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Virgil van Dijk says he doesn’t care after being booed in UNL final

– Virgil Van Dijk has explained that he does not care about being booed in the Nations League final – The Liverpool defender and his teammates at the national team were beaten 1-0 by Portugal on Sunday night, June 9 – Dijk says their focus now will be on their …

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Iheanacho In The Cold As Rohr Ignores Striker Ahead Of Nations Cup Finals

Facts are beginning to emerge why Super Eagles Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr dropped Leicester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho from the list of a 23-man squad for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Rohr on Sunday named his final 23-man list to the 2019 AFCON leaving out Iheanacho …

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Finding A Home Ground for The Eagles

Government should hands-off administration and funding of professional sports, writes Ayodele Okunfolami While receiving the Fair Play Award on behalf of Akwa United at the just concluded Aiteo NFF Awards, Chairman of the Football club side, Paul Bassey described Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom State, as the home ground of …

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Ned Nwoko bags Petroleum University’s highest award

BY MONSURUDEEN OLOWOOPEJO Ned Nwoko The Federal University of Petroleum FUPRE, Effurun , Delta State has concluded plans to confer Doctor of Science degree (Honoris causa) on Nigeria’s celebrated international lawyer, politician and philanthropist, Prince Ned Nwoko. On the event slated for Friday 26th  and 27th April 2019, Nwoko will …

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Of Western Delta varsity and the academic gown

By Tony Eluemunor Why did I ever forget that one’s word should be his bond? Prof G.G Darah, yes, that same “activist academic” who has flowered scholarly in translucent colours since the 1980s and 1990s when the “gown” and the “town” embraced as academics took unusual interest in general societal …

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‘I Came To London To Sleep’ – Nollywood Actress, Eniola Badmus – Naijaloaded

Award winning Nollywood actress, Eniola Badmus, is currently in England on vacation. The plus size actress was at the O2 arena in London over the weekend to see her compatriot, Davido, perform. Well, it doesn’t look like the vacation would end anytime soon … via Naijaloaded | Nigeria’s Most Visited …

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Asaba 2018: No deadline extension for media accreditation

…drops Lokosa, Ajiboye, two others   It has been revealed that Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, was pressurised into including injured Moses Simon on the list of players traveling to London ahead of the friendly game against England scheduled for this weekend.   Before departure, four players were dropped although …

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Asaba 2018: Top CAA officials set for facilities’ inspection

Excitement ahead of next month’s prestigious international friendly between Nigeria and England’s ‘A’ teams really began to build up on Thursday after the President of Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick and the 2nd Vice President, Mallam Shehu Dikko, met with the British High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency …

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