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Defending champions the Olympic Eagles of Nigeria got off their campaign at the 2019 U-23 Africa Cup of Nations on a dour note following a 1-0 loss to Cote d’Ivoire at the Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, on Saturday evening.

NFF fines Bayelsa Queens FC for pitch encroachment and covid-19 breach

Three weeks ago, when the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL) fined Bayelsa Queens of Yenagoa N2.5million and banished the team to the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, Imo State for their next home game scheduled for March 3, it acted based on violations of the club in their league fixture against the Edo Queens FC counterparts.
Heartland FC Head Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu his two assistants alongside Team Manager were involved in a ghastly motor accident on the Benin-Asaba expressway while returning to Owerri, the Imo State capital on Monday.

Heartland coaches, team manager cheat death in motor accident

Heartland FC Head Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu his two assistants alongside Team Manager were involved in a motor accident on the Benin-Asaba expressway while returning to Owerri, the Imo State capital on Monday.
The Engr. Chidi Ibeh-led Ohanaeze Ndigbo, on Sunday, announced a shutdown of the national secretariat of the apex Igbo socio-cultural organization.

Ohanaeze Ndigbo faction ‘shuts down’ Enugu secretariat

“Having said that, I am calling on my purported elected elder brother, Prof. George Obiozor to begin to see issues and accept the position which we have given him here as the chairman, Elders’ Council of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, that is his due place; they say give honour to whom honour is due. He is my revered elder brother whom I love and respect and he has the capacity to drive that elders’ council,” he stated.
Akwa United coach Kennedy Boboye is hoping the Nigerian football league season is not cancelled.

Akwa United boss concerned about team’s attack

Akwa United FC boss Kennedy Boboye wants his players to rediscover their killer instincts ahead of the Heartland FC game at Dan Anyiam Stadium this weekend.
Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.

Heartland end winless run in derby game vs Enyimba

Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday in Abuja, urged Nigerians of Igbo extraction to support Prof. George Obiozor to fulfil his mandate as the new President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo.

APC rallies support for new Ohaneze Ndigbo president-general

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday in Abuja, urged Nigerians of Igbo extraction to support Prof. George Obiozor to fulfil his mandate as the new President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo.
Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Minister unveils plans to revive Obafemi Awolowo stadium

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says plans are underway to resuscitate the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.
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.

Why we need stadium in each Imo local councils – governor

Imo state governor Emeka Ihedioha Thursday defended the construction of a stadium in each of the twenty-seven local government areas of the state.
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 criticised over plans to build 27 stadiums

An Owerri-based lawyer, Emperor Iwuala, has faulted plans by Governor Emeka Ihedioha of Imo to build 27 stadiums across the state.
Imo Chapter of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has called on the state governor-elect, Mr Emeka Ihedioha, to carry the youth along when he is sworn-in.

Governor Ihedioha: Rochas Okorocha degraded Imo institutions

Gov. Emeka Ihedioha of Imo, says ex-Gov. Rochas Okorocha’s administration degraded most institutions in Imo.

Pregnant woman, 9 others injured during stampede at Governor Ihedioha’s inauguration

At least 10 people, including a pregnant woman, were injured from stampede during Imo Gov. Emeka Ihedioha’s inauguration on Wednesday in Owerri.

Emeka Ihedioha sworn in as Imo governor

He was sworn in at the Dan Anyiam Stadium in Owerri, by the Chief Judge of the state, Paschal Nnadi
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APC: Action Alliance planning to disrupt Imo presidential rally

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressive Congress, APC, has raised the alarm over an alleged plans by none party members to cause crisis at the Tuesday, January 29, 2019 scheduled presidential rally at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, in Owerri, Imo State.
The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.

Imo AA guber candidate flags off campaign, endorses President Buhari

The Action Alliance (AA) Governorship candidate in Imo, Mr Uche Nwosu, on Friday flagged off his campaign for the March 2, election with a pledge to endorse President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Three injured as crisis erupts at APC rally in Owerri

A rally organised on Saturday by the All Progressives Congress at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri, Imo State suffered a crisis.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-4

Aisha Buhari urges women, youths to protect your votes

The Wife of the President and leader of the Presidential Campaign team for women and youths, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has advised Nigerian women and youths not to leave the polling booths after voting on the election day but wait until the votes are counted and recorded.
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Governor Okorocha’s wife gives houses, cash to Imo women

Wife of the Imo State governor, Mrs. Nkechi Okorocha, has promised to make this year’s August Women Meeting memorable for participants.

