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Nobel Peace Prize laureates Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad arrive at the Nobel outdoor concert in front of the Oslo Town hall on December 9, 2018 in Oslo on the eve of the Peace Prize ceremony. Heiko JUNGE / NTB Scanpix / AFP

Nobel peace prize ceremony shines light on rape in conflict

Congolese doctor Denis Mukwege and Yazidi activist Nadia Murad are to be presented with the Nobel Peace Prize today, as they challenge the world to combat rape as a weapon of war
Super Falcons

NFF line up pre-world cup tourney in China and Cyprus for Falcons

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) lines up two tournaments in China and Cyprus to kickstart the Super Falcons‘ preparation for next year women’s World Cup in France
The Super Falcons dropped from 38th to 39th position in the latest FIFA ranking.

NFF lines up Cyprus, China tournaments for Super Falcons ahead World Cup

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick says the federation have firmed up two tournaments for the Super Falcons in China and Cyprus to kick start their World Cup preparations

Dickson Etuhu not guilty of match-fixing

A Swedish court on Thursday found former English Premier League player Dickson Etuhu not guilty of attempting to fix the result of a match.
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2020 Olympic organisers working for boxing at Games despite freeze

The organisers of Tokyo’s 2020 Olympics said Saturday they would continue working to stage a boxing tournament at the games despite a freeze by the International Olympic Committee.
PIP Breast Implant

Women fitted with fake breast implants get $2 milllion compensations

A French court on Thursday ordered the German safety certifier that approved defective breast implants for use to compensate around 400 Swedish women who received the devices behind a global health scare.

Ex-Super Eagles player Dickson Etuhu’s alleged match-fixing trial starts

Former Super Eagles player Dickson Etuhu goes on trial in a Swedish court on Thursday to face a charge of match-fixing, which he denies.
Super Falcons

Thomas Dennerby: Super Falcons’ next target is World Cup ticket

Thomas Dennerby has re-affirmed that getting the World Cup ticket for France 2019 is the next target of the Super Falcons of Nigeria at the ongoing AWCON in Ghana.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Manchester United spell made him feel ‘like Benjamin Button’

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed he was told by “everyone” not to risk his reputation by playing in England but how a successful spell at Manchester United made him feel young again — “like Benjamin Button”.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Galaxy debut strike voted MLS Goal of the Year

Swedish icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first goal for the Los Angeles Galaxy, a 77th-minute equalizer from 40 yards last March, was named Major League Soccer’s Goal of the Year on Tuesday.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic not interested in January loan move to Europe

Los Angeles Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has ruled out a loan move to a European club in January.
Chima Akas (left) in action for Kalmar in Sweden

Swedish club Kalmar FF table improved contract to Chima Akas

Impressed Swedish club Kalmar FF have tabled a new and improved contract to Chima Akas after he shone in his debut season in Europe.
Chisom Egbuchulam has enjoyed an amazing run in Sweden this season

Chisom Egbuchulam celebrates promotion to Swedish top league in style

Chisom Egbuchulam and Falkenberg FF will play in the Swedish top league next season after he scored his 14th league goal in a 2-2 draw at Norrby.
Chisom Egbuchulam has enjoyed an amazing run in Sweden this season

Chisom Egbuchulam goals steer Swedish club Falkenbergs FF closer to promotion

Superettan club Falkenbergs FF are now just a point away from promotion to the Swedish top flight with two rounds of matches to be played and it is mainly down to the goals of Chisom Egbuchulam.
Faith Ikidi, Nigerian defender, has won the Swedish top flight title with Pitea.

Super Falcons’ Faith Ikidi wins Swedish league title with Pitea

Faith Ikidi, Nigerian defender, has won the Swedish top flight title with Pitea.
Usain Bolt

Usain Bolt not playing for A-League Coast Mariners in A-League opener

Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt will not feature in A-League Central Coast Mariners opening game away to Brisbane Roar on Sunday, as he is yet to lock down a contract.
Jose-Mourinho

Zlatan Ibrahimovic: Jose Mourinho can win the Premier League title

Zlatan Ibrahimovic believes Jose Mourinho can deliver a Premier League title for Manchester United, but has warned the Portuguese cannot “do miracles” with an underperforming side.
Jamilu Collins

Jonathan Akpoborie: Jamilu Collins good enough to displace Brian Idowu

Jamilu Collins is good enough to be Nigeria’s first-choice at left-back and should be playing ahead of Brian Idowu, according to former striker Jonathan Akpoborie.

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Hadiza Bala-Usman urges terminal operators, others to eradicate port congestion

The Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority, Hajia Hadiza Bala-Usman, has called on terminal operators, shipping companies and allied stakeholders to eradicate the present congestion at the nation’s seaports.

Official: 201 FRSC mobile courts to begin sitting Monday

The 201 mobile courts set up by the Federal Road Safety Corps, nationwide to prosecute traffic offenders during the yuletide season, will begin sitting on Monday.
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Group scores Yemi Osinbajo higher in vice presidential debate than Peter Obi, others

A political group in Nigeria says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo showed the gulf in class between him and other Vice Presidential candidates as he blew his compatriots away with his insight on constitutional, economic, security and social development issues.
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.
United Nation’s Children Fund (UNICEF)

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.