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Diego Maradona roared and gesticulated through every anguished second of Argentina’s roller coaster World Cup victory over Nigeria on Tuesday before triggering alarm with a health scare after the final whistle.
Gang members hid cocaine inside replica World Cup trophies in an attempt to smuggle the drugs around Argentina.
The realisation that the 3-0 thumping by Croatia — complete with comedy first goal — had left the mighty two-time winners on the verge of a humiliating exit, left some of their fans in tears.
Argentina’s national team has cancelled an audience with the Pope, scheduled to take place at the Vatican on Wednesday.
Argentina coach Jorge Sampaoli has complained that his side have to play their final World Cup warm-up match in Israel.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi has urged his compatriots to be realistic in their World Cup expectations, warning that other teams heading to Russia are better.
Argentina on Tuesday suffered a blow as goalkeeper Sergio Romero was ruled out of the World Cup due to a knee injury.
CONMEBOL, South America's football confederation, has implored FIFA to increase the number of nations competing at the 2022 World Cup from 32 to 48.
Argentina's former President Cristina Fernandez De Kirchner will face trial over her alleged involvement in covering up Iran's role in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community centre in Buenos Aires, judicial officials have announced.
Senate President Bukola Saraki says he is confident that the national assembly will pass the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) bill this week.
Police have seized nearly 400 kilos of cocaine from the Russian embassy in Buenos Aires and arrested several members of a drug trafficking gang, Argentina’s security minister announced Thursday.
Youths Initiative for Advocacy, Growth and Advancement (YIAGA) Africa, a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday insisted that announced result of Saturday’s governorship election in Ekiti was correct.
The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) has extended it scholarship programme to China, Germany and France to deepen capacity of Nigeria in the oil and gas sector.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has commenced a community integration and stakeholders’ engagement to sensitise people in Cross River ahead the planned oil palm-based bio-diesel project.
Former Arsenal forward Thierry Henry has announced he is leaving Sky Sports to focus on his "long-term ambition to become a football manager".
Newspaper Vendors in Bauchi have lamented over the drop in sale of newspapers as a result of internet evolution.
Chris Akomas, a former deputy governor of Abia State, has formally declared his interest to run for the 2019 governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and solicited for the support of his party members.
Croatia midfielder Ivan Rakitic insisted fatigue will not be an issue for the biggest game of his career despite being pushed to three periods of extra-time to make Sunday’s World Cup final.
As part of measures to raise the consciousness of motorists on safety issues on the highways in Katsina, the Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) in the state on Wednesday said it had apprehended 32 motorists for various offences ranging from overloading, violation of traffic rules and driver’s licence.
Thirty men suspected to be members of an unlawful society called “Black Axe” were on Wednesday arraigned in a Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says it has received a batch of 160 assisted voluntary returnees from Libya who were stranded in failed attempts to reach different European countries.