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Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has been honoured with a place in the Serie A Team of the Year for the fourth time in a row.

Napoli’s Kalidou Koulibaly doubtful for Udinese clash after shoulder injury

Napoli centre-back Kalidou Koulibaly is doubtful for their Serie A fixture against Udinese on Saturday, owing to a shoulder injury.
Liverpool’s Sadio Mane

FIFA Award: Why I voted for Sadio Mane – Lionel Messi

Barcelona star Lionel Messi has explained why he voted for Liverpool forward Sadio Mane to win the FIFA Best’ award.
Scorer of the winning goal at the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, Vincent Aboubakar, has been left out of Cameroon's final squad for the upcoming tournament in Egypt.

Cameroon’s Vincent Aboubakar suffers muscle injury in Porto win

Porto manager Sergio Conceicao is uncertain about the severity of Vincent Aboubakar's injury after the forward limped off in a Portuguese Primeira Liga match.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has been honoured with a place in the Serie A Team of the Year for the fourth time in a row.

Senegal’s Kalidou Koulibaly makes fourth consecutive Serie A Team of the Year

Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly has been honoured with a place in the Serie A Team of the Year for the fourth time in a row.

Liverpool’s Sadio Mane apologises for missing Paris awards ceremony

Liverpool star Sadio Mane has apologised for not attending the Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris on Monday night, but feels he might be a contender for the award next year
Crystal Palace have completed the signing of Jordan Ayew on a permanent deal.

Jordan Ayew: My hardwork has paid off with African Footballer of the Year nomination

Ghana international Jordan Ayew believes his presence in the 2019 African Footballer of the Year award shortlist is an indication of his improved form.
Iyene Essien, from Akwa Ibom State, is currently Nigerias #1 female under-18 Golfer, and she is only 13 years old.

Golf prodigy Iyene Essien to represent Nigeria at 2022 Summer Youth Olympics in Dakar

Iyene was the youngest invitee at the just-completed Nigeria Ladies open championship in Abuja, that held from Nov 13th to Nov 19th. In February 2019, she captained the Nigeria Girls team to Botswana for the Africa Junior Golf Championship in Botswana
Another Super Eagles star Henry Onyekuru pulled out of Ukraine international friendly encounter billed for September 10 in Dnipro.

Nigeria move four spots on FIFA ranking, now 31st

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots in the November ranking to place 31st on the ranking table.
Semi Ajayi delivered impressive performance to help West Bromwich Albion clinch a 4-1 victory against Bristol City in Wednesday’s Championship game.

Semi Ajayi helps West Bromwich Albion extend winning streak against Bristol City

Semi Ajayi delivered impressive performance to help West Bromwich Albion clinch a 4-1 victory against Bristol City in Wednesday’s Championship game.
Super Eagles’ head coach Gernot Rohr has said winning the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) for Nigeria would make him the most excited person.

Gernot Rohr ranked 19th best coach in the world by German firm

Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has been ranked 19th best coach in the world by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics (IFFHS) based in Germany.
Nigeria’s Sand Eagles suffered their worst defeat in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after Tuesday’s night 12-2 loss to Brazil in Paraguay.

Sand Eagles suffer worst defeat in Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigeria’s Sand Eagles suffered their worst defeat in FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup after Tuesday’s night 12-2 loss to Brazil in Paraguay.
Former Liverpool forward El-Hadji Diouf has drawn similarities between Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane and how they complement each other's performances.

Mo Salah, Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang nominated for African Player of the Year award

Mohamed Salah is targeting a third consecutive African Player of the Year trophy after being named on the preliminary list of nominees for the 2019 award.
Nigeria Football Federation is still being owed a larger part of their $2m prize money for finishing third in the 2019 CAF African Cup of Nations in Egypt.

Odion Ighalo leads Nigeria’s race for CAF African POTY Award

Wilfred Ndidi and Victor Osimhen have been nominated for the CAF African player of the year, they are also joined by former Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo, the trio named in a 30-man shortlist released on Sunday.

Nominees for all Caf 2019 Awards revealed — full list

The 2019 Caf Awards will hold on January 7, 2019 in Hurghada, Egypt with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Sunday.

Whistle blowing policy earns federal government N594.089 billion

The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Muhammed K. Dikwa, has revealed that the Federal Government (FG) has earned N594.09 billion from whistle blowing policy since its inception in 2016.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has called for an improved welfare package for teachers in Nigerian as they join their colleagues globally to mark this year’s World Teachers’ Day. 9

Speaker Gbajabiamila harps on capacity building against climate change

The House of Representatives’ Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, has said the nation needs to urgently build technical capacity and make concerted efforts to be able to tackle the challenge of climate change and environmental degradation.
Sadio Mane has stated he was unsure about Jurgen Klopp when the Liverpool manager first had contact with him while in charge of Borussia Dortmund in 2014.

Sadio Mané: Jürgen Klopp is the best manager in the world

Everyone knew Sadio Mané was great when he was at Southampton, but under Jürgen Klopp, Mané has turned into a Champions League winner and one of the best individual players in the world.
A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.

Nigeria’s football administration needs overhauling – ex-NSC chief

A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.

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Popular Nigerian musicians, Teni, Mr Eazi, and Burna Boy have been nominated alongside Cardi B, Drake and Nipsey Hussle for the 2019 BET awards.

Review: Teni’s music personality evolution draws mixed feelings

Popular singer Teniola Apata, a.k.a Teni as a songwriter and an entertainer has evolved in character and so has her music in the last year.

Abia sets up committee to verify NDDC projects in the state

Abia State government will on Monday in Umuahia, the state capital inaugurate a committee that will verify ongoing and completed projects of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) across the 17 local governments in the state.
Co-founder of Global Citizen, Michael Sheldrick, during: “Global Goal Live: Nigeria Policy Forum,” in Lagos on Thursday noted that the movement has created millions of positive citizens’ actions across the world to hold leaders accountable in the fight against hunger and poverty.

Global Citizen mobilises private sector philanthropy to end poverty improve healthcare

In line with the United Nation’s agenda to end extreme poverty by year 2030 under the Sustainable Development Goals, Global Citizen, a global movement for citizen-led actions to eradicate poverty and improve human living conditions, is working with the Nigerian private sector to harness resources to achieve the objective of ending poverty.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday in Abuja, congratulated Gov. Nyesom Wike of River, over the Supreme Court judgement that affirmed his election.

More pensioners enrolled into Rivers state monthly payroll

Following the completion of their bio-metric data capture, Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has approved the inclusion of 2,673 additional retirees into the monthly pension payment scheme of the State Government.
Arsenal first-team operations manager Ameesh Manek has been charged with improper conduct by the FA for his behaviour during Sunday's defeat to Crystal Palace.

Arsenal announce £30 million loss in matchday revenue after publishing annual accounts

As reported by The Mirror, having previously posted a pre-tax profit of £97.4million, Arsenal have now revealed a pre-tax loss of £23.5million, with matchday revenue going down to £69million.