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Super Eagles beat Poland 1-0 in Wroclaw

Nigeria Super Eagles yesterday defeated Poland 1-0 at the Municipal Stadium, Wroclaw, to put the team on course for a good showing at the summer World Cup in Russia.

DStv, GOtv to air all Nigerian friendly matches ahead of Russia 2018

DStv and GOtv subscribers will have front row seats to watch the Nigerian friendly matches in preparation for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, which kicks off June on 14. The Nigerian friendly matches are exclusive to SuperSport, the world of champions.

Philippe Coutinho scores as Neymar-less Brazil breeze past Russia

Brazil began life without Neymar with a 3-0 victory over Russia in their international friendly on Friday.

Donald Trump suspends metal tariffs for key US trade partners

US President Donald Trump on Thursday authorized the suspension of controversial tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from key trade partners including the European Union.

FIFA women’s rankings: Nigeria drops to 38th position, U.S retains top spot

Germany dropped out of the top two in the FIFA women’s rankings for the first time since 2009 after a poor run of results while the United State retained top spot.

Brazil Supreme Court delays decision on Lula imprisonment

Brazil's top court on Thursday delayed until April 4 a decision on whether ex-president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva should go to jail if he loses an appeal next week.

Britain appoints Nigerian as first female black ambassador to Mozambique

Great Britain has appointed a Nigerian as the first female black ambassador to Mozambique. She is Ms NneNne Iwuji-Eme.

Pakistan to produce footballs for 2018 FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA world cup holding in Russia will be played with made-in-Pakistan footballs, Mr. Azim Khan, Head of Chancery of Pakistan High Commission, has said.

Bill Gates faults Nigeria’s economic growth plan

Bill Gate, the Co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, yesterday faulted the Federal Government's Economic Recovery And Growth Plan (ERGP).

Donald Trump to impose tariffs on $60 billion of Chinese imports

US President Donald Trump has signed an order that paves the way for imposing tariffs on as much as $60bn worth of Chinese goods imports.

President Buhari’s economic blueprint does not address Nigerians’ needs – Bill Gates

The present economic templates being used by the Muhammadu Buhari government do not have the ability to address the unique needs of Nigerians at present, American business magnate, Bill Gates, has said.

Nigerian Navy, 24 others join forces against piracy

The Nigerian Navy and her counterparts from 24 other countries on Thursday commenced a multinational sea exercise against piracy, oil theft and other maritime crimes in the Gulf of Guinea (GOG).

Without Neymar, Brazil brace for Russia clash

Training between mounds of snow without Neymar, Brazil may be forgiven for feeling out of their element as they prepare to face hosts Russia in their penultimate World Cup warmup.

The best for Antoine Griezmann would be to stay at Atletico – Diego Costa

Diego Costa has told team-mate Antoine Griezmann he is best off staying at Atletico Madrid.

Paul Pogba: I would like to play with Neymar

The Brazil international hailed Pogba in an interview with La Liga’s website in 2016, during his time at Barcelona and the Frenchman’s spell at Juventus, claiming he would fit in well at Camp Nou.

Lionel Messi: This is my last chance to win World Cup

Argentina star Lionel Messi is aware time is fast running out on his international career and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia may be his last chance to win a senior international title.

Ronaldinho: Lionel Messi versus Cristiano Ronaldo battle good for football

The eternal battle between Barcelona and Real Madrid icons Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is “good for football”, says Brazil legend Ronaldinho.

Tony Cottee: Mo Salah worth £150m if Liverpool decide to sell him

The Egypt international scored four goals for Jurgen Klopp's side in their 5-0 demolition of Watford on Saturday to take his tally for the season in the Premier League to 28.


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Robert Lewandowski: Super Eagles defeat a lesson to Poland

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Roger Federer survives scare, to face Juan Martin del Potro in Indian Wells final

World number one Roger Federer survived a scare from unseeded Borna Coric to beat him 5-7 6-4 6-4 in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells in the U.S.

Bruno Tshibala: DRC’s Joseph Kabila eager to handover after December elections

Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Bruno Tshibala, has confirmed that his boss will not be a candidate in elections slated for December this year.

UNAIDS appoints Aisha Buhari as special ambassador

The Joint UN Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) has appointed Wife of the President, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, as UNAIDS Special Ambassador for the Elimination of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Promotion of Treatment for Children living with HIV in Nigeria.

Russia expels 23 UK diplomats in retaliatory move in spy row

Russia will expel 23 British diplomats in retaliation against the United Kingdom's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats, Russia's foreign ministry said.