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Akwa United unveils Brazilian tactician Everton as new coach

Akwa United FC have unveiled Rafael Everton, Brazilian and former coach of FC Ifeanyiubah of Nnewi, as the new coach of the club.

AITEO Cup: Ministry’ll remind government of N10 million pledge to Niger Tornadoes – Commissioner

The Niger Ministry of Sports Development has said that it would remind the state government of its N10 million pledge to Niger Tornadoes FC of Minna for finishing as runners-up in the 2017 AITEO Cup.

NPFL club managers kick against September 2 resumption of league season

Some of the clubs in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) on Thursday in Abuja kicked against the planned resumption of 2017/2018 league season on Sept. 2.
Abdu Maikaba

U-20 AFCON: Abdu Maikaba promises stronger Flying Eagles

Abdu Maikaba, the Flying Eagles’ assistant coach, has promised that the team’s technical crew would build a formidable team for the 2019 Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Niger Republic.

CAF Confederation Cup: Akwa United FC losses 1-2 to Hawks of Gambia in Uyo

Akwa United FC began their CAF Confederation Cup campaign in Uyo on a losing note on Sunday, by felling 1-2 in the first round, first leg match against Hawks of Gambia.

CAF Confed Cup: Akwa United chief urges players to defeat Gambian side

Mr Paul Bassey, Chairman, Akwa United FC of Uyo, has urged the players to sustain the club’s winning tempo against their Gambian opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup encounter in Uyo.

Coach Abdu Maikaba tips Nigeria for CHAN trophy

Abdu Maikaba, Coach of the Golden Eaglets, on Thursday said that Nigeria will lift the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) trophy in Morocco on Sunday.

Enugu Rangers’ satisfied with 2017/2018 NPFL fixtures – Davison Owumi

The General Manager of Rangers International FC of Enugu, Davison Owumi, has expressed satisfaction with the club’s first match of the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) against Akwa United FC.

Akwa United to reverse Nigeria’s failure in CAF Confederation Cup – Abdu Maikaba

Abdu Maikaba, the Coach of Uyo-based Akwa United FC, on Wednesday said his team would reverse the disappointing records of Nigerian clubs in the Africa Football Confederation Confederation Cup with an excellent performance.

Governor Sani Bello charges Niger Tornadoes to go for AITEO Cup title

Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has charged the Niger Tornadoes to go for the cup as they proceed to the AITEO Cup Final on Sunday against Akwa United FC.

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NIGCOMSAT expresses concern over inability to achieve 30% broadband penetration

Nigerian Communication Satellite Ltd has expressed concern over inability to achieve its earlier intended 30 per cent broadband penetration to ease internet access in the country.
INEC Chairman, Prof Mahmoud Yakubu

2019: INEC clarifies position on IDP voting

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has said the commission’s decision to allow Internally Displaced Persons vote in 2019 is restricted to Nigerians living within our borders.

Man bags 14 months imprisonment for stealing motorcycle

A Kaduna Upper Customary Court on Thursday sentenced one Abubakar Inuwa, 34, to 14 months imprisonment for stealing a motorcycle valued at N150,000.

Court remands two businessmen over unlawful possession of firearms

An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Thursday remanded two businessmen, Olanrewaju Jimoh and Rotimi Bolade, in prison custody over unlawful possession of firearms.

ECOWAS council of ministers move to halt insecurity in West African countries

Moved by the growing insecurity in the West African sub-region, the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Council of Ministers, yesterday, met in Abuja to proffer solutions on ways to nip the scourge of terrorism in the bud.