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Senegal ready for clash with Poland, says coach Cisse
Senegal is ready to bring “joy” to the African country and emulate the 2002 side, which reached the quarter-finals on their World Cup debut, coach Aliou Cisse said. Senegal’s players train in preparation for their clash against Poland.
Rodriguez may miss World Cup opener against Japan
Colombia talisman James Rodriguez, the sensation of the last World Cup, is a doubtful starter for today’s Group H opener against Japan in Saransk.Rodriguez, the top scorer in Brazil 2014 with six goals in five matches, missed a training session in Kazan on Friday due to muscle fatigue.
Pinnick hopeful Super Eagles will advance to next round
President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick has declared that notwithstanding the 0-2 loss to Croatia in their first match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, the Super Eagles have the wherewithal to lift themselves up and still reach the knockout rounds of the competition.
Dangote launches N2bn ready-made village in Northeast
Two weeks after donating 150 cars to the Nigeria Police, the Aliko Dangote Foundation yesterday launched the Dangote Village for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Maiduguri, Borno State.
FG to shut land border soon over rice smuggling
Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, made the disclosure in Abuja yesterday while speaking with youths in a lepadership clinic under the auspices of Guardians of the Nation International (GOTNI).
Confusion trails sack of 300 street sweepers’ supervisors in Lagos
There is confusion regarding the actual employers of the 300 street sweepers’ supervisors that were recently sacked in Lagos State, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.Environmental Utility firm, Visionscape Sanitation Solutions Ltd (VSS) told NAN on Sunday in Lagos
Soldiers rescue man from being lynched after killing mum in Abia
Soldiers attached to 144 Battalion, 14 Brigade headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Ohafia, in Ukwa West Local Government Area of Abia State, have rescued 25-year-old Agaezichi Ogbonna from being roasted alive at Akpaa Mbato village in Obingwa Local Government Area of the state.
‘Late signing of budget cannot translate to inflation’
An Economist, Dr Aminu Usman, has said that the delay in the signing of the nation’s 2018 Budget and its late implementation cannot lead to inflation.Usman, who is the Head of Economics Department at the Kaduna State University, said this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria in Abuja, yesterday.
APC, PDP represent epidemic, suffering, Mega party candidate alleges
Candidate of the Mega Party of Nigeria (MPN), Adebisi Omoyeni, has asked the electorate to reject the PDP and APC, describing them as representing epidemic and suffering.He spoke yesterday at a rally in Ado-Ekiti and Ikere-Ekiti, his hometown.
APC has strong credentials to win poll, says party chairman
The Ekiti State Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Jide Awe, has declared that the party has strong credentials to win the upcoming governorship poll. He stated this yesterday at Erinjiyan-Ekiti during a reception held in his honour, after three years in self-exile.
We will stop Salah, Russian players vow
The host nation’s manager Stanislav Cherchesov insists all will be well, even if Salah does play.“We are studying Egypt and we should be able to exploit their weaknesses,’ said Cherchesov said yesterday. “I have a simple answer: We are ready to stop Salah and we will do this.”
PPC to sue INEC for disqualifying its candidate
Providence People’s Congress (PPC) has threatened to sue the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for disqualifying its governorship candidate.The PPC National Chairman, Mr. Benson Adetona stated this yesterday when he addressed journalists in Ado-Ekiti.