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Niger Tornadoes lift first Ogunjobi Gold Cup trophy

Niger Tornadoes are champions of the Ogunjobi Gold Cup Tourney after they defeated last year winners Sunshine Stars 2-1 at the Kwara State Stadium Complex, Ilorin.
Former Super Eagles captain Joseph Yobo believes Kenneth Omeruo has the experience and quality to lead the country to glory at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.

CD Leganes defender confirms Kenneth Omeruo’s switch

Greece international Dimitrios Siovas has claimed that Kenneth Omeruo’s proposed switch to CD Leganes is a done deal.
Enyimba International FC Technical Adviser, Usman Abd’Allah

Usman Abd’Allah: Enyimba still hungry for domestic, continental glories

Enyimba technical adviser, Usman Abd’Allah, says they are primed for more domestic and continental glories this term as they head into another campaign in the CAF Champions League.
Gbenga Ogunbote

Lobi Stars unveil Gbenga Ogunbote as new head coach

Gbenga Ogunbote has been unveiled as the new head coach of Nigeria Professional Football League outfit, Lobi Stars.
Edith Agoye

3SC coach, two others quit after failed promotion bid

It is the second time in a row the Oluyole Warriors would fail miserably to snatch the promotion ticket. Consequently, the head coach of the club, Edith Agoye; General Manager, Rasheed Balogun and Team Manager, Dimeji Lawal, have all announced their resignation from the the club.

Gbenga Ogunbote joins Lobi Stars

Gbenga Ogunbote has said that he has parted company with Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) side, Enugu Rangers and that he has joined Lobi Stars of Makurdi.
William Paul Ekong of Nigeria (l) reacts in disappointment after scoring an own goal during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations Finals Semifinal football match between Algeria and Nigeria at the Cairo International Stadium, Cairo, Egypt on 14 July 2019

Afcon: Super Eagles deserve commendation, not condemnation – Kadiri Ikhana

Kadiri Ikhana has pleaded with Nigerians not to condemn the Super Eagles after their 2-1 defeat to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match in Cairo.
What would have been a massive payday for the Super Eagles was bungled following the team’s shocking loss to Madagascar in a final Group B game of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations played yesterday.

Afcon: Super Eagles must improve on goal scoring in next game – Kadiri Ikhana

Former Nigeria international Kadiri Ikhana says the Super Eagles must improve on their goalscoring form as they take on their Round of 16 opponents at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations currently going on in Egypt.
Daniel Akpeyi (left) with Ikechukwu Ezenwa in Super Eagles training

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: Super Eagles in positive mood ahead of Guinea clash

Ikechukwu Ezenwa, one of Nigeria Super Eagles’ three goalkeepers at the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, has told newsmen that the team is in fine mood ahead of their Wednesday’s second Group B match against Syli Nationale of Guinea.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu

Aiteo Cup: Rangers face Lobi Stars as Rivers United tackle Akwa United

The 2019 Aiteo Cup competition in the men’s category enters the Round of 32 stage on Wednesday with 16 matches slated for 11 venues across the country.

Rivers United to face Akwa United as Federation Cup reaches Round of 32

Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
Enugu Rangers forward Godwin Aguda has stated that there is no time to brood over the Flying Antelopes 3-0 defeat to Rivers United in their final outstanding game hence the swift shift in focus to the next game away to Enyimba on Sunday.

Federation Cup: Enugu Rangers, Akwa United book Round of 32 tickets

Akwa United, Rivers United, Abia Warriors were among the other clubs who sent their opponents packing in the Round of 64 fixtures on Saturday.
Enyimba wins record eighth Nigeria Professional Football League title following a 3-0 win against Akwa United in their Championship play-offs fixture at the Agege Stadium as runners-up Kano Pillars will represent Nigeria in 2020 CAF Champions League.

Aiteo Cup: Enyimba begin quest for domestic double in Ilorin

Newly-crowned Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) champions Enyimba are top on the list of teams which would begin their quest for glory in the 2019 Federation Cup this weekend.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa: I support whoever is Super Eagles’ 1st-choice goalkeeper

Ikechukwu Ezenwa has assured that he will give 110 per cent support to whoever emerges as the Super Eagles’ first choice goalkeeper as his competition with Francis Uzoho and Daniel Akpeyi continues ahead of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

NPFL: Abia Warriors, Plateau United survive as El-Kanemi, Gombe United relegate on final day

2017 Nigeria Professional Football League winners, Plateau United survived relegation on the final day of the 2019 season after a 0-0 draw away at Delta Force but El-Kanemi Warriors, Gombe United, Kwara United, Bendel Insurance and Go Round were relegated after failing in matches played yesterday.
Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

NNL matches on hold as Aiteo Cup takes centre stage

Organisers of the Nigeria National League (NNL), the second tier of Nigeria’s football league, have placed the 2018/2019 season on hold.
David Samson Unuanel

Ex-Enyimba coach drags club over alleged N3.45 million debt

Former Coach of Enyimba International F.C., Samson Unuanel, on Tuesday dragged the club before the National Industrial Court, Abuja, over alleged unpaid N3.450 million, being the balance of his sign-on-fee
Solomon Ogbeide

NFF in shock after Lobi Stars coach Solomon Ogbeide passes away

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released a statement after the death of Lobi Stars coach Solomon Ogbeide.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Etsu Nupe on double celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent felicitations to the monarch of Nupe Kingdom in Niger, Etsu Nupe, Alhaji Yahaya Abubakar as he marked 16 years on the throne and celebrated 67th birthday.

Bayelsa PDP crisis: Ex-ward chairmen rallies support for Senator Ewrudjakpo

Former ward chairmen of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the across the 105 wards in the state under the aegis of Patriots have condemned in very strong terms the continued attack on the person of the Senator representing West Senatorial District, Senator Lawrence Ewrudjakpo over his nomination as the running mate to the PDP candidate, Senator Douye Diri in the November 16 governorship election.
Elvis Omoiro

Senator Omo-Agege calls for “thorough investigation” on Buhari, APC supporter’s attack

Deputy Senate President, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, has called for “thorough investigation” over the attack on a supporter of President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr. Elvis Omoiri, in Effurun, Delta state.

Neymar: ‘Personal reasons’ behind desire to quit Paris Saint-Germain

Neymar claimed he can handle hostility from Paris Saint-Germain fans and "personal reasons" were behind his desire to quit the club.
Governor David Nweze Umahi

NULGE group lauds Ebonyi governor’s performance

The National leadership of “Young Workers’ Committee’’, an arm of the Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) has lauded the efforts of Ebonyi Gov. Dave Umahi in developing the state.