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LaLiga and world football braces itself for the first El Clasico of the season

The first LaLiga El Clasico of the 2020/21 season sees both FC Barcelona and Real Madrid come into the game after suffering surprise defeats last weekend, when the ultra-competitive nature of LaLiga Santander was again shown by deserved victories for Getafe CF and Cadiz CF. Defending champions Real Madrid remain just a point off the […]

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‘I can’t marry them’ – Nigerian sportswomen speak up on mental abuse from body shaming

By Monsurat Olatunji, Lagos Female athletes, especially women’s footballers in Africa have endured body shaming on a daily as they are perceived and harassed for being muscular, due to the taking into the sport professionally. Despite their admiration of some top sports women, African men and football fans have not hidden their reservations about their […]

Sports

Manchester United striker Ighalo appeals for world’s intervention in Nigerian government killings of protesters

Manchester United star Odion Ighalo has pleaded with the world’s governments to intervene in the democide occurring in his home country of Nigeria. Africa’s most populous nation has been plagued by violence in recent as citizens protest against police brutality – with several deaths and shootings reported from the altercations. The country’s capital Lagos – […]

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Nigeria 0 Algeria 1: Super Eagles crumble against African champions again

Algeria defeated Nigeria 1-0 in Friday’s international friendly encounter in Austria, thanks to Ramy Bensebaini’s lone strike in the opening 10 minutes. The Borussia Monchengladbach defender fired the reigning African champions to victory at the Jacques Lemans Arena after pouncing on a loose ball from a corner-kick in the sixth minute. FC Midtjylland midfielder Frank […]

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Reigning African Player of the Year Mane tests positive for coronavirus

Sadio Mane will miss Liverpool’s trip to Aston Villa after he became the latest Reds player to test positive for COVID-19. The Senegal forward is in self-isolation after his positive test, with Jurgen Klopp’s plans affected once more by the growing spectre of coronavirus. According to the club, the reigning African Player of the Year […]

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BBNaija 2020: Laycon wins the Lockdown edition

Olamilekan Moshood Agbeleshe has won BBNaija 2020 Lockdown after 10 weeks of staying in the house. The stiff and entertaining competition between 20 housemates ended on Sunday with Laycon – a clear favorite on the show as Agbeleshe nicknamed, emerging the 5th winner of BBNaija after he was announced the winner of the 2020 edition […]

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Naija Ratels FC Boss, Bar. Paul Edeh Bags 2020 UN SDG Award

Renowned philanthropist and President of Nigeria Women Football League side, Naija Ratels FC, Barrister Paul Edeh has been honoured with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goal Ambassador Award. Each year the International Day of Peace is observed around the world on 21 September. The UN General Assembly has declared this as a day devoted to […]

Sports

Ambitious Tanzanian club Simba SC enter partnership with Egyptian giants Al Ahly

Simba SC have entered into a partnership with Egyptian giants Al Ahly. The Tanzanian Mainland Premier League champions have confirmed they have reached an agreement with Al Ahly to cooperate on various business and technical agreements. This is after the club’s newly elected Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Barbara Gonzalez and club’s Director Board of Directors […]

Sports Transfer News

Morata set to benefit from Suarez’s cheating scandal in Italy

Luis Suarez is facing accusations of agreeing topics in an Italian citizenship exam before taking the test, with authorities investigating events which occurred during Juventus’ pursuit of the Barcelona striker. The Bianconeri were quick to move to the front of a transfer queue once Ronald Koeman made it clear that the experienced Uruguayan frontman no […]

Education National News

UNIBEN Post-UTME 2020: Cut-Off Mark, Eligibility and Registration Details (Updated)

Latest Update: The new post-UTME registration deadline is October 12th, 2020. UNIBEN Post-UTME form, cut-off mark, eligibility, screening dates, deadline application fee and registration details for 2020/2021 Academic Session have been announced. Cut-off mark is 200. The registration period is between August 17th, 2020 to October 12th, 2020. Screening holds between Monday 23rd November to 8th December, 2020. See […]

Education National News

Post-UTME 2020: List Of Schools That Have Released Forms

The post-UTME screening exercise for the 2020/2021 session has already kickstarted. A good number of schools have already announced sales of Post-UTME form as well as other screening details. As usual, we wouldn’t like you to be in the dark as to whether or not your school of choice has announced sales of Post-UTME form or not which […]

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Edo Governorship Election: Osagie Ize-Iyamu congratulates Godwin Obaseki, concedes defeat

Incumbent Edo state governor Godwin Obaseki, was, on Sunday, returned to power in the governorship election that saw his victory over APC standard-bearer Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Ize-Iyamu, candidate of the national ruling All Progressive Change Party, APC, hours later conceded defeat and took to social media about 1.19 pm with the last Local government yet to […]

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BREAKING: INEC declares PDP’s Obaseki winner of Edo state governorship election after defeating APC’s Ize-Iyamu

Governor Godwin Obaseki of the Peoples Democratic Party has been declared winner of the Edo state governorship election by the Independent National Electoral Commission. Incumbent Governor Obaseki of PDP recorded more votes from the results of the 18 Local Governments, earning votes to beat runners-up and APC candidate Osagie Ize-Iyamu. Obaseki was elected on APC’s […]

Education National News

Lagos State plans to shut down schools again if there is a spike in COVID-19 cases

The Director-General, Office of Education Quality Assurance, Lagos State Ministry of Education, Mrs Abiola Seriki-Ayeni, has disclosed that the state government will not hesitate to shut schools if there is a spike in COVID-19 cases after the reopening of schools. She made this known during a two-day training for school leaders and educators on the […]