Coach Manu Garba has named burly midfielder Abduljabar Sani as captain of the new set of Nigeria U-17 team, Golden Eaglets, ahead of Saturday’s Africa U-17 qualifier against Niger Republic at the National Stadium, Abuja.

The Nigeria Football Federation will on Thursday, August 4, 2016, in Abuja hold a one-day seminar on the FIFA Female Leadership Development Programme (FLDP).

ic Committee (IOC), the sole custodian of table tennis globally, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has recognised the feat set by one of Africa’s most decorated athletes, Segun Toriola as the world table tennis ruling body identified with the record to be set by the former African champion at Rio Olympic Games in Brazil.

The IS “governor” for West Africa Province, Abu Musab al-Barnawi, has granted the interview to the Al-Naba newspaper discussing the Boko Haram war with Nigerian government. Al-Barnawi, who is Boko Haram’s former spokesman, has been announced as the Nigerian militant organization’s new leader on Wednesday, August 3, 2016.

The Islamic State (IS) militant group has announced that its West African affiliate Boko Haram has a new leader.
Abu Musab al-Barnawi, who was previously spokesman for the Nigerian-based Islamists, is featured in the latest issue of an IS magazine.
It does not say what has become of the group's former leader, Abubakar Shekau.


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Ronaldo Thumbs Down Teammates After 0-1 Loss

Cristiano Ronaldo had some words to say after Real Madrid's 0-1 loss to Atlético de Madrid in the Derby. "If my teammates were on my level maybe we would be leading the Liga table," said the Portuguese in the mixed zone after the game.

I Enjoyed 'Rape' By Five Teenagers, 18-year-old Lady Confesses

Five teenagers have been accused of defiling an 18-year-old lady but she has admitted to being in support of the said act.

Catholic Priest’s Prophesy Fulfilled: Fire Destroys Prostitutes' ‘Joint’ In Port Harcourt

Tragedy occurred at ‘Akamas’, a popular sex workers’ joint in Choba, Port Harcourt, Rivers State as inferno razed the whole building where sex workers transact their businesses.

Anti-Graft War: Buhari Should Probe Former APC Govs – Ode

The Chairman, Middle Belt Traditional Council (MBTC), Amb. Ochi Emmanuel Ode, has never hidden his desire for the people of the region to enjoy improved life.

Wike Hails Naval High Command, Recalls Suspended LG Bosses

By Valentine Amanze

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has commended the  Naval High Command for taking concrete measures to  stem the theft of crude oil in the Niger Delta by strengthening  the security  architecture  of the waterways.

Senate: How Supreme Court Frustrated Chris Uba, Others’ Ambition

The Supreme Court in Nigeria on Wednesday dashed the hopes of Anambra strong man, Chief Chris Uba following a ruling that ended controversies over the representation of his state at the national assembly.

Kannywood Actress, Aisha Dankano, Passes On

The popular Kannywood Aisha Dankano has passed away after a brief illness.  She died in her Kano home peacefully and surrounded by her close family. Aisha was famous for playing the role of a villain in her films.

N400m Scam: EFCC May Go After Ife Monarch



The authority of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will soon commence the legal battle against

the new Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and his company, Metropole Interproject Limited, over an alleged forgery,

Why Nigerian Woman Who Stripped For Police Officers Was Arrested

U.S.-based Nigerian woman, Iyana Sade Llanos, hasbeen arrested for allegedly stripping publicly in front of police officers at The Office Gentleman’s Club in Miami, Florida.

Buhari Shocks Saudi Leaders, Rejects Offer To Join Coalition Of Islamic States

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has shocked the Saudi Arabian government over a request to join the Coalition of Islamic States to fight against terror.


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