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Benue Police Command Arrests Two Suspected Kidnap Kingpins In Benue

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The Benue police command has arrested two suspected kidnap kingpins in Makurdi. This was revealed by the police, who said the arrest was made following information about the regrouping of a kidnap gang in Makurdi,...

Football legend, Diego Maradona dies at 60.

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Football icon Diego Maradona has passed away aged 60 after suffering a cardiorespiratory arrest on Wednesday.  Maradona underwent surgery earlier this month to remove a blood clot from his brain. He was released from the clinic...

How Beyonce changed my life – Naomi Osaka

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Japanese sensation Naomi Osaka has revealed her excitement at meeting her idol Beyonce, saying the US singer “smelled expensive” and gave her a morale-boosting pep talk at a low point last year. The two-time Grand...

‘I would rather die than join Real Madrid’ – Gerard Pique

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Long serving Barcelona defender, Gerard Pique, has insisted that he would rather die than join Real Madrid. Pique has enjoyed success and won trophies at Barcelona with players such as seven-time Ballon d’Or winner, Lionel...

Former Nigerian footballer Philip Osondu dies at 48

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Former Nigerian footballer, Philip Osondu has died in Belgium after taking self to the hospital to be examined on Thursday. He was said to have felt unwell at work and decided to visit the hospital...

Enyimba FC supporters club chairman MR OSSY assassinated

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Enyimba FC Supporters club chairman, MR OSSY is dead. The Ideato Imo state born club administrator was killed few days ago in the presence of his kids and wife. Details will be provided soon

‘Disaster was about to happen’ — Pinnick gives reasons for Rohr’s sack

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Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), says Gernot Rohr was sacked as Super Eagles coach due to the lack of discipline in the team. The NFF on Sunday announced the dismissal of...

Arsenal, Man City meet over Emery’s replacement

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Arsenal have held a meeting with Manchester City coach Mikel Arteta to discuss their managerial vacancy. Gunners chief executive Vinai Venkatesham is thought to have met the Spaniard in the north-west of England after both...

Beneficiaries think TraderMoni is national cake, unwilling to repay loans’

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Bashirah Abdulrazaq-Sanusi, Kwara state focal person for the National Social Investment Programme (NSIP), says some beneficiaries of TraderMoni are reluctant to repay loans. Abdulrazaq-Sanusi disclosed on Wednesday that about 10,000 people benefited from the programme...

CORONAVIRUS:Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will not be postponed-Dare

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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare the Edo 2020 National Sports Festival will not be postponed amidst speculations that the event might be put on hold due to coronavirous spread. Speaking through...

Max Verstappen Crowned New Formula One World Champion After Overtaking Lewis Hamilton In Very...

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Max Verstappen is the new F1 world champion after overtaking Lewis Hamilton on the final lap of a sensational Abu Dhabi Grand Prix on Sunday, December 12, 2021. Verstappen who rides for Red Bull was...

Ndidi Nwosu, Nigeria’s Paralympic gold medalist, dies from ‘lung infection’

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Ndidi Nwosu, Nigeria’s para-powerlifting gold medalist at 2016 Olympic games in Brazil, has died. According to Brila FM, Nwosu died on April 1, in Owerri, Imo state, following complications arising from a lung infection. Queen Uboh,...

Samson Siasia’s life ban from football reduced to 5 years; backdated to 2019

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Former Nigeria coach Samson Siasia’s life-ban from football for bribery has been reduced to five years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, CAS. The 53-year-old was initially sanctioned in 2019 by Fifa for agreeing to “receive...

New Champions League Last-16 Draw Revealed

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The organizers of the UEFA Champions League, one of the most prestigious football competitions in the World, have released an updated last-16 draw for the tournament after the initial draw was voided following a "technical problem." In the...

BREAKING: Sadio Mane Wins Africa Footballer Of The Year – #CAFAwards2019

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Liverpool star Sadio Mane has been crowned the Confederation of African Football (CAF) Africa’s Men Player of the Year for 2019. Mane beat his Liverpool teammate Mohamed Salah and 2016 winner Riyad Mahrez of Manchester City and Algeria. ...

Usain Bolt and his girlfriend Kasi welcome new born twins,Thunder Bolt and Saint Leo...

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The Olympic sprinter Usain Bolt has become a father to twin boys, Thunder Bolt and Saint Leo Bolt. Bolt, 34, and his partner, Kasi Bennett, announced the news in a Father’s Day Instagram post, with a lightning...

AFCON 2021: Victor Osimhen, Emmanuel Dennis, Leon Balogun & Shehu Abdullahi Withdraw From Super...

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The Nigerian men's football team has confirmed the withdrawal of Napoli's Victor Osimhen, Watford's Emmanuel Dennis, Rangers' Leon Balogun and Omonia Nicosia's Shehu Abdullahi from their 28-man squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of...

Arsenal unveil new signing Thomas Partey after his £45m move from Atletico Madrid (photos)

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Thomas Partey has finally been unveiled as a new Arsenal player after joining the club in a £45m deal. Arsenal coach, Mikel Arteta signed the Ghanaian midfielder on deadline day after the club paid Atletico Madrid his...

Nigeria needs N14 Billion to prepare for 2020 Olympics – Sports Minister says

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Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, has disclosed that Nigeria would need a whooping N14bn to adequately prepare for next year’s Olympics Game in Tokyo but reveals that the ministry has just N2bn...

Israel Adesanya beats Marvin Vettori to defend UFC title.

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Israel Adesanya has successfully defended his UFC middleweight title after defeating Italian contender, Marvin Vettori, at the Gila River Arena in Arizona on Sunday. The match, a second meeting between both fighters, saw Adesanya win...