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BBC Women's Footballer Of The Year Award: Asisat Oshoala Wins

Nigeria and Liverpool forward Asisat Oshoala has been named as the BBC Women's Footballer of the Year. The 20-year-old forward is the first player to win ... Full story

Chelsea Lifts Premier League Trophy As Drogba Bids Farewell

Loic Remy ensured champions Chelsea finished the Premier League campaign on a high with second-half double in their 3-1 victory over Sunderland on Sunday. The France ... Full story

U20 World Cup, FIFA Names Flying Eagles Youngest Team

The Flying Eagles have been rated the youngest team heading to the FIFA U20 World Cup in New Zealand. The competition will hold from May 30 ... Full story

Chinedu Udoji: My Invitation To Eagles Is Not A Tea Party Affair

Chinedu Udoji, the invited captain of Enyimba FC of Aba on Tuesday said his call up to the Super Eagles was not a `tea party’ ... Full story

Diamond League: Okagbare Dusts Olympic Champion

Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor got her season underway with a dominating win at the 2015 Shanghai Diamond League yesterday, winning the women’s 100m in 10.98s. Okagbare got ... Full story

Amaju Pinnick: Super Falcons To earn $400,000 If They Reach FIFA Women's World Cup Final

The Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick have promised to give the Super Falcons a sum of $400,000 (N88million) if they reach the final of ... Full story

US Runners Stripped Of London Olympics Medals

The entire U.S. men's sprint relay team was stripped of its silver medal from the 2012 London Olympics on Wednesday as a result of Tyson ... Full story

Falcons Reaches 3rd Round Of CAf Olympic Qualifying Tournament

Nigeria’s senior women’s national team have reached the third round of the 2016 Olympic qualifying tournament after Mali’s female Eagles withdrew from the second round ... Full story

Special Nike World Cup Boots For Flying Eagles Stars

Several Flying Eagles stars, including Kelechi Iheanacho and Isaac Success are to wear special Nike boots for the U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. The Flying ... Full story

I’m Still Going To Buy Arsenal FC - Aliko Dangote

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote who’s a die hard fan of Arsenal FC said he still wants to buy the English club even after the ... Full story

Manny Pacquiao loses fight of the century to Floyd Mayweather

Manny Pacquiao told the world's media a shoulder injury left him unable to use his right hand during the fight He and Floyd Mayweather battled through a ... Full story

Wife Of Rio Ferdinand, Rebecca Ellison Has Died

Rebecca Ellison, the wife of the Queens Park Rangers and England defender Rio Ferdinand, has died of cancer, the player announced on Saturday. She had been ... Full story

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

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

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Tonto Dikeh Furious As Fans Demand To See Her Pregnancy Photos

Since her marriage to MrX in August last year, controversial Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh have not been too active on social media unlike when she ...

Actor Charles Inojie In Valentine Mood Already (Photo)

Charles Inojie is an actor, director, script writer and producer. Popularly known for his perfect delivery in comedy movies like The Councillor, Double Game and ...

Misery: Phone Credited by Spirit

Wonders they say would never end. Different miracles has been seen and heard, but this is the first of its kind.Recently, a church in Ogun ...

Suspected Thief Falls Into well In Bid To Scale Fence

A 35-year-old suspected burglar was reportedly drawn in a well on Modupe Ajayi Close in the Alagbado area of Lagos State. The unidentified man according ...

Mide-Funmi Martins Husband Shuts Down Marriage Crisis Rumours

From the look and smiles on his face, it's obvious Afeez Abiodun is a happy husband and proud father.Many times, it has been rumored that ...

Kiss Daniel receives 50 million naira gift

Kiss Daniel is a house hold name in Nigeria music industry. The young star came to lime light when he released his hit song Woju. ...

Oritsefemi Shows Off Oyibo Girlfriend On Social media (Photos)

While some ex-girlfriends of ?Popular Nigerian singer Oritsefemi, 31, are still nursing thier broken hearts, the Double Wahala crooner seem to have moved on with ...

Police in Ondo Parades Ex-Convict For Blackmailing Pastors

A 44-year-old ex-convict, Mr. Festus Balogun, popularly known as smart, who’s stock in trade is to black mail notable men of God was yesterday paraded ...

Mike Ezuruonye Now Family Planning Ambassador

Nollywood actor Mike Ezuruonye, has been a bit silent for a while due to the fact that he has been busy moving from one movie ...

Nollywood Actress, Cossy Ojiakor Flaunts Her Valentine Date...See Photo

Things may not be going as planned for boobs-bearing Nigerian actress as she has revealed disturbing messages concerning her love life.  Cossy Ojiakor showed off this ... Full story