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Despite Personal Loss Okagbare Leads Nigeria’s Relay Team to 4x100m Final

The quartet of Blessing Okagbare, Gloria Asumu, Jennifer Madu and Agnes Osazuwa gave Nigerians a glimpse of hope of a medal as they zoom into of the final of the 4×100m relay at the...

England Will Regret Losing Iwobi to Nigeria – Arsene Wenger

The head coach of Arsenal Football Club has faulted England for allowing the 19-year-old Alex Iwobi to join Nigeria as his national team. Recalling the performance of Iwobi by the gunners manager, Wenger said "Iwobi...

Enyimba FC In, Warri Wolves Out Of CAF Champions League

Seven-time Nigeria league winner, Enyimba F.C. have qualified to the final round of the CAF Champions League despite losing 2-1 to Burundi's Vital'O on Saturday while Warri Wolves narrowly lost 1-0 to Al-Merrikh of...

Iheanacho Dreams Champions League Final

Super Eagles and Manchester City midfielder, Kelechi Iheanacho has reiterated his desire to play in the final of the UEFA Champions League slated for San Siro, Milan on May 28. The youngster who has had...
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Boxing Legend Muhammad Ali: A Timeline Including the Rumble in the Jungle

Legendary heavyweight champion and social icon Muhammad Ali waved goodbye to mother earth at 9 p.m. on Friday MST time, after battling with Parkinson’s disease for years. Ali, who will fondly be remembered for his...

American Born Sophia Omidiji Craves for a Place on Nigeria’s Falconets

It's the dream of every player to don the national colors of their country in any major international sports competition regardless of skill level or age. However, that was not the case for 17-year-old Sophia Omotola Omidiji,...

Premier League: Ighalo Shines in Watford’s Comeback Win Against West Ham

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo was on the score sheet as Watford defeated West Ham United 4-2 at the Boleyn Ground in the Premier League on Saturday. Ighalo's goal came in the 41st minute as...

Nkwocha Set To Be Named Falcons Coach

Ex Super Falcons striker, Perpetua Nkwocha could emerge as the new coach of the Nigerian female senior team according to reports in the glass house. The four-time CAF Women's Footballer of the Year, Nkwocha has...

I Will Restore Super Falcons Back To Winning Ways – Florence Omagbemi

Super Falcons coach, Florence Omagbemi has reiterated her commitment to restoring the lost glory days of the team after the team qualified for the 2016 Africa Women's Nations Cup slated for Cameroon. Omagbemi, who was...

Ighalo Scores and Mikel Shines in Chelsea’s Win Over Liverpool

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo got back to his scoring ways as he netted a goal in Watford's 4-2 loss to relegated Norwich City while John Obi Mikel played all 90 minutes in Chelsea's...

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Nigeria @ 56: Economic Recession Won’t Last For Long, Buhari Appeals...

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would find a lasting solution to the economic recession. Buhari made this known during his Independence...