*#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Sanwo-Olu orders investigation into alleged brutalisation of protesters (Vanguard)*Panic as BRT bus bursts into flames in Lagos (Guardian)

#OccupyLekkiTollGate: Sanwo-Olu orders investigation into alleged brutalisation of protesters (Vanguard) Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has directed the state Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu to institute an investigation into the harassment of some protesters who were arrested during last…

10-man Enyimba overpower Nasarawa United 2-1 to claim NPFL

Former African champions, Enyimba FC yesterday subdued hard fighting Nasarawa United 2-1 at the Lafia Township stadium to go top of the Nigeria Professional Football League with 18 points from eight matches played so far. However, Enyimba FC with inferior…

Revitalised Abia Warriors hold Lobi Stars to draw in Makurdi

Abia Warriors got an inspiring result as they forced Lobi Stars to a goalless draw in the Matchday 7 of Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) encounter on Sunday. The pulsating match played at the Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi saw…

Ndifreke scores again as Akwa Utd defeat Pillars

Ndifreke Effiong’s 29th minute strike was enough for Akwa United to secure the maximum points against Kano Pillars in the Match Day 7 of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League. The game played at the Nest of Champions, Uyo saw…

10-man Pillars labour to 1-0 victory over Rivers United

Kano Pillars yesterday defeated rivals Rivers United 1-0 in the Nigeria Professional Football League week six fixture played at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium Kaduna. Kano Pillars were reduced to 10 men in the 51st minute after Abbas Rabiu was given…

Rivers Utd maintain top spot as Enyimba defeat Pillars

Rivers United have maintained their position at the top of the ongoing 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League with a 3-1 victory over Heartland in the Match Day 5 fixtures yesterday. The Port Harcourt based team got off the mark in…

Jigawa Golden Stars grab away win in Aba, Wikki pause Rivers Utd winning streak

Jigawa Golden Stars secured their first away victory in the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season following a 1-3 thrashing their hosts Abia Warriors in Aba, yesterday. Utibe Arit Archibong put the hosts ahead seven minutes into the match,…

NPFL: Rangers target Akwa United scalp

Seven-time Nigeria Pro­fessional Football League champions, Rangers Inter­national F.C have set their eyes on the maximum three points when they host Akwa United in their second league match today. Rangers lost 1-2 in their league opening game against Rivers United…

Our defeat in Omdurman will spur us, says Enyimba’s Mohammed

Enyimba must draw lessons from difficult moments and challenge themselves to higher achievements amidst challenges. This is the verdict of Ghanaian midfielder Farouk Mohammed, as the People’s Elephant regroup for their Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) opener against Abia Warriors…

At last, NPFL returns amid COVID-19 protocols

Finally, the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season would expectedly start on December 27, after several postponements this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Months back, the lifting of ban on contact sports across the country was received with…

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