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Former Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has been banned for Trabzonspor’s Turkish Super Lig clash against Besiktas at the Vodafone Arena this Saturday.
Nigeria midfielder John Mikel Obi has responded to the racist abuse he suffered after Saturday’s Turkish Super Lig clash between his club Trabzonspor and Fenerbahce.
Turkish citizens flocked to social media late Monday leading to the hashtag “#WeStandWithObi” trending across Twitter in support of Trabzonspor’s Nigerian midfielder John Obi Mikel against racial slurs the latter incurred after Sunday’s match with arch-rival Fenerbahçe.
Turkish club, Trabzonspor, have defended their midfielder John Obi Mikel, who has been subjected to racist and hateful insults on social media following a heated 2-1 win against Fenerbahce on Saturday.
Mikel Obi played all 90 minutes against Fenerbahce as Trabzonspor picked up another win and brighten their chances for a UEFA Champions League spot next season.
Nigeria internationals Mikel Obi and Ogenyi Onazi have expressed mixed feelings after their team’s Trabzonspor and Denizlispor clash in the Turkish Cup on Thursday.
Anthony Nwakaeme found the back of the net while John Obi Mikel featured as Trabzonspor secured a 3-1 away win against Antalyaspor in Sunday’s Turkish Super Lig encounter.
Anthony Nwakaeme and Mikel Obi‘s Trabzonspor missed a golden chance to go second in the Super Lig log on Sunday, December 1, after they were held to a 1-1 draw by champions Galatasaray.
Victor Osimhen moved to Lille three months ago, but he has had such a big impact in the team it’s literally hard not to notice his quality.
The 22-year-old, who joined the Foxes from Genk for £17m in 2016, earns £3.9m per annum, (approximately £75,000 a week) according to a study by Spotrac.
John Mikel Obi is doubtful for Trabzonspor Turkish Super Lig against Gaziantep FK this weekend after picking up a muscle injury in training on Monday.
Nigeria’s friendly against Brazil will be a good test for the Super Eagles ahead of the team’s 2021 AFCON qualifiers next month, says Head Coach Gernot Rohr.
Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr on Saturday in Singapore told the media that he is preparing three–time African champions Nigeria for 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches against Benin Republic and Lesotho, rubbishing claims by a journalist on social media that he wants to quit the job.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr admitted that a good performance against five-time World champions, Brazil will boost the confidence level of his side.
Lagos Health Facility Monitoring and Accreditation Agency has shut down 20 health facilities in the month of January for non-compliance with regulatory standards.
Nigeria mourned on Sunday the 'untimely death' of footballer Kazeem Tiyamiyu locally known as Kaka after he was knocked down and killed by a car in an apparent hit-and-run.
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August.
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of ‘Aiye’ and ‘Eiye’ confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia.
“In his speech, Tamimi spoke at length about Rimi and his jihadi journey, and stated that Khalid bin Umar Batarfi is the new leader of AQAP,” it said.
The Democratic Republic of Congo must nearly halve government spending plans this year, the finance ministry said on Monday, in a blow to President Felix Tshisekedi’s much-touted anti-poverty schemes.
Students of the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, have expressed concern over the poor learning conditions in the institution, describing them as terrible and nothing to write home about.
Rev. Nnimmo Bassey, an Environmental activist, has condemned the slow response of the Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) to the Feb. 3 oil leakage at its oilfields in Brass Local Government Area of Bayelsa
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, has sought the support of the Peoples Republic of China to end insecurity in Nigeria.
An Ilorin Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday remanded three suspects – Jahswill Iwe, William Eziyi and Friday Akpometaye – over alleged N166million fraud.