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WWC: Asisat Oshoala, Chiwendu Ihezuo arrive Super Falcons camp

Spain-based Asisat Oshoala and China-based Chiwendu Ihezuo arrived at Nigeria’s women’s team camp at the Avita Resort in Austria on Sunday.
World cup bound Super Falcons Wednesday at the ongoing Cyprus Cup, hammered Thailand 3-0 in a 7th place match.

Super Falcons’ defender set for record fifth World Cup appearance

Super Falcons’ defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France.
Super Falcons

Brighton star dropped as Nigeria coach names World Cup squad

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has named 23 Super Falcons FIFA World Cup squad as Brighton Hove & Albion forward Ini-Abasi Umotong dropped ahead of next month tournament in France.
World cup bound Super Falcons Wednesday at the ongoing Cyprus Cup, hammered Thailand 3-0 in a 7th place match.

WWC: Onome Ebi, Desire Oparanozie, Asisat Oshoala, 20 others make Falcons final squad

Power forward Desire Oparanozie and defender Onome Ebi top the list of 23 players who will dorn Nigeria’s colours at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France, as Head Coach Thomas Dennerby released Nigeria’s final squad in Austria on Friday.
FIFA U-20 World Cup

Senegal set new FIFA Under-20 World Cup record

It was a sour opening day for hosts Poland on Thursday as the 2019 FIFA Under-20 World Cup got underway as they lost 0-2 to Colombia at Lodz in Group A.
The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday attended the funeral service of late Pastor Oluwayemisi Adeloye of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG).

VP Osinbajo: Fighting corruption not only way to go

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday said that the President Muhammadu Buhari government was morally bound to fight against corruption and insecurity in the land.
South Africa national women's team head coach Desiree Ellis has included three more players in her squad to face Norway in next week's international friendly.

South Africa’s Desiree Ellis places three players standby list ahead of FIFA Women’s World...

South Africa national women's team head coach Desiree Ellis has included three more players in her squad to face Norway in next week's international friendly.
Jadon Sancho

Manchester United end pursuit of Jadon Sancho

The teenager has long been on United’s radar, having previously represented rivals Manchester City and starred in the Bundesliga since his 2017 move to Germany.
Ji So-Yun

South Korea’s Ji So-yun targets women’s World Cup knockout stages

South Korea are hopeful of qualifying for the knockout stages of the women’s World Cup in France next month despite being placed in a tough group, midfielder Ji So-yun has said.
Ed Woodward has thrown his weight behind Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer despite the disastrous end to the club’s season.

Robin van Persie urges Manchester United to give Ole Gunnar Solskjaer time

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer should be given time to turn Manchester United’s fortunes around, says former Red Devils striker Robin van Persie.
The Nigeria women's side is in Austria to commence their final phase of preparations for next month's Fifa Women's World Cup in France.

Nigeria commence final Women’s World Cup preparation in Austria

The Nigeria women's side is in Austria to commence their final phase of preparations for next month's Fifa Women's World Cup in France.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro delivers a speech during a pro-government demonstration in Caracas on March 23, 2019. – It is two months since Juan Guaido has asserted he is Venezuela’s interim president. Domestically, he has been unable to shake President Nicolas Maduro from power. (Photo by Juan BARRETO / AFP)

Venezuela’s Nicolas Maduro proposes early legislative elections

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro announced his proposal to move up legislative elections and called for dialogue with the opposition.
Super Falcons

WWC: Eight home-based players in Super Falcons’ provisional squad

Eight home-based players have been listed in Nigeria’s provisional 27-woman team for the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals taking place in France between 7th June and 7th July 2019.
The Flying Eagles will face stern tests against two Red Bull teams – Red Bull Salzburg and Red Bull Leipzig – before they fly out to the U20 World Cup in Poland.

Flying Eagles coach names final squad for FIFA U-20 World Cup

Head Coach for the Nigeria U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, Paul Aigbogun, has named his final 21-man squad for this year’s FIFA U20 World Cup finals in Poland.
Emir of Kano, Alhaji Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi gets new UN appointment

UN Secretary-General António Guterres on Thursday in New York announced the appointment of His Royal Highness Muhammadu Sanusi II, Emir of Kano, as one of his new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) Advocates for 2019-2020.
Sigurd Vedal

Owner of ‘Sugar Daddy’ website fined in Belgium

An entrepreneur and his firm on Wednesday were fined more than 250,000 euros in Belgium for promoting prostitution through a “Sugar Daddy” dating website for rich men and young women.
Few days after world Cup bound Super Falcons walloped their Icelandic counterparts 6-1 in a friendly match in Spain, the Thomas Dennerby tutored side failed to continue the run losing 2-1 to Canada at the Pinatar Arena on Monday.

Thomas Dennerby: Super Falcons now confident enough to face any opponent

Head Coach of the Super Falcons, Thomas Dennerby, believes his team has gained more confidence ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France and will compete well against the top teams at the tournament.
Nchout Njoya Ajara

WWC: Cameroon can do better in France – Nchout Ajara

Cameroon forward Nchout Njoya Ajara insists the Indomitable Lionesses will show significant progress on the global stage when they compete in their second Women's World Cup in June in France.

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

NDLEA: 27 million involved in illicit drugs globally

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.

Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.