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NPFL: Akwa United extend unbeaten run to eight games

Akwa United moved to top position in Group B of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-0 home win against Heartland at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo on Sunday.

FIBA World Cup: Nigeria’s D’Tigers draw Argentina, Korea in Group B

Nigeria’s senior men’s basketball team D’Tigers will face Argentina, Korea Republic and Russia in group B of 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo Juventus Atletico Madrid

Cristiano Ronaldo: Maybe I was signed for special champions league night

Juventus forward Cristiano Ronaldo believes he was signed by Juventus for a special champions league night after helping the Italian Champions overturned two goals deficit against Atletico to book a place in the last eight.
John Obi Mikel

Jonathan White: Mikel Obi was wrong about China

A China-based journalist, Jonathan White, has dismissed the claims by John Obi Mikel that playing in the Chinese league for players below 30 would be a waste of time and talent.
Manchester United forward Marcus Rashford is “a special, special player”, says Phil Neville, with the England international capable of being mentioned “in the same breath as Kylian Mbappe”.

Kylian Mbappe: I’ve been unable to sleep since PSG’s loss to Manchester United

Paris St-Germain striker Kylian Mbappe says he has not slept since their Champions League last-16 exit to Manchester United.
Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich crush Borussia Moenchengladbach 5-1 to join Borussia Dortmund at top

Champions Bayern Munich demolished hosts Borussia Moenchengladbach 5-1 to join leaders Borussia Dortmund at the top of the Bundesliga and reignite the title race on Saturday.
Ivan Rakitic lifts the ball over Thibaut Courtois for the game’s only goal. Juan Carlos Hidalgo-EPA

Ivan Rakitic gives Barca second “Clasico” win in four days at Real Madrid

La Liga leaders FC Barcelona won a tight and tense “Clasico’’ 1-0 at Real Madrid on Saturday.
Andres Iniesta can see no end to Lionel Messi's brilliance and believes Barcelona's record goalscorer can continue to dominate the game for many years to come.

Andres Iniesta: Lionel Messi can do whatever he wants for as long as he...

Andres Iniesta can see no end to Lionel Messi's brilliance and believes Barcelona's record goalscorer can continue to dominate the game for many years to come.
Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) took to their Twitter handle to congratulate Nigeria's Flying Eagles for picking one of the four 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup tickets after defeating Niger by a lone goal at the ongoing U-20 Africa Cup of Nations.

Poland 2019: Flying Eagles get $3,000 qualification bonus

The Nation’s U-20 team the Flying Eagles just back from Niger after participating in this year’s AFCON U-20 Nations cup have received qualification bonus of $3,000 (about N1.08million) each for picking one of the tickets to the World cup in Poland.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

Gernot Rohr to overlook Mikel Obi, Victor Moses for Seychelles, Egypt tie

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr may leave out the duo of John Mikel Obi and Victor Moses for the March 23 Africa Cup of Nations game against Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba Delta State, according to reports.
Chelsea assistant coach Gianfranco Zola says Monday's FA Cup tie with Manchester United marks the start of a crucial period in their stuttering season.

Gianfranco Zola likens Maurizio Sarri’s Chelsea struggle to Pep Guardiola’s at Manchester City

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri is still adapting to the Premier League but will not compromise on his style of play, much like Pep Guardiola did at Manchester City when he first arrived in England, the London club’s assistant Coach Gianfranco Zola, said.
Dani Alves said Paris Saint-Germain have to win the Champions League once and for all this season following their first-leg victory over Manchester United in the last 16.

Dani Alves: It’s time for PSG to lose Champions League virginity

Dani Alves said Paris Saint-Germain have to win the Champions League once and for all this season following their first-leg victory over Manchester United in the last 16.
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Lobi Stars hold Wydad Casablanca to a stalemate in Morocco

Nigeria Champions Lobi Stars forced Wydad Casablanca to a goalless draw in the CAF Champions League Group A encounter played in Rabat, Morocco on Tuesday.
Alex Iwobi

Alex Iwobi goal earns Arsenal rare away win over Huddersfield

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi find the back of net for Arsenal as they overcome strugglers Huddersfield 2-1 in a Premier League game at the John Smith’s stadium on Saturday.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar looks on during the French Cup round of 32 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Strasbourg (RCS) at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on January 23, 2019. (Photo by FRANCK FIFE / AFP)

PSG sweat over Neymar as Henry gets pushed aside by Monaco

Paris Saint-Germain are hoping Neymar’s prayers are answered after the runaway Ligue 1 leaders’ talisman suffered a fresh metatarsal injury just weeks from their huge Champions clash with Manchester United.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: Enyimba clash a fresh start for MFM FC

The Olukoya Boys would be hoping for a positive result when they tackle the former Nigerian champions in Aba as thee Nigeria Professional Football League kickoff across various venues.

Gombe United NPFL promotion excites coach Ladan Bosso

Gombe United chief coach Ladan Bosso says he’s delighted to help the Savannah Scorpions secure promotion back to the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The UEFA Champions League football cup is displayed prior to the draw for the round of 16 of the UEFA Champions League football tournament at the UEFA headquarters in Nyon on December 17, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI - AFP)

Liverpool to face Bayern in Champions League round of 16

The UEFA Champions League last-16 draw held on Monday in Nyon delivered some fantastic matchups this season. Some of the biggest teams in Europe will face tough challenges to get to the next stage of the competition.

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Central bank mulls extension of payment system vision to 2030

With just one year to the Payment System Vision (PSV) 2020, the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has disclosed that it has commenced a review of the project, just as it hinted of plan to set new targets under a refreshed version tagged PSV 2030.
Mary Uduk - The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has urged investors with multiple shareholding accounts to regularise such before December 31, 2019.

SEC awaits MTN’s application to list on NSE

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Friday said it was still awaiting the formal application of telecommunication giant, MTN to list its shares on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

WAEC accuses MURIC’s Ishaq Akintola of disrupting exams registration

The West African Examinations Council has accused the Director of the Muslim Rights Concern, Prof. Ishaq Akinola, of disrupting the registration for its examinations in some schools.

Baseball: Nigeria qualify for second stage of Olympic Africa qualifiers

Nigeria’s quest to make it to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games for the Baseball event is on track.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

Why President Buhari didn’t campaign for APC after his re-election – aide

The Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, has said the president did not campaign for his party, the APC after his re-election because “he wanted to leave the people to express their will”.