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Ecuador suspends role as guarantor of Colombia peace talks

Ecuador on Wednesday said it was suspending its role as guarantor of the peace talks between Colombia's government and ELN guerrillas which have been hosted in Quito since early 2017.

Paulo Dybala, Lionel Messi renew rivalry in Turin

Juventus star Paulo Dybala has rediscovered his scoring form just in time as he renews his rivalry with fellow Argentina Lionel Messi in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Barcelona.

Seat belt saved me in Amsterdam car crash – Sergio Aguero

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero admits he is lucky to have escaped with only a broken rib from a recent car crash in the Netherlands.

Lionel Messi is extra-terrestrial, scream relieved Argentinians

A nation exploded with relief on Tuesday as Lionel Messi single-handedly dragged his Argentina team into next year’s World Cup finals with a spellbinding hat-trick in Quito.

A World Cup without Argentina ‘would have been crazy’ – Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi said "it would have been crazy a World Cup without Argentina" after his dramatic hat trick secured the nation's qualification for the tournament.

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi treble fires Argentina to World Cup as Chile exit

Lionel Messi fired Argentina into the World Cup with a brilliant hat-trick on Tuesday as South American champions Chile suffered a shock elimination.

Argentina fret over possible World Cup without Lionel Messi

Argentina awoke on Friday to the horrifying possibility of a World Cup without the “world’s best player”, Lionel Messi, AFP reports.

Argentina in danger of missing out on World Cup after 0-0 draw with Peru

Argentina are in danger of missing their first World Cup since 1970 after they were held to a goalless draw against Peru on Thursday.

Ecuador’s VP Jorge Glas jailed for alleged bribery

Ecuador’s Vice President Jorge Glas has been detained after the Supreme Court ordered his arrest while he is investigated for allegedly taking bribes from a Brazilian construction giant involved in a sprawling regional graft scandal.

Colombia, ELN rebels agree to ceasefire

Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) rebel group have reached a peace deal after months of negotiations, according to both sides.

WCQ: Argentina, Chile seek advantage in South America race

Lionel Messi and Argentina will seek to maintain the pressure on Chile with a victory over Venezuela on Tuesday as South America’s 2018 World Cup qualifying race enters the home stretch.

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Government, private sector to establish more technical colleges to meet manpower needs

The Federal Government is to collaborate with states and the private sector to establish more technical colleges and vocation centres to bridge the gaps in the country’s manpower needs.

Police urged to probe Bayelsa senator caught in certificate scandal

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda Resource Centre (HEDA) has asked the police to probe the certificate scandal involving Foster Ogala, senator representing Bayelsa west senatorial district.

Ander Herrera: Manchester United ‘better team by far’ in FA Cup final against Chelsea

Manchester United did not deserve to lose the FA Cup final because they were "the better team by far," according to Ander Herrera.

Armed Bandits attack another Kaduna community, abduct three

A week after the chief of Army staff, Tukur Buratai, asked soldiers stationed in the Birnin-Gwari axis of Kaduna State to flush out armed bandits that have been terrorising and killing people in the area, three housewives have been forcefully abducted in Maganda village of the community.