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Enrique sustains injury while celebrating wonder victory


Barcelona coach, Luis Enrique, has said that he got himself injured while celebrating his team’s stunning comeback against Paris Saint-Germain in the UEFA Champions League battle. Barcelona were 4-0 down to PSG from the first leg, but produced one of most memorable fight backs in recent memory to win 6-1 last Wednesday night. Sergi Roberto’s winner sealed a 6-5 aggregate ...

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Sensational Serena Teluwor wins U-10 tennis Circuit Cup


Tennis whiz-kid, Serena Teluwo, stunned the crowd with her superlative performance as she prodded herself to a dramatic 9-7 point victory over Reya Holmes of Britain at the Lagos Lawn Tennis Club at the weekend. The 10-year-old Methodist High School (JSS1) student began the game with optimism as she won the first set with effortless ease. However, Reya Holmes, a ...

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ICPC arraigns ex-banker over N78.5m fraud

Ekpo Nta

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has charged a former staff of Skye Bank, Mr. Yemi-Aris Olaniran, to court for allegedly defrauding the Federal Government of N78.52 million. The Commission, in a 24 count-charge preferred against the ex-banker before Justice Babatunde Quadri of the Federal High Court 10, Maitama, Abuja, accused him of allegedly transferring N78, ...

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Zamalek vs Rangers: Don’t celebrate yet, Helmy warns players

Mohammed Helmy

Zamalek coach, Mohammed Helmy, has warned his players not to jubilate yet, as they still have the second leg CAF Champions League against Enugu Rangers of Nigeria at the Nnamdi Azikwe Stadium. The Egyptian giants on Sunday, March 12 2017 fought their way to an epic 4-1 win over Enugu Rangers at the Cairo International Stadium. Despite the comfortable lead, ...

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Our performance against Bayern was very disappointing – Wenger


If Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, had followed his hunch or consulted a crystal ball before the UEFA Champions League round of 16 second leg match against Bayern Munich on Tuesday, March 7 2017, he probably might have stayed home and avoided the disgrace he encountered at the  Emirates Stadium in London. Firstly, there was a demonstration before the kick-off, as a ...

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Hayatou regrets not winning W/Cup for Africa


Embattled Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) President, Issa Hayatou, has revealed that he regrets Africa did not win the World Cup during his 29-year reign. He made the revelation during an exclusive interview with Kwesesports, as he prepares for yet another election as CAF President fixed for March 16, in Ethiopia. “My biggest failure is that I never won the World Cup. ...

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Shell undertakes turnaround maintenance at Bonga

Bayo Ojulari

Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo) has commenced turnaround maintenance at Bonga, executing statutory activities that will ensure continuous optimum operations at the deep-water field which began producing in November 2005. Production from the field was shut down on Saturday, March 4 2017, and is expected to resume at the conclusion of the exercise next month. “This is ...

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SERAP seeks law on financing presidential libraries

Yemi Osinbajo

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to propose a bill that would specifically regulate and bring transparency to any future presidential library fundraising process, and make public disclosure of major donations towards the establishment of any such library mandatory. In a veiled reference to the controversial Obasanjo library, the organisation submitted: “Osinbajo should work closely ...

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Victor Moses extends contact with Chelsea


It was all smiles at the Stamford Bridge stadium in London on Wednesday, March 1 2017 when Super Eagles striker, Victor Moses, extended his contact by two years with Premier League leader, Chelsea. The new extended contact is worth £75,000-a-week, which is a significant pay rise to his previous £45,000-a-week wages, after becoming a crucial member of Antonio Conge’s table-topping ...

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Nigeria battle Italy, others at Beach Soccer W/Cup


African representatives, Nigeria and Senegal, have been slotted in groups A and B in the forthcoming FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup, slated to hold between April and May 2017 in Nassau, capital of Bahamas. The draws were held at the Atlantis Paradise Island Hotel on Tuesday, February 28 2017, with 16 countries in attendance. Nigeria, known as the “Sand Eagles”, ...

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