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Taiwo Awoniyi

23 Nov
Nottingham Forest striker, Taiwo Awoniyi will not take part in the 2023 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) after undergoing surgery on a niggling groin injury. Awoniyi had suffered the injury earlier during the 2023/24 Premier League season but he aggravated it playing for Nigeria against Lesotho in the 2026 World Cup qualifier. The 26-year-old thereafter…
17 Nov
Nottingham Forest forward Taiwo Awoniyi has been forced to return to his club after he suffered a groin injury playing for Nigeria in a World Cup qualifier.
12 Nov
The English Premier League, a melting pot of global football talent, has long been the pinnacle of aspiration for many footballers, and Nigerian players
5 Nov
Contrary to fears in the Super Eagles’ camp that the trio of Victor Osimhen, Taiwo Awoniyi and Samuel Chukwueze would not be ready for Nigeria’s 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifiers against Lesotho and Zimbabwe, reports in the players’ different clubs indicate that the forwards have returned earlier than expected. Osimhen, who plays for Italy’s Napoli,…
9 Oct
Cardiff City defender Jamilu Collins has joined the Nottingham Forest duo of Taiwo Awoniyi and Ola Aina in pulling out of the Super Eagles' friendly matches in October. The Super Eagles confirmed on X (formerly Twitter) on Monday that Collins has been replaced by Chidozie Awaziem of Boavista for the games against Saudi Arabia and…
12 Sep
Nigerian striker Taiwo Awoniyi has won Nottingham Forest’s Player and Goal of the Month awards for August. In the announcement made on Forest’s website, Awoniyi got 83% of the votes for the Player of the Month award and 38% for Goal of the Month. Awoniyi scored three goals and has an assist in four Premier…
10 Sep
The Daily Mirror of London has reported that Chelsea tried to sign the Nottingham Forest attacker, Taiwo Awoniyi, towards the end of the summer transfer window.
7 Sep
Nigeria and Nottingham Forest striker Taiwo Awoniyi has been nominated for the Premier League Player of the Month award for August. Awoniyi was announced as one of the nominees on the Premier League’s website on Thursday. He was shortlisted alongside five other players for the individual award. The others are Jarod Bowen (West Ham), James…
4 Sep
Super Eagles new invitee for the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against São Tomé and Principe, Victor Boniface, continued his impressive start in the German Bundesliga at the weekend. Boniface scored two goals and provided an assist as Bayer Leverkusen thrashed Darmstadt 5-1 on Saturday. Boniface gave Leverkusen the lead in the 21st minute…
2 Sep
Chelsea will host Nottingham Forest today in the English Premier League, with red-hot Taiwo Awoniyi aiming to become the first player to score in eight successive Premier League games since Jamie Vardy between October and December 2019.
27 Aug
Super Eagles Star, Calvin Bassey, was sent off in his first start for Fulham, but the former Ajax defender has Joao Palhinha to thank as the midfielder’s goal secured a point for his side in an entertaining Premier League draw away to Arsenal.
26 Aug
Taiwo Awoniyi has equalled the record of Mohamed Salah and Emmanuel Adebayor as the African footballers with the longest scoring run in the English Premier League.


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The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) should review the sanctions it imposed on Niger following the coup last July, in order to mitigate the adverse impacts on citizens, the International Crisis Group (ICG) has urged. In a report titled “ECOWAS, Nigeria and the Niger Coup Sanctions: Time to Recalibrate” published on its website…
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Nigeria’s Super Falcons have qualified for the 2024 CAF Women’s Cup of Nations in Morocco.
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The House of Representatives Committee on Public Petiton has issued warrant of the arrest on the Central Bank Governor, Mr Olayemi Cardoso, the Accountant General of the Federation, Mrs Oluwatoyin Madein and 17 others for refusing to appear before it to answer questions on their operations.
2 hours ago
Vice President Kashim Shettima, on Tuesday pledged support for peace-building initiative in the South East.
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Nollywood actor Bolanle Ninalowo, has made his relationship with actress and the former wife of another actor, Chris Attoh, Damilola Adegbite official. Just two months after his previous marriage ended, Ninalowo took to social media to spill the beans about their blossoming romance, and it's sizzling hot! with references to his post on his Instagram…
5 hours ago
Russia's nuclear agency Rosatom on Tuesday unveiled a new type of reactor for the future Chukotka icebreaker, as part of Moscow's ambitions to develop a northern maritime route linking Asia and Europe. Moscow hopes the development of a northern sea route, made possible by global warming and the consequent melting of glaciers, will enable it…
5 hours ago
The National Bureau of Statistics, (NBS) has underscored the need for collaboration on data collection, analysis and effective dissemination to empower decision-makers at all levels of government. The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, NBS, Prince Adeyemi Adeniran, stated this in Ibadan on Tuesday at the opening of the 2nd Bi-Annual Meeting of…
5 hours ago
Former teammate of Victor Osimhen at Napoli, Lorenzo Insigne, has warned the Nigerian striker to think carefully before leaving the Serie A champions.
5 hours ago
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo, on Tuesday, presented a budget of N325.3billion for 2024 to the state House of Assembly for approval. Presenting the budget christened ”Budget of Home Run and Finishing Strong”, Obaseki said it was made up of N178 billion capital expenditure and N146 billion recurrent expenditure. He said that the budget was…
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The mothers of two Israelis held hostage by Hamas since October 7 called Tuesday for international help to free them, with one saying 60 days in captivity was "too much". Heavy metal drummer Yotam Haim, 28, had been due to play at a festival in Tel Aviv on the day he was kidnapped from his…