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6,000 volunteers to work during FIFA world cup

A total of 6,000 volunteers will work in Moscow during the upcoming FIFA World Cup, set to be held across Russia from June 14 to July 15, the head of Moscow’s volunteer center, Mosvolonter Irina Shvets, said on Tuesday.

Skripal poisoning: Don’t boycott Russia 2018 – Sepp Blatter

Former President of the Federation Internationale de Football Association, Joseph Blatter, said Thursday that he does not support the boycott of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia amid the poisoning scandal.

Investigators brave snow in hunt for clues over Russian plane crash

Investigators scoured the scene Monday after a passenger plane crashed near Moscow minutes after take-off, killing all 71 people on board, in one of Russia's worst-ever plane crashes.

Thousands of Russians endorse Navalny to challenge Putin in March vote

Thousands of Russians on Sunday endorsed the candidacy of Alexei Navalny, seen as the only Russian opposition leader who stands a fighting chance of challenging strongman Vladimir Putin in a March vote.

Super Eagles will be 5th time lucky against Argentina – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria and Argentina will re-enact their football rivalry as the Super Eagles and the La Albicelestes were grouped in the same cluster D, alongside Croatia and Iceland in yesterday’s World Cup draw at the Kremlin Palace in Moscow, Russia.

FIFA World Cup Trophy arrives Nigeria March 3

The Original FIFA World Cup trophy, which Nigeria’s Super Eagles and 31 other teams will be competing for at the 21st FIFA World Cup finals in Russia next summer, will arrive in Nigeria on Saturday, 3rd March 2018.

At least 16 killed as train hits bus in Russia

At least 16 people were killed on Friday when a train slammed into a bus that had broken down on a level crossing east of Moscow, authorities said.

2018 World Cup ticket goes on sale

Ticket sales for the 2018 World Cup began on Thursday, nine months to the day that the tournament kicks off in Russia.

World Cup trophy starts tour in Moscow

The World Cup trophy tour began a worldwide tour in Moscow on Saturday at a ceremony attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin and FIFA chief Gianni Infantino.

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Serbian footballer Aleksandar Prijovi has been sentenced to three months’ home detention for flouting a coronavirus curfew in Belgrade.

Serbian striker sentenced to three months’ home detention for flouting coronavirus curfew

Serbian footballer Aleksandar Prijovi has been sentenced to three months’ home detention for flouting a coronavirus curfew in Belgrade.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police demote sergeant for assaulting medical doctor on duty

The Akwa Ibom State Police Command on Saturday, demoted one Edidiong Alexander attached to Safer Highway from the rank of Sergeant to Corporal for assaulting one Dr Daniel David Edet of University of Uyo Teaching Hospital, UUTH, of the state.
Bruno Fernandes has been won the Premier League Player of the Month award for February.

Pedro Neto: Bruno Fernandes has revolutionised Manchester United

Wolves attacker Pedro Neto has hailed the impact of Bruno Fernandes at Manchester United.
The State Commissioner for Health, Lar Ndam, who confirmed the death in an interview with newsmen, said late Dewus had been in coma for two weeks at the Jos University Teaching Hospital due to some health complications and not COVID-19.”

Plateau speaks on national assembly staff suspected to have died from coronavirus

The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that the death of a National Assembly staff, Joel Dewus, was not from COVID-19 as suspected but from other health complications.
In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day- lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.

Coronavirus lockdown: Two die in Ogun community

In the wake of the Day One of the 14-day-lockdown in Ogun State, two young men believed to be members of two rival cult groups have been reported dead during a supposed supremacy clash between them in Ifo community of the state.