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AFCON winners to get $5 million – CAF

Champions of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) will return home with a prize money of five million U.S. dollars (about N2.8 billion),...

My club coach told me to fake injury to avoid playing for Eagles –...

Super Eagles midfielder John Ogu said he was once approached by his club coach to feign injury in order to shun invitation to play...

Ghana’s Gyan dies at 43

Former Feyenoord and Wrexham star Christian Gyan has died of cancer at the age of just 43. Gyan was born in Ghana but moved to...

I will be available for AFCON – Osimhen

Super Eagles talismanic striker Victor Osimhen said he would feature for Nigeria at next month’s Africa Cup of Nations if he is listed by...

NFF confirms Gernot Rohr’s sack, appoints Eguavoen

The Nigeria Football Federation has appointed Mr Augustine Eguavoen, currently its Technical Director, as the Technical Adviser of the Super Eagles on an interim...

MKO Abiola Stadium to host NPFL tournament

The newly rehabilitated pitch of the Moshood Abiola National Stadium, Abuja, is set to host a pre-season tournament tagged Presidential Cup. Special adviser to President...

COVID-19: CAF dismiss rumours on AFCON postponement

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has dismissed rumours that next month’s Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) could be moved away from Cameroon following...

First Bank Lagos Amateur Open Golf Championship begins

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, has announced the commemoration of the 2021 and 60th edition of...

Georgian Cup sponsored by First Bank gets underway

First Bank of Nigeria Limited, the title sponsor of one of polo’s most prestigious trophy, the Georgian Cup is grabbing all the headlines and...

Sports Minister sues Bash Ali for N5b

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare has dragged Bash Ali to court for circulating a video online in which he allegedly...

Barca fans attack Koeman’s car over El Clasico defeat

Barcelona have hit out at the “violent and disdainful acts” that head coach Ronald Koeman was subjected to as he attempted to leave Camp...

Spartak Moscow fans attack Victor Moses

Victor Moses has come under heavy fire from fans of Russian club Spartak Moscow after some indifferent performances recently. “Is this really Victor Moses?” asked...

Fake Anthony Joshuas arraigned for defrauding two ladies

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has arraigned two suspected Internet fraudsters for alleged impersonation of the British-Nigerian heavyweight boxer, Anthony Joshua. According to...

Heavyweight Boxing: Joshua heads to hospital to fix broken eye

Anthony Joshua, fresh from being dethroned as world boxing heavyweight champion, is set to go to hospital to check a suspected broken eye socket. Joshua’s...

Rape Scandal: Mendy remanded in custody for two weeks

Manchester City defender Benjamin Mendy has been remanded in custody after appearing in court on Friday, charged with four counts of rape and one...

Cristiano Ronaldo agrees to join Manchester City -Report

Cristiano Ronaldo has reached an agreement with Manchester City over a sensational transfer from Juventus to the Premier League champions, The Spanish sports daily AS...

OBJ Golf Tourney: Obasanjo hails First Bank, promises to dump squash

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo has heaped plaudit on First Bank Nigeria Limited, sponsor of the OBJ Golf Tournament. The curtain was brought down on the 5th...

Panic as Eagles star Samuel Kanu’s collapse during French league

Bordeaux striker Samuel Kalu collapsed on the pitch in a French Ligue 1 game at Marseille on Sunday where temperatures hit a sweltering 30...

First Bank sponsors Chief Olusegun Obasanjo Golf Tournament

First Bank has announced its sponsorship of the 5th edition of the Chief Olusegun Obasanjo golf tournament, organized by the Abeokuta golf club. The competition...

Olympic: Minister launches probe into 10 Nigerian athletes’ disqualification

Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, has launched a probe into the circumstances surrounding the disqualification of 10 Nigerian athletes at the just concluded Tokyo 2020...

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Civil servants hid stolen money in 500,000 bank accounts, Says Presidency

Civil servants in federal ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) hid stolen funds belonging to the country in at least 500,000 bank accounts, says the...

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