Beach Soccer W’Cup: Whipping boys Nigeria face Brazil (Punch)

Nigeria will on Tuesday (today) play against Brazil in their last Group D match at the ongoing FIFA Beach World Cup in Paraguay. The Super Sand Eagles were on Sunday beaten 6-5 by Oman in their second match after a…

Basketball: Nigeria, Mozambique Secure WOQT Tickets (Independent)

After out dunking Mali by 74 – 59 points in their semifinal game on Sunday, reigning African Champions, D’Tigress of Nigeria has secured one of the continent’s ticket at the FIBA Africa Pre-Olympics Qualifiers in Maputo, Mozambique for the Olympics…

Why I snubbed Eagles – Ogbonna (Punch)

West Ham defender, Angelo Ogbonna, has explained that he opted to play for Italy rather than Nigeria because it was the right thing to do for him. Ogbonna an Italian of Nigerian descent has been capped 13 times by the…

Nigerians are the baba of world literature – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

A lot of bad blokes out there write many bad things about Nigeria. I don’t like that at all. Nigeria is very cool by me. The politicians may go wrong. The business goons can cut corners. The youths have given…

*Alleged misappropriation of funds: Ambode to face Assembly panel on Wednesday (Nation) *Lagos Assembly lists Ambode’s ‘deadly sins’ (Punch)

Alleged misappropriation of funds: Ambode to face Assembly panel on Wednesday (Nation) The Lagos State House of Assembly has issued a fresh summons on the immediate past governor of the state, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode to appear before it on Wednesday.…

Nigeria/Russia Relations: The missing link – Hussaini Monguno

On November 15, 1884, 14 mainly European countries gathered in Berlin for a meeting which lasted to February 26, 1885. The aim of that conference was to split the continent of Africa and share it to the Europeans who were…

Brazil Vs Nigeria: More than a friendly encounter (ThisDay)

Most of Nigeria’s major encounters with Brazil have all been at the Olympics Games and once at the U21 World Championship in 1989 in Chile, aside from the friendly game in Abuja. However, it was not until the Atlanta ’96…

Aribo fit as Super Eagles arrive in Singapore today (Guardian)

Super Eagles’ new boy, Joe Aribo is fit to play for Nigeria against Brazil in Singapore on Sunday, Glasgow Rangers Manager, Stephen Gerrard has disclosed. There were doubts over the fitness of the midfielder, who opened the scoring in his…

Super Falcons in Must-win Battle with Cote d’Ivoire Today (ThisDay)

Super Falcons of Nigeria and Les Femelles Elephantes of Cote d’Ivoire are to engage in a bruising battle this afternoon for the ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Women’s Football Tournament event at the Agege Stadium. The Ivorians held the African…

Businesses upbeat as Nigeria, South Africa mend relations, sign 32 deals (ThisDay)

Members of the Organised Private Sector (OPS) of the Nigerian economy have welcomed the strengthening of the economic and diplomatic ties between Nigeria and South Africa that led to the signing of 32 bilateral agreements between both countries. South African…

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