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New dates for 2020 World Table Tennis Championships

Provisional dates of September 27 to October 4, 2020 have been agreed for the Hana Bank 2020 World Team Table Tennis Championships in Busan, Korea Republic.

Table tennis world team championships postponed over coronavirus

Table tennis’s world team championships, due to take place next month in the South Korean city of Busan, were postponed on Tuesday following a leap in novel coronavirus cases.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Nigeria’s Super Eagles retain 31st position in latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles retained their spot as the world’s 31st team in the World Football Ranking for the month of December.
Aruna Quadri

ITTF World Cup: Aruna Quadri knows opponents today

Despite replacing Hong Kong’s Wong Chun Ting, Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri still made the seeding list as the Nigerian has been rated 11th among the 20-man contestant at the 2019 ITTF World Cup holding at Sichuan Province Gymnasium in Chengdu, China.
African representatives at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup, Nigeria and Egypt have been a tough draw as the African champions will battle World and Olympic Champions – China in the first round of the competition holding at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.

Nigeria, Egypt draw China at Team World Cup

African representatives at the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup, Nigeria and Egypt have been a tough draw as the African champions will battle World and Olympic Champions – China in the first round of the competition holding at Tokyo Metropolitan Gymnasium.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons who beat Algeria home and away to zoom into the next round of the 2020 Olympic qualifiers were each paid N65, 000.

FIFA knocks Falcons over poor showing in France

World Soccer Ruling body, FIFA, under the aegis of its Technical Study Group (TSG) has given a damning verdict on the performance of the Super Falcons at the recently concluded FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019.
D’Tigers have confirmed their place in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games after beating China 86-73 at the FIBA World Cup game played at the Gyangzhou Gymnasium, China.

D’Tigers ranked 23rd in FIBA ranking

D’Tigers ranked 23rd in FIBA ranking following their amazing performance at the just concluded 2019 FIBA men’s World Cup in China, Nigeria’s D’Tigers are now 23rd in the latest ranking.
Amadu Musa Kida

Musa Kida blames D’Tigers World Cup failure on complacency

With 3 wins in 4 games against Canada and Dominican Republic before beating Poland and Montenegro gave the D’tigers a sense of false belief heading into the first game against Russia according to NBBF chief, Engr Musa Kida.
Alex Nwora

FIBA World Cup: Alex Nwora names Ike Diogu, Al-Farouq Aminu, 10 others in D’Tigers...

D’Tigers head coach Alex Nwora has unveiled his final 12-man squad for the 2019 FIBA Men’s World Cup in China.
Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 68

Golden Eaglets begin camping in Abuja for Brazil 2019

Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. 17.
Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala on Wednesday was voted the Player of the Match award after putting up a brilliant display for the Super Falcons in their 2-0 victory against Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup.

WWC: Asisat Oshoala nominated for Goal of the Tournament

The goal scored by Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala against the Korea Republic at the just concluded 2019 FIFA Women World Cup in France, has been nominated as a contender for the Goal of the Tournament.
Wendie Renard of France reacts after missing a penalty

WWC: Super Falcons made things very difficult for us – France coach

France head coach Corinne Diacre admitted the Super Falcons of Nigeria made things difficult for her side in Monday’s Group A encounter at the Roazhon Park , Rennes.

Asisat Oshoala: Amaju Pinnick inspired Super Falcons’ resurgence

Super Falcons’ assistant captain and goal-poacher, Asisat Oshoala, has declared that the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, played a huge role in the team’s confidence-restoring victory over Korea Republic in their second group match of the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals.
Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

Nigeria, France battle for honours in Rennes

The 28,000–capacity Roazhon Park in Rennes is the venue for tonight’s big FIFA Women’s World Cup clash between Nigeria and France, with group leaders Les Bleus already qualified for the knockout rounds and the Super Falcons looking for a ticket to that corridor.
The Super Falcons are leaving no stone unturned for their final Group A game against hosts nation France on Monday, this is according to the team’s former captain Onome Ebi.

Onome Ebi: Super Falcons are ready for France

The Super Falcons are leaving no stone unturned for their final Group A game against hosts nation France on Monday, this is according to the team’s former captain Onome Ebi.
The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 23

WWC: Super Falcons’ interesting records in France

Following their impressive 2-0 win over the Taegeuk Nanja of Korea Republic at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup on Wednesday, the Super Falcons of Nigeria has set some interesting records in the process.
DINAN, FRANCE - AUGUST 13: Chidinma Okeke of Nigeria ties the boot lace of team mate Chiamaka Nnadozie of Nigeria during the FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup France 2018 group D match between China PR and Nigeria at Stade du Clos Gastel on August 13, 2018 in Dinan, France. (Photo by Catherine Ivill - FIFA/FIFA via Getty Images)

Chiamaka Nnadozie thrilled to make Falcons winning debut against Korea

Super Falcons’ young goalkeeper Chiamaka Nnadozie is extremely proud to keep a clean sheet in her debut appearance for the side against Korea Republic at the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup and insists she will cherish the moment for the rest of her career.
Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

Thomas Dennerby hails Super Falcons For Playing To Instructions

Super Falcons Head Coach Thomas Dennerby says his team played to instructions following their 2-0 victory over Korea Republic at Stade des Alpes.

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Police arrest five for rape in Akwa Ibom

Akwa Ibom State Police Public Relations Officer, CSP. Fredrick Nnudam, disclosed this in a statement, Thursday in Uyo, the state capital.
Earlier this month, UEFA indefinitely suspended the Champions League, Europa League and the European Championship playoffs amid the ongoing concerns due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Champions League and Europa League last-16 venues confirmed by UEFA

UEFA has confirmed that the outstanding Champions League and Europa League last-16 second leg matches will be hosted by the clubs who were scheduled to play at home.

DisCos advocate CBN-funded massive roll-out of meters to address power challenge

Power Distribution Companies (DisCos) have advocated a Central Bank-funded massive meters roll-out project, to ensure that electricity customers were adequately metered.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

INEC confirms 17 political parties for Ondo guber poll

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has confirmed that 17 out of the 18 registered political parties will be contesting the October 10, 2020 Ondo state governorship election.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

FIDA, NCWS, others fault Governor Ayade over Justice Ikpeme

International Federation of Women Lawyers, FIDA, Nigeria; Women in Politics and National Council for Women Society, Nigeria, among others civil society organisations, have described the refusal of Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State and members of the state House of Assembly to confer Justice Akon Ikpeme as the Chief Judge of the state, as gross injustice.