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President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou, was one of the first senior citizens in world football to commiserate with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and the Nigeria football family over the death of Nigeria legend, Stephen Keshi, on Wednesday.

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, Lagos State Council, has condemned the attack by armed bandits on the Publisher of the Vanguard Newspapers, Mr. Sam Amuka-Pemu, at his residence in the early hours of Monday, June 6, 2016.

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The Nestle Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championship, now in its 18th year, climaxed on Sunday June 5 with the arrival of participating teams.

One of African football's best-known figures, Stephen Keshi, has died at the age of 54, the Nigeria Football Federation has said.

A former captain of the Nigeria national team, Keshi was one of only two men to win the Africa Cup of Nations both as a player and a coach.

He also managed Togo and Mali, and his playing career included a spell for Belgian club side, Anderlecht.

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, said on Monday that his administration remains focused on giving the Super Eagles the maximum support to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.

Head Coach of the Nigeria U-23 team, Samson Siasia has said his team learnt a lot from the 4 -Nation Suwon Invitational Tournament in Korea Republic, after his boys ended the invitational with a 3-1 defeat of Honduras on Monday.

 At the post match press conference, Siasia said that the experience in Korea was overwhelming.

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How 911 Call Saved Rape Victim

 

 

A Georgia woman who police say was kidnapped and assaulted early Monday reportedly called 911 after her attacker ordered her to call her boyfriend so he could hear her being raped.

'Superb' Rooney Can Save Van Gaal, Says Ferdinand

 

 

Manchester United great, Rio Ferdinand, believes Wayne Rooney can lead a Manchester United turnaround.

The United captain was benched against Stoke City before returning to the starting line-up for the 0-0 draw against Chelsea on Monday.

Juventus May Woo Manchester United’s Darmian

 

 

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Happy (almost) New Year! People around the world are readying to pop some bubbly and ring in 2016. But New Year’s traditions vary from country to country, and they’re downright fascinating.

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A Nigerian businessman is set to unveil what he says is Africa's largest statue of Jesus, describing it as a symbol of peace in a country wracked by Islamist insurgency.

NCC, MTN Battle In Court

 

 

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has asked the Federal High Court in Lagos to dismiss or decline hearing in the suit filed by MTN Nigeria Communications Limited challenging the N1.04 trillion fine imposed on it by the commission.

Fayose Didn’t Spend N250m On Foreign Trip, Says PDP

 

 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State has described as

childish way of peddling falsehood, claim by the state chapter of the

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South Africa's Monarch Loses Bid For Freedom

 

South Africa's justice minister has thrown out a bid by the Thembu king to reopen his criminal trial so that he can avoid serving 12 years in prison.

King Buyelekhaya Dalindyebo had failed to provide any new evidence to justify a retrial, Michael Masutha said.

Petrol To Sell At N86.50 Per Litre In Nigeria

 

The Petroleum Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) in Nigeria has announced the implementation of the revised components of the Petroleum Pricing Template for Premium Motor Spirit (PMS).

 

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