Mercedes-Benz records 1.35 million sales in seven months
Mercedes-Benz has sold a sum of 1,356,350 vehicles in the first seven months of this year, which represents an increase of 2.3 per cent and a new record. Mercedes-Benz maintained its market leadership as the premium brand with the highest number of new registrations in the first seven months in markets including Germany, France, Switzerland,…
Danjuma sure Falconets will reach U-20 Women World Cup final
National U-20 women team coach, Chris Danjuma is confident that his side will reach the final of this year’s FIFA U20 Women’s World Cup in France, reports footballlive.ng.
Don’t allow Spain’s pedigree frighten you, Etim Esin tells Falconets
Former Nigerian international, Etim Esin has urged the national U-20 women team, Falconets to see their quarterfinal opponents, Spain as equals, saying the team should approach tomorrow’s match at the ongoing FIFA Women U-20 World Cup as wounded lionesses. Arguing that every team at this stage of the championship has equal opportunity of getting to…
Fleeing the police, man takes refuge at French spy HQ
Fleeing the police after a car crash in Paris, a man who had been driving without a licence took the ultimate wrong turn -- and ended up taking refuge inside the headquarters of France's spy agency. According to a police source, the hapless driver fled after being involved in a crash on Paris's peripherique ring…
Pressure on Falconets to beat Haiti as Gift returns
After their opening day loss to Germany at the on-going FIFA Women U-20 World Cup in France, the pressure is on the Falconets of Nigeria to win today’s second Group D game against Haiti in St. Malo.
Management Lessons from the FIFA World Cup 2018
Defending champions and No 1 ranked team in the world, Germany fails to make it to the second round of the tournament, finishing bottom of its group. Lowest ranked team in the competition, Russia knocks out 2010 champions, Spain to qualify for the quarter-finals. Argentina with world superstar, Lionel Messi; Brazil with the most expensive…
NFF bigwigs, Omidiran to cheer Falconets against Germany today
Eminent world citizens, including the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) and First Vice President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, as well as a ranking Member of the House of Representatives
Brexit on the menu at May, Macron dinner
British Prime Minister Theresa May heads to President Emmanuel Macron's "summer Elysee Palace" on the Mediterranean coast on Friday, seeking to soften resistance to a Brexit plan which has upended her government while failing to win over sceptical EU negotiators.
Eiffel Tower strike looms over long lines
Eiffel Tower workers are planning to strike this week over a new access policy for visitors which they say is generating "monstruous" waits at the famous tourist landmark, union officials said Monday.
French World Cup glory costs China firm $9 mn and counting
A Chinese kitchen appliance maker said Monday it has so far made refunds worth nine million dollars, fulfilling a costly pledge to reimburse customers if France won the World Cup.