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Bad Weather - Travel Disruptions Continue As Airlines Cancel Flightsthe General Aviation Terminal (GAT) on Monday indicated that many flights have
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the General Aviation Terminal (GAT) on Monday indicated that many flights have been cancelled. Air Peace flight P47153 to Uyo were cancelled though the weather was good in Port Harcourt while passengers were given the option of going to Port... Read more
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Fuel Scarcity Continues Despite Govt OrderYobe State, the situation has deteriorated, with independent marketers selling
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Yobe State, the situation has deteriorated, with independent marketers selling petrol at N195 per litre. The situation in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, worsened at the weekend, with retail fuel price, which rose to about N150 per litre at the onset of the... Read more
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Hazy Weather - Passengers Stranded Over Flights Cancellationmajor Nigerian cities with hundreds of passengers stranded. Yesterday, no flig
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major Nigerian cities with hundreds of passengers stranded. Yesterday, no flights operated in and out of Enugu, Calabar, Uyo and Benin airports. However the airlines operated Lagos to Abuja flights and flights into Kano, Maiduguri and Yola were... Read more
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A Year After Fatal Church Collapse, State Govt Yet to Release Reportadditional number of people died much later from the injuries sustained during
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additional number of people died much later from the injuries sustained during the incident. The Reigners Bible Church, Uyo, which was under construction, caved in during a ceremony to consecrate the church founder, Akan Weeks, as a bishop. The... Read more
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Kachikwu Rolls Out Emergency Plan to End Petrol Scarcityrecalls her communiqué issued at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC
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recalls her communiqué issued at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of October 13, 2017 held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. "One of the resolutions thereof was the condemnation of indigenous oil and gas companies and marginal... Read more
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Suspected Cultists Kill Final Year UNIUYO Student At Viewing Centre in A' IbomUyo — Suspected cultists reportedly killed a final year student of the Universi
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Uyo — Suspected cultists reportedly killed a final year student of the University of Uyo (UNIUYO), Akwa Ibom State while watching the last legs of the UEFA Champions League matches on Tuesday night. THISDAY gathered that the heavily armed gunmen... Read more
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Two Children Killed in Akwa IbomUyo — Unknown assassins wednesday killed two children in Obiokpok village in Ns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
Uyo — Unknown assassins wednesday killed two children in Obiokpok village in Nsit Ibom Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State for yet to be ascertained reason. This came to public knowlege when the father of the murdered children, Aniekan Billie,... Read more
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England could face Nigeria in pre-World Cup friendlythe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
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the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix The English Football Association (EFA) are reportedly considering a proposal from... Read more
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ICPC Takes Fight Against Corruption to Secondary SchoolsUyo — Students in public and private schools across the country have been urged
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Uyo — Students in public and private schools across the country have been urged to join anti-corruption clubs in their schools in order to fight corruption now posing as a threat to the advancement of the nation. The Chairman of the Independent... Read more
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SEC Renews Decision On Conduct of Oando Forensic Auditcorporate governance issues relating to the group's financials, stormed the ven
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corporate governance issues relating to the group's financials, stormed the venue of the firm's yearly general meeting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. A letter read out by the leader of the shareholders, Clement Ebitimi, had accused the Oando management... Read more
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Johann Berg Gudmundsson: Nigeria one of the toughest opponentsthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 6 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Iceland winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson has explained that Nigeria are one of the... Read more
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Countrywide Fuel Queues As Officials Scramble to Abort CrisisObalende, officials of the NNPC fuel depot, declined to talk with our correspon
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Obalende, officials of the NNPC fuel depot, declined to talk with our correspondent on the situation. The situation in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital and environs, was chaotic, as most filling stations have since raised the fuel pump price to... Read more
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Croatia’s Blazevic: Why I didn’t want Nigeria in our groupthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 7 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix In the wake of the 2018 FIFA World Cup draw which was conducted last Friday,... Read more
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Former Argentina coach: We’ll beat Nigeria in 2018the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 8 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Former Argentina coach Cesar Luis Menotti believes his national team will defeat... Read more
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Senator Bassey Albert Wins At Appeal Courtcandidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Akwa Ibom North East se
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candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the Akwa Ibom North East senatorial district, otherwise referred to as Uyo senatorial district, ahead of the 2015 general election. Delivering judgment on Thursday, the Appeal Court overturned... Read more
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Appeal Court Declares Albert Winner of PDP Senatorial Primary in Akwa IbomCourt of Appeal sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State, yesterday, overturne
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Court of Appeal sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State, yesterday, overturned the judgment of the Federal High Court in Uyo and declared Senator Bassey Albert of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner of the party's primary held in December... Read more
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Pinnick - Why We Offered Rohr Fresh Contract15 months in charge so far. His only loss was the 0-2 reverse to South Africa's
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
