By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, December 10th, 2019
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Female Sport Veterans Distribute Netball Equipment To FCT School

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Association of Former Female Athletes of Nigeria (AFFAN), a non-governmental organisation on Monday distributed netball equipment to the Royal Family Academy in Wuye, Abuja. Toyin Aluko, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, December 5th, 2019
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Lampard Tasks Chelsea Players In Spite Win

( News Investigators) Frank Lampard said he was happy but wants more from his Chelsea side after they got back to winning ways with a 2-1 victory over Aston Villa on Wednesday to consolidate fourth spot in the More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, December 4th, 2019
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Chiellini: Ronaldo Was ROBBED Of Ballon D’or In 2018, Madrid Wanted To Stop Him

(News Investigators) Giorgio Chiellini claims Juventus teammate Cristiano Ronaldo “was robbed of the Ballon d’Or last year, as Real Madrid wanted to stop him winning.” The trophy went to Real Madrid and More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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CAF: Enyimba Lose 2-0 Away To Hassania Agadir

(News Investigators) Enyimba International Football Club of Aba on Sunday went down to a 2-0 defeat against Moroccan side, Hassania Agadir in their CAF Confederation Cup Group D clash at the Stade Al Inbiaâte. News More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, December 2nd, 2019
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CAF: Pyramid FC Of Egypt Humble Rangers 3-1 In Enugu

( News Investigators) Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday lost 1-3 to Pyramid Football Club of Egypt in the ongoing Confederation of African Football (CAF) group stage match. Rangers took More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Sunday, December 1st, 2019
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Commandant Suggest Use Of Sport To Mend Relationship

Brig.-Gen. Adeyinka Laguda, Commandant, Warrant Officers’ Academy, on Saturday urged Nigerians to use sports to mend sour relationship towards promoting national cohesion. He stated this while declaring close More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, November 28th, 2019
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FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves By 4 Spots, Now World 31st

(News Investigators)/ Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots in the November ranking to place 31st on the ranking table. In the ranking table on the website of the world football governing body, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, November 25th, 2019
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Ighalo, Osimhen, Nnadozie, Oshoala Nominated For CAF Awards

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo, Victor Osimhen and Wilfred Ndidi have been shortlisted for the 2019 CAF Men Footballer of the Year. The trio were nominated alongside 27 others in a list released More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Ogbomosho Association Spurs Sport Minister To Greater Height

The Abuja-based chapter of Egbe Ogbomoso Ajisegiri, a socio-cultural group, has urged Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youths and Sports Development, not to relent in carving a niche for himself. The group pointed More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
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Mourinho Unveils Plans For Tottenham, Kane

(Newsinvestigators)New Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho wants to take the club led by England striker Harry Kane to the next level by winning trophies and said he would love to stay in the job for at least More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, November 20th, 2019
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Mourinho Replaces Pochettino As Tottenham Hotspur Manager

Mourinho (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has been appointed to replace Mauricio Pochettino as Tottenham Hotspur Manager on a contract that runs until the end of the 2022/23 More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, November 15th, 2019
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Nigerian Chinasa, Other Wins Future Stars Coaching Programme

Online money transfer company, WorldRemit and Arsenal on Friday announced that Chinasa Ukandu from Nigeria and Luis Alejandro Castañeda from Colombia have won the 2019 Future Stars coaching programme. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 14th, 2019
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AFCON Qualifier: Super Eagles Cage Squirrels Of Benin In Uyo

Jubilant Super Eagles (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Wednesday defeated the Squirrels of Benin Republic 2-1 in the opening Group L match of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier in More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, November 11th, 2019
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Sport: FOC Commends Sportsmanship Of Officers

Rear Adm. David Adeniran, Flag Officer Commanding (FOC) Eastern Naval Command of the Nigerian Navy, has commended officers who participated at the Intra-Command Sports Competition for their sense of discipline More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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UCL: Bayern Seal Last-16 Berth With Win Over Olympiakos

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bayern Munich clinched their place in the Champions League last 16 by beating Olympiakos 2-0 at home on Wednesday thanks to second-half strikes from Robert Lewandowski and Ivan Perisic.Playing More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Chelsea, Nine-man Ajax Share Spoils In Thrilling Draw

Chelsea and nine-man Ajax Amsterdam battled to an incident-packed 4-4 draw in Champions League Group H on Tuesday, with the hosts coming back from 4-1 down after scoring two own goals. The result left both teams More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Sport Most Unifying Factor In Nigeria -CJN

The Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Ibrahim Muhammad, has described sports as a potential unifying factor in Nigeria, especially during trying moments of the country as an independent entity.Muhammad made More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 30th, 2019
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Golden Eaglets’ Come-Back Victory, A Lesson In Resilience – Buhari

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, on Tuesday. The Golden Eaglets More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 28th, 2019
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Liverpool Recover From Early Shock To Beat Spurs

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Liverpool recovered from the shock of going behind in the first minute to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 at Anfield on Sunday and restore their six-point lead at the top of the Premier League. Jordan More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 24th, 2019
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Liverpool React To ‘Racist’ Origi Banner

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Liverpool have condemned a graphic “racist” banner unfurled by fans before the start of their Champions League Group E clash away at Racing Genk on Wednesday. The banner, displayed More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, October 21st, 2019
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EPL: Ex-Referee, Clattenburg Speaks On Man Utd, Liverpool Tie

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has reacted to some of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) decisions, made during Manchester United’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool on Sunday. United More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 17th, 2019
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Boxer Dies Following Brutal Knockout

(News Investigators)/ American boxer, Patrick Day, died on Wednesday in Chicago as a result of the traumatic brain injury he suffered during his fight on Saturday, where he was knocked out by Charles Conwell in More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 15th, 2019
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Ronaldo Scores 700th Career Goal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Cristiano Ronaldo reached a career landmark on Monday by scoring his 700th career goal in Portugal’s Euro 2020 qualifier at Ukraine. The 34-year-old scored a penalty as Portugal lost 2-1. His More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, October 10th, 2019
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Lionel Messi Wanted To Leave Barca During His Tax Fraud, No Club Offered A Deal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Lionel Messi wanted to leave Barcelona in the midst of his case for tax fraud, he has revealed, but remained at the Nou Camp when no offers came forward. Messi and his father were both More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Simone Biles Becomes Most Decorated Female Gymnast In History

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) American gymnast Simone Biles has continued to prove that she is a force to reckon with in the sports world. The 2016 Olympic individual all-around, vault and floor gold medalist, and balance More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Shkodran Mustafi Voted Second Worst Defender In The World. He Objects

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has laughed off the suggestion that he is the ‘second-worst defender in world football’. The German was selected in a poll by Marca, voted for by over More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, October 8th, 2019
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Grassroots Football Development Core For National Teams Success, Says Fuludu

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Edema Fuludu, a member of Nigeria’s 1994 Nations Cup winning team, on Tuesday said there won’t be any visible achievement at the senior level without deliberate efforts to groom talents More...

By News Investigators On Friday, October 4th, 2019
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Why Youth, Sports Minister Relocated To MKO Stadium Abuja

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr Sunday Dare has relocated his office to the MKO Abiola National Stadium, Abuja. Dare stated that the move was in line with the his promise to ensure that the More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, October 3rd, 2019
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Liverpool Fined Or Fielding Ineligible Player

Liverpool were fined 200,000 pounds for fielding an ineligible player in their League Cup third-round victory over MK Dons last week. The Reds, however, avoided expulsion from the competition, the Football League More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 24th, 2019
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Ronaldo Turns Philosophical As Messi Wins FIFA Best Player Award

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Cristiano Ronaldo, conspicuously-absent from the FIFA Best Awards at the La Scala Opera house in Milan, on Tuesday took to Instagram to express his feelings in philosophical terms. The News More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 23rd, 2019
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FIFA Rates Women’s World Cup In France “Best-Ever”

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  FIFA’s Technical Study Group (TSG) hailed this year’s Women’s World Cup in France as the best-ever in the competition’s history. It said the tournament showcased the tactical, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 16th, 2019
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Roma Off The Mark As Mkhitaryan Scores Debut Goal In Sassuolo Rout

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Henrikh Mkhitaryan scored a debut goal to help Paulo Fonseca secure his first win as AS Roma coach in a 4-2 victory over Sassuolo. This was after Lazio fell to a shock defeat and Bologna More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ist Deaf Athletics Championships: Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation Seeks FG’s Support

The Nigeria Deaf Sports Federation (NDSF) has appealed to the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, to support the federation to enable it participate in the maiden Africa Deaf Athletics Championships. The federation’s More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Bosnia Coach Prosinecki Changes Mind On Resignation, Stays In Charge

