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MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: I abandoned ‘Okada’ business for coaching

Heartland FC gaffer Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the reason why he left motorcycle business, popularly known as Okada to become a football coach.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Adegboye Onigbinde: Rohr has not done enough for Nigerian football

Erstwhile national team handler, Adegboye Onigbinde, has described the quest to extend the contract of Gernot Rohr as coach of the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as nothing but a ‘circus’.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke: Why I opted to play in Egypt instead of moving to Europe

Nigeria legend Emmanuel Amuneke has disclosed that he opted to play for Zamalek over moving to Europe, while surprisingly stating that he is still in charge of Misr El-Makkasa.
Junior Lokosa

Nigeria forward explains reasons behind his game time struggle at Esperance

Esperance signed Lokosa shortly after he finished as top scorer in the Nigerian professional football league back in the 2018/2019 season.
US Monastir forward Anthony Okpotu says lack of quality match balls and natural grass playing surfaces in the Nigeria Professional Football League are the major reasons why Nigerian clubs fail to deliver on the continent.

Anthony Okpotu: Why Nigerian clubs perform woefully on the continent

US Monastir forward Anthony Okpotu says lack of quality match balls and natural grass playing surfaces in the Nigeria Professional Football League are the major reasons why Nigerian clubs fail to deliver on the continent.

AFCONQ: CAF ponder September date amid virus outbreak

Eggheads of Africa’s football governing bobdy, Confederations of African Football (CAF) are considering moving the 2021 African Cup of Nations qualifiers to September-October due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Vincent Enyeama

Former Super Eagles skipper Vincent Enyeama denies retirement claims

According to local media outlets the 37-year-old, who hasn’t played a competitive fixture since April 2017, has called time on his career, but Enyeama insists that is not the case.
Junior Ajayi returned to action for Al Ahly despite fears a knee injury in December could keep him out for the long haul.

CafCL: Junior Ajayi shines as Al Ahly ousts Sundowns

Al Ahly forward Junior Ajayi was impressive for the Egyptian side as they zoomed into the semifinals of the CAF Champions league on Saturday edging out Mamelodi Sundowns on 3-1 aggregate.
Forward Haba Boniface stunned the Enyimba International Stadium with a beautiful header to cancel out Austine Oladapo’s opener for Enyimba FC in their first-leg CAF Confederation Cup quarter-final tie on Sunday.

CAFCC: Horoya FC will fall in Conakry – Enyimba star

Enyimba International of Aba midfield powerhouse Austine Oladapo is optimistic that his side can still qualify for the semi-final stage of this season’s CAF Confederation Cup.
Daniel Akpeyi produced six saves and a shut out as Kaizer Chiefs claimed bragging rights in Saturday’s PSL crunch game against Orlando Pirates in the Soweto Derby.

Nigeria goalkeeper wins man of the match in Kaizer Chiefs in Soweto derby victory...

Daniel Akpeyi produced six saves and a shut out as Kaizer Chiefs claimed bragging rights in Saturday’s PSL crunch game against Orlando Pirates in the Soweto Derby.
Stanley Dimgba kept his feet on the pedals of his fine scoring form, controlling Cyril Olisema’s chipped pass to send in a low strike and give Enyimba the lead four minutes before the interval. Three minutes later, youngster Anayo Iwuala spearheaded a swift break to set up Victor Mbaoma, who picked his spot from the edge of the box, handing Fatai Osho’s side a two-goal lead at the break.

Victor Mbaoma: I’ve fulfilled part of my mission in Enyimba

Victor Mbaoma has told newsmen that he has fulfilled one of his essential objectives that influenced his decision to join Enyimba of Aba last year.
Nigerian striker, Junior Ajayi scored his sixth goal of the season for Egyptian giants Al Ahly in Friday Egyptian league game against Al Nasty.

Junior Ajayi on target as Al Ahly extend unbeaten run to 15 matches

Nigerian striker, Junior Ajayi scored his sixth goal of the season for Egyptian giants Al Ahly in Friday Egyptian league game against Al Nasty.
Enyimba of Aba midfielder Austine Oladapo says he is delighted with his form in front of goal this season.

Austin Oladapo talks Enyimba targets for the season

Oladapo is one of the Aba top scorer this season with seven goals in all competitions, including five goals in the Nigeria professional football league and two others in the CAF Confederation Cup.
Former players of Super Eagles have offered to assist ex-Super Falcons and Nigeria national U-23 team coach, Kadiri Ikhana, who is suffering from a prolonged hip injury.

Kadiri Ikhana thumbs up NFF on Joseph Yobo’s appointment as Super Eagles assistant coach

Former Africa Coach of the Year, Kadiri Ikhana has given the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) thumbs up on the appointment of Joseph Yobo into the technical crew of the Super Eagles as assistant coach.
Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019-2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.

CAFCC: Enyimba gets Horoya AC in quarter-final draw

Draws for the last eight of the Competition was held on Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt and Enyimba, who finished as runners-up in Group D will continue their campaign in a tricky fixture.
Austin Oladapo

Austin Oladapo warns team-mates ahead of CAFCC quarter final

Enyimba international midfielder Austin Oladapo has warned his teammates that the quater final stage of the CAF Confederations Cup will be difficult as ever.

Emmanuel Amuneke unveiled as El Makasa manager

El Makkasa have confirmed the appointment of Emmanuel Amuneke as their new manager.
A former African Player of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke has tipped Mbwana Ally Samatta to succeed after the Tanzania national team captain completed his transfer from Belgian side Genk to Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Monday.

Emmanuel Amuneke: Mbwana Ally Samatta‘ll succeed at Aston Villa

A former African Player of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke has tipped Mbwana Ally Samatta to succeed after the Tanzania national team captain completed his transfer from Belgian side Genk to Aston Villa in the English Premier League on Monday.

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Family petitions Enugu governor, police chief over 70-year-old woman’s death

The family of one Lady Eucharia Ugwu from Itchi in the Igbo-Eze South Local Government Area of Enugu State has appealed to Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi and the Inspector-General of Police, Mr Mohammed Adamu, to order a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of the 70-year-old woman.
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NNPC targets $10 oil production cost

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has said it is looking to drive down the cost of producing a barrel of crude oil to $10 and below in oilfields across the country.

Ryan Giggs: Liverpool deserve to win title

Manchester United great Ryan Giggs says Liverpool have been "fantastic" this season and will deservedly will the Premier League.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as said that its staff in Jos Branch, on Tuesday averted what would have been another major fire disaster in the country.

MPC slashes interest rate to 12.5 percent

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Central Bank of Nigeria has reduced Monetary Policy Rate (MPR), to 12.5 per cent.
Seplat Petroleum Development Company

Seplat targets more acquisitions as shareholders get $59m dividends

Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc remains a resilient business with strong balance sheet to acquire more oil and gas assets and ensure sustainable growths and returns to shareholders.