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Rio Olympic Fallouts, Team Nigeria, and the Same Old Story

The Rio Olympic Games have come and gone. With bitter-sweet memories we remember Team Nigeria's participation in Brazil and their failure to claim more than a bronze medal out of the 2,102 medals that could be won in 28 Olympic sports.

Enyimba and Akwa Set for Charity Shield Glory Wednesday Feb. 17

Reigning Nigerian Glo Premier League champions, Enyimba FC will be aiming at winning the Super Cup as the team confront FA Cup champions, Akwa United FC at the Abuja National Stadium, on Wednesday. Popularly known...
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Who Will Win This Season’s UEFA Champions League?

The road to Milan is gradually getting clearer as teams such as Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Atlético Madrid and Manchester City book their places to the semifinal of this year's UEFA Champions League. Two of...
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Nigerian EPL Stars Iheanacho and Iwobi Feature in Man City and Arsenal’s 2-2 Draw

Two of Nigeria's rising stars in the England, Kelechi Iheanacho and Alex Iwobi had an impressive game in Sunday's Premier League clash as Manchester City were held 2-2 by Arsenal at the Etihad Stadium. Both...

Nigerian Track Star Patience George Wants to Silence Naysayers

By Uzor Odigbo Quarter-miler Patience George has said she would work hard to shame her detractors for saying she is finished athletically. George surprised herself when she clocked 51.06secs which represents her season's best in 400m. She...

Rio Olympic Games: Etebo Scores Four Goals as Nigeria’s U-23 Defeats Japan 5-4

Four-goal hero, Oghenekaro Etebo ensured Nigeria's U-23 team began their campaign at the Rio Olympic Games Men's football on a winning note as the team defeated Japan 5-4 in a nine goal thriller at...

UEFA Champions League: Devastating Loss for Manchester United

Axel Tuanzebe hails from the Democratic Republic of Congo but is fast becoming a rising young football star to watch across the pond. Benefiting from his skill and raw talent, Tuanzebe is considered a top...

AFCON 2017: Siasia Open to Nigerian Internationals Playing in Double-Header

Super Eagles coach, Samson Siasia has revealed that he won't close the door on any players that merit being invited for the crucial 2017 African Cup of Nations double-header against the Pharaohs of Egypt...

Iheanacho Grabs A Brace as Mikel Maintains Starting Role

The Super Eagles duo of John Obi Mikel and Kelechi Iheanacho were on winning sides as Chelsea dismantled Bournemouth 4-1 while Manchester City annihilated Stoke City 4-0 in Saturday's Premier League matches. Nigeria's Iheanacho was...

CAF U-20 Qualifier: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles Beat Burundi’s U-20 side 1-0

Nigeria's Flying Eagles took a bold step to qualifying for next year's African U-20 Nations Cup slated for Zambia as the team piped the Burundi's U-20 side 1-0 in far away Bujumbura on Saturday. Both...

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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...