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The League Management Company (LMC), the organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) has announced that the season-ending Super Six tournament will be staged in Lagos at the Agege Stadium from June 4 to 12.

NPFL Super Six starts with Oriental Derby between Enyimba and Enugu Rangers

Enugu Rangers and fierce rivals, Enyimba will be up against each other in the opening fixture of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Super Six play-offs billed to commence in Lagos on Tuesday, June 4 at Agege Stadium.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr

AFCON: Fans urge Gernot Rohr to consider home based players

Football fans in Ilorin have called on Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr to consider proven home based players in his team selection for the forthcoming Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt scheduled for June.
Javier del Rio, Head of the La Liga/Nigeria Office, on Wednesday in Abuja said the Spanish league organisers have been working closely with the League Management Company (LMC).

Javier del Rio: Some NPFL players can match Lionel Messi

Javier del Rio, Head of the La Liga/Nigeria Office, on Wednesday in Abuja said the Spanish league organisers have been working closely with the League Management Company (LMC).
Nigerian League side, Almar FC, became the new FA Cup champions in Ogun State after they shocked Gateway United in the final match decided over the weekend.

Almar FC win Ogun FA Cup

Nigerian League side, Almar FC, became the new FA Cup champions in Ogun State after they shocked Gateway United in the final match decided over the weekend.

Former Rangers player urges LMC to focus on players welfare

Former Rangers International of Enugu player Ugonna Uzochukwu has called on the League Management Company (LMC) to ensure clubs improve the welfare of players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Taye Taiwo: Playing in lower leagues bad for career development

Former Super Eagles’ left back Taye Taiwo has warned young Nigerian footballers against starting off their overseas adventure at lowly rated leagues noting that it would eventually kill their career.
Chikeluba Ofoedu

Israel-based Chikeluba Ofoedu begs for a chance with Super Eagles

Chikeluba Ofoedu, Maccabi Tel Aviv attacker, has called on Gernot Rohr to give him a chance to prove himself with the Super Eagles.

Fidelis Ilechukwu: Enyimba clash a fresh start for MFM FC

The Olukoya Boys would be hoping for a positive result when they tackle the former Nigerian champions in Aba as thee Nigeria Professional Football League kickoff across various venues.
Ebube Duru

Lobi Stars’ Champions League progress excites Ebube Duru

Lobi Stars defender Ebube Duru has expressed his excitement following the progression of the NPFL Champions into the next round of the CAF Champions League.
Ebube Duru

CAFCC: Lobi Stars in Cameroon for a win – Ebube Duru

Lobi Stars are bad travelers on the continent but ahead of Today’s CAF Champions League preliminary round qualifier against UMS de Loum, but defender Ebube Duru insists the current team are out to right their own history.

Gbenga Ogunbote seeks support for Nigerian clubs participating in CAF competitions

Rangers technical adviser Gbenga Ogunbote has called upon Nigerians to support clubs that are representing the country in the CAF Champions league and Confederations Cup this season.

FIFA investigates match fixing in NPFL

Startling news has emerged that Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) is currently at the centre of an international match-fixing secret scrutiny, which could explode with several indictments.
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Ifeanyi Ubah: Why I support Aminu Maigari for NFF President

In view of recent developments and the unfortunate retrogression of Nigerian football over the last one year, it is my staunch belief that there is an urgent need for a rapid change in the Nigerian Football Federation; if and only if we desire a better football sector. The time for that change is NOW.

DR Congo friendly, World Cup auditions for Simy and Lokosa

Despite fears concerning the Ebola crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Super Eagles will play the Leopards of DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium, Port Harcout.

Fans back Super Eagles Team B as main team feeder

Football fans in Ebonyi State have lent support to the calls for Super Eagles Team B to be used as the main team’s feeder after Russia 2018 World Cup.

CAFCC: Enyimba target away win against Congo’s CARA

Two-time African champions, Enyimba, will hope to continue their impressive run in the CAF Confederation Cup when they take on Congolese outfit, Athletique Renaissance Aiglons (CARA) in their group stage matchday-two encounter today (Wednesday).

Anthony Okpotu: Lobi Stars ‘won’t relax’ in NPFL title chase

Lobi Stars are 2017/18 first stanza Nigerian league champions with five points lead at the top but forward Anthony Okpotu has assured that his side will not relax in their title chase.

CHAN success shows superiority of Moroccan league – Adamawa United chairman

The Chairman of Adamawa United Football Club, Emmanuel Zira, on Monday said Morocco’s success at the just-ended African Nations Championship was an indication of its domestic league’s superiority in Africa.

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FRSC: Dangote trucks, others not banned from night journey

The Federal Road Safety Corps has said that it has not banned Dangote trucks and motorists from embarking on night journeys.
Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks.

Xenophobia: No need to apologise Nigeria – Jo’burg mayor

Mayor of Johannesburg Herman Mashaba has said it “was not necessary” for South Africa to apologise to Nigeria for the recent xenophobic attacks.

Tourist boat capsizes in Senegal, killing four

Four people died after a boat carrying dozens of tourists capsized during heavy storms in Senegal, authorities and emergency services said Tuesday.

WHO committed to supporting countries determine patient safety status – director

The World Health Organisation (WHO’s) Regional Director for Africa, Dr. Matshidiso Moeti, said the United Nations (UN) agency is committed to supporting countries in determining the status of patient safety, development and implementation of national policies, guidelines and protocols for enhancing patient safety, as well as facilitating patient safety networks and partnerships.
Oscar Okwurime, 34, who was discovered lying in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre, had reported feeling unwell a number of times before he died, fid family and friends say

Nigerian who died in UK detention centre was denied medical attention – brother

A Nigerian man, Oscar Okwurime, 34, who died in his cell at the Harmondsworth removal centre in London had told the authorities at the centre that he was feeling unwell but he was not provided with medical attention, says latest report.