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Bosnia coach Robert Prosinecki has rescinded the decision to resign after the Balkan nation’s football association (NFSBiH) asked him to stay in charge of the team, the governing body has More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
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Ronaldo Scores Four Times As Portugal Rout Lithuania 5-1

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo took his international tally to 93 goals when he scored four times on Tuesday. The goals helped to give the European champions a 5-1 win away to Lithuania More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 9th, 2019
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FIBA World Cup: Spain Brush Aside Serbia, Argentina Thump Poland

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) pain secured their fifth successive win of the World Cup with an impressive 81-69 defeat of Serbia and Argentina matched them with a 91-65 rout of Poland on Sunday. All four sides had booked More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, September 6th, 2019
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Under-23 AFCON Qualifier: Olympic Eagles lose 0-1 To Sudan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Cup-holders Nigeria on Thursday lost by the odd goal to their Sudanese counterparts in an Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying match at the Al Merriekh Stadium in Omdurman. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Inter Milan Forward Icardi Joins PSG On One-Year Loan

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Inter Milan forward Mauro Icardi, their leading scorer in each of the last five seasons and former captain, has joined Paris St Germain on a year-long loan, the Serie A side said on Monday. The More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, September 3rd, 2019
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Nwakali Joins SD Huesca On 3-year Contract From Arsenal

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Arsenal say Nigeria midfielder Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda B side SD Huesca on a three-year contract. “Kelechi Nwakali has joined Spanish Segunda Division side SD Huesca More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Arsenal Fight Back Against Tottenham Hotspur To Draw London Derby

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Arsenal striking duo Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette scored as their side roared back from two goals down to draw 2-2 at home to rivals Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday. It More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, September 2nd, 2019
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Serena Defies Ankle Injury, Advances To U. S. Open Quarter-Finals

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Serena Williams needed a medical time out in the second set of her 6-3 6-4 win over Petra Martic on Sunday to get treatment on her right ankle. Williams however recovered to advance to the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, September 1st, 2019
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12th African Games: Team Nigeria Arrive Abuja To Rousing Welcome

(News Investigators)/ Team Nigeria arrived in Abuja to a rousing welcome on Sunday after finishing second overall at the just-concluded 12th African Games in Rabat, Morocco. The team arrived on Sunday evening More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Nadal Gets Walkover Into U.S. Open Third Round

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three-times champion Rafa Nadal got a walkover into the third round of the U.S. Open after Australian wildcard Thanasi Kokkinakis withdrew from their evening match on Thursday. Kokkinakis, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Fighting Coco Sets Up Osaka showdown At U.S. Open

(news investigators) Crowd-pleaser Coco Gauff came through a tough battle with qualifier Timea Babos 6-2 4-6 6-4 on Thursday to set up a third-round clash at the U.S. Open against top seed and defending champion More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Friday, August 30th, 2019
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Nigeria’s Helen Thrills Fans With Boxing Win

Nigeria’s boxing sensation Helen Joseph gave fans value for their time on Thursday night with an expected win over Hungary’s Martina Horgasx in Connecticut, U.S.  Joseph, aka “The Iron Lady”, defeated More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Thursday, August 29th, 2019
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12 African Games: We’ll Prepare Adequately For 2020 Olympics — Sports Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, has promised a better preparation ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan. Dare told Nigerian journalists in Rabat on Wednesday More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Warriors Sports Championship So Organise 2nd Mixed Martial Arts — President

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The President, Warriors Sports Championship, Ikechukwu Nwobodo, on Wednesday said the body would organise its  second Mixed Martial Arts event in Lagos. Nwobod told a news conference that More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Nigeria’s ‘Iron Lady’ Meets $10,000 Requirement, Returns To Boxing Ring

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Nigeria’s Helen ‘Iron Lady’ Joseph is set for action against Martina Horgasx from Hungary on Thursday in her bumpy return to professional boxing. The Super-Bantamweight fight, holding More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Team Nigeria Move Up To Fourth After 12th African Games’ Day 12

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Team Nigeria to the 12th African Games in Morocco on Tuesday moved up the medals table to the fourth position with 20 gold, 13 silver and 16 bronze medals. The development meant Nigeria, More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Bury Expelled After 125 Years In Football League Of England

