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Most times we get hungry and honestly, who wouldn’t want to interrupt their daily chores for food! I guess we all do that, but how do we program ourselves with our meals and venues – especially with strangers around? It was 4 O’clock in the afternoon, I was in a Matatu (public bus), heading home from work after a tedious day. There was this beautiful woman sitting next to me and of course, I could not resist greeting her….

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Nigeria’s Bobsled Team Excites Serena Williams

Serena Williams has revealed her excitement over Nigeria’s Bobsled team set for this Winter Olympics. The ladies have put Nigeria in the Winter Games for the very first time. The tennis great who made her feelings known via Twitter said the video showcasing the Nigerians was very cool. She twitted, “This video literally gave me chills, I am so excited to watch Nigeria compete in the winter Olympics bobsledding race the first time an African country has ever competed…

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Quadri, Meshref to Defend Titles in Nairobi

Aruna Quadri of Nigeria and Dina Meshref of Egypt will be defending their titles at this year’s ITTF Africa Top 16 Cup holding in Nairobi, Kenya. Quadri defeated Omar Assar of Egypt 4-2 to win the tournament in 2016 in Khartoum, Sudan, while Meshref also beat Edem Offiong of Nigeria and this year they will be aiming to retain their laurels when the championship serves off on March 1 in Kasarani Gymnasium of Moi International Stadium in Nairobi. The…

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Iheanacho Scores the First VAR Goal in English Football

Kelechi Iheanacho returned to scoring form with a bang Tuesday night. He became the first player to score a goal awarded by a video assistant referee in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood 2-0 in an FA Cup third-round replay. Iheanacho opened the scoring – with a routine strike – from Islam Slimani’s pass. The big talking point of the game came when the former Manchester City striker initially had a goal disallowed for offside from Riyad Mahrez’s through…

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That Unique Nigeria(n)

Often when you hear about Nigeria, all sorts of negative thoughts come to your mind. Right? But like in many societies, you have the good, the bad and the ugly. Absolutely, there are some criminally minded Nigerians out there who have created a very negative image of the country; and of course, you equally have those who have made the country proud. Unfortunately, hardly, will you hear much about those quintessential Nigerians in the Western media. It is not…

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The Assertion Of African Political Relevance After Trump’s “S***hole Countries” Remarks.

Following his inglorious “s***hole countries” remarks, all 54 African ambassadors to the United Nations have on Friday anonymously demanded an unconditional apology from the USA President Donald Trump. A rare, strong and clear message to the USA. In an unusual sign of solidarity never seen before amongst African countries, the African ambassadors insisted that Donald Trump must withdraw his remarks, which many – both Africans and non-Africans – consider racist, xenophobic and incredibly un-Presidential to say the least. During…

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Bus Carrying Nigerian Club Members Involved in Accident

  Unpleasant news hit the Nigerian football family Wednesday morning as a bus carrying Kwara United football team was involved in an accident as they journeyed back to their Ilorin base. The accident has left many of the players injured and needing hospital treatment. The players were on their way home from Lagos after featuring in the Bet9ja Nigeria National League Super Four competition which ended on Tuesday. An eyewitness said the bus lost control and then swerved off…

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Iwobi Faces Fine After Breaking Curfew to Attend Drug-Fuelled Party

ARSENE WENGER has confirmed he is likely to hit Alex Iwobi with a fine after he broke a curfew to attend a drug-fuelled birthday party. Iwobi has been exposed partying to 2am on Saturday ahead of Arsenal’s humiliating FA Cup defeat to Championship side Nottingham Forest on Sunday. The Nigeria midfielder turned in a dismal display as the Gunners were humbled 4-2 by a Forest side fighting against the threat of relegation to League One. Wenger also said he…

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Consequences of Making a Wrong Diagnosis of African Problems

Still on migration problems. While we all must commend African leaders for taking the initiative – after much pressure from the Western countries, although – to bring back home, stranded African migrants from the slave camps in Libya, the worrisome question still remains. Is that initiative the best decision? Perhaps, it might be the best decision for now; but is it really the solution to the current migration crises, which has clearly led to a modern-day slavery? Many people…

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2018: The Year For Good Governance

As an African, look around you. Reflect on your past. Ask yourself two simple but straightforward questions. Are you satisfied with your life? Did your government fulfill even just two of your ten expectations in the year 2017? Regardless of what your answers to those questions are, all Africans must aspire towards one thing: good governance. Good governance does not come on a platter of gold. You must fight for it. Africans must demand nothing less than good governance…

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George Weah: Ex- World Footballer of the Year Elected Liberia President

The former World Footballer of the Year, George Weah has been elected the President of Liberia. The 51-year-old George Weah, the first non-European player to win the Ballon d’Or in 1995, defeated the sitting vice-president of Liberia Joseph Boaka to win the hotly contested Presidential election. With 98.1% of ballots counted, George Weah had won 61.5% of the vote, according to the announcement by Liberia’s National Elections Commission on Thursday. The 61.5% vote victory means there will be no…

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Ex-Arsenal/Ivory Coast Defender Eboue Broke, Sleeps on Pal’s Floor

Eleven years ago Arsenal and Ivory Coast’s Emmanuel Eboue was lining up to take part in the biggest club match in world football. During an illustrious seven-year career in the Premier League, he pocketed millions of pounds in wages, lived in a mansion and drove flashy cars. But now the ex-Arsenal defender spends his days hiding from ­bailiffs, sometimes sleeps on the floor of a friend’s home, travels by bus and even cleans his clothes by hand because he…

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