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Essam El Hadary, the oldest player ever to appear at a World Cup, marked his record achievement with one outstanding penalty save for Egypt but was powerless to stop a second in a 2-1 defeat by Saudi Arabia on Monday.
Saudi Arabia scored a dramatic 95th-minute winner to beat Egypt 2-1 and finish their World Cup campaign on a high in Volgograd.
Salman Al-Faraj's penalty for Saudi Arabia in their Group A match against Egypt on Monday was the 18th of the World Cup, matching the all-time record tally set at the 2002 tournament hosted by Japan and South Korea.
Luis Suarez will make his 100th international appearance for Uruguay on Wednesday after being named in the starting XI for their second World Cup match against Saudi Arabia in Rostov.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) kept the petrol dealers guessing on Tuesday when it approved an ex-depot price of N138.62 per litre for the Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) petrol and kept the pump price to its chest.
The Minority Leader of the House of Representatives, Rep. Ndudi Elumelu (PDP-Delta), says opposition lawmakers in the house have been at the center of unearthing and exposing acts of corruption in the country.
The Zamfara State Government has directed secondary schools in the state to reopen from August 9, to enable exiting students sit for Secondary School Certificate Examination (SSCE).
Activities on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) extended a positive trend on Tuesday with key market indices appreciating further by 0.31 per cent.
The Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission (NUC), Prof. Abubakar Rasheed, says 32 federal, state and private universities across all geopolitical zones are involved in different stages of research toward tackling direct and collateral impacts of COVID-19.
The Catholic Archbishop of Lagos, Most Rev. Alfred Adewale Martins, has urged Nigerians to do everything possible to rid the country of corruption before it is too late.
“Having worked with Osimhen in the national Under-20 team that failed to qualify for the World Cup in 2017, I know he has the quality and ability to succeed in any league in the world. I have always known he will go places, so I am not surprised Napoli spent so much to get his signature,” Garba said.
Super Eagles hopeful, Cyriel Dessers, has debunked claims he is still interested in playing for Belgium despite already committing his international future to Nigeria.
The Executive Governor of Adamawa State, Rt Hon Ahmadu Umaru Fintiri has flagged off the construction of two flyovers and township roads in Jimeta, the state capital.
A reliable party source in Akure said that leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party have kicked against the choice of Ikengboju Gboluga as deputy governor of the party’s candidate, Eyitayo Jegede.