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Infantino, Onigbinde, Amadu Mourn Late Ogunjobi

FIFA President Gianni Infantino, Chief Adegboye Onigbinde and former NFF General Secretary, Barrister Musa Amadu have all expressed their condolences on the passing of the Chairman of Osun State Football Association, Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi. Ogunjobi, a former Nigeria international defender, died in Ibadan, Oyo State on Monday, 11th February after a brief illness. In a letter […]

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Ajayi Signs New Two-Year Contract With Al Ahly

Nigeria forward Junior Ajayi has signed a contract extension with Egyptian giants Al Ahly until 2022, reports Completesports.com. Ajayi 23, has been an indispensable part of Al Ahly squad since his arrival from Tunisian side CS Sfaxien in the summer of 2016. Despite never been prolific in front of goal, his work-rate, dedication, and two-winners […]

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Order on ballot box snatchers: We’ll act according to the law – Army

ABUJA—The Nigerian Army yesterday responded to the directive by President Muhammadu Buhari, to shoot on sight anyone involved in ballot box snatching in next Saturday’s election and other polls, saying it will be guided by its (Army) rules of engagement. This came as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, Professor Mahmood Yakubu insisted […]

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Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze

LEGAL icon and elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has rued the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s postponement of the 2019 general polls, saying the move  compromised the credibility of the elections. Continue reading Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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Adamawa INEC administers oath of neutrality on staff

Ahead of the re-rescheduled presidential and National Assembly elections fixed for this Saturday, Adamawa State office of the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has administered an oath of neutrality on its staff. Continue reading Adamawa INEC administers oath of neutrality on staff at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze

LEGAL icon and elder statesman, Professor Ben Nwabueze, SAN, has rued the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC’s postponement of the 2019 general polls, saying the move had compromised the credibility of the elections. Continue reading Postponement has undermined polls’ credibility – Nwabueze at Vanguard News Nigeria. Powered by WPeMatico

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VIDEO: Don’t lose hope in our electoral system, Buhari begs Nigerians

Following the disappointment expressed by Nigerians when the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, cancelled and postponed the February 16th, presidential and national assembly elections, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has begged Nigerians not to lose hope in the country’s electoral system, and assured them of delivering free, fair and credible elections. […]

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Sarri: Chelsea Played “Confusing Football” Vs Man Utd

Maurizio Sarri has admitted that his side played “confusing football” in their 2-0 FA Cup defeat to Manchester United at Stamford Bridge on Monday. The Italian was quick to add that he is not worried about fan unrest or his job despite the defeat. First-half goals from Ander Herrera and Paul Pogba helped Manchester United […]

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Sarri Keeps Cool As Fans Turn On Him

Maurizio Sarri says he is not concerned about the Chelsea fans turning on him during the FA Cup loss to Manchester United. The Blues lost for the third time in five matches, via a 2-0 scoreline at Stamford Bridge that perhaps flattered their performance. Following a promising start they were convincingly outclassed by United, who […]

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Athletics: Osheku Academy Graduates Dazzle, Lead American University To Collegiate Indoor Glory

Despite not producing their best performances of the indoor season, the Osheku Athletics Academy graduate trio of Shot Putter, Isaac Odugbesan, Middle Distance runner, Abike Egbeniyi and Sprinter, Cecilia Francis did just enough to lead Middle Tennessee State University to Conference USA Indoor Track and Field glory. Odugbesan threw 18.38m, 41 centimetres off the 18.79m […]