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Rivers United reacts to FIFA’s transfer ban

Nigeria professional football league side Rivers United said they are ready to dialogue with World Football Governing Body FIFA, following the transfer ban imposed on them.
MFM Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has stated that his side still has a lot of work to do following their 1-0 loss to Enugu Rangers on Sunday.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: I abandoned ‘Okada’ business for coaching

Heartland FC gaffer Fidelis Ilechukwu has revealed the reason why he left motorcycle business, popularly known as Okada to become a football coach.
Inter have confirmed all medical tests carried out on its playing, coaching and management staff returned negative results.

Inter confirm all players, coaches returned negative coronavirus tests

Inter have confirmed all medical tests carried out on its playing, coaching and management staff returned negative results.
Azubuike Okechukwu has joined Turkish Super Lig side Istanbul Basaksehir on a season-long loan from Egyptian club Pyramids FC.

Azubuike Okechukwu: I’m good enough to earn Super Eagles call up

Nigerian international, Azubuike Okechukwu, is confident that he is good enough to break into the Super Eagles and will continue to push for it.
Management of Abia Warriors FC of Umuahia has confirmed that Charles Tambe who was shot by hoodlums on Friday morning in Ibadan is in a stable condition.

Abia Warriors goalkeeper Charles Tambe discharged from hospital

Fears of a long stay in the hospital for Abia Warriors goalkeeper, Charles Tambe, has been effectively doused.
Plateau United goalkeeper Chinedu Anozie has donated the sum of Twenty thousand naira (N20,000) to his fans to help in this difficult time.

Plateau United goalkeeper donates isolation cash to fans

Plateau United goalkeeper Chinedu Anozie has donated the sum of Twenty thousand naira (N20,000) to his fans to help in this difficult time.
Enyimba Football Club can announce that midfielder Ekundayo Ojo has been abducted by gunmen along the Benin-Owo expressway.

N2.5 million paid as ransom for release of abducted Nigerian league players

Dayo Ojo and Benjamin Iluyomade were abducted on Sunday alongthe Benin-Owo expressway as they journeyed to Akure following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League amid concerns over the global pandemic, Covid-19, but were later released four days later.

Plateau United goalkeeper wants club crowned if league fails to finish

Plateau United goalkeeper Dele Ajiboye has stated that the Nigeria Professional Football League title be handed to league leaders Plateau united FC of Jos if the League is unable to continue due to the Covid-19 pandemic which has forced a compulsory bream of four weeks for now.
Players of the Nigerian Professional football league side, Dakkada FC have lamented what the coronavirus outbreak has caused them and how the club has refused to pay the players to proceed on the break.

NPFL: Dakkada FC players stranded in Uyo over unpaid allowances

Players of the Nigerian Professional football league side, Dakkada FC have lamented what the coronavirus outbreak has caused them and how the club has refused to pay the players to proceed on the break.
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.

Nigeria directives on coronavirus alters NFF investigative panel’s work plan

The directives of the Federal Government on the raging coronavirus outbreak has altered the work plan of the investigative panel set up by the Nigeria Football Federation on the death of Nasarawa United FC player, Chineme Martins.
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 calls for prayers against deaths, kidnappings of players

Nigeria Football Federation on Monday called on all members of the country’s football family including stakeholders to pray hard in view of recent deaths and kidnappings of football players which have caused serious concern in the polity.
Lionel Messi reportedly held heated talks with Barcelona’s assistant manager after the latter’s behaviour during their El Clasico loss to Real Madrid on Sunday night.

Barcelona in talks with Lionel Messi, others to take pay cut

FC Barcelona have been talking to their big stars, including Lionel Messi, to consider a pay cut following the spread of the deadly virus that has stopped the game in Spain.
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 mourns late Ifeanyi George, Emmanuel Ogbu

The Nigeria Football Federation has commiserate with Rangers international of Enugu over the death of the players Ifeanyi George and Emmanuel Ogbu.
The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.

MFM FC, Gateway Utd console Enugu Rangers over death of Ifeanyi George

The management of Gateway United FC have condoled with Enugu Rangers over the demise of their player Ifeanyi George who passed on on Sunday after a fatal accident in company of his colleagues.
Enyimba Football Club can announce that midfielder Ekundayo Ojo has been abducted by gunmen along the Benin-Owo expressway.

Enyimba confirm abduction of players by gunmen, caution media

Enyimba Football Club can announce that midfielder Ekundayo Ojo has been abducted by gunmen along the Benin-Owo expressway.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

NPFL: Heartland boss urges players to shun street football after league suspension

Heartland boss Fidelis Ilechukwu has blamed the center referee for his team‘s narrow defeat to Jigawa golden stars on Wednesday.
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NPFL: Plateau United coach celebrates 10-game unbeaten run

Plateau United coach Abdul Maikaba is excited after his side stretched their unbeaten run in the current league season to 10 games following Wednesday’s 2-1 win over Kwara united FC at the New Jos stadium to maintain it leadership of the NPFL.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Lobi Stars coach admits setback in NPFL title race

Lobi Stars FC coach Gbenga Ogunbote has admitted that his side have suffered a setback in the race for the Premier league title after a slump in result with just one win recorded in the last 5 premier league games.

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Jose Mourinho: Referees are now in the office, not pitch

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho on Thursday questioned the point of having referees on the pitch, saying VAR was bad for the game.
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Napoli to seal Victor Osimhen’s transfer next week

Napoli remains in pole position to sign Super Eagles striker Victor Osimhen, despite returning to France without signing a contract with the club.
The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, says restriction measures like social distancing, and wearing of face masks need to continue during the period of Ramadan, which is around the corner.

PTF: No time frame for train service resumption

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 on Thursday said the rail station would implement COVID-19 protocol similar to the airports before resumption of train service in order to tackle COVID-19 pandemic.
South Sudanese President Salva Kiir arrives for talks at the African Union aimed at forming a power-sharing government ahead of a February 22 deadline, in Addis Ababa on February 08, 2020. (Photo by MICHAEL TEWELDE - AFP)

South Sudan leader urged to appoint women leaders

South Sudanese women activists are urging President Salva Kiir to revoke the appointments of state governors in order to include women’s representatives in accordance with the provisions of the revitalised peace agreement.
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Jos ICAN elects new executives

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Jos and District Society has elected Julius Dooiyor as Chairman for a second term in office.