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Samson Siasia: Mikel Obi’s absence allows others chance to shine with Super Eagles

Samson Siasia has said the absence of skipper Mikel Obi for tomorrow’s World Cup warm-up against Poland will be a chance for other players to stake a claim for Super Eagles places.

Without Neymar, Brazil brace for Russia clash

Training between mounds of snow without Neymar, Brazil may be forgiven for feeling out of their element as they prepare to face hosts Russia in their penultimate World Cup warmup.

The best for Antoine Griezmann would be to stay at Atletico – Diego Costa

Diego Costa has told team-mate Antoine Griezmann he is best off staying at Atletico Madrid.

Kenneth Omeruo: Poland, Serbia tests will lift Super Eagles confidence

Chelsea loanee Kenneth Omeruo has said he believes this month’s World Cup warm-ups against fellow qualifiers Poland and Serbia will lift the self-belief in the Super Eagles leading up to the World Cup in Russia this summer.

Victor Moses joins Super Eagles camp in Poland

Super Eagles have confirmed Chelsea star Victor Moses has finally joined up in training camp in Wroclaw ahead of Friday night’s World Cup warm-up against Poland.

Sunday Oliseh hails Leicester City’s Wilfred Ndidi

Former Nigeria national team coach Sunday Oliseh has hailed Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi calling him a world class player.

Michael Essien released by Indonesian club

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

Eric Dier: Tottenham won’t get advantage from Wembley in FA Cup semifinal

Eric Dier has said Tottenham Hotspur will not gain an advantage from playing their FA Cup semifinal against Manchester United at Wembley, their home ground this season.

William Gallas: Chelsea could cope with losing Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois

Losing both Eden Hazard and Thibaut Courtois this summer would not be ideal for Chelsea, but they would remain a top team, former Blues defender William Gallas has argued.

Thibaut Courtois: Mistakes against Barcelona won’t kill me

Chelsea’s goalkeeper, Thibaut Courtois, has vowed not to allow his critics dampen his spirit.

Pedro Rodriguez halts slide, sends Chelsea into FA Cup semi-finals

Pedro Rodriguez came off the bench to halt Chelsea's slide with an extra-time winner in a 2-1 victory at Leicester on Sunday to reach the FA Cup semi-finals.

Manchester United draw Tottenham in FA Cup semifinals

Manchester United will face Tottenham in the FA Cup semifinals, while Chelsea were drawn against Southampton.

Mikel Obi: It’s great to win first game of season in China

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has said he is ecstatic after his Chinese Super League side Tianjin Teda recorded their first win of the season by beating Tianjin Quanjian 3-2 on Sunday.

Lionel Messi shines again as dominant Barcelona down Athletic Bilbao

Lionel Messi delivered another masterful performance as Barcelona sailed past Athletic Bilbao 2-0 on Sunday to take an 11-point lead over nearest rivals Atletico Madrid in La Liga.


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INEC to release fresh timetable for Senator Melaye’s recall

The Independent National Electoral Commission says it will release a fresh timetable and schedule of activities for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye, who represents Kogi West Senatorial District.

Suspected Fulani herdsmen allegedly kill four farmers in Delta

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Pastor Adeboye condemns herdsmen killings in Benue

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18-year-old nursing mother drags lover to court for declining marriage

An 18-year-old nursing mother, Maryam Magaji, on Wednesday dragged one Badamasi Salihu, 20, whom she claimed was her lover, to a Sharia Court at Magajin Gari, Kaduna, for refusing to marry her.

Ex-Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov to captain Serbia against Nigeria

Former Manchester City defender Aleksander Kolarov will captain the Serbian national team when they file out in an international friendly against Nigeria next Tuesday, according to the coach Mladen Krstajic.