15 months in charge so far. His only loss was the 0-2 reverse to South Africa's Bafana Bafana in a 2019 AFCON qualifier in Uyo in June 2017. Under him, the Eagles have beaten Tanzania, Zambia (twice), Algeria, Togo, Cameroon and two-time world... Read more
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South Africa captain confident of 2019 AFCON qualificationFaso and Cape Verde. Yet the team made a strong start to their 2019 AFCON prel
African Football / Posted 13 days ago
Faso and Cape Verde. Yet the team made a strong start to their 2019 AFCON preliminary group, defeating Nigeria 2-0 in Uyo back in June to put themselves in a strong position to finish in the top two of Group E, which also features Libya and... Read more
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Don Advocates Use of Proper English, As UBA Rewards Essay Winnerseffectively and avoid uneccessary errors. The Professor of English and Directo
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effectively and avoid uneccessary errors. The Professor of English and Director of Pre-degree Studies at the University of Uyo, who made this known during the presentation of prizes to winners of the competition in Lagos, expressed concern that... Read more
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Akwa Ibom Governor Announces Budget of Over N651.5 Billion for 2018Uyo — The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, at the weekend announ
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Uyo — The Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, at the weekend announced the sum of N651.5 billion as the financial estimate of the state in the year 2018. The budget proposal christened "Budget of Consolidation on Industrialisation" was... Read more
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CAF Nominates Super Eagles Coach Rohr for Awardfor almost 16 months ago, losing only one competitive game. His long list of v
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for almost 16 months ago, losing only one competitive game. His long list of victories include a 1-0 defeat of Tanzania in Uyo in September 2016; 2-1 defeat of Zambia in Ndola in October 2016 at the start of the 2018 World Cup race; a 3-1 defeat of... Read more
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Araraume Hails Govt's Plan to Link S-East Cities With Railwayinclude the Enugu-Umuahia-Aba-Port Harcourt road; the Enugu-Awka-Onitsha road;
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
include the Enugu-Umuahia-Aba-Port Harcourt road; the Enugu-Awka-Onitsha road; the Owerri-Aba road, the Aba-Ikot E'pene-Uyo road among others. As I am talking now, the contractors handling them have fully mobilized to site. It is important to... Read more
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Oil Price - Southern Governors Ask for Increased Revenue Allocation to Statesof their people." The governors' position is contained in a communique they is
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of their people." The governors' position is contained in a communique they issued after their meeting on Sunday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. Seven governors and two deputy governors attended the meeting. Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State;... Read more
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Nigeria players to pocket $2.4 million for World Cup qualificationthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
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the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have revealed that Super Eagles players will... Read more
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Nigeria players to pocket $2.4 million for World Cup qualificationthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 18 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have revealed that Super Eagles players will... Read more
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NBA Election Group Urges Improvement On Smart Card ReadersBy Saxone Akhaine and Inemesit Akpan-Nsoh Kaduna and Uyo — The Nigerian Bar As
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
By Saxone Akhaine and Inemesit Akpan-Nsoh Kaduna and Uyo — The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) Election Working Group (EWG) has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to improve on the use of smart card readers in future... Read more
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Recession, State of Our Well-Being and Economic Expertsvery little or no beneficially related substance, because everyone is seeing th
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very little or no beneficially related substance, because everyone is seeing things from individual perspectives and assuming that such personal positions are the very remedy to the situation at hand. Ikot wrote this piece from Uyo, Akwa Ibom St... Read more
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Involving Communities in Oil Activities, Solution to End Crisis in Niger DeltaUyo — The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachukwu, ha
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Uyo — The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachukwu, has said for a lasting peace to be achieved in the Niger Delta region, oil bearing communities must be involved in oil and gas exploitation in their areas. The minister... Read more
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Nigeria to Roll Out New National Policy On Oil and Gasa new national policy for the sector. The Minister of State for Petroleum Reso
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a new national policy for the sector. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, said this on Monday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, during the second meeting of the National Council on Hydrocarbon. Mr. Kachikwu said the new policy,... Read more
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Leon Balogun undergoes surgery on left handLeon Balogun (left) in action against Algeriain Uyo Nigerian defender Leon Bal
African Football / Posted 22 days ago
Leon Balogun (left) in action against Algeriain Uyo Nigerian defender Leon Balogun has undergone surgery on his left hand, as confirmed by his German club Mainz 05. The Super Eagles defender suffered a fractured to his hand on Friday 17 November... Read more
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Obasanjo Warns Against 'Deadly' Politicsis the longest serving monarch in Africa, having being on the throne for 58 yea
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is the longest serving monarch in Africa, having being on the throne for 58 years. Professor Kalu Uka of the University of Uyo reviewed the book. Some of the dignitaries at the launch are: Etsu Nupe of Nupe Kingdom, Alhaji Dr Yahaya Abubakar, the... Read more
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President Buhari Is Ruling Party's Candidate for 2019 Electionswhile addressing members during the flag-off of campaign ahead of local council
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while addressing members during the flag-off of campaign ahead of local council elections in Akwa Ibom State, at the Uyo Township Stadium, said the party has no other choice than Addressing party faithful from the 31 local councils of the... Read more
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CAF come to aid of World Cup bound quintetthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 24 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed that they will move next... Read more
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Dakuku Tasks Legal Experts On Updates of Maritime Lawat the dinner event of the annual general meeting (AGM) of Nigeria Maritime Law
