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World Cup: You need Obafemi Martins’ fire power – Joseph Yobo tells Gernot Rohr

Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo has urged the national team coach, Gernot Rohr, to consider Obafemi Martins as an option as the count down to the FIFA World Cup tournament continues.

Odion Ighalo: African players should storm China for money

Former Watford striker Odion Ighalo has been pleasantly surprised by the quality of football in China and says that he would encourage other players to make the move, Hertfordshire Mercury reports.

Odion Ighalo: Chinese Super League ‘tougher and stronger’ than expected

Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo says the Chinese Super League has proved to be tougher than he expected following his move from English Premier league side Watford.

Why I cried at CAF Awards – Asisat Oshoala

Three-time African Player of the Year for women, Asisat Oshoala, has explained why she went emotional with tears Thursday night in Accra, Ghana, venue of the Aiteo CAF Awards.

Tevez scores but Shenhua thrashed in Shanghai derby

“Overweight” Carlos Tevez climbed off the bench and scored just his third Chinese league goal but could not prevent Shanghai Shenhua getting hammered 6-1 at rivals Shanghai SIPG on Saturday.

WCQ: We are condemned to beat Cameroon – Mikel

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has said the national team has no option than to defeat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon in Friday’s World Cup qualifying game in Uyo if the Nigerian flag is to be hoisted in Russia 2018.

I’d rather play in China than warm the bench elsewhere – Ighalo

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo says he chose to move to the Chinese League from the English Premier League in order to get enough game time.

Osaze eyes Super Eagles, Europe return

Indonesia-based Osaze Odemwingie has not ruled out a return to European football when the Asian country’s Premier League season ends in November.

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Ibrahim Magu warns BDC operators to be wary of politicians’ excesses

The Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu has cautioned Bureau de Change operators in the country against aiding corrupt practices of some politicians.

UN spends $70 million on humanitarian assistance in North-East

The United Nations (UN) Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (COHA) has spent 70 million dollars in providing humanitarian assistance in the north-eastern states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.

House of Reps raise alarm over $300 million shipping companies debt to federal government

The House of Representatives on Thursday raised alarm over how indigenous shipping companies are shortchanging the Federal government of revenue to the tune of over 300 million dollars.

Lawyers ask judge to hands off corruption case involving Jonathan’s ex-aide

The defence counsel has asked the judge to recuse himself from the corruption trial of Waripamo-Owei Dudafa, a former domestic aide of former President Goodluck Jonathan.