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All is not well in the camp of Nigeria professional football league side Sunshine stars of Akure as their players are reportedly ready to boycott their next league game against FC Ifeanyi Ubah over financial dispute with the management.

NPFL: Ifeanyi Ubah host Heartland in Oriental derby

The feisty South-east derby between Ifeanyi Ubah and Heartland is the pick among nine Nigeria Professional Football League matches on match-day 28 encounters scheduled to hold at different venues across the country on Sunday.
Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.

Kano Pillars emerges NPFL leaders after Enyimba win

Ahmed Musa’s Kano Pillars have surpassed Akwa United as leaders of the Nigeria Professional Football League thanks to Sunday’s 2-1 win over Enyimba.
Akwa United defenders Olisah Ndah says couples of missed and questionable officiating are the factors that cost the promise Keepers all important three points against Katsina United.

NPFL: Akwa United regain top spot

Akwa United regained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard-fought 2-1 win against Kwara United in Uyo on Sunday.
Ex-Super Eagles striker, Mr Barnabas Imenger, has passed on.

Ex-Super Eagles striker Barnabas Imenger passes on

The ex-international was the team manager of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, Lobi Stars, before his demise.
Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.

NPFL: Kwara United thrash Adamawa United 5-0 to reclaim top spot

Kwara United yesterday stormed back to the top of the 2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season after a massive 5-0 win over hapless Adamawa United in the Week 17 match played at the Ilorin Township stadium.
Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma heaped praises on his players following their complete performance against Bloemfontein Celtics.

Rivers Utd boss: Confederation Cup exit trauma over

Everything seemed to be falling apart in the Garden City of Port Harcourt in the wake of Rivers United’s excruciating loss to Enyimba FC in the playoff round of the CAF Confederation Cup.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue governor sacks Lobi Stars vice-chairman

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue has sacked Mike Idoko, the Vice-Chairman of Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi, an official said on Thursday.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has asked the Golden Eaglets to forget their previous results against Ivory Coast and go for a win today.

AFCON U-17: Garba Lawal underplays Golden Eaglets easy opponents talks

Former Super Eagles utility player, Garba Lawal, has underplayed the talks that the Golden Eaglets were given an easy draw for the group stage of the 2021 U-17 Africa Cup of Nations billed for Morocco.
Heartland FC Head Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu his two assistants alongside Team Manager were involved in a ghastly motor accident on the Benin-Asaba expressway while returning to Owerri, the Imo State capital on Monday.

Heartland coaches, team manager cheat death in motor accident

Heartland FC Head Coach Fidelis Ilechukwu his two assistants alongside Team Manager were involved in a motor accident on the Benin-Asaba expressway while returning to Owerri, the Imo State capital on Monday.

Lobi Stars team manager hospitalized

Former Nigeria international and current Lobi Stars Team Manager Barnabas Imenger has been reportedly rushed to the Federal Medical Center Makurdi for an undisclosed ailment.
Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.

Heartland end winless run in derby game vs Enyimba

Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.
Premier League side Heartland, are optimistic ahead of Match Day 4 against Plateau United on Sunday.

Heartland hopeful despite poor takeoff ready for Plateau united

The Scientific boys sometimes dubbed Nazi Millionaires are searching for their first point of the season. The Owerri landlords who have conceded five goals and scored three are reportedly in a hurry to arrest the drift.
Kano Pillars Football Club on Thursday unveiled Frenchman Lionel Emmanuel as their technical adviser. Also signed ahead of the 2020-2021 campaign are nine players.

Kano Pillars stop Katsina United in derby

Kano Pillars today beat Katsina United 2-0 to win the Northwest Derby, while Enugu Rangers bounced back from an opening day defeat at Rivers United to pip visiting Akwa United 1-0 in the second week of the NPFL.
Nigeria Professional Football League giants, Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi have secured the signature of striker, Imade Osarenkhoe ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league season.

