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Osaze Odemwingie bags golf coaching licence

Former Super Eagles forward Osaze Peter Odemwingie has shifted his focus away from football to get certified as a golf instructor.
Football fans have hailed the performance of Joe Aribo in Nigeria’s 1-1 draw against Brazil in Sunday’s international friendly in Singapore.

Joe Aribo: Why I chose Nigeria over England

Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo has revealed why he decided to play for Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr says he wants to persuade Bordeaux’s English-born forward Josh Maja to play for international football for Nigeria.

Bordeaux’s Josh Maja reacts to first career hat-trick against Nimes

Bordeaux forward Josh Maja has expressed his delight after scoring his first career hat-trick in their 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesday's Ligue 1 game.
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has stated that invitation of players to the national team should be kept open as long as Nigerian players continue to shine at club level. Adepoju speaking in a chat with newsmen after Nigeria and Bordeaux player Josh Maja got a hattrick of goals in Bordeaux’s 6-0 thrashing of Nimes in Tuesdays night’s Ligue un clash.

Former Arsenal skipper hails Super Eagles star Josh Maja

Former Arsenal defender Laurent Koscielny has tipped Girondins de Bordeaux teammate Josh Maja for greatness after seeing the explosive display of the Nigeria international against Nimes on Tuesday.
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Former Nigeria football star Osaze Odemwingie turns professional golfer

The 38-year-old, who retired from football in April, took to social media to announce his membership into the Professional Golfers Association (PGA).
Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.

Alex Iwobi now Nigeria’s costliest player ever after £35 million move to Everton

Super Eagles forward Alex Iwobi has become Nigeria’s top record signing and costliest player following his dramatic £35m (€37.9m) shock transfer deadline day switch to Everton from Arsenal.
Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen can’t wait to fulfil one of his longstanding ambition of playing in the highly glamourous UEFA Champions League after completing a move to French Ligue 1 outfit, Lille

Victor Osimhen wants to emulate Vincent Enyeama, Osaze Odemwingie

Nigerian youngster and new Lille signing Victor Osimhen admitted he wants to follow in the footsteps of Nigerians who previously represented the club.
Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen can’t wait to fulfil one of his longstanding ambition of playing in the highly glamourous UEFA Champions League after completing a move to French Ligue 1 outfit, Lille

Victor Osimhen: I’m happy with Champions League opportunity as Lille player

Nigeria forward Victor Osimhen can’t wait to fulfil one of his longstanding ambition of playing in the highly glamourous UEFA Champions League after completing a move to French Ligue 1 outfit, Lille.
Jurgen Klopp lifts the Champions League trophy (Photo by Michael Regan-Getty Images)

Osaze Odemwingie hails Jurgen Klopp after Champions League triumph

Former West Bromwich Albion and Stoke City striker Peter Odemwingie has lauded Liverpool coach Jurgen Klopp and the entire Reds squad for winning the 2018-19 Uefa Champions League trophy.
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FIFA: Why Osaze Odemwingie led the Women’s World Cup trophy tour to Nigeria

The Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, was already agog in anticipation of the arrival of the FIFA Women’s World Cup trophy, which was led into the Nigerian soil by some FIFA executives and Ambassador Peter Odemwingie on Thursday.
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Osaze Odemwingie: It was a tough decision to retire from football

Former Nigerian international Peter Osaze Odemwingie announced his departure from active football last week at the age of 37, and he has revealed that the decision to have his boots hung and retire from the game was a tough decision.
Peter Odemwingie has admitted missing Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations winning team in 2013 remains his only regret as he retires from football.

Peter Odemwingie admits ‘Nations Cup’ regret as he retires

Peter Odemwingie has admitted missing Nigeria’s Africa Cup of Nations winning team in 2013 remains his only regret as he retires from football.
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Osaze Odemwingie retires from football, set for coaching role

Former Super Eagles winger Peter Osaze Odemwingie has officially announced his retirement from football, Completesports.com reports.
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Peter Odemwingie: Manchester United will attack under Ole Solskjaer

Striker Peter Odemwingie and former Nigeria international has added his voice to the reactions of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as the interim manager for Manchester United.

Osaze Odemwingie: Super Eagles’ performance disappointing

Former Nigeria forward Peter Osaze Odemwingie has said the performance of the Super Eagles against Croatia was disappointing and poor.

World Cup: Gernot Rohr to stick with core Super Eagles squad

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has ruled out bringing in new players to bolster his squad for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II.

Court voids report recommending Emir Sanusi’s suspension

The Federal High Court in Kano on Friday dismissed the preliminary report of the state Public Complaint and Anti-corruption Commission (PCACC) which recommended the suspension of the Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, pending investigations into alleged financial misappropriation of the emirate’s funds.
Jordan Henderson is set to miss at least “three weeks” of action with a hamstring injury, depriving Liverpool of their captain and one of their most in-form players for a minimum of four games.

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson out for three weeks

Liverpool captain Jordan Henderson will be sidelined for up to three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury against Atletico Madrid, the Premier League leaders announced on Friday.
A bus departing from the South Korean city of Daegu is disinfected as the number of Covid-19 infections rise. China’s coronavirus cases have risen over 75,000. YONHAP-AFP via Getty Images

Coronavirus: 500 Chinese prisoners infected

Authorities on Friday said the new coronavirus has infected about 500 people in China’s prisons, almost half outside the province at the centre of the epidemic.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

NYSC corps members sensitise Oyo community on waste disposal

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in Oyo, the ancient town of Oyo State, have sensitized the people of the community on waste disposal in their various environments.
Prof. Isaac Adegun of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ilorin, has warned against over slimming of the body and tummy protrusion beyond certain limit.

Professor warns against ‘over-slimming’ of body

Prof. Isaac Adegun of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Ilorin, has warned against over slimming of the body and tummy protrusion beyond certain limit.