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2019 African Cup of Nations

23 Jul 2019
It was another great moment for The Guardian newspapers on Sunday night, as Senior Correspondent, Gowon Akpodonor was honoured as one of the best sports...
16 Jul 2019
Former Super Eagles’ defender, Augustine Eguavoen has blamed Nigeria’s loss to Algeria in the semifinal of the ongoing 2019 African Cup of Nations to the team’s lack of an outstanding player.
16 Jul 2019
After falling 1-2 to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in Sunday’s semifinal match at the Cairo International Stadium, Super Eagles goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi looks desperately in search of a bronze medal to show for the team’s performance in Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations.
13 Jul 2019
Scorer of Super Eagles’ first goal against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Wednesday’s quarterfinal match in the on-going Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations, Samuel Chukwueze believes Nigeria can beat the Desert Foxes of Algeria in tomorrow’s semifinal clash in Cairo.
13 Jul 2019
After eliminating some heavyweights in the on-going Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations, including the defending champions, Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, and Bafana Bafana of South Africa, the stage is set for another confrontation between the Super Eagles and Desert Foxes of Algeria.
19 Jun 2019
Super Eagles’ Vice Captain, Ahmed Musa, Abdullahi Shehu and Leon Balogun are among the players that have reported ill three days before the kick off of the Egypt 2019 African Cup of Nations, reports Nigeria opens its campaign at the competition on Saturday against Burundi and Coach Gernot Rohr is sweating over the fitness…
21 Mar 2019
Former Green Eagles player, Adegoke Adelabu says the Super Eagles don’t need the services of foreign-based professionals for tomorrow’s 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifier against the Pirates of Seychelles. The Super Eagles have already booked a ticket to Egypt 2019 AFCON, making tomorrow’s clash against Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba a formality.…
18 Mar 2019
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr arrived in the country yesterday to begin preparations for Nigeria’s 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) last qualifying match against Seychelles, as well as the international friendly against Egypt this weekend in Asaba.
1 Jan 2019
Former International, Garba Lawal believes 2019 will be a better year for both the Super Eagles and the Super Falcons, as they prepare to take part in two major tournaments this year. The Eagles qualified for the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) by topping Group E during the qualifying series with a game left…


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Following the recent increase in the price of Petroleum Motor Spirit (PMS), known as petrol, as a result of the removal of subsidy, Lagos State government on Friday advised residents of the State against panic buying and hoarding of fuel. In a statement, the Lagos State Government also urged residents to stop patronising black marketers,…
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President Bola Tinubu on Friday held a meeting with the Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, immediate past governor of Rivers state, Nyesom Wike and a former Delta state governor, James Ibori. The trio of Makinde, Wike and Ibori reportedly walked in to the venue of the meeting with Tinubu at around 4:25pm. Our correspondent gathered…
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Sets aside Commission's invitation to past, serving Zamfara officials A Federal High Court, sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State has declared that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission does not have the powers to invite (by letters, telephone calls or any other means of communication) serving and past officials of the Zamfara State Government for the…
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Maison Martell and Davido are toasting their long-standing friendship with the release of an Exclusive Blend, a prestigious, bespoke cognac created for Davido by Martell Cellar Master Christophe Valtaud, to celebrate the continuation of their partnership.
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Tein Jack-Rich, the frontline presidential aspirant under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has congratulated Sen. George Akume and Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, over their appointments as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Chief of Staff (COS) to the President respectively. Akume and Gbajabiamila's appointments were announced on Friday by President…