Rohr drops three players from his World Cup squad following 1-1 draw with Congo in Port Harcourt

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has dropped three players from his squad following yesterday's 1-1 draw with the Democratic Republic of Congo in Port Harcourt as he continues pruning it down in the run-up to the World Cup.



Aggrieved nPDP group considers leaving APC enmasse and joining another party ahead of elections

AGGRIEVED members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in a faction called nPDP are considering defecting from the party enmasse after holding a meeting in Abuja where they weighed several options.



Rohr reveals line-up for tonight's game against DR Congo featuring debutants Lokosa and Nwankwo

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed the line-up for tonight's game against the Leopards of the Democratic Republic of Congo featuring the two debutants Junior Lokosa and Simy Nwankwo.



Senator Shehu Sani reveals he will stand against El-Rufai for Kaduna governorship

SENATOR Shehu Sani has revealed that he will stand against Governor Nasir El-Rufai for the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) during the party's forthcoming primaries.



Liverpool goalkeeper Loris Karius receives death threats for conceding easy goals against Real Madrid

MERSEYSIDE police have begun investigating death threats made against Liverpool's German goalkeeper Loris Karius after he conceded three goals in the Champions League final in Kiev on Saturday.


Liverpool lost the game 1-3, with Karius conceding two easy goals. As a result, Karius and his family have been the focus of hundreds of threats and hate messages on social media after making several mistakes that resulted in goals for the Real Madrid.



Boeing enters into negotiations with federal government over floating national carrier

AIRCRAFT manufacturer Boeing has met with Nigerian government officials to discuss the prospect of setting up a national carrier to replace the defunct Nigeria Airways.


Founded in 1958, Nigeria Airways folded in 2003 having accumulated significant debts that outstripped its revenues from the mid-1980s. Since then, Nigeria has been without a national carrier and repeated attempts to float another one over recent years by successive governments have failed.



Mikel confident Eagles can cause World Cup upset despite being tagged underdogs

SUPER Eagles skipper Mikel Obi is confident that Nigeria can cause a major upset at the forthcoming World Cup despite being written off and described as the underdogs of her tough group that contains the likes of Argentina and Croatia.



Soyinka asks federal government to seek international help over Fulani herdsmen killings

NOBEL laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has advised the federal government to solicit the support of the international community to combat insecurity in the country as it appears unable to address the ongoing Fulani herdsmen saga alone.



Ipob plans sit-at-home protest across Nigeria on May 30 to mark Biafra Remembrance Day

SECESSIONIST group the Indigenous People of Biafra (Ipob) has announced plans to shut down the southeast with another stay-at-home sit-in on May 30 during the Biafran Remembrance Day celebrations.



Former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino advices Emery to get rid of Iwobi if Arsenal are to succeed

FORMER Chelsea and Republic of Ireland striker Tony Cascarino has advised new Arsenal manager Unai Emery to get rid of Alex Iwobi along with seven other players at the club because he does not think the Super Eagles midfielder is good enough.




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