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Queen Moremi Ajasoro pageant will reawaken cultural values in youths – Ooni of Ife

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, has said that the introduction of the Queen Moremi Ajasoro (QMA) beauty pageant is to reawaken cultural values and responsibilities among Nigerian youths, especially, girls.

Governor Willie Obiano hails Super Eagles for picking World Cup ticket

Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra has hailed the Super Eagles of Nigeria for emerging the first African country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Arsenal celebrates Alex Iwobi’s World Cup ticket-winning goal, congratulates Nigeria

English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, have celebrated their youngster, Alex Iwobi, who scored Nigeria’s solitary match-winner against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.

Kensington Adebutu splashes N50m on Eagles

Multi-millionaire business mogul, Chief Kensington Adebutu, on Saturday rewarded the Super Eagles with the sum of N50m after the three-time African champions became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Liberians choose new president as Ellen Johnson Sirleaf steps aside

Liberians head to the polls on Tuesday to elect a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, with hopes for a leader who will kickstart the economy and safeguard a fragile peace.

Governor Aminu Tambuwal hails Super Eagles’s qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has congratulated the Super Eagles for becoming the first African team to qualify for next year’s soccer World Cup dubbed Russia 2018.

Cameroon army denies shooting at protesters from attack helicopters

Witnesses and rights groups said troops and attack helicopters opened fire on protesters at the height of separatist rallies in English-speaking areas of Cameroon over the weekend, killing and wounding people.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup

Nigeria became the first African country to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, after they beat Zambia 1-0 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

WCQ: Super Eagles will beat Zambia with hard work, God’s grace – Odion Ighalo

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo has expressed confidence that Nigeria will secure the the 2018 FIFA World Cup ticket with an outright win over Zambia in Uyo through hard work and God’s grace.‎

WCQ: How we’ll pick Super Eagles XI against Zambia – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed the factors that will determine his starting team for Saturday’s Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier against Zambia here in Uyo.

Minister Babtunde Fashola to represent President Buhari at Nigeria vs Zambia match

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola (SAN), will represent His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR), at Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying showdown between Nigeria and Zambia in Uyo.

Brazil calls on Swiss for help in Olympic vote-buying case

Brazilian authorities investigating Olympic official Carlos Nuzman in a vote-buying case have asked for help from prosecutors in Switzerland, where he is believed to have stored gold bars.

FIFA to root out age cheating at U17 World Cup

With the 2017 U17 FIFA World Cup set to take the centre stage in India this weekend, FIFA has vowed to root out age cheating.

14,000 migrants return to home country from Greece in 2017 – Police

Some 14,000 migrants returned to their home countries from Greece since the beginning of 2017, abandoning hopes of legal passage and asylum in wealthier parts of Europe.

Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace denies grabbing more land

President Robert Mugabe's wife has unveiled her plans for the Mazowe business empire just over a month after Zanu-PF youths raided and destroyed temporary shelters housing several families in the area, says a report.

WCQ: Super Eagles ready to conquer Zambia – Salisu Yusuf

Super Eagles Assistant Coach, Salisu Yusuf, on Thursday said the players were in good mood and ready to conquer Zambia on Saturday in their World Cup qualifying match.

Three African countries on brink of qualification for World Cup

Nigeria, Egypt and Tunisia could all book their spots at next year’s World Cup in the penultimate round of African qualifiers at the weekend, but the other two slots will only be decided next month.

WCQ: Nigeria under pressure to qualify for Russia 2018 – Jonathan Akpoborie

Former Nigeria International, Jonathan Akpoborie, says the Super Eagles and not Chipolopolo of Zambia are under pressure to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

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