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Friendlies: Super Eagles land in Corsica

Gernot Rohr-Nigeria

The Super Eagles touched down in Corsica, France, on the evening of Tuesday, May 23, 2017, and have since checked into the Best Western Hotel, Ajaccio Amivante, for a friendly match. The players already in camp for training include home-based quartets of Ikechukwu Ezenwa, Alhassan Ibrahim, Stephen Odeh and Sikiru Olutunbosun. Other early arrivals in camp are Ebuchi, William Ekong, ...

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Shell’s Bonga oil field delivers 702m oil barrels in 12 years


The Bonga oil field has produced about 702 million barrels of oil since inauguration in 2005, and operated at more than 92 percent availability in 2016, Managing Director of the oil field operator, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCo), Bayo Ojulari, has said. The volumes came from the Bonga main field and Bonga Phases 2 and 3 that unlocked ...

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Moyes resigns as Sunderland manager

David Moyes

David Moyes resigned in the afternoon of Monday, May 22, 2017 as Sunderland manager without compensation. Moyes, who was Everton, Manchester United and Real Sociedad manager, departed after a meeting with Sunderland’s owner, Ellis Short and the Chief Executive, Martin Bain in London. He leaves the relegated club without compensation after presiding over only six Premier League wins all season, ...

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Cycling Association, Cycling Lagos sign MoU for ‘Cycling Lagos 2017’


Lagos State Cycling Association has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Cycling Lagos team to stage Cycling Lagos 2017, one of the biggest cycling events in Africa. Cycling Lagos is an annual event designed for cycling enthusiast, professionals and corporate organisations in Nigeria. Beyond the central idea of encouraging healthy living through regular exercise among corporate executives, the ...

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The Eagle Online announces short break for better service

Dotun Oladipo

The Management of The Eagle Online has announced a short break in its online news service. According to the management, the break is to allow for a change of its host. In a statement signed by the Managing Editor of the online newspaper, Dotun Oladipo, on Wednesday, the break will commence from 12am on Thursday. Oladipo said the management was ...

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Asaba 2018: LOC members emerge

ifeanyi okowa

Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State has inaugurated a 17-man Local Organising Committee (LOC) for the 2018 Senior Africa Athletics Championship, tagged “Asaba 2018.” Asaba, the state capital, will host the event. The governor, who is keen on seeing the LOC hit the ground running, charged the members to organise a world class championship that would leave a lasting mark in ...

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Clinical Neymar hat-trick sinks Las Palmas


In Spain the battle for the Spanish La Liga title continued at the weekend as Barcelona got a comfortable victory on the road to beat Las Palmas 4-1. Neymar got a hat-trick, scoring in the 25th, 67th, and 71st minutes of play, ensuring that reigning champions Barcelona remain top of the league table. Title rival Real Madrid beat Sevilla with ...

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EPL: Rejected Batshuayi gives Chelsea fifth title

Michy Batshuayi

Do you believe in the adage that the stone that the builder rejects makes the cornerstone of the house? This saying appeared to play itself out on Friday when Chelsea’s reject Michy Batshuayi scored the winning goal against West Bromwich Albion to give the London team the Premier League title. The title was won with eight minutes left as substitute ...

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Sport Federation elections: Ministry unveils committee members


The Ministry of Youth and Sports has released a list of committee members for elections into the National Sports Federations. According to a statement, each Federation would have a chairman and three committee members during the elections. Minister of Youth and Sports, Solomon Dalung, said members of the electoral committees were carefully chosen, based on merit and experience, following wide ...

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Table tennis: Nigeria, Egypt on superior list in Africa

Segun Toriola

Africa’s super powers in table tennis, Nigeria and Egypt, confirmed their superiority on the continent as the two nations have been in the seeding list of the double event of the 2017 IWTF World Championship holding in Dusseldorf, Germany. In the seeding list released by the table tennis ruling body, previous performance and other championships by these countries counted for ...

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