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NPFL: Remo Stars sanctioned for crowd violence

Getting promoted to the Nigeria Professional Football League was a thing of joy for Remo Stars – but that joy may have been short-lived.
Barcelona’s Spanish midfielder Andres Iniesta arrives for a training session on the eve of the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Real Madrid CF at the FC Barcelona Joan Gamper sports center in Sant Joan Despi on May 5, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Josep LAGO

Barcelona icon Andres Iniesta apologises over blackface photo

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has apologised after posting a photo on social media with two people in blackface as part of Epiphany celebrations.
Kashima Antlers showed too much respect to Real Madrid in their Club World Cup clash on Wednesday, according to Zico.

Club World Cup: Kashima Antlers showed Real Madrid too much respect – Zico

Kashima Antlers showed too much respect to Real Madrid in their Club World Cup clash on Wednesday, according to Zico.

Fans cheer as Andres Iniesta lands in Japan to join Vissel Kobe

Hundreds of football fans flocked to cheer Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta when he arrived in Japan on Wednesday to join his new club Vissel Kobe.

Neymar: There’s no attempt to be Brazil’s national team top scorer

Brazil’s top footballer, Neymar, has said that he is not struggling to beat the records of his country’s legends like Pele, Ronaldo and Romario.

Andres Iniesta greets Japanese football fans, vows to conquer Asia

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta on Saturday made his first appearance at Vissel Kobe since signing for the Japanese side, greeting thousands of fans and vowing to make his new club the biggest in Asia.

Steve Perryman: Andres Iniesta coup puts J-League on the map

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta’s decision to join Japan’s Vissel Kobe could make the J-League a serious option for the world’s top footballers, former Shimizu S-Pulse manager Steve Perryman said.

Brazil’s Neymar admits ‘fear’ ahead of injury return for 2018 World Cup

Neymar has admitted he needs to overcome the "fear" of his broken foot injury to inspire Brazil at this summer’s World Cup.

Neymar’s golden foot to go under the knife

Brazil and Paris Saint-Germain superstar Neymar was to undergo surgery for a broken right foot Saturday, putting the planet's most expensive footballer out of action until the eve of the World Cup.

Neymar took a step back leaving Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain – Ronaldo

Neymar's decision to swap La Liga giants Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain was a step backwards, according to Brazil legend Ronaldo.

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Supplementary polls: Nigerian Army warns against violence in Sokoto

Ahead of Saturday’s supplementary polls to conclude the governorship elections in Sokoto state, the Nigerian Army on Thursday, expressed readiness to check all forms of lawlessness during the exercise.

FIFA bans ex-football chief for life

FIFA on Thursday slapped a lifetime ban on the disgraced former head of Ecuador’s football federation, Luis Chiriboga, after finding him guilty of taking bribes.
National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN)

NOUN denies paying ex-President Obasanjo as facilitator

The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) says it has never made any payment to former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, for services he renders to the institution as one of its facilitators.

Murder: Lawyer asks court to reject her confessional statement

Justice Adedayo Akintoye will on April 11 rule whether or not to conduct a trial-within-trial on the confessional statement made by a female lawyer, Udeme Otike-Odibi, standing trial for the murder of her lawyer-husband, Symphorosa Odibi.
Nigeria Police

Police launch manhunt for killers of NYSC members in Bayelsa

The Police in Bayelsa has launched a manhunt for the killers of two National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members in the state.