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Argentina’s Lionel Messi ruled out of Spain friendly

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Argentina's friendly against Spain on Tuesday after failing to recover from injury, sources in the Argentina camp have confirmed.

Torino’s Joel Obi delighted with Super Eagles comeback

Torino midfielder Joel Obi, who is set for his second Eagles start tonight against Serbia, has said it is good to return to the team and declared he will always give 100% to the country.

Iceland officials boycotting football World Cup in Russia

Iceland became the latest country to take action against Russia in the spy poisoning row, announcing Monday that its officials would be boycotting the 2018 World Cup.

Fabio Capello leaves Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement

Former England manager Fabio Capello has left his role with Chinese club Jiangsu Suning by mutual agreement, according to Sky in Italy.

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo to start against Serbia if Leon Balogun fail late...

Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo could get his first start in the Super Eagles in a long time should Leon Balogun fail a late fitness test.

Odion Ighalo: Fans criticise Super Eagles even after Poland win

Striker Odion Ighalo has said fans were still critical of the Super Eagles even after they beat highly-rated Poland in a friendly last week.

UEFA announces huge change to Champions League

From next season, should a game in the knock-out stages go to extra time, managers will get the opportunity to make a fourth replacement.

Skipper Mikel Obi backs Super Eagles to beat Serbia

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has sent an emotional message to the team ahead of today’s international friendly encounter against Serbia and is also anticipating a successful campaign for the team ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Ike Shorunmu: Francis Uzoho has started well but can get better

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has hailed Francis Uzoho for his impressive performance start to his national team career and reckons he can still get better with time but warned against putting the youngster under too much pressure ahead of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.

Joachim Low: Bayern Munich links ‘not a topic’ for me

Germany coach Joachim Low has said that reports linking him with the Bayern Munich post are simply “not a topic” in his eyes.

Court: West Ham co-owner avoided paying tax by transferring money through club

West Ham United co-owner David Sullivan has avoided paying £700,000 in taxes on his own family business by funnelling the money through the club, according to a court ruling.

Clemens Westerhof: Super Eagles will beat Serbia

A former Nigeria coach Clemens Westerhof has said Super Eagles confidence has been boosted by the win over Poland and so will beat Serbia in tonight’s World Cup warm-up match in London.

Super Eagles’ Shehu Abdullahi canvasses for support ahead Serbia clash

Super Eagles defender Shehu Abdullahi has called on Nigerian football fans to once again show their support ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against Serbia in London.

Gianfranco Zola: English football now ahead of ‘struggling’ Italy

Gianfranco Zola has said English football is ahead of the Italian game as the two nations prepare to meet in a friendly at Wembley on Tuesday.

Emre Can slams ‘false’ reports over huge Liverpool wage demands

Emre Can has suggested that reports claiming he has demanded huge wages to remain at Liverpool are "false".

Police: England fans at risk in Russia after Amsterdam arrests

The National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) has warned that England supporters could face problems at the World Cup after more than 100 were arrested at the friendly win over Netherlands in Amsterdam on Friday.

Eden Hazard: I’ll play left-back if Chelsea manager wants

Eden Hazard has said that he is happy to play wherever Chelsea manager Antonio Conte wants him.

Flying Eagles hope for improved finishing after 0-0 with Egypt U20s

The Flying Eagles will hope to improve on scoring goals on Wednesday after they held hosts Egypt U20 in the first of two friendlies in Alexandria.

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Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.