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Bury, one of English football’s oldest clubs, were expelled from the Football League (EFL) on Tuesday after failing to resolve their financial problems or find a new buyer. The EFL More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Wednesday, August 28th, 2019
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Nadal Sends Millman To U.S. Open Exit

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Three-times champion Rafa Nadal denied John Millman any chance of posting another fairytale run in New York as he cruised by the Australian 6-3 6-2 6-2 in the first round of the U.S. Open on More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Lukaku Scores On Debut As Conte’s Inter Milan Make Flying Start

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Forward Romelu Lukaku scored on his debut for Inter Milan as they made a flying start under new coach Antonio Conte in Serie A on Monday. They had a 4-0 win over newly-promoted Lecce after More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Tuesday, August 27th, 2019
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Serena Puts U.S. Open Rivals On Notice With Sharapova Stroll

(NEWS INVESTIGATION) Serena Williams delivered one of her most complete performances since returning to the game after the birth of her daughter to rout a helpless Maria Sharapova in the first round of the U.S. More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Atletico Madrid Keep Up winning La Liga Start At Leganes

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Atletico Madrid made it two wins out of two as Vitolo scored in the second half to secure a hard-fought 1-0 La Liga victory at Leganes on Sunday. Atletico had never won in Spain’s top-flight More...

By Shaban Akanbi On Monday, August 26th, 2019
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Iranian Women Will Watch Football In Stadium

Iranian women will be allowed to attend a men’s football World Cub qualifying match in the Islamic Republic of Iran in October, the official IRNA news agency quoted a Sports Ministry official as saying on Sunday. While More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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African Games: Egypt’s Saleh Says Defeating Nigeria In T/tennis Team Events Sweet Revenge

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) An excited Ahmed Saleh of Egypt says defeating Nigeria in the male and female categories of table tennis events at the ongoing 12thAfrican Games was important to them and a revenge against More...

By Alamin Khaliel On Saturday, August 24th, 2019
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Lampard Earns First Win As Chelsea Boss At Norwich City

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)Frank Lampard celebrated his first victory as Chelsea manager with Tammy Abraham’s double, inspiring their 3-2 win over Norwich City in a pulsating Premier League encounter at Carrow Road More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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NYCN Thanks Buhari For Appointing Dare Sports Minister

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The National Executive of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing Mr Sunday Dare and the Minister of Youth and Sports. A statement More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019
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2019 AFCON ASftermath: Tunisia Part Company With Giresse

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Alain Giresse has left his job as coach of Tunisia, after nine months and having guided them to the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in July. The former France international’s More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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20 Clubs To Participate In S/E, S/S 2019 Pre-Season Tournament, Says Official

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS)  Akonam Obiefuna, a member of the Main Orgaisning Committee (MOC) for the 2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) pre-season tournament for South-East and South-South, said that More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 19th, 2019
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Nigeria’s D’Tigress Beat Senegal To Win Fourth AfroBasket Title

 (NEWS INVESTIGATORS) The Nigeria women national basketball team, D’Tigress on Sunday defeated hosts Senegal in the final of the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket to win their fourth continental title. The News Agency More...

By News Investigators On Friday, August 16th, 2019
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African Games: Commonwealth, African Gold Medallists Lead Nigeria’s Taekwondo Team To Morocco

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Nigeria’s Taekwondo team to the 12th African Games in Morocco will be led by defending African Champion, Uzoamaka Otuadinma [female middle -73kg]. Also included in the team are experienced More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 15th, 2019
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Liverpool Win Super Cup After Penalty Shootout

(NEWS INVESTIGATORS) Champions League winners Liverpool won the Super Cup 5-4 on penalties against Chelsea after the game ended 2-2 following extra-time on Wednesday. With the first nine penalties all converted, More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, August 14th, 2019
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Golden Eaglets Begin Camping In Abuja For Brazil 2019

Golden Eaglets during training (News Investigators)/ Five-times champions Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja got their camping programme for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals holding in Brazil from Oct. 26 to Nov. More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Hosting U-20 Women’s World Cup Will Boost Nigeria’s Image, Economy -Per. Sec.

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports Development, Olusade Adesola has said that hosting the FIFA Women’s U-20 World Cup in 2020 will further boost Nigeria’s image and economy. Mr. Adesola said More...

By Sadiq Umar On Thursday, August 1st, 2019
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FIFA Expands Women’s World Cup To 32 Nations

Women’s Team America (News Investigators)/ Football’s world governing body FIFA has approved the expansion of the Women’s World Cup from the existing 24 teams to 32 for the 2023 edition. It has More...

