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(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 20, 2016 Nissan Motors chairman and CEO Carlos Ghosn answers a question during a joint press conference in Tokyo. - Executives at Japanese car firm Mitsubishi Motors on November 26, 2018 decided to sack Carlos Ghosn as chairman as the once-revered tycoon faces allegations of financial misconduct that sparked his shock arrest. (Photo by TOSHIFUMI KITAMURA / AFP)

Ex-Nissan chief Carlos Ghosn charged, may face new allegations

Japanese prosecutors formally charge former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn with financial misconduct for under-reporting his salary, three weeks after the auto tycoon’s arrest stunned the business world
Yellow-vested protesters block the French border with Italy near Ventimiglia, causing traffick to back up for some 6 kilometers (nearly 4 miles), Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. French riot police fired tear gas and water cannon in Paris on Saturday, trying to stop thousands of yellow-vested protesters from converging on the presidential palace to express their anger at high taxes and French President Emmanuel Macron. (Tenerelli/ANSA via AP) (Associated Press)

400 arrested in Brussels ‘yellow vest’ protest

Police fired tear gas and water cannon and arrested around 400 people Saturday in the Belgian capital Brussels during a copycat “yellow vest” demonstration rocking neighbouring France.
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France will tax digital giants from 2019 without EU

Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire on Thursday said France will tax digital giants at national level from 2019 without European Union states agreement on tax on digital revenues for the bloc.
Kokawa is a traditional wrestling. This Nigerian traditional kind of sport has close connection with the traditional customs

Abiola Ogunbiyi: Embrace traditional sports for mental alertness

Abiola Ogunbiyi, Chairman, Lagos State Traditional Sports Association, on Monday urged Lagos residents to embrace traditional sports for improved mental alertness.
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Gernot Rohr: Call me Super Eagles head coach not technical adviser

Gernot Rohr says he is the chief coach of the senior national team of Nigeria and not the technical adviser he is called by many following adjustments in his contract extension signed after the World Cup in Russia.
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Nissan board ousts detained Carlos Ghosn

Nissan Motor Co’s board voted unanimously to oust Chairman Carlos Ghosn on Thursday after the shock arrest of the industry heavyweight, ushering in a period of uncertainty for its 19-year alliance with Renault.
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Japan ready to work for Nissan-Renault alliance stability

Japan said on Wednesday it is ready to work for the stability of the Nissan-Renault global alliance.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.

Gernot Rohr wants John Ogu to quit Israeli league

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has tasked John Ogu to leave the Israeli league for a more recognised league in Europe if he is to have a future with the team.
Victor Osimhen Samuel Chukwueze

Gernot Rohr: Victor Oshimhen, Samuel Chukwueze tipped to start against Uganda

Super Eagles handler Gernot Rohr has declared today’s International friendly match between his team, the Eagles and the visiting Cranes of Uganda as the beginning of preparations for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations’ finals.
Super Eagles head coach, Gernot Rohr has stated that he cannot guarantee that Nigeria will win the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations slated for Cameroon next year.

Gernot Rohr refuses to guarantee Eagles’ 2019 AFCON win

Coach Gernot Rohr has refused to promise that his side will deliver Nigeria‘s fourth AFCON title in Cameroon next year, but admits chances of winning the competition is brighter than that of the World Cup.
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Theophilus Afelokhai, Daniel Akpeyi to get game time against Uganda

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that the Daniel Akpeyi and Theophilus Afelokhai are to have their chances either half of the friendly game with The Cranes of Uganda today while Ikechukwu Ezenwa will have no part.
Emmanuel Macron and Angela Merkel hug after unveiling a plaque as part of the Armistice commemorations. AFP

Emmanuel Macron, Angela Merkel meet amid WWI centenary debate on European army

The leaders of France and Germany met in Berlin on Sunday to jointly remember the victims of European wars, presenting also a united front in countering global turmoil stoked by the mercurial US President Donald Trump.
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Gernot Rohr: Victor Agali in Germany to watch Jamilu Collins play

Technical adviser of Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has revealed Victor Agali was in Germany to watch new Super Eagles sensation Jamilu Colins playing for his club Paderborn 07 on Friday
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives to attend a meeting of the cabinet at 10 Downing Street in London, on October 29, 2018, ahead of the presentation of the government's annual budget to Parliament. (Photo by Adrian DENNIS - AFP)

Britain seeks to soothe Brexit tensions with France

Britain's foreign minister will seek to ease tensions with France caused by Brexit on Thursday with a speech that will pay tribute to the "bonds of friendship and commerce" between the countries, his office said.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

AFCON: Gernot Rohr drops Mikel Obi, Ogenyi Onazi, Wilfred Ndidi

Manager Gernot Rohr has dropped Super Eagles’ captain John Obi Mikel and Ogenyi Onazi from the list of invited players for next month’s all-important 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against South Africa in Johannesburg.
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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr robbed in Asaba

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr was at the receiving end of the wrath of pick pockets at the end of the Aiteo Cup Final between Enugu Rangers and Kano Pillars.
[fILE] Nigeria's German coach Gernot Rohr looks on during a training session at Essentuki Arena in Yessentuki, southern Russia, on June 18, 2018 during the Russia 2018 World Cup football tournament.-br --PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Gernot Rohr: We’re set for South Africa

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, has come out with a bold declaration that he has already set about making plans on how to beat South Africa next month, as he says he is already thinking about the November 17 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in Johannesburg.
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Confident Super Eagles ready for Libyan Knights in Sfax

Super Eagles Franco-German Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, has so much to prove this evening as his wards take on Libya’s Mediterranean Knights at the Stade Taïeb Mhiri in Sfax, Tunisia beginning at 7:00pm Nigerian time.

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Moses Simon: Samuel Kalu, Samuel Chukwueze competition great for Super Eagles

Moses Simon has said he welcomes the stiff competition Samuel Kalu and Samuel Chukwueze will bring to the Super Eagles.
Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100 metres deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

National Sports Festival: 100 metres deaf gold winner plans to build personal house

Abuja 2018 National Sport Festival 100m deaf athletics gold medalist Assurance Omoria has vowed to win a medal in the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.

Ali Ndume urges colleagues not to boycott 2019 budget presentation

Sen. Ali Ndume (APC, Borno South) has pleaded with his colleagues in the Senate and House of Representatives not to boycott the 2019 Budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari.
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VP debate: APC’s foreign policy will remain economy, security – Yemi Osinbajo

The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, said that the foreign policy of the All Progressives Congress would remain the economy and security.
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Ivory Coast’s opposition chief Henri Bedie seeks alliance for election

The head of Ivory Coast's main opposition party, Henri Konan Bedie, has announced that ousted president Laurent Gbagbo would back a party alliance to fight the next presidential election.