Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "Trinidad and Tobago"

    I was made to feel like a criminal, says Dwight Yorke after being denied entry into US

I was made to feel like a criminal, says Dwight Yorke after being denied entry into US

Dwight Yorke, former Manchester United player, has confirmed that he was denied entry visa into the US on Friday morning.Yorke said he was "made to feel like a criminal" and denied from stepping foot into a country he had visited countless times.The Man U legend was denied entry due to an Iranian stamp on his passport, which he got in [...]

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    RRS arrests 2 Chinese running fake Trinidad and Tobago embassy in Lagos

RRS arrests 2 Chinese running fake Trinidad and Tobago embassy in Lagos

The Rapid Response Squad (RRS) of Lagos State Police Command has discovered fake embassy operating in Lagos, and arrested two Chinese men who have swindled a number of Nigerians.Working on intelligence, the squad raided the phony office located at Golden Point and Suite, an hotel on Duduyemi Street, Ejigbo.Liu Honyang, 47, and Sun Xinai, 49, were arrested alongside their Nigerian [...]

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    Jack Warner banned for life

Jack Warner banned for life

FIFA have banned former vice-president Jack Warner from football for life.The world football governing body’s ethics committee banned the 72-year-old from football-related activity for life following an investigation into the bidding contest for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups.Warner, who was also previously the president of CONCACAF, was “found to have committed many and various acts of misconduct continuously and [...]

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    Trinidad joins Guyana in banning Nigerians

Trinidad joins Guyana in banning Nigerians

The ban on Nigerian travellers over the Ebola disease is gradually spreading, with another Caribbean country wielding the big stick.The Republic of Trinidad and Tobago has decided to deny visas to persons from Sierra Leone, Guinea, Congo, Liberia and Nigeria to prevent Ebola from entering the country.Guyana, another Caribbean nation, had also placed a ban on travellers from Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Nigeria.Fuad Khan, the Trinidad [...]

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Commonwealth Games final medals’ table

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total1 England 58 59 57 1742 Australia 49 42 46 1373 Canada 32 16 34 824 Scotland 19 15 19 535 India 15 30 19 646 New Zealand 14 14 17 457 South Africa 13 10 17 408 Nigeria 11 11 14 369 Kenya 10 10 5 2510 Jamaica 10 4 8 2211 Singapore 8 5 4 1712 Malaysia 6 7 6 1913 Wales 5 11 20 3614 Cyprus 2 4 2 815 Northern Ireland 2 3 7 1216 Papua New Guinea 2 0 0 217 Cameroon 1 3 3 718 Uganda 1 0 4 519 Grenada 1 0 1 220 Botswana 1 0 0 120 Kiribati 1 0 0 122 Trinidad and Tobago 0 3 5 823 Pakistan 0 3 1 424 Bahamas 0 2 1 324 Samoa 0 2 1 326 Namibia 0 1 2 327 Mozambique 0 1 1 227 Mauritius 0 1 1 228 Bangladesh 0 1 0 1  [...]

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    Boxing: Shogbamu wins, Joseph loses

Boxing: Shogbamu wins, Joseph loses

It was a win-lose experience for Team Nigeria in Saturday’s boxing bouts at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.In the men’s light welter (64kg) round-of-32, Waheed Shogbamu defeated Toaua Bangke of Kiribati 3-0 in a unanimous decision by the three judges, who scored the fight 30-27 each in favour of the Nigerian.Earlier in the day, Oto Joseph was not that [...]

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    THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

THE PANEL: Nigeria to win first World Cup game in 9 attempts

The Super Eagles of Nigeria kickoff their World Cup 2014 campaign today with a match with Iran at the Arena da Baixada and are hoping to win their first World Cup match since France 1998.With group favourites Argentina beating Bosnia 2-1 yesterday, Nigeria, who are expected to compete with tournament newcomers Bosnia and today’s opponent, Iran for the second spot, [...]

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    Victory against Nigeria vital, says Iran coach

Victory against Nigeria vital, says Iran coach

Oceano Cruz, Iran’s national team assistant coach, has predicted defeat for African champions, Nigeria, when both sides meet in their Group F opener at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil.The two teams square up at the Arena da Baixada, Curitiba, on June 16; and Oceano, an extremely important member of Iran’s coaching staff, has voiced his sentiments about the potentially decisive [...]

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