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World Cup: Luka Modric, Kylian Mbappe, Harry Kane, Antoine Griezmann scoop FIFA-Adidas awards

The French team were not the only winners of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia as the curtains were drawn on Sunday in Moscow. Other winners included Luka Modric, the magical midfielder for runners up, Croatia.

Ikoyi Club 1938 shatters 9 swimming records in Germany

The young swimmers of Ikoyi Club 1938, has once again, won the 47th Swimfest International Swimming Competition in Arnsberg, Germany, breaking nine competition’s records, the team’s chief coach, Adegboye has said.

UNN emerges best in 2018 statistics competition

The University of Nigeria Nsukka has emerged best out of 20 tertiary institutions that participated in the Nigeria Statistical Association Competition, organised for undergraduates of statistics.

World Cup: On-loan Breda striker Sadiq Umar ready to lead Nigeria attack in Russia

In-form NAC Breda striker Sadiq Umar says he’ll be ready to lead the line for the Super Eagles in the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia if he is called upon by Nigeria coach Gernet Rohr.

Commonwealth Games: Nigeria medalists yet to receive $90,000 cash rewards

There are indications that the cash rewards promised Team Nigeria athletes for winning medals at the just concluded Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Gold Coast, Australia, is yet to be paid.

Commonwealth Games: Odunayo Adekuoroye wins gold in women’s wrestling freestyle

It was a sweet outing for Team Nigeria’s Odunayo Adekuoroye on Friday, as she successfully defended her 2014 Commonwealth Games gold medal at the ongoing event at Gold Coast, Australia.

Hundreds of foreigners join Pyongyang marathon as tensions ease

Hundreds of foreigners joined in the annual Pyongyang marathon on Sunday despite political tensions that have only recently begun to ease and a ban on U.S citizens traveling to the country that is still in effect.

Access Bank Lagos City Marathon eyes IAAF gold label

Bukonla Olopade, the Project Manager, Access Bank Lagos City Marathon, says the Marathon office hopes to apply for the race as one of the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Gold labels.

CHAN 2018: Super Eagles target is the final – Ikechukwu Ezenwa

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has said the Nigerian team will strive to better its bronze-winning outing at the 2014 African Nations Championship (CHAN).

Rivers govt to host National Wrestling Championship

The Rivers Government on Tuesday said that it was set to host the first Gov. Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championship for the junior and senior cadets in the state.

FESTAC”77 mask carver appeals for enabling environment for artists

Joseph Alufa, the artist who carved the FESTAC `77 Ivory mask, has called on the Federal Government to create an enabling environment for artists in the country.

Brazil beat Mali 2-0 to claim U-17 World Cup Bronze

Brazil beat Mali 2-0 on Saturday to claim the Bronze medal at the 2017 Under-17 World Cup in India.

Sallah: Osun govt sells rams to citizens for N45,000

The Osun State Government on Monday unveiled the selling of rams at between N45,000 and N80,000 to citizens of the state ahead of the upcoming Eid-el-Kabir.

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Another woman lynched in India after WhatsApp rumours

A mob lynched a woman in India after rumours circulated on WhatsApp about child kidnappers, police said Monday, days after the messaging firm said it was curbing the forwarding of messages.

NACCIMA urges President Buhari to sign AfCTFA

The Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) has called on the Federal Government to immediately sign the Africa Continental Free Trade Area Agreement (AfCTFA) to make the economy more competitive.

2019: Ex-minister Edem Duke joins Cross River governorship race

A former Minister of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation in the administration of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Chief Edem Duke, has declared his intention to join the next governorship race in Cross River State come 2019.
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Spain prosecutors want probe into Eric Abidal liver transplant reopened

Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona football club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex player Eric Abidal be reopened.
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2019: Stop shopping for members – APC tells PDP

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has told the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to "stop shopping around for supporters" and channel its energy on the forthcoming 2019 general elections.