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Manchester United player Raphael Varane has reportedly announced his retirement from international football at the age of 29. The Frenchman is hanging his boots after earning 93 caps and won a World Cup with the team. Football journalist, Fabrizio Romano announced the news on Twitter. He said: “Official. Raphaël Varane announces his retirement from international football, he won’t play for French national team anymore. 🚨🇫🇷 #France #MUFC” Varane has been part of the French national team set-up since 2013 and helped them to global glory in 2018, while also claiming a UEFA Nations League crown in 2021 and reaching another…

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Eight artists or groups are appearing on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame list of nominees for the first time. The names of nominees include Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, Joy Division/New Order, Cyndi Lauper, George Michael, Willie Nelson, The White Stripes and Warren Zevon. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame also welcome 24 groups to the list of 2023 nominees. This year’s group of 14 includes: Kate Bush, Sheryl Crow, Missy Elliott, Iron Maiden, Joy Division/New Order, Cyndi Lauper and George Michael. Others are; Willie Nelson,Rage Against the Machine, Soundgarden, The Spinners, A Tribe Called Quest, The White…

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Andrew Tate, the controversial former kickboxer turned social media influencer, and his brother Tristan will remain in detention in Romania on allegations of human trafficking and rape, after losing their appeal, CNN affiliate Antena 3 reported on Wednesday. The brothers will remain in the custody of Bucharest Police until 27 February, Antena 3 reported. The court’s decision is final. Andrew Tate is known for his viral rants online about male dominance, female submission and wealth. He openly advocates violence against women, and had previously been banned from every major social media platform until Elon Musk reinstated his Twitter account after…

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A lying-in-state was held for Tyre Nichols’ on Wednesday, by family and friends amidst grief in Memphis, U.S.A. The deceased was remembered with songs of faith and heartfelt tributes, blending a celebration of his life with outraged calls for Police reform after the brutal beating he endured at the hands of Memphis Police. Nichols’ mother, RowVaughn Wells, fought back tears as she spoke lovingly of her son. “The only thing that’s keeping me going is that I truly believe that my son was sent here on assignment from God. And I guess now his assignment is done. He’s gone home,”…

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The All Progressive Congress Presidential Campaign Campaign Council, on Wednesday, reacted to claims that its flag bearer, Bola Tinubu slammed President Muhammadu Buhari, during his campaign in Calabar, Cross River State. Reports emerged that Tinubu criticized Buhari’s administration over management of Nigeria’s foreign exchange market which has led to the depreciation of the naira. The recent attack is coming some days after he criticized the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN)’s naira redesign policy and the current fuel scarcity in major cities across the country, alleging that they are part of the plots to sabotage his victory at the forthcoming presidential…

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Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed has said that the federal government was not “officially aware” of any entity in the Presidential Villa working against the victory of the All Progressives Congress’ flag bearer, Bola Tinubu. He also said that the President Muhammadu Buhari, was neither favouring nor disfavouring any presidential candidate ahead of the February 25 election. “If there’s anybody who is working against any candidate, we don’t know officially,” he said. He made this known to State House Correspondents after this week’s Federal Executive Council meeting chaired by the President at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja. Voiceofnaija.ng had…

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Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, replied the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, over the latter’s comment on Monday during his campaign rally. Udom said that Tinubu always resorts to abusing and insulting people during campaigns because he has nothing to bring to the table for Nigerians. He also said that despite being insulted by the former Lagos State Governor, he would prefer to allow peace to reign by ignoring him and focusing on helping install good governance to rescue Nigerians from their present woes. Emmanuel spoke on Tuesday evening at Government House, Uyo while inaugurating…

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NFL legend, Tom Brady has announced his retirement from the sport. Brady reportedly “informed the Bucs today at 6:00am he’d be retiring,” according to ESPN’s Jeff Darlington. This announcement also comes one year to the day that Brady first announced his retirement, a decision he would reverse just weeks later. In a video posted to social media, Tom Brady, the greatest quarterback to ever play the game announced for a second time that he was retiring. “Good morning guys. I’ll get to the point right away. I’m retiring, for good,” the quarterback said in the video. I know the process…

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A 40-year-old housewife, identified as Charity Upev, and her son, Tertsea, have been remanded in a custodial centre for alleged culpable homicide. During the trial at a Makurdi Chief Magistrates’ Court, Benue State, on Tuesday, the prosecution counsel, Inspector Jonah Uletu, told the court that on January 24, the Divisional Police Officer of ‘E’ Division Police Station, Makurdi, received information that Charity and her son beat up Fanen, her in-law living with her. The prosecutor said Charity claimed that her in-law stole meat from her pot of soup. The police said Fanen became unconscious as a result of the beating…

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Jaafar Jackson, the 26-year-old nephew of Michael Jackson, will portray the late king of pop in a movie biopic, studio Lionsgate announced on Monday. The casting marks Jaafar’s screen debut and looks set to catapult him into the Hollywood spotlight. The movie, titled “Michael,” is being made with the cooperation of Jackson’s family and estate, offering “audiences an in-depth portrayal of the man and our brother who became the King of Pop,” said a Jackson family statement in February last year. The movie will be directed by Antoine Fuqua, produced by “Bohemian Rhapsody’s” Graham King and written by three-time Oscar…

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