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Select Sports targets kits deals with LMC, more NPFL clubs after Rangers success

Enugu Rangers’ kits manufacturers Select Sports seek more business deals with NPFL clubs and League Management Company (LMC) – organisers of NPFL
VAR Video Assistant Referee

UEFA Champions League to use VAR from knockout stages

UEFA will fast-track the implementation of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) for the knockout stages of its Champions League this season, its president, Aleksander Ceferin, said on Monday.

CAF strips Cameroon of AFCON 2019 hosting rights

The Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) has stripped Cameroon of the hosting rights for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

NOC takes annual general meeting to Yola

The Annual General meeting of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), has been scheduled for December 20, 2018, in Yola, Adamawa state.

Gernot Rohr: Door still open for Mikel Obi, others to make 2019 AFCON squad

Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has said that the door is open for Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel to be included in the Super Eagles squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.
President Buhari declares open 41st Conference and 73rd Executive Committee session of African Parliamentary Union (APU) in Abuja on 8th Nov 2018 4

Muhammadu Buhari tasks APU to evolve new strategies to tackle terrorism, banditry

President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the African Parliamentary Union (APU) to develop fresh strategies that can assist governments confront the menace of terrorism, armed banditry and other organised crimes.

Lobi Stars, Kano Pillars, others for Gold Cup tourney

CAF Champions League flag bearers, Lobi Stars, Kano Pillars, MFM FC and Sunshine Stars are among the 10 teams that will participate in the 6th edition of the Gold Cup Pre-season Tournament.

White House joins calls for WADA reform

A White House summit on doping in sports on Wednesday called for the embattled World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to enact reforms and provide stronger leadership in the fight for clean sports.

APC: Why Ibikunle Amosun lost out in bid to have Ibikunle Akinlade as governorship...

The All Progressives Congress has explained why the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, lost out in the bid to have his preferred aspirant, Adekunle Akinlade, emerge as the state’s governorship candidate.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

Ebonyi spends $140,000 on new fertiliser plant

In its efforts to further boost Agro inputs for farmers in the State and beyond, the Ebonyi State Government has launched an additional 40 Metric Tonnes per hour fertilizer plant to complement the existing one in the State at the cost $140,000.

NFF: Football enthusiasts rejoice with Amaju Pinnick on his re-election

Some football enthusiasts have congratulated Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), saying it was a deserved victory.

Gianni Infantino congratulates Amaju Pinnick on re-election as NFF President

Gianni Infantino, President of World Football ruling body, FIFA, has sent a congratulatory message to Amaju Pinnick on his re-election as the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).

Court stops Governor Yari’s APC faction from parading itself as state’s executive

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered all parties in the disputed Congresses of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State to maintain status quo pending the determination of the suit filed by aggrieved members of the party led by Alhaji Sirajo Garba.
Hapoel Beer Sheva midfielder, John Ogu, is delighted to have captained the Super Eagles in Tuesday’s exhibition game against Liberia that had President, George Weah feature for 79 minutes in the encounter

George Weah: Nigerian football a model

The President of the Republic of Liberia, George Oppong Weah, has hailed Nigeria as a great and worthy ally in national development and also described Nigerian football as a model that he would want his country to follow.

PDP inaugurates 19-member caretaker committee for Anambra

In a move aimed towards resolving outstanding issues and re-positioning the party for the 2019 elections, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has set up a new caretaker Executive Committee to pilot the affairs of the party in Anambra State.

2019: Kano APC adopts direct primaries

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State has adopted direct primaries for the 2019 general elections.

APC: NEC adopted direct primaries for all elections

The National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress on Friday said it adopted direct primaries for all elections and not just some.
5 Buhari, Osinbajo, others attend APC NEC meeting

APC explains NEC’s resolutions on primary election process

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has clarified the controversy surrounding the mode of primary election for the general polls in 2019.

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Mo Salah named BBC African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool superstar Mohamed Salah has become the fourth player to be named the BBC African Footballer of the Year a second time, making history for club and country in doing so.

Marcus Rashford: Manchester United aren’t underdogs at Liverpool

Marcus Rashford insists Manchester United do not head to Liverpool as underdogs, and that Jose Mourinho is a winner.

Federal government moves to address incessant strike by medical workers

The Federal Government is taking a move to address the issue of incessant strikes by Medical Workers; as the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, promised on Friday that the government will consider their requests.
Francis Meshioye

Francis Meshioye: There is nothing negative about Ogboni fraternity

The Reformed Ogboni Fraternity says its ultimate objective is to promote good values, discipline and justice in the society.
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Premier League calls on fans to behave after incidents of abuse

The Premier League published a message to fans on Friday calling on them to support their teams in the right way following recent incidents of abuse that have blighted the game.