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Real Madrid head to Moscow with fewer stars

Luka Modric returns to the Luzhniki Stadium on Tuesday, the scene of Croatia’s World Cup final defeat to France, not only as FIFA’s best men’s player but the star of Real Madrid too.
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (middle); Chairman/CEO, Lagos Ferry Services, Mr. Paul Kalejaiye (2nd right); Commissioner for Works & Infrastructure, Engr. Ade Akinsanya (right); Chairman, Ajeromi/Ifelodun Local Government, Mr. Ayoola fatai Adekunle (2nd left) and dancehall music artiste, Daddy Showkey (left) during the Governor’s inspection of the Maracana Stadium, Ajegunje, on Thursday.

Governor Ambode: We’ll begin transformation of Maracana Stadium, Ajegunle soon

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday evening visited the popular Maracana football stadium in Ajegunle, assuring that the plan to transform the facility to a world class multi-purpose sports complex, that would help teeming youths harness their natural talents in a positive way would commence soon.
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Brazil’s 2014 World Cup legacy left little to celebrate

When Brazil hosted the World Cup in 2014 the country dreamt of glory, but the beloved national team was thrashed and the tournament left a legacy of unfinished works, huge debts and missing funds.

Neymar braced for French culture shock in PSG debut

After dazzling Rio's imposing Maracana and Barcelona's storied Camp Nou, the world's most expensive footballer Neymar will be welcomed to French football on Sunday at Guingamp's humble 17,000-capacity Stade du Rouduorou in sleepy Brittany.

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Israeli attacks hit the Gaza Strip, which only gets electricity a couple of hours a day [Ibraheem Abu Mustafa-Reuters]

Israel launches more air strikes in Gaza as Palestinians intensify rocket attack

Israel launched more air strikes on Gaza on Tuesday as Palestinians kept up rocket fire on Israeli territory, in the worst surge of violence since a 2014 war.
Dimeji Bankole

Ogun guber: Dimeji Bankole reiterates commitment to tackle unemployment, bad roads if…

A former Speaker of the House of Representatives and Ogun State governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Dimeji Bankole, has reiterated his commitment to tackle unemployment, bad roads and economic complexity in the state, if elected governor in 2019.

Bill to prohibit killing, export of donkey passes second reading

A bill to prohibit the killing and exportation of donkeys or its carcasses out of Nigeria on Tuesday passed a second reading at the House of Representatives.
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BMO tells Atiku Abubakar, PDP to stop crying wolf over airport search

The Buhari Media Organization (BMO) has accused the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the media handlers of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of deliberately misrepresenting a search that was clearly in line with international best practices.

Adamawa Assembly confirms university lecturer as commissioner nominee

Adamawa State House of Assembly on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of Dr John Ngamsa, a lecturer with Modibbo Adamawa University of Technology (MAUTECH), Yola, as commissioner nominee.