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Portuguese coach writes off Nigeria's chances of reaching World Cup knock-out stage

PORTUGAL's head coach Fernando Santos has written off Nigeria’s chances of advancing to the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup saying the Super Eagles like other African teams will struggle to make it out of their groups.



Biafran protesters demonstrate near Buckingham Palace as Buhari meets with Commonwealth leaders

PROTESTERS demanding the recreation of the defunct Republic of Biafra and campaigning against the alleged marginalisation of Igbos in Nigeria demonstrated near Buckingham palace yesterday as President Muhammadu Buhari met with Prime Minister Theresa May.



Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager tipping Patrick Vieira to succeed him

ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has announced that he will be leaving the club at the end of the season ending his 22 year spell in north London and putting an end to speculation about his future.


Wenger, 68, will leave a year before his existing contract is due to expire having led the club to three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. Appointed on 1 October 1996, the Frenchman is the Premier League's current longest-serving manager and has taken charge of a record 823 games.


Atiku joins attack on Buhari for calling Nigerian youth lazy saying they are the nation's backbone

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has joined in the condemnation of President Muhammadu Buhari over his comments yesterday that Nigerian youth are lazy and expect the government to provide them with free social services for nothing.



Senate resumes sitting after thugs hired by suspended senator disrupt its sitting by seizing the mace

NIGERIA'S senate has resumed sitting this afternoon after being closed due to pandemonium this morning following an attack by persons thought to be thugs hired by Senator Ovie Omo-Agege who was recently suspended for 90 legislative days.



Olu Falae castigates Buhari for seeking re-election saying he should have stepped down after first term

FORMER finance minister and secretary to the federal government Chief Olu Falae has castigated the current administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of not performing well expressing surprise that the president is seeking a second term given this.



Oba Akiolu says Buhari must grant Lagos special status in exchange for his support

LAGOS paramount ruler Oba Rilwanu Akiolu has given President Muhammadu Buhari stringent conditions that must be met before he backs his re-election campaign stating that the state must be given special status if the presidency wants him to back a second term.



Fulani herdsmen crisis forces 300,000 Benue students to abandon schooling as they lose an academic year

BENUE State government officials have revealed shocking statistics showing that as many as 300,000 school-age pupils are not attending school because of the disruption caused by the Fulani cattle herdsmen menace.



Okorocha promise Imo State that he will not empty the treasury when he leaves office next year

IMO State governor Rochas Okorocha has promised that he will not loot the state's treasury when he leaves office next year as has become the norm across Nigeria with those vacating office generally leaving the coffers empty.



UK visa applicant given three years in prison for presenting false information to high commission

BRITISH visa applicant Kolawole Viyon has been sentenced to three years imprisonment by an Ikeja Special Offences Court for giving false information about his marital status when filling in an application form.




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