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Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Omonia Nicosia shop for Francis Uzoho’s replacement

Cypriot professional football club side, Athletic Club Omonia Nicosia, is already looking for a replacement for Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, who is facing an extended lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee.
Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after making his Super Eagles debut during the high profile friendly between Nigeria and Brazil which ended 1-1 inside the National Stadium in Singapore at the weekend.

Super Eagles debut delights Maduka Okoye

Maduka Okoye has expressed delight after making his Super Eagles debut during the high profile friendly between Nigeria and Brazil which ended 1-1 inside the National Stadium in Singapore at the weekend.
The Turkish public and political elite have largely thrown their support behind the country's forces fighting in northern Syria, standing in defiance against voices in the international community condemning Ankara's operation in the region.

EU to consider steps against Turkey for Syria offensive

European Union (EU) foreign ministers are expected on Monday to discuss the bloc’s response to Turkey’s military incursion into northern Syria, with the possibility of sanctions and an EU-wide arms embargo on the table.
Roberto Martinez’ side have an unassailable Belgium became the first team to qualify for Euro 2020 as Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino over third-place Cyprus in Group I.

Belgium become first country to qualify for Euro 2020

Belgium became the first team to qualify for Euro 2020 as Romelu Lukaku scored twice in a 9-0 thrashing of San Marino.

Saudi Arabia approves e-visa, visa on arrival for 49 countries — full list

Despite seeming close ties, Nigeria is not on Saudi Arabia’s index of 49 countries whose citizens will be able to get e-visa online as well as visa on arrival.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Ahmed Musa, Kelechi Iheanacho out as Gernot Rohr invites 23 players for Brazil friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has unveiled his 23-man list for the friendly match against five-time world champions, Brazil.
Peter Rufai

Peter Rufai: Don’t blame Gernot Rohr for lack of top class goalkeepers in Super...

Following recent struggles for Super Eagles boss, Gernot Rohr to pick a first-choice goalkeeper for the team, former national team hero, Peter Rufai, has blamed it on lack of proper football development rather than on the German.
Bakary Sako has joined Cypriot First Division outfit Pafos for the 2019-20 season.

Former Crystal Palace attacker Bakary Sako joins Cypriot outfit Pafos

Bakary Sako has joined Cypriot First Division outfit Pafos for the 2019-20 season.
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Super Eagles squad storm Dnipro ahead Ukraine friendly

William Troost-Ekong and Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the Super Eagles into Dnipro, Ukraine today (Saturday) ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the nation’s national team.
William Troost-Ekong

Ukraine Friendly: William Troost-Ekong, Oghenekaro Etebo lead Super Eagles to Dnipro

Italy–based defender William Ekong and England–based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ playing body into Dnipro, Ukraine, on Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team.
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

Ukraine friendly: Super Eagles to depart for Kyiv September 6

Ahead of their September 10 international friendly against Ukraine, the Super Eagles will on September 6th depart Nigeria for the Ukrainian capital Kyiv.
A British teenager who accused seven Israelis of gang rape covers her face with a hood as she leaves the Famagusta District Court in Paralimni in eastern Cyprus, after a hearing session on August 27, 2019. – Initially, the 19-year-old woman had alleged that 12 Israelis gang raped her at the hotel where she was staying in the popular Ayia Napa resort on July 17. (Photo by Iakovos Hatzistavrou / AFP)

British teen pleads not guilty in Cyprus rape claim trial

A British teenager accused of falsely claiming she was gang raped by 12 Israeli tourists in Cyprus pleaded not guilty to causing public mischief on Tuesday.
Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Plateau United have announced the signings of 12 new players ahead of the 2019-20 NPFL season which kicks off on September 22.

Plateau United sign Ghanaian goalkeeper, eleven other new players

Former Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions, Plateau United, have announced the signings of 12 new players ahead of the 2019/20 NPFL season which kicks off on September 22.
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has accused Samir Nasri of being a bully and declared he'll never respect the Frenchman as a player.

Emmanuel Frimpong hits out at ‘bully’ Samir Nasri

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has accused Samir Nasri of being a bully and declared he'll never respect the Frenchman as a player.

Nursing, midwifery council licenses 205 new members

Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria (NMCN) has inducted 205 graduates of nursing and midwifery from foreign institutions who have completed their adaptation programme to practice nursing in Nigeria.
Israeli suspects cover their faces with their shirts as they arrive at the Famagusta courthouse in Paralamni, Cyprus, July 26, 2019 (AP Photo-Petros Karadjias)

Rape allegation: Israeli tourists freed in Cyprus, British complainant arrested

Israeli Foreign Ministry spokesman on Monday confirmed that seven young Israeli tourists arrested on suspicion of raping a 19-year-old British woman in Cyprus have been freed and returned to Israel.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano settles N2 billion tuition fees for foreign students

Kano State Government has settled over N2 billion outstanding fees of its students in El-Razi University in Sudan.
On Saturday, the Super Falcons lost 3-0 to Germany in the Round of 16 but refused to leave their Mecure Hotel in protest over their unpaid bonuses and other outstanding payments.

Shehu Dikko: NFF have paid Super Falcons’ entitlements

Shehu Dikko, the second vice-president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has denied an allegation that they owed the women's team outstanding bonuses and allowances

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Jose Mourinho has praised the work being done by Lille coach Christophe Galtier in developing young players including Nigeria international Victor Osimhen.

French Ligue 1: Victor Osimhen wins player of the month

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been named the French Ligue 1 player for the month of September.
Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.

Asisat Oshoala shines Barcelona thrash Minsk in Women’s Champions League

Asisat Oshoala was on target while Emuidzhi Oghiabekhva failed to save Minsk from a 5-0 humiliation at the hands of Barcelona in a Women's Champions League Round of 16 game on Thursday.
Action Against Hunger

Group tasks SBCC on malnutrition eradication in Jigawa

The Jigawa office of Action Against Hunger, a non-governmental organization has organized a one-week training for nutrition champions comprised of WDC, CSO, religious and community leaders, and the media.

NAICOM’s industry portal goes live next year

A portal of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) that will integrate all insurance transactions in the insurance industry into a single hub will go live next year, its Acting Commissioner, Mr Sunday Thomas said on Thursday.
Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.

Ogun pupils get educational facilities from donors

Ogun State government had received over eleven thousand educational materials from corporate bodies, as part of their annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) to the society.