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Neymar defends his diving for Brazil at World Cup

Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain forward Neymar has hit back at critics of his World Cup theatrics, saying they "will never understand".
Didier Deschamps

Didier Deschamps never considered France exit prior to World Cup win

Didier Deschamps is adamant he never considered resigning from his post as France head coach prior to their march to a second World Cup title.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: I’ll continue to speak against injustice, maladministration

Fresh from detention, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, returned to his constituency and vowed that no amount of intimidation would make him keep quiet in the face of injustice and maladministration in the land.

IMF to sue Facebook over privacy breaches

Litigation funder IMF Bentham Ltd. is preparing to potentially sue social media giant Facebook Inc. in Australia over its sharing of users’ data with political consultancy Cambridge Analytica.
(L to R) Belgium's defender Toby Alderweireld, Belgium's defender Thomas Meunier, Belgium's midfielder Kevin De Bruyne, Belgium's defender Dedryck Boyata, Belgium's goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and Belgium's forward Eden Hazard listen to their national anthem during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group G football match between Belgium and Panama at the Fisht Stadium in Sochi on June 18, 2018. Odd ANDERSEN / AFP

What Belgium should worry about playing against France

The World Cup semi-final fixture between France and Belgium is a more tantalising one, as it is an all-European affair. But, be that as it may, the Belgian team who are having a dream world cup campaign absolutely have a lot to worry about their French opponent.
US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin may be easiest meeting of European trip

US President Donald Trump on Tuesday said his meeting with Russia’s Vladimir Putin may prove easier than those with European allies, moments before departing for Brussels for a key NATO summit.
Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe

Senator Abaribe: APC doing what it accused PDP of and even worse

The Senator representing Abia South Senatorial district, Enyinnaya Abaribe, has said that the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is doing the same things it accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) of doing and even worse.
Mesut Ozil

If I was Mesut Ozil, I’d retire from international duty – father

Mesut Ozil’s father Mustafa has said that he would retire from international duty with Germany if he was in his son's shoes.
Jordan Pickford of England celebrates after teammate Harry Maguire scores - Getty Images

Jordan Pickford insists nothing fazes him after MOTM England display

Jordan Pickford says "nothing fazes him" after helping England to the World Cup semi-finals in their win over Sweden.
Brazil star Philippe Coutinho - Getty Images

World Cup: We’ll be beaten from all sides – Philippe Coutinho

Brazil star Philippe Coutinho said he was ready for the backlash after the surprise World Cup quarter-final loss to Belgium.
Neymar - Brazil - Getty Images

Ronaldo: Neymar criticism is nonsense

The 26-year-old has received judgement for some of his theatrics when being tackled during the World Cup.
Sardar Azmoun

Iran striker retires at 23 over World Cup criticism

Iranian striker Sardar Azmoun has announced his retirement from international football aged just 23, saying criticism from fans of his performance at the World Cup had harmed his mother’s health.
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Gernot Rohr: Shake up in Super Eagles paid dividends

Super Eagles manager, Gernot Rohr, has claimed that tactical shake-up paid dividends as they beat Iceland 2-0 in Volgograd, Russia on Friday.

Raising children in an increasingly competitive world

At the parent-teacher session in a school, a mother was told that her son didn’t always pay attention in class. “For example, he’ll do the wrong page in the workbook”, explained the teacher, “he will not submit assignments on due dates and I have even found him sitting in the wrong desk.”

Kidnap kingpin Evans lawyer withdraws from case

The lead counsel to alleged billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwamadike a.k.a Evans, Mr Olukoya Ogungbeje, has withdraw himself from all the criminal charges/cases against the defendant pending in the Lagos High Courts.

Don’t get pregnant for World Cup guests – MP warns Russian women

Russian women should refrain from sleeping with visiting World Cup fans, or getting pregnant for them, so as to avoid becoming single mothers with mixed-race children, a lawmaker who heads the parliament’s family committee said Wednesday.

EU tensions flare over migrants as Emmanuel Macron blasts Italy

French President Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday accused Italy of "cynicism and irresponsibility" over its refusal to take in hundreds of migrants stranded on a rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

US blames Canada for G7 fiasco, says Justin Trudeau ‘stabbed us in the back’

The US blamed Canada on Sunday for the disastrous ending to the G7 summit, saying Prime Minister Justin Trudeau "stabbed us in the back," while American allies held Washington responsible.

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Gunmen abduct Bayelsa PDP chieftain on eve of planned defection to APC

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and Vice Chairman, Bayelsa State Peace and Reconciliation committee, Bibi Oweifa, has been abducted by unknown gunmen at the state secretariat annex, Yenagoa.
National Chairman of PDP, Prince Uche Secondus (R), Atiku Abubakar and behind him Otunba Gbenga Daniel, DG, Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation, at the declaration rally of Atiku for the 2019 presidential election, at Ribadu Square, Yola, Adamawa State, yesterday.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar: APC turning Nigeria into another Afghanistan

Former Vice President and frontline Presidential aspirant on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) platform, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said his interest in the 2019 presidential contest is not to achieve personal political ambition, but informed by need to help address the suffering and killings across the country.

Ethiopia intercepts about $10 million in joint security operation

Ethiopia police have in the past week seized huge cash sums and arms in different parts of the country, state affiliated FANA Broadcasting Corporate have reported.
PSG's Neymar

Neymar says he is victim of ‘double standards’ for club and country

Neymar has claimed that he is the subject of double standards when he plays for Paris Saint-Germain and Brazil.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: I could have been US President

LA Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he would be President of the United States of America if he had arrived 10 years earlier.