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Ohanaeze, Niger Delta leaders back demand for regional govt

The umbrella body for the Igbo, the Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and leaders of the Niger Delta joined leaders of the South-West in Ibadan on Thursday, where they demanded a return to regional government in Nigeria.

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Argentina's coach Jorge Sampaoli reacts during the Russia 2018 World Cup Group D football match between Argentina and Croatia at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium in Nizhny Novgorod on June 21, 2018. Croatia won 0-3. AFP PHOTO | Martin BERNETTI

World Cup: Argentina coach plots Nigeria downfall without Lionel Messi

Argentina manager Jorge Sampaoli is reportedly planning changes for his team’s crucial match against Nigeria in St. Petersburg on Tuesday.

APC Convention: FCTA apologises over ‘traffic inconvenience’

The Federal Capital Territory Authority (FCTA) has apologised for inconveniences caused the public by traffic diversion during Saturday’s National Convention of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja.
L-R Vincent Enyeama, Ahmed Musa and Amaju Pinnick at the 2014 Award Ceremony in Kaduna

World Cup: Nigeria Pitch Awards commends Super Eagles

The organisers of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards have commended the members of the Super Eagles for their victory over the European World Cup debutant, Iceland.
Felix Brych is a German football referee who is based in Munich | Getty Images

Serbia coach wants German referee to face Hague trial

Serbia’s coach has reacted to his team’s World Cup defeat to Switzerland by calling for the trial of German referee Felix Brych in the Hague, in a reference to the war crimes tribunal for the ex-Yugoslavia.
New APC National Chairman Adams Aliu Oshiomhole

Comrade Oshiomhole: Why other APC chairmanship contenders stepped down for me

The new national chairman of the governing All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has said the other candidates withdrew themselves “unconditionally’’.