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The People’s Elephant were sent packing from the continental’s foremost club competition by Al Hilal of Sudan 1-0 on aggregate after they played a barren draw with the North African side in Aba a fortnight earlier.
Caf Champions League campaigners Enyimba lost 1-0 to their city rivals Abia Warriors in a friendly match played on Monday in Umuahia.
Enyimba will begin their march to Burkina Faso today when they make their road journey to Lagos in preparation for their tomorrow’s trip to Ouagadougou ahead of this weekend’s CAF Champions League preliminary round, first leg tie against Rahimo.
Enyimba coach Usman Abd’Allah has expressed satisfaction with the improved attitude and display by his players in their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Matchday 20 fixture against Remo Stars on Thursday at the Gateway International Stadium in Sagamu.
Rivers United put an end to Enyimba 12 match unbeaten run following a 1-0 win in their matchday-18 encounter at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium, Port-Harcourt, on Wednesday evening as Akwa United win away at Omoku against Go Round.
Technical adviser of Enyimba FC, Usman Abd’Allah, has revealed that the aim of his side is to win a continental ticket at the end of coming 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
Coach Usman Abdalla has agreed a two-year contract with Enyimba after he guided them to the semifinal of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup.
Enyimba chairman Felix Anyansi-Agwu has insisted his club should not be written off as they could still go to Raja Casablanca and win to qualify for the final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup despite the loss at home to the Moroccans.
Enyimba will face Raja Casablanca of Morocco in the semi-finals of the CAF Confederation Cup after the North Africans edged out Congo’s CARA Brazzaville 3-1 on aggregate in the quarter-final on Sunday.
‘The People’s Elephant’ Enyimba today romped to the semi-final of this year’s CAF Confederation Cup after they crushed Rayon Sports of Rwanda 5-1 in a quarterfinal second leg match.
Enyimba today posted a 0-0 draw at Rayon Sports of Rwanda in a CAF Confederation Cup quarterfinal first leg in Kigali.
Gbenga Ogunbote has said he is not surprised by the remarkable of CHAN Eagles defender Ikouwen Udoh after the youngster’s invitation to the Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been indicted in three corruption cases after he withdrew his request for immunity hours before the Knesset was set to pick up the issue.
Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Bode George and former Minister of Transport, Ebenezer Babatope, on Tuesday, expressed deep concern over series of argument generated by the newly instituted Western Nigeria Security Network, code-named “Operation Amotekun,” says the initiative suppose to be largely supported as it will add value to the Nigeria internal security.
Declaring open the second edition of the conference of Auditors-General in Nigeria, President Buhari challenged auditors to adhere to the professional code of conduct guiding their operations, while ensuring timely and quality review of financial performance of public officers.
Day Two of the ongoing Kwara State Sports Festival has hit a major snag after contingents from all 16 local governments in the state converging at the Ilorin, Kwara State government, Stadium.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has stated that being members of different political parties should not deny the country the much needed development.
The former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF), Mohammed Adoke, and six other co-defendants charged with 42 counts in connection with the controversial 1.09 billion dollars settlement agreement on Malabu Oil Block, on Thursday pleaded not guilty.
Queen Elizabeth II has given her assent to United Kingdom Prime Minister, Boris Johnson’s Brexit bill, thus enshrining the UK’s EU exit into law.
Aftermath of the Supreme Court judgement that upheld the election of Sen Bala Mohammed Abdulkadir as the duly elected Governor of Bauchi State, there are strong indications that many bigwigs of the opposition, APC in the state will soon dump the party for the ruling PDP.
The Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, has disclosed that desertification has led to loss of resources in many areas in northern Nigeria.
A woman goes to babysit for her son-in-law. But she ends up carrying, in the deal, two babies for the same man: one in her arms and the other in her stomach. It’s a story with various angles and tangles to it, a tragedy of immense proportion, with many loops and layers. And, untangling it, understanding it, is not going to prove an easy task for many a mind.