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Aretha Franklin, the ‘Queen of Soul,’ dies at 76

Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home...

US votes $12.5m for food security in Nigeria

Feed the Future, a US government global hunger and food security initiative, has earmarked $12.5 million for food security in Nigeria. Dr George Mavrotas, Head...

Nigeria sacks state security boss Lawal Daura

The Director-General of Nigeria's Department of State Services, Lawal Daura has been sacked by the country's acting president Professor Yemi Osinbajo. Nigeria's presidency disclosed that...

Plateau United’s Omoyele on trials at IFK Göteborg

Plateau United forward Tosin Omoyele is currently training with 13-time Swedish champions IFK Göteborg, the club have announced. The 22-year-old is now training with the...

NPFL title & survival bids as influenced by leading scorers

Table-toppers Lobi Stars, Akwa United and Kano Pillars have shown their intentions to contend for the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title this season...

Nigeria suffer reduction of slots in CAF club competitions

Nigeria will now have just two clubs representing them in CAF club competitions, the Champions League and the Confederation Cup, starting from 2019. The African...

Norwegian side SK Brann show interest in Lokosa

Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) leading scorer Junior Lokosa is attracting interest from Norwegian outfit SK Brann, thepredictorng.com can report. The striker has scored 19...

NFF crisis leaves NPFL restart, schedule in uncertainty

The governance crisis rocking the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has now taken its toll on the schedule of the country's top division, the Nigeria...

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VIDEO: Falconets fall to Spain at U20 Women’s World Cup

Nigeria's Falconets failed to progress beyond the quarter-finals of the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup...

Nigerian striker Akinyemi joins Norwegian club IK Start

Norwegian club IK Start have signed on Nigerian forward Adeleke Akinyemi from Latvian outfit FK...

Zaha signs new five-year deal at Palace

Wilfried Zaha has signed a new five-year contract with Crystal Palace to extend his stay...

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Ex-Akwa Ibom governor Akpabio officially dumps PDP for APC

Senator Godswill Akpabio has formally defected to Nigeria's ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) at a mega rally held at the Ikot Ekpene Township Stadium...

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