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Ghana Vs Nigeria WCQ End in a Draw as Aina, Uzoho shine
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Ghana Vs Nigeria WCQ End in a Draw as Aina, Uzoho shine

The Super Eagles on Friday held the Black stars of Ghana to a goalless draw. The match which held in Kumasi stadium had both sides waste a few chances in front of goal. Super Eagles goalie Francis Uzoho pulled off an amazing show after stopping shots from Crystal Palace forward Jordan Ayew in the first half. Torino defender Ola Aina also had an impressive performance in the game. See Also: Super Eagles Open Camp With Six Players The return leg will be played on 29th March in Abuja. The winner of the match will join other African contingents at the FIFA World Cup in Qatar. Source: Pulse News
Super Eagles Open Camp With Six Players
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Super Eagles Open Camp With Six Players

The three-time African champions are getting ready to face the Black Stars in a crucial fixture that will take place in Kumasi on Friday. Nigeria have opened their camp for the crucial 2022 Fifa World Cup qualifying match against Ghana with six players on Monday. Assistant captain and Watford's William Troost-Ekong leads the early arrivals alongside Rangers centre-back Leon Balogun, West Bromwich Albion's Semi Ajayi, Torino right-back Ola Aina, Brentford's Frank Onyeka and Al Hilal striker Odion Ighalo. With six players in camp, Austin Eguavoen will wait for the remaining 19 players to join the team's base in Abuja at the earliest possible time. Nigeria and Ghana will rekindle their rivalry with the first-leg fixture billed for Baba Yara Sports Stadium on March 25, before ...
Viral Video: NYSC Reacts To Corpers’ Erotic Dance At Orientation Camp
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Viral Video: NYSC Reacts To Corpers’ Erotic Dance At Orientation Camp

The National Youth Service Corps has faulted corpers seen dancing in a viral video at a yet-to-be identified orientation camp. In the video, one female corper was seen giving a lap dance to a male counterpart. The video, which attracted condemnations from Nigerians, also showed the corpers engaging in an erotic dance. A male corper was also seen hitting his organ against the female’s own, with a corper heard saying, “give am well“. “The general impression of NYSC camp is now a prostitution centre,” Clement Adogwa said while commenting on the Facebook video. Olamide Asiru said, “If the officials could do nothing about this, then I wonder where our Nigeria is ongoing.” Reacting, NYSC in a statement by itsDeputy Director, Press and Public Relations, Emeka Mgbemena, said...
Nigerians Have Turned Super Eagles To Tribal War – Umar Sadiq
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Nigerians Have Turned Super Eagles To Tribal War – Umar Sadiq

Super Eagles striker, Umar Sadiq, has insisted that Nigerians have turned the national team into tribal war. He said this ahead of Nigeria’s 2022 FIFA World Cup playoff against the Black Stars of Ghana later this month. The Almeria forward said that people support Super Eagles players based on their tribe, adding that it breaks his heart. According to him, he scored four goals at the Olympics in Brazil and that was not connection but hard work. Recall that Sadiq made his debut for the Super Eagles at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), where he also scored his first goal for the national team against Equatorial Guinea. He was recently invited by Super Eagles interim coach, Austine Eguavoen, for the World Cup qualifying playoff against Ghana. See Also: Okoye, Iwob...
Davido Fined ₦190m In UK Hours After His London Show 
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Davido Fined ₦190m In UK Hours After His London Show 

Nigerian star singer, David Adeleke popularly known as Davido, has allegedly been fined a sum of one hundred and ninety million Naira a few hours after his concert at the O2 Arena in London. In a post shared on Twitter, Marvin Abbey alleged that Davido was supposed to finish his concert at the O2 Arena at 11 pm on 5th March, 2022. See Also: Davido Commends Wizkid, Burna Boy for Clinching Grammy According to the Twitter user, the O2 Arena have a strict 11 pm curfew, and for every minute a person goes past 11 pm, they are obligated to pay a fine of ten thousand pounds. Marvin Abbey alleged that Davido said he didn’t care about the rules and finished his concert at 11:34 pm and was fined three hundred and forty thousand pounds, equivalent to one hundred and ninety million...
Real Madrid Joins Race for Osimhen
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Real Madrid Joins Race for Osimhen

