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Super Falcons won their second group game at the Turkish Women’s Cup and they were even more impressive today against Uzbekistan than they were in their opening game against CSKA Moscow.

Super Falcons camp bubbles with 17 players in

Super Falcons head coach Randy Waldrum is upbeat ahead of the start of the Four-Nation invitational tournament tagged Summer Series, following the arrival Tuesday of no fewer than 16 players at team’s Marriot Marquis in Houston, Texas.
Super Falcons won their second group game at the Turkish Women’s Cup and they were even more impressive today against Uzbekistan than they were in their opening game against CSKA Moscow.

Super Falcons land in America for summer series

Nine-time African champions Nigeria have arrived in the United States of America for this year’s Summer Series – a 4-Nation Tournament also involving hosts USA, Jamaica, and Portugal’s ‘A’ Women Teams.
Police secure the scene of a mass shooting at a rail yard run by the Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority in San Jose, California, U.S. May 26, 2021. REUTERS-Peter DaSilva

Gunman kills at least 8 in mass shooting at California rail yard

At least eight people were killed when a transit employee opened fire at his co-workers at a light rail yard in San Jose, California, on Wednesday morning, the county sheriff’s office said, in the latest in a string of mass shootings this spring.
The Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija has revealed that members of a team involved in racketeering of Nigerian passport based in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States has been apprehended.

Envoy: Nigerian passport racketeer syndicate in US busted

The Consul-General of Nigeria in New York, Amb. Lot Egopija has revealed that members of a team involved in racketeering of Nigerian passport based in Baltimore, Maryland in the United States has been apprehended.
Yakubu Aiyegbeni has launched a scathing attack on Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, saying the former Bordeaux manager is one the worst coaches in Nigeria’s football history.

NFF’s FIFA match agent celebrates Nigeria proposed friendly with Mexico

NFF’s FIFA Match Agent, Jairo Pachon of Eurodata Sport, is excited that Nigeria will be playing Mexico in a friendly international on July 3 in the United States.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have announced the match tickets for Saturday’s international friendly between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Warriors of Zimbabwe at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba.

NFF confirms Mexico’s friendly match against Super Eagles

The Nigeria Football Federation has officially confirmed that the country’s national team, the Super Eagles will be stepping out for a friendly match against CONCACAF Gold Cup holders Mexico in July.
In March, the Department of Homeland Security ordered that travelers who had been in Guinea and Democratic Republic of the Congo within the past 21 days had to fly into one of six U.S. airports.

U.S. lifting Ebola travel restrictions on Guinea

The Biden administration said on Thursday it was lifting Ebola-related travel restrictions for U.S. visitors who have recently been in Guinea, effective Friday.

Sunday Oliseh: NFA almost denied Clemens Westerhof from leading Super Eagles to 1994 World...

Former Nigerian captain, Sunday Oliseh, has revealed that the Nigeria Football Association (NFA) tried to sack Clemens Westerhof as the coach of the Super Eagles prior to Nigeria’s first-ever appearance at the 1994 FIFA World Cup.
FILE PHOTO: Travelers walk through a pick-up area in the arrivals section at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in SeaTac, Washington, U.S. April 12, 2021. REUTERS/Lindsey Wasson

U.S. lifts Ebola-related DRC travel restrictions

The Biden administration on Friday said it had lifted travel restrictions for U.S. visitors who have recently been in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), but left them in place for Guinea travelers over address Ebola concerns.

NAPTIP seals off Aba baby factory, launches manhunt for owner

The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) has sealed off a baby factory in Aba, Abia State.
With less than 100 days to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, D’Tigress point guard, Promise Amukamara, is very confident that the team will put up a decent performance which Nigerians will be proud of.

Tokyo Olympics: D’Tigress will make Nigerians proud – Promise Amukamara

With less than 100 days to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, D’Tigress point guard, Promise Amukamara, is very confident that the team will put up a decent performance which Nigerians will be proud of.
At least eight people were dead after a shooting at the FedEx Ground Plainfield Operations Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana, late on Thursday, according to police.

Eight killed in mass shooting at Indianapolis FedEx facility

At least eight people were dead after a shooting at the FedEx Ground Plainfield Operations Centre in Indianapolis, Indiana, late on Thursday, according to police.
FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his first prime time address as president, marking the one-year anniversary of widespread shutdowns to combat the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and speaking about the impact of the pandemic during an address from the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., March 11, 2021. REUTERS/Tom Brenner

Business leaders urge US president to set ambitious climate goal

More than 300 businesses and investors, including such giants as Apple, Google, Microsoft and Coca-Cola, are calling on the Biden administration to set an ambitious climate change goal that would cut U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by at least 50% below 2005 levels by 2030.
Former Green Eagles goalkeeper, Emmanuel Okalla, has commended Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr Sunday Dare for his commitment to the welfare of Ex-players and athletes.

