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Buhari Assures Super Eagles Of Support To Win World Cup

  President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the Super Eagles of the needed support to win the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The President gave the assurance on Wednesday when he received the FIFA World Cup Trophy ahead of the

George Weah Visits Buhari, Backs Nigeria To Win World Cup

The Liberian President, George Weah, has called on the Federal Government to provide all that is needed for the Super Eagles to win the trophy in the fourth coming World Cup holding Russia. Mr Weah described Nigeria’s Super Eagles as

Raising Children In A Digital World: Five Things Every Parent Should Know

Panel Discussion titled: ‘what are our children doing online’ at the Social Media Week 2018.   Many parents today are increasingly concerned that their children may be spending too much time on the Internet, hence missing out on real-life interactions.

Journalists To Discuss Hate Speech At IPI World Congress In Nigeria

International Press Institute (IPI) is set to hold its 2018 World Congress in Nigeria. The Congress which is themed “Why Journalism Matters; Quality Media For Strong Societies” is aimed at discussing hate speeches, press freedom, quality journalism, among other press

Katsina To Benefit From World Bank Girl Child Education Project

The World Bank mission in connection with the Nigerian Partnership for Education project has shortlisted Katsina in its newly introduced project. The project titled: Better Education Service Delivery for All (BESDA) is aimed at improving access and quality of basic

NBBF releases 18-man list for World Cup qualifiers

D’Tigers coach Alex Nwora on Sunday named  the country’s  18-man squad  for the 2019 FIBA World Cup qualifiers in Bamako, Mali, from February  23 to 25. On the list released by the Nigeria Basketball Federation,  five players from the squad

2018 World Cup: NFF confirms five friendly matches for Super Eagles [Full schedule]

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has confirmed the dates for five friendly matches the Super Eagles will play ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The team’s itinerary was revealed on Wednesday, at a press conference to announce the

2018 World Cup: Pele optimistic Brazil will win sixth trophy in Russia

Football legend, Edson Arantes do Nascimento, also known as Pelé said on Monday that Brazil are favourites to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Brazil, five time winner of the World Cup, were thrashed 7-1 in the 2014 semi-finals

Transfer news: Conte urges Chelsea board to sign Sanchez, Man Utd plots £443m world record move for Neymar

Chelsea manager, Antonio Conte has recommended Arsenal striker, Alexis Sanchez to the Club’s executive board, Telegraph reports. Conte fears that Manchester United and Manchester City are out to ‘kill’ Chelsea by signing the Chilean International this January. He, however, urged

2018 World Cup: I awarded penalty wrongly during qualifiers – Referee confesses

Romanian referee, Ovidiu Hategan, who awarded a controversial penalty against Northern Ireland during their World Cup play-off defeat by Switzerland has admitted he made a mistake. Hategan had ruled that Corry Evans blocked a shot with his arm during the

Transfer news: World oldest footballer, Kazuyoshi Miura signs new deal at age 50

Yokohama striker, Kazuyoshi Miura, has signed a contract extension at his Japanese club. Miura, who will be 51 in February will play the new season in the second division side. The deal means the Japanese International will enter the 33rd

England confirm friendly with Super Eagles at Wembley ahead of 2018 World Cup

England have will take on Nigeria at Wembley Stadium on June 2, as part of their warm-up friendlies ahead of the 2018 World Cup. The Three Lions will play the Super Eagles five days before facing Costa Rica in another

2018 World Cup: Why Musa, Iheanacho may not make my squad – Rohr

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr has told Kelechi Iheanacho and Ahmed Musa to move away from Leicester City. The Nigerian forwards have struggled for regular playing time since joining the Foxes from Manchester City and CSKA

2018 World Cup: Rohr assures Buhari, Nigerians Eagles will fly in Russia

Coach of the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Gernot Rohr has assured President Mohammed Buhari and Nigerian fans that his team will have an outstanding outing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Rohr, who said top preparations have been