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Nhamburo Summons Squad for ICC World Cup Africa Qualifiers

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh The national women’s cricket team head coach, Leonard Nhambulo, has summoned a 14-woman squad as his side gears up for the forthcoming ICC Women’s T20 World Cup Qualifiers slated from September 7-20 in Gaborone, Botswana. Cathia Uwamahoro is one of those who was called up to the national Cricket team for the forthcoming ICC Women’s T20 ...

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I came too early Okocha Jokes

…following Messi’s £1million weekly pay By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Super Eagles captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, declared yesterday that his footballing days ‘came too early.’ He was reacting to news of Lionel Messi’s weekly take home of £1 million at Paris St-Germain. After more than 20 years, 778 games, 672 goals, 35 trophies, including 10 La Liga titles, four ...

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Iheanacho’s Confidence Against Man City Was Great –Dosu

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph, has praised Super Eagles forward, Kelechi Iheanacho’s confidence to take responsibility for Leicester City’s penalty kick against Manchester City in the Community Shield last Saturday. The former City striker, who departed the Etihad Stadium four years ago, settled a generally lacklustre curtain-raiser to the new domestic season at Wembley. Iheanacho came ...

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Osimhen Scores Four Goals in First Pre-Season Friendly

By Alexander Johnson Adejoh Victor Osimhen has hit the ground running under new Napoli manager, Lucciano Spalleti, as the Nigerian striker scored four goals in his side’s first pre-season friendly at the weekend. Napoli who narrowly missed out on Champions League football for the 2021/22 season annihilated Anaunia 12-0 in their first pre-season game at Di Mario as the preparations ...

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Ugwuanyi Offers scholarships to Enugu Anambra-Born young Inventors of Aircraft Mp3 Radio Set

By Sunny A Ijomah The Governor of Enugu State Chief Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi has offered scholarships, up to University level, to the Enugu and Anambra-born young students of Government Technical College (GTC), Nsukka and Enugu, Master Emmanuel Maduabuchi Chukwu and Master Chukwuebuka Udoye, who locally manufactured two aircraft (helicopter and jet fighter) and an MP3 radio set, respectively, in the State. ...

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Anambra Women Raise Alarm Over Insecurity

…Say Govt should not Make Insecurity A Business By Sunny A Ijomah The Coalition of Anambra Women under the auspices of the Secure Our Lives Campaign (SOLC), last Wednesday, decried the worsening security challenges across the country, even as they also expressed concern over the rate of poverty, joblessness among Nigerians, among other social ills. The women said they were ...

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Gov Ugwuanyi Inaugurates Barr. Nwosu

-Led Executive Committee of Enugu Sports Club By Sunny A Ijomah Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has inaugurated the 2021/2022 Executive Committee of Enugu Sports Club led by Barrister John Henry Nwosu. Gov. Ugwuanyi, who is the President of Enugu Sports Club, performed the exercise on Saturday at a colourful event held at the Club’s arena in GRA, Enugu. ...

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Prayers asked for nun kidnapped in Mali in 2017

By Walter Sanchez Silva An initiative that works to highlight persecution of Christians released Friday a video seeking prayers for Sister Gloria Cecilia Nárvaez Argoti, a missionary who was abducted in Mali in February 2017. “This exemplary religious wasn’t the one chosen to be kidnapped but she saved the life of one of the younger sisters of her community by ...

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Pope Francis meets actor who plays Jesus in The Chosen

By Courtney Mares The actor who plays Jesus in the internet series “The Chosen” met Pope Francis on Wednesday, fulfilling a lifelong dream as he visits Rome this week to view pilgrimage sites related to the Gospels. Jonathan Roumie, a Catholic who since 2019 has brought Christ to the screen for the evangelical Christian-produced series, told CNA that meeting the ...

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IBB and the Burden of History (Part 1)

By Uche Amunike This article by the highly cerebral but controversial Dr. Reuben Abati took me down memory lane. He did his homework pretty well and his analysis of Nigeria’s past president, Gen Ibrahim Babangida is as in-depth as it is true! In his time, some referred to him as the Evil Genius. Some others called him Dribbler. While he ...

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