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May 23, 2014 8:11 AM Big Match Feature: Real v Atletico

The Uefa Champions League final will take on a new dimension as Real Madrid take on Atletico Madrid in Lisbon – the first showpiece between teams from the same city in the 59-year history of the European Cup. This is the fifth one-country Champions League final and, having come out on top in the first 14 years ago, Madrid have cause for optimism as they seek their 53

May 22, 2014 8:57 AM Real Madrid, Atletico play Champions League derby

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — There will be little love between neighbors when Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid play in the Champions League final on Saturday. The Spanish rivals make up the first inter-city Champions League final in history, with the match to be played in nearby Lisbon. Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to return from injury to play Saturday 30

April 27, 2014 7:34 PM Understanding the Tournament

As the world’s professional soccer seasons draw to a close, the countdown to the World Cup is well underway. Between June 12 and July 13, thirty-two teams representing thirty-two countries will descend upon pitches across Brazil, playing for the chance to enter the final and walk away the winners. Since December, when the draw was held, the placement 73

April 22, 2014 11:53 AM Abia Surges Ahead

Abia surges ahead! The State is navigating through a turbulence of siege mentality expropriated by the deposed taskmasters. The sorts of turbulence that normally, herald a cruising swagger, on the airspace. Expectably, the victorious march elicits excitement and anxiety alike. But the shouts of freedom reverberate louder in the air. Abia situation is akin to the transition 44

April 13, 2014 3:44 PM Kate Middleton Sips Wine in New Zealand, Quashing Pregnancy Rumors

Prince William caused something of a stir on Saturday when he told a New Zealand artisan, who had made a shawl for Prince George, “You might have to make another one soon.” Stores in London shut down; television programs were interrupted; the Queen texted Philip, “OMFG! if it’s a girl, do u think they’ll name it Elizabeth?? :P” (None of that actually 55

April 12, 2014 7:00 PM Is God the author of evil -Femi Fani-kayode

Today I shall go down memory lane. Life can be so complicated and sometimes we are forced to ask and answer some difficult questions. Permit me to ask a few in this contribution. Why do so many people suffer so much in life and why is this particularly so in Nigeria? Is God punishing us for our sins? Is God the source of all this evil that we see in our lives 57

April 11, 2014 10:29 AM Senator David Mark At 66

nator David Mark, a man that is highly respected among his colleagues for his rare sterling leadership qualities, has no doubt endeared himself into the hearts of many Nigerians. No wonder the Senate as a mark of honour stood still for him on April 8, 2014, the day he clocked 66 years of age. The Senators took turns at the plenary to eulogize him, after 62

March 17, 2014 10:06 PM So, Should We Trust Tina Mensah?

With April 12th, 2014 approaching, the race has become very keen for candidates seeking to occupy National Executive positions in the New Patriotic Party (NPP); the position of National Women’s Organiser being no exception. Three very affable ladies are in the race for the position. They are Otiko Afisa Djaba, the incumbent National Women’s Organiser 106

February 20, 2014 5:26 PM Medeama to deepen woes of Kotoko

Medeama SC coach Roberto Carlos Paulete says his side will go into Thursday’s Ghana Premier League tie against Asante Kotoko with a victorious mentality. The CAF Confederations Cup campaigners take on a demoralised Kotoko side at the T&A Park in Tarkwa in a rescheduled week 17 fixture. Kotoko, leaders of the First Capital Plus Premier League, go into the game with complex 61

February 10, 2014 1:39 AM Yulia Lipnitskaya Skates into Pantheon of Young Superstars at Olympics

Little Yulia Lipnitskaya will have commentators reaching for a thesaurus throughout the Winter Olympics in search of poetic superlatives. NBC's Johnny Weir anointed the 15-year-old's first jump Sunday "impeccable," and Tara Lipinski later chimed in with "breathtaking" as Lipnitskaya's long program in the team figure skating event assured host Russia 66