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Shola Shoretire

15 Dec
Manchester-Based Nigerian businessman, Alexander Oluwole Shoretire, wants the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), to invite his son, Manchester United striker, Shola Shoretire, to the Super Eagles as quickly as possible.
12 Dec 2018
Manchester United starlet, Shola Shoretire has made UEFA Youth League history by becoming the youngest player to play in the competition at 14 years and 314 days. Shoretire, eligible for Nigeria, was brought in as a substitute by Nicky Butt, the manager of Manchester United's Under-19 team, in the UEFA Youth League game against Valencia. The…


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Nigeria is a ‘Country of the Young’. As per the latest UNICEF reports, there are approximately 31 million children aged less than 5 years, and each year at least 7 million more babies are born in Nigeria. 27th May marks the occasion of National Children’s Day - a day to cherish and celebrate these little…
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Rwanda on Saturday said two of its soldiers were being held captive by rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and accused government authorities there of backing the group responsible. It comes as a diplomatic feud between the two neighbours escalates, with both sides accusing each other of aiding armed militias in the volatile eastern…
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When the newly sworn-in Governor of Oyo State, His Excellency Seyi Makinde, announced in his inauguration address that he would be donating his monthly salary to the teacher pensioners’ fund, little did the people of Oyo State know that this token was just the beginning of what his administration would go on to do for…
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At least 31 people were killed on Saturday when a stampede broke out in south Nigeria during a church charity event where food was being distributed, police said. The disaster happened in Port Harcourt city in Nigeria's Rivers state, local police spokeswoman Grace Iringe-Koko said, confirming a death toll of 31 people. Local Nigerian media…
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There is tight security within and outside the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja,  Venue of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) National Convention. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN reports presence of security officers including police, Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, Department of State Security, at different locations around the stadium. Accredited delegates, media, party…