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November 21, 2017 8:16 AM EFCC obtains warrant to detain ex-SGF, Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has obtained a remand warrant to further detain Anyim Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, under the Jonathan government. Anyim is being investigated for allegedly collecting N520m from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), on the eve of the 2015 presidential 14

November 21, 2017 7:47 AM Champions League: Cavani explains why he left penalty duties to Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain striker, Edinson Cavani, has claimed that he has left penalty duties to Neymar at the club, because the Brazilian “knows how to face pressure”. Cavani and Neymar were involved in a furious row in September, when PSG were awarded a spot-kick against Lyon in a Ligue 1 clash. Cavani eventually stepped up and missed, leading to tensions 13

November 20, 2017 8:29 PM BREAKING: Nigerian Army elevates 137 officers

The Nigerian Army Council has announced the elevation to the next higher rank, 137 officers among whom were 45 Brigadier Generals who were promoted to the rank of Major Generals (two star generals) and 92 Colonels, lifted to the rank of Brigadier Generals (One star generals). A statement from Army spokesman Brigadier Sani Usman gave the names of those 18

November 19, 2017 1:24 AM Paris 2024 announces dates for 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week

Paris 2024 has announced the dates for its 2018 Olympic and Paralympic week. It will be the first major event for the Paris 2024 Organising Committee, which is expected to be officially formed in January. The French capital was confirmed as the 2024 hosts of the Olympics and Paralympics at the International Olympic Committee Session in Lima in September 25

November 18, 2017 8:28 PM Russia says It Is humiliating to go to Olympics without flag — OsunDefender

Russia’s deputy prime minister Vitaly Mutko said that it would be unacceptable and humiliating for Russia to take part in the Winter Olympics in South Korea without the national flag and anthem. The International Olympic Committee is set to decide on Russia’s participation in the Winter games at its executive board meeting on Dec. 5-7. Russian athletes 21

November 17, 2017 2:07 PM Livescore: Latest Bundesliga results for week 12, 2017/2018 scores Livescore: Latest Bundesliga results for week 12, 2017/2018 scores

Actions return in the German Bundesliga this weekend after the international break as league leaders, Bayern Munich face FC Augsburg at the Allianz Arena on Saturday afternoon. Second placed RasenBallsport Leipzig will travel to Bayer Leverkusen while the match between Borusia Dortmund VFB Stuggart will be played on Friday at the Mercedes-Benz Arena 22

November 16, 2017 3:41 PM How I feel playing alongside Mikel – Chidiebere Nwakali

Manchester City young midfielder, Chidebere Nwakali, has revealed how Super Eagles captain, John Mikel Obi helped him settle in with the team for the games against Algeria and Argentina. Nwakali, who can also function at right-back, was part of coach Gernot Rohr’s squad for the games. “It felt good playing with you [Mikel] much respect more blessing 19

November 16, 2017 11:19 AM Lebanese Hariri expected in France after Macron invitation

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri may soon be able to clarify whether he really means to resign, after French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday invited him to France. The surprise move came 11 days after Hariri announced his resignation from the Saudi capital Riyadh, and hours after Lebanon’s president, Michel Aoun, openly accused Saudi Arabia 21

November 14, 2017 6:32 AM Gianluigi Buffon, Barzagli, De Rossi retire from Italian national team

Legendary Italian goalie, Gianluigi Buffon has announced his retirement from international duty after Italy’s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The goalkeeper had previously indicated he will step away from the Azzurri after the tournament in Russia. But Italy were eliminated from contention for the World Cup with a 0-0 second-leg draw against 24

November 13, 2017 6:06 PM Buhari sends SGF Mustapha to former VP, Ekwueme [PHOTO]

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha has conveyed President Muhammadu Buhari’s goodwill message to former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme in a London hospital. The SGF, who was in London before Dr Ekwueme’s arrival, was received by his spouse, Mrs Helen Ekwueme on behalf of the Ekwueme family. Mustapha told the Ekwueme family 26