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TomTom named official candy of Super Eagles

For at least the next three years, popular candy TomTom will play the role of ‘Official Candy of the Super Eagles,’ following a contract agreement publicly presented by chieftains of the Nigeria Football Federation and Cadbury Nigeria PLC in Lagos on Friday.

Super Eagles’ Polish camp to open on Monday

The camp of the Super Eagles will open in the Polish city of Wroclaw on Monday, ahead of Friday’s international friendly against Poland, the Nigeria Football Federation have announced in a press release.

Gernot Rohr invites Mikel, Ajayi, Obi, others for Poland, Serbia friendlies

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.

Grigor Dimitrov becomes top seed and top draw as Roger Federer skips Dubai Championships

With the withdrawal of Roger Federer, Grigor Dimitrov will be thrust into the favourite's role when the Dubai Championships start on Monday.

Roger Federer becomes oldest ATP world number one

Roger Federer added yet another record to his vast collection when he guaranteed becoming the oldest Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world number one by beating Dutchman Robin Haase 4-6 6-1 6-1 to reach the semi-finals in Rotterdam on Friday.

Roger Federer ‘never imagined’ having chance to become oldest number one

Roger Federer can become the oldest world number one on Friday, a remarkable achievement for the 20-time Grand Slam title winner who admitted he “never imagined” he’d get the opportunity.

Garba Lawal takes charge of new NNL club Real Bees

Two-time Nigeria World Cup star Garba Lawal has been appointed the head coach and team manager of newly founded Nigeria National League (NNL) side Real Bees of Kaduna.

CHAN: Stephen Eze, Dayo Ojo miss Super Eagles training

The long injury list of the CHAN Eagles leading up to Sunday’s final against hosts Morocco may grow after defender Stephen Eze and midfielder Dayo Ojo stayed out of today’s training in Marrekesh.

EU backs Brexit transition demands as tensions rock Theresa May

The EU adopted red lines Monday for a transition period that binds Britain by the bloc's laws for nearly two years after Brexit without having any policy-making power.

Bulgaria’s Boyko Borissov survives impeachment

Bulgaria’s Prime Minister Boyko Borissov on Thursday survived an impeachment plot against him after 131 members of the parliament voted in his favour to the 103 parliamentarians who voted against him.

Marin Cilic obstacle in way of Rafael Nadal’s semi quest

Rafael Nadal sees his quarter-final showdown with big-match player Marin Cilic on Tuesday as the time to crank up his Australian Open offensive for Grand Slam number 17.

CHAN: Man of match Stephen Eze speaks on Libya win

Big defender Stephen Eze has celebrated the CHAN Eagles win against Libya, an official Man of the Match award as well as his transfer to Bulgarian club Lokomotiv Plodiv.

Rafael Nadal dominant as big guns pull off great escapes

Rafael Nadal swept into the Australian Open third round to keep his Grand Slam title hunt on track Wednesday, as Caroline Wozniacki and Grigor Dimitrov pulled off great escapes to stay in contention.

Actress accuses Steven Seagal of sexual assault

Rachel Grant, an actress known for her role in James Bond film ‘Die Another Day’, has accused Steven Seagal of sexual assault.


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Nigerian lawyers to earn another $17m from General Abacha’s loot

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Newcastle boss Rafael Benitez believes 40 points will be enough to secure their Premier League status with his side eight points off that target.

JAMB chief seeks establishment of more centers of learning for the deaf

Registrar, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, has called on the Federal Government to establish more centers of learning for deaf people in the country.

Romelu Lukaku: Some Manchester United players ‘were hiding’ against Sevilla

Romelu Lukaku has said some of his Manchester United teammate "were hiding" after the Champions League round-of-16 second leg defeat to Sevilla because of the disappointment.

Kemi Adeosun: Power purchase agreements still valid

Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, says the power purchase agreements reached with project developers in the power sector is still valid and not cancelled, as rumoured.

President Buhari arrives in Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday arrived in Maiduguri as part of the nationwide visit to trouble areas in the country.