GOtv Boxing Night 11: Baby Face thanks sponsors for N2m cash prize

Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, winner of the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memorial Trophy and cash prize for the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 11, has commended the sponsors for making his dream come true. Baby Face was voted by journalists as the best boxer at the event, which held at the Indoor Sports Hall... [More]

Zenith basketball league tips off April 10 in Abuja

The 2017 Zenith Bank Basketball League has been scheduled to start on April 10 in Abuja with the financial institution committing N35m to the sponsorship of the competition. The Deputy Managing Director of the bank, Ebenezer Onyeagwu, on Tuesday at the Zenith Corporate headquarters in Lagos told new... [More]

FIFA slams 4-match ban on Messi

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee on Tuesday reached a decision to ban Argentina captain, Lionel Messi for heaping insults on an assistant referee and will therefore miss four matches in the run up to the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers. The sanction is in relation to the case of Lionel Messi followi... [More]

Chuba Akpom dumps England for Nigeria

Arsenal youngster, Chuba Akpom, is set to commit his international future to Nigeria according to The Independent of London. Although Chuba Akpom has represented England at most youth levels, he is set to join the list of English-born youngsters declaring to play for Nigeria. The Arsenal striker has... [More]

Rohr eyes NPFL stars for AFCON 2019

By Joe Apu Nigeria Premier Football League players will have an opportunity to showcase themselves in the Super Eagles when Nigeria takes on South Africa in the Afcon 2019 qualifiers going by the mindset of Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr who is due back in Nigeria next week. Coach Rohr who is curren... [More]

Why Monetary Policy Committee kept rates unchanged

Last week, 9 out or 10 members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted for the retention of monetary policy rate at 14 percent, Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) at 22.5 percent, liquidity ratio at 30 percent and asymmetric corridor of +200/-500. Moses Tule, director of monetary policy department, Centr... [More]

Gotv Boxing Night 11 : Baby Face wins N2million cash prize

Fast-rising light welterweight  boxer,  Rilwan “Baby Face” Babatunde, on Sunday, emerged the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 11, which held at the Indoor Sports Hall of Obafemi Awolowo (formerly Liberty) Stadium in Ibadan. The young boxer won the N2million cash prize and the Mojisola Ogunsanya Memor... [More]

Rohr rues Mikel, Ikeme’s absence against Senegal

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has rued the absence of some of the key players in his squad for the national team’s international friendly against Senegal at the Hive Stadium last Thursday. Chelsea right fullback Victor Moses withdrew from the squad citing injury, Mikel and the other Chinese-based p... [More]

Man United prepares £173m bid for Neymar

Manchester United is eyeing up a €200million (£173m) offer for Barcelona forward Neymar. According to Spanish newspaper Sport, the Old Trafford club is willing to activate the release clause written into the Brazilian’s contract to bring him to the Premier League. On top of the huge fee they would g... [More]

…Aguero dropped from Argentina squad

Argentina head coach Edgardo Bauza has dropped Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero among seven changes for Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Bolivia. Sao Paulo striker Lucas Pratto will partner captain Lionel Messi in attack, with Juventus’ Gonzalo Higuain one of four players suspended after c... [More]

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