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France Football launches Women’s Ballon d’Or award

A women's Ballon d'Or will be launched this year, marking the first occasion the prestigious award will be open to female footballers.
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Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo, Mohamed Salah shortlisted for Uefa Player of the Year award

Luka Modric, Cristiano Ronaldo and Mohamed Salah are the final nominees to be the Uefa men's Player of the Year.

Emmanuel Amuneke, Didier Drogba in FIFA panel to pick Player of the year

Nigeria’s Ex-international Emmanuel Amuneke and Ivory Coast’s Didier Drogba were named by FIFA today as members of one of the two panels to shortlist candidates for Men’s Footballers and Coaches of the year for the 2017/18 season.

FIFA’s ‘Best’ awards to hold in London

FIFA’s ‘Best’ awards, which recognise football’s best men’s and women’s players and coaches, will be staged in London on 24 September, world football’s governing body said on Thursday.

Cristiano Ronaldo retains FIFA Best Player award

Cristiano Ronaldo’s stunning last season saw him win the 2017 Best FIFA Men’s Player of the Year trophy as Real Madrid dominated a star-studded awards ceremony in London on Monday, AFP reports.

FIFA doesn’t care about women’s football – Megan Rapinoe

Fifa has shown it does not care about the women's game by naming a little-known striker on its female player-of-the-year shortlist, World Cup-winner Megan Rapinoe says.

Cristiano Ronaldo set to retain world award

Cristiano Ronaldo is in line to retain his crown as FIFA men’s player of the year in London on Monday night, Daily Mail reports.

Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar shortlisted for Best FIFA Men’s Player Award

Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Neymar have been nominated as finalists for the Best FIFA Men's Player award.

Ronaldo beats Messi, others, wins UEFA’s 2016/17 Best Player Award

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has won the Best Player in Europe awards for the 2016/17 season by UEFA following his stellar campaign.

Four-goal Dutch win women’s Euro for first time

A brace from Vivianne Miedema led hosts Netherlands to a 4-2 win over Denmark and their first women's Euro title in Enschede on Sunday.

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AFCON: Egypt’s Mo Salah scores last-minute winner against Tunisia

Mohamed Salah scored a last-minute winner as Egypt beat Tunisia 3-2 in Africa Cup of Nations qualifying.
President Buhari receives in audience Imams and Senior Islamic Scholars from all States of the Federation in State House on 16th Nov 2018-2

2019: Muhammadu Buhari reiterates commitment to credible polls

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President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-3

Muhammadu Buhari: Ohanaeze’s endorsement of Atiku Abubakar all chaff, no substance

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the split within the Ohanaeze Igbo socio-cultural group over its reported endorsement of Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, did not surprise him.
President Buhari receives in audience select Leaders from South East in State House on 16th Nov 2018-4

2019: Chekwas Okorie’s UPP adopts Muhammadu Buhari

The United Progressive Party has said that it will adopt President Muhammadu Buhari as its candidate for the 2019 polls on Tuesday, next week.

World Bank selects LASU as African Centre of Excellence

The Lagos State University (LASU) has been selected as a Centre of Excellence for Innovative and Transformative STEM Education (CITSE) by the World Bank, among other 16 universities across Nigeria.