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Super Eagles rookie Moffi opens up to a new experience

Super Eagles new kid Terem Moffi admitted that he was nervous about being on the same field with some of the best stars in the country, and also spoke about the first message he received from coach Gernot Rohr.The...

ITTF confirms Aruna’s qualification for Tokyo 2020

Quadri The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) confirmed on Tuesday Nigerian Quadri Aruna's qualification for the rescheduled 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan. ITTF Competition Director Gabor Felegyi announced Aruna's qualification in a letter addressed to the President of the Nigerian Olympic...

Statement from Naomi Osaka on her withdrawal from the French Open

Japan's Naomi Osaka returns the ball to Romanian Patricia Maria Tig during her first round match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium on Sunday, May 30, 2021, in Paris. (AP Photo / Christophe...

Adequate infrastructure crucial for sports development – Pinnick

Shina Abubakar, Osogbo The president of the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has revealed that the construction of sports facilities underway in Osun state will aid sports development upon completion. Pinnick hit the trail Thursday in Osogbo after...

Barça completes the signing of the legendary Sergio Agüero from City

Spanish giants have confirmed the signing of Argentine Man City striker Sergio Agüero in free signing The 32-year-old hit man completed his medical exams in Spain, after bidding farewell to Man City, in their...

Kante does it all, Azpilicueta gets excited about his ‘special’ partner

By Emmanuel Okogba Chelsea captain César Azpilicueta believes that no other player is better than diminutive midfielder N'golo Kante after his Champions League triumph at the weekend. Azpilicueta, who was answering questions after Pep Guardiola's...

The city faces an injury scare when Gundogan withdraws from training

Gundogan Ilkay Gundogan retired before the end of Manchester City's training session on the eve of his Champions League final match with Chelsea in Porto. Gundogan, who is the Premier League champions' top scorer in all competitions this season...

Breaking minute: Chelsea beat Man City 1-0 to win the UEFA Champions League

Kai Havertz's goal was enough to give Chelsea their second Champions League title. All rights reserved. This material and any other digital content on this platform may not be reproduced, published,...

‘It was an honor to be trained by you’ – Ronaldo thanks Pirlo

Cristiano Ronaldo has shown his appreciation for former Juventus manager Andrea Pirlo, describing it as "an honor" to be coached by the former Italian international. Pirlo's not-so-surprising departure from Juve was confirmed on Friday, just hours...

TRANSFERS: Victor Moses, Gervinho, other offers that may have been missed

Despite the appeal of the deadline day, some clubs prefer to do business early, even before the official opening of the transfer window. Here is a list of some transfer deals that have gone unnoticed. Victor Moses is presented...
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Two Suspected Hijackers Arrested, Weapons Recovered in Delta

Delta State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of two suspected armed robbers and kidnappers in the state. The Command's...
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The Navy to establish the Desert Warfare Institute in Kano

The Chief of the Naval General Staff, Rear Admiral Awwal Zubairu Gambo, following the spread of bandits and other criminal groups in northwestern Nigeria,...

JAMB offers up-to-date information on candidates with incomplete registration

The Joint Admissions and Enrollment Board (JAMB) has advised candidates whose registration is incomplete to visit special centers to finalize the process. JAMB's chief...

NANS gives 14-day ultimatum to UNILAG and YabaTech to reestablish SUG

The National Association of Nigerian Students, Southwest Zone (NANS Zone D) has asked the management of the University of Lagos (UNILAG) and the Yaba...

Portugal vs France: Bruno Fernandes sends message to Pogba

Portugal midfielder Bruno Fernandes paid tribute to France's star Paul Pogba ahead of the two teams' tie at Euro 2020 on June 23. Fernandes said...