By News Investigators On Friday, July 26th, 2019
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Kano FA Suspends Local Matches in Sani Abacha Stadium

The Kano State Football Association says it has suspended all local competition matches at the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano, following a decision by its management. Shehu Buhari, the association’s Secretary, More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 25th, 2019
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Nigeria Moves 12 Spots On FIFA Ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up 12 spots in the July FIFA ranking, to place 33rd in the world after winning bronze at the just-concluded Africa Cup of Nations tournament. In the ranking table released More...

By Victor Udoh On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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2019 AFCON: Own Goal Hands Senegal Place In Final

Senegal Vs Tunisia (News Investigators)/ A bizarre own goal in extra time handed Senegal a 1-0 victory over Tunisia in the drama-filled first match of Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) semi-finals. A More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, July 14th, 2019
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AFCON: Lawan Heads For Egypt, Says Super Eagles Need Our Presence

Sen. Ahmad Lawan Sadiq Umar – President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has departed Abuja to lead a presidential delegation to cheer Super Eagles in today’s match against Algeria in the ongoing Africa Cup More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, July 11th, 2019
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Tunisia Beats Madagascar 3-0 At Quarter-Final

Courtesy: freetips.com (News Investigators)/ Tunisia ended Madagascar’s remarkable Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) run when they beat the rank outsiders 3-0 in their quarter-final on Thursday. Interestingly, Tunisia More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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AFCON: Eagles End South African Dreams

Super Eagles v Bafana Bafana By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles of Nigeria Wednesday night ended their South African counterpart journey to semi-final in 2019 AFCON tournament. William Ekong’s late More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, July 10th, 2019
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Brasilia To Host Opening, Final Matches Of 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup

World Cup football stadium(Source: bbc.com) (News Investigators)/ The Estádio Bezerrão in the Brazilian city of Brasília will host the opening match of the FIFA Under-17 World Cup on Oct. 26 and the final More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
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Nigeria Beats Guinea 1-0, Qualifies For Knockout Stages

Super Eagles (News Investigators)/ The Super Eagles of Nigeria became the first country to qualify for the knockout stages of the Africa Cup of Nations with a 1-0 win over the Syli Nationale of Guinea at the More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, June 4th, 2019
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SHAME! Nigeria’s Under-20 Team, Handlers Protest Over Unpaid Allowances After Crashing Out In Sweden

Luggage of protesting Fly Eagles (News Investigators)/ After a disastrous ouster from the FIFA Under-20 World Cup in Poland, Monday night, the Flying Eagles of Nigeria and their handlers have refused to leave More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 28th, 2019
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U-20 World Cup: U.S. Show Class, Maul Flying Eagles 2-1

US Under-20 world cup (News Investigators)/The forward’s two goals led the way, but Tab Ramos’ side put together a complete team performance to bounce back from its World Cup-opening loss It took a loss to More...

By News Investigators On Monday, February 11th, 2019
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Taiwo Ogunjobi, Ex-NFF Scribe Is Dead

Late NFF Scribe By Sadiq Umar – A former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Taiwo Ogunjobi is dead. Until his death, Ogunjobi was the Chairman of Osun State Football Association. He More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, December 1st, 2018
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Nigeria’s Super Falcons Lift Women AFCON Trophy For 9th Time

The Super Falcons of Nigeria proved unbeatable once more as they overcame a stubborn South African Banyana Banyana squad on penalties after a scoreless 120 minutes to retain their Women Africa Cup of Nations title More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, September 20th, 2018
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NFF Presidency: Amaju Pinnick Wins Election For Another 4-Year Term

By Nuel Suji – President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has been re-elected for a second term in office. Mr. Pinnick made history Thursday afternoon in Katsina as the first More...

