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Uruguay FA Frustrated By Suarez Appeal Outcome

3 years ago /
Sports  

The Uruguayan Football Federation say they are frustrated by the outcome of the Luis Suarez appeal.  

FIFA Orders NFF To Reinstate Maigari As President

3 years ago /
Sports  

The world football governing body has summoned the Nigeria Football Federation to return the impeached president of the NFF before the August 26 congress

NYSC Suspends Batch B Second Orientation In 6 States Due To Ebola

3 years ago /
Nation 

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has announced the suspension of scheduled stream two orientation programme of the 2014 Batch ‘B’ Orientation in six states billed to start on Monday September 1 due to the dreaded Ebola virus disease in the country.

Tony Pulis Leaves Crystal Palace

3 years ago /
Sports  

Crystal Palace manager Tony Pulis has left his role after talks with co-chairman Steve Parish in London on Thursday evening, Sky sources understand.    

Shane Long Joins Southampton From Hull City For £12million

3 years ago /
Sports  

Southampton have signed striker Shane Long from Hull City for a fee of £12million, on a four-year deal.    

President Jonathan Sacks 16000 Resident Doctors

3 years ago /
Health 

The President, Goodluck Jonathan, has ordered the sack of all resident doctors in Nigerian hospitals.

Antonio Conte Appointed Italian Coach

3 years ago /
Sports  

Antonio Conte has been confirmed as Italy's new head coach.    

Aguero Signs New 5-Year Deal With Manchester City

3 years ago /
Sports  

Manchester City have confirmed that striker Sergio Aguero has signed a new five-year contract.    

Guinea Declares Health Emergency Over Ebola Situation

3 years ago /
Health 

Ebola virus situation in Guinea has forced it to declare a national health emergency as it battles to curb the deadly virus from being spread further.

Abidal Retires From International Footall

3 years ago /
Sports  

The 34-year-old has followed former France team-mates Samir Nasri and Franck Ribery in announcing his decision to call time on his career with les Bleus    

UN Sounds Alarm On Humanitarian Crisis

3 years ago /
International News 

The UN has declared its highest level of emergency in Iraq as a humanitarian crisis follows the rapid advance by Islamic state militants in the north.

Pay Our Entitlements Or We Boycott 2015 Elections - Nigeria Union of Pensioners

3 years ago /
Nation 

Pensioners in Nigeria have threatened to boycott the 2015 election if all their arrears both in the federal and states are not paid before the polls.  

Pakistan Braces For Day Of Protests

3 years ago /
International News 

Pakistan's Punjab province is set for a day of protests, as opposition leader Imran khan and anti-government cleric Tahir-Ul-Qadri lead thousands of supporters in a march calling for the government of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign.      

Missouri Shooting: Police Tear Gas Protesters

3 years ago /
International News 

Authorities in a suburb of the US city of St Louis, where an unarmed black teen was shot and killed by a police officer, have used tear gas to disperse protesters

Putin Says Russia Will Do Its Utmost To Stop Bloodshed In Ukraine

3 years ago /
International News 

President Vladimir Putin has said Russia will do its utmost to stop the bloodshed in Ukraine, but also that he has approved defence ministry plans to set up a military task force in Crimea.

Hamas: Peace Deal Must Meet People's Demands

3 years ago /
International News 

Hamas has said it will not sign a peace deal with Israel that fails to meet the demands of its people.    

National Conference Ends Without Trouble

3 years ago /
Nation 

The National Conference convened by President Goodluck Jonathan, which started on March 17, came to an end on Thursday morning.

Neuer, Robben and Ronaldo To Battle For UEFA Best Player In Europe

3 years ago /
Sports  

The 10-man shortlist has been reduced to three, meaning Bayern Munich's star winger and their World Cup-winning goalkeeper will battle with the Ballon d'Or holder.  

Union Pickets First Bank's Headquarters Over N1.8 Billion Debt

3 years ago /
Nation 

The amalgamated union of public corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Service Employees (AUPCTRE) on Wednesday temporarily shut down banking operations at First Bank of Nigeria Plc headquarters in Lagos. 

Javi Martinez Ruled Out For 'Several Months'

3 years ago /
Sports  

Bayern Munich have confirmed the player will have an operation on a knee injury suffered in the DFL-Supercup defeat to Borussia Dortmund Bayern Munich have announced that Javi Martinez will be out of action for "several months" as a result of the knee injury suffered against Borussia Dortmund.