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Pinnick’s Tenure as CAF 1st Vice President expires

Pinnick’s Tenure as CAF 1st Vice President expires

  The term of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick as the 1st Vice President of the Confederation of African Football along with that of the 2nd and 3rd Vice Presidents expired on Thursday, July 18. In line with Article 22(4) of the CAF Statutes, every two years when elections are held at the CAF ... Read More »

BREAKING: Samson Siasia’s mother kidnapped again

BREAKING: Samson Siasia’s mother kidnapped again

Ogere Siasia, the 76-year-old mother of Nigerian footballer and coach, Samson Siasia, has been again. She was kidnapped in 2015 and the family paid millions of Naira ransom to free her. Her son, Dennis Siasia, said the abduction reportedly happened at about 2:00 a.m. in Odoni, Sagbama Local Government Area of Bayelsa State. Two others were also said to have ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua Finally Visits Nigeria

Anthony Joshua Finally Visits Nigeria

Popular boxer Anthony Joshua was spotted at Lagos airport as he pays a visit to Nigeria after many years away from his ancestral home. The former IBF, WBA, WBO heavyweight champion touched down at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, July 11. And Nigerians fans were excited to greet their own flesh and blood who hails from ... Read More »

AFCON: Two more victories and we’re there, says President Buhari as he hails victorious Super Eagles

AFCON: Two more victories and we’re there, says President Buhari as he hails victorious Super Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles for another spectacular outing that has confirmed Nigeria’s progress to the Next Level in the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Egypt 2019. With a well-deserved victory over the Bafana Bafana of South Africa, President Buhari believes, like millions of other sports-loving Nigerians, that the mission of having the trophy in our hands for ... Read More »

Niger Delta sports development summit gets July date

The Niger Delta sports summit being put in place by Erupts Sports Consults in conjunction with the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, has been scheduled to hold on July 25, 2019 in Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The CEO of Erupts Sports Consult, Opukiri Jones-Ere, said the summit, which will hold at the Hotel Presidential in Port Harcourt, will also have ... Read More »

AFCON:  Play with determination against South Africa, Ejidke, pillar of sports, tasks Eagles

AFCON: Play with determination against South Africa, Ejidke, pillar of sports, tasks Eagles

As the stage is set for the quarter final match between Super Eagles of Nigeria and Bafana Bafana of South Africa, the Nigeria Pillar of Sports, Chief Donatus Agu Ejidke, J. P has tasked the Nigerian side to play with great zeal and determination to triumph over the opponent. Chief Ejidke in a statement sounded that there had been surprises ... Read More »

Nations Cup: Nigeria beats Cameroon 3-2, qualifies for quarter- final

Nations Cup: Nigeria beats Cameroon 3-2, qualifies for quarter- final

Nigeria on Saturday night qualified for the quarter-final of African Cup of Nations by defeating Cameroon,the defending champions, 3-2. Odion Ighalo opened scoring in the 19th minute. The Indomitable Lions (Cameroon) fought back to lead 2-1 before the break, via goals by Stephane Bahoken and Clinton N’Jie. However, Nigeria later emerged triumphant with to more goals from Ighalo and Alex ... Read More »

Ruiz wants £40m for Joshua rematch

Ruiz wants £40m for Joshua rematch

New heavyweight champion Andy Ruiz Jr is demanding £40m to agree to a rematch with Anthony Joshua in the UK. Ruiz pulled off one of the greatest shocks in boxing history at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night, finishing favourite Joshua in the seventh round to capture the IBF, WBA and WBO titles. There was a rematch clause written into ... Read More »

Neymar in trouble over intimate pics of woman accusing him of rape

Neymar in trouble over intimate pics of woman accusing him of rape

Neymar da Silva Santos Junior , Brazil’s football star gave a statement at a Rio de Janeiro police station yesterday in a probe into whether he broke the law by posting intimate pictures of a woman who accused him of rape. The football megastar went to the station in an attempt to defend himself, sitting in a wheelchair after spraining ... Read More »

Breaking: CAF President Ahmad detained in France

Breaking: CAF President Ahmad detained in France

Fifa has confirmed that the Confederation of African Football President Ahmad Ahmad is being questioned by authorities in France. A statement from football’s world governing body says it is “in relation to allegations related to his mandate while President of Caf.” It added that “Fifa is unaware of the details surrounding this investigation and is therefore not in a position ... Read More »

Former Borno Deputy Gov. Urges Stakeholders to Extend Hands of Fellowship to Gov Zulum

By Inusa Ndahi, Maiduguri The immediate past Deputy Governor of Borno state, Hon Usman Mamman Durkwa has he enjoined politicians in the state to extend their hands of fellowship and give their full support to Governor Zulum. Durkwa who travelled to Shaffa town, Hawul Local Government Area, his home base where he played host to religious leaders, traditional title holders ... Read More »

Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court – Mayorga lawyer

Cristiano Ronaldo rape lawsuit moved to federal court – Mayorga lawyer

The woman accusing Cristiano Ronaldo of raping her has shifted the venue for her legal charges against the football superstar, dropping her case in Nevada state court but filing identical charges in federal court, according to her attorney. Several news media outlets reported early Wednesday that the charges filed by Kathryn Mayorga, who alleges that Ronaldo raped her in 2009 ... Read More »

Anthony Joshua tenders apology to fans after defeat by Ruiz via knockout

Anthony Joshua tenders apology to fans after defeat by Ruiz via knockout

Nigerian-British boxer and unified world heavyweight champion, Anthony Joshua who just lost his three world titles; IBF, WBA and WBO to Andy Ruiz Jr has reacted to his defeat, apologizing to his fans worldwide. Joshua who was defending his titles in the fight was knocked down four times before Ruiz was awarded a technical knockout. In his emotional message, Joshua ... Read More »

Michael Emenalo: Super Eagles Player Who Endured A Journeyman Football Career

Michael Emenalo: Super Eagles Player Who Endured A Journeyman Football Career

Today we track a little-known Nigerian footballer in the name of Michael Emenalo. Michael Emenalo began his football career at Enugu Rangers in 1985 as a replacement for Christian Chukwu before traveling to the United States of America where he played for Boston University from 1986 to 1989. He was given an option to study law or play football at ... Read More »

NGO champions sports contest, free healthcare for Ekiti indigent kids

NGO champions sports contest, free healthcare for Ekiti indigent kids

…Urges Govt on Child Development Adewumi Ademiju, Ado -Ekiti No fewer than 124 indigent kids from five rural towns in Ekit has benefitted from sport competition from a Non Governmental Organization (NGO) Mercy International Mission. This according to the NGO is to develop the skills of the beneficiaries in sports and particularly soccer. The NGO provided free healthcare and several ... Read More »

Family of Osama bin Laden helped finance Sheffield United as details of £3m loan are revealed in court

Family of Osama bin Laden helped finance Sheffield United as details of £3m loan are revealed in court

A court on Thursday heard how Osama bin Laden’s family funded Sheffield Utd The Blades received a £3million loan which was named ‘Project Delta’ The origin of the money can be traced back to the family of ex-Al Qaeda leader Hearing is over dispute between co-owners Kevin McCabe and Prince Abdullah   Sheffield United received a £3million loan from a ... Read More »

Governor Ahmed Rejects Allegations Of Diversion of KWASU Subventions

Governor Ahmed Rejects Allegations Of Diversion of KWASU Subventions

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State has denied social media claims that he is pressuring the Vice Chancellor of Kwara State University (KWASU), Professor R. Naalah to falsely admit that the institution has received subventions from 2015 to date. In a statement issued by Dr. Muyideen Akorede, senior special assistant on media and communications, Governor Ahmed also rejected as untrue ... Read More »

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru Becomes Fastest Man In The World

Nigeria’s Divine Oduduru Becomes Fastest Man In The World

The former 100m African Youth Champion, Divine Oduduru, who also competes in the 200m and finished 7th at the Rio Olympic Games in 2016, ran sub-10 over the weekend in an invitational. As per Africa Athletics, @odudurudivine1 runs the fastest time in the world in 2019, clocking a lifetime best of 9.94 (0.8 m/s), at the Michael Johnson Invitational in ... Read More »

Tax Evasion: Court renews bench warrant for Jay Jay Okocha’s arrest

Tax Evasion: Court renews bench warrant for Jay Jay Okocha’s arrest

An Igbosere High Court in Lagos on Monday renewed a bench warrant for the arrest of a former Super Eagles captain, Augustine Okocha, over alleged tax evasion. Justice Adedayo Akintoye extended the warrant, earlier issued on Jan. 29, following an application made by the Lagos State Prosecutor, MrYusuf Sule. Sule told the court that Okocha was yet to settle out ... Read More »

AIG Oyebade leads 10km fitness walk in Ibadan (See pictures)

AIG Oyebade leads 10km fitness walk in Ibadan (See pictures)

*AIG Oyebade speaking with the press during the event* The Assistant Inspector-General of Police in charge of Zone XI comprising Ondo, Osun and Oyo States, Leye Oyebade, mni led a- 10km walk for fitness exercise organised by Inspiration 100.5 FM Ibadan today, Saturday, April 6, 2019. The 3rd edition of the ‘walk for fitness’ commenced about 6.45am from the radio ... Read More »