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Dakore Egbuson, Tobi Bakare & Others Step Out For “Lion King” Movie Premiere in Lagos

There is a shortlist of things that can cause collective excitement in the hearts of Nigerians. The most recent buzz makers are the just concluded AFCON, Big Brother Naija, Beyonce’s new album and of course, the Lion King Movie! From the moment the movie trailer was released, Nigerians have been looking forward to the movie…

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Tunisia Dumps Madagascar Out Of AFCON, Proceeds To Semi-final

Tunisia were simply too good for Madagascar. But Madagascar were once again disciplined, organised and enterprising, the undisputed sensation of their first Cup of Nations, but Tunisa deservedly advance to meet Senegal in the first of Sunday’s semi-finals. The early stages of the game were tight, with neither side so much as creating and opportunity…

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Senegal Proceeds To AFCON Semi-final After 1-0 Win Over Benin

10-man Benin was brushed aside by Senegal in 1-0 defeat on Wednesday at the Cairo International Stadium in Cairo, making the Senegalese team progress to the semifinals of the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Everton midfielder Idrissa Gana Gueye scored the only goal of the match in the 69th minute. Senegal dominated the first…

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Nigeria Ease Past South Africa To Land In AFCON 2019 Semi-final

William Troost-Ekong’s late winner sent Nigeria through to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations on Wednesday after a tense 2-1 victory over South Africa in Cairo. Samuel Chukwueze fired the Super Eagles ahead in the first half in front of a healthy, largely pro-Nigerian crowd at the 75,000-capacity Cairo International Stadium. But Bongani…

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Nigeria Gets Cameroon In AFCON Round-16, See Complete Fixtures

The Nigerian Super Eagles will face defending champions Cameroon in the Round of 16 of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt on Saturday July 6, 2019. The Super Eagles qualified for the knockout phase after finishing as Group B runners-up following their 2-0 defeat to Madagascar. They now face the Indomitable Lions who booked their place in…

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