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Amaju Pinnick: Nike Deal Worth 743 Million Naira

Nigeria Football Federation's president, Amaju Pinnick has revealed that American company, Nike were the only organisation that met their demands when they were shopping for ... Full story

Nigeria Football Federation,Nike Sign Deal

Nike and the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced a new partnership for designing and developing football kits for the country’s men’s and women’s national football ... Full story

Liverpool rule in the UK, Arsenal and Chelsea split Europe and Manchester United dominate in Asia: Twitter popularity graphic

It is the age old debate but with a modern twist: which Premier League club is the most popular according to Twitter followers.  For the first ...

Stephen Keshi Appointed As Coach For The Third Time

Stephen Keshi has been appointed Nigeria coach for the third time after signing a two-year contract on Tuesday. The “big boss” as he is popularly called ... Full story

Nigerian Footballers Face N50K Fine And One Match Ban For Stripping To Their Underwear

The duo of Ebenezer Odunlami and Prince Aggrey of the Sunshine Stars FC (Akure) are facing a 1-match ban and N50k fine each for violating ... Full story

Stephen Keshi Apologizes To Nigerians

Stephen Keshi has apologised to Nigerians over his protracted contract talks with the country’s football federation. A very sober coach Keshi in an exclusive interview with ... Full story

Stephen Keshi To Sign Contract This Week

The Nigeria Football Federation has disclosed that out-of-contract coach Stephen Keshi will sign a new contract to manage the Super Eagles this week. Keshi’s contract expired ... Full story

Captain Musa Mohammed Vanishes From U-23 Camp

Flying Eagles captain Musa Mohammed has ‘vanished’ from the Nigeria U23 camp in Abuja and has travelled abroad for trials without Samson Siasia’s permission. The right-back ... Full story

Vincent Enyeama Hints Retirement From Supre Eagles

Super Eagles goalkeeper and captain, Vincent Enyeama, has hinted of his retirement from the team as he urged the coaches to intensify the search for ... Full story

New Players Will Ignite Super Eagles - Daniel Amokachi

Super Eagles stand-in coach, Daniel Amokachi has expressed optimism that the new players he's introducing to the Super Eagles squad will breathe some life into ... Full story

We Will Honour Eagles Friendly - Bolivia FA

The president of the Bolivian Football Federation (FBF), Carlos Chavez and executive secretary,Alberto Lozada have acknowledged the concerns of national team coach,Mauricio Soria over the ... Full story

Arsenal FC, Beat Manchester United In FA Cup

English football giants, Arsenal FC, have defeated old rivals, Manchester United to qualify for the semi finals of the English FA Cup. This is courtesy of ... Full story

Qatar 2022 World Cup, Final Stadium To Be Design By British Architects

British architects Foster and Partners was named on Monday as the designer of the stadium that will host the final of the controversial Qatar football ... Full story

Super Eagles To Host Bafana Bafana In Friendly Match March 29

Bafana Bafana of South Africa have been chosen as replacement for the Black Stars of Ghana to play the Super Eagles in a friendly on ... Full story

I Felt Like A kid - Jose Mourinho

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he felt “like a kid” after claiming the first trophy of his second Stamford Bridge tenure with a League Cup ... Full story

Confederation Of African Football Agrees To Shift 2023 Africa Cup of Nations

FIFA Secretary General, Jerome Valcke, has hinted that the Confederation of African Football are favourably disposed to move the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations to ... Full story

Stephen Keshi Salary Reduced To N4m

Stephen Keshi will not be paid as much as he got during his first tenure as Super Eagles boss, if he signs a new deal ... Full story

Santi Carzola Apologizes To Fans

The Spaniard left the Liga outfit in 2012 after helping them qualify for the Champions League for €19 million, which angered a number of the ... Full story

Racist Chelsea Fans Discovered

Following a bizarre show of racism by some Chelsea fans at the Metro in Paris where they pushed a black man off a train and ... Full story

Nwankwo Kanu Ranked Among Arsenal’s All Time Top 50 Players Ever

Nwankwo Kanu has been named as the 13th greatest player of Arsenal football club. In a poll conducted by fans of Arsenal on the club’s website, ... Full story

Jose Mourinho Ashamed Of Chelsea Fans In Paris Incident

Jose Mourinho is "ashamed" of the Chelsea fans who prevented a black man from boarding a Paris train before their Champions League tie on Tuesday. Amateur ... Full story