By News Investigators On Monday, May 14th, 2018
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles Names 30-Man Provisional Squad For Russian 2018

By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles’ manager Gernot Rohr named a 30-man provisional list for the 2018 FIFA World Cup holding in Russia. The provisional squad list was announced through the official twitter More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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FIFA Golden Cup Arrives Nigeria

By Nuel Suji – The prestigious FIFA World Cup golden trophy on Wednesday arrived Abuja, Nigeria’s capital ahead of the 2018 soccer tournament in Russia. It is FIFA’s tradition that the Cup tours all the More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, January 28th, 2018
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Super Eagles Beat Angola 2-1, Faces Sudan In Next Match

By Nuel Suji – The home-based Super Eagles Sunday night beat their Angolan counterparts to the semifinal ticket at the ongoing African Nations Championships. The Eagles won after a precise goal from Gabriel More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018
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Former Nigeria Goalkeeper, Raymond King Dies At 52

By Nuel Suji – A former Nigeria goalkeeper, Raymond King who has been battling with the partial stroke has died. The ex-goalkeeper who was a member of the defunct Abiola Babes FC Abeokuta died at age 52. His More...

By News Investigators On Friday, December 1st, 2017
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Russian 2018: Nigeria In Same Group With Argentina

By Sadiq Umar – The Super Eagles of Nigeria, Friday emerged in Group D, the same group with Argentina for the 2018 World Cup holding in Russian. It is the fifth time the Nigerian side would be grouped with More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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First IAAF Bronze Label for West Africa Awarded To Access Bank Lagos City Marathon

News Investigators/The International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF) Road Race Bronze Label to Access Bank Lagos City Marathon makes the Lagos marathon the first full marathon in West Africa to get an More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, May 16th, 2017
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Edo Plans Technical Com’tee On Okpekpe Marathon

By Nuel Suji – Edo state government is to set up a technical committee to plan a three year development programme for the Okpekpe 10 kilometer road race ahead of the May 12 date already set aside for next More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, March 16th, 2017
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BREAKING: Ahmad Ahmad Defeats Issa Hayatou To Become New CAF President

By Nuel Suji – Confederation of African Football President, Issa Hayatou has been defeated by Ahmad Ahmad in a keenly contest election. Ahmad, a Madagascan born contender polled 34 votes as against Hayatou’s More...

By News Investigators On Friday, January 6th, 2017
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Mikel Obi Leaves Chelsea For Chinese’ Tianjin TEDA

By Nuel Suji – Super Eagle Captain, John Mikel Obi has moved from English Club, Chelsea to join Chinese Super League side Tianjin TEDA. Mikel is leaving Chelsea with a record of 372 appearances for Chelsea More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Presidency Pledges Payment Of Super Falcons’ Allowances Within 48-Hours

By Sadiq Umar – At last, respite may have come the way of the Super Falcon following a firm promise by the Presidency to pay their $25,000 allowance after Wednesday morning protest. The players had converged More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 22nd, 2016
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Japanese Surgeon Lavishes Nigeria’s Olympic “Dream Team” With 390, 000 USD

By Sadiq Umar – The Japanese surgeon, Katsuya Takasu, who fell in love with the Nigerian U23 team the ‘Dream Team’, following their defeat of his home country team has honoured his pledge of donating $390,000 More...

By News Investigators On Monday, August 8th, 2016
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BREAKING: Nigeria Qualifies For Quarter Final, Defeats Sweden 1-0

By Dipo Awojobi – Nigeria has qualified for the quarterfinals of the Olympic Games football event after a 1-0 victory over Sweden. The country’s U-23 team early Monday went on the offensive early in the More...

By News Investigators On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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FIFA Boss, Gianni Infantino, Arrives Abuja

By Sadiq Umar – FIFA President Gianni Infantino has arrived Nigeria on a two-day official visit. Mr. Infantino arrived Abuja, Nigeria’s capital on Sunday accompanied by FIFA Secretary-General, Ms Fatma More...

By News Investigators On Tuesday, July 19th, 2016
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NFF Names Frenchman Paul Le Guen Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser

By Nuel Suji – The Nigeria Football Federation has named Frenchman Paul Le Guen as the new Super Eagles technical adviser. Mr. Le Guen will work with current caretaker boss Salisu Yusuf who has been given More...

By News Investigators On Friday, June 17th, 2016
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Atiku Expresses Delights Over “Ambassadorial” Appointment

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has expressed delight over his recent appointment as Ambassador of the Nigeria House in the forthcoming Rio Olympics in Brazil. He will be joining a few other prominent Nigerians More...

