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2021 National Sports Festival: FG pledges to support Edo financially – Sunday Dare

The Federal Government is poised to assist the Edo Government financially in hosting the 20th National Sports Festival scheduled to hold in the ancient city of Benin. This was made known by the minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare while speaking on the sidelines at the just concluded 2021 Admiral Porbeni Boat Race […]

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36 Lion product Junior Ajayi and Al Ahly SC touch down in Qatar for FIFA Club World Cup

Nigeria international Junior Ajayi and the reigning club champions of Africa, Al Ahly arrived in Qatar on Friday night ahead of the 17th edition of the FIFA Club World CupTM. Egyptian giants Al Ahly SC, meanwhile, qualified for the tournament after winning the CAF Champions League for a record ninth time thanks to a 2-1 […]

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Drama as CAS reinstate banned Ahmad Ahmad as Caf President with immediate effect

Embattled Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad Ahmad has been reinstated by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) following a ruling on Friday, according to BBC Sports. In November 2020, Ahmad was banned by Fifa for five years after the football’s world governing body found him to have breached several of its ethics […]

Sports Transfer News

DONE DEAL: Sapporo FC sign Water FC product Gabriel Okechukwu from Wydad Casablanca until 2025

Japanese topflight league side Hokkaido Consadole Sapporo has completed the permanent signing of Nigeria striker Okechukwu Gabriel on a four-year deal. The Nigeria international was unvieled on Thursday after Water FC graduate had completed his medicals and agreeing on personal terms with the Japanese side in the East Asian country. Before his move to Asia, […]

Int'l Football

Ozil: Former Arsenal star sings Nigeria legend Okocha praises after Fenerbahce move

Mesut Ozil has named Nigeria legend Jay-Jay Okocha as the player he liked the most at Fenerbahce, before he joined the Turkish Super Lig club on a three-and-a-half-year deal this month. Okocha joined the Yellow Canaries from German club Eintracht Frankfurt in 1996 and he made a name for himself in Istanbul with his playmaking […]

Int'l Football Transfer News

OFFICIAL: Tuchel named Chelsea manager following Lampard sacking

Chelsea have confirmed the appointment of Thomas Tuchel as the club’s new manager. The Blues moved swiftly to bring in the German following the decision to sack Frank Lampard on Monday. The 47-year-old will be charged with the task of reviving the fortunes of a side sat in ninth in the Premier League table, with […]

Nigeria Leagues

Nigeria Professional Football League Week 6 Reviews: Nasarawa United extend unbeaten run

Nasarawa United have produced arguably the major talking point of match day 6 in the Nigeria Professional Football League after beating Warri Wolves 2-1 to secure their unbeaten record. Before the match, the Solid Miners had recorded three wins and 2 draws and they knew a trip to Ozoro will test the quality they’ve shown […]

Sports

Frank Lampard: The Highs and The Lows of his Managerial Reign

Frank Lampard’s tenure as Chelsea manager has come to an end following a dismal run of defeats recently. But looking back, there is much to celebrate in this unique managerial incumbency, despite the current deflated mood. This is the story of Frank Lampard as manager of Chelsea Football Club. It all began back on the […]

Sports

Chelsea sack Lampard and set to replace him with Tuchel

Frank Lampard has been sacked from his role as Chelsea manager and will be replaced by former Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel. Lampard had been in charge for just over 18 months, but leaves following five defeats in the last eight games. He will be replaced by Tuchel, with Goal understanding that a verbal agreement […]

National News

Umar Farouq Recounts Gains As 5000 accesses FG Rural Women’s Cash Grant in Abuja

Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq says that federal government’s various National Social Investment Programmes NSIP have impacted greatly on the poor and vulnerable in the country. The minister made the remark at the launch of the Federal Government Special Cash Grant for Rural Women held today Thursday January […]

National News

VP Osinbajo Lauds Humanitarian Minister for Covid-19 rapid response register cash transfer project

Vice President Prof Yemi Osinbajo SAN GCON has commended the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development Sadiya Umar Farouq for her innovation in upgrading the Rapid Response Register (RRR) for the Covid-19 Cash Transfer Project. Prof Osinbajo gave the commendation when he launched federal government’s emergency intervention database for the urban poor, […]

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Humanitarian Affairs Ministry To Establish Beneficiary Management System

A Beneficiary Management System is to be introduced by the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to manage payments, address grievances and improve dissemination of information of the federal government’s Social Investment Programmes. The Minister, Sadiya Umar Farouq made this known at the 4th Review of the National Home Grown School Feeding […]

Sports

WRESTLING: Athletes, Officials Storm Yenagoa For Champion Of Champions Tournament

The Bayelsa State capital, Yenagoa is bubbling with excitement and anticipation ahead of the commencement of the maiden Champion of Champions wrestling tournament which begins on Friday, 15th January, 2021. No fewer than 57 wrestlers across the country drawn from the Olympic weight classes, as well as their coaches and officials, are expected in Yenagoa […]

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Atiku Bagudu BSC are inaugural champions of Kebbi Beach Soccer League

Atiku Bagudu Beach Soccer Club are the beach soccer kings of Kebbi after taking nine points from nine in the Final Stage of the Kebbi Beach Soccer League. After a thrilling goal fest on Matchday 1 of the KBSL, the teams returned on Matchday 2 with the ambition of yet more goals. Atiku Bagudu BSC […]