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Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Samuel Chukwueze wins Villarreal’s Player of the Season award

Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has won Villarreal’s revelation player of the 2018/2019 season award.
Oghenekaro Etebo

Peter Etebo to resume pre-season training with Stoke City next week

Super Eagles midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo will resume training with Stoke City next week after representing the side at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

TUC urges President Buhari to include more women in cabinet

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) wants President Muhammadu Buhari to consider the implementation of the 35 percent affirmative action of women representation in his appointment of Ministers, Chief Executive Officers (CEO’s) of MDAs, and other Principal Officers in the formation of his Cabinet
Head of the Federal Government delegation to the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, Distinguished Senator Ahmed Ibrahim Lawan (President of the Senate of the Federal Republic) has given the Super Eagles a pat on the back for their outing against Algeria on Sunday, while charging them to go all out against Tunisia on Wednesday to win the bronze medals.

AFCON 2021 draw: Nigeria leads top 12 seeded teams

Three time Nations cup winners Nigeria lead the list of top football nations seeded ahead of the draw for the 2021 Nations Cup to be hosted by Cameroon.
Idrissa Gueye has warned Senegal against underestimating Benin when they meet in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game on Wednesday.

Afcon: Senegal must not underestimate Benin – Idrissa Gueye

Idrissa Gueye has warned Senegal against underestimating Benin when they meet in the quarter-final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations game on Wednesday.
Tunisia settle for draw with Mali in a tough encounter in Group E matchday two at the Suez Stadium in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening.

Afcon: Tunisia settle for draw with Mali in a tough encounter

Tunisia settle for draw with Mali in a tough encounter in Group E matchday two at the Suez Stadium in the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations on Friday evening.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari, Hadiza Usman call for gender equality in maritime sector

Nigeria’s first lady, Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday joined participants at a seafarers conference to call for more women participation in the maritime sector.
Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for the start of the Premier League season, claims Lauren, with Africa Cup of Nations duty set to delay their return to domestic duty.

Lauren: Liverpool will start season without Mo Salah, Sadio Mane

Liverpool will be without Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane for the start of the Premier League season, claims Lauren, with Africa Cup of Nations duty set to delay their return to domestic duty.
Kelechi Iheanacho

Efe Ambrose: Brendan Rodgers can transform Kelechi Iheanacho

Kelechi Iheanacho can become “one of the best strikers in the world” under Brendan Rodgers, former Celtic and Nigeria defender Efe Ambrose has boldly claimed.
John Ogu

John Ogu: I’ve no Trabzonspor link, but there’re offers from Turkey

Former Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ogu, has dismissed outrightly the reports that he is on the verge of linking up with Turkish Super Lig side, Trabzonspor.
Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria Gernot Rohr is under pressure to drop Leon Balogun for Kenneth Omeruo who has been impressive for La Liga side Leganes lately.

Leon Balogun: I’m not injury-prone

Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun has rubbished claims that he is an injury-prone player after sitting out the side’s training session on Wednesday at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba.

Niger Delta leaders decry marginalization of Delta State

Niger Delta leaders on Friday vowed to take up the marginalisation issue of Delta State with the highest authority in Nigeria. The leaders said there was no reason whatsoever for Delta State to be so treated compared with Bayelsa, Akwa-Ibom and Cross River in the appointment of Chairman and Managing Director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).
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.

Paul Aigbogun: Flying Eagles not afraid of Senegal in U20 World Cup

Flying Eagles head coach Paul Aigbogun has stated that they will accord the necessary respect to their Fifa U20 World Cup second round opponents, Senegal but that they are not afraid of them ahead of the tie in Lodz, Poland.
The organiser of Nigeria Pitch Awards, Shina Phillips has joined other optimists, tipping the Super Eagles to lift the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt.

WAFU Cup: Super Eagles draw Togo in new tournament format

Super Eagles of Nigeria will open their 2019 WAFU Cup of Nations campaign when they face Togo in Senegal this September.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

Nwankwo Kanu gives condition for Super Eagles triumph in Egypt

Former international Nwankwo Kanu has tipped Eagles to win the Nations cup in Egypt adding however that the players must have champion’s mentality and put the entire arsenal in their armory into the project.

Federal government declares May 29 public holiday

The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 29, as work-free day to mark the 2019 presidential inauguration.
Former Golden Eaglets star, Victor Osimhen, grabbed a hat-trick on Monday as Nigeria’s under-23 male national football team defeated their Libyan counterparts 4-0 on Monday in Asaba 5

Victor Osimhen crowned Sporting Charleroi’s Player of the Season

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has been crowned Sporting Charleroi's Player of the Season for the 2018-19 campaign.
Liverpool has been advised to make a move for Wilfried Zaha by former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino.

Cascarino: I wouldn’t be surprised if Liverpool signed Wilfried Zaha

Liverpool has been advised to make a move for Wilfried Zaha by former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino.

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Ekiti government reiterates commitment to adult literacy

Mr Foluso Daramola, the Ekiti Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, on Thursday gave an assurance that government would promote adult literacy.
The Ibadan Electricity Distribution Company, IBEDC, has appealed to its customers to go through the proper channel and avoid fraudulent activities in meter collection.

Consumers vow to resist electricity hike

Consumers of Electricity product and other Stakeholders, yesterday vowed to resist implementation of the new power tariff increase announced by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, expected to become effective from July 2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari: We’ve invested about N1.3 trillion on education since 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has invested close to N1.3 trillion in the education section since he came into office in 2015.
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.

Reports: Victor Wanyama undergoes medical ahead of Club Brugge move

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Victor Wanyama is on the verge of signing for Club Brugge.
Nasir Ajanah

Kogi chief judge releases 16 awaiting trial inmates

The Chief Judge of Kogi State, Nasir Ajanah, has unconditionally released 16 inmates awaiting trial in Koton-Karfe and Okene correctional facilities of the Nigerian Correctional Service (NCP) in the state.