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Pepe Reina slams Adidas’ World Cup balls after Fernando Muslera’s howler

Spanish goalkeeper Pepe Reina has criticised the balls being used at the World Cup after Fernando Muslera's error led to Uruguay's exit in a 2-0 quarterfinal defeat to France.

Ball from Space used in World Cup opening match

The official FIFA Telstar-18 ball, which was brought down to Earth from orbit on Sunday, was used during the opening ceremony of the 2018 FIFA World Cup at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium, a spokesperson for Russia’s State Corporation for Space Activities, Roscosmos, told Sputnik on Thursday.

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About 40 people remain trapped in Liberian gold mine

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APGA alleges plot by PDP to rig Abia elections

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Election: PDP, APC trade words over withdrawal of INEC sensitive materials

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti, on Sunday accused the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), of alleged plan to rig the Presidential and National Assembly elections in favour of the ruling All Progressives Congress, (APC).

NCDC: Nigeria exceeds emergency threshold for Lassa fever

With 136 confirmed cases of Lassa fever, 31 death and 22.8 percent fatality rate, the Nigeria Center Disease Control (NCDC), said that Nigeria has exceeded the emergency threshold for Lassa fever.