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Lampard ‘disappointed’ with Chelsea exit

Frank Lampard expressed his disappointment at not being given time to succeed after being sacked by Chelsea on Monday, with former Paris Saint-Germain boss Thomas Tuchel set to take over at Stamford Bridge. Lampard led Chelsea to a fourth-placed Premier League finish and the FA Cup final in his first season in charge. However, he… Read More »

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Coach Joe Erico: His pains, unfulfilled dreams

• Ex-Green Eagles goalie found dead in bed“I swore for them in the NFA or NFF when we came back from Mali 2002 African Nations Cup. They treated all of us: Shuaibu Amodu, Stephen Keshi and myself just anyhow. What basically happened was that, I was very angry at the time. So I went back… Read More »

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President Buhari Mourns Former Sports Minister, Ka’oje

President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the Ka’oje family, the government and people of Kebbi State on the passing of Hon. Bala Bawa Ka’oje, former Minister of Youth and Sports Development. President Buhari notes that as a former member of the House of Representatives, community leader and APC stalwart, Hon. Ka’oje believed deeply in… Read More »

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Didier Drogba’s marriage of 10 years crashes

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba’s marriage to his wife, Lalla Diakite has crashed. He announced his separation from his wife after twenty years on Instagram. This comes after video of Drogba with another woman went viral on social media recently. In the footage, which a representative claimed had been hacked, the ex-Ivory Coast striker was seen… Read More »

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NO CHANCE: No interest from Liverpool in Sergio Ramos

The fact that Jurgen Klopp fielded two midfielders at the heart of the Reds’ defence in Monday night’s loss at Southampton may have hammered home the Premier League champions’ desperate need to sign a new centre-half, but the captain of Real Madrid will not be rocking up at Anfield any time soon. The 34-year-old’s age,… Read More »

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Ajayi wins the 59TH First Bank Lagos open golf championship

Ikoyi Club based category-1 amateur golfer, Ajayi Tajudeen has emerge winner of the 59th edition of the FirstBank sponsored Lagos Open Golf Championship. Ajayi closed with 1-under par 70 for a total of 7-over the course par to win the Championship by two-shots after 56-holes. Happy at the recently held golf tourney, Ajayi adduced his success… Read More »

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Anthony Joshua reveals retirement date

Anthony Joshua admits he is “coming towards the end of my career” and has hinted that he will have a maximum of “five years left” in the sport before retiring. The 31-year-old world heavyweight champion could be approaching the most significant period of his career, with ongoing negotiations about two massive unification fights against Tyson… Read More »

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President Buhari Congratulates Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu At 70

President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm greetings to former coach of the Super Eagles, Christian Chukwu, on his 70th birthday, joining sports lovers, family and friends to celebrate the skilful footballer who captained the national team to lift its first African Nations Cup title in 1980. The President rejoices with the multi-talented and disciplined player on… Read More »

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Press release- 59th FirstBank Lagos Amateur Golf Championship

Nigeria’s premier and leading financial inclusion services provider, First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced that the 59th edition of its annually sponsored Lagos Amateur Golf Championship Teed-Off at the golf section of Ikoyi Club 1938 on Monday, 28 December 2020. The competition, which is one of the longest running international amateur events in the… Read More »

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President Buhari Congratulates New Boxing Champion, Ridwan “The Scorpion’’ Oyekola

President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with new World Boxing Federation (WBF) International Super Featherweight Champion, Ridwan Oyekola, “The Scorpion’’, joining all Nigerians to celebrate the historical feat after 57 years. The President affirms that Oyekola’s victory over an Argentine fighter, Lucas Montessino, brought more glory to the country, in a sport where another Nigerian, Anthony… Read More »