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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has listed captain Mikel Obi, midfielder Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses as well as Ahly forward Junior Ajayi and African Nations Championship (CHAN) star Gabriel Okechukwu in his 28-man squad to face Poland and Serbia in pre-FIFA World Cup friendly matches this month, the Nigeria Football Federation announced in a press release on Wednesday.
Former Super Eagles coach Sunday Oliseh has stated that the national team was weak until he introduced some young players into the squad after his appointment as coach in 2015.
The Algerian Football Federation has promised to punish officials who missed the Abdullahi Shehu bungle in last month’s 2018 World Cup qualifier against Nigeria.
Godfrey Gaya, a former lawmaker, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to ensure disciplinary measures are taken against erring officials following FIFA’s sanction on Nigeria for using an ineligible player.
Nigeria Football Federation First Vice-President, Seyi Akinwunmi, a lawyer, has been named the head of a four-man panel to investigate the error that led to Nigeria forfeiting the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying match against Algeria in Constantine on 10th November 2017, the NFF announced in a press release on Wednesday. \
Nigeria was lucky to retain its ticket to the Russia 2018 World Cup following world football governing body, FIFA’s discovery that the Super Eagles fielding Shehu Abdullahi, who was ineligible, in its last qualifying game against Algeria.
The First Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Nuhu Ribadu, has said several money laundering frauds happen in Nigeria with the active connivance of banks and their workers.
FIFA President, Mr. Gianni Infantino, has congratulated his NFF counterpart, Amaju Pinnick, on his 44th birthday.
Prominent human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, and pioneer chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Nuhu Ribadu, will on Tuesday headline a national summit on whistleblowing and the fight against corruption in Nigeria.
Some football enthusiasts on Saturday hailed the Super Eagles after the team played out 1-1 draw against the Fennecs of Algeria to finish their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign unbeaten.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) have criticised referee Eric Otogo-Castane for awarding a late controversial penalty to Algeria which helped them draw 1-1 against Nigeria.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has invited 24 players including team captain Mikel Obi, Ahmed Musa and Ogenyi Onazi for the upcoming World Cup qualifier and Int’l friendly against Algeria and Argentina.
Super Eagles’ forwards, Victor Moses and Alex Iwobi, were among players conspicuously absent as the team held their first training session at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Tuesday.
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A 43-year-old housewife, Adeyinka Olaitan, has approached an Idi-Ogungun Customary Court, Agodi, in Ibadan, seeking the dissolution of her marriage to Michael Olaitan, over his addiction to cigarettes and alcohol.
Ayo ‘Wizkid’ Balogun says his parents discovered that he was expecting a third child from a third baby mama — through social media.
Nuhu Ribadu, former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), says the commission has done “fairly well” in its fight against corruption.
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Reports say that US President Donald Trump demanded for $4 billion from Saudi Arabia to rebuild the area liberated in Syria.
The House of Representatives Committee on Telecommunications has relaxed the directive preventing IHS Towers, a mobile telecommunications infrastructure provider, from completing about 243 telecommunication masts under construction across the states of the Federation.
A gubernatorial aspirant in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Oyo State, Adeolu Akande, has started a campaign for residents to collect their permanent voters cards.