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Gernot Rohr: I regret Eagles’ defeat by Bafana Bafana

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has continued to rue his loss to South Africa’s Bafana Bafana in the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.

Ogenyi Onazi, Mikel Agu named in Turkish Super Liga Team Of The Week

Nigerian duo Ogenyi Onazi and Mikel Agu have been named in Turkish Super Lig Team of the Week after they played important roles for their clubs at the weekend.

Michael Essien released by Indonesian club

Ghanaian veteran Michael Essien has been released by Indonesian top flight club Persib Bandung.

Ocheme Edoh: El Kanemi Warriors back on track

Scorer of the only goal for El Kanemi Warriors Sunday against FC Ifeanyiubah, Ocheme Edoh, has said his team have clicked into top gear following a less than impressive start to the season.

Andy Robertson: Mo Salah can emulate Lionel Messi if he builds on this season

Mohamed Salah was unplayable against Watford, underlining why he is "one of the best in the business", according to Liverpool team-mate Andy Robertson.

Ladan Bosso flays ‘wasteful’ FC Ifeanyiubah

FC Ifeanyiubah coach Ladan Bosso has said ‘The Anambra Warriors’ were wasteful and also hard done by luck in their 1-0 defeat at El-Kanemi Warriors in Sunday’s match day 13 of the 2017/2018 NPFL.

Lionel Messi: This is my last chance to win World Cup

Argentina star Lionel Messi is aware time is fast running out on his international career and the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia may be his last chance to win a senior international title.

Arsenal, Real Madrid to stage two legends matches for charity

Arsenal and Real Madrid will stage two legends matches this year, with former club greats getting together to raise money for charity.

Ronaldinho: Lionel Messi versus Cristiano Ronaldo battle good for football

The eternal battle between Barcelona and Real Madrid icons Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo is “good for football”, says Brazil legend Ronaldinho.

Lyon face European ban after UEFA charges

Lyon could be banned from all European competition after UEFA on Monday charged the French club over incidents at last week’s Europa League match against CSKA Moscow.

Kano Pillars fail to go top of NPFL after home draw

Kano Pillars blew the chance to go top of the NPFL after they could only force a 1-1 draw with Niger Tornadoes in a rescheduled game in Kano.

Fiorentina rename training ground after former captain Astori

Fiorentina will rename their training ground after former captain Davide Astori, who died aged 31 earlier this month.

Liverpool’s Mo Salah flattered by Lionel Messi comparison

Liverpool attacker Mohamed Salah has said he is flattered to have been compared with Lionel Messi.

Manchester United extend Ashley Young’s contract to 2019

Manchester United triggered a one-year contract extension clause on Monday to retain the services of utility man Ashley Young until 2019.


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Oyo government deploys 8,351 mobilisers for measles campaign

Oyo State Government has deployed 8,351 individuals to serve as house-to-house facilitators, town announcers and social mobilisers for the on-going 2018 measles immunisation across the state from March 15 to 27.

Supreme Court adjourns Senator Saraki’s, fedeal govt’s appeal on CCT trial indefinitely

The Supreme Court has adjourned indefinitely hearing in the appeal filed by the Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, and the Federal Government to challenge the decision of the Court of Appeal in the trial of Saraki on false assets declaration.

Two Tunisians kidnapped in Cameroon

An armed group in southwestern Cameroon has kidnapped two Tunisians working on a road construction project for a Tunisian company, the Tunisian government said on Monday.

Bill Gates: Aliko Dangote amazingly generous with his resources and time

The founder of Microsoft, Mr Bill Gates, says Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote, is generous with his resources and time on issues of global health.

2019: Alimosho supports Governor Ambode for second term

The Alimosho Federal Constituency Coalition of Support Groups on Saturday said that it would mobilise people of Alimosho behind Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for a second term, following his sterling performance.