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Senegal’s World Cup referee Malang Diedhiou retires

Senegalese referee Malang Diedhiou is hanging up his whistle after a career that has seen him take charge at the Fifa World Cup, Confederations Cup and the Olympics.
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FIFA reduces number of officials for final phase of World Cup

The FIFA Referees’ Committee (FRC) on Monday, said it has reduced the number of match officials earlier slated for the final phase of the 2018 World Cup.
Referee Antonio Mateu reviews the VAR footage before awarding Australia a penalty against Denmark. Simon Hofmann | Fifa via Getty Images

FIFA picks 17 refs for next phase of World Cup

FIFA’s Referees Committee on Wednesday selected 17 referees, 37 assistant referees and 10 Video Assistant Referees (VARs) for the final phase of its 2018 World Cup, holding in Russia.

World Cup: FIFA names referees for Nigeria-Croatia match

Brazilian referee, Sandro Ricci, will alongside two compatriots and two Spaniards handle Nigeria’s opening Group D game against Croatia at Kaliningrad on Saturday in World Cup in Russia.

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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

As the nation moves into election mode with the commencement of election campaigns next week, President Muhammadu Buhari has again reassured of a free, fair and credible elections in the country.
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.