Friday, January 21, 2022

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Holders Algeria held by Sierra Leone in their 2021 AFCON Group E opener

Riyad Mahrez and his teammates failed to spark as reigning Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) champions Algeria drew goalless with Sierra Leone in their opening Group E fixture. Heading into the delayed 2021 tournament aiming to become the first...

Hon Seriake Dickson Unveils Ofurumapepe Cup

By Our Correspondent In the spirit of continuity, Senator Representing Bayelsa West Senatorial District, Hon Henry Seriake Dickson has officially unveiled the Henry Seriake Dickson Football Tournament, Ofurumapepe Cup revelling that the tournament is aimed at youth empowerment and grassroot...

Australian swimming mourns former Olympic champion John Konrads

Australian swimming was in mourning on Monday after the death of Olympic gold medallist John Konrads at the age of 78. Latvia-born Konrads, who learned to swim at a migrants camp in rural New...

JAMB registers over 300,000 for UTME, 8,000 for DE

The Joint Admissions and Matriculations Board (JAMB), has so far registered more than 300,000 candidates for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). According to the board’s weekly bulletin obtained from the board’s website...

Golf: We need more tournaments, sponsorship – Oche

Andrew Oche, Nigeria’s number one professional golf player, on Tuesday called for regular tournaments and more corporate sponsorship for the game to develop in the country. Oche made the call in an interview with...

China claims first victory in men’s curling worlds

China edged Denmark 6-5 in the 10th round for its first win at the ongoing world men's curling championship held in Calgary on Monday. Although when the Chinese players took to the court later...

Tiger Woods back home and recovering after car accident

Golfer Tiger Woods said on Tuesday he is back home and continuing his recovery after suffering severe leg injuries in a car accident last month. “Happy to report that I am back home continuing...

Wolves goalkeeper awake, talking after head injury in defeat to Liverpool

Rui Patricio was awake and talking after being knocked out in Wolves’ 1-0 defeat to Liverpool, club manager Nuno Espirito Santo has confirmed. The goalkeeper needed 14 minutes of treatment on the pitch following...

2021 CHAN: It’s hosts Cameroon vs holders Morocco, Mali vs Guinea for places in the final

Hosts Cameroon will face a tough hurdle against defending champions Morocco when they lock horns in the African Nations Championship (CHAN), semifinal on Wednesday at Limbe Omnisport Stadium. Cameroon brushed aside two-time champions DR...

Thomas Tuchel sacked by Paris Saint-Germain

Thomas Tuchel has been sacked by Paris Saint-Germain, according to Sky Germany. Tuchel joined the club at the beginning of the 2018-19 season, winning back-to-back league titles as well as the Coupe de France...
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There Was An Attempt To Bomb Me Near Kawo Bridge In Kaduna – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the 800-metre long flyover in Kawo, Kaduna State, recounting how he narrowly escaped...
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Court Remands Man for Killing His 75-year-old Mother in Ekiti

For allegedly killing his septuagenarian mother, an Ekiti State Chief Magistrate Court in Ado Ekiti has ordered the detention of a 35-year-old man, Abiola...

2023: Tinubu Visits Minna, Says IBB ‘Gave Me His Prayers’

A presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the 2023 general elections, Bola Tinubu has visited Minna, the Niger State capital. Addressing journalists...

Soludo rejects ‘His Excellency’ title, opts for ‘Mr Governor’, ‘Charlie Nwangbafor’

Anambra State Governor-elect, Prof Chukwuma Soludo has rejected the title ‘His Excellency’, opting to be addressed as Prof Chukwuma Soludo. The governor-elect, however, directed that...

Kwara bans street begging, signs MoU with Hausa community

By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin Kwara State government has banned street begging in Ilorin, the state capital. The Commissioner for Social Development, Hon. Abosede Aremu, announced...