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I imposed curfew to avert anarchy, bloodshed, says Lalong

Governor Simon Lalong yesterday said the curfew imposed on Jos and Bukuru Metropolis was occasioned by activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the Southeast. He said the groups’ activities had immediately snowballed into the state but he had to declare the curfew to avert anarchy, bloodshed and wanton

Okpotu seeks for space among stars

Like a bolt from the blues, Anthony Okpotu dropped on Nigerian football last season literally out of nowhere. The lad has been around for three, four years but the 2016/2017 season was the defining period in his fledgling career. The Lobi Stars striker has always been a good footballer. His games masters

Buhari waiting for WAFU Cup trophy, NFF tells Eagles

CAF Executive Committee Members To Watch Final The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has urged the home-based Super Eagles to do everything possible to beat their perennial rivals, Black Stars of Ghana in tomorrow’s final of the WAFU Cup of Nations because President Mohammadu Buhari is eagerly waiting to celebrate with the

Lukaku wants Man Utd fans to drop offensive chant

Romelu Lukaku has asked Manchester United fans to “move on” from their controversial chant about the Belgium striker. Lukaku has quickly become a favourite of United supporters since his close-season move from Everton, but their vocal praise of the star has angered anti-racism groups. One United chant, to the tune of the

Real Madrid beaten by Betis on Ronaldo return

Antonio Sanabria struck deep into stoppage time to hand Real Betis a shock 1-0 win away to Real Madrid on Wednesday as the European champions failed to score for the first time in 74 matches. Defeat leaves Real already seven points adrift of leaders Barcelona just five games into their defence

Edo Boy vows to retain ABU Title in GOtv Boxing Night 12

Reigning African Boxing Union (ABU) light welterweight champion, Stanley “Edo Boy” Eribo, has vowed to defend his title when he fights Tanzania’s Ramadhani Shauri at GOtv Boxing Night 12 on 1 October. Speaking in Lagos yesterday, Edo Boy said the event slated to hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand turns to boxing

Former England star Rio Ferdinand is due to announce on Tuesday he is going to try and become a professional boxer just two months away from his 39th birthday, according to the Daily Telegraph. Ferdinand, who won 81 caps and made over 300 appearances for Manchester United, is an avid boxing

No bonus for Eagles, team to share prize money

The home-based Eagles will not get any win or draw bonus at the on-going WAFU Cup holding Ghana. Rather, members of the team will share from any prize they win at the competition featuring eight teams from the West Africa sub-region, reports ghanasoccernet.com. The website quotes SCORENigeria as disclosing that the

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