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December 9, 2017 7:23 AM Russia 2018: Peru’s captain Guerrero to miss world cup over cocaine

Peru captain, Paolo Guerrero has been banned by Football governing body, FIFA for one-year after being found guilty of taking cocaine. According to Mail Online Sport, the 33-year-old South American striker, who plays for Brazilian giants Flamengo will miss 2018 World Cup in Russia after failing a doping test following Peru’s World Cup qualifier against 20

November 23, 2017 10:13 AM Champions League: Roger Federer speaks on Manchester United’s defeat to Basel

Tennis superstar, Roger Federer, has congratulated FC Basel for beating Premier League giants, Manchester United in the Champions League on Wednesday night. Right back, Michael Lang scored the only goal of the match to give his club a deserved 1-0 win over United. Federer on Wednesday took to his Twitter account after the match to congratulate the Switzerland 21

November 18, 2017 7:47 AM CHAN 2018 draw: Nigeria faces Libya, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea [Full Draw]

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship was done yesterday in Morocco. Nigeria was drawn in Group C alongside Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea. In 2014, Libya won the championship beating Ghana in the final, while last edition was hosted by Rwanda in 2016. Matches will be played in the city of Tangier, Morocco after the draw was held on Friday 23

November 9, 2017 1:15 PM 2018 World Cup: What I’ll do if Argentina wins tournament – Messi

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi has vowed to complete a 65-kilometre walk from his hometown, Rosario to San Nicolas should the Albiceleste go on to win the 2018 World Cup in Russia. He told TyC Sports, “If we win the World Cup, I promise to walk from Rosario to San Nicolas.” Messi admitted Argentina almost went “crazy” as they struggled to book passage 37

November 8, 2017 2:26 PM Algeria vs Nigeria: Recap of previous meetings between Desert Foxes, Super Eagles

Algeria will host Nigeria in the reverse fixture of the FIFA 2018 World Cup qualifier in Constantine on Friday, 10 November. To both teams, it is a dead rubber encounter as the Super Eagles have already picked African qualifying Group B’s sole ticket to next year’s World Cup in Russia. Coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has vowed to take his best legs to Algeria 19

November 1, 2017 9:36 AM Yemi Alade’s ‘Johnny’ Is Now The Most Viewed Nigerian Music Video On YouTube

Now, the title of 'most-viewed Nigerian music video on Youtube', previously held by P-Square's tribute to Michael Jackson,"Personally", has been stolen by the visual for Yemi Alade's infectious hit, "Johnny". The video for "Johnny", which was released in March 2014, now has a total of almost 79 million views, beating out "Personally", which was released 68

October 28, 2017 3:33 PM Man United beat Spurs; Man City, Arsenal, Liverpool all win

Anthony Martial came off the bench to fire Manchester United to a 1-0 victory as Jose Mourinho's men edged a cagey encounter with high-flying Tottenham. Second hosted third as the Premier League title contenders looked to keep up with early pace-setters Manchester City. The match looked set to end in an unremarkable draw, only for substitute Martial 95

October 28, 2017 3:20 PM Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer criticises 'weak' Spurs defending after slack marking allowed Manchester United's Anthony Martial to net winner

Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer has blasted Tottenham's 'weak' defending which allowed Manchester United's Anthony Martial to grab a late winner to beat Mauricio Pochettino's side 1-0. The former Premier League winner with Blackburn Rovers roundly criticised Spurs on the long-running BBC One football show on Saturday evening. The defeat leaves Spurs 17

October 26, 2017 8:01 AM Police rescue 2 suspected robbers from mob in Enugu

The operatives of the Police Command in Enugu State say they have rescued two suspected robbers from mob and lynching in Amuri road near Enugu. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) for the command, Asp. Ebere Amaraizu, said in a statement on Thursday in Enugu. He said that the suspects, who attempted to flee after they made effort to steal a motorcycle 28

October 25, 2017 4:02 AM Maina’s recall, promotion: I acted in public interest – Malami

The party’s declaration came on a day the two arms of the National Assembly, Senate and the House of Representatives, asked the President to sack and prosecute Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami, SAN, Interior Minister, Lt. General Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd), and all others involved in the reinstatement of Maina. Maina was former head of the Presidential 23