LaLiga giants Real Madrid are reportedly keen on signing Victor Osimhen from Napoli this summer. The Nigeria international is one of the most sought after strikers in the world at the moment with the likes of Manchester United and Arsenal said to be interested in his signature. According to Calciomercato, Real Madrid are showing a strong interest in the Nigeria international ahead of this summer’s transfer window. See Also: Victor Osimhen to Replace Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United? Osimhen, who is contracted to Napoli until 2025 is seen as an alternative to Erling Braut Haaland who is also wanted by Barcelona. The 23-year-old has again been in strong form for his Italian club this season, scoring 11 times and contributing four assists in 22 appearances in all...
Victor Osimhen to Replace Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United?
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Victor Osimhen to Replace Cristiano Ronaldo At Manchester United?

Manchester United are making efforts to find a suitable replacement for their unsettled legend, Cristiano Ronaldo with Super Eagles striker, Victor Osimhen being targeted. Ronaldo, disgruntled with United’s inconsistency in the league, have been reported to be considering his career somewhere else in the summer The five-time Ballon d'Or winner is not a long-term solution to the Red Devils' struggles in the attacking department based on his age with the team rather looking at younger options. United who played a goalless draw with relegation battlers, Watford over the weekend, have expressed interest in Napoli striker Victor Osimhen. Italian transfer expert Ciro Venerato reports United have enquired about Osimhen, with the former Lille man told he can leave Italy during...
FIFA Makes Changes To Ghana Vs Nigeria World Cup Qualifiers
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FIFA Makes Changes To Ghana Vs Nigeria World Cup Qualifiers

The Black Stars are set to face the Super Eagles on new dates in their bid to secure a place at the showpiece event. World football governing body Fifa has changed the dates for next month’s 2022 World Cup qualifying two-legged showdown between Nigeria and Ghana, the latter’s Football Association has announced. The West African sides are billed to rekindle their rivalry in the final round of qualifiers for the global showpiece set for Qatar later this year, with the winners joining four other teams from the continent for the final tournament. The matches had been originally set for March 24 and 27 in Accra and Abuja respectively. “Fifa has revised the dates for next month’s World Cup Qatar 2022 play-off matches between Ghana and Nigeria,” the GFA published on its offic...
Professor Olayemi Durotimi Accused Of Sexual Impropriety, Drunkenness
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Professor Olayemi Durotimi Accused Of Sexual Impropriety, Drunkenness

The Vice-Chancellor of Federal University Lokoja (FUL), Professor Olayemi Akinwumi, is in the news again, not for anything different, but he has become associated with the same sordid acts. Information on the VC hobnobbing and allegedly having intimate relationships and carnal knowledge of female students of FUL within the confines of his favorite hotel located in Ganja have overshadowed discussion. Investigations revealed the Professor of History has a reputation for hosting nocturnal drunken parties, an extravaganza held with his gang of friends in which young female University students are delivered from the Institution he leads.One of the female students, an attendee, informed newsmen that she was invited by a friend for a night out at the NUJ hangout spot in the GRA area....
Okoye, Iwobi Receive Death Threats After Eagles AFCON Exit
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Okoye, Iwobi Receive Death Threats After Eagles AFCON Exit

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye and midfielder, Alex Iwobi, were subjected to cyberbullying by fans, including death threats, after Nigeria’s exit from the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon on Sunday following a 1-0 defeat to Tunisia. Youssef Msakni scored the only goal of the encounter with a strike from 25 yards out to fire Tunisia to the last eight and break Nigerian hearts. Some fans felt Okoye should have saved Msakni’s effort, while Iwobi was sent off for a foul after just six minutes on the pitch for what was deemed to be a dangerous tackle. Iwobi had been sent into the game in the 59th minute for Kelechi Iheanacho to help change the complexity of the game, but his sending off further piled pressure on the midfield and the defence. An Instagram user @Cliffo...