

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Oil prices reverse earlier losses on China energy demand concerns

N’Convention: PDP aspirants in last minutes rush to beat deadline

UEFA League: Liverpool beat Atletico, Messi double for PSG

UEFA League: Teenager Palmer on target as superb Man City hammer Club Bruges

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UEFA League ‘ Big Match Feature: Atletico v Liverpool

Time is now for Barca as bid for Champions League recovery begins

UEFA League: Sancho a victim of Solskjaer’s struggle to strike right balance

Arsenal didn’t show composure in Palace draw ‘ Arteta

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Champions League: Klopp slams Atletico’s style as teams clash today

Falcons target big win against Black Queens, camp bubbles

Youth Games: Lagos blasts win-at-all-cost syndrome by states

Dapo Abiodun pre-season: Shooting, Kwara Utd clash in final

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*BLUE PRINT*

[Breaking] UEFA Champions League: Salah dazzles as Liverpool outclass Atletico Madrid, Manchester City, PSG cruise

Eid-el Maulud: Northern governors preach inter-religious harmony

Funding, poor storage, skills bane of cultural heritage ‘ Curator

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Insecurity: How gunmen stormed peace meeting, killed 3 Imo monarchs

NNPC disclaims fake 50th anniversary quiz contest

Post pandemic: Stanbic IBTC Pension Managers make case for women empowerment

OPEC+ misses target again, as some members struggle to raise oil output

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136 countries agree to abolish tax havens

RIFAN director gets FG’s ‘most prolific rice producer’ award for 2021

Abuja hotel bags 2021 world luxury award

In Yobe, govt jerks up retirement age for teachers

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Revealed! Identities of 3 monarchs killed when gunmen invaded Imo

Breaking: PDP top shot quits, joins APC

Breaking: Gunmen invade stakeholders’ meeting, Kill 3 monarchs in Imo

Lagos: My emergence in line with APC constitution, Tugbobo insists

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2023: Alao- Akala ‘ll foster unity in Oyo APC ‘ Party chieftain

2023: Ohanaeze insists on president of Igbo extraction

Ministry moves to stop importation of barite

NCC tasks licensees on compliance with telecoms regulations

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CSCS board reappoints Jalo-Waziri for another 5-year term

2023: Our victory in Kano guber race certain ‘ APC chair

Abdulmalik, 35 others returned as FCT APC officers

Loyal Niger APC aspirants disown factional group

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Insecurity taking negative toll on Nigeria’s education sector ‘ Ortom

Sponsored hoodlums planning to disrupt rescheduled Oyo APC congress ‘ C’ttee chair

Minister hails FCT, Kogi APC congresses

Fintiri, Dikwa, Buratai, COAS bag Northeast Star award

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NAIC boss donates motorcycles to Kogi community

Binos slams FG on borrowings, deficit budgeting

Eid-ul-Mawlid: Lawan preaches peace, love and tolerance

Adamawa Congress: APC is party to beat come 2023 ‘ Wali

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Elzakzaky, wife drag FG to court over passports seizure

Ex-US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, is dead

In Abia, Kolawale disowns parallel Congress as new APC chair assures inclusive leadership

Journalists’ group urges IGP, others to locate ‘missing’ Vanguard reporter

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Kwara governor commiserates with families of 10 accident victims

Again, gunmen set police division ablaze, kill sergeant in Ebonyi

I never accused Akume of interfering in lottery operations ‘ Board chair

Sanwo-Olu, Uduaghan, Kyari, others for The Witness Newspaper foundation launch

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PDP secretary: Obi, Udenwa, Ihedioha reject Anyanwu as South East candidate

*TRIBUNE*

We are determined to harness ecotourism opportunities in Gombe, says Inuwa

Provide urgent solution to rising cases of cholera outbreak, Group tells FG

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Bauchi Assembly partners NGO on cancer reduction, prevention

New Kogi NYSC coordinator assures prospective corps members of hitch-free orientation course

#EndSARS protest: Decisive action awaits anyone planning violence ‘ Oyo police

One year after #EndSARS protests: Lagos residents, others condemn planned commemoration of Lekki tollgate shooting

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Parallel congresses: Will APC make good its sanction threat

Nigeria needs a president with original vision, ideas in 2023 ‘Okupe

As stakeholders take stock of Osun at 30

What Nigerians want is security, not who committed the offence ‘Ajuyah, SAN

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Why I chose Afro-Pop ‘ Dreycoded

Maulud Nabiyy: FOMWAN wants improved security in schools

Buhari felicitates Gowon at 87

Teenage boy commits suicide over alleged incest in Edo

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What is a metaverse and why is Facebook building one

China drafts law to punish parents for children’s bad behaviour

Endeavor Nigeria reveals line-up of local and international speakers for ‘Catalysing conversations’ 2021

*SPORTS*

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5-star WR Luther Burden Commits to Missouri After Decommitting from Oklahoma – Bleacher Report

Adam Silver: Kyrie Irving Should Get Vaccinated for Himself, His Family and His Team – Bleacher Report

Andy Murray beats Frances Tiafoe at European Open in Antwerp – BBC

Andy Murray hails ‘unbelievable battle’ after going distance with Frances Tiafoe – Yahoo

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Andy Murray wins epic three-set battle against American Frances Tiafoe at European Open – Yahoo