Governor Okorocha: President Buhari has shown enough love for Igbo

Imo State Governor Rochas Okorocha has said that the “Igbo love President Buhari. What he is doing in Igboland has touched the Igbos. Let him know we love him and that in 2015, Igbo people played bad Politics, because the Igbos never believed in Buhari but in 2019 Igbo will vote massively for Mr. President.

LMC to suspend NPFL referees for poor officiating

The League Management Company (LMC) have recommended the suspension of some match officials who officiated in five match day 14 fixtures from further officiating matches in the Nigeria Professional Football League pending full investigation into their performances.

Ramson Madu: No grudges against Heartland over my suspension

Suspended Heartland coach Ramson Madu says he has no hard feelings for the club after he was asked to step aside following their poor start to the campaign.

Heartland coach Ramson Madu expects tough NPFL match against Akwa United

Heartland head coach Ramson Madu is expecting a tough match against Akwa United on Sunday.

LMC suspends Heartland’s Dan Anyiam Stadium

The League Management Company have placed two weeks suspension on four stadia in the Nigeria Professional Football League for poor playing pitches but they will be allowed to return to the stadia after satisfactory inspection from the league body’s officials.

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The communiqué, which was signed by NYCN President, Comrade Solomon Adodo and Secretary, Suleiman Musa, further called for support from youths and other stakeholders in the region for Buhari and Akpabio.

Niger Delta: President Buhari has surpassed all past presidents – NYCN

National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) on Sunday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has surpassed all past Presidents of the country in the development of the Niger Delta region.
Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.

Edinson Cavani offered £50K pay rise to stay at Manchester United

Manchester United plan to keep Edinson Cavani at Old Trafford for the 2021-22 season by offering the striker a wage increase of £50,000, according to reports.

Federal pensioners pull out of pensions union

The crisis among pensioners on Sunday got messier as Federal Civil Service Pensioners (FCSP) finally opted out of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) over alleged denial of the branch’s rights and privileges.
David Moyes fears West Ham’s slim hopes of Champions League football could be affected further by Manchester United forced to field weakened teams.

David Moyes lashes out at Premier League chiefs over Manchester United decision

The Hammers boss – whose men were beaten by Everton – has called on the Premier League to explain the questions surrounding the integrity of the competition being affected with United’s 3-1 win at Aston Villa their first of three games in five games.
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APC needs credible candidate to win Anambra election – aspirant

Chief George Moghalu, the All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirant in Anambra, says electing a credible candidate is critical for the party to capture power in the state.

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The highly infectious variant of the novel coronavirus that is predominant in the United Kingdom may be up to 70 percent more deadly than previous strains, according to a report by the government’s scientific advisers.

Nigeria records no coronavirus death for third consecutive day

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirmed 30 new cases in its update for May 8, 2021.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christain Church of God, RCCG, Pastor Enoch Adeboye has expressed concerns over the attack on monarchs in Ekiti State.

General Babangida condoles with Pastor Adeboye over son’s death

Former Head of State, General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida, IBB, (retd), Sunday, commiserated with the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye over the death of his son, Dare.
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Zamfara APC doles out 400 cattle to members for Sallah

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara has commenced distribution of 400 cattle to its members for Sallah celebration.
Primero Transport Services Ltd., operator of the Lagos Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) may withdraw its services on May 25, due to logistics problems and other issues, an authoritative source disclosed on Friday.

BRT operator: Why we sacked over 300 drivers in one year

Primero Transport Services Limited, operator of the Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) in Lagos, said that it had sacked no fewer than 300 drivers in the past year, to ensure the safety of its commuters.
Chairman, OGSIEC, Mr. Babatunde Osibodu and other stakeholders during the official flag-off ceremony of the political activities for Local Government election in Abeokuta,

Ogun rolls out guidelines, timetable for council poll

Ogun Independent Electoral Commission has rolled out guidelines for political parties and candidates aspiring to contest in the state local government election.