Gerard Pique: Spain defender to quit international football after World Cup

Spain defender Gerard Pique will retire from international football after the 2018 World Cup following a controversy surrounding his shirt sleeves. The Barcelona player, 29, is unpopular with some Spain fans for his support of independence for Catalonia. In Sunday’s 2-0 win in Albania, his shirt – unlike his colleagues – did not have a Spanish flag trim on the …

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Patience Jonathan denies fresh $25m discovered by EFCC

Former first lady Patience Jonathan has denied being the owner of additional $25m traced to her accounts by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Vanguard reports that Patience popularly known as ‘Mama Peace’ when her husband Goodluck Jonathan was president issued the denial through a statement from her media aide Chima Osuji at the weekend. Nigerian politicians are “reckless …

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Rising food prices: Sales drop, buyers lament

Rising food prices: Sales drop, buyers lament Esther Odili Yesterday 72386 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Send email – As recession bites harder, the prices of food items continue to rise daily in various markets across Lagos state – A survey conducted by reveals the availability and cost of food items in Onigbongbo Market, Maryland, Lagos – Buyers …

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Restructuring Nigeria

Without restructuring, Nigeria heading now where – Soludo, Anyaoku Michael Abimboye Moments ago 0 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Send email – A former Commonwealth Secretary-General, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, and a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Prof. Charles Soludo, have yet again call for the restructuring of the country. – Anyaoku said Nigeria had under performed …

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How Iwobi, Iheanacho gave Nigeria victory

Nigeria opened their 2018 World Cup group-phase qualifying campaign with a 2-1 victory in Zambia on Sunday thanks to goals from English Premier League duo Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho. The 20-year-old strikers scored in the opening half before a capacity 40,000 crowd at Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in central city Ndola that included President Edgar Lungu. Zambia dominated the second …

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Blame yourselves, not DSS, Falana tells NBA

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Femi Falana, has said that members of the legal profession should blame themselves for the harassment of judges by the security agencies. Falana made this known in a statement on Sunday night saying that the ‘legal profession has allowed the denigration of the hallowed temple of justice because of the misconduct of a few corrupt …

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Reddington Hospital names Lalude group MD

THE board of the Reddington hospital, weeknd, announce the appointment of UK trained consultant general and Laparoscopic Surgeon, Dr. Olutunde Lalude, as group medical director and head of surgery of the hospital group with effect from October 1, 2016. Dr. Lalude is a highly experienced consultant colorectal, general and laparoscopic surgeon with over 25 years of experience practicing in the …

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