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Saudi Arabia Declare National Holiday After Shock Win Over Argentina

Saudi King Salman has declared a national holiday after the football team’s stunning World Cup win on Tuesday over Argentina, state media reported. The 86-year-old...

World Cup Defeat To Saudi Arabia A ‘Very Heavy Blow’ – Messi

Lionel Messi said Argentina’s shock loss to Saudi Arabia was a “very heavy blow” but vowed the South American champions would bounce back from the defeat....

MAN laments 20% tax, says N409bn loss imminent

The proposed 20% excise tax on non-alcoholic beverages which will cover the widely consumed carbonated soft drinks segment announced by the Federal Government has been...

President Buhari Commended For Keeping Faith With Amnesty Programme

The decision by President Muhammadu Buhari not to discontinue with the activities of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has continued to earn rave reviews. The Pan...

Nigerian airlines, others record 91% revenue growth – IATA

The International Air Transport Association has said that passengers revenue in Nigeria and other African countries rose by 90.5% between September 2021 and 2022 despite...

We Are Fully Behind Peseiro — NFF

The Nigeria Football Federation remain solidily behind Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro despite the team’s poor record under the Portuguese. The Super Eagles were...

INEC to print 187 million ballot papers for 2023 elections

In preparation for the 2023 general elections in the country, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has confirmed that it will print about 187 million...

World Cup: Qatar Bans Beer Sales At Stadiums

World Cup chiefs on Friday banned beer sales around stadiums in a stunning U-turn just two days before kickoff. Alcohol is largely prohibited in the Islamic nation but...

Okocha Top List Of Most Dribbles In W’Cup Game

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Okocha, tops the list of most dribbles in a single FIFA World Cup game since 1966. According to a survey by Opta, the former Paris...

Senegal Star Mane Out Of World Cup As Iran Shrug Off Protest Talk

African Player of the Year Sadio Mane was ruled out of the World Cup through injury on Thursday while Iran’s captain urged his team to focus on football rather than...