Lobi Stars completes signing of Imade Osarenkhoe from Bendel Insurance

Nigeria Professional Football League giants, Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi have secured the signature of striker, Imade Osarenkhoe ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league season.
Rivers United FC coach Stanley Eguma

Stanley Eguma downplays Rivers United loss to Lobi Stars

Rivers United head coach Stanley Eguma says he’s satisfied with the performance of his boys, despite losing 1-0 against Lobi Stars on day 1 of the 2020 Governor Wike Pre Season Tournament.
Nigeria professional football league giants Kano Pillars has unveiled new signing Ezekiel Ojudigha Tamara.

Kano Pillars unveils new signing Ezekiel Tamara

Nigeria professional football league giants Kano Pillars has unveiled new signing Ezekiel Ojudigha Tamara.
Qatar Sports Club has unveiled the Nigerian duo of Anthony Okpotu and Moses Orkuma on Friday.

Qatar Sports Club unveils Anthony Okpotu, Moses Orkuma

Qatar Sports Club has unveiled the Nigerian duo of Anthony Okpotu and Moses Orkuma on Friday.
Kano Pillars Football Club on Thursday unveiled Frenchman Lionel Emmanuel as their technical adviser. Also signed ahead of the 2020-2021 campaign are nine players.

Kano Pillars hire French manager, nine players

Kano Pillars Football Club on Thursday unveiled Frenchman Lionel Emmanuel as their technical adviser. Also signed ahead of the 2020/2021 campaign are nine players.
Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.

Chukwuemeka Obioma joins Abia Warriors from Heartland

Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.
Katsina United are interested in signing midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa after parting ways with Champions Enyimba of Aba.

Katsina United leads the race to sign Chukwuka Onuwa

Katsina United are interested in signing midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa after parting ways with Champions Enyimba of Aba.
Former CHAN Eagles forward Anthony Okpotu was on target for his Tunisian side US Monastir in their 3-1 win over Tataouine on Monday.

Anthony Okpotu wins top scorer award in Tunisian Ligue 1

Okpotu was not in action on Sunday as US Monastir ended their league campaign with a 1-1 draw against Ben Guerdane at home. They join fourth-place Etoile du Sahel as Tunisia's representatives for next season's Caf Confederation Cup.
Anthony Okpotu netted his 13th goal of the season as US Monastir were held 1-1 by ES Metlaoui at the Stade Mustapha Ben Jannet Stadium on Sunday.

Anthony Okpotu celebrates CAF Confederation, Arab Cup qualifications with US Monastir

Super Eagles striker Anthony Okpotu is delighted to help his club US Monastir finish third in Tunisian Ligue one table.

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The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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1. President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said the consequences of a destabilised Chad to the sub-region cannot be imagined. He said it would compound the insecurity in Nigeria and other neighboring countries.

President Buhari to attend ECOWAS summit in Accra today

President Muhammadu Buhari will today participate in the 59th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS Authority of Heads of State and Government in Accra, the capital of Ghana.
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NEMA advises residents as another tanker crashes, spills content in Lagos

A tanker conveying 45,000 litres of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS) crashed on Saturday, spilling its content at Community Road, Ijegun-Imore by Navy Town, Lagos causing panic among residents.
The Management of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo has directed compulsory use of face masks in its campus to curtail the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the state.

UNIBEN lecturer shot dead

Authorities of the University of Benin (UNIBEN), Edo state, has confirmed the murder of one of its dedicated lectures, Mr. Maxwell Eseosa Aimuen.
The bill for the Chartered Institute of Forensic and Certified Fraud Examiners of Nigeria has scaled the First Reading in the House of Representatives .

House member laments abduction of teachers, students in Kebbi

A member of the House of Representatives, representing Ngaski/Shanga/Yawuri Federal Constituency in Kebbi State, Hon. Yusuf Tanko Sununu, has lamented recurring cases of abduction of his constituents by bandits.

Anambra: Traders jubilate over rancour free election

It was a celebration galore at the Building Materials International Market, Ogidi, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State following a rancor-free election of leaders of the market.