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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 undergoes coronavirus test for LaLiga return

Ahead of eagerly-awaited return of the Spanish LaLiga, Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze has undergone the mandatory Coronavirus test along with his Villarreal teammates.
Abdu Maikaba

Report: NFF set to name Abdu Maikaba as Flying Eagles’ coach

Barring any last minute change of heart, the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has concluded plans to name the incumbent Plateau United Chief Coach Abdu Maikaba as the next manager of the national U-20 team Flying Eagles.
Former Man City boss and Manchester United striker Mark Hughes believes Odion Ighalo will offer the Red Devils something they are desperately lacking at the moment.

Gernot Rohr: Super Eagles’ door opens to Odion Ighalo

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr is excited about Friday’s deadline-day transfer of Odion Ighalo from Shanghai Shenhua to Manchester United, adding the national team’ door is open to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) highest goal scorer.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

Odion Ighalo keeps mum over Manchester United speculation

The 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) top score, Odion Ighalo remains calm despite transfer rumours over the weekend linking him to Manchester United in the English Premier league.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has lifted the lid on why he makes late substitutions in games.

WCQ: Gernot Rohr cautious as Nigeria draw Cape Verde, CAR, Liberia

German coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles have the strength in depth to weather the storm and ensure progress after Nigeria was drawn against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
Former Nigerian international Edema Fuludu might be considering legal option to keep his mandate as the duly elected chairman of Delta State Football Association

Delta FA chief challenges NFF’s interference

Former Nigerian international Edema Fuludu might be considering legal option to keep his mandate as the duly elected chairman of Delta State Football Association after the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday named a four-man Normalization Committee to run the affairs of football in the state.
Samuel Chukwueze was on target as Villarreal were held to a 4-4 draw by Granada in their opening La Liga fixture.

Samuel Chukwueze unperturbed with CAF awards snub

Super Eagles forward Samuel Chukwueze is not bothered about missing out of the 2019 CAF Youth Player of the Year award.
Leicester City attacking midfielder James Maddison has heaped praises on teammate Wilfred Ndidi for his contributions towards the team’s 2-0 victory against Arsenal at the King Power Stadium on Saturday.

Friday Ekpo: Wilfred Ndidi deserves CAF’s Top 3

Former international Friday Ekpo is piqued that none of the Nigerian players made it to the final round of the Africa Footballer of the Year Award which has three prominent players in the continent at the moment performing creditably for their clubs and countries.

Tokyo Olympics: Badminton federation prioritises qualification in 2020

The Badminton Federation of Nigeria (BFN) is working assiduously to ensure that its players’ qualifier for this year’s Tokyo Olympic Games in Japan.
Enyimba’s Usman Abd’Allah is in awe of newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League (NFL) side, Dakkada FC.

Usman Abd’Allah: I wish Enyimba the best

Coach Usman Abd’Allah said he left Enyimba International FC of Aba on his own volition, adding he was least perturbed over the purported claim that he was sacked by the management of the club.

Rep Obanikoro lauds Lagos boxing show

House of Representatives member Babajide Obanikoro says he is impressed with the fans and organisation of the Lagos Saturday Boxing Show.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr: No problem with NFF

Super Eagles’ German coach Gernot Rohr is optimistic that the eagerly awaited scheduled meeting with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over a new contact package would end on a positive note.
Goals from Victor Osimhen and Samuel Kalu sealed the win for the Super Eagles after Stephane Sessegnon had given Benin a shock lead in the third minute of the game. 3

AFCONQ: Super Eagles take search for points to Lesotho

Nigeria will continue their quest to qualify for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations when it takes on Lesotho tomorrow evening at the Setsoto Stadium in Maseru, the Lesotho capital.
Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has express delight after undergoing a successful surgery on his injured Achilles.

Super Eagles goalie Francis Uzoho grateful after successful surgery

Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has express delight after undergoing a successful surgery on his injured Achilles.
CHAN Eagles Head Coach Imama Amapakabo said his team showed improvements after two poor outings against Togo in recent weeks, but also admits they could have done better on Saturday to get the result.

U23 AFCON: South Africa tie will be tricky – Imama Amapakabo

Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, Imama Amapakabo, says the Olympic Eagles must get the desired result against South Africa, admitting that it has been tough for the team at the ongoing U-23 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze feels fulfilled and excited to play for the Nigeria national team.

Samuel Chukwueze: We won’t underrate Benin

Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze said the Super Eagles cannot afford to toy with the Squirrels of Benin when both sides clash today at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo on Match Day 1 towards the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon.
Former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo continued his recovery from an hamstring injury with a session in the gym on Tuesday.

AFCON top scorer cautions Super Eagles over Benin threat

2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) top scorer, Odion Ighalo, has warned the Eagles about threat the Squirrels of Benin Republic could pose to the Nigerians when both countries clash on Wednesday in Uyo in a Group L tie for the 2021 AFCON.
As the main draw of the singles event serves off today Tuesday April 23, Aruna Quadri believes he is ready to rock the boat against the world’s best at the ITTF World Championships holding in Budapest, Hungary.

Nigeria exits 2019 ITTF Team World Cup

Despite Aruna Quadri’s spirited effort to ignite Nigeria’s comeback against star-studded Chinese Taipei, the Nigerian team lost 3-1 to exit the 2019 ITTF Team World Cup holding in Tokyo, Japan

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Antoine Griezmann was limited to a brief cameo on Tuesday as Barcelona and Atlético Madrid battled to a 2-2 draw in a match that could prove vital to the LaLiga title race.

Antoine Griezmann to miss Barcelona season finale through injury

Barcelona are set to be without Antoine Griezmann for their final two games of the LaLiga season.
Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Akin Abayomi, on Tuesday asked the passengers who were on the same plane with the lady to self-isolate as he released hotlines to call should they show any symptoms.

Lagos coronavirus mortality rises to 185

The Lagos State Government says it has recorded three new COVID-19 related deaths, raising the number of COVID-19 related deaths in the state to 185.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio reacts to Joy Nunieh’s corruption allegations

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has reacted to the allegations made against him by Joy Nunieh, a former Acting Managing Director of Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Refugees commission plans distribution of food items, palliatives in 11 states

The National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), says it plans to distribute food items, clothes, learning materials, agricultural facilities and palliatives in 11 states.
Ekiti State Governor Kayode Fayemi has denied claims that his government has sold off the Ekiti State Governor’s Lodge in Abuja.

Ekiti threatens erring SDGs contractors

The Ekiti State Government has threatened to sanction erring contractors handling various Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)projects in the state.