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Real Madrid To Face Dortmund, Spurs In Champions League

Title holders Real Madrid will face Borussia Dortmund and Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League group stage while five-time winners Barcelona were drawn with last season’s runners-up Juventus on Thursday. Paris Saint-Germain were paired alongside Bayern Munich in Group B, while Chelsea will meet Atletico Madrid in Group C as a record five English teams […]

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2017 Akwa Ibom FA League Kicks-off today

The 2017 Edition of the Akwa Ibom State Football League begins today, Thursday, August 24, 2017. The football competition organized and supervised by the Executive Board of the State Football Association (FA) will be competed amongst Six (6) registered teams. These teams spread across the State are: 1) Young Stars Football Academy of Abak. 2) […]

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Eduwo, Adeyemo, Usman’s Goals Nominated For NPFL VAT Wonder Goal

Goals from Home Eagles and Lobi Stars forward Kingsley Eduwo and Bolaji Adeyemo and Musa Usman from Niger Tornadoes and Gombe United respectively have been shortlisted for the VAT Wonder goal for Match Day 33 of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Completesportsnigeria.com reports. Eduwo’s clever strike for Lobi Stars in their 4-2 loss to Abia […]

Appeal Court sacks PDP Senator, declares Andrew Uchendu of APC as rightful winner

The Court of Appeal Sitting in Abuja has sacked Senator George Sekibo,the Senator Representing Rivers East Senatorial District on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP). The Appeal Court Panel also declared Hon Andrew Uchendu of the All Progressive Congress(APC) as the rightful winner of the 2016 National Assembly Rerun for Rivers East Senatorial District. […]

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Seoul court to rule on Samsung scion Lee in bribery trial

SEOUL (Reuters) – A South Korean court will rule on Friday on corruption charges against Jay Y. Lee, the billionaire head of Samsung Group, after a six-month trial in a nationwide bribery scandal that triggered the dismissal from office of the country’s president.

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Macron confident of ‘posted’ workers deal after meeting Romanian president

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron got lukewarm support from Romania on Thursday for his push to tighten EU rules over the employment abroad of workers from low-pay countries, but enough for him to express confidence of a deal by year-end.

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1.4 Million Pilgrims Arrive In Saudi Arabia Before Hajj

File Photo More than 1.4 million Muslims have so far arrived in Saudi Arabia for the hajj, authorities said on Thursday, with the annual pilgrimage marked by the return of Iranians after Tehran’s boycott last year. More than two million people are expected to participate in this year’s hajj, a pillar of Islam that capable […]

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Fulham’s Aluko In Fitness Battle Ahead Of Ipswich Fixture

By James Agberebi: Fulham boss Slavisa Jokanovic has revealed that Nigerian forward Sone Aluko is a doubt in their away game against Ipswich on Saturday in the English Championship. Jokanovic said Aluko has a hip problem which could rule him out of this weekend’s game. “(Floyd) Ayite won’t be ready and Sone has a hip […]

Chelsea players sing Davido’s “If” in training (VIDEO) 

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Russian nuclear bombers fly near North Korea in rare show of force

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian nuclear-capable strategic bombers have flown a rare mission around the Korean Peninsula at the same time as the United States and South Korea conduct joint military exercises that have infuriated Pyongyang.