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    Sports Messi Misses Penalty As Argentina, Iceland Play 1-1 – Channels Television

    Lionel Messi missed a second-half penalty as Iceland held mighty Argentina to a 1-1 draw in their Group D clash in Moscow on Saturday. Sergio Aguero scored an eye-catching opener for the two-time world champions in the 19th minute but it was almost ........ read more via Channels Television...
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    Sports Manchester United have signed the player to get the best out of Paul Pogba – men

    Jose Mourinho will watch Paul Pogba closely this summer as he tries to find the best way to unlock the Manchester United midfielder’s true potential. Pogba’s inconsistency has been the greatest frustration of Mourinho’s Old Trafford reign so far, having convinced United to swallow their pride...
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    Sports Ronaldo sprints length of pitch in eight seconds during Spain clash – Metro

    Cristiano Ronaldo proved once again he is one of the greatest players ever to play the game as he scored a hat-trick against Spain on Friday night. The Real Madrid forward carved out another slice of history with his heroics in Portugal’s … read more via Metro – Get...
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    Sports David De Gea slams Spanish fans after costly mistake against Cristiano Ronaldo – Metro

    Manchester United star David De Gea has hit out at the lack of support he’s received in Spain and says ‘he hasn’t killed anyone’ after a costly mistake gifted a goal to Cristiano Ronaldo in a 3-3 … read more via Metro – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports 2018 World Cup: Croatian coach, Dalic dismisses Musa as bench warmer – Daily Post Nigeria

    Croatian coach, Zlatko Dalic has dismissed Super Eagles winger, Ahmed Musa, saying he is a bench warmer. The player left Leicester City on loan to CSKA Moscow after failing to play himself into the team. However, he is expected to play some role for Nigeria when they … read more via Daily...
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    Politics Crisis Hits PDP As 650 Members Defect To APC In Akwa Ibom (Photos) – Nairaland

    About 650 members of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, have decamped to the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC in Akwa Ibom State on Friday. The 650 members from Ika, Oruk Anam, Etim Ekpo, Abak and Ukanafun local government .... Read more via Nairaland – Get...
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    Politics Governor Al-Makura: I will not sponsor any candidate in 2019 – TODAY.NG

    Governor Umaru Tanko Al-Makura of Nasarawa State says that he will not sponsor any candidate as his successor in 2019. Al-Makura stated this on Saturday when Permanent Secretaries and Chairmen of the 13 Local Government Areas (LGA) paid him a Sallah homage in Lafia. He said … Read more via...
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    Sports Nigeria vs Croatia: A Preview – Thisdaylive

    Nigeria will finally get their long awaited Russia 2018 campaign underway when they face Croatia tonight in Kaliningrad in Group D. The match will be the first competitive meeting between both sides, who have their task cut out advancing from a tough … read more via Thisdaylive –...
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    Politics Lateness of officials, materials characterise Rivers council polls – Punch Newspapers

    Saturday’s Local Government elections in Rivers State was characterised by late arrival of electoral officers and materials across the state, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Although turnout of voters was unimpressive, materials and Rivers State Independent Electoral Commission officials...
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    Metro Black Sallah as Muslim communities clash over prayer ground – Daily Post Nigeria

    As Muslims celebrated Eid-Fitr peacefully through out the country on Friday, reverse was the case in Igboora town in Ibarapa East Local Government Area of Oyo State where two Muslim communities; Igboora and Igbope engaged one another over claims of right to Eid praying ground, a situation …...
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    Metro Return to your communities, Buratai tells IDPs – Punch Newspapers

    The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen Tukur Buratai has called on displaced people in Borno North to return home to restart their lives as their communities are now safe and secured. Buratai made the call at the inauguration of nine gunboats for the Amphibious Task Force Detachment at … Read...
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    Metro How Two Men Gang Raped Underage Girl Inside A Church In Lagos – Naijaloaded

    Two suspects, Mr. Emmanuel Agbo, 25 and Mr. John Amaechi, 35, have been arrested for allegedly desecrating the house of God by gang raping a 12-year old girl inside a Catholic Church premises in Lagos. The incident happened in the evening at the Saint Martin’s Catholic... Read more via...
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    Metro Young girl murdered after being defiled in Anambra State – Laila’s Blog

    A young girl identified as Chioma has been found in dead in Ogwugwu, Oba, Anambra State and her mutilated body dumped on the side of a road. According to reports reaching LailasNews, the deceased who stays with her mom was ambushed earlier this week and … Read more via Nigeria News |...
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    Entertainment Stella Damasus Praises Hubby For Being A Good Father To Her And Their Kids – Stelladimokokorkus

    Actress Stella Damasus, sharing selfies of herself and her husband, Daniel Ademinokan, on the streets New York, penned down an appreciation memo to Daniel for being an amazing and awesome father to their kids… via Stella Dimoko – Get more Nigeria...
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    Sports World Cup 2018: Pique blasts Cristiano Ronaldo after scoring hat-trick against Spain – Dailypost

    Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique has slammed forward, Cristiano Ronaldo after the Real Madrid star scored a hat-trick for Portugal against Spain in the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Ronaldo opened the scoring four minutes from the penalty spot. Diego Costa levelled for Spain with a superb solo …...
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    Sports France vs. Australia 2018 World Cup: Paul Pogba gives France 2-1 lead in 80th minute – Washintonpost

    It wasn’t easy or pretty, but France opened what many expect will be a deep World Cup run for Les Bleus with a 2-1, foul-filled win over Australia. Paul Pogba scored the game-winner with a beautiful volley in the 80th minute that deflected off the bottom of the crossbar..... read more via...
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    Sports Croatia fans cycle all the way to Russia for World Cup – USA Today

    KALININGRAD, Russia (AP) — Some soccer fans will follow their teams anywhere to see them play in the World Cup. For five friends from Croatia that meant cycling 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) ..... read more via USA Today – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    World Thai king granted full ownership of crown billions – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Thailand’s king has been granted full ownership of the palace’s multi-billion dollar assets under a law passed last year, according to a rare "explanatory note" published by the financial arm of the powerful but secretive … Read more via The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper – Nigeria and World...
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    Entertainment Vector Makes Shocking Revelation, Set To Do ‘Free Show’ – TooXclusive

    Rapper, Vector has made a shocking decision to perform for free at a scheduled event in Lagos, this year. His decision is a rare gesture for an artiste of his stature. During an interview with Punch NG, Vector revealed that he initially thought the event was another case of fraud when the …...
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    Entertainment Photo: Wizkid & Naomi Campbell Fly Private Jet – Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s Blog

    Wizkid and Naomi Campbell have gone on a private jet to Milan. Recall they recently met in London? The two have however been showing each other. Another person Naomi loves his Tiwa Savage. And of course just days ago, she expressed her love to her too. Full … via Welcome To Ladun Liadi’s...