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World Bank commits additional $120m for diseases surveillance

World Bank President, Mr Jim Yong Kim The World Bank Board of Directors says it has approved the third Regional Disease Surveillance Systems Enhancement (REDISSE) Project and committed additional 120 million dollars to the work plans. Mr John Paul Clark,

France 2019: U.S. to defend Women’s World Cup title

USA Women football The World champions, the U.S. will have a chance to defend their title at the 2019 Women’s World Cup after a 6-0 win over Jamaica in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Championship on Sunday sealed their qualification.

Biased investment: World Bank takes responsibility for advising Nigeria, others

World Bank The World Bank says it “has to take some responsibility’’ for advising Nigeria and other African countries to invest more in roads, railways and energy rather than in education and health. The World Bank President, Mr Jim Yong

Southgate to lead England until 2022 World Cup

Gareth Southgate England national team manager, Gareth Southgate, has signed a new contract which will keep him in charge until the end of the 2022 World Cup. Southgate and Football Association (FA) chief executive Martin Glenn announced the agreement, which

Nigeria Will Soon Be An Envy Of The World, Says Osinbajo

Vice President YemiOsinbajo   The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria will be an Envy of the world soon. He said “Wherever we are from, whatever part of this great country we are from, whether we are from

2018 FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup: USA coach hails gallant D’Tigress

Idris Adesina USA coach Dawn Staley was full of  praise  for D’Tigress after  she led America to  71-40 victory over Nigeria  on Friday  in their 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup  quarterfinal match in Tenerife, Spain, on Friday. Staley said

World Cup: Nigeria ready for USA challenge

Idris Adesina Nigeria face defending champions USA in the quarter-finals of the  2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup in Spain on Friday. D’Tigress  reached the quarter-finals after beating Turkey and Argentina in Group B to finish second behind Australia. They

World Cup: D’Tigress beat Greece 57-56, face USA

Idris Adesina Nigeria on Wednesday became the first African team to qualify for the quarter-finals of the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Basketball Cup in Spain with a 57-56 win over Greece in their qualification match. D’Tigress face defending champions USA 

Buhari Urges World Leaders To End Global Conflicts, Support Anti-Corruption War

   President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday drew the attention of world leaders to conflicts around the world and their devastating effects. The President called on leaders to take urgent action to bring the conflicts to an end, warning that

Buhari Condemns Global Violence, Calls For World Peace

   President Muhammadu Buhari, has condemned global violence, discrimination, racism which has been existing in different parts of the world. The President called for peace, security, development and human rights as the foundation for a collective well-being. He said

Luka Modric is World Footballer of the Year

LONDON, ENGLAND – SEPTEMBER 24: Luka Modric of Real Madrid arrives on the Green Carpet ahead of The Best FIFA Football Awards at Royal Festival Hall on September 24, 2018 in London, England. (Photo by Dan Istitene/Getty Images) Real Madrid

FIBA Women’s World Cup: D’Tigress stun Turkey to make basketball history

DTigress Nigeria made history at the ongoing FIBA Women’s World Cup in Spain as the national women’s team stunned Turkey 74-68 in the Group B game decided on Sunday. It was Nigeria’s first-ever FIBA Women’s World Cup victory and the

FIBA unveils D’Tigress World Cup squad

Idris Adesina Former Dallas Wings forward Evelyn Akhator tops  the list of the final 12 players named for the FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup, which begins in Spain on Saturday. D’Tigress, who are returning to the tournament for the first

FIBA World Cup Qualifiers: We’re grateful for fans support –Kida

The Nigeria Basketball Federation under the leadership of Musa Kida, has expressed gratitude to basketball fans for coming out in large numbers to support the senior national men’s team, D’Tigers at the ongoing qualifiers for the 2019 World Cup in