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Agara urges athletes to sharpen skills for 2020-Olympics games

By Lekan Olaseinde Abuja The President of Karate Federation of Nigeria, Mr. Silas Ali Agara has called on the athletes to sharpen their skills in the National Open championship which will run from today (Tuesday) till Saturday in Abuja as the championship will be used to select athletes that will represent the country at the […]

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CHAN Eagles defender Osas Okoro against Sierra Leone in WAFU Cup

Home-based Super Eagles will train for at least two weeks in Rabat before the kick-off the 2018 CHAN also in Morocco. The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have an agreement with their Moroccan counterparts as regards training programmes between the two countries and that was what was used when the Super Eagles trained in Morocco prior […]

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Russia 2018 W/Cup:CAF agrees to move AFCON fixtures of Eagles, Senegal, others

By Gbenga Jolaosho   Confederation of African Football (CAF) has agreed in principle to move next year’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifiers ,originally set for March, to allow the continent’s 2018 World Cup representatives to play friendly matches in build-up for the World Cup. The AFCON qualifiers will be moved to October, freeing space […]

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Barca, Man Utd, others interested in Onyekuru

European giants FC Barcelona and Manchester United are monitoring Nigerian forward Henry Onyekuru performance at Belgian side, Anderlecht, reports in Belgium claim. Scouts from both clubs, according to Belgian news outlet Het Laastste Nieuws, were at the Stade La Cononnier on Saturday to observe the forward who scored the winning goal for Anderlecht in their […]

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SEC Commended on Capital Market Development Fund

By Benjamin Umuteme Abuja Former Board Chairman of Security and Exchange Commission (SEC) Dr. Suleyman Ndanusa, has commended the Commission for setting up the Nigerian Capital Market Development Fund (NCMDF). Speaking at the inauguration of the board of NCMDF, Dr. Ndanusa said the move is in the right direction as in line with its mandate […]

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Eboue advises Toure to quit Man City

Ivorian legend Emmanuel Eboue has urged his countryman Yaya Toure to quit Manchester City. Toure has found himself relegated to a bit-part role this season at City, who are managed by Pep Guardiola. Eboue, who played for Arsenal between 2004 and 2011, spoke to the Manchester Evening News about Toure’s situation. “I’m not sure that […]

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Man united line up £40m to hook Tottenham’s Rose

Manchester United are preparing a £40million January bid for Tottenham left-back Danny Rose – and could offer Luke Shaw as a makeweight in the deal. The England international was left out of Tottenham’s squad for Saturday’s North London Derby defeat to Arsenal as he tries to build fitness following 10 weeks out with a knee […]

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Fury asks fans to choose his next victim

Tyson Fury took to Twitter to ask who his ‘next victim’ in the ring should be, with Shannon Briggs coming out top of the poll. ‘The Cannon’ finished with 43 per cent of the vote, narrowly ahead of David Price on 40 per cent. There were 74,538 votes cast in total, spread amongst the four […]

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Arsenal shut some mouths with Spurs defeat – Bellerin

Hector Bellerin says Arsenal’s 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the north London derby has silenced the doubters. Arsene Wenger’s side secured their first Premier League success against their hated rivals since March 2014 thanks to goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday. It was the perfect response to critics […]

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FCT SWAN/Ahmed Yusuf Fresh 5-Aside: NAN, NTA clash in final

By Ikenna Okonkwo After action-packed hostilities inside Area 3 playground, venue of ongoing FCT SWAN/AhmedYusufFresh 5-Aside football competition, two public-owned media outfits, New Agency of Nigeria (NAN) and Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) will on Thursday size up each other in the final stage. NAN coached by veteran, Mr Wale Alabi put up a spirited performance […]

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Schools enjoined to embrace sports

By Najib Sani,   Bauchi Principal of the Immaculate Conception Secondary School Bauchi Reverend Moses Agada has advocated the introduction of sporting activities in secondary schools across the country opining that they serve as morale booster to students. The principal made this call during the closing ceremony of the 9th annual inter-house athletics competition of […]

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Over 50,000 athletes register for Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

The 2018 edition of the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon looks set to beat the attendance record of the 2016 and 2017 editions as over 50,000 runners have signified their intention to compete in the race slated for February 10, 2018, by collecting the race forms. In 2016, over 50, 0000 runners participated while 73,000 […]

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19 year old SS3 student wins 4-inch heel race in Lagos

By Suleiman Uba Gaya Lagos Emmanuel Francesca, a 19-year old secondary school student, won the maiden edition of the 4-inch high-heel racing competition which drew a total number of 50 ladies between the ages of 18-28 years in Lagos, yesterday. Speaking during the event, the organizer, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, DAK Marketing Services […]

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Russia 2018: Orelesi eyes Super Eagles placement

Former junior international Nurudeen Orelesi has declared that he has what it takes to solve Super Eagles left back problems. The versatile left full back that is known for his powerful and accurate long shot has been in impressive form for his Albanian club, Vllaznia Shkoder, scoring four goals in nine matches this season. Speaking […]

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FCT Principals Cup: 20 schools begin battle for honours

20 schools are taking part in the 2017 edition of the FCT Principals Cup which begins on Monday in two centers in the Capital City. The centers are the Government Secondary School Tudunwada, Wuse Zone 4 and the Area 3 playing pitch in Garki. The opening match at GSS Tudunwada center will see Government Secondary […]

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Balogun injured, undergoes surgery again

By Gbenga Jolaosho Abuja Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun is injured again, his club Mainz 05 revealed reveled yesterday. Balogun recently underwent surgery for broken cheekbones and had to wear a mask while playing for the Bundesliga side and the Super Eagles. The Mainz 05 defender is one of the key players that Eagles coach […]