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Russia 2018: Croatia 2-0 Nigeria; Step-up your game – Chukwu urges team; Gombe fans blame loss on players’ errors; Adamawa FC chairman says there’s still hope

By Olawale Alabi/Stanley Nwanosike/Uwumarogie Peter/Martins Abochol  Nigeria had an unimpressive start to their 2018 FIFA World Cup campaign on Saturday in Kaliningrad with a 0-2 loss to Croatia, thereby dropping to the bottom of Group D. The Super Eagles made a slow start into the game, holding off the charging …

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Folorunso Alakija’s Foundation celebrates 10 years of providing succour for widows, orphans

Rose of Sharon (http://TheRoseOfSharonFoundation.org) who first opened their doors to widows and orphanages exactly a decade ago on the 23rd of May, 2008 is celebrating their 10th anniversary. The Rose of Sharon Foundation was founded by Mrs Folorunso Alakija (http://FolorunsoAlakija.com/foundation) to guarantee the financial independence & educational opportunities for widows …

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Rivers’ Electoral Commission announces Council elections for Saturday …Commends IFES for establishing Election Support Centre … Governor Wike alleges APC is arming youths to disrupt polls

 David Amusa, Port Harcourt                                                                   The Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission (RSIEC) has formally announced that the Local Government Council elections will hold on Saturday June 16, 2018. In a press statement issued in Port Harcourt and made available to newsmen, the Chairman and chief Electoral Commissioner, Hon. Justice C.I. Uriri …

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Restoration Cup: Dickson appoints Crooks, ex-English striker Technical Director

Promoters of the Governor Henry Seriake Dickson Football Tournament popularly known as the Restoration Cup has appointed a former English and Tottenham player, Garth Crooks, as Technical Director of the Governor Seriake Dickson Football Tournament. A statement signed by the Director-General of the Restoration Cup, Ono Kelvin Akpe in Yenagoa, …

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Sallah celebrations: ‘I appreciate your patience, your sacrifices will not be in vain’- Buhari tells Nigerians

By Ismaila Chafe   President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday expressed appreciation to Nigerians for their patience and assured that their sacrifices would not be in vain. Buhari said that reforming a country that had been pushed to the brink of near decay on account of corruption, was always going to …

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FG to execute projects across the country to entrench justice, equity and fair play

The Federal Government will continue to execute projects across the country which demonstrates the sincerity of purpose of the Buhari administration towards entrenching justice, equity and fair play to all, the Budget and National Planning Minister, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, said in Kaduna on Thursday. The Minister underscored the Buhari …

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