November 4, 2019

Nigeria U17 set to face Netherlands in last 16 World Cup Clash [SEE ALL FIXTURES]

  – Nigeria U17 have been pitched against one of the best fourth placed best teams the Netherlands – The Golden Eaglets qualified as Group B winner despite losing their last game to Australia – Manu Garba’s side will play winner of Argentina and Paraguay in the quarter finals Nigeria will face European side the Netherlands in the round of 16 at the ongoing FIFA U17 World Cup in Brazil. The Golden Eaglets lost their last game against Australia but maintained top spot in Group B while the Netherlands qualified as one of the best placed fourth teams. Manu Garba’s side started their campaign with a 4-2 win over Hungary [Read]

Army Stops Boko Haram Attempt To Attack Lagos, Arrests Eight

  LAGOS – Eight Boko Haram suspects arrested in connection with plans to attack facilities in Lagos are being held by the military, the army said at the weekend. The Nation gathered on Sunday that the insurgents made attempts about two weeks ago to attack one of the universities in the state, but operatives of the 81 Division beat them to their game. Four persons directly involved in the botched plan were arrested and immediately whisked to the Army Headquarters in Abuja for further investigation. It was gathered that four other suspected members of the terrorist group were arrested within that period. They allegedly confessed their membership of Boko Haram. [Read]

London Police reinstates BBNaija’s Khafi

  The London Metropolitan Police has reinstated Big Brother Naija housemate Khafi Kareem, who defied her superiors to feature on the Nigerian reality show. According to the Mirror newspaper, Khafi, who clocks 30 today said she has been asked to return to work. She returned to the UK two weeks ago and met with her superiors to discuss her conduct. There were reports she had been a subject of a probe by Scotland Yard. The Mirror of London quoted Khafi as saying she is returning to her beat. “Work has been really great, we’ve been speaking and communicating, they asked me when I’d be coming back to work,” she said. [Read]