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Nigeria @58 to be marked with fanfare, 8 years after bomb blast


After eight years of lowkey celebrations, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved an elaborate programme to mark Nigeria’s 58th independence anniversary. It would be recalled that on October 1, 2010, bomb explosions went off around the Eagle Square, Abuja, while Nigeria’s 50th independence anniversary celebration was going on. At least 12 …

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2018 FIFA World Cup: ‘Brazil not the team’ – Pele


Brazil great Pele believes the nation can win their sixth World Cup at Russia 2018, but has highlighted one weakness that may prevent them from running away as champions. The Selecao marched through their qualifying group in impressive form. In 18 fixtures, they won 12 times and lost only once, …

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