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Super Eagles Wives Approved, Coach Bans Call Girls

Super Eagles Wives Approved, Coach Bans Call Girls

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has stated that Super Eagles players would be allowed to have their wives and girlfriends visit them at the 2018 FIFA World Cup. He, however, added categorically that the players will not be allowed to cosy up with call girls in Russia, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. Rohr who spoke on Friday at a town hall meeting in Uyo insists there is no harm in allowing the players’ family members to visit them after games at the World Cup. He told the gathering, “Yes, the players can have their...
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Going The Ramaphosa Way

Going The Ramaphosa Way

In a move rare amongst African leaders, South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa has announced that he would donate half of his salary to charity. Speaking in the parliament on Wednesday, Mr Ramaphosa said he would make the donation from his $290,000 yearly salary in honour of Nelson Mandela, the South African former President and anti-apartheid icon. The President called on other leaders to make such a sacrifice to help the poor, even if it is not with money. According to Mr Ramaphosa, the donations would be managed by the Nelson...
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The Brevity of Life and Opportunities

The Brevity of Life and Opportunities

When we fully understand the brevity of life, its fleeting joys and unavoidable pains; when we accept the facts that all men and women are approaching an inevitable doom: the consciousness of it should make us more kindly and considerate of each other. This feeling should make men and women use their best efforts to help their fellow travellers on the road, to make the path brighter and easier as we journey on. It should bring a closer kinship, a better understanding, and a deeper sympathy for the wayfarers who...
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Mikel Arteta to Replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta to Replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta the former Gunners midfielder’s has agreed in principle to succeed Arsene Wenger as Arsenal Manager. The club is believed to make the announcement soon, immediately the 36-year-old Spaniard signs the contract in the coming days. It may sound surprising to many, who might have been expecting a high profile coach to replace Arsene Wenger, but the club settled for Arteta, Pep Guardiola’s current assistant coach at Manchester City because Arsenal wants a young and dynamic coach, who understands the modern European football structure, to take care of the...
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Breastfeeding: A Source of Life or Embarrassment?

Breastfeeding: A Source of Life or Embarrassment?

Breastfeeding is not only the best way to provide infants with the nutrients they need, it leads to sustainable growth in the society. World Health Organisation (WHO) recommends that every woman starts breastfeeding within one hour after birth until her baby is 6 months old. In fact, if possible, breastfeeding should continue for up to 2 years or beyond together with nutritious complementary foods, according to the WHO advice. In view of the importance of breastfeeding, some women are leaving no stone unturned in their attempt to give their babies...
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World Cup:  Nigeria’s Provisional List

World Cup: Nigeria’s Provisional List

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has named Mikel Obi, goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa; defenders Abdullahi Shehu, Elderson Echiejile and Leon Balogun but it is debutant Kano Pillars striker Junior Lokosa that underlines the opportunity available to all as the countdown to Russia 2018 World Cup continues. The attacker is the current highest goal scorer in the Nigerian league. There had been quite some clamour to give the player a chance to complete the long list of strikers from abroad. The provisional list also has midfielders Ogenyi Onazi and Oghenekaro Etebo and forwards...
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Nike, NFF to Renew Deal Before World Cup

Nike, NFF to Renew Deal Before World Cup

The Nigeria Football Federation is deep in negotiations with their partner and giant kit manufacturers, Nike. The fresh contract is expected to be concluded and signed before the Super Eagles play their first game at the 2018 World Cup in Russia, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. We gathered from a top NFF official familiar with the details of the negotiations that both sides are almost satisfied with what is on the table right now. He said, “Both sides have been talking and our teams are almost concluding the draft. The target is to...
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Are Human Beings Partly the Architects of Their Miserable Conditions?

Are Human Beings Partly the Architects of Their Miserable Conditions?

Life is, basically, an apotheosis of metamorphosis. Every day, we are faced with different challenges, conditions, options, and indeed, opportunities – positive or negative. Interestingly, to some people, it is the unpredictability of life and opportunities that come with it that encourage and create the urge, goal and the desire to achieve much. Definitely, the fluctuation in life can trigger ambitions, as well as, the motivational drive to change one’s social situation. However, to others, it is just the opposite. The uncertainty of life, to this group, makes one a victim...
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ICC President Chile Eboe-Osuji Meets with UN leadership and States in New York

ICC President Chile Eboe-Osuji Meets with UN leadership and States in New York

    The President of the International Criminal Court (ICC), Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, has concluded his first working visit to New York since the election as President on 11 March 2018. During the visit, which took place on 7-9 May 2018, he met with the United Nations Secretary-General, other senior UN officials and representatives of States. In all his meetings, President Eboe-Osuji emphasized the need to re-energize the mission of the Court and to revitalize reflection on the enduring value of the Rome Statute to humanity. In their meeting, the...
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Wages Of World Cup Managers

Wages Of World Cup Managers

 Germany coach Joachim Low is listed as the highest earning coach for the 2018 World Cup, going by the report published by The Mirror UK. In the reverse, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has been ranked at number 24 out of 32 of the coaches heading to Russia for the World Cup. The English newspaper referenced Dutch media and entertainment company Zoomin TV for the detailed research work. According to the report, Low takes home £3.31million annually which is approximately eight times more than what the Super Eagles coach Rohr earns. The...
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