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FCT NYSC stops sale of alcohol in orientation camp

The FCT Board of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has stopped the sale of alcoholic beverages to corps members in the camp during orientation.

Xherdan Shaqiri ‘hungry’ to help keep Stoke up – Paul Lambert

Stoke manager Paul Lambert believes Xherdan Shaqiri has the appetite to help the club fight off relegation.

The spirit of Lagos that Nigeria needs

You know elections are close when politicians begin to confess their love for Nigeria. Suddenly strange bedfellows are walking side-by-side, arms locked, lovey-dovey. Arch rivals and sworn enemies are dining and planning and plotting and plotting and planning.

Five facts on Alexis Sanchez

Alexis Sanchez’s long-running transfer saga finally ended on Monday when he left Arsenal for Manchester United in a deal that will reportedly make him the highest-paid player in the Premier League.

George Weah has encouraged footballers into politics – Taribo West

Former Super Eagles defender, Taribo West, says George Weah’s victory will encourage ex-football stars to venture into politics.

George Weah: ex-football star who could be Liberia’s next leader

George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has leveraged his status as a revered figure among the country's young and poor in his second run for the presidency.

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Poland’s key defender Kamil Glik in doubt against Sadio Mane’s Senegal

Poland are sweating on the fitness of veteran centre-back Kamil Glik ahead of their World Cup opener against Senegal Tuesday, with the West Africans vowing to exploit “defensive weakness” in the Group H clash.

Minister seeks support for President Buhari to end killings

Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, on Monday solicited the support of well-meaning Nigerians to enable the Federal Government restore peace across the country.

Ex-Ghana football chief Kwesi Nyantakyi denies receiving ‘cash gift’

Former Ghana Football Association (GFA) head Kwesi Nyantakyi was seen taking $65,000 (£48,000) from an undercover reporter.

Cholera outbreak claims 15, 60 cases recorded in Niger

The letter, a copy of which was gotten by newsmen on Monday evening expressed regrets that as at the time of the outbreak (Sunday) “only one medical Doctor was on call at the hospital due to manpower shortage”.

Ekiti guber: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar tells Kayode Fayemi to prepare for defeat

As the July 14 governorship election in Ekiti State draws near, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has called on the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Dr Kayode Fayemi, to be prepared for defeat .