By News Investigators On Saturday, June 11th, 2016
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BREAKING: Amodu Shuaibu, ex-Super Eagles Coach Dies

By Dipo Awojobi – The Nigerian Football Federation has announced the death of its technical director, Amodu Shuaibu. Former Super Eagles Coach Shuaib was a former coach of Nigeria’s Super Eagles. The More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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BREAKING: Former Super Eagles Coach Stephen Keshi Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, a former coach of the Nigerian national football team, the Super Eagles, is dead. He died at the age of 54. According to a family source who confirmed the news More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, June 5th, 2016
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World’s Greatest Boxer, Muhammed Ali Dies At 74

By Dipo Awojobi – Legendary boxer, the boxing entertainer, the greatest boxer of all time, Muhammed Ali has died at 74. He was born originally as Cassius Marcellus Clay, Jr. on January 17, 1942 in Louisville, More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, May 8th, 2016
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Nigerian Boxer, Philanthropist, Francis Aiyegbeni Is Dead

By Dipo Awojobi – A former Nigerian superstar boxer, businessman, philanthropist and engineer, who was also the Chairman of formerly D’Rovans Hotel, now Wallan Hotel, Chief Francis Aiyegbeni is dead. News More...

By News Investigators On Friday, February 26th, 2016
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Oliseh Quits Super Eagle Job

By Dipo Awojobi – Super Eagle Coach, Sunday Oliseh has quit his job as coach of the Nigeria’s national football team,  after accusing the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) of doing everything to sabotage More...

By News Investigators On Thursday, January 21st, 2016
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Buhari Rewards 1986 Soccer Champions, Others

By Dipo Awojobi – Thirty years after unfulfilled promises, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday rewarded members of the Golden Eaglets that won the inaugural FIFA U-16 World Cup in China in 1985. Buhar was More...

By News Investigators On Wednesday, January 6th, 2016
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BREAKING: Abubakar, NFF Head Of Protocol Shot Dead

By Oladipupo Awojobi – Ibrahim Abubakar, Nigeria Football Federation’s head of protocol was shot dead at his residence in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital Wednesday morning. Abubakar was shot dead by armed More...

By News Investigators On Sunday, August 9th, 2015
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Seni, Saraki’s Son Replaces Dad As Chairman ABS Football Club

By Nuel Suji Mr Seni Saraki, the son of the Senate President, Senator Abubakar Bukola Saraki has been announced as the new Chairman of the Ilorin-based Nigeria National League side, Abubakar Bukola Saraki Football More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, July 5th, 2015
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NFF Fires Keshi As Super Eagles Coach

Former Super Eagles Coach By Nuel Suji, Abuja. The Nigeria Football Federation has terminated the appointment of Mr. Stephen Keshi as Head Coach of the Senior National Football Team, Super Eagles over lack of More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, June 14th, 2015
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Sepp Blatter Reconsidering FIFA Resignation -Report

Changing his mind ? Reports out of Switzerland say that disgraced FIFA president Sepp Blatter is reconsidering his decision to step down from his position, after stating his intention to do so two weeks ago. According More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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BREAKING: Blatter Serves Notice Of Resignation

  Quits at last By Idowu Bakare FIFA President, Sepp Blatter has indicated his willingness to resign from the position, asking for an early Congress that would elect a successor. Blatter was re-elected FIFA More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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For The Record: Remarks By FIFA President Sepp Blatter On His Resignation

I have been reflecting deeply about my presidency and about the forty years in which my life has been inextricably bound to FIFA and the great sport of football. I cherish FIFA more than anything and I want to More...

By News Investigator On Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
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Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare Dies At 48

Former Super Eagles Goalkeeper, Wilfred Agbonavbare is dead. Agbonavbare, a mem­ber of the U-21 Mexico 83 Flying Eagles, and 1994 AFCON gold medalist, died at the age of 48, Tuesday morning from cancer related More...

By News Investigator On Sunday, October 26th, 2014
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Jonathan To Receive Super Falcons At FEC, Team Arrives Lagos On Monday

President Goodluck Jonathan will receive the African Champions, Nigeria’s women football team (Super Falcons) at the federal executive council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday, even as the team is billed to arrive More...

By News Investigator On Thursday, October 16th, 2014
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NFF Sacks Stephen Keshi 

Former Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has been relieved of his duty by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Keshi’s sack came shortly after he led the team to a 3-1 defeat of the Sudanese national team More...

By News Investigator On Saturday, October 11th, 2014
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Keshi’s Super Eagles Suffers 1-0 Defeat In Khartoum

The Stephen Keshi led Super Eagles on Saturday suffered a 1-0 defeat by the Sudanese side in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying series. The  Super Eagles 1-0 defeat goal came in the first half of the match More...