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at the dinner event of the annual general meeting (AGM) of Nigeria Maritime Law Association (NMLA) held at Uyo in Akwa Ibom State, Peterside described maritime which is driven by international laws as a pillar of the economy and... Read more
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Nigeria FA signs payment deal with Super Eagles players for World Cupthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
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the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Nigerian media reports that the Nigerian Football Federation has engaged players... Read more
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Nigeria’s Leon Balogun struggled because of fitness against ArgentinaLeon Balogun (left) in action against Algeriain Uyo Despite beating Argentina
African Football / Posted 26 days ago
Leon Balogun (left) in action against Algeriain Uyo Despite beating Argentina 4-2 on Tuesday in an international friendly, Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says his defender Leon Balogun struggled because of fitness issues. Balogun failed to assert... Read more
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NCDMB Empowers Local Oil Entrepreneurs With Facilitieswith a view to boosting their participation in the oil business. Speaking at t
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with a view to boosting their participation in the oil business. Speaking at the 7th Practical Nigerian Content (PNC) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Executive Secretary of NCDMB, Simbi Wabote, said the Bank of Industry (BoI) would disburse $200m to... Read more
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Adegoke Berates Administrators for Poor Quality of Goalkeepers in National TeamThe Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafan
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The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo. Former Green Eagles winger, Adelabu Adegoke, has expressed sadness over the lack of quality goalkeepers in the national team with less than... Read more
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Niger Delta Stakeholders Propose Action Plan for Regional Developmentoil rich Niger Delta region. This was the consensus of participants at the ope
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oil rich Niger Delta region. This was the consensus of participants at the opening session of this year's forum holding in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.Speaker after speaker at the annual event which is put together by the Foundation for... Read more
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How Rohr Builds Foundation of Greater Expectations for Super EaglesSeptember 3, 2016, the 70th minute at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo and t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
September 3, 2016, the 70th minute at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo and the Super Eagles of Nigeria were struggling to break through a plucky Taifa Stars of Tanzania team in a Nations Cup qualifier. Tension, apprehension and furrowed brows were... Read more
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Hope Rises for Local Content As ExxonMobil, NCDMB Provide $975m, N61.18bnconcluded 7th Nigerian Content conference organised by the Nigerian Content Dev
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concluded 7th Nigerian Content conference organised by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (NCDMB) in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State. "Am very passionate about local content development in Nigeria, stand here before you today, is an... Read more
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Argentina wanted this friendly because we have become stronger – Mikelthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
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the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has explained that having a high-profile friendly... Read more
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I Am a Product of Local Content, Says Chairman, Mobil Producing Nigeriahim to become a leader in the oil and gas industry. Speaking at the recent 7th
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him to become a leader in the oil and gas industry. Speaking at the recent 7th Practical Nigerian Content (PNC) held in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, McGrath said ExxonMobil would continue to deepen the Nigerian content in the industry. McGrath stated... Read more
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Pastor Chris Oyakhilome and Ex-Wife Come Together for Daughter's Engagementof Oriental Energy Resources, Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, bagged his fourth honoura
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of Oriental Energy Resources, Alhaji Mohammed Indimi, bagged his fourth honourary doctorate degree from the University of Uyo, Akwa Ibom State last weekend. For a man who once said that he didn't go to school but now employs professors, every... Read more
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How Super Eagles Fared Against AlgeriaThe Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafan
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The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo. The 2018 World Cup qualifiers came to a positive end for the Super Eagles on Friday in Constantine, Algeria. Though the match was played out on... Read more
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2018 World Cup Qualifier: Algeria 1-1 Nigeria – AS IT HAPPENEDthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
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the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Algeria finish their qualifying campaign having failed to win a single match.... Read more
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2018 World Cup Qualifier: Algeria 0-1 Nigeria – LIVEthe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
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the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Hello and welcome to the live commentary of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier... Read more
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Iwobi: Why I almost cried after scoring for Nigeriathe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
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the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Nigerian international Alex Iwobi has disclosed that he almost cried after scoring... Read more
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Five Eagles That Need Algeria Win to Make Rohr's Russia-Bound Squadas manager. He was unlucky on his debut to be part of the Super Eagles team tha
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as manager. He was unlucky on his debut to be part of the Super Eagles team that was defeated 2-0 by South Africa in Uyo in July, but at just 20, he has more to give the team as he acquires more experience in France. The speedster is not shy... Read more
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TGI Group Tasks Eagles to Go for Victory Against AlgeriaUyo — An international investment and holding company, Tropical General Investm
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Uyo — An international investment and holding company, Tropical General Investment (TGI) Group has advised the Super Eagles to aim for victory in the last World Cup qualification match with the Fennecs of Algeria. Executive Director of TGI Group,... Read more
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