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Several studies have raised concerns about the effects of repeatedly heading a football (AFP Photo/Manan Vatsyayana)
Heading a football can significantly affect a player's brain function and memory up to a day, a study by researchers at Scotland's Stirling University has said.
4 hours ago  Natural Health
Manchester City's Spanish manager Pep Guardiola gestures on the touchline during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Southampton at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2016.
The game finished 1-1. / AFP PHOTO / Paul ELLIS /
Pep Guardiola kept his Manchester City players in the dressing room for nearly an hour after a 1-1 draw with Southampton meant the club had now gone five games without a victory despite the result taking them back to the top of the Premier League.
8 hours ago  Sport
Passenger escape the site of a train derailment in Eseka on October 21, 2016. 
Fifty-three were killed and over 300 injured when a packed Cameroon passenger train derailed on October 21 while travelling between the capital Yaounde and the economic hub Douala, state broadcaster Crtv said. The train, crammed with people due to road traffic disruption between the two cities, left the tracks just before reaching the central city of Eseka, Transport minister Edgar Alain Mebe Ngo'o said earlier.
The death toll in last week's train crash in Cameroon has climbed to 79, state radio said Monday, as the authorities continued to comb through the wreckage.
8 hours ago  News
Chief Executive Officer, London Stock Exchange (LSE), Nikhil Rathi (left); Director-General, National Pension Commission (PENCOM), Chinelo Anohu-Amazu; UK Minister for International Trade, Greg Hands; Nigeria's Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; Chief Executive Officer, the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE), Oscar N. Onyema; Executive Director, Capital Markets Division, Haruna Jalo-Waziri, at the Opening Bell Ceremony of LSE to kick off the third London and Lagos Capital Markets in Partnership conference, organised by both bourses in London, at the weekend.
The refund of unsuccessful bids for foreign exchange forwards contract and naira inflow from securities maturity worth N138.2 billion crashed interbank exchange rates on Friday.
15 hours ago 3  Money
John Mikel Obi
Super Eagles’ Captain, John Mikel Obi, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to embrace ‘proper planning’ and learn from recent mistakes, as they bid for a third successive World Cup appearance in Russia....
15 hours ago  Sport