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Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.

Heartland end winless run in derby game vs Enyimba

Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.
The governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki, has assured the safety and security of players, supporters and all other visitors coming to the state for the Super Eagles’ 2021 AFCON qualifier against the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone at the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City, the state capital.

LMC certifies 13 stadiums ahead of 2020/2021 NPFL season

Ahead the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, and as part of the broader club licensing regime, 13 stadiums across the country have been certified by the League Management Company (LMC) to have met minimum requirements to host games. Another 11 were recommended for varying degrees of upgrade and repair works before they can be certified.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Minister unveils plans to revive Obafemi Awolowo stadium

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF committee sanctions NPFL 2019/20 final table

Football Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation has endorsed the final table of the Nigeria Professional Football League for the 2019/2020 season as prepared and released by the League Management Company.
Plateau United striker Silas Nenrot has stated that he hopes his side can maintain their current position till the end of the season or stay top on the final day of the league season as the team current sit top 3 pts clear of second placed Lobi stars.

Plateau United maintain unbeaten streak, Sunshine pip Akwa United in Akure

Plateau United and Kano Pillars battled to a 1-1 draw in the star fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League on Sunday at the New Jos Stadium.
The League Management Company has lifted the one-year suspension imposed on Sunshine Stars coach Kayode Julius.

LMC lifts ban on Sunshine Stars coach, captain

Julius was banned by the LMC for attacking Lobi Stars goalkeeper Ospino Egbe during a warm-up session before the Nigeria Professional Football League encounter between Sunshine Stars and Lobi Stars at the Akure Township Stadium last season.

NPFL: Akwa United thrash Kada City, Sunshine down Katsina United

Akwa United continued their resurgence in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a comprehensive 4-0 win against Kada City in their match day eight encounter at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Monday.

LMC deduct three points from Sunshine Stars for referee attack

A three-point deduction and a fine of N1.5m has been imposed on Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure by the League Management Company (LMC) following attacks on match officials by their fans in last Sunday’s Nigeria Professional Football League match day eight clash against Kano Pillars at the Akure Township Stadium.

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Wole Soyinka to Nigerians: Don’t accept child hostage taking as a way of life

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A former Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Chief Marshall Nsikak Eduok, is dead.

Former NAF chief Nsikak Eduok laid to rest in Akwa Ibom

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Ali Khamenei: Iran may enrich uranium to 60% purity if needed

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Protests have started in Imo State, against Senator Rochas Okorocha representing Imo West Senatorial District, following the controversies that trailed the Okorocha unsealing the government sealed Royal Spring Palm Estate linked to his wife, Nkechi.

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Nasir El-Rufai: Northern governors committed to ending farmers-herders clashes

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The Chairman, Senate Committee on Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Peter Nwaoboshi, has assured the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, of the support and collaboration of his committee in the task of developing the Niger Delta region.

Senate committee assures NDDC of support, collaboration

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Nigerian government celebrates rising price of crude oil in the global market

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