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Kalu Orji edges closer to Sporting Charleroi move

Nigeria defender Kalu Orji is edging closer to joining Belgian side Sporting Charleroi, according to reports.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the Youth.

Minister gives condition for resumption of contact sports

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare says contact sports will soon resume in the country under strict protocols as recommended by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
Nigeria Professional Football League side Plateau United has secured the signing Sunday Adetunji to their ranks ahead of the 2020-21 league season.

Plateau United complete the signing of Sunday Adetunji

Nigeria Professional Football League side Plateau United has secured the signing Sunday Adetunji to their ranks ahead of the 2020/21 league season.
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.
Former MFM midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa is returning to Lagos for the first time since making a dream move to the east to join Enyimba International at the beginning of the season.

Enyimba open to offers for Chukwuka Onuwa

Nigeria Professional Football League giants Enyimba are reportedly ready to listen to offers for midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa.
Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.

Azeez Akinyemi joins Israeli side Maccabi Netanya from Plodiv

Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

NPFL: LMC chief insists clubs must be licensed to participate

Following the directive of the Nigeria Football Federation that no club would be allowed to participate in the domestic league without meeting the requirement of club licensing, the organizers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, has invited all the clubs in the elite division to submit their applications for licensing ahead of 2020/2021 season
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nigerian government insists on virus protocols for restart of NPFL, other leagues

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigeria Football Federation and club owners – that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
Former MFM FC winger Alayande Abiola has joined Kwara United ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league campaign.

Former MFM winger Alayande Abiola joins Kwara United

Former MFM FC winger Alayande Abiola has joined Kwara United ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league campaign.
Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem has joined Portuguese Primeira Liga club Boavista on a one-year loan deal.

Chidozie Awaziem joins Portuguese club Boavista on loan

The versatile defender linked up with Porto from Nigeria Professional Football League club El-Kanemi Warriors in 2015.
The former Akwa United goalkeeper said the Umuahia-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit has all it takes to challenge for major titles next season.

Leke Ojo: I want to fight for honours with Abia Warriors

The former Akwa United goalkeeper said the Umuahia-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit has all it takes to challenge for major titles next season.
Nigerian midfielder Michael Ibe has completed his move to Uzbekistan club Fc Marshal on Thursday.

Nigerian midfielder Michael Ibe joins Uzbekistan’s Fc Mashal

The 24-year-old played eight out of ten league matches for Fc Andijan recording five assists and are currently 12th on the table.
Tosin Omoyele on trials at IFK Goteborg

Tosin Omoyele: I want to bring more success to Enyimba

Tosin Omoyele says he’s delighted to sign for Enyimba International of Aba ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league season.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC, Redstrike Sports seal commercial investment deal

The League Management Company, LMC, has entered into strategic and investment partnership with Redstrike Sports to commercialise the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Enyimba arrived in Aba on Tuesday evening after their ouster from the 2019 CAF Champions League following a 1-0 defeat by Al Hilal of Sudan in Omdurman on Sunday with centre-back Ifeanyi Anaemena admitting they actually lost the Second Preliminary Round ties in Aba.

Ifeanyi Anaemena pens goodbye message to Enyimba fans

Former captain Ifeanyi Anaemena has expressed his gratitude to the supporters and management of Enyimba international for how he was treated at the club and wish them all the best in the future.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Gbenga Ogunbote: I have no agreements with Sunshine Stars yet

Lobi Stars coach Gbenga Ogunbote has stated that he is in discussions about a possible return to Sunshine Stars but insists no agreements have been met yet despite media reports to the contrary.
Chidozie Awaziem has returned to Portuguese giants FC Porto for pre-season training ahead of the new campaign.

Chidozie Awaziem returns to Porto for pre-season training

Chidozie Awaziem has returned to Portuguese giants FC Porto for pre-season training ahead of the new campaign.

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NSE market indicators resume week with 0.01% growth

The market indicators of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) resumed transactions for the week on Monday with a marginal growth of 0.01 per cent, amid cautious trading.
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NPA: 20 ships discharging petrol other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that 20 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) is set to commence a comprehensive audit and survey of downstream oil and gas logistic facilities, with a view to identifying the infrastructure gap in the sector

PPPRA: Previous administrations spent N8.9 trillion on subsidy in 10 years

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency, PPPRA, yesterday, disclosed that N8.9 trillion was spent on fuel subsidy by the Federal Government, mainly by previous administrations, between 2006 and 2015.
Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on Covid-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, who stated this yesterday during the daily briefing of the Taskforce, added that the federal government would also put in place measures to control the movement of nomadic herdsmen who go across the border in search of greener pastures for their cattle.

PTF warns against neglect of virus protocols

The Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 has warned against perceived neglect of the non-pharmaceutical protocols and other measures aimed at tackling the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in the country.
Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi has expressed his administration’s commitment to the development of the education sector as the key to high-level human capital development needed for emancipation of the people.

Kogi governor sacks revenue board

The board of Kogi State Internal Revenue Service (KGIRS) has been sacked with immediate effect.