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Airbus and Boeing indicate they want to take out stakes in Nigeria's planned national carrier

SEVERAL aircraft manufacturers including Airbus and Boeing have signified an interest in purchasing stakes in Nigeria’s planned national carrier which the government in hoping to float shortly.


Nigeria is currently without a national airline since Nigerian Airways folded over 20 years ago and despite plans to replace it, numerous initiatives have failed to take off. Arik Air, Nigeria's largest domestic had been filing the role but this year, it ran into serious


Robert Mugabe appears in public for the first time since coup refusing to resign as president

ZIMBABWE'S President Robert Mugabe has appeared in public for the first time since his alleged ouster earlier this week debunking rumours that he has been placed under arrest and is no longer the country's leader.



NFF and players sign agreement on World Cup bonuses as Super Eagles thrash Argentina 4-2

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials and the Super Eagles have agreed on a World Cup remuneration agreement for the players ahead of Russia 2018 following the team's dramatic 4-2 victory over Argentina yesterday.



Gabonese referee could be in trouble after Caf queries controversial penalty given to Algeria

GABONESE referee Eric Otogo-Castane ‎ may be in trouble for awarding Algeria a last minute penalty against Nigeria in Constantine yesterday with enabled them grab a draw after the Confederation of African Football (Caf) criticised the decision.



10 historical facts you might want to know about the Fifa World Cup:

We are on an international break. Tomorrow, the planet will come alive again with World Cup qualification matches.


Our Super Eagles are currently training in Rabat ahead of Saturday's clash with Algeria in Algiers. After that they travel to Russia to face Argentina in a friendly.


Now, here are 10 historical facts you might want to know about the World Cup:



England new boy Tammy Abraham said he never considered playing for Nigeria's Super Eagles

ENGLAND'S new call-up Tammy Abraham has revealed that he never really considered playing for Nigeria despite endless speculation that he would feature for the Super Eagles as the team prepares for next year's World Cup.



Michael Emenalo quits his position as Chelsea's technical director after 10 years at Stamford Bridge

FORMER Super Eagles defender Michael Emenalo has left his position at the technical director of Chelsea Football Club after 10 years at Stamford Bridge amid speculation that he has had enough of the infighting at the Premiership side.



Eagles start arriving in camp ahead of Algeria and Argentina games with Kayode invited to replace Ighalo

MEMBERS of the Super Eagles have begun arriving at the team camp in Morocco ahead of this week's planned double header against Algeria and Argentina with head coach Gernot Rohr calling up fresh invitees to replace injured players.



Ethiopian Airlines to unveil its newest aircraft the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Abuja tomorrow

AFRICA'S largest carrier Ethiopian Airlines has announced plans to unveil its biggest aircraft the Boeing 787-9 nicknamed Big Brother in Abuja tomorrow as part of an aggressive drive to step its presence in the Nigerian aviation market.



West Ham sack Slaven Bilic with former Everton and Man U boss Moyes tipped to replace him

WEST Ham have sacked manager Slaven Bilic in what became inevitable following the Hammers' 1-4 loss at home to Liverpool on Saturday with former Everton and Manchester United boss David Moyes tipped as the frontrunner to replace him.




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