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Despite reports of an Ebola Virus out-break in their country, Nigeria’s Super Eagles are fully focussed on their upcoming friendly against the Leopards.
Leicester City midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has recovered "faster than expected" from a hamstring injury and will soon join Nigeria's full World Cup training, an official said Thursday.
Skipper Mikel Obi, Chelsea star Victor Moses as well as Israel-based midfielder John Ogu are the three players still being expected in the Super Eagles World Cup training camp in Uyo, officials have disclosed.
The Nigeria Police Force, Akwa Ibom Command, says it will deploy 424 police personnel to ensure adequate security of life and property during the international friendly between Super Eagles and Atletico Madrid.
Ex-Super Eagles and Spanish La Liga star, Mutiu Adepoju, has described as commendable, the decision of MultiChoice Nigeria to bring LaLiga giants, Atletico Madrid, to Nigeria for the maiden edition of the GOtv MAX Cup.
Spanish LaLiga giants and 2017/2018 UEFA Europa League finalists Atletico Madrid will be in Nigeria for the first time to face the home-based Super Eagles in the GOtv Max Cup.
Enyimba will face Benin Republic’s Energie FC in the first round of the CAF Confederation Cup after the modest side secured a shocking 2-1 aggregate win against Haifa of Guinea in the preliminary round.
Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba insists his side will overturn their first leg deficit against Banjul Hawks of Gambia when both teams clash in the second leg of their CAF Confederation Cup tie in Bakau on Wednesday.
Akwa United FC began their CAF Confederation Cup campaign in Uyo on a losing note on Sunday, by felling 1-2 in the first round, first leg match against Hawks of Gambia.
Mr Paul Bassey, Chairman, Akwa United FC of Uyo, has urged the players to sustain the club’s winning tempo against their Gambian opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup encounter in Uyo.
Akwa United dominated home team Go Round but they failed to put away the many chances they created, according to coach Abdu Maikaba.
Akwa United coach, Abdu Maikaba, expects a tough duel against Go Round FC in Wednesday’s Nigeria Professional Football League matchday-two fixture.
Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has promised players of Enugu Rangers a special bonus of N1m, apart from their normal bonus, for every home or away win in the 2018 /19 NPFL season which kicks off this weekend.
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Seme Command in Badagry, says it has destroyed expired and seized medicaments in its warehouse with a Duty Paid Value (DVP) of N102.4 million.
An Iranian defence lawyer has been arrested after claiming a man executed this week for killing three policemen was innocent, Iran’s Fars news agency said Wednesday.
Some traders operating within the premises of Oja Oba market in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State capital, have lost property worth about N150 million to fire.
The Sickle Cell Support Network, an NGO, says Nigeria records about 150,000 sickle cell births annually but 75 per cent of this number never get to see their fifth birthday.
Senate President Bukola Saraki has canvassed for the support of Russia in the drive towards eradicating the new terrorism challenge facing Nigeria.
Stephan Lichtsteiner has acknowledged that it is "practically impossible" to stop Neymar throughout an entire match, describing him as one of the "best and most complete" forwards in the game, but Switzerland coach Vladimir Petkovic nevertheless insists his team are determined to beat Brazil when they meet at the World Cup on Sunday.
The Zamfara State Police Command has confirmed the death of 10 people following the attack in Dutsen-Wake and Oho Village in Birnin-Magaji local government area of the state.
The hospital says it is still carrying out investigations since last week it happened, but negligence is suspected.
Former Chairman of Justice Must Prevail Party (JMPP), Dr Sarah Jibrin, has called for the fusion of new Democracy Day and Handing-Over ceremony with Independence Anniversary programme every year.
Brazil’s President Michel Temer has expressed his best wishes for Nigeria’s Super Eagles at the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.