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FIFA Ranking: Super Eagles Move Up 12 Places

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Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, from 45th position to 33rd in the world, after winning Bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament.

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In the ranking table released by the world football governing body, Nigeria garnered 1, 481 points as against 1, 433 it had in June which placed it at 45th.

The movement has now placed Nigeria as the third in Africa behind Senegal and Tunisia, who are 20th and 29th in the world respectively.

African Ranking

(1) Senegal (2)Tunisia (3) Nigeria (4) Algeria (5) Morocco (6) Egypt (7) Ghana (8) Cameroon (9) Congo DR (10) Cote d’Ivoire

World Ranking

(1) Belgium, (2) Brazil, (3) France (4) England (5) Uruguay (6) Portugal (7) Croatia (8) Colombia (9) Spain (10) Argentina

 

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#EndSARS: You Won’t Escape – Fani-Kayode Tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Over Lekki Shootings

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#EndSWAT: Things Will Fall Apart – Fani-Kayode Warns Buhari Govt
End SARS: You Won’t Escape – Fani-Kayode Tells Buhari, Tinubu, Sanwo-Olu, Over Lekki Killings

Femi Fani-Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, has reacted to the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos State.

Fani-Kayode in his statement noted that people involved in the killing of Nigerians will not escape the punishment of God.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Ekiti state government declares 24-hour curfew

On Tuesday night, men of the Nigerian army opened fire at the protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate, leaving many injured.

He wrote:

“For the blood that Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, and Osinbajo spilled in Lekki today there will be consequences.

“They will pay a heavy price. Lagos is my home. I was born there. I grew up there. These are my people. You will NEVER escape divine retribution, God’s vengeance, and God’s judgment.”

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Hillary Clinton Calls On Buhari To Stop Killing #EndSARS Protesters

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Hillary Clinton Calls On Buhari To Stop Killing #EndSARS Protesters
Hillary Clinton Calls On Buhari To Stop Killing #EndSARS Protesters

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Former Presidential candidate in the United States, Hillary Clinton, has warned President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop killing young #EndSARS protesters in Nigeria.

The former United States Secretary of State and former First Lady of the United States made this call on Twitter on Tuesday night in reaction to the killings of peaceful protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate in Lagos.

Also Read: #EndSARS: Ekiti state government declares 24-hour curfew

Reacting to the attack on the peaceful protesters in Lagos in a tweet, the former Democrat Presidential candidate, called on President Buhari and the Nigerian soldiers to stop killing young Nigerians.

See her tweet below:

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#EndSARS: Lekki Shooting Is A Massacre – Saraki

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#EndSARS: Saraki Calls On FG To Engage Protesting Youths
#EndSARS: Lekki Shooting Is A Massacre – Saraki

Bukola Saraki

Former Senate President, Bukola Saraki has described the shooting of #EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Toll Gate by army officers as a massacre.

Army officers arrived at the sit-in protest venue two hours before a state-imposed curfew was billed to kick-off, and opened fire on the peaceful protesters.

The street lights were turned off and security cameras switched off before the shooting began.

Also Read: #EndSARS: ‘Our Goal Is Not To Kill Anyone’ – Rapper Vector

Saraki, while describing the shooting incident as a massacre, called for great patience, restraint, and compassion in handling the demands of the youth.

According to him, the dialogue is the only logical option in the current situation— and not violence, adding that It was unacceptable for any Government to turn its weapons on its own young people.

See his tweet below:

 

End SARS: Lekki shooting is a massacre – Saraki

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