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Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool will make UCL last-16 if they ‘stay

By Glen Price----Jurgen Klopp is still confident Liverpool will reach the knockout rounds of the Champions League despite their 1-1 draw with Spartak Moscow on Tuesday night. Liverpool were held to another frustrating draw to leave them with two points...

Kolo Toure joins Celtic backroom staff

Ivory Coast international Kolo Toure has joined the back room staff of  Celtic FC as a technical assistant. "I can officially say I am retired from playing and now I am fully concentrating on coaching." "This is a new chapter in...

Plateau United wins first Nigerian league title

Plateau United won the 2017 Nigerian Professional League championship for the first time, beating defending champions Rangers International 2-0 on the last day, to clinch the coveted trophy and cash of N50million. They are the 19th different champions of the...

Super Eagles end Cameroon’s World Cup hopes

The Super Eagles missed the opportunity to all but confirm a spot at next year's World Cup as they stumbled to a 1-1 draw against Cameroon, but still confirmed the African champions' elimination despite Vincent Aboubakar's late penalty cancelling...

Buhari, Osinbajo Receives Victorious Female National BasketBall Team (D’Tigress)

President Mohammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, received Nigeria Female National BasketBall Team (D'Tigress), Champions of the 2017 FIBA Women Afrobasket 2017 at the State House shortly before the commencement of FEC. 30th August 2017. PHOTOS: NOVO ISIORO.  

Mayweather Defeats McGregor In 10th-Round TKO

Floyd Mayweather beat Conor McGregor by technical knockout in the 10th round of their much-hyped megafight on Saturday to keep his perfect record intact. Mayweather, who came out of retirement at 40 for the fight, improved to 50-0 to surpass...

Ibrahimovic takes pay cut

Zlatan Ibrahimovic's return to Manchester United dominates Friday's back pages after the announcement of his new contract with a bizarre Twitter graphic of him shaking hands with the red devil. Ibrahimovic has revealed that he received several enticing offers before...

CHAN 2018: Yusuf picks Ezenwa, Odey, 18 others to tackle Squirrels

Coach Salisu Yusuf has opted for goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Orji Kalu and Osas Okoro, midfielders Alhassan Ibrahim and Ifeanyi Ifeanyi, forwards Stephen Odey and Ifeanyi George, and 13 other players for Sunday’s 2018 African Nations Championship qualifying match...

Nigeria ranks 38 in August FIFA ranking

Nigeria have moved up a spot in Fifa's latest World ranking released on Thursday ahead of next month's 2018 World Cup qualifier clash with Cameroon. Despite their 2-0 home defeat to South Africa in an Africa Cup of Nations qualifier,...

Liverpool Announce Western Union as the club’s first ever shirt-sleeve sponsors

English Premier League football club Liverpool on Wednesday named financial services company Western Union as a principal partner and its first-ever sleeve sponsor. The agreement names Western Union as the official money transfer partner of the club. The company’s branding...
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  A majority of Americans want the Senate to convict and remove President Donald Trump from office, according to a...
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Lalong is governor of Plateau, rules Supreme Court 

Nigeria's Apex Court has ruled that the March 9, 2019 election of Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau state was in order.  The court, in a...

$1.1bn Malabu Oil fraud: FG files charges against Adoke, Etete, Shell, others

  A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr Mohammed Adoke has been charged to court over alleged $1.1 billion fraud in the Malabu oil...

Slow, epileptic internet in Nigeria: Submarine cable damaged

     ...cripples communication, banks, business transactions Nigerian internet subscribers have continued to experience hitches and ceaseless downtime including banks, financial institutions, and the mass...

Lagos pipeline fire : Death toll rises to 5 as 39 vehicles consumed

  Causality figure in Sunday's  Abule Egba, Lagos  pipeline fire has increased from two to five. The fire followed an explosion from a ruptured the pipelines...