Tokyo Olympics: Minister confident Nigeria will return to track and field podium

Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare is confident Nigeria’s 13 year wait for a track and field medal at the Olympics will end this year at the Tokyo Games.

Nigerian national Owolabi Abdul extradited from Germany to US to face trial

Yusuf Owolabi Abdul, a Nigerian resident in Canada, extradited from Germany to the United States, will be presented on Monday in New York before Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang.
CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy, has said he regrets not signing musicians like Falz, Simi, and Teni.

Don Jazzy: I wish I signed Teni, Simi

CEO of Mavin Records, Don Jazzy, has said he regrets not signing musicians like Falz, Simi, and Teni.
The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon commence the issuance of its enhanced 10 years validity passports in London and Atlanta.

Nigeria begins issuance of 10-year-validity passports in London, Atlanta

The Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) says it will soon commence the issuance of its enhanced 10 years validity passports in London and Atlanta.
Popular Nigerian, US-based Disc Jockey (DJ), James Oluwaseyi, popularly known as DJ Spaxx has kicked off his US tour in the city of Atlanta, the capital of Georgia.

DJ Spaxx kicks off US tour in Atlanta

Popular Nigerian, US-based Disc Jockey (DJ), James Oluwaseyi, popularly known as DJ Spaxx has kicked off his US tour in the city of Atlanta, the capital of Georgia.
3. Ahead of what would be the first Super Eagles game in Lagos in 10 years, players and officials of the team on Wednesday night, visited the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu.

AFCONQ: Lagos governor charges Super Eagles to beat Benin, Lesotho

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has charged Super Eagles of Nigeria to beat the Squirrels of Benin Republic and Crocodiles of Lesotho in the crucial 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifying matches.

Nigerian senate moves to end racketeering of passports abroad

It therefore mandated its relevant committees to engage Ministers of Interior and Foreign Affairs, Comptroller General of Immigration and Nigeria’s foreign missions to introduce measures for Nigerians abroad to renew their passports without difficulty.
LeBron James faces an indefinite layoff after suffering an ankle injury as the Los Angeles Lakers slumped to defeat against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.

NBA: LeBron James injury blow as Lakers slump to Hawks defeat

LeBron James faces an indefinite layoff after suffering an ankle injury as the Los Angeles Lakers slumped to defeat against the Atlanta Hawks on Saturday.
President Joe Biden’s triple stumble on Air Force One on Friday was due to windy conditions, the White House said.

White House blames ‘bad weather’ for Joe Biden’s Air Force One triple fall

President Joe Biden’s triple stumble on Air Force One on Friday was due to windy conditions, the White House said.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Plastic surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a nine-year-old Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena in an attack last month. Rodwell Khomazana lost his nose, left eye, most of his upper lip, bits of his forehead and other parts of his face when he was attacked during a nighttime church service outside Harare on 2 May.

South African surgeons to reconstruct face of nine-year-old boy after hyena attack

Plastic surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a nine-year-old Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena in an attack last month.
Catalan leader Jordi Cuixart reacts in front of the Lledoners prison after the Spanish government announced a pardon for those who participated in Catalonia's failed 2017 independence bid, Sant Joan de Vilatorrada, near Barcelona, Spain, June 23, 2021. REUTERS/Albert Gea

Pardoned Catalan separatist leaders walk out of jail

The nine Catalan separatist leaders who were convicted for their role in a failed 2017 bid for the region's independence from Spain walked out of prison on Wednesday after the central government granted them pardons.
A US-based Nigerian, Shofela Coker, will join other creators from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt in the production of a Disney+ Original 10-part collection of premium original films, ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’.

Nigerian among creators of upcoming animation on Disney+

A US-based Nigerian, Shofela Coker, will join other creators from Zimbabwe, Uganda, South Africa, Kenya and Egypt in the production of a Disney+ Original 10-part collection of premium original films, ‘Kizazi Moto: Generation Fire’.
Tanzania's new President Samia Suluhu Hassan said on Friday the country should unite and avoid pointing fingers after the death of John Magufuli, her Covid-19 sceptic predecessor, urging the east African country to look forward with hope & confidence.

Official: Tanzania to offer alternative education for school dropouts including pregnant girls

Secondary school drop-outs in Tanzania will be offered the opportunity to resume studies in alternative colleges, the government said on Tuesday, part of a shift away from a disputed policy under which pregnant girls were expelled from school.

Somali Army kills 24 al-Shabab militants

Somali National Army (SNA) said its forces killed 24 al-Shabab terrorists after a foiled terror attack on its military base in the southern town of Diinsoor on Saturday night.