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NAPTIP intercepts 10 suspected trafficking victims, arrests police officer

Operatives of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) have intercepted and rescued 10 persons who were being trafficked to Moscow, Russia, the agency said in a statement Sunday.

Odion Ighalo: I’m working to have perfect finish

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo said he was working to have a perfect finish to his game after he scored four goals in his club, Changchun Yatai’s 5-2 away win at Guizhou Hengfeng.

World Cup: NFF partners travel agency to support Super Eagles campaign

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) says Geo Travel and Tours is its official travel partner to support the Super Eagles for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Danny Jordaan wiling to stand for re-election as South Africa FA president

The South African Football Association (SAFA) president Danny Jordaan has thrown his hat into the mix for re-election.

AFRIMA, Nigeria vs Argentina match dominate Google search

Sunday’s All African Music Award and the Nigeria/Argentina football match dominated searches on the internet search engine, Google, this week.

Argentina will be tough for Super Eagles even without Lionel Messi – Mutiu Adepoju

Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has dismissed the absence of Barcelona star Lionel Messi from the international friendly between Argentina and Nigeria, stating it will not make any difference.

Senegal qualify for 2018 World Cup after victory over South Africa

The Teranga Lions of Senegal have qualified for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia after defeating Bafana Bafana of South Africa 2-0 at the Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Friday.

Alex Iwobi hails impressive Arsenal despite Manchester City defeat

Super Eagles forward, Alex Iwobi, has stated that Arsenal were outstanding despite losing 3-1 to Manchester City in Sunday’s Premier League clash at the Etihad.

I’ll soon be back from injury – Victor Moses

Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has stated that he will soon return to action after being sidelined with injury.

Russia 2018: Super Eagles to get $1.5m preparation grant

Super Eagles and other teams that qualified for the FIFA 2018 World Cup are to get $1.5m grants from FIFA to aid their preparations for the tournament bill to start June 14-July 15 in Russia.

Outbreak of Monkey pox, other national issues dominate Google search

The outbreak of monkey pox which was reported by Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) dominated searches on Internet search engine — Google — this week.

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared open the 2018 International Press Institute World Congress with a call on journalists worldwide to address the menace of fake news and hate speech.

President Buhari pledges to restore devastated communities in North-East

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the country that his administration will leave no stone unturned in restoring their devastated communities for their immediate and safe return.
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Ante Rebic: Argentina were so bad I didn’t want Lionel Messi’s jersey

Ante Rebic was so disappointed in Argentina's performance and conduct in Croatia's 3-0 win over them that he decided not to ask Lionel Messi to swap jerseys.

UN: Rule of law ‘virtually absent’ in Venezuela

Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas.
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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.

APC rules out crisis in national convention

The Sub-Committee on Monitoring, Coordination and Compliance of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Convention Committee, has allayed fears that the convention, scheduled holding on Saturday, would be marred by crisis.