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Shehu Abdullahi has declared that he is fit and ready for Nigeria’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations quaterfinal clash against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa.
Super Eagles players have been paid their outstanding bonuses and allowances ahead of today’s Group B clash against the Barea of Madagascar.
Gernot Rohr is excited that his unpredictable style has put every player in the Super Eagles’ squad under pressure to perform ahead of today’s AFCON 2019 last group game against Madagascar at the Alexandria Stadium.
The injury sustained by RSC Charleroi of Belgium forward, Victor Osimhen is not that serious and may not stop the 20-year-old from making his 2019 Africa Cup of Nations debut in Nigeria’s last group game against Madagascar on Sunday in Alexandria.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has confirmed that Odion Ighalo will start for the team in today’s (Wednesday ) Group B clash against Guinea at the Alexandria Stadium.
Super Eagles defender Ola Aina is delighted to provide the assist which led to the team’s 1-0 win in Saturday’s AFCON 2019 Group B match against the Swallows of Burundi.
Shehu Abdullahi will miss Nigeria’s Group B clash against the Syli Nationale of Guinea on Wednesday at the Alexandria Stadium due to an hamstring injury.
Super Eagles’ winger Samuel Kalu is in stable condition in an undisclosed hospital after suffering a heart attack while training with the Nigerian squad yesterday.
Gernot Rohr says the Super Eagles are not 100 per cent fit, but are ready to confront their AFCON 2019 first Group B opponent, the Swallows of Burundi, with respect on Saturday.
Fears that the Super Eagles of Nigeria may find it difficult to raise a strong side in their 2019 Africa Cup of Nations opener against the Swallows of Burundi on Saturday in Alexandria has been dismissed.
Mutiu Adepoju, a former Nigeria international, has played down Super Eagles’ poor scoring form of late, but believes the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations which kicks of this weekend in Egypt will bring out the best in the three-time champions’ attacking potential.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa has declared that the team is ready to conquer the rest of the continent at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Super Eagles’ AFCON 2019 Group B opponents Guinea and Burundi will take on Egypt and Tunisia, respectively, in friendly games ahead of the tournament this summer.
The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire and Immigration Services Board, CDCFIB, has approved the suspension of seven senior officers and one junior personnel of the Nigerian Correctional Service over the unfortunate electrocution of 5 inmates of the Medium Security Custodial Centre, Lagos in order to facilitate unfettered investigation into the said incident.
A candidate of the House of Representatives election in Ogun state, Akeem Amosun, has defected to the People’s Democratic Party(PDP), ahead of the Local Government elections expected to be conducted in the state next year and general elections in 2023.
The National Mathematical Centre (NMC) on Thursday honoured 69 students of both junior and senior secondary schools with various awards for their outstanding performances in the 2018/2019 Nigeria National Olympiad competition.
For the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement to achieve its goals and boost intra-African trade, deliberate efforts ensuring fair trade must endure, says Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Niyi Adebayo.
Brendan Rodgers has signed a contract extension with Leicester City that sees him tied to the club until 2025.
The National Industrial Court sitting in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory, has ordered the immediate reinstatement of a lecturer of Federal University, Oye Ekiti, Prof. Adeyemi Oluwagbemiga, who was sacked by the management.
Anthony Joshua has warned Andy Ruiz Jr that he wants to reacquaint himself with the world title belts when they meet on Wednesday “to see what I’m about to have in my possession”.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, hailed the church for efforts in enhancing national cohesion for Nigeria’s growth and development.
Two suspects alleged to have killed a Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) officer in Apapa on Saturday were arraigned at a Magistrates’ court today.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Oladipo Olasope, has knocked the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) over its alleged docility and unnecessary silence on the Anti-Hate Speech Bill that has passed second reading in the National Assembly.