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Imo State Governor, Rt Hon Emeka Ihedioha has charged the leadership of Imo State University Alumni Association to always speak truth to power and engage the Government regularly.

Imo governor appoints former Super Eagles skipper as aide on sports

Former Arsenal player Kanu Nwankwo has been appointed Senior Special Assistant on Sports to the Imo state governor, Emeka Ihedioha.
Golden Eaglets coach Manu Garba

Manu Garba lists NPFL hotshot, 51 others for Eaglets screening ahead FIFA U-17 World...

Ibrahim Sunusi, the joint top scorer in the 2018/2019 NPFL season is top on the list of 52 players invited by Nigeria U-17 national team coach, Manu Garba, for the final phase of preparation ahead the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals in Brazil.
Asante Kotoko midfielder Justice Blay believes the outcome of Saturday's Caf Champions League away encounter against Kano Pillars of Nigeria leaves the Porcupine Warriors at an advantage ahead of the second leg on August 25.

Justice Blay: Scoring twice against Kano Pillars a plus for Asante Kotoko

Asante Kotoko midfielder Justice Blay believes the outcome of Saturday's Caf Champions League away encounter against Kano Pillars of Nigeria leaves the Porcupine Warriors at an advantage ahead of the second leg on August 25.
Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah was disappointed with his team’s 1-0 loss to Rahimo FC in the first leg of their Caf Champions League preliminary round tie on Saturday.

Caf Champions League: Rahimo defeat not catastrophic – Enyimba coach

Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah was disappointed with his team’s 1-0 loss to Rahimo FC in the first leg of their Caf Champions League preliminary round tie on Saturday.
Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.

Rabiu Ali inspires Kano Pillars to 3-2 comeback win against Asante Kotoko

Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed Esperance as winners of 2019 Caf Champions League.

CAF declares Esperance African champions after legal battle

Tunisia’s Esperance were declared winners of the African Champions League by CAF on Wednesday following a long legal battle after Wydad Casablanca stormed off in protest during the second leg of the final in May.
Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.

Three Pillars players risk missing Kotoko tie due to passport issues

Three Kano Pillars are under serious threat from missing the first leg of the CAF Champions League preliminary round game due to international passport issues. The players are Sunday Chinedu, David Ebuka, and Adamu Hassan.
Kano Pillars narrowly missed out on the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title but they held on to secure the second ticket for the Caf Champions League.

Aiteo Cup: Kano Pillars players, officials get $1,000‎ reward each

Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State has rewarded Kano Pillars players and officials with $1,000 each for winning the 2019 Aiteo Cup.‎

Cas vindicates Amaju Pinnick on Caf Champions League

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has been vindicated on his stance against the order for a replay of the second leg of the 2019 Champions League made by the Confederation of Africa Football Executive Committee.
Chijioke Alakwe

Chijioke Alakwe: CafCL action my motive for joining Kano Pillars

Former FC Ifeanyi Ubah captain Chijioke Alakwe has said he was attracted by the opportunity of playing in the CAF Champions League before joining Kano Pillars.
Fatma Samoura

Fifa secretary general takes over Caf

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has had it’s fair share of ups and downs in recent times but most interestingly since the arrival of Ahmad Ahmad as President.

Cas revokes Caf decision to replay Champions League final

The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) on Wednesday overruled an African Football Confederation (CAF) decision to replay the abandoned Champions League final between Esperance and Wydad Casablanca.
Australia and Indonesia have held talks about making a joint bid for the 2034 FIFA World Cup, despite Indonesia having previous involvement in another bid with Thailand to host the tournament.

FIFA sets December 11 date for Qatar 2019 Club World Cup

World football governing the body, FIFA, has confirmed December 11 to December 21, 2019, as the date for the 2019 FIFA Club World Cup, according to Bureau of the FIFA Council.
Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano

Kano FA suspends matches at Sani Abacha Stadium

The Kano State Football Association says it has suspended all local competition matches at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, following a decision by its management.

FIFA bans Liberia’s Musa Bility for ten years

FIFA has given Liberian official, Musa Bility, a 10-year ban from football for financial offences, the sport’s world governing body said on Wednesday.
Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to hold the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at its headquarters in Cairo on Monday.

WCQ: Super Eagles to know foes on Monday

Confederation of African Football (CAF) is set to hold the draw for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers at its headquarters in Cairo on Monday.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has suggested the team’s loss to Madagascar could be a blessing in disguise and the major reason they are still in the race for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Gernot Rohr seeks refresher courses for coaches

Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has insisted that the only way he could embark on a refresher course with Bayern Munich is if the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) outlines the programmes it has for local coaches to also refresh their knowledge of the game.

FIFA’s African football takeover plan set for court challenge

FIFA’s plan to take over the running of African football is set to face a possible roadblock, with an executive committee member of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) saying he will challenge the decision in court.

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Officials in India-controlled Kashmir began restoring telephone service Saturday to the Himalayan region.

India begins restoring communications to Kashmir

The Indian-controlled section of disputed Kashmir has been under lockdown since early August, when New Delhi deployed tens of thousands of additional troops to the region as it cut off landlines, mobile phones and the internet and stripped the Muslim-majority region of its autonomy.

Edo lawyer arranged over ‘fake news’ on social media

For allegedly publishing fake news about Edo University, Iyamho, on his facebook account, a 59-year-old lawyer, Ogedengbe Oiseoruemi Ayodeji, was on Friday arraigned before an Oredo Magistrates’ Court.

Hungry bear eats man alive

The accident of a brown bear killing a man in the Khabarovsk region has stirred fears among dwellers, mainly in the small villages and communities near forests.
Mr Thomas Gyang, Commissioner, Planning and Budget Commissioner, made this know in the 2020-2022 Multi-Year Budget Call Circular, obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Kaduna on Saturday.

Kaduna: 2020 budget majorly for uncompleted projects

The Kaduna State Government says its major priority in its 2020 budget is completion of uncompleted projects carried over from 2019 budget.

Fake police officer arrested in Anambra for stealing car in Lagos

The state Public Relations Officer of Anambra State Police command, Mr. Haruna Mohammed, who disclosed this in a press statement, said the 33-year-old Benue indigene was tracked down to Anambra, using geo-location technological equipment.