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Twenty three Super Eagles players embarked on different training regime at the Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport in the port city, Alexandria, Tuesday, ahead of Nigeria’s opening game against Burundi on June 22.

AFCON: Super Eagles debunks ‘unknown sickness’ report

Nigeria’s Super Eagles has debunked reports on ‘unknown sickness’ that allegedly hit the camp ahead the commencement 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai creates three new ministries in Kaduna

The Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.
Nasir El-Rufai

Governor El-Rufai retains 14 ministries, with three new ones

Kaduna State Government has retained its 14 ministries in the state despite additional three new ones.
John Ogu

John Ogu: I’ve no Trabzonspor link, but there’re offers from Turkey

Former Hapoel Be’er Sheva of Israel midfielder, John Ogu, has dismissed outrightly the reports that he is on the verge of linking up with Turkish Super Lig side, Trabzonspor.
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Saturday (12.00 midnight) join about 53 world leaders in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for the opening of the summit of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC).1

Presidency replies CAN, Ohanaeze over President Buhari’s OIC meeting attendance

The Presidency has described criticism by some Nigerians, including Ohanaeze Ndigbo and the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), of President Muhammadu Buhari’s attendance at an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) meeting over the weekend, as “tantrums”.

Governor Emmanuel: Akwa Ibom will compete with Lagos in terms of direct foreign investments

Akwa Ibom governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has said he would ensure that the state competes stiffly with Lagos in terms of attracting direct foreign investment (FDI) within the next four years of his administration.
Ciara

Ciara accepted into Harvard Business School

American singer Ciara has been accepted into the prestigious Harvard Business School.
Burna Boy

Burna Boy, Teni, Mr Eazi nominated for BET awards

Nigerian music stars Burna Boy, Teni and Mr Eazi have been nominated in different categories for the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards.
Commonwealth god medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye showed her stuff against some of the world’s best at the Germany Grand Prix yesterday as the Ondo state-born wrestler recorded an emphatic over her opponents to claim gold medal in the 57kg of the women’s freestyle.

Ondo: We have always supported wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye

Ondo State Commissioner for Youths and Sports Development, Saka Yusuf-Ogunleye, on Saturday reacted to recent comments by wrestler Odunayo Adekuoroye that the state government did not support other sports aside football.

House of Reps consider report on sports bill

The House of Representatives on Thursday, considered the report of its Committee on Sports on a bill for an act to Provide for Administration and Management of Sports in Nigeria.
Manchester United’s Argentinian defender Marcos Rojo (2R) heads the ball during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on April 28, 2019. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) /

Five things we learned from the Premier League

Manchester City remain just a point ahead of Liverpool at the top with two games of the Premier League season to go as both were victorious again this weekend.

NCC: Nigeria losing 3b dollars annually to piracy

The Nigerian Copyrights Commission (NCC) on Friday disclosed that Nigeria was losing three billion dollars annually to activities of pirates.
The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.

Plateau United technical crew gets two-match ultimatum

The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.
Dapo Abiodun

Dapo Abiodun: We’re determined to make right difference in governance

The Ogun state governor – elect, Prince Dapo Abiodun, on Wednesday declared that his in – coming administration is imbued with determination to make a difference in the governance of the State.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, on Thursday in Abuja said Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has not endorsed the Amaju Pinnick-led faction of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)

Minister Dalung: Super Eagles must be ‘business-like’ against all AFCON opponents

Nigerian Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has warned the Super Eagles not to underrate their Group B opponents when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in June in Egypt.
Dapo Abiodun

Ogun governor-elect announces economic transition committee

Ogun State Governor-Elect, Prince (Dr.) Dapo Abiodun, has announced the Economic Transition Committee that will further articulate his campaign manifesto, ensure robust engagement with stakeholders and develop a Roadmap to guide its implementation.

Irregular migration: ECOWAS moves to increase job creation

ECOWAS is developing modalities to increase job creation to address illegal migration in the region, officials have said.

60 Nigerian students write Turkish universities’ scholarship exam

About 60 Nigerian students recently joined their counterparts across the world to write the March edition of Uluyos examination, the entrance examination into about 83 Turkish government-owned universities.

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Man admits robbing with toy gun

An Ogudu Magistrates’ Court in Lagos on Wednesday remanded a 21-year-old man, Samson Obinna, who allegedly used a toy gun to rob another man of a cell phone worth 40,o00.
Brazilian football player Neymar (C) arrives on crutches at the Women’s Defence Precinct in Sao Paulo, Brazil on June 13, 2019 to testify after Brazilian Najila Trindade filed a complaint against him on May 31, saying he assaulted her after inviting her to visit him in Paris. – Brazilian police said on Thursday they had filed a defamation suit against the woman who has accused football star Neymar of rape, after she insinuated the force was corrupt. (Photo by ARI FERREIRA / AFP)

Neymar three-match Champions League ban confirmed

Brazilian star Neymar will miss three Champions League matches next season, UEFA confirmed Wednesday, as punishment for insulting a referee following Paris Saint-Germain’s collapse against Manchester United.
Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.

Juan Mata signs new Manchester United deal until 2021

Manchester United have confirmed that attacking midfielder Juan Mata has signed a new deal with the club that sees him tied to Old Trafford until 2021 with the option to extend for an additional year.

Philippe Coutinho: I’m not sure I will remain in Barcelona

Barcelona playmaker Philippe Coutinho has revealed that his future at the club remains uncertain.
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Adidas loses EU court battle over ‘three stripes’ design

The court, the EU’s second-highest tribunal, upheld a 2016 ruling by the bloc’s intellectual property regulator cancelling the registration of the three-stripe design as a trademark following a challenge by a Belgian shoe company.