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President Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on Afrobasketball win
President Buhari congratulates D’Tigress on Afrobasketball win

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the D’Tigress, Nigeria’s senior women basketball team on their victory at the 2021 FIBA AfroBasket Women’s Championship in Cameroon. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said in a statement that President Buhari said he was extremely delighted to see the team excel over and over…

Pele leaves Intensive Care Unit
Pele leaves Intensive Care Unit

Brazilian football legend, Pele says he feels ready for 90 minutes plus extra time after leaving intensive care. The 80-year-old had surgery to remove a tumour from his colon at the Albert Einstein Hospital in Sao Paulo. The three-time World Cup winner has been having treatment at the hospital since August after the tumour was detected in…

Anthony Joshua talk tough ahead of Sept 25 fight with Usyk
Anthony Joshua talk tough ahead of Sept 25 fight with Usyk

Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua, is talking tough, ahead of his fight against Oleksandr Usyk on September 25. Joshua, who holds the WBO, WBA and IBF titles, has also said he needed to fight Tyson Fury before he retires. Joshua will take on USYK at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on September 25. He said that fighting good fighters helps…

Super Eagles beat Cape Verde 2-1 in 2022 World Cup qualifier
Super Eagles beat Cape Verde 2-1 in 2022 World Cup qualifier

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have defeated the Blue Sharks of Cape Verde two-one in a World Cup qualifying game. Dylan Tavares gave the Cape Verdeans the lead in nineteen minutes while Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen equalize for the Super Eagles in the twenty ninth minutes. An own goal by Cape Verde midfielder, Kenny Rocha sealed the…

Lagos State orders traffic diversion for Super Eagles World Cup qualifier
Lagos State orders traffic diversion for Super Eagles World Cup qualifier

The Lagos State Government has ordered the diversion of traffic around the stadium area of Surulere, ahead of today’s Super Eagles World Cup qualifying game against Liberia. The Commissioner for Transportation, Frederic Oladeinde, announced that vehicles will not be allowed to drive towards the National Stadium from Alaka and Teslim Balogun Stadium from Ojuelegba from twelve noon…

Barcelona signs Luuk De Jong from Sevilla
Barcelona signs Luuk De Jong from Sevilla

Barcelona have signed Netherland’s striker Luuk De Jong from Sevilla on a season-long loan after France’s Antoine Griezmann left the Nou Camp to rejoin Atletico Madrid on a similar deal. Barca will pay 31-year-old De Jong’s salary this season and have an option to make his stay permanent next summer. Griezmann became the eleventh player to leave…

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