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FILE PHOTO- An MTN starter kit pack on display at a retail stand in Abuja, Nigeria November 17, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde-File Photo

MTN Group may lose more executives amid Nigerian crisis

MTN confirmed Fouladi’s departure, which was announced by Rotterdam-based KPN earlier this month. But Singh has declined to comment.
France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.

Hugo Lloris: France lucky to escape with 2-0 Netherlands defeat

France captain Hugo Lloris admits the world champions were fortunate to only lose 2-0 to Netherlands in Rotterdam.
France's midfielder Paul Pogba poses in Clairefontaine en Yvelines on October 9, 2018, as part of the team's preparation for the friendly football match against Island and the Nations League football match against Germany. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

Martial, Pogba ruled out of key France’s Nations League match

Manchester United pair Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba will miss France’s key Nations League fixture against the Netherlands and a Uruguay friendly through injury, the French Football Federation announced on Monday.
Anthony Martial

Manchester United’s Anthony Martial earns recall to France squad

Anthony Martial has been rewarded for his impressive recent form with Manchester United by being recalled to the France squad by coach Didier Deschamps on Thursday.
Eliud Kipchoge runs to win the 45th Berlin Marathon, setting a new world record in the process. Photograph- Markus Schreiber-AP

Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record

Kenyan Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record in Berlin on Sunday, smashing the previous best as he clocked 2hr 1min 40sec.
The former Secretary-General of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon visits Denmark to set up a UN Live Museum, to engage people in UN World Destination, in Copenhagen, Denmark June 11, 2018. RITZAU SCANPIX-Martin Sylvest via REUTERS

Ban Ki-moon, Bill Gates head climate body

Former UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and billionaire businessman and philanthropist Bill Gates will head an international commission on climate change to launch next month, the Dutch government said Monday.
2 President Buhari returns to Abuja after a 3-day Official Visit to the Netherlands on 18th July 2018

President Buhari returns to Abuja from Netherlands

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a successful three-day official visit to The Hague, Netherlands, where he delivered a keynote address at the 20th anniversary of the International Criminal Court.
3 President Buhari meets with Nigerian Embassy Staff in the Netherlands shortly before departing for Abuja, 18th July 2018

Buhari meets Nigerian embassy staff, concludes Netherland visit

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday concluded his visit to the Netherlands, meeting with Nigerian Embassy staff, before departing for home.
5 PRESIDENT BUHARI ARRIVES IN THE HAGUE AHEAD OF HIS 3-DAY OFFICIAL VISIT AND ICC’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY ON 15TH JULY 2018

President Buhari arrives Netherlands ahead of ICC’s 20th anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening arrived Netherlands ahead of his scheduled visit to the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague.
1 President Buhari departs Abuja on a 3 day Official Visit to the Netherlands on 15th July 2018

President Buhari arrives The Hague for ICC’s 20th anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday evening arrived The Hague ahead of his scheduled appearance at the International Criminal Court.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday left Abuja for Netherlands to participate in activities commemorating the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.

President Buhari departs Abuja for Netherlands, to address ICC

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday left Abuja for Netherlands to participate in activities commemorating the 20th anniversary of the adoption of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC) at The Hague.

Flying Eagles coach Aigbogun lauds Hamdi Akujobi’s versatility, discipline

Flying Eagles coach Paul Aigbogun has praised the versatility and tactical discipline of top Dutch prospect Hamdi Akujobi.

Minister: Nigeria Airways’ ex-workers’ll get N45 billion severance after Easter

The N45bn severance package of former workers of the defunct Nigeria Airways Limited will be paid after the Easter holiday as soon as the Senate resumes sitting and approves the fund, the Federal Government has said.

Federer breezes into quarters at Indian Wells

World No. 1 Roger Federer's remarkable run continued as he booked his quarter-final berth in the ATP Indian Wells Masters with a 7-5, 6-4 win over Jeremy Chardy on Wednesday.

Federer rolls into Indian Wells fourth round

World number one Roger Federer stepped up his bid for a sixth Indian Wells Masters title with a 6-2, 6-1 demolition of Filip Krajinovic on Monday.

Grigor Dimitrov becomes top seed and top draw as Roger Federer skips Dubai Championships

With the withdrawal of Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov will be thrust into the favourite's role when the Dubai Championships start on Monday.

Man removed from plane for excessive farting

A pilot was forced to make an emergency landing after a row caused by a passenger who refused to stop farting.

Roger Federer blows away Grigor Dimitrov for Rotterdam title

Roger Federer beat Bulgarian Grigor Dimitrov 6-2 6-2 to win the Rotterdam title, the ABN AMRO World Tennis Tournament and cap a memorable week in his tennis career.

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Federal government to auction N70 billion bonds

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CIA chief Gina Haspel to brief US House leadership on Jamal Khashoggi case

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Bayelsa government declares balance surplus of N18.564 billion for October

Gboribiogha Jonah, the Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, has disclosed that the state government recorded a balance surplus of N18.564billion as at October 31, 2018.

LASPOTECH shuns ASUP strike

The academic staff of the Lagos State Polytechnic, Ikorodu, have defiled the ongoing nationwide strike declared by the Academic Staff Union of Polytechnic on Wednesday.