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Eagles need Poland friendly to be ready for Croatia – Rohr

Festus Abu Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr believes the friendly match against Poland  will  be key for  the Super Eagles as they seek to win their  Group D   Russia 2018 World Cup first game against Croatia   at the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad on June 16. The  Europeans, who are 33 places higher than  the three-time African […]
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Otamendi gives City derby delight

Manchester City took a giant step towards the title as the leaders beat Manchester United 2-1 to clinch a record-equalling 14th successive Premier League victory, while Wayne Rooney’s late leveller gave Everton a 1-1 draw at Liverpool on Sunday, AFP reports. City drew level with Arsenal’s previous record winning streak, set between February and August […]
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Man City Beats United to Go 11 Points Clear

PREMIERSHIP Manchester City yesterday stretched its lead at the top of the table to 11 points and created English Premier League history with a 14th successive victory this season as the Citizens overcame Manchester United at Old Trafford. Pep Guardiola’s side also ended United’s 40-match unbeaten run at home – which stretched back to the […]
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Joshua set for mega fight with Parker

NEGOTIATIONS between Anthony Joshua and Joseph Parker are “going good” as they attempt to finalise a bumper unification fight for Cardiff on March 31, according to  The Sun. New Zealander Parker, the WBO heavy world champion, is set to meet the British boxing star and WBA and IBF title holder at the Principality Stadium in […]
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NPFL Invitational for CAF Campaigners, Others Begins in Kano

The Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Invitational scheduled to kick off at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano today is expected to provide the six teams competing with the chance to have one final chance at oiling their machines before the competitive season begins in January. NPFL champions Plateau United, last season’s runners-up MFM FC, […]
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Nigeria Defeats Ghana to Win AfriGlobal Unity Skate Soccer Cup

Nigeria at the weekend defeated Ghana 8-1 in the AfriGlobal Unity Skate Soccer Fiesta at the Agege Stadium in Lagos. The competition, which was organised by International Federation for Skate Soccer (IFSS) and co-sponsored by AfriGlobal Group and Binatone, was well attended by the fans. Nigeria came back from one goal down to beat their […]
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Ambode Commends Beach Soccer Eagles, Gidi Sharks

COPA LAGOS Lagos State Governor, Akinwumi Ambode, has applauded the performance of the country’s beach soccer team, the Beach Eagles, after putting up a great job at the 2017 COPA Lagos Beach Soccer Tournament that ended yesterday. The state governor also hailed the state’s team, Gidi Sharks, for putting up an impressive performance at the […]
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‘I’m Coming To Win,’ Ghana’s Ayiitey Warns Afonja Warrior                                         

GOTV BOXING NIGHT 13     Arye Ayiiteh, contender for the West African Boxing Union (WABU) middleweight title, has vowed to dethrone reigning champion, Nigeria’s Abolaji “Afonja Warrior” Rasheed, when they meet at GOtv Boxing Night 13 on 26 December. The event, which will feature musical performances by Small Doctor, Simi, Falz and Reekado Banks, will witness […]
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'The Wedding Party 2': See Nollywood actors light up red carpet in Arabian styles

Themed Arabian style, see Nollywood actors steal the spotlight at 'The Wedding Party 2' premiere
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Three Nigerians in CAF’s Think-Tank for Club competitions  

In yet another marker of the growing influence and visibility of Nigeria in global football administration, three Nigerians are members of a 14 –man Think-Tank put together by CAF to brainstorm over two days on ideas and strategies to rebrand the continent’s club competitions from both technical and commercial perspectives.  To this end, a two […]
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West African Ministers of Sports Meeting Opens in Abuja

A three-day meeting of West African Ministers of Sports Region 2 Steering Committee and Council of Sports Ministers opens on Monday December 11-14, 2017 at the ECOWAS Parliament Conference Hall, Area 10, Garki Abuja. The meeting will discuss among other issues, consideration for the host of the First edition of the African Union Sports Council […]
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Dortmund Sack Bosz As Coach, Appoint Stoeger

Borussia Dortmund have sacked Peter Bosz as head coach after the club failed to win any of their last eight Bundesliga games. Bosz’s sacking was announced via the Borussia Dortmund Twitter account on Sunday. Bosz, who led Ajax  to the 2017 UEFA Europa League final where they lost to Manchester United, will be replaced by former […]
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Nimi’s top 20 Christmas money tips

Do you look forward to Christmas or has it all become too much, stretching us to our limits in terms of stress, time and money. Here are my top 20 tips on how to have a great Christmas without throwing your finances into disarray. Prepare a Christmas budget A Christmas budget is the best place […]
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How to hire the right employees

Ozioma Ubabukoh Incidents of workplace crime have become a growing and worrying trend in Nigeria. Successive governments at the federal, state and local government levels have tried to battle the plague of over-bloated payrolls grossly populated by ghost workers with various degrees of success. Just recently, the Accountant General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris, announced […]
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CBN’ll use BVN to blacklist loan defaulters –Emefiele

Oyetunji Abioye The Central Bank of Nigeria under the auspices of the Bankers’ Committee has concluded plans to use the Bank Verification Number of customers to blacklist loan defaulters from accessing further loans in the nation’s banking system. The CBN Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, made the disclosure at the end of a two-day annual retreat […]
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Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings

Bitcoin futures launch sparks excitement, warnings Bitcoin makes its debut on a major exchange Sunday, a milestone for the digital currency that has some investors excited but others nervous.
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Zakat foundation empowers 494 with N148m

Academic and religious scholars have called for legislation to institutionalise the payment of zakat by wealthy Muslims as a measure to reduce poverty. They made the call at the 2017 Zakat Distribution organised by the Zakat and Sadaqat Foundation in Lagos. Zakat is the payment made annually under Islamic law on certain kinds of property […]
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