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FIFA expresses reservation on Barcelona La Liga game in US

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FIFA president, Gianni Infantino, has expressed reservations about plans by the Spanish La Liga to host some of its games in the United States after it entered a 15-year marketing agreement with Relevant Sports.

One of the games include Girona playing its home league game against Barcelona at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on January 26, 2019.

Recating to Infantino’s statement, La Liga president, Javier Tebas, branded it “incoherent”.

“I would have liked for him to have had another opinion.

“Those remarks seem to me incoherent with everything that is happening in football [in the U.S.] and with Major League Soccer.

“We need careful consideration as it would be rather clumsy of us if we only went there to play 90 minutes and then left. We are going to do a lot more. We are going to make football better known there,” Tebas said.

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Police prevent Oby Ezekwesili and BBOG from seeing Buhari

Former minister, Oby Ezekwesili and members of the Bring Back Our Girls group have been prevented by the police from seeing President Muhammadu Buhari.

The group was also at the office of the International Committee of the Red Cross and the United Nations Children’s Fund in Abuja.

In a statement signed by Florence Ozor, Oby Ezekwesili and Aisha Yesufu, the group called for the release of Leah Sharibu.

“We wish to call on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately give justice of rescue to the two remaining citizens of our country who were abducted while serving our compatriots. Alice and Hauwa deserve immediate rescue.

“They must not be abandoned with their captors any further. Our 112 Chibok girls and Leah Sharibu must be immediately rescued. It is too long that they have been forgotten and no status update given by the President and his administration on them.”

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2019: Jimi Agbaje declares interest in Lagos governorship race

Jimi Agbaje, the Lagos State governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in 2015, hs now officially declared interest in the 2019 Lagos governorship race.

Agbaje made the confirmation to NAN in Lagos.

“It is true that initially, I did not want to re-contest, but I had so many people urging me to run.

“I bought and submitted my nomination form shortly before it closed. I will be part of the PDP Lagos governorship primaries, billed for Friday, September 28th,” he said.

Agbaje said that he was confident he would win the elections in Lagos state if he picks the PDP guber ticket to run.

“Our primaries have always been open, fair and free for all.

“This is what we are known for, and that is the way I expect it to be,” he added.

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Comedian Bovi and wife celebrate 9th wedding anniversary with new photos

Top Nigerian comedian, Bovi, and his wife have celebrated their 9th wedding anniversary as they release cute photos.

Comedian, Bovi and his wife Kris are celebrating their long-lasting love for each other.

The husband and wife who got married some nine years ago, are now celebrating their 9th wedding anniversary today, September 19th.

The couple got married in 2009 and have three children. The comedian took to his Instagram page to celebrate their anniversary.

Sharing these photos of himself and his wife, Bovi wrote: ''9/9 ?! @krisasimonye ... and that’s the story so far''

  • Fans of the comedian have sent congratulatory messages to the couple on social media.

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