*Abuja woman dismembered, stuffed in sacks, residents suspect ritualists (Punch)*62-year-old Gbajabiamila arraigned for defrauding UK-based Nigerian of N30m (Guardian)

Abuja woman dismembered, stuffed in sacks, residents suspect ritualists (Punch) The dismembered remains of a yet-to-be-identified lady have been found in the Kubwa area of the Federal Capital Territory. The corpse, which was found by a river in the community…

*I was defrauded N36m after meeting river goddess – Woman (Punch)*Lagos reiterates commitment to save lives, prevent building collapse (Independent)

I was defrauded N36m after meeting river goddess – Woman (Punch) An 88-year-old woman, Tawakalitu Ilumoka, has told Justice Mojisola Dada of the Special Offences Court sitting at Ikeja, Lagos State, how she was allegedly defrauded of N36m by one…

Amuneke Named In TSG For U-17 AFCON

Former African Footballer of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke has been enlisted as a member of the CAF’s Technical Study Group (TSG) for the forthcoming Total U-17 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) to be held in Morocco between March 13 and…

Amoo rules out new players for Golden Eaglets

Golden Eaglets coach, Fatai Amoo, says he would submit programme for the African U-17 championship billed for Morocco in March to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) any moment from now. Speaking with The Guardian yesterday, Amoo said the Eaglets, who…

Cote D’Ivoire shock Eaglets in WAFU B final

Nigeria’s U17 boys came close to a stunning comeback from three goals down before losing 2-3 to their Ivorian counterparts in Monday night’s final of the WAFU Under-17 Cup Tournament in the Togolese capital, Lome. The sleek Baby Elephants, who…

Golden Eaglets qualify for WAFU final, U17 AFCON

Five-time world champions, Nigerian Golden Eaglets, have zoomed into the final of the WAFU U17 Cup Tournament in Lome, Togo on Friday, following a 1-0 win over Group A winners Burkina Faso at the Stade Kegue. The victory means the…

COVID-19: Nwakali allays fear over stint with Huesca

Erstwhile Golden Eaglets’ captain Kelechi Nwakali said his career with Portuguese side Huesca is still on track despite some outrageous claims as he enthused about what lies ahead on football return following the Coronavirus pandemic. Nwakali who joined Spanish Segunda…

*Woman dies in Lagos church during childbirth, prophetess arrested (Punch) *Imminent building collapse: LASEMA seals off building, evacuates residents in Lagos Island (Vanguard)

Woman dies in Lagos church during childbirth, prophetess arrested (Punch) A prophetess, Evelyn Owoleke, has been arrested in connection with the death of one Seun Olorunto during childbirth at the Cherubim and Seraphim Church, Bayo Ajao Street, in the Aboru…

Football fans seek more coordinated play from Golden Eaglets (DailyTrust)

Some football enthusiasts in Ebonyi have urged Golden Eaglets to be more coordinated as the team progresses in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil. The fans urged the team not to be carried away by their 3-2 victory over…

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles put Hungary to the sword

Almost all the impact players for the Golden Eaglets in Saturday night’s 4-2 defeat of Hungary in the opening match of the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup tournament in Brazil are products of the annual Zenith Bank/NFF Future Eagles Championships,…

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