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Ex-Flying Eagles defender Gbenga Arokoyo joins Swedish club Kalmar FF

Former Nigerian junior international, Gbenga Arokoyo, has joined Swedish club Kalmar FF from American Major League Soccer club Atlanta United on a three-year deal.

CHAN: Coach Salisu Yusuf announces Super Eagles final squad by dinner

Coach Salisu Yusuf has informed CHAN-bound Super Eagles he will announce his final 23-man squad for the tournament by dinner time today.

CHAN: Eight Super Eagles players dropped before departure to Morocco next week

Coach Salisu Yusuf will name his final 23-man squad for CHAN 2018 after he would have dropped eight players from the training camp in Abuja just before the team depart for Morocco early in the New Year.

Eagles edge past Benin to reach Sunday’s WAFU Cup final

Nigeria pipped 10-man Benin 1-0 today in Cape Coast to qualify for this year’s WAFU Cup in Ghana.

WAFU Cup: Eagles outclass Ghana to reach semis

The Super Eagles have shot to the semi-finals of the WAFU Cup after they outclassed hosts Ghana 2-0 in final Group A match tonight in Cape Coast.

WAFU Cup: Coach confident Eagles will advance despite late arrival

Coach Salisu Yusuf has said that despite late arrival in Ghana he is confident the home-based Super Eagles will do well at the WAFU Cup beginning with today’s playoff game against Sierra Leone.

Eagles drop Olatunbosun, 9 fresh call-ups for WAFU Cup

MFM FC winger Sikiru Olatunbosun as well as Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai have been left out of the 18-man squad for the WAFU Cup, which kicks off in Ghana this weekend.

Salisu Yusuf names final squad for WAFU Cup

Coach Salisu Yusuf has named a final 18-man squad for the sub-regional WAFU Cup, which kicks off this weekend in Ghana.

Eagles defeat Benin Republic to grab CHAN ticket

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya after defeating Benin Republic 2-0 in the second leg of the play-offs inside the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano to advance 2-1 on aggregate.


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South Korea’s ex-president Lee Myung Bak arrested on graft charges

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Federal government rakes in N142.81 billion from oversubscribed bond auctions

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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

At least four farmers who were on fishing expedition have been reportedly shot dead by suspected Fulani herdsmen.

Pastor Adeboye condemns herdsmen killings in Benue

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, on Friday expressed displeasure with the killing of children, women and others by suspected Fulani herdsmen in Benue State and some other parts of the country during a visit to the state.

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.