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Nigeria not afraid of any team – Gernot Rohr

Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr says he is calm ahead of Friday’s Final Draw for the 21st FIFA World Cup finals as his team has no fear of any team.

I almost lost sanity after retirement – Francesco Totti

Former Italy striker Francesco Totti on Thursday said accepting the end of a legendary footballing career was tough.

Sam Allardyce arrives at Everton for Wayne Rooney’s Hammer-blow hat-trick

Sam Allardyce saw Wayne Rooney cap his first Premier League hat-trick in six years with a wonder strike as Everton beat fellow strugglers West Ham United 4-0 on Wednesday after the Merseysiders announced he was finalising terms to become their new manager.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa banks on team spirit for Super Eagles to shine at World Cup

Goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa says the team spirit in the Super Eagles will get the team to shine at next year’s World Cup in Russia.

Alexandre Lacazette ruled out of Manchester United clash with groin injury

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed Alexandre Lacazette will miss Saturday's Premier League clash against Manchester United with the groin injury he suffered during Wednesday's 5-0 win over Huddersfield.

I was so happy, like all the fans – Pep Guardiola

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola highlighted Raheem Sterling’s growing self-belief after his remarkable run of late goals continued with a superb stoppage-time winner in the 2-1 victory over Southampton.

Real Madrid target Mauro Icardi is worth ‘at least €200m’ – Wanda Nara

Inter captain Mauro Icardi is courting interest from a host of leading clubs and is worth at least €200million in the current market, according to his wife and agent Wanda Nara.

World Cup draw won’t be rigged – FIFA

FIFA has moved to reassure football fans it will not manipulate the World Cup draw on Friday to favour certain teams.

World Cup winner Marcel Desailly backs Nigeria ahead 2018 finals

Legendary French midfielder Marcel Desailly has tipped Nigeria to be one of the surprise teams at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.

Veteran striker Samuel Eto’o speaks out on rescuing Cameroonian slaves out of Libya

Legendary Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o has denied claims he paid for an entire aeroplane to transport slaves out of Libya.

FIFA intervention likely as Australia FF fails to pass reform

Australian football is embroiled in a governance crisis and could face a take-over from FIFA after Football Federation Australia failed to pass a proposed reform of its congress on Thursday.

Jose Mourinho won’t ‘park the bus’ against Arsenal – Arsene Wenger

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is not expecting Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho to set his team up defensively when the sides clash on Saturday despite his reputation for “parking the bus” in big matches.

Gambo Mohammed happy to rejoin Kano Pillars after failed Plateau‎ United move

Kano Pillars striker, Gambo Mohammed, is grateful to the club for accepting him back following a failed move to Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United.

PSG goalkeeper Kevin Trapp discusses possible January exit

Paris Saint-Germain goalkeeper Kevin Trapp concedes a January transfer might be necessary in order to salvage his World Cup hopes.

Mesut Ozil stars as Arsenal rout Huddersfield

Mesut Ozil produced a major second-half contribution as substitute Olivier Giroud scored twice in Arsenal's 5-0 Premier League victory at home to Huddersfield Town on Wednesday.

Arsene Wenger praises Mesut Ozil ‘fight’ as Arsenal beat Huddersfield

Arsene Wenger thinks Mesut Ozil is "showing he can fight" after he played a starring role in Arsenal's 5-0 win over Huddersfield on Wednesday.

Super Eagles must be ready for any opponents in Russia – Christian Chukwu

Former Super Eagles head coach Christian Chukwu says the team must be ready to face any opposition at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is not a threat to Romelu Lukaku – Gary Neville

Gary Neville has backed Romelu Lukaku to bounce back to goalscoring form for Manchester United, and does not believe that the Belgium striker is under pressure from the returning Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

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The National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) says it arrested 178 illicit drugs offenders in Sokoto State, out of which 29 persons were convicted in 2018.

NDLEA in Kwara arrests 119 drug suspects in six months

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), Kwara Command, has arrested a total of 119 drug suspects between July and December.
Pep Guardiola's current Manchester City contract expires in 2021

Manchester City players banned from attending Christmas party

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola cancelled Christmas for his first-team stars, as they were banned from attending the club’s festive party.
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APC Rally: Edo government insists no rally or gathering must hold

The Edo State Government on Friday insisted that no rally or gathering must hold in line with the government ban on all forms of political rallies, demonstrations, and procession in the state.
Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited Rivers Governor Nyesom Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt.

Former President Jonathan: Governor Wike is a courageous politician

He said: “I felicitate with you, your friends and well-wishers as you celebrate your birthday. You are a courageous politician who has remained dedicated to service and impactful leadership to the people of Rivers State and Nigeria at large.”
Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.

Senator Ajoku: Older persons are being raped too

Sen. Eze Ajoku, President, Coalition of Societies for the Rights of Older Persons in Nigeria (COSROPIN) on Friday said that older persons were also being violated and raped and called for urgent action to curb such nefarious acts.