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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.
Sunshine Stars midfielder Ogunniyi Omojesu is edging closer to a move to Nigeria professional football league giants Lobi Stars of Markurdi.

Ogunniyi Omojesu set to join Lobi from Sunshine Stars

Sunshine Stars midfielder Ogunniyi Omojesu is edging closer to a move to Nigeria professional football league giants Lobi Stars of Markurdi.
Nigerian midfielder Ezekiel Tamara is adamant that Lobi Stars is not out of the title race despite their poor run of result in recent matches.

NPFL: Lobi Stars not out of title race – midfielder

Nigerian midfielder Ezekiel Tamara is adamant that Lobi Stars is not out of the title race despite their poor run of result in recent matches.
Kano Pillars edge gritty MFM 1-0 at the Sani Abacha Stadium, while Chukwuemeka Obioma inspires Heartland to 5-0 thrashing of Adamawa United Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 20 fixture played at the Okigwe stadium.

NPFL: Kano Pillars manager regrets draw with Lobi Stars

Kano Pillars boss Ibrahim Musa says he is disappointed that his lads failed to beat Lobi Stars in Sunday’s Nigeria professional football league clash.

Benue governor donates 35-seater bus, N10 million cash to Lobi Stars FC

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Saturday donated a 36 seater bus to Lobi Stars football club.
Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.

Tamara Ezekiel: Lobi Stars not out of title race

Lobi Stars of Makurdi defensive midfielder Tamara Ezekiel says his side is still very much in the title race following home draw with rivals Plateau United.
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Plateau United manager satisfied with draw at Lobi Stars

Coach of NPFL leading side Plateau United, Abdul Maikaba, has expressed satisfaction at the turn of event at the Aper Aku Stadium after the visiting Plateau United side settled for a share of the spoil playing out a scoreless draw against host team Lobi Stars.
Lobi Stars defender Ebube Duru says his team’s new find form is down to hard work and determination to succeed.

NPFL: Lobi Stars back on top after pipping Nasarawa United

Lobi Stars opened a two points lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) after beating strugglers Nasarawa United 2-1 in a highly entertaining derby at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi on Sunday.
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Lobi Stars pip MFM 1-0 to secure NPFL top spot as Akwa United hold...

Lobi Stars moved to the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a slim 1-0 win against MFM at the Aper Aku Stadium on Sunday.
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.

NPFL: Plateau, Lobi face stern home tests on Matchday 14

Joint table-toppers Plateau United and Lobi Stars have tough home ties to negotiate on Sunday as the 2019/20 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season enters MatchDay 14.
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 thrash Enyimba 4-0 in Jos

League leaders Plateau United underlined their title credentials following a 4-0 win against champions Enyimba at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.
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NPFL: Why Lobi Stars are unbeaten since matchday 1 – coach

Lobi Stars head coach Gbenga Ogunbote has given reasons why his team have remained unbeaten, since their defeat to regional rivals Plateau United in their first league game of the season
The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.

NPFL: Plateau United stay top after draw agains Nasarawa

Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 away draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.
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Lobi Stars pip Enugu Rangers in Makurdi

Champions Lobi Stars beat Rangers 1-0 in their Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-19 fixture at the Aper Aku Stadium, Makurdi.

Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma bemoans individual errors after away loss to Lobi Stars

Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma has attributed their 2-1 defeat to Lobi Stars to two costly errors from his defenders which they paid dearly for at the end of the rescheduled league tie played in Makurdi.
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Lobi Stars beat Rivers United to go third on NPFL Group B log

Lobi Stars marked their return to the Aper Aku Stadium with a 2-1 win over Rivers United in a rescheduled Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash on Wednesday.

Ogwuche Mathias: Remo Stars must continue to fight for good results

Remo Stars Football Club (RSFC) forward, Ogwuche Mathias says the Sky Blue Stars will keep fighting hard to climb up Group A table.

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Troops rescue 22 kidnapped victims in Zamfara, Katsina

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