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Gov. Mohammmed says Wikki Tourists’ poor performance in NPFL worrying

Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has expressed his worry over the poor performance of Wikki Tourists Football Club in the ongoing 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Mohammed expressed his concern while speaking...

Police barricade Mapo hall venue of self-determination rally in Ibadan

The self-determination awareness rally organised by Banji Akintoye, leader of Ilana Odua, has suffered a setback as armed policemen barricaded Mapo hall venue of the meeting on Saturday..Dapo Salami, a media aide of Sunday Adeyemo, a youth...

Olympics-bound Adekuoroye wins NSF gold for Ondo

Ondo State-born Olympics-bound wrestler, Odunayo Adekuoroye, has won a gold medal in the 57kg category of the wrestling event at the ongoing National Sports Festival (NSF). In her fight, Adekuoroye stamped her authority on...

2020/21 CAF Champions League: Standings halfway into the group matches

The following are the standings halfway into the 2020/21 CAF Champions League group matches. Group A1 Simba, Tanzania – 7 points2 AS Vita Club, DR C – 43 Al Ahly, Egypt – 44 Al...

Gov. Okowa congratulates Pinnick on FIFA Council election

Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has congratulated President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Mr Amaju Pinnick, on his election into the Federation of International Football Association (FIFA) Executive Council. Our correspondent reports that Pinnick...

Dele Ajayi wins Ondo FA election

Dele Ajayi has been returned elected as the Chairman of the Ondo State Football Association. Ajayi, in an election which took place at the Ondo State Sports Complex in Akure, defeated his closest rival,...

UEFA Champions League: PSG hold off FC Barcelona to reach quaterfinals

Paris Saint-Germain survived an upset-minded FC Barcelona to reach the Champions League quarterfinals, 5-2 on aggregate, after a 1-1 draw in their second leg in Paris on Wednesday. FC Barcelona, looking to repeat their...

Power lifter urges F.G to harness benefits of the sport

Bayelsa born International Power Lifter, Erepaei Sunday has disclosed that there are enormous benefits in power lifting as he urged the federal government to harness power lifting as an avenue to empower youth through strength and power...

Tiger Woods has another back surgery

Golf star Tiger Woods has had another back operation and will skip at least two events. But the former world number one said online on Tuesday that he intends to return to...

Boxing-Joshua says prepared to go to final bell against Pulev

Britain’s Joshua will start as clear favourite in front of 1,000 fans at Wembley Arena for the fight that was postponed in June because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “I’m prepared to go to the...
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Wet Season Farming: FG to distribute farm inputs to farmers

The Federal Government says it will soon commence the distribution of agricultural inputs to Nigerian farmers for...
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COVID-19: NCDC records 1 death, 44 new infections

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) reported one more death in the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of deaths...

Attack on Abia INEC office needless, says Orji Kalu

The Chief Whip of the Senate, Sen. Orji Kalu, has condemned the attack on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) office in Ohafia...

Eid-el-Fitr: Northern governors urge prayers, peace

The Northern Governors Forum has called for more prayers for the unity, peace and progress of the nation, as Muslim faithful mark...

Eld el-Fitr: Ondo residents will feel our presence everywhere – police

Ondo State Police Command has assured residents of the state of adequate security during and after Eid el-Fitr celebration.