Flying Eagles Involved In An Accident

The Flying Eagles got involved in auto crash on Wednesday, when a bus conveying them to their hotel crashed into the main gate of the ... Full story

Chelsea Racism Fans Prevent Black Man Boarding Paris Metro Train (VIDEO) Video

Jose Mourinho’s team were impressive when they traveled to France to play PSG in the Uefa Champions League. However, behind the scene, an obscene incident ... Full story

Ghana 2 - 2 Nigeria Entertaining Draw In Accra

Nigeria Under-20 national team played out a 2-2 draw with Ghana in a friendly match at the Accra Sports Stadium on Monday. The Black Satellites twice ... Full story

Super Eagles To Play Friendly Match Against Ghana Black Stars In London

Super Eagles have lined up a friendly against Ghana in an international friendly in London on March 29, the Nigeria Football Federation has announced. According to ... Full story

Flying Eagles Departs ForGhana For Double Friendly

The Nigeria U20 team, the Flying Eagles, will depart for Ghana Friday from Lagos as they take on their Ghanaian counterparts; the Black Satellites in ... Full story

President Of Ivory Coast Awards The 23 Man Squad Team For AFCON Victory

According to BBC Africa, Ivorian president Alassane Quattara is giving each member of the Ivory Coast 23-man Squad team, a house worth $52,000, and same ... Full story

Arsenal Go Fourth Liverpool Sink Spurs

Mario Balotelli finally scored his first Premier League goal for Liverpool to seal a dramatic 3-2 win over Tottenham, while Arsenal moved up to fourth ... Full story

Former Players Of Super Eagles Have Cursed Nigeria - Taribo West

Taribo West has claimed that Nigeria’s football is suffering now, because former national team players have cursed the country. Nigeria emerged African champions in 2013 after ... Full story

Egypt To Compensate Families Of Dead Fans

The Egyptian government has agreed to pay 3,280 dollars as compensation to the families of fans who died outside an Egyptian soccer stadium on Sunday. Health ... Full story

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Amaju Pinnick: Nike Deal Worth 743 Million Naira

Nigeria Football Federation's president, Amaju Pinnick has revealed that American company, Nike were the only organisation that met their demands when they were shopping for ... Full story

I’m ready for probe after tenure, says Jonathan

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday said he would be ready after leaving office for any probe of his administration’s activities. President-elect Muhammadu Buhari plans to revisit the ...

$370m Abacha loot traced to Luxembourg

… Swiss government closes doors to looters Nigerians ferrying money to Switzerland will now have to prove that such wealth is acquired legally before they are ...

Pregnant woman’s corpse returned to hospital over morgue bill

THE corpse of a pregnant mother of three (names withheld) who died at a private hospital in Onitsha, during delivery on Monday, was reported to ...

Nigeria’s Next Leader’s Ties to a Heroin Ring

BOLA TINUBU: PHOTO CREDIT-PIUS UTOMI EKPEI/AFP/GETTY IMAGES General Muhammed Buhari's political partner is a former bagman for two heroin traffickers. But that's just business as usual ...

BREAKING: Jonathan Administration Release NNPC Statement, One Day After Buhari Announces Probe

President Jonathan announced today that his administration would release the Forensic Audit of the National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), one day after President-Elect Buhari declared that ...

Ex-NDDC Commissioner Jailed Three Years for Stealing Transformers

A former Commissioner representing Akwa Ibom State on the board of the intervention agency, Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Pastor Godwin Moffat Eyo was today ...

Aftermath Of Strange Death: Consumption And Production Of Local Liquor Banned In Ondo State

Chief Moses Enimade the Oyewoga of Ireleland drinking after pouring libation After reports of strange deaths within few days, the government of Ondo State has taken ...

Chinedu Ikedieze, Wife Shun Break-up Rumour; Storm France For Holiday (Pictures)

Few months ago, rumour mongers had it that the marriage of diminutive Nollywood actor, Chinedu Ikedieze popularly referred to as Aki was in danger as ...

Rapper CDQ Gets Robbed Of His Jewelry, Laptop, Cash Days Before Birthday

Fast rising and promising rapper, Sodiq Yusuf aka CDQ suffered an unfortunate situation as he was robbed of his jewelry, laptop and an undisclosed amount ... Full story