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World Cup: SWAN patron commends federal government for nominating Governor Ambode as delegate

The Federal Government had been commended for nominating Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State as a member of its delegation to the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Lagos government to re-grass Teslim Balogun, Campus Mini Stadiums

The Lagos State Government, on Tuesday, said that plans were underway to replace the artificial turf at the Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, and Campus Mini Stadium, Lagos Island, with natural grass.

President Buhari approves release of National Stadium Surulere to Lagos government

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the release of National Stadium, Surulere to Lagos State Government for retrofitting and upgrading to host international sporting tournaments, the State Government said on Tuesday.

Funke Oshonaike: I was sexually abused, battered by man 10 years older than me

The veteran of six Olympics, who made the revelations on her Facebook page, also stated how she escaped being stabbed by a mob after beating archrival and crowd favourite Biola Odumosu in a championship in Lagos, as well as having her heartthrob killed while on vacation in Lagos, with just three months to their wedding.

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Protesters wearing yellow vest (gilet jaune) holds a sign reading “France is not for sale” during a demonstration to protest against rising costs of living they blame on high taxes in Marseille, southern France, on December 15, 2018. – The “Yellow Vests” (Gilets Jaunes) movement in France originally started as a protest about planned fuel hikes but has morphed into a mass protest against President’s policies and top-down style of governing. (Photo by BORIS HORVAT / AFP)

Belgium road accident death linked to ‘yellow vest’ protest

A driver died in Belgium near the border with France on Friday evening after hitting a truck which had slowed down due to a blockade by “yellow vest” protesters, a local government official said.
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Boko Haram: Coalition commends Nigerian Army for lifting suspension on UNICEF

A group, Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE), has commended the Nigerian Army’s prompt reversal of its earlier suspension of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) from the northeast of the country.
President Buhari attends Extra Ordinary Meeting of Lake Chad Basin in Abuja on 15th Dec 2018-4

Muhammadu Buhari summons sub-regional leaders again

President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned another Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Lake Chad Basin Commission to address prevailing security challenges in the sub-region.

Unethical behaviour: FRSC chief orders probe into viral online video

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered an immediate investigation into a reported case of alleged unethical behaviour exhibited by Deputy Route Commander B Ojeamiran, a personnel whose video clip is currently distributed in various social media platforms, driving under the influence of alcohol.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United can save season with Christmas consistency

Marcus Rashford reminded his Manchester United team-mates of the importance of their form over the hectic Christmas period, convinced they could turn their season around in the coming weeks.