Super Eagles and England's Three Lions to face each other at Wembley on June 2 in pre-World Cup friendly

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) and English Football Association officials have reached an agreement under which the Super eagles will play England at Wembley Stadium on June 2 as part of both teams' World cup preparations.



Iwobi faces £60,000 fine after pictures of him partying 48 hours before Arsenal match go public

SUPER Eagles winger Alex Iwobi is likely to face a hefty fine of £60,000 after he was caught breaking a curfew imposed by Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to attend a drug-fuelled birthday party just a day before a match.



Trump dismisses Oprah Winfrey challenge saying he is confident he can beat her in an election

PRESIDENT Donald Trump has dismissed fears that he may be ousted from the White House by celebrity broadcaster Oprah Winfrey boasting that he would beat her in a head-to-head contest should she decide to run for the US presidency.



Nwakali joins Scottish Premier League side Aberdeen on loan until the end of the season

NIGERIAN midfielder Chidiebere Nwakali has joined Scottish Premier League side Aberdeen from Norwegian club Sogndal on loan until the end of the season becoming the later Super Eagle to make a move in the January transfer window.


Nwakali, 21, a former Nigerian youth international has already joined up with the Dons at their winter training camp in Dubai. He has been a Manchester City since January 2014 and has had previous loan spells in Spain and Norway.



Atiku Abubakar accused of being Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria's biggest financier

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has been accused of being the major financier of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) the Fulani herdsmen's body accused of being behind numerous murders across the country.



Tiv leaders say Buhari will not get one vote in Benue State in 2019 following Fulani herdsmen attacks

TIV community leaders have declared that President Muhammadu Buhari can forget about obtaining votes in Benue State come the 2019 elections following his indifference to the spate of killings in the state by Fulani cattle herdsmen.



Asisat Oshoala and Mohamed Salah crowned female and male 2017 African Players of the Year

SUPER Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala has been crowned the African Women's Player of the Year for the third year running at yesterday's Confederation of African Football awards in during which Egypt's Mohammed Salah was also named African Player of the Year.



Boko Haram appears to be on the front foot again as it kidnaps 31 loggers in Borno State

BOKO Haram has stepped up its activities in the new year with the recent abduction of 31 loggers in Borno State just a few days after 30 soldiers were reported missing following a raid on a military base in the state.



Cancer victims suffer double whammy as husbands abandon them for undergoing breast removal

BREAST cancer victims have cried out that they are being made to suffer twice for their afflictions as many of their husbands shun them calling them half women if they end up having to have a mammary gland removed as part of their treatment.



Ohaneze Ndigbo rules out using force to resolve marginalisation issue opting for dialogue instead

PAN-Igbo socio-cultural organisation Ohanaeze Ndigbo has ruled out Igbos ever going to war again pointing out that it would rather resolve any constitutional and territorial disputes via diplomatic means.




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