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World Cup: Super Eagles get FIFA integrity briefing

Nigeria’s 2018 FIFA World Cup–bound squad members have been taken through the paces of the world body’s integrity initiative, as they were fully briefed by the Assistant Director (Legal) of the Nigeria Football Federation, Barrister Okey Obi, in London on Thursday last week.

Gernot Rohr: Francis Uzoho a risk for 2018 World Cup

Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr has admitted that goalkeeper Francis Uzoho is a risk for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr dumps plan to recall Vincent Enyeama

Super Eagles Manager Gernot Rohr has dropped the idea of recalling erstwhile captain Vincent Enyeama from international retirement ahead of the FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr admits he’s still shopping for No 1 goalkeeper for...

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has admitted his biggest challenge is to find a top goalkeeper “who satisfies us fully” for next year’s World Cup in Russia.

Rohr confident of Enyeama’s return to Eagles

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has expressed optimism over the return of Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama to the national team but ruled him out of the crucial 2018 World Cup double-header against African champions Cameroon, scheduled for September 1 and 5 in Uyo and Yaoundé respectively.

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A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Imo guber: APC elders back Senator Uzodinma’s petition against Governor-elect Ihedioha

Imo State APC Elders’ Council Wednesday said that it will support the governorship candidate of the party, Senator Hope Uzodinma, in the pursuit of his mandate at the Election Petition Tribunal.

70-year-old man arraigned for allegedly defrauding church members N2.2 million

A Senior Magistrates’ Court, Ilorin, Kwara State, on Wednesday ordered that a 70-year-old man, Ibrahim Akande, be remanded in Okelele in Oke-kura Prison over alleged N2.2 million job scam.

SON confiscates fake products worth N300 billion

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) said on Wednesday that it confiscated fake and substandard products worth more than N300 billion across the country within the past few months.
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Mulade Sheriff: Bad leadership responsible for Niger Delta’s underdevelopment

A Niger Delta-based environmentalist, Mr Mulade Sheriff, has said that bad leadership is responsible for the slow national growth and development, especially in the Niger Delta.
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Hsieh Su-wei sets up rematch with Naomi Osaka in Stuttgart

World number one Naomi Osaka will have a chance for revenge on Taiwan’s Hsieh Su-wei this week when the two meet in the second round of the WTA tournament in Stuttgart.