AFCON qualifiers: Eagles to travel by sea to Cotonou

The Super Eagles 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Benin Republic has been fixed for Saturday, March 27 in Port Novo, The PUNCH reports. The PUNCH also gathered that the team’s training camp billed for Lagos will begin on…

*Court remands butcher for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old stepdaughter (Vanguard)*Man in police net for allegedly beating wife to death (Nation)

Court remands butcher for allegedly defiling his 14-year-old stepdaughter (Vanguard) A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered that a 40-year-old butcher, Tunji Adeniran, who allegedly defiled his 14-year-old stepdaughter, be remanded in a custodial centre. The police…

2021 AFCON Qualifiers: Rohr mulls tactics to drown Benin in Cotonou

Ahead of the 2021 AFCON Qualifiers against Benin Republic on March 22, Coach Gernot Rohr is tinkering with strategy that would secure Super Eagles an away win in Cotonou. The German, however, admitted selection challenge due to the fitness of…

2021 AFCON Countdown : Rohr rules out automatic shirts

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has ruled out automatic shirts for players switching their allegiance to Nigeria, saying he already has good players in place to prosecute upcoming next month’s AFCON qualifiers against Benin Republic and Lesotho. The German who…

Hope rises for Nigeria as Hodgson says Eze not yet good enough for Three Lions

A former head coach of the England national team believes Crystal Palace attacking midfielder Eberechi Eze will someday be good enough to play for the Three Lions but is not yet ready to make the step up. The 22-year-old Eze,…

*10 suspected Yahoo boys held in Lagos (Nation)*4 Nigerians named among 100 global outstanding nurses, midwives (Vanguard)

10 suspected Yahoo boys held in Lagos (Nation) Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Lagos Zonal Office, have arrested 10 persons for alleged involvement in internet-related fraud. The suspects are: Jonathan Daniel Adebayo, Lawal Waidi Seun, Adeosun…

Rohr tips Real Madrid Academy to rival big European facilities

Super Eagles’ coach, Gernot Rohr, is excited by the development at the Real Madrid Academy in Port Harcourt, which he says is comparable to the best academies across the world. After a comprehensive tour around the four different blocks of…

Amuneke should replace Rohr as Super Eagles’ coach, says Sule

Former international, Abdul Sule, wants Emmanuel Amuneke to take over from Gernot Rohr as Super Eagles coach, doubting the German-French capability to take the team further than he did in his first two years he was employed. Nigerians were left…

*Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch)*#EndSARS: Lagos Assembly to earmark compensation for victims in 2021 Budget (Vanguard)

Lekki shootings: Sanwo-Olu must appear before panel, #EndSARS lawyer insists (Punch) Counsel for some #EndSARS protesters in Lagos State, Mr Adesina Ogunlana, has said Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu will have to appear before the Judicial Panel of Inquiry probing the alleged…

Rohr counts positives from friendlies as Eagles set for AFCON qualifiers

While most Nigerians were left wondering where their beloved national team, the Super Eagles, were headed after two unflattering outings against Algeria and Tunisia in Austria, the team’s manager, Gernot Rohr is breathing easy, saying the team has given him…

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