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Eagles owe Nigerians a better W’Cup than Brazil 2014 – Mikel

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has vowed that the team will not disappoint if they qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Female ref to make German league debut

Germany’s Bibiana Steinhaus is set to make Bundesliga history on Sunday by becoming the first woman to referee in one of Europe’s top leagues, according to reports.

Volkswagen, partners recall 1.82m vehicles over faulty fuel pump

German car giant Volkswagen and its two Chinese joint-ventures will recall 1.82 million vehicles in China, the country’s top consumer watchdog said Monday, in a new setback for the scandal-hit company.

Over 20 clubs interested in signing Liverpool’s Origi – Wolfsburg

Wolfsburg say that Jurgen Klopp may have played a role in Divock Origi's loan move to the Bundesliga, with the club's sporting director Olaf Rebbe saying "20 clubs were after him."

Arsenal legend Ian Wright blasts Ozil over Facebook post

Arsenal great Ian Wright has branded Mesut Ozil's complaints about the criticism he receives from former players "laughable" in view of his failure to sign a new contract.

Indonesian judge jailed 8 years for corruption

An Indonesian Court on Monday sentenced a Constitutional Court judge to eight years in prison for corruption.

WCQ: I could have snubbed Eagles for Germany – Leon

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has said he has no regret choosing Nigeria over Germany, but admits it would have been hard to turn down the World Champions if they came calling.

Ailing goalkeeper Ikeme inspires Eagles

Seriously ill Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme is inspiring his team-mates ahead of a key 2018 World Cup qualifier at African champions Cameroon Monday.

Merkel, Macron seek tougher EU sanctions’ against North Korea

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron on Sunday urged tougher EU sanctions against North Korea, saying Pyongyang has “reached a new dimension of provocation” with its latest nuclear test.

Eid-el-Kabir: NGO donates 1,849 cows to the needy in Daura

Nyass International Foundation, a non-governmental organisation, says it has so far donated 1,849 cows to the needy and less privileged in the country.

Federer, Nadal move closer to US Open semi-final meeting

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal continued their progress towards a potential US Open semi-final meeting on Saturday, with both players winning their third round matches to progress to the last 16.

‘Blockbuster’ WWII bomb forces evacuation of 60,000 in Frankfurt

At least 60,000 people were forced to leave their homes in central Frankfurt on Sunday, as Germany begins an operation to defuse a huge unexploded World War II bomb dubbed "blockbuster".

Venezuela bars opposition activist from Europe trip

A prominent Venezuelan opposition activist has been barred from leaving the country for planned meetings with leaders of France, Germany, Spain and the United Kingdom.

Stop talking and start supporting – Ozil tells critics

To mark the fourth anniversary since he arrived at Arsenal from Real Madrid in 2013, Ozil took to social media to discuss his time at the Emirates Stadium.

Trump announces ambassador picks to Germany, India

US President Donald Trump has announced a series of ambassador nominations to key capitals, including Berlin and New Delhi, more than seven months after taking office.

Don’t expect champagne football – Southgate

Gareth Southgate tried to assuage fans' disappointment at England's lacklustre performance in a flattering 4-0 win over minnows Malta in their 2018 World Cup qualifier saying it was nothing new.

Diplomats in Kenya hail democracy in vote ruling

The US ambassador and other diplomats in Kenya say the Supreme Court ruling nullifying the presidential election "has demonstrated Kenya's resilient democracy and commitment to the rule of law".

How I selected Eagles squad against Cameroon – Rohr

Rohr also explained that his gameplan against Cameroon was simple and easy to interprete by the players.

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Kogi West elders endorse Governor Bello’s second term bid

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Purveyors of hate speech should not expect rest – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says no amount of attacks, sponsored or otherwise, will stop the implementation of approved recommendations on reform of broadcasting code.

No Nigerian bank is distressed – central bank chief

Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr Godwin Emefiele, yesterday, allayed fears on speculations of alleged insolvency in about seven banks following their failure to scale through a recent stressed conducted by industry regulators.