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World Cup: Spain Fires Coach a Day to the Start of the World Cup
World Cup: Spain Fires Coach a Day to th...

World Cup: Spain Fires Coach a Day to the Start of the World Cup

The Spanish FA today announced the sack of its head coach Julen Lopetegui. The sack of the Spanish coach was a direct outcome of Real Madrid’s announcement yesterday. Real Madrid had yesterday named Lopetegui as their new manager. The announcement which took the Spanish FA by surprise was... read more »

Sports: Real Madrid Appoints Julen Lopetegui New Manager
Sports: Real Madrid Appoints Julen Lopet...

Sports: Real Madrid Appoints Julen Lopetegui New Manager

Real Madrid has appointed Julen Lopetegui, the manager of the Spanish national side as Zinedine Zidane’s replacement. Lopetegui who is currently taking Spain to the 2018  FIFA World Cup will resume as Real Madrid’s manager after the mundial. This appointment puts to rest rumours that... read more »

Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England
Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England

Football: Nigeria Loses 2:1 to England

As part of its preparations for the 2018 World Cup starting in Russia on June 14, the Nigerian Super Eagles lost by 2:1 to the English team in a friendly match played at the Wembly stadium. The English team took off to a quick start with a 7 minute goal headed in by Gary Cahill. They controlled the... read more »

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle's Kit Sells Out On First Day
2018 World Cup: Super Eagle’s Kit ...

2018 World Cup: Super Eagle’s Kit Sells Out On First Day

The replica of the Nigerian Super Eagle’s kit which was released for sale to the public on June 1 has sold out on the first day with about three million pre-orders. People were seen queuing up outside Nike’s store in London in a bid to get the kit which sold for £64.95 (about... read more »

World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catholic Priests Be Given the Right to Get Married
World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catho...

World: Pope Francis Requests Roman Catholic Priests Be Given the Right to G...

Pope Francis has requested that Roman Catholic priests be given the right to get married. The request applies to priests in Brazil, and is on the agenda for an upcoming synod (church council) in the Amazon region. The controversial move would address the critical shortage of men joining the... read more »

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Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside, Says He Will Run Again

World: Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside, Says He Will Run Again

Despite calls to step aside and concerns about mysterious health problems, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Monday declared his intention to seek re-election next year, ending... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

To meet Theresa May, others. President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Monday, travel to United Kingdom. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Receives Fake Martin Luther King's Award

Nigeria: Buhari Receives Fake Martin Luther King’s Award

Earlier this week, Nigerians were greeted to the news on social media that President Buhari had received the prestigious Martin Luther King’s Exceptional African Leadership Award. The... read more »

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates

Nigeria: Why I Spoke Directly to Nigerian Leaders – Bill Gates

The Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Mr. Bill Gates, again on Monday criticised the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. Gates, in an interview with... read more »

World: Nigerian - Chile Eboe-Osuji Elected President of the ICC

World: Nigerian – Chile Eboe-Osuji Elected President of the...

The judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC), sitting in a plenary session on 11 March 2018, elected Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji (Nigeria) as President of the Court for a three-year term with... read more »