Arsenal didn’t show composure in Palace draw ‘ Arteta – New Telegraph

Atletico Madrid 2-3 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah stars against 10-man Atletico – BBC

Atletico Madrid vs Liverpool: Reds beat 10-man Atletico in five-goal thriller – Punch

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AWCON qualifier: Falcons upbeat ahead Black Queens clash – Punch

Barca Condemned to Win Tonight, Says Koeman – Thisday

Bill Russell, Dirk Nowitzki Headline Initial 25 of NBA’s 75 Greatest Players List – Bleacher Report

Brian Snitker Says Braves Will Be Fine After Game 3 Loss vs. Dodgers – Bleacher Report

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Bucks Championship 2021 Banner, Ring Ceremony, Twitter Reaction and Highlights – Bleacher Report

Bucks’ Jrue Holiday Ruled out vs. Nets with Heel Injury – Bleacher Report

Cade Cunningham Ruled out of Pistons’ Season Opener vs. Bulls with Ankle Injury – Bleacher Report

Celtics Rumors: Jabari Parker Agrees to New Contract After Clearing Waivers – Bleacher Report

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CHAMPIONS LEAGUE No Room for Niceties as Suarez and Liverpool Reunite Again – Thisday

CHAMPIONS LEAGUE Salah Fires Brace as Liverpool Maintain Top Spot – Thisday

Champions League: Ajax’s Haller equals 18-year-old Drogba record with goal vs Borussia Dortmund – Goal

Champions League: Klopp slams Atletico’s style as teams clash today – New Telegraph

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Collin Sexton Rumors: Cavs PG Didn’t Demand $100M Contract Before Deadline – Bleacher Report

Dapo Abiodun pre-season: Shooting, Kwara Utd clash in final – New Telegraph

Deandre Ayton, Suns Didn’t Have ‘Real’ Contract Negotiations, GM James Jones Says – Bleacher Report

Eagles squad value rises from ‘227m to ‘246m – Punch

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Falcons target big win against Black Queens, camp bubbles – New Telegraph

FIFA ‘deeply concerned’ at social media footage of DR Congo Under-20 women’s national team – CNN

FIFA, CAF disagree over number of Musa’s Eagles caps – Punch

Genk may stop Onuachu from taking penalties – Punch

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Giannis Posts 32 and 14 as Bucks Top Kevin Durant, Nets to Open 2021-22 Season – Bleacher Report

Goal Merchant, Onuachu, to Lose Genks Penalty Duty – Thisday

Gov Makinde Challenges Aruna to Ttennis Contest – Thisday

Griezmann makes unwanted Champions League history with red card in Atletico-Liverpool clash – Goal

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Haller hits sixth Champions League goal as Ajax thrash Dortmund – Punch

Handball: Shooters, Angels begin title defence – Punch

How to watch Barcelona vs Dinamo Kiev in the 2021-22 Champions League from India – Goal

How to watch Manchester United vs Atalanta in the 2021-22 Champions League from India – Goal

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I couldn’t sleep after Eagles CAR defeat ‘Pinnick – Punch

Iheanacho, Moses clash in Europa League – Punch

Ikpeazu Seeks Partnership with Top European Clubs for Enyimba FC – Thisday

Injured Ndidi, Etebo begin rehab – Punch

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Inter Milan’s Dzeko next to Drogba in Champions League ranks – Goal

Is Ben Simmons Making Sixers Situation Worse for Himself – Bleacher Report

Iwobi’s EPL goal drought enters nine months – Punch

Jaguars’ Dawuane Smoot Unexpectedly Delivered Newborn Daughter at Home – Bleacher Report

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James Harden on Contract Talks: ‘I Don’t Plan on Leaving’ Nets Despite No New Deal – Bleacher Report

Jeremy Pruitt’s Lawyer Threatens Lawsuit vs. Tennessee Without Contract Settlement – Bleacher Report

Kevin Durant: ‘Maybe I Was Reaching a Little Bit’ Calling Bucks a Dynasty – Bleacher Report

Klopp says ‘dirty points often the most important’ after Liverpool beat Atltico – Yahoo

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Leaky defence tempers Liverpool’s joy as Virgil van Dijk shows rustiness – Yahoo

Lionel Messi’s Panenka wins it for PSG after RB Leipzig threaten upset – Yahoo

Mahrez’s brace: Manchester City star extends impressive Champions League run against Club Brugge – Goal

Marvin Bagley III’s Agent Slams Kings for Leaving PF out of Rotation to Open Season – Bleacher Report

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Mbappe botches PSG penalty after denying Messi hat-trick in scrappy win over RB Leipzig – Goal

Messi Scores Second Half Brace To Give PSG 3-2 Win Over Leipzig – Daily Independent

Mohamed Salah sets another record as Liverpool hold on for Atletico Madrid win – Yahoo

Mookie Betts, Cody Bellinger Fuel Dodgers Rally in Stunning Game 3 Win over Braves – Bleacher Report

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Murray Shows Quality in Edging Past Frances Tiafoe in Antwerp – Thisday

Nathan Chen says he has grown since disappointing Pyeongchang Games – CNN

NBA boss hopes Kyrie Irving decides to get vaccinated against Covid-19 – CNN

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