NAESS to introduce sports festival in honour of Amodu, Keshi

By Albert Akota The Association of Edo State Students (NAESS) in different higher institutions of learning have agreed to introduce maiden edition of Sports Festival in honour of Shuaibu Amodu/ Stephen Keshi. The national Chairman Comrade Oloke Emmanuel and Director of Sports Comrade Adeoye Raphael who disclosed this in a statement in Benin City, said More...

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By Peoples Daily On Monday, June 13th, 2016
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Amodu, Keshi’s death sad moment for Nigerian Football – Niger Gov.

The Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello From Yakubu Mustapha,Minna The Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has described the passing away of former Technical Adviser to the national football More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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Why Joseph Yobo is Nigeria’s most underrated player

Perhaps Joseph Yobo is the most underrated player in the history of Nigerian football. A player of the highest quality, Yobo demonstrated immense composure, commitment, leadership, discipline and professionalism More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
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Why Klitschko, Pacquiao may compete at Rio 2016

An extraordinary congress is set to be held by the International Boxing Association (AIBA) in May to pass new rules that would allow top professional boxers like Wladimir Klitschko and Manny Pacquiao to compete More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, February 9th, 2016
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Why Emenike move to West Ham

Emmanuel Emenike’s winter move to West Ham is one that came out of left field, at least, for Nigerian football fans. But the 28-year-old striker’s 2016 appear to be taking a cue from his 2015, which proved to More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, February 8th, 2016
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Oliseh dares NFF, declines to submit CHAN technical report

Super Eagles coach, Sunday Oliseh If what our sources have made available to is anything to rely upon, then, it is safe to say that Super Eagles honcho Sunday Okechukwu Oliseh, is locked in a battle of power and More...

By Peoples Daily On Sunday, January 31st, 2016
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I am confident of qualification for Rio 2016 –Ogoke

Following the successful fixtures for the 2016 FIBA Olympic qualifying tournament for Women to the 2016 Rio Olympic Games at the House of Basketball at Mies, Switzerland. D’Tigress and Celta Vigo Basketball club More...

By Peoples Daily On Monday, January 11th, 2016
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Tornadoes Feeders commence screening exercise

By Albert Akota Last year ‘Federations Cup’ giant killers Niger Tornadoes Feeders have begun screening exercise preparatory to the commencement of Nationwide One League campaign. Vice Chairman of Tornadoes Management More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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Dream Team VI arrive from Senegal

The Nigeria U-23, Dream Team VI, is back in the country after their exploits in Senegal where they emerged champions on Saturday in the Africa U-23 Cup of Nations. The team, scheduled to arrive the Murtala Muhammad More...

By Peoples Daily On Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015
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Shareholders engage Okocha, wife in legal battle over misappropriation

In a renewed legal battle to enforce the judgement of a federal high court sitting in Lagos, delivered nearly two years ago against the former captain of the Super Eagles, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha and his wife Nkechi, More...