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Real Madrid's Croatian midfielder Luka Modric looks on during the UEFA Champions League group G football match between Real Madrid CF and AS Roma at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid on September 19, 2018. - AFP PHOTO - GABRIEL BOUYS

Luka Modric outlines wish to end playing career with Real Madrid

Luka Modric has claimed that is his intention to end his playing career with Real Madrid.
Ivo Sanader will not go jail as he already served time [Antonio Bronic-Reuters]

Croatia convicts ex-PM Ivo Sanader of war profiteering

Ivo Sanader, former prime minister of Croatia, has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years in prison for war profiteering during the country's 1990s conflict.

NWF: Nigeria on course to winning Olympic medal in wrestling

The Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), says its long-term aim is to produce an Olympic medalist for the country.
Mario Mandzukic of Croatia celebrates after scoring - Getty Images

Croatia striker Mario Mandzukic retires from international football

Croatia forward Mario Mandzukic has announced his retirement from international football after his country reached the World Cup final for the first time.
Croatian national football team members ride an open-roof coach in Zagreb International Airport on July 16, 2018 after their return from the FIFA World Cup 2018 in Russia in Zagreb International Airport on July 16, 2018. AFP PHOTO - ATTILA KISBENEDEK

Croatians give heroes’ welcome to World Cup squad

Tens of thousands of Croatians gave a heroes' welcome to their team in Zagreb on Monday after the squad returned from Russia following their World Cup final defeat.
Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has been supporting her country in Russia throughout the knockout stages

Soaked but smiling, Croatian president wins admirers at World Cup final

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar has won many admirers for own performance at the World Cup final in Moscow.
Croatia

‘Thank you, heroes’ – Croatian press hail World Cup squad

Croatian media on Monday hailed their team as heroes after the small country's historic success in reaching the World Cup final where France beat them 4-2.
Sunmisola Balogun

Sunmisola Balogun: I’ll not disappoint Nigeria at Cadet Championship

Africa cadet champion, Sunmisola Balogun has promised not to disappoint the country at the ongoing Cadet World Wrestling Championships.

Thousands of Croatians march against abortion

Thousands of anti-abortion demonstrators took to the streets in Croatia’s three biggest cities on Saturday in rallies that largely passed without incident, even as the issue continues to divide the staunchly Catholic EU member state.

Dutch probe Bosnian war criminal’s live UN court suicide

Dutch prosecutors are investigating how a Bosnian Croat war criminal managed to dramatically take his own life Wednesday, apparently after drinking poison he had smuggled into a UN court, in scenes that were broadcast live.

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Nigeria’s downstream sector records $56 billion revenue yearly

Nigeria’s downstream sector records a yearly income of 56 billion dollars, Mr Abayomi Awobokun, Chief Executive Officer, Enyo Retail and Supply Limited, has said.
Arsene Wenger

David Seaman: Arsene Wenger would be ‘great’ as Chelsea boss

Former Arsenal goalkeeper David Seaman has suggested Arsene Wenger could be the ideal replacement for Maurizio Sarri at Chelsea.
Beni Lar

Beni Lar: My constituency under siege

A member of the National Assembly representing Langtang South/Langtang North Federal Constituency of Plateau State, Hon Beni Lar, has cried out that her constituency is under siege of political thugs ahead of the rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections holding on Saturday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Kailani Muhammad: Atiku Abubakar is desperate to be president

A chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), and strong ally of President Muhammadu Buhari, Engr. Kailani Muhammad, has said that, the presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, is desperate to be president of Nigeria.

Suspected herdsmen kill 16, injure two in Benue

Suspected herdsmen on Wednesday killed 16 persons and injured two others during an invasion of Ebete community in Usha council ward of Agatu Local Government Area of Benue State.