NFF plans emergency friendly against Austria in response to Super Eagles poor form and string of loses

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) officials have begin negotiating with the Austrian football association about the possibility of playing one last friendly before the World Cup following the recent spate of bad results indicating that more fine-tuning is needed.

 

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Five Ota residents charged with manslaughter after stoning power company official to death over generator fumes

FIVE local residents of the Ota-Idiroko area in the Ota suburb of Ogun State have been arrested by the police for allegedly stoning an official of the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company Peter Ayole to death after a dispute over generator fumes.

 

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Nigeria rated as the 16th least peaceful nation on earth in latest Global Peace Index survey

NIGERIA has been rated as the 16th least peaceful nation on earth according to a recent Global Peace Index (GPI)  survey published by the Institute of Economics and Peace (IEP) that placed Nigeria at 16 out of a total of 163 countries surveyed.

 

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Bridge near children's amusement park collapses in Owerri after heavy downpour

IMO State capital Owerri was thrown into chaos yesterday when a bridge near the Children’s Amusement Park located at the Ikemba Ojukwu Centre collapsed after a heavy downpour although fortunately nobody was injured.

 

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UK diasporan returns to London after Lagos police demand N100,000 for alleged indecent dressing

LONDON diasporan Yewande Abiodun has left Nigeria and returned to the UK in disgust after accusing operatives of the Anti-Robbery Squad attached to the Adekunle  Police Station in Lagos of demanding N100,000 ($277) from her for alleged indecent dressing.

 

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Rohr urges fans not to panic following 0-1 loss to Czech Republic saying his team will be ready

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has urged Nigerian fans not to panic over the team's recent loss to the Czech Republic in their last warm-up game yesterday when they slumped to a 0-1 loss in Austria.

 

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Niger Delta Activist Forum gives Agip 14 days to recruit locals or it will shut down its facilities

MULTINATIONAL oil company Agip has been warned by a militant group called the Niger Delta Activist Forum (NDAF) that they will shut down all its facilities within 14 days unless it employs local youths from host communities.

 

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Jo Bonfere receives his promised house in Abuja from Nigeria 22 after winning Olympic gold in Atlanta

FORMER Super Eagles head coach Jon Bonfere has finally received the house promised him by the Nigerian government some 22 years after winning Olympic Gold at the Atlanta Olympics in 1996.

 

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Amina Mohammed reveals that half of women murdered worldwide are killed by their partners

NIGERIAN-born United Nations (UN) deputy secretary-general Amina Mohammed has unveiled shocking statistics revealing that about half of women that are murdered globally are killed by either a spouse or an ex-partner.

 

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Rohr names starting 11 for today's friendly against Czech Republic with Ndidi returning to action

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernor Rohr has revealed his starting line-up for the team's final pre-World Cup friendly game tonight against the Czech Republic that will see Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi return to action following a hamstring injury.

 

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