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Rivers United Will Not Accept Injustice, No Deal With NFF – Commissioner

Rivers State Commissioner for Sports, Boma Iyaye has dispelled rumours that Rivers United had agreed on a deal with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to accept whatever decision that evolves from the ongoing intervention of the Federation on the interpretation of the Point-Per-Game (PPG) over the 2019/2020 Football Season. According to him, at no time […]

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Fiba Reaffirms Kida Board

The Federation of International Basketball Associations (FIBA) has once again reaffirmed Engineer Musa Kida as the sole President of the Nigeria Basketball Federation (NBBF). This was contained in its latest letter dated 18th December and addressed to the Secretary General of the Nigeria Olympics Committee, Chief Tunde Popoola who had written to the apex world […]

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Benue’s New Year Attack: 8 Herdsmen Arrested

Eight herdsmen have been arrested by the Benue state police command in connection with New Year Day’s attacks on Guma and Logo Local Governments in which 17 people died. The command’s Spokesman, Mr. Moses Yamu, said on Wednesday in Makurdi that the attacks were carried out between December 31 and January 1, 2018. “Eight herdsmen […]

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Beach Soccer: Abu Azeez tops Nigeria squad for Copa Lagos 2017

By Samuel Ahmadu Nigeria’s beach soccer team coach, Audu Adamu has invited 12 players for the sixth edition of Copa Lagos tournament in Lagos. Topping the list composed of veterans is Abu Azeez, who made the squad alongside captain Isiaka Olawale, Batholomew Ibenegbu, Victor Tale, Okemmiri Ogbonna and Emeka Ogbonna. The Supersand Eagles will engage […]

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Video Highlights: How Gori’s Six Strikes Help Italy Bash Nigeria in World Cup opener

Italy turned on the style to defeat Nigeria 12-6 in their opening Group B match at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. Gabriele Gori followed his impressive scoring exploits in European qualifying with six goals against the West Africans in Nassau on Thursday.

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Beach Soccer World Cup Wrap: Iran, Senegal, Italy & Switzerland seal winning start

Asian champions, Iran defeated Mexico 3-2 in the first game of the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. Iran goalkeeper Peyman Hosseini scored the first goal of the tournament and made a crucial save at the end of the match to give the Asian champions all three points in the Group B opening match […]

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Nigeria 6-12 Italy: Gabriele Gori’s six goals maul Supersand Eagles in Bahamas

Nigeria suffered a humiliating start with a 12-6 bashing against Italy in their opening Group B match at the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup Bahamas 2017. Gabriele Gori followed his impressive scoring exploits in European qualifying with six goals against the West Africans in Nassau on Thursday. Paolo Palmacci contributed to the victory with a […]

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2017 Beach Soccer World Cup: What time will Nigeria play Italy?

Nigeria face Italy in their opening Fifa 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup on Thursday evening as coach Adamu Audu seeks a winning start in quest to surpass their previous quarter-final record this term. The game billed for the capital city of the Bahamas will see the African runners-up square up against the European giants at […]

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Abu Azeez, Isiaka in as Audu invites 20 to camp for Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup

Nigeria’s beach soccer coach Adamu Audu has invited 20 players for camp preparations ahead of the 2017 Beach Soccer World Cup finals in the Bahamas. Abu Azeez, Isiaka Olawale, Emeka Ogbonna, Victor Tale and top the list of players invited for the biennial international championship commencing later this month in Nassau. The two-time African kings […]

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Diamond Bank, BIO ‎Sign Pact On N140m Micro-Credit Scheme

Diamond Bank and Bank of Industry (BoI) have signed a pact to boost financial inclusion of micro-entrepreneurs through the implementation of the N140 billion Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEP). At a joint briefing to announce the accord Tuesday in Lagos, the Managing Director of Diamond Bank Plc, Mr. Uzoma Dozie, said the objective is […]

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CBN Remains Adamant on Forex Policy, says No Going Back

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Thursday stated that it will not go back on its current flexible foreign exchange rate policy despite pressure from “self-centred individuals” This was affirmed by the CBN‎ in a statement titled: ‘ Nigeria’ s current economic situation: Our case’, signed by its Acting Director, Corporate Communications Department, Mr. Isaac […]

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Nigeria’s Beach Eagles move up 10 places to 20th in latest World ranking

Nigeria’s beach soccer national team have moved up 10 places to the 20th position in the overall World ranking released by the Beach Soccer World Wide for December 2016. The Supersand Eagles who were previously ranked 30th in the World rose up thanks to their second place finish at the 2016 African Beach Soccer Cup […]

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West Africa aiming to win Fifa Beach Soccer World Cup, says Cote d’Ivoire’s Yves

Vice chairman of the West Africa Beach Soccer Union, Mbahia Yves of Cote d’Ivoire has revealed dreams of having a World Cup champions from the sub-region in few years as a major reason they formed the union. Following the success of this year’s African Beach Soccer Cup of Nations in Lagos – the first to […]

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Senegal 10-2 Libya: Oumar Sylla’s men cruise past Libyans in style

Senegal sent an ominous message to their semi-final rivals as they signed off their group campaign with a 10-2 win against Libya on Thursday at the Eko Atlantic Beach. Oumar Sylla’s men were already guaranteed a semi-final berth after their opening two wins against Madagascar and Morocco. But a four-goal haul from Diassy as well […]