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Six wrestlers (five female and one male) will represent Nigeria at the 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships, which are set to take place September 14-22 at the Barys Arena in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.

Odunayo Adekuoroye, Blessing Oborududu, four others for World Championship

Six wrestlers (five female and one male) will represent Nigeria at the 2019 Senior Wrestling World Championships, which are set to take place September 14-22 at the Barys Arena in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

African Games: SWAN congratulates Team Nigeria for finishing second

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has applauded Team Nigeria for its achievement at the just concluded 12th African Games in Morocco, in spite of the not too perfect preparations prior to the championship.
Nigeria's Tobi Amusan

African Games: Tobi Amusan wins in Berlin after breaking record

Nigerian hurdler, Tobi Amusan, has extended her top form to Berlin, clocking 12.51secs to win the women’s 100m hurdles at ISTAF on Sunday.
West African nation, Ghana, has been granted the hosting rights of the 2023 edition of the All African Games.

Ghana gets 2023 African Games hosting rights

West African nation, Ghana, has been granted the hosting rights of the 2023 edition of the All Africa Games.
Sadio Mane was once again a star man for Liverpool as they maintained their 100 percent record in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday evening.

Sadio Mane helps Liverpool maintain 100 percent record

Sadio Mane was once again a star man for Liverpool as they maintained their 100 percent record in the Premier League with a 3-0 win at Burnley on Saturday evening.
Team Nigeria capped a memorable outing in wrestling as the men won two gold and three silver medals in the Freestyle events on the penultimate day of the 2019 African Games in Morocco.

African Games: Team Nigeria claim 2 gold, 3 silver in freestyle wrestling

Team Nigeria capped a memorable outing in wrestling as the men won two gold and three silver medals in the Freestyle events on the penultimate day of the 2019 African Games in Morocco.
Burkina Faso beat Flying Eagles 2-0 to win Gold medal in the men’s football event at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games at the Stade Moulay Hassan in Rabat, Morocco.

African Games: Burkina Faso beat Flying Eagles to win gold medal

Burkina Faso beat Flying Eagles 2-0 to win Gold medal in the men’s football event at the ongoing 12th All Africa Games at the Stade Moulay Hassan in Rabat, Morocco.
Melilla migrant

Morocco foils migrants attempt to storm into Spain’s exclave

Local authorities, reported that the Moroccan authorities on Friday foiled a mass attempt by over 400 Sub-Saharan migrants to storm into Spain’s North African exclave of Melilla.
Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has asserted that his players have learned from their mistakes ahead of their final group stage encounter of the 2019 Fifa U-20 World Cup in Poland against Ukraine.

African Games: Flying Eagles fall to Burkina Faso

Nigeria’s Flying Eagles settled for Silver medal after they fell to a 2-0 defeat against Burkina Faso in the final of the men’s football event at the 12th All Africa Games in Rabat, Morocco.
Patrick Olusegun Odegbami

Sunday Dare: A new sports sheriff is in town

To start with, we have a new minister. He is a breath of some fresh air after a long period in wilderness when nobody could tell where sport was going with crisis and confusion in most parts in administration.

Nigeria women league chief congratulates victorious Falconets

The Chairperson of the Nigeria Women Football League, Aisha Falode, has, on behalf of the board the NWFL, congratulated the Nigeria U-20 Women’s football team, the Falconets.
President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali has expressed his excitement as well as joy after seeing all 6 of his female wrestlers pick up 5 gold medals and one Silver at the ongoing AAG in Morocco.

African Games: Daniel Igali reveals secret behind Nigerian wrestlers success

President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation, Daniel Igali, has expressed his excitement as well as joy after seeing all 6 of his female wrestlers pick up 5 gold medals and one Silver at the ongoing AAG in Morocco.
Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.

African Games: Nigeria want to be remembered for winning – Success Makunjuola

Nigeria U20 forward Success Makanjuola has backed his side to win the African Games for the first time in 46 years on Friday.
Nigeria's Odunayo Adekuoroye

African Games: Female wrestlers deliver 5 gold, one silver

Team Nigeria female wrestlers on Thursday lived up to their promise by winning five gold and one silver in the Women’s Wrestling event held at the Indoor Sports Center of the Mohammed V Sports Complex in El Jadida, Morocco.
Team Nigeria’s long jumper, Ese Brume finally cemented her position as the queen of Long Jump in Africa by winning gold in at the 12th edition of the African Games in Morocco.

African Games: Ese Brume wins long jump, Chioma Onyekwere bags gold in discuss

Team Nigeria’s long jumper Ese Brume finally cemented her position as the queen of Long Jump in Africa by winning gold in at the 12th edition of the African Games in Morocco.
Africa women champion in the 68kg wrestling Blessing Oborududu has expressed joy at winning another Gold medal to further extend her supremacy as Africa’s undisputed champion in her category.

Blessing Oborududu over the moon after cruising to wrestling Gold

Africa women champion in the 68kg wrestling Blessing Oborududu has expressed joy at winning another Gold medal to further extend her supremacy as Africa’s undisputed champion in her category.
Flying Eagles winger Success Makanjuola is on the verge of joining Super Eagles duo Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem at the La Liga side Leganes.

Flying Eagles ace set to joins Kenneth Omeruo, Chidozie Awaziem in Leganes

Flying Eagles winger Success Makanjuola is on the verge of joining Super Eagles duo Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem at the La Liga side Leganes.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister directs scholarship board to pay Nigerian students in Russia

The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has directed the Federal Scholarship Board to process the payment of scholarship stipends to Nigerian students studying in Russia.

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Central bank sanctions four banks over delay in customers’ enquiries

The Central Bank of Nigeria and Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria sanctioned four commercial banks between January and June for various infractions, it was learnt.
Jurgen Klopp wants Steven Gerrard to be his successor at Liverpool, with the German already helping out the current Rangers boss in any way he can.

Jurgen Klopp wants Steven Gerrard to be his Liverpool successor

Jurgen Klopp wants Steven Gerrard to be his successor at Liverpool, with the German already helping out the current Rangers boss in any way he can.
Smoke billowing after a fire at a Saudi Aramco factory in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia, on Saturday. VIDEOS OBTAINED BY REUTERS-REUTERS

France, Germany, Britain: Iran ‘bears responsibility’ for Saudi attack

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Housemate, Seyi Awolowo, has won the Veto Power of chance badge in the ongoing BBNaija season four.

#BBNaija: Seyi becomes Head of House

The Challenge which was in two rounds, saw all the Housemates vying for the coveted position of HoH, but only one person could clinch it.
Forgotten Nigerian midfielder Ramon Azeez says he’s happy with his goal for Granada at the Los Carmenes against Barcelona last Saturday.

Ramon Azeez happy to score against Barcelona

Forgotten Nigerian midfielder Ramon Azeez says he’s happy with his goal for Granada at the Los Carmenes against Barcelona last Saturday.