Mikel Obi Says Nigeria Will Finish Off World Cup Qualifying Target Against Zambia In Uyo

Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi says declared although the three –time African champions have respect for 2012 AFCON winners Zambia, the total commitment to ensuring early qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals will see Nigeria wrap up … Continued

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Super Eagles’ captain Mikel John Obi says declared although the three –time African champions have respect for 2012 AFCON winners Zambia, the total commitment to ensuring early qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals will see Nigeria wrap up the campaign next weekend. Captain Mikel, who has had a marvelous run in the qualifying series, playing commendable leadership role, told thenff.com that he is fully dedicated to the assignment of leading his teammates out on the turf of Godswill Akpabio Stadium to secure the sole ticket in Group B on 7th October. “I must admit that I applaud the resurgence of the Zambians this late in the qualifiers. Beating Algeria home and away is no mean feat. We will take them very serious on 7th October because they clearly have a new spirit. It is time we wrap this up.†Speaking further on the relative smooth –run the Eagles have had in this campaign compared to earlier FIFA World Cup qualifying races, the former Chelsea FC of England midfielder pin –pointed professionalism, determination and ambition as the factors that have swung the pendulum Nigeria’s way, whilst also heaping praises on Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr. “We have all shown professionalism, dedication and determination to be at the pole position in a group tagged ‘Group of Death.’ “Commendations must go to the entire team and the Coach, but we must finish it up in Uyo and secure our ticket right there.†SOURC: NFF.COM The post Mikel Obi Says Nigeria Will Finish Off World Cup Qualifying Target Against Zambia In Uyo appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Cholera Poses Grave Risks to Pregnant Women in North-East, UNFPA Says

[Premium Times] The outbreak of cholera posed grave risks to pregnant women in the Northeast states ravaged by the destructive activities of Boko-Haram terrorists, the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, has said.

[Premium Times] The outbreak of cholera posed grave risks to pregnant women in the Northeast states ravaged by the destructive activities of Boko-Haram terrorists, the UN Population Fund, UNFPA, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Burundi Represented in Rock in Rio Festival

[Iwacu] Bernard Ndoricimpa and Alfred Nyandwi (cultural singers) were thrilled to bits to be part of an international festival, spreading a message of love and unity on behalf of Burundi. Since Monday 18th September, the duo travelled to Rio (Brazil) t…

[Iwacu] Bernard Ndoricimpa and Alfred Nyandwi (cultural singers) were thrilled to bits to be part of an international festival, spreading a message of love and unity on behalf of Burundi. Since Monday 18th September, the duo travelled to Rio (Brazil) to play their traditional music "umuduri" in Rock in Rio Festival.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Tourist Sites to Be Improved to Generate More Revenues

[Iwacu] On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, celebrated yearly on 27 September, Burundian artists complain about the lack of tourists to visit attractive sites and buy their works.

[Iwacu] On the occasion of the World Tourism Day, celebrated yearly on 27 September, Burundian artists complain about the lack of tourists to visit attractive sites and buy their works.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Food Shortage Looms as Maize Harvest Declines

[Nation] A food crisis is looming in the country with this season’s maize harvest expected to be 20 per cent less than the projected 40 million bags due to erratic rainfall coupled with Fall Armyworm invasion in the grain baskets.

[Nation] A food crisis is looming in the country with this season's maize harvest expected to be 20 per cent less than the projected 40 million bags due to erratic rainfall coupled with Fall Armyworm invasion in the grain baskets.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We Respect Zambia, but Chipolopolo Must Fall, Says Mikel

[Guardian] Super Eagles’ Captain, Mikel John Obi has declared that though the three -time African champions have respect for 2012 AFCON winners, Zambia, the total commitment to ensuring early qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals will see Ni…

[Guardian] Super Eagles' Captain, Mikel John Obi has declared that though the three -time African champions have respect for 2012 AFCON winners, Zambia, the total commitment to ensuring early qualification for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals will see Nigeria wrap up the campaign next weekend in Uyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Gunmen Who Attacked Olubadan Palace Came to Kill Me, Says Ladoja

[Premium Times] A former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, says the yet-to-be-identified gunmen that stormed the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Saliu Adetunji, on Monday came to assassinate him.

[Premium Times] A former governor of Oyo State, Rashidi Ladoja, says the yet-to-be-identified gunmen that stormed the palace of the Olubadan of Ibadan land, Saliu Adetunji, on Monday came to assassinate him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria