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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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Israel defence minister urges early elections after resigning

Israeli Defence Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, urged early elections on Wednesday after announcing his resignation following a controversial Gaza ceasefire deal.
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Itakpe-Warri rail begins daily operations November 19

Mr Fidel Okhiria, Managing Director, Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), says Itakpe-Warri rail line will begin daily operations on Monday, Nov. 19.

Hijab: MURIC commends LASG on approval for schools

The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), a rights group on Wednesday commended the Lagos State Government for approving the use of Hijab for female Muslim students in all public schools.

Three foreign trekkers die near Mount Everest base camp

Three trekkers from Japan, Malaysia and France died in Nepal’s Everest Region after a one-week trek, the local Nepal police said on Wednesday.
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Kenya file late appeal over AWCON exclusion

Kenya's Football Federation (FKF) says it has filed an appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday, in a late bid to reverse their exclusion from the Women's Africa Cup of Nations, which starts on Saturday.