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World Cup 2018: What big teams & players will be notably missed?

Even though it is the biggest event in football, the World Cup will be devoid of some of the best players in the world in 2018. Alexis Sanchez won’t be taking part as Chile fell at the final hurdle, although their absence at the tournament influenced Argentina’s inclusion, meaning fans won’t have to miss out […]

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Boko Haram No Longer Hold Any Territory In Nigeria

Nigeria’s Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN told the UN General Assembly in New York that the Boko Haram terrorists no longer held any territory in the country. Samson Itegboje, stated this while presenting Nigeria’s message at the ‘High-Level Meeting of the General Assembly on Peacebuilding and Sustaining Peace’ at the UN headquarters. […]

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Feature: Will Amsterdam conference profit women’s coaches in Africa?

By Samuel Ahmadu Ahead of November 6 conference for Uefa women’s national teams’ coaches in the Netherlands, will the attendance of an Caf representative help Africa? With a lot still expected from Caf in Africa, Uefa has remained a phenomenon and an example to other ‘lazy’ confederations due to it immense levels of professionalism in […]

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Nigeria Women Premier League 2017 Super Four finalists emerge

Defending champions Rivers Angels, Delta Queens, Bayelsa Queens and Nasarawa Amazons qualified for next month’s Nigeria Women Premier League Super Four tournament billed for Lagos. The quartet ended their Nigeria’s women topflight campaign occupying the top two spots of the group A and B as the regular season came to an end on Wednesday. Despite […]

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Lagos 2017: ITTF unveils seeding list for doubles event of Nigeria Open

The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has unveiled seeding list for the doubles events of the ITTF Challenge Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’. In the men’s doubles seeding list, India’s duo of GNANASEKARAN Sathiyan and SHETTY Sanil are number one while France’s Antoine Hachard and Gregoire Jean are number two in the list. India’s Sarthak Gandhi […]

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2017 ITTF Nigeria Open: Indian star aiming to replicate Belgium feat in Lagos

……LOC selects media interns Sathiyan Gnanasekaran is the second Indian after Sharath Achanta to have won an ITTF Tour title after his triumph at the 2016 Belgium Open and 24-year-old believes he can repeat last year’s feat at the ITTF Nigeria Open ‘Lagos 2017’. Also, the Local Organising Committee (LOC) has selected two Mass Communication […]

World

North Korea looking for trouble, warns US President, Donald Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has warned North Korea, saying the country is looking for “trouble”. Trump, on his Twitter handle, threatened to solve the North Korean problem alone should China fail to intervene. “North Korea is looking for trouble. If China decides to help, that would be great. If not, we will solve the problem […]

World

United Kingdom formally triggers article 50, part ways with European Union

Theresa May, the prime minister of the United Kingdom, has finally triggered article 50, which would activate UK’s departure from the European Union. While speaking at the UK parliament after the country’s ambassador formally handed over the activation letter to the EU in Brussels, May said it was a “unique opportunity” to “shape a brighter […]

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Attacks On Nigerians, Others Must Stop – President Zuma Warns South Africans

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has finally spoken against the acts of violence by his citizens on non-nationals, his office said on Friday. Anti-immigrant violence has flared sporadically in South Africa against a background of near-record unemployment, with foreigners being accused of taking jobs from citizens and getting involved in crime. In a statement by […]

Business World

Gionee To Launch A1 At Mobile World Congress 2017

Gionee Communication Equipment Co. Ltd, has disclosed that it will launch a brand new smartphone A1, at the Mobile World Congress (MWC). Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised annually by the Groupe Speciale Mobile Associatio (GSMA), an association of mobile operators in Barcelona, Spain. It represents the interests […]

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Nigeria’s John Mikel Obi Loses On His First Match for China’s Tianjin Teda

John Obi Mikel made his debut for Tianjin TEDA on Wednesday, in their 2-1 friendly defeat to Borussia Mönchengladbach U23 at the Tianjin Olympic Center Stadium. Zhou Tong got TEDA’s lone strike as Mikel was replaced in the second half alongside debutant, Wang Dong and Zhou Liao and Goodley. The Nigeria international left Chelsea on […]

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‘You’re a tyrant’ – Celine Dion, others reject offers to perform at Trump’s Inauguration

More A list performers have turned down offers to perform at Donald Trump’s inauguration party. The list which has continued to grow include performers including Elton John, Andrea Bocelli and Celine Dion. Earlier today Welish singer Charlotte Church rejected an offer to perform as she took to twitter to not only reject the offer but […]

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Migration Control: German Border Closes Against Over 1,200 Nigerian In 2016

At least 1,237 Nigerians were stopped from entering Germany between January and November 2016, according to official documents cited by a German newspaper. The Nigerians were among 19,720 migrants stopped from entering Germany during the period, the Neue Osnabruecker Zeitung (NOZ) reported, citing numbers from the German Federal Police. Scores of Nigerians travel out of […]

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DSS Provides Information To US To Avert Major Crime, Receives Obama’s Applauds

President Barack Obama has written to President Muhammadu Buhari, to thank Nigeria for its role in providing information that led to the foiling of a planned terrorist attack on the United States of America (USA). Obama also commended the Department of State Services (DSS) which provided the intelligence information. The DSS disclosed to a few […]