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All is not well in the camp of Nigeria professional football league side Sunshine stars of Akure as their players are reportedly ready to boycott their next league game against FC Ifeanyi Ubah over financial dispute with the management.

NPFL: Ifeanyi Ubah host Heartland in Oriental derby

The feisty South-east derby between Ifeanyi Ubah and Heartland is the pick among nine Nigeria Professional Football League matches on match-day 28 encounters scheduled to hold at different venues across the country on Sunday.
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Henry Abiodun: Yaya Toure will succeed at FK Akhmat

Yaya Toure will succeed in his coaching role at FK Akhmat, according to Henry Abiodun who feels the experience garnered during his active days would count.
Captain Rabiu Ali scored with an overhead kick as Kano Pillars came from behind to beat Asante Kotoko 3-2 in the first leg Caf Champions League preliminary round clash at the Sani Abacha Stadium, Kano on Saturday.

Kano Pillars emerges NPFL leaders after Enyimba win

Ahmed Musa’s Kano Pillars have surpassed Akwa United as leaders of the Nigeria Professional Football League thanks to Sunday’s 2-1 win over Enyimba.
Akwa United defenders Olisah Ndah says couples of missed and questionable officiating are the factors that cost the promise Keepers all important three points against Katsina United.

NPFL: Akwa United regain top spot

Akwa United regained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard-fought 2-1 win against Kwara United in Uyo on Sunday.
Akwa United defenders Olisah Ndah says couples of missed and questionable officiating are the factors that cost the promise Keepers all important three points against Katsina United.

NPFL: Akwa United secure top spot after victory vs Sunshine Stars

Akwa United moved to the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a slim 2-1 win against Sunshine Stars in Uyo on Sunday.
Players and officials of Sunshine Stars Football Club of Ondo State on Tuesday disrupted vehicular movement in Akure, the state capital, protesting the nonpayment of their salaries.

Sunshine Stars protest non-payment of salaries in Ondo

Players and officials of Sunshine Stars Football Club of Ondo State on Tuesday disrupted vehicular movement in Akure, the state capital, protesting the nonpayment of their salaries.
Enyimba will begin their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title defence, with a home fixture against Nasarawa United.

NPFL: Kwara United thrash Adamawa United 5-0 to reclaim top spot

Kwara United yesterday stormed back to the top of the 2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season after a massive 5-0 win over hapless Adamawa United in the Week 17 match played at the Ilorin Township stadium.
Enyimba head coach Fatai Osho has expressed satisfaction with the side’s performance in Sunday’s CAF Confederation Cup clash against Rivers United.

Enyimba boss: We can be first Nigerian winners of CAF Confederation Cup

The two-time African champions have been drawn in a tough-looking Group A of the Confederation Cup alongside Orlando Pirates of South Africa, Algeria’s ES Setif and Al Ahli Benghazi from Libya.
Enugu Rangers forward Israel Abia has emerged winner of the prestigious Eunisell Boot Award for the top scorer in the 2019-20 Nigeria Professional Football League season.

Rangers forward Israel Abia wins Eunisell Boot award

Instituted by Eunisell, West Africa’s largest independent chemical as well as oil and gas engineering solutions company, the Eunisell Boot seeks to instill greatness in players in the domestic top flight and celebrate their success story.
Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.

Heartland end winless run in derby game vs Enyimba

Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.
Premier League side Heartland, are optimistic ahead of Match Day 4 against Plateau United on Sunday.

Heartland hopeful despite poor takeoff ready for Plateau united

The Scientific boys sometimes dubbed Nazi Millionaires are searching for their first point of the season. The Owerri landlords who have conceded five goals and scored three are reportedly in a hurry to arrest the drift.

Gbenga Ogunbote: Sunshine Stars a work in progress

Sunshine Stars boss Gbenga Ogunbote says his team is a work in progress after their slim win over FC Ifeanyi Ubah on Sunday.
Kano Pillars Football Club on Thursday unveiled Frenchman Lionel Emmanuel as their technical adviser. Also signed ahead of the 2020-2021 campaign are nine players.

Kano Pillars stop Katsina United in derby

Kano Pillars today beat Katsina United 2-0 to win the Northwest Derby, while Enugu Rangers bounced back from an opening day defeat at Rivers United to pip visiting Akwa United 1-0 in the second week of the NPFL.

Gbenga Ogunbote: Sunshine’ll do better vs FC Ifeanyi Ubah

After a goalless first half, Jigawa broke the deadlock in 76th minute through Onukwube Stone and the goal was enough to condemn Ogunbote ‘s side to their first defeat of the season.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

NPFL: Kwara United shock Plateau United on opening day

Kwara United recorded the first away win of the new NPFL season courtesy of a 2-0 win at Plateau United, while Nasarawa United, MFM FC and Jigawa United won at home.
Teenager Abubakar Mohammed Gidado has expressed his readiness to utilize every opportunity to showcase his talent and uplift Jigawa Golden Stars as the 2020-21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gets underway.

Mohammed Gidado vows to lift Jigawa Golden Stars

Teenager Abubakar Mohammed Gidado has expressed his readiness to utilize every opportunity to showcase his talent and uplift Jigawa Golden Stars as the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) gets underway.
Stellenbosch FC have complete the long-anticipated signing of Nigerian forward Stanley Dimgba, who has agreed a three-year contract with the DStv Premiership outfit.

Enyimba forward completes switch to South Africa’s Premiership outfit

Stellenbosch FC have complete the long-anticipated signing of Nigerian forward Stanley Dimgba, who has agreed a three-year contract with the DStv Premiership outfit.

Former Super Eagles coach edges closer to becoming Stade Malien boss

Former Super Eagles coach Augustine Eguaveon is a few details away from becoming the coach of Malian club Stade Malien.
Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.

Chukwuemeka Obioma joins Abia Warriors from Heartland

Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.
Katsina United are interested in signing midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa after parting ways with Champions Enyimba of Aba.

Katsina United leads the race to sign Chukwuka Onuwa

Katsina United are interested in signing midfielder Chukwuka Onuwa after parting ways with Champions Enyimba of Aba.
Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.

Azeez Akinyemi joins Israeli side Maccabi Netanya from Plodiv

Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.
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Plateau United coach seeks financial support to achieve Champions League Semi final target

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‘Armed robbers’ involved in ghastly motor accident in Ogun

Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.

Russians nationals detained in Chad desert say they are tourists

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The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has said that for appreciable development to take place in the country, more women must be regarded and enlisted to take up more spaces in governance.

Senate vows to expose MDAs refusing to account for public funds

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Governor ‘Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has addressed the issues surrounding the strike action by some state-owned tertiary institutions, declaring that the state will resolve the matter within the month.

Oyo governor urges council chiefs to strengthen intelligence gathering in their areas

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Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

Super Eagles coach joins NPFL stars in training ahead of Mexico friendly

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.

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Human Rights lawyer, Chief Malcolm Omirhobo, has filed a suit against the Federal Government before the Economic Community of the West African States (ECOWAS) community court in Abuja over the suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria.

Nigerian lawyer sues government for N510 million over Twitter ban

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