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U-17 WYC: UAE‘s coach fears Eaglets’ firepower

Ahead of the August 26 Official Draw of the 2013 FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held Fairmont Bab Al Bahr hotel in Abu Dhabi, coach Rashid Amir of the host country, United Arab Emirates is not relishing the prospect of being grouped along with the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria in the preliminary stage. Nigeria […]

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U-17 WYC: Golden Eaglets head to Calabar for closed-camping

The Nigeria Football Federation(NFF) has finalized arrangement for the Golden Eaglets to resume their closed camping in Calabar next week after concluding the two-week screening exercise of new players at the NFF/FIFA Goal Project Centre in Abuja on Friday. Senator Liyel Imoke (CON), the Executive Governor of Cross River State, last week sanctioned the return […]

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Gov Fashola Host Pupils for Corona School,Harps on studying hard, Obedience to parents, teachers

FASHOLA RECEIVES PUPILS OF CORONA NURSERY SCHOOL ….Mentors them on virtues of studying hard, Obedience to parents, teachers Lagos State Governor, Mr Babatunde Fashola (SAN) on Tuesday received the Nursery two pupils of Corona Day Nursery School, Ikoyi on a visit, mentoring the young ones on virtues of studying hard, obeying their parents and listening […]

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Lagos Water Board Reveals Temporary Disruption of Water Supply

The Lagos State Water Corporation has announced that there will be temporary disruption of water supply in some parts of Lagos between Wednesday July 10 and Thursday July 11. The Group Managing Director, Engr. Shayo Holloway, stated that the disruption is due to on-going rehabilitation works at Iju intake and Headworks. He enjoined residents likely […]

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Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood rejects interim President’s Election road map

Expectedly, Egypt’s Islamist Muslim Brotherhood Tuesday rejected a road map for the return to constitutional rule issued in a decree by interim president Adly Mr Mansour, saying nothing short of the the reinstatement of President Mohammed Morsi will appease them. The local media quoted senior officials of the Brotherhood, the group that ousted Morsi belongs […]

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CHAN2014: Sunday Mba double crashes Cote d’Ivoire Again

African Nations Cup 2013 hero, Sunday Mba Saturday proved to be the slayer of the Elephants of Cote’d Ivoire, when he scored a brace and made two other goals in the home-based Eagles’ 4-1 victory over their Ivorian counterparts in the CAF African Nations Championship first leg qualifier decided at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna. […]

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Holt ends Norwich City spell, becomes Wigan seventh signing

Grant Holt will have a medical at Wigan after a fee was agreed a £4million fee for the 32-year-old Norwich striker, according to BBC Cumbria. Holt would become Owen Coyle’s seventh summer signing, joined the Canaries from Shrewsbury in 2009, and scored eight goals in 38 appearances last season. The initial fee could rise if […]

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Late POC Achebe for burial on Friday

The remains of the late three-time Secretary General of then Nigeria Football Association, Pa Philip Onuora Chikaodili Achebe, widely known as Mr. Football, would be laid to rest in his hometown, Ikenga Ogidi in Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State on Friday. According to a programme released by the family, there would be […]

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Kaduna Ready to host High-Profile Matches – Aminu

The Kaduna State Commissioner for Youth and Sport, Alhaji Aminu Sani has told the Northern state are ready to host more top Football games in Nigeria. The state government last Saturday at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium hosted the Home-Based Super Eagles CHAN qualifier against Ivory Coast, the game Keshi Boys won 4-1. Aminu revealed […]

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Chinese Company to Deliver 4 International Airport airport terminals

Promising that the quality of work it will do in Nigeria will be of the highest international standard comparable to similar projects executed by the company in other parts of the world, the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation, (CCECC) said it will deliver Nigeria’s four new International Airport terminals within 20 months. According to a […]

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Man City boss Pellegrini vows to win style points

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini on Wednesday revealed his reputation for producing teams that win with style was the key to his appointment at Eastlands. City’s Abu Dhabi-based owners opted to hire Pellegrini from Malaga as their replacement for Roberto Mancini despite the possibility of an approach for Jose Mourinho. Mancini won the Premier League […]

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Hazem el-Beblawi nominated Egypt Prime Minister

Egypt’s interim president Adly Mansour on Tuesday nominated former finance minister Hazem el Beblawi as the interim prime minister, the local media reported. The appointment comes on a day when the Muslim Brotherhood rejected a road map for the return of constitutional rule issued in a decree by Mansour on Monday night. Beblawi, 76, is […]

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France into first-ever U-20 World Cup final

France are into the Under-20 World Cup final for the first time in their history after beating Ghana 2-1 in Wednesday’s semi-final in Bursa. Florian Thauvin’s two goals put the French on a collision course with the winner of the other semi-final between Uruguay and Iraq with the final being staged in Istanbul on Saturday. […]

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Zimbabwe Denies Carter Centre accreditation to observe elections

Zimbabwe has denied the Carter Centre, which conducts election observation work across the globe, accreditation to observe the southern Africa nation’s forthcoming polls fixed for 31 July. A statement issued by the Atlanta-based Carter Foundation received by PANA on Tuesday, said the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission Chairperson, Rita Makarau, on 9 July informed the Carter Centre […]