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UN deputy chief Amina Mohammed expected in Nigeria for consultations

Ms Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, would next week travel to Nigeria where she is expected to hold talks with President Muhammadu Buhari and other top government functionaries.

Thousands rally against Czech president’s attack on media

Thousands of Czechs have taken to the streets of the capital, Prague, in defiance of a recent attack on local independent media by the country’s recently re-elected President Milos Zeman.

Chung Hyeon slays Tomas Berdych in Indian Wells

Australian Open semi-finalist Chung Hyeon has continued his string of giant killing in Indian Wells, out-stroking 12th seeded Tomas Berdych 6-4 6-4 to make the round of 16.

Indian Wells: Simona Halep, Karolina Pliskova advance, Garbine Muguruza suffers shock defeat

World number one Simona Halep and fifth seed Karolina Pliskova eased through their WTA Indian Wells openers on Friday but reigning Wimbledon champ Garbine Muguruza bit the dust in the California desert.

Serena Williams eager to hit with big guns again

Serena Williams is through taking baby steps on the comeback trail after the birth of her daughter Alexis Olympia in September.

Slovak police free all suspects held after journalist murder

Slovak police on Saturday said they had released seven Italian businessmen detained after they were named by murdered journalist Jan Kuciak in an explosive report on alleged high-level political corruption linked to the mafia.

Kurdish Syrian ex-leader Salih Muslim arrested in Prague

Salih Muslim, a prominent former leader of the Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) in Syria, has been arrested in the Czech capital, according to Turkish security officials and the PYD.

Roger Federer becomes oldest ATP world number one

Roger Federer added yet another record to his vast collection when he guaranteed becoming the oldest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world number one by beating Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6 6-1 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in Rotterdam on Friday.

World Cup: Don’t interfere in Gernot Rohr’s job – Minister tells NFF

As Nigeria’s Super Eagles begin preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, the Minister of Youths and Sports, Solomon Dalung, has warned officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) not to meddle in the affairs of the team’s technical adviser, Gernot Rohr.

Grigor Dimitrov edges Aussie home boy Nick Kyrgios

Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov ousted Australia’s Nick Kyrgios in the late fourth round match on Sunday to join Rafa Nadal, Marin Cilic and Kyle Edmund in the quarters finals of the Australian Open.

Ruthless Caroline Wozniacki, Marin Cilic into Australian Open quarters

Ruthless Caroline Wozniacki kicked into full gear Sunday to storm into the Australian Open quarter-finals with workmanlike Marin Cilic joining her after winning his 100th Grand Slam match.

Arsene Wenger handled Alex Iwobi’s disciplinary issue like a father – Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr has hailed Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger for the manner he handled Alex Iwobi’s disciplinary issue.

Rafael Nadal dominant as big guns pull off great escapes

Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki and Grigor Dimitrov pulled off great escapes to stay in contention.

NFF confirm Serbia, Poland, Congo friendlies for Super Eagles

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will play five friendly matches ahead of their participation at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.


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President Buhari: We‘ll average 1 million metric tons of fertilizer in 2018

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NBA rejects Lagos government’s 50% reduction of land use charge

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Enugu set to relaunch transport company

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Kremlin: Britain’s claim Vladimir Putin ordered ex-spy poisoning ‘unforgiveable’

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov on Friday said statements by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson tying Russian President Vladimir Putin to the attack on an ex-double agent were "shocking and unforgiveable".