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Unai Emery reveals why he blames Nicolas Pepe for Arsenal defeat

Former Paris Saint-Germain and Sevilla manager Emery admitted that Pepe miss would have been the turning point in the game in the Premier League fixture against Sheffield United.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

Imama Amapakabo optimistic as Olympic Eagles resume training ahead U-23 AFCON title defence

Coach Imama Amapakabo has put behind the pains of the Super Eagles B failure to secure the 2020 CHAN ticket, and has now focused on the Olympic Eagles’ title defence at the 2019 U-23 AFCON billed for Egypt next month.

French tourist recounts sleeping with 1,400 African girls, impregnating 600 in six countries

A French tourist has admitted impregnating more than 600 women in six African countries within two years. Forty-year-old Jean Michel made the revelation on an online news site “Africa24”.

Headies: Burna Boy, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage, others battle for Artiste of the Year award

Five top Nigerian artistes have been nominated in the Artiste of the Year category for this year’s Headies award
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Daniel Levy willing to sell Tottenham 26-year-old at major loss in January

The right-back, 26, has admitted he came close to leaving White Hart Lane in the summer and his future is up in the air ahead of the January window.
Serge Aurier will miss Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League quarter-final first leg game against Manchester City on Tuesday due to injury.

Report: Tottenham plan to block Serge Aurier transfer

Tottenham Hotspur are reportedly going to prevent Serge Aurier from leaving the club in the January transfer window.
Parma have announced Ivory Coast international Gervinho has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2022.

Former Arsenal forward commits to Parma until 2022

Parma have announced Ivory Coast international Gervinho has signed a contract extension, keeping him at the club until 2022.
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Thomas Dennerby officially resigns as Super Falcons coach

Swedish coach Thomas Dennerby has officially resigned from his position with the Super Falcons after a dispute with the Nigeria Football Federation saw him stay away from the team for the last month.
Enyimba have been dumped out of CAF Champions League by Sudan’s Al–Hilal after a 1-0 victory in Omdurman on Sunday.

Caf Confed Cup: Enyimba, Rangers get favourable draws

Nigeria’s surviving clubs in this year’s Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) club competition, Enyimba International of Aba and Enugu Rangers International received favourable draws in the Confederation Cup play-offs pairings held in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday.
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Ghana joins Nigeria as big guns miss out on Tokyo Olympics

Ghana joined Nigeria as the high profile names to get knocked out of the 2020 CAF Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament, following their 1-0 defeat to Kenya on Tuesday.
Nigeria Football Federation board member Ibrahim Gusau has confirmed the resignation of the head coach of Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby.

NFF confirm Thomas Dennerby’s resignation as Super Falcons head coach

Nigeria Football Federation board member Ibrahim Gusau has confirmed the resignation of the head coach of Super Falcons Thomas Dennerby.
The Super Falcons are bidding to return to the Women's Olympics next year in Tokyo after failing their last two attempts, for London 2012 and Rio 2016.

Olympic qualifier: Falcons, Female Elephants hit Lagos

Reigning African champions, Nigeria’s Super Falcons and the Female Elephants of Ivory Coast, yesterday, arrived in Lagos for the return leg of their third round Africa qualifier for the 2020 Olympic Women’s football event scheduled for the Agege Stadium in Lagos, tomorrow.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Martin Keown: Lille ‘laughing all the way to the bank’ following Nicolas Pepe’s £72m...

Martin Keown has reckons Lille will be ‘laughing all the way to the bank’ having extracted £72 million from Arsenal for the transfer of Nicolas Pepe.
Ex Golden eaglet captain, Isaac Promise, 31, is dead.

Ex-Golden Eaglet skipper passes on

Ex Golden eaglet captain, Isaac Promise, 31, is dead.
Arsenal forward Nicolas Pepe has revealed the club's aims for the 2019-20 season.

Arsenal’s Unai Emery admits £72 million price tag brings added ‘pressure’ to record signing...

Arsenal boss Unai Emery admits Nicolas Pepe’s club-record £72m price tag brings added ‘pressure’ following his early season struggles.
Nigeria U23 team, first choice goalkeeper Abubakar Adamu, has downplayed the rivalry among the invited goalkeepers in the Eagles B camp, ahead of this weekend’s CHAN 2020 qualifier against Togo.

Nigeria, South Africa to clash in 2020 Olympics football qualifying

Nigeria and South Africa were placed in the same group when the draw for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games qualifying tournament was made Wednesday in Egyptian city Alexandria.

Headies 2019: Burna Boy, Teni, Adekunle Gold dominate nominations — full list

Nigerian music stars, Burna Boy, Teni and Adekunle Gold, topped thd list of nominees for the 2019 Headies’ Award which was released on Monday.
The Super Falcons are bidding to return to the Women's Olympics next year in Tokyo after failing their last two attempts, for London 2012 and Rio 2016.

Olympics: Super Falcons depart for Abidjan without head coach

The Super Falcons depart for Abidjan on Tuesday (today) for the first leg second round of the 2020 Olympics qualifiers against Ivory Coast, without head coach, Thomas Dennerby, who has been at loggerheads with the Nigeria Football Federation.

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Director-General, National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA), Dr. Isah Pantami

FEC approves name change for Ministry of Communications

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the renaming of the Federal Ministry of Communications as Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.

Sports minister approves fund to refund IAAF overpayments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, Wednesday approved funds to repay IAAF, for the excess fund the World Athletics body mistakenly transferred to Nigeria.
The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Lagos-Ibadan rail: We’re overcoming impediments in Lagos section – CCECC

The China Civil Engineering and Construction Company, contractors handling the ongoing Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail line, says it has made appreciable progress in Lagos section in spite of impediments.

Police declare four cultists wanted in Lagos

This followed confessional statement of seven Eiye confraternity members who were recently charged to court after men of the Special Anti Robbery Squad, Iju base rounded them up.
Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau has admitted to wearing brownface makeup during a 2001 event at a school where he was teaching, saying it is something he “regret[s] deeply”.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau rules out coalition as he forms new Canadian government

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Wednesday ruled out forming a coalition government despite an election victory that left his Liberals short of a majority.