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Italy miss World Cup for first time since 1958

Sweden’s players jumped for joy at the final whistle in Milan after Jan Andersson’s side hung on for a famous 0-0 draw against four-times champions Italy on Monday that secured a place at next year’s World Cup finals in Russia. Jakob Johansson’s deflected strike in Stockholm was the only goal …

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It’s true, 26 Nigerian women found dead on Mediterranean – FG

The federal government said it had received reliable report from its mission in Rome concerning the 26 suspected Nigerian migrants whose bodies were discovered in the Mediterranean on Sunday. A statement from the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs signed by the spokesperson, Tope Elias-Fatile, on Wednesday said the federal government …

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Spain clinches World Cup spot with win against Albania

Spain clinches World Cup spot with win against Albania

MADRID (AP) — Spain easily defeated Albania 3-0 to secure a World Cup berth on Friday and outspoken defender Gerard Pique received a mixed reaction from home fans every time he touched the ball. Rodrigo, Isco, and Thiago Alcantara scored first-half goals to give Spain an insurmountable five-point lead over …

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Nigeria’s foreign trade increases by 7.7 per cent – NBS

The value of Nigeria’s total foreign trade in goods increased in the second quarter of 2017 by 7.7 per cent compared to the N5.3 billion recorded for the first quarter. This was revealed in a National Bureau of Statistics, NBS report, released Wednesday morning. The monthly external trade value stood …

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I hope Neymar will join PSG – Dani Alves

Veteran Brazil international full-back Dani Alves said he is hopeful superstar Neymar will join him at Paris Saint Germain PSG but insisted he isn’t using his personal friendship to sway the Barcelona forward’s decision. The two were team-mates at Barca from Neymar’s arrival in 2013 until Alves left to join …

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34 Nigerians Deported From Six European Countries

Thirty-four Nigerians deported from six European countries for immigration-related offences arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday. The deportees, who arrived at 6.30a.m, were sent back home from Switzerland, Germany, Iceland, Austria, Belgium and Hungary. The deportees, who comprised 32 males and two females, were brought …

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Yemi Osinbajo leaves Abuja for G7 Summit

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday morning departed Abuja for Taormina, Sicily in Italy for the ongoing G7 Summit. While announcing the trip on Twitter, the Special Assistant on Media to the Acting President, Laolu Akande said, ”Acting President, Osinbajo, invited to ongoing G7 summit in Italy to represent Nigeria, …

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A Prayer for Donald Trump

Given the mess that he’s in and the martyrdom that he hallucinates, it’s only fitting that Donald Trump would turn toward God. He has fled the country — not a moment too soon! — for his first foreign excursion since taking office, and it’s less a conventional presidential trip than …

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