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‘It doesn’t matter how, you just win’ – analysis of England’s win over Wales

Six Nations 2018 highlights: England 12-6 Wales It doesn’t matter how you win this game. You just win it. Perfection can wait for a contest that isn’t England v Wales. Do boring. Kick for territory and kick into space. Do the basics: a solid set-piece, a resolute defence. Play safe: win the high balls, don’t cough possession up. And so it doesn’t matter that England went an hour without scoring a point, or that they conceded five times as many penalties as their opponents. They kept a shoulder to the front door and they locked the back gate. After being burgled at this ground too many times, the security stood firm. Because this could have been another classic Welsh larceny in London, unlikely though that seemed for most of the evening, just as it was in 1999, in 20...

Winter Olympics 2018: US teenager Red Gerard wins men’s slopestyle

The 17-year-old American Red Gerard wins a shock gold medal in the men’s slopestyle with an incredible third run in the final, on day two of the 2018 Winter Olympics. WATCH MORE: Bloody Draculas and handy boarders – best of slopestyle Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Available to UK users only.

Madrid vs Real

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Leganes vs Eibar

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Villarreal vs Alaves

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Malaga vs Atletico

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Kano LG elections: All votes must count — Ganduje

By AbdulSalam Muhammad Elections into local government councils in Kano held yesterday in an atmosphere devoid of rancour and violence. Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje The All Progressives Congress, APC, as at press time, waste to clear the  484 political wards spread across 44 local government areas of the state. The election, which  was characterised by voter apathy and late arrival of sensitive materials to polling centres, was conducted under water-tight security; and there was no reported cases of violence during the exercise that commenced by 10.00am and ended 6.00pm. But Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, who cast his vote at Ganduje ward, in Dawakin Tofa Local Government Area, at around 12:20 noon, said that “all votes must count.” Ganduje said “my vote is...

HERDSMEN KILLINGS: Jurist calls for proper manning of Nigeria’s borders clash

A retired jurist, justice Abdullahi Idris Haroun, has called on the Federal Government to rise up to its responsibility of properly manning the nation’s borders to check illegal migrants, particularly herdsmen from neighboring countries. herdsmen Haroun, a former Grand Khadi of Kwara State Sharia Court of Appeal, spoke during an interview with newsmen in Ilorin. According to him, illegal immigrants had caused havoc to the unity, peace and coexistence of the Nigerian people and warned that, if not checked, Nigerians would continue to live in an atmosphere of crime and criminality.

My ex went down on his knees to propose – Mimi Ubini

By Ayo Onikoyi Truly, some memories live long and die but there are those, no matter how long they live they never die. Such is the Valentine’s experience actress, blogger and video vixen Mimi Ubini had with her ex boyfriend who proposed to her on Valentine’s Day, but as fate would have it they never made good the promise. For Mimi though the memory lives evergreen in her heart. Mimi Ubini She shares the moment: “My best Valentine’s experience was the day my ex boyfriend surprised me with an engagement ring. It was such a big shock because I never saw it coming” “He just called me to meet him in a restaurant in Victoria Island and I was like “Babe’, why are we eating out?, I have just prepared Egusi soup but he insisted and I quickly put on a jean and top. I drove to t...

I never had a romantic Valentine’s Day – Cossy

By Ayo Onikoyi Nollywood’s widely acclaimed queen of boobs, Cossy Orjiakor, without any iota of doubt cuts the picture of a perfect romance that can light up the secret fantasy of many men. Though some years ago, she spoiled herself with a pink sports car to mark the ‘lovers’ day,’ in a chat with Potpourri, the boobs-flashing singer and actress revealed she had never really had a romantic Valentine’s Day. “If you ask me if I had ever had a romantic Valentine’s Day, my answer would be no, because none comes to my mind. I can’t even remember one. But if you ask me about my worst Valentine’s Day, I would say it was in February 14, 2013, when Goldie died. That was one of my worst days and I can never forget that,” she said. However, she says she has nothing planned for thi...

Ishegbe assures Ethiope federal constituency of effective representation

Honourable Godfrey Ishegbe has assured the people of Ethiope Federal Constituency of effective representation if given the opportunity to serve them at Federal House of Representatives. Hon. Ishegbe gave this assurance while speaking with newsmen during the Delta central senatorial district enlarged meeting of the People Democratic Party,PDP, in Oghara, Ethiope West Local Government Area, Delta State, just as he commended the National Chairman of the PDP, Chief Uche Secondus   for his leadership quality and for ensuring that imposition of candidates in the party is a thing of the past. He said that he was pained by the lack of Federal presence or project in the constituency, and vowed to correct the scenario by attracting “ massive developmental projects “to the federa...

Winter Olympics: Russian athlete’s comments probed for breaking Team OAR rules

Semen Elistratov (right) won bronze in the 1500m short-track speed skating XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. Full coverage times Comments made by a Russian medallist in Pyeongchang are being investigated after they appeared to break the rules of the neutral team’s behaviour. Semen Elistratov, competing for Olympic Athletes from Russia (OAR), dedicated his speed skating medal to Russian athletes excluded from the Games. He also said their expulsion, because of state-sponsored doping at the 2014 Games in Sochi, was “harsh and unfair”. The International Olympic Committee is now collating evidence on the comments. “We have a surveill...