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Liverpool draw Atletico Madrid in Champions League last 16

  Liverpool face a mouthwatering tie against Atletico Madrid in the last 16 of the Champions League.   The draw in Nyon has handed Jurgen Klopp a return to the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium where they lifted the European Cup last season.   It represents...

Footballer ‘sorry’ for celebrating signing for Russian team by live streaming sex tape on Snapchat

Modern day football celebrations are notoriously bizarre, but Clinton N’Jie took things to a new level when he marked signing a contract with Russian team Dynamo Moscow by live streaming a sex video on Snapchat. Cameroon international N’Jie penned a...

Liverpool ranked third in world ahead of Barcelona and Real Madrid

Liverpool have been ranked as the third best team in the world, ahead of the likes of Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Real Madrid. The global football club power rankings have been devised by statistics website FiveThirtyEight. Manchester City are ranked top...

Nigerian Govt redeems pledge to Clemence Westerhof after 25 years

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja handed over the property promised a former Super Eagles coach, Dutchman Clemence Westerhof in 1994. The promise was made during the late Gen. Sani Abacha administration following Super Eagles’ victory in the African...

Emiliano Sala’s father dies of heart attack 3-months after footballer was killed in plane crash

The father of Emiliano Sala, the Cardiff City footballer who died in a plane crash earlier this year, has passed away from a heart attack, aged 58. Horacio Sala passed away in the night and was unable to be saved...

Mohamed Salah retains BBC African Footballer of the Year award

The Liverpool and Egypt forward, who was the top choice from a five-man shortlist in an online vote of supporters, retains the prize he also won a year ago. Salah finished ahead of Reds...

President Weah plays 79 minutes for national team against Eagles at the age of 51

President of Liberia George Weah lined out for the national team in a friendly against the Super Eagles of Nigeria on Tuesday, aged 51. The Eagles were 2-1 winners of the friendly in Monrovia, which was arranged as part of...

Amadju Pinnick is NFF authentic leader, says FG

The federal government Monday said that the Amaju Pinnick led NFF is the authentic leadership for football in the country, according to Laolu Akande, head of Media to the Vice President. “The FG has already conveyed to FIFA its firm...

NFF Crisis: Osinbajo meets Dalung, Pinnick at Aso Rock 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday met behind closed doors with the Minister of Sports and Youth Development­, Solomon Dalung and the President of Ni­geria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pi­nnick at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This is coming hours after...

Bakayoko joins AC Milan on loan from Chelsea

One year after his arrival, Tiémoué Bakayoko is already leaving Chelsea. For now, it will be just a season-long loan to Serie A  giants AC Milan, but it could turn into a permanent move should the Rossoneri exercise their buy-option....
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Supreme Court Judgment On Imo: Ihedioha Legal Team Opens Up 

    SUPREME COURT JUDGMENT IN SENATOR UZODINMA & APC v. HON EMEKA IHEDIOHA & 2 OTHERS:    Putting The Record Straight - Rotimi Peters Esq. INTRODUCTION 1.01...

SERAP asks court to stop payment of life pensions to ex-Abuja council chairs, speakers

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit asking the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court to: “declare the life pension...

Nigeria’s Debt Rises to N26.2 Trillion-Debt Management Office

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