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Former Arsenal defender Lauren says Wenger will not resign

Former Arsenal defender Laureano Etamé-Mayer on Wednesday said pressure would not force Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger to resign. Arsenal side face Southampton in the English Premier League (EPL) on Wednesday and a win would lift them into fifth position. The Frenchman, whose contract expires at the end of this season, has been criticised by some fans. Etame-Mayer, popularly known as Lauren, ...

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Nigerian Government Congratulates Newly-Crowned World Heavyweight Champion

Rachel Okporu   The Federal Government has congratulated British professional boxer of Nigerian descent Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua, who recently defeated Ukranian Wladimir Klitschko to become the unified World Heavyweight Champion.    In a statement issued in Lagos on Tuesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said Nigeria is proud to be associated with the new unified World champion, whose Nigerian heritage he has ...

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Nigerian-Briton Anthony Joshua defeated world champion, Klitschko in Wembley.

Anthony Joshua recorded an enthralling knockout win over Wladimir Klitschko at Wembley Stadium. Joshua produced the best performance of his career, dropping the former unified world champion in the fifth round, before being put down – for the first time in his 19-fight career – in the sixth. Joshua delivered the clinical blows on his Ukrainian opponent in the 11th ...

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Over 30 Football Fans Dies At Calabar Viewing Centre

By Rachel Okporu Over 30 people have lost their lives at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state capital, after being electrocuted by a high tension cable that reportedly fell on the roof of the building.

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Uchechi Okere Emerges Winner in El Marino Alukimba Table Tennis Tournament

Victoria Hanson Uchechi Okere, a Teacher at Redeemer International Secondary School.has emerged winner of this year’s El Marino Alukimba Table Tennis tournament which took place at El Marino Sports Club on Monday. April 17, 2017. Okere, the defending champion, displayed his dexterity in the tournament by defeating his opponent, Chris Anazia in the finals, who clinched the second position, while ...

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Youths in sports and Butcher Association visit Phillip Shaibu at Edo Govt House

 Pix 1: Edo state Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Comrade Philip Shaibu (Left) receives a souvenir from Coordinator General of Edo Youth Political Vanguard, Comr. Omomila Micheal (Right) who led a delegation of his members on a courtesy call on the Deputy Governor at the Government House, Benin. with them is Comr. Emmanuel Yakubu (2nd Left) and Obasuyi Osahon.

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Edo Government organises workshop on sports

 Pix 1 : Edo State Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon Comr. Philip Shaibu (Left), discusses with former Super Eagle’s Captain, Chief Segun Odegbami, MON. Odegbami was Chairman of a two-day workshop on sports, organized by the Edo State Government, with the theme Re-positioning Sports in Edo State.

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Rohr Vows To Resign In November If Nigeria Doesn’t Qualify For World Cup 

Super Eagles German coach Gernot Rohr has promised to resign in November 2017 if the national team fails to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. The Nigerian Super Eagles are currently leading their closest challengers and next opponents “Cameroon” by four points after two rounds in Group B. “If we don’t win the World Cup ticket, for me I’ll say ...

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2018 COMMONWEALTH GAMES: ADEQUATE PREPARATION WILL ENSURE GOLD FOR NIGERIAN ATHLETES- AMBODE

…Receives Queen’s Baton At Lagos House Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday said adequate preparation remained the only panacea for Nigerian athletes to perform exceptionally well at the Commonwealth Games taking place in Australia in 2018, assuring that every effort would be geared towards giving them necessary facilities to prepare. Speaking at Lagos House in Ikeja after receiving ...

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Aregbesola displayed skill as Osun United Football Club Defeated Bendel Insurance FC With 2-0

Osun United Football Club-1   Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, Special Guest of Honour kicked-off the ball to commence 2017/18 National League where Osun United Football Club defeated visiting Bendel Insurance Football Club 2-0, at the Osogbo City Stadium on Wednesday 22-03-2017 Osun United Football Club-2 Governor State of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and his chief of Staff, Alhaji Gboyega Oyetola with players ...

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