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Buhari Sent From God To Save Nigeria – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha in his congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari on the celebration of his 75th birthday has described him as a man sent from God to save Nigeria from collapse. The governor in a statement

Buhari Came To Rescue Nigeria From Hopelessness – Al-Makura

Governor Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says President Buhari Buhari “undoubtedly came to rescue Nigeria from the brink of collapse and hopelessness”. Al-Makura said this in his goodwill message to the President on his 75th birthday. The governor, who joined

Nigeria Regaining Past Glory Under Buhari’s Leadership – Dogara

File photo   Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Yakubu Dogara, says Nigeria is progressively recovering its past glory under the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari. Dogara said this on Sunday in his birthday message to President Buhari who

Thierry Henry arrives Nigeria [PHOTOS]

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry on Sunday arrived Lagos for the Guinness Made of Black programme. The 40-year-old Frenchman is presently in the country to meet winners of the ‘Be a Front Row Fan’ consumer promotion of the company. The international

President Buhari Returns To Nigeria After Paris Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after attending the One Planet Summit in Paris, the capital of France. He was received on Thursday evening by some state governors, including Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State at the Nnamdi Azikiwe

Nigeria Has No Option Than To Fight Climate Change – Buhari

File photo   President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria has no other option than to join countries across the world to fight climate change. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, gave the hint

Messi reveals ‘debt’ football owes him as he prepares to face Nigeria at 2018 World Cup

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has said he hopes football “ends up paying” the debt the spot owes him at the 2018 World Cup. Messi has lost three straight finals with Argentina in a three-year span. His national team coach, Jorge

Nigeria Requires International Support To Tackle Climate Change Effects – Buhari

French President Emmanuel Macron (L) greets President Muhammadu Buhari upon his arrival at the Elysee palace on December 12, 2017 in Paris, for a lunch as part of the One Planet Summit. Photo: CHRISTOPHE ARCHAMBAULT / AFP President Muhammadu Buhari

FIFA awards Super Eagles World Cup match to Algeria, fines Nigeria N2.17m

The World governing body, FIFA, has slammed a heavy fine on Nigeria for fielding an ineligible player against Algeria in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifier. The disciplinary committee of the body in a statement on Tuesday slammed a princely

2018 World Cup: Nigeria not a typical national African team, they have Mikel – Croatia Coach, Dalic

Croatia coach, Zlatko Dalić has disclosed that the Super Eagles of Nigeria is not a typical African national team due to the presence of Chinese Tianjin TEDA based midfielder, John Mikel Obi. Dalic believes that their opening game against the

2018 World Cup: Poland confirms friendly match with Nigeria

The Polish Football Association, no Monday, confirmed the friendly match with Nigeria. It said that Poland manager Adam Nawałka had agreed to lead the White and Reds against the Super Eagles in a friendly in preparation for the World Cup

2018 World Cup: Gernot Rohr speaks on Nigeria, Iceland game

The Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr has said that the match between Nigeria and Iceland at the 2018 World Cup in Russia will be one of the biggest games in the history of the World Cup. Rohr said Iceland

2018 World Cup: Tottenham’s Eric Lamela speaks on Argentina’s pairing with Nigeria

Tottenham’s Argentina international, Erik Lamela has described the Super Eagles of Nigeria as a difficult team ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The midfielder is hoping to be named in Jorge Sampaoli’s team for the World Cup, and

Cameroon’s Anglophone Crisis Spills Over Into Nigeria

Violence in English-speaking areas of Cameroon over the last year is having a knock-on effect in neighbouring Nigeria, where thousands of refugees are seeking sanctuary. Some are fleeing the unrest while others are suspected to be secessionists in favour of