Tag: Russia

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Chinedu OkaforOctober 11, 2018

In typical ‘Naija style’, President Putin pleads with Khabib’s dad not to punish him

It seems that the puff of the biggest fight of the year has gotten the attention of the Russian president. ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 17, 2018

Modric, Mbappe, Courtois, Varane… Here’s YNaija’s team of the 2018 #WorldCup

So the World Cup is over and France are the 2018 World Cup champions, for the second time in their ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 7, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Croatia hold their nerves in penalty shootout victory over hosts Russia to book semi-final spot

Croatia qualified for the semifinals ahead of hosts Russia with an absolutely dramatic game that ended with a 4-3 penalty ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 7, 2018

#WorldCup Quarter-Final Preview: Russia VS Croatia

Tournament hosts Russia knocked out an underwhelming Spanish team in their round of 16-tie and will be full of confidence ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJuly 1, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Igor Akinfeev’s heroic displays takes Russia to the quarter finals in penalty shootout with Spain

Igor Akinfeev was the hero of a nation as his two penalty saves led Russia to a 4-3 penalty shootout win. ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 28, 2018

#WorldCup2018: Here’s all you need to know about the reward for the eliminated teams

As the final round of group matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia ends today, one can look ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 26, 2018

#WorldCup Preview: Rohr must let the cannons loose to defeat Argentina

Nigerian football legend Segun Odegbami along with NFF President Amaju Pinnick addressed the Super Eagles ahead of their most important ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 25, 2018

#WorldCup Roundup: Uruguay show class in 3-0 win over Russia | Saudi Arabia break Egyptian hearts with last minute winner

Uruguay ensured top spot in Group A with 9 points after a relatively convincing 3-0 victory over World Cup hosts ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 22, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Preview: Are the Super Eagles set for yet another defeat against Iceland?

The Super Eagles will be looking to bounce back (we hope so) after their depressing opening-day defeat to Croatia when ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 19, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Mixed feelings as Senegal grabs Africa’s first win and Egypt lose to Russia

Senegal raised Africa’s flag high by defeating Robert Lewandowski’s Poland 2-1 in their Group H opener. Senegal looked the better ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 18, 2018

#WorldCup 2018 Roundup: Kane rescues England with late winner against Tunisia | Lukaku scores brace for Belgium

England’s Captain Harry Kane struck late to grab the opening win for England in their group G fixture against African ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 14, 2018

Golovin shines as host Russia run riot against Saudi Arabia in #WorldCup opener (WATCH)

Russia showed no mercy in their Group A opener of the World Cup by defeating their opponents, Saudi Arabia 5 ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 13, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Mané looks to raise Africa’s flag in Group H

Sadio Mané is Senegal’s flagship player and will be looking to follow the footsteps of Senegal’s 2002 World Cup team ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 12, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Will Belgium drop the underachiever title under Martinez?

One of the most shocking football stories of 2016 was the appointment of former Everton and Wigan Athletic manager Roberto ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 6, 2018

#WorldCup2018 Profile: Salah, Suarez and Cavani are the key men in Group A

Generally, there is less excitement about Group A of the upcoming World Cup in Russia as attention will be focused ...

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Adetayo AdesolaJune 5, 2018

Here are the final squads for Russia 2018

The 32 countries that will be in Russia for World Cup 2018 have named their final 23-man squads. YNaija shares ...

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SponsorMay 18, 2018

Glo Excites Subscribers with go Russia Offer

Lucky subscribers on the platform of fully integrated telecommunications solutions provider, Globacom, will enjoy an all-expenses-paid trip to Russia, courtesy ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 15, 2018

The Big 5: Bishop Kukah gives reasons Northern Nigeria will still vote President Buhari, Russia claims chemical weapons watchdog manipulated findings on Salisbury attack and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Kayode Fayemi, while boasting ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiApril 13, 2018

The Big 5: Police invite Shehu Sani for questioning in a murder case, Russia warns of dire consequences over Syria and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The governor of Taraba, Darius Ishaku Thursday, said he supports a ...

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AzeezApril 6, 2018

The Late 5: Presidency says approval of $1bn for purchase of weapons is not final, US sanctions seven Russian oligarchs, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has described the ...

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AzeezApril 5, 2018

The Late 5: Kogi police commissioner reinstated, Russia calls for UN Security Council meeting, and other top countries

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. The Federal Government on Thursday said only 4,000km of Nigeria’s ...

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AzeezMarch 27, 2018

The Big 5: Bill Gates criticises FG’s economic plan again, Russia threatens retaliation after expulsions, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories you should be monitoring today. President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said Nigeria’s journey ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 23, 2018

The Late 5: DSS narrates how it negotiated the release of the Dapchi schoolgirls, Russia accuses EU of anti-Russian campaign and other top stories

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the Federal Government is ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMarch 18, 2018

The Big 5: Senator Wakili buried in Abuja, Russia expelling 23 British diplomats and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. Senator Ali Wakili (Bauchi South) yesterday slumped and died in his ...

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AzeezMarch 1, 2018

The Late 5: Buhari says he’s winning the war against corruption, Russia ‘develops’ invisible nuclear weapon, and other top stories

These are the top five Nigerian stories that drove conversation today. President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is winning ...

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AzeezDecember 27, 2017

Putin files nomination as independent candidate for 2018 election

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday filed documents to run for re-election next year. Putin visited the Central Election Commission, ...

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AzeezDecember 1, 2017

#WorldCupDraw: Nigeria to tackle Argentina, Croatia, Iceland in Group D

The Super Eagles have been drawn in Group D, alongside rival Argentina, Croatia, and Iceland for the 2018 World Cup ...

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AzeezNovember 30, 2017

2018 World Cup: Nigeria is not afraid to confront any team – Rohr

Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr has said Nigeria is not afraid of confront any country, just hours to the Final Draw ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 20, 2017

FIFA releases list of referees for 2018 #WorldCup – Nigeria absent

36 referees have been listed for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia and a couple of big names have been ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 26, 2017

2018 World Cup: Argentina’s ambassador to Russia calls for calm despite Messi poster

Argentina‘s ambassador to Russia, Ricardo Lagorio, has reassured fans that next year’s World Cup will be safe. Why it matters: A ...

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