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Mbappe Leads PSG Attack, Real Sociedad Missing Oyarzabal

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Kylian Mbappe spearheads the Paris Saint-Germain attack in Wednesday’s Champions League last 16 first leg against Real Sociedad, who are missing captain Mikel Oyarzabal at the Parc des Princes.

Mbappe, who has 30 goals in all competitions this season for his club, is flanked by Ousmane Dembele and Bradley Barcola in the PSG front line.

The one real surprise in the French champions’ line-up comes in defence, with Brazilian January signing Lucas Beraldo starting at left-back rather than Lucas Hernandez.

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Spanish international forward Oyarzabal missed Real Sociedad’s weekend defeat against Osasuna in La Liga and is not ready to return yet.

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Portugal striker Andre Silva, on loan from RB Leipzig, therefore leads the visitors’ attack as Real Sociedad play a Champions League knockout tie for the first time in 20 years.

Big-spending PSG have gone out of the competition in the last 16 in five of the last seven seasons.

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Starting line-ups:

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Paris Saint-Germain (4-3-3)

Gianluigi Donnarumma; Achraf Hakimi, Marquinhos (capt), Danilo Pereira, Lucas Beraldo; Warren Zaire-Emery, Fabian Ruiz, Vitinha; Ousmane Dembele, Kylian Mbappe, Bradley Barcola

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Coach: Luis Enrique (ESP)

Real Sociedad (4-3-3)

Alex Remiro; Hamari Traore, Igor Zubeldia, Robin Le Normand, Javi Galan; Brais Mendez, Martin Zubimendi, Mikel Merino (capt); Takefusa Kubo, Andre Silva, Ander Barrenetxea

Coach: Imanol Alguacil (ESP)

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Referee: Marco Guida (ITA)

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Troops Ambush Terrorists On Transit To Cause Havoc In Kaduna, Neutralize Two

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Troops of the Nigerian Army have neutralized two terrorists and recovered arms in Giwa Local Government Area of Kaduna State.

Director Army Public Relations, Major General Onyema Nwachukwu, who made this known in a statement on Sunday, April 14, 2024, said the terrorists were on transit to cause havoc in the area.

Nigerian Army troops deployed for Counter- terrorism Counter-insurgency operations in the North West on Saturday 13 April 2024 successfully ambushed and neutralized two terrorists transiting with arms in Kaduna,” the statement read.

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The operation, which took place in Rafin Sariki Village of Giwa Local Government Area, was a prompt response to actionable intelligence on the presence of terrorists transiting with a sack containing weapons.

“The troops laid in ambush for the terrorists and engaged them in a gun battle, that neutralized two of the terrorists. The gallant troops also recovered one AK-47 rifle, 52 rounds of 7.62mm special ammunition, and one locally fabricated revolver frame.

“The Nigerian Army remains committed to ensuring the safety and security of the citizenry and the nation in general.

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“The NA will thus, continue to take decisive actions against terrorists activities in the region.”

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Video: Moment Pastor Enenche Sent Lady Away For Giving False Testimony On The Altar

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A video of popular Nigerian clergyman, Paul Eneche, calling out a woman for sharing a false testimony has made the rounds on social media.

The woman who attends his church in Abuja was on the altar to share her testimony of how God made her the “only graduate in her family.”

Worried by her command of English. the cleric asked the lady what degree did graduated with and she said ‘’Law”. Prodding further, the cleric asked her what kind of Law degree, the lady answered ‘’B.Sc in Law”

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He asked that the lady leave the altar and warned his members never to come to the altar to lie about a “testimony.”

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JUST IN: DSS Arrests El-Rufai’s Political Ally Over Post On Gov Sani

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Aisha Galadima, a strong political ally of the former governor of Kaduna State, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai, has been arrested in Kaduna.

The arrest, a source told DAILY POST, was connected to a post on her Facebook page, criticizing Governor Uba Sani.

The female politician was picked up by the operatives of the Department of State Services, DSS, from her residence on Sunday afternoon.

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The development was confirmed by one of her brothers, who said, “Aisha has just been arrested by DSS at her Tudun Wada residence in Kaduna.”

 

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