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November 21, 2017 1:34 AM CHAN 2018: NFF picks Rabat as Eagles camp site

Morocco’s political and administrative capital Rabat, will be playing host to the Super Eagles of Nigeria soon as the national team is set to commence preparation for the 2018 African Nations Championship. Assistant Super Eagles Coach, Salisu Yusuf will lead the Chan Eagles to a two-week camping exercise to Rabat, a Modern Capital and Historic City before 16

November 20, 2017 4:58 PM Electoral Commission urged to provide easy-access polling units for disabled voters

The Centre for Citizens with Disabilities (CCD) has urged Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to review location of polling units for easy access by persons with disabilities in future elections. The Executive Director of CCD, Mr David Anyaele made the call in Awka on Monday while addressing newsmen on the group’s post-election findings 13

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 18

November 17, 2017 10:10 AM 2018 World Cup: England avoiding Nigeria

England are hoping they are not drawn in the same group with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the 2018 World in Russia. According to The Sun, UK, the Three Lions want to avoid playing Nigeria in the group stage of the World Cup and will want to face amongst the teams in Pot 4, which also contains Serbia, Australia, Japan, Morocco, Panama, Korea and Saudi 28

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM Eagles to know CHAN opponents Friday

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday, said that the Super Eagles would, on Friday, know their group phase opponents at the upcoming 5th African Nations Championship, in Morocco. The tournament will kick-off on January 13, 2018 in the North African nation. The NFF spokesman, Ademola Olajire, said in Lagos that the Confederation of African 25

November 14, 2017 1:44 PM Argentina vs Nigeria: Arsenal sends wishes to Alex Iwobi

Ahead of the grade one friendly match between Nigeria and Argentina, Premier League side, Arsenal, have sent wishes to their Nigerian forward, Alex Iwobi. Arsenal wrote on the official twitter handle, “Good luck against Argentina later, Alex Iwobi.” Iwobi has been included in the lineup that will file out against Argentina on Tuesday. Gernot Rohr’s men will lock horns 28

November 14, 2017 10:55 AM Buhari shuns IPOB threat, arrives in Ebonyi

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Ebonyi for his two-day working visit to the state and Anambra. Buhari was earlier received at the Enugu airport by governors of Enugu, Abia and Ebonyi as well as top security officials. He was then ferried to Abakaliki, the Ebonyi capital, where he was also received by some governors of the south east. Buhari, however 23

November 14, 2017 6:32 AM Gianluigi Buffon, Barzagli, De Rossi retire from Italian national team

Legendary Italian goalie, Gianluigi Buffon has announced his retirement from international duty after Italy’s failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The goalkeeper had previously indicated he will step away from the Azzurri after the tournament in Russia. But Italy were eliminated from contention for the World Cup with a 0-0 second-leg draw against 24

November 12, 2017 11:40 PM Q3 2017: 7 banks post N386.13bn profit

of Nigerian banks have demonstrated their resilience in the last two years amid macro-economic challenges, which weighed on credit expansion, asset quality and capital adequacy to record positive performances this year. Market watchers believe investors are taking positions on banks due to good fundamentals and in a bid to benefit from expected dividend 28

November 12, 2017 1:14 PM Nigeria vs Argentina: Super Eagles arrive Russia ahead of friendly clash

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have arrived safely in southern Russian city of Krasnodar, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly against the La Albiceleste’s of Argentina. The Krasnodar arena where the friendly encounter is scheduled to hold has a capacity of 33,000. According to the official Twitter handle of the Super Eagles @no super eagle’s, the team had a smooth 23