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Nigeria become first African team to reach a FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup quarter-final

Nigeria become first African team to reach a FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup quarter-final

Since achieving their first ever FIBA Women’s Basketball World Cup victory against Turkey in their second group game in Spain, the D’Tigress of Nigeria have not looked back in their fairytale run at the ongoing tournament. Two more wins in a row, and the inspiring African Champions have now made history yet again as the

Victim or Villain: The story of Ike Ibeabuchi, the ‘President’ who went to jail

By Nnamdi Okosieme Abuja, Nigeria September 16, 2018 He came from a clan established by a warrior. His hometown, Isuochi, is one of the three autonomous communities making up Umunneochi( known officially as Nneochi), a Local Government Area in Abia State in Nigeria. Legend has it that Ochi, a famed warrior, and wrestler had settled

Sergio Aguero double seals Community Shield for Manchester City as sloppy Chelsea give Maurizio Sarri plenty to ponder

Sergio Aguero scored both Manchester City goals as the Premier League champions beat Chelsea to win the Community Shield on a sweltering day at Wembley. Aguero’s first – his 200th goal for the club – came after 13 minutes, when he collected the ball on the edge of the area after Phil Foden surged forward,

Nigeria escapes FIFA hammer as DSS ejects Giwa from NFF secretariat

Operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS) have ejected Chris Giwa from the secretariat of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). Giwa and the staff who occupied the NFF secretariat on July 2 have been asked to immediately vacate the premises. FIFA, football governing body, had threatened to ban Nigeria if the situation was not

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