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World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria March 17 

World Cup trophy to arrive Nigeria March 17 

Nigerian football followers will have a chance to see World Cup trophy live in Nigeria courtesy of Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited. The company’s Nigerian Franchise Public Affairs and Communications Manager, Nwamaka Onyemelukwe broke the news on Monday at a media parley in Lagos. Onyemelukwe said the World Cup tour of Nigeria will hold in Abuja and

BREAKING: FIFA wields a big stick on Nigeria for fielding Shehu Abdullahi in World Cup qualifier, deducts points

FIFA on Tuesday clamped down the Nigeria Football Federation with a whoopy 6,000 Swiss Francs (about N2,177,280) fine and also cancelled Super Eagles 3-0 victory in a Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Algeria. The World football governing body through its disciplinary committee in a statement on Tuesday said Nigeria fielded Shehu Abdullahi who was ineligible for

Hackers hit US, Russian banks in ATM robbery scam

Previously undetected group of Russian-language hackers silently stole nearly 10 million dollars from at least 18 mostly United States and Russian banks in recent years by targeting interbank transfer systems, a Moscow-based security firm said. Group-IB warned that the attacks, which began 18 months ago and allowed money to be stolen from banks’ Automated Teller

Nigeria urges peaceful resolution of Israel-Palestinian conflict

Nigeria has called for the peaceful resolution of the protracted conflicts between Israel and Palestinian, saying it is greatly concerned about the situation in many parts of the Middle East. Amb. Olukunle Bamgbose, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, delivered Nigeria’s statement at the UN General Assembly ‘Debate on Question of Palestine and the Situation

Oil price jumps above $65

Brent crude oil prices jumped above $65 per barrel after the shutdown of the Forties North Sea pipeline knocked out significant supplies from a market that was already tightening due to OPEC-led production cuts. Brent crude futures on Tuesday, the international benchmark for oil prices, were at $ 65.07 dollars a barrel at 0211 GMT.

New York Port Authority ‘explosion’: Terrified tourists ‘stampede’ amid reports of blast at Manhattan’s main bus station

An explosion has reportedly gone off at New York’s main bus station – with terrified tourists seen “stampeding” from the scene. A bomb squad has been dispatched to Manhattan’s Port Authority Bus Terminal following the “large” blast, witnesses claim. Taking to Twitter this morning, one woman wrote: “Just was stuck in a running stampede at

Ondo Rep. Hon Joseph Akinlaja Formally Declares Open “Ondo City Facebook Hangout”

By Emmanuel Ajibulu “Facebook and other social media platforms are the ‘new media’ that speed up conversations in a more interactive way that makes communication more effective and worthwhile. It is an online media that takes communication beyond the limitations of the traditional media, which most often delivers content but doesn’t permit readers, or as the