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John Obi Mikel

Mikel Obi named in English Championship team of the eeek

Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has been named in the English Championship Team of the Week.

Dickson Etuhu not guilty of match-fixing

A Swedish court on Thursday found former English Premier League player Dickson Etuhu not guilty of attempting to fix the result of a match.

Ex-Super Eagles player Dickson Etuhu’s alleged match-fixing trial starts

Former Super Eagles player Dickson Etuhu goes on trial in a Swedish court on Thursday to face a charge of match-fixing, which he denies.
West Bromwich Albion

West Brom move to top of English Championship as Middlesbrough, Derby falter

West Bromwich Albion signalled their determination to bounce straight back into the Premier League as their 3-2 victory at bottom club Preston North End powered them to the top of the Championship on Saturday.
Some Stoke City fans travelling to Deepdale on Saturday were pepper-sprayed by police.

Stoke City fans file police complaint after use of pepper spray on crowd

A woman has filed a police complaint after her 12-year-old son was among the Stoke City fans pepper-sprayed by officers at half-time of an away game against Preston North End on Saturday.
Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United made it two wins from two matches at the start of their Championship campaign when they overcame Frank Lampard's Derby County with an imperious 4-1 victory on Saturday.

Frank Lampard stunned as Leeds smash four goals at Derby

Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United made it two wins from two matches at the start of their Championship campaign when they overcame Frank Lampard's Derby County with an imperious 4-1 victory on Saturday.
Kepa Arrizabalaga

All Premier League completed transfer deals

The Premier League summer transfer window was shut on Thursday with the familiar craze of the deadline day. Several teams bolstered their side while some didn't bother getting new faces in.
Lifelong Hammer Jack Wilshere is a West Ham United player

Jack Wilshere hoping to boost England chances with West Ham move

Jack Wilshere hopes his move to West Ham United from Arsenal will rekindle his international career.

West Ham’s David Moyes says he has a ‘point to prove’

West Ham boss David Moyes says he has a "point to prove" as he aims to "repair" his reputation at his new club.

Manchester City aren’t new Invincibles – Pep Guardiola

Pep Guardiola has promised Arsene Wenger that Manchester City have no chance of emulating his Arsenal team's 2003/04 record of completing a Premier League season unbeaten.

Redknapp accepts managerial career all but over

Harry Redknapp believes his sacking as manager of second-tier Birmingham City will finally bring the curtain down on his long career.

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Bill Gates

Polio: Gates Foundation lauds Borno government over immunization campaign

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has commended the Borno State Government over its commitments to eradicating polio disease in spite of challenges by the Boko Haram insurgency.
Phillip Cocu

Phillip Cocu: I’m not going to try to be like Frank Lampard

Former PSV boss Cocu was appointed as Lampard's successor at the Championship club after the ex-England midfielder returned to Chelsea as their new head coach.
Anthony Kojo Williams

Kojo Williams: Sending Gernot Rohr on refresher course‘ll be insult on Nigerians

A former Chairman of the defunct Nigeria Football Association, Kojo Williams, has frowned on the decision by the President of the NFF, Amaju Pinnick, to send Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, to Germany on a refresher course.
Odion Jude Ighalo of Nigeria celebrates goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals, 3rd and 4th place match between Tunisia and Nigeria at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 17 July 2019 ©Samuel Shivambu-BackpagePix

Odion Ighalo confirms retirement from Super Eagles

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo on Friday confirmed his retirement from the national team, after leading the country to a third place finish at the just concluded Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

German agency begins radio programme to boost Plateau’s potato value chain

A German agency, German International Corporation (GIZ) or (Deutsche Gallschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit), has launched a radio programme in Plateau State to help transform fast staple food production and create employment along the potato value chain in Nigeria.