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Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa says he’s excited staging a return to the national team after missing out recent games due to injury.

Ahmed Musa: No coach can stop me from fasting

Super Eagles captain Ahmed Musa appreciates the concern showed by coaches whenever he is fasting but says it won’t stop him from observing his spiritual duty during matches because it does not affect his performance.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Bayelsa/Kogi guber: YIAGA calls for peaceful, credible polls

Inspite of the numerous concerns identified ahead of tomorrow’s governorship election in Bayelsa State, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), YIAGA Africa, has urged the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), security agencies, political parties and citizens to play their part in ensuring a peaceful, credible and conclusive process.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Governor of Anambra State, Dame Virginia Ngozi Etiaba, on her 77th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Virgy Etiaba at 77

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Governor of Anambra State, Dame Virgy Etiaba, on her 77th birthday.
Lille of France forward Victor Osimhen is on the shopping list of Premier League Newcastle who are desperate to sign a striker when the January transfer window opens.

Victor Osimhen happy to bring family out of poverty

Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has reflected on the hardship his family faced while growing up but is happy the era has become history.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho has been ruled out of action for the next six months after suffering an injury during the Brazil versus Nigeria friendly which held in Singapore last Sunday.

Omonia Nicosia shop for Francis Uzoho’s replacement

Cypriot professional football club side, Athletic Club Omonia Nicosia, is already looking for a replacement for Nigeria goalkeeper Francis Uzoho, who is facing an extended lay-off after rupturing ligaments in his knee.

ODSFA: We recruited best players ahead of new season

The Chairman of the agency, Tajudeen Akinyemi, said this on Wednesday in Akure when the executive of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) in Ondo State paid him a courtesy visit.
Officials of the Nigerian mission and their spouses lead the parade on Saturday.

Nigerian Independence parade in New York City — in pictures

As the celebration of Nigerian 59th Independence anniversary continues both in home and abroad, thousands of Nigerians and well-wishers hit the streets of Manhattan in New York on Saturday to participate in the 2019 Independence Day Parade.
Juventus legend Claudio Marchisio has announced his retirement from football in a press conference at the Juventus Stadium.

Claudio Marchisio: Juventus was my dream come true

Claudio Marchisio reveals his dream came true when he first trained with Juventus and admits the Champions League final in Berlin is the one regret of his Juve career.
Tyson Fury condemned Otto Wallin to his first defeat as a professional in Las Vegas on early Sunday morning.

Tyson Fury survives Otto Wallin bloodbath in Las Vegas

Tyson Fury condemned Otto Wallin to his first defeat as a professional in Las Vegas on early Sunday morning.
Detectives are presently questioning the founder of Commonwealth of Zion Assembly, Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over the rape allegations levelled against him by Busola, a photographer and wife of popular singer, Timi Dakolo.

Police harassing, intimidating Biodun Fatoyinbo – group

A group, Social Justice League (SJL), has urged the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) and other security agencies to stop harassing and intimidating the Senior Pastor of the Commonwealth of Zion Assembly (COZA), Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo, over preliminary investigation into the allegation of rape leveled against him by Mrs. Bukola Dakolo.
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English Premier League early predictions

Football being the most loved game on the planet, continues to amuse sports fanatics every day. While there are several international and local tournaments taking place throughout the year, Premier League remains the most eagerly awaited annual competition. Popular in its home country of England, fans across the world also follow the English clubs as they go about winning and losing matches.
Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has accused Samir Nasri of being a bully and declared he'll never respect the Frenchman as a player.

Emmanuel Frimpong hits out at ‘bully’ Samir Nasri

Former Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has accused Samir Nasri of being a bully and declared he'll never respect the Frenchman as a player.

PMI: Business activities improve in July – CBN

In spite of global trade tensions and delays in the appointment of key officials to kick start the economy, business activities remained positive as the Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) for the month of July...

COZA rape scandal: Honouring invitation is optional – police source

The Police have said the invitation letter served on Timi Dakolo and his wife, Busola, is part of investigation procedure.
The Police on Sunday confirmed that its operatives had served official invitation letters on Busola and Timi Dakolo over the highly publicised case involving Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo.

Police invite Busola, Timi Dakolo for questioning over alleged rape accusation

The Police on Sunday confirmed that its operatives had served official invitation letters on Busola and Timi Dakolo over the highly publicised case involving Pastor Biodun Fatoyinbo.
The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal in Uyo, on Monday, ordered INEC to allow the All Progressive Congress (APC) candidate, Mr Nsima Ekere, to inspect all election materials used during the March 9 Governorship Election.

Tribunal: Kenyan ICT expert testifies, says INEC has server

An Information Communication Technology, ICT, expert from Kenya, Mr. David Njorga, on Friday, maintained before the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, that the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, transmitted results of the February 23 presidential election, to a central server.

Family, associates seek N9 million to save ailing journalist

Family members, friends and professional colleagues of ailing veteran sports journalist Akinloye Oyebanji on Thursday appealed to governments, public-spirited individuals and corporate organisations to assist him with the sum of $25,000.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has suggested the team’s loss to Madagascar could be a blessing in disguise and the major reason they are still in the race for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) title.

Afcon: Algeria more impressive than Super Eagles – Gernot Rohr

Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr admitted he expects a far tougher challenge against Algeria in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals than during qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
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Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.