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Thomas Dennerby: My Super Falcons are heroes

Though Nigeria’s Super Falcons may have suffered a 0-1 defeat to France in their last group game at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup on Monday night, but the Swedish team coach Thomas Dennerby would adjudge the performance of the female footballers in the encounter not less than a hero.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions.

Spotify signs podcast deal with the Obamas’ production company

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions. The announcement is light on details, but heavy on aphorisms, saying the move continues the Obamas’ mission to “create compelling content that entertains and inspires viewers.”
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

Julian Assange ‘moved to prison medical wing’ over deteriorated health

Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed.
World cup bound Super Falcons Wednesday at the ongoing Cyprus Cup, hammered Thailand 3-0 in a 7th place match.

Super Falcons’ defender set for record fifth World Cup appearance

Super Falcons’ defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France.
Super Falcons

Brighton star dropped as Nigeria coach names World Cup squad

Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has named 23 Super Falcons FIFA World Cup squad as Brighton Hove & Albion forward Ini-Abasi Umotong dropped ahead of next month tournament in France.
South Africa national women's team head coach Desiree Ellis has included three more players in her squad to face Norway in next week's international friendly.

South Africa’s Desiree Ellis places three players standby list ahead of FIFA Women’s World...

South Africa national women's team head coach Desiree Ellis has included three more players in her squad to face Norway in next week's international friendly.
Brighton have confirmed the appointment of Graham Potter as new head coach.

Graham Potter named new Brighton head coach

The Seagulls parted ways with Chris Hughton last week after he guided them to safety in the Premier League, finishing 17th in the top-flight - two points above third-bottom Cardiff.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

Sweden requests detention order for WikliLeaks founder over rape allegation

A Swedish prosecutor on Monday requested that WikliLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia on suspicion of rape.
Rita Chikwelu

Rita Chikwelu scores first goal of the season as Kristianstad defeat Eskilstuna United

Rita Chikwelu scored her first Swedish Damallsvenskan goal this season in Kristianstads' 3-0 win over Eskilstuna United in Sunday's top-flight game.
5G signal

China plans to open 5G marketing in October

China is planning to launch the commercial use of the 5G service on October 1, on occasion of the 70th anniversary of the People’s Republic, local press reported on Friday, quoting official sources.

Nestle in talks to sell skincare brands

Swiss food giant Nestle said Thursday it is in talks to sell its skincare business to a group led by a Swedish private equity firm and the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority.
Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.

Croatia’s Igor Stimac appointed as the new head coach of India

Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.
More than two decades after they last met on the red clay of Rome, Serena Williams will take on sister Venus in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday.

Serena, Venus Williams clash in Rome

More than two decades after they last met on the red clay of Rome, Serena Williams will take on sister Venus in the second round of the Italian Open on Wednesday.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been jailed for 50 weeks for violating his U.K. bail conditions in 2012 at a sentencing hearing at Southwark Crown Court today.

Sweden reopens rape probe against Julian Assange

Swedish prosecutors said Monday they were reopening a 2010 rape investigation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, hoping to bring him to justice before the statute of limitations expires in August 2020.
Passengers at Copenhagen Airport in Kastrup hope to get on other airlines as SAS pilots go on strike [Davali-Ritzau Scanpix via Reuters]

Scandinavian airline pilots strike, travel plans of 170,000 passengers at risk

Pilots at Scandinavian carrier SAS have walked off the job in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, stranding more than 72,000 travellers as 673 flights were cancelled, the airline said.
Dollar

Dollar steady near two-year high

The dollar held steady close to a two-year high against its peers on Friday, supported by data showing strong U.S. capital goods orders, while a first-quarter GDP report to be released later in the global day could further reinforce bullishness, reports by Reuters and NAN revealed.
Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo has made it clear that the main target of the current squad is how to win the 2019 CAF Africa Cup of Nations billed for Egypt in June.

Odion Ighalo, Asisat Oshoala shortlisted for Nigeria Pitch Awards

Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo as well as Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala and The Nations’ correspondent Tunde Liadi top the list of nominees for the 6th edition of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards as organisers revealed in Lagos on Thursday the identities of prospective winners.
Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby

Super Falcons coach reveals women’s World Cup strategy

Super Falcons’ coach Thomas Dennerby has displayed his cards for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup as he has declared that he would take the games against Norway and South Korea very serious to earn valuable points.

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Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

Governor Abiodun dissolves NURTW, other unions, constitutes 2019 Hajj Committee

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Governor Akeredolu sacks three commissioners, nominates six replacements

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EFCC arraigns man for obtaining property through false pretense in Ibadan

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Emeka Ihedioha

Governor Ihedioha: 95% of Senator Okorocha’s projects exist in his imagination

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ICPC set to track constituency projects in 12 states

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