Tunde Eludini

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Nigeria League: Heartland FC risks sanctions over referee’s attack

Nigeria Professional League side, Heartland FC, are at the risk of being banished away from their present home ground at the Dan Ayiam Stadium in Owerri and possibly pay a hefty fine to the League Management Company. This follows the ugly incident that greeted their league match against Plateau United…

Miracle in the Big Brother House

Miracle is #BBNaija 2018 winner

Miracle has emerged the winner of the third season of reality TV series, Big Brother Nigeria, which came to a thrilling climax on Sunday night. Having emerged tops among the 20 contestants in the Big Brother Naija Double Wahala edition, he will get N25 million cash prize, a brand-new SUV…

Tobi in the Big Brother House

#BBNaija: Tobi is second runner-up

Tobi Bakare, one of the favourite contestants to win the top prize in the Big Brother Naija 2018 edition, has ended up as the second runner-up. The heavily -built University of Lagos graduate did court a lot of controversies while in the house but had his loyal fans all the…

Nina

#BBNaija: Nina evicted

The number of contestants still in the race to win the top prize in the Big Brother Naija 2018 edition has been reduced to four as Nina was evicted on Sunday night ahead of the grand finale. Many did not expect Nina to come this far but she weathered the…

Victor Moses of Chelsea [Photo: Chelsea FC]

FA Cup: Victor Moses qualifies with Chelsea for final

Nigeria international, Victor Moses, was in action from start to finish as Chelsea sealed their place in the final of the FA Cup in England on Sunday with a 2-0 win over Southampton. Second half goals from Olivier Giroud and Alvaro Morata ensured that Chelsea will stake another chance at…

Football competition for Lagos primary schools gets big boost

The Lagos State primary school kids looking forward to being part of the 2018 Fab-5 football initiative are set for another worthwhile experience. According to the organisers, the 2018 edition will see the involvement of schools from 20 local government education authorities in the state. These include both boys and…

Barcelona crush Sevilla to win ‎Copa del Rey 

Barcelona simply blew Sevilla away in Saturday’s Copa del Rey final; winning 5-0 in the largely one-sided final at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium. Luis Suarez set the tone for the day as he got the opening goal in the 14th minute before Lionel Messi doubled Barca’s lead in the 31st…

Special Eagles (Nigeria’s Amputee Football Team) player Bamgbopa Abayomi

Amputee Football: Nigerian star targets World Cup, league title in 2018

The year 2018 is filled with so many dreams and aspirations for sportspersons around the world and it is not any different for Bamgbopa Abayomi, an amputee footballer based in Poland. Bamgbopa who prides himself as the first Nigerian to play professional amputee football in Europe told PREMIUM TIMES that…

Enyimba FC

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba get group opponents

Nigeria’s only surviving club in continental football this season, Enyimba International, now know their group opponents in the CAF Confederation Cup following the draws conducted on Saturday. Enyimba who are two-time CAF Champions League winners have another chance to write their name in the sands of history though this time…

Arsenal: Kanu, Iwobi react to Wenger’s exit

Two Nigerian football stars, Kanu Nwankwo and Alex Iwobi, have joined the football world to pay glowing tributes to Arsene Wenger as he prepares to quit his role as Arsenal manager. Kanu and Iwobi represent different generations under Wenger, but the two players were unanimous on the enormous influence Wenger…

Victor Moses

EPL: Victor Moses scores as Chelsea beat Burnley

Nigeria international, Victor Moses, scored his third goal in the Premier League this season as Chelsea secured a 2-1 win away to Burnley on Thursday night at Turf Moor. It was a special night for Antonio Conte who was taking charge of his 100th game as Chelsea boss. Moses, one…

Enyimba-Kano

CAF Confederation Cup: Enyimba pull through, Akwa United crash out

It was mixed fortune for two of Nigeria’s representatives in the CAF Confederation Cup on Wednesday as one was knocked out via the away goal’s rule and the other progressed based on the same rule. A spirited display by Akwa United saw them secure a 3-1 win over Sudanese club…

Plateau United, have been dumped out of the CAF Confederation Cup following their 4-0 defeat away to USM Alger of Algeria on Tuesday

CAF Confederation Cup: Nigeria League champions, Plateau United, crash out

The reigning Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United, have been dumped out of the CAF Confederation Cup following their 4-0 defeat away to USM Alger of Algeria on Tuesday. Plateau United had won the first leg 2-1 in Lagos but Tuesday’s 4-0 defeat meant they were edged out on…

Nigeria League Round-Up: El Kanemi crush Heartland in Maiduguri

El-Kanemi Warriors secured the biggest win of the Nigeria Professional Football League Match Day 17 games played on Sunday across the country as they pummeled Heartland FC 3-0 in Maiduguri. Two goals from striker Anthony Yeful and another from Bello Koformata gave the Warriors the commanding victory. In Port Harcourt,…

Man City emerge EPL champions as United lose to West Brom

Manchester City have emerged the new Premier League champions after their city rivals, United, suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at home against West Brom on Sunday at Old Trafford. Manchester City would have been crowned champion last weekend if they had beaten Jose Mourinho’s men in the Manchester derby; but…

Asaba 2018: South Africa unveil preliminary squad for athletics championships

After their good show at the just-concluded Commonwealth Games, South Africa are aiming for more glory in athletics. Athletics South Africa have unveiled an ambitious 127-member national preparation squad for the 2018 CAA African Senior Championships in Asaba, Nigeria, between August 1-5. The squad features several athletes that won medals…

Commonwealth Games: Aruna Quadri picks final medal for Nigeria

Team Nigeria ended their campaign at the Commonwealth Games on Sunday with another medal as Aruna Quadri picked up a silver medal in the men’s Table Tennis singles final. Since Segun Toriola won the maiden men’s singles title at the Commonwealth Games in Manchester 2002, Quadri was the second Nigerian…

Man City edge closer to Premier League title with victory over Spurs

Manchester City are a step closer to winning the Premier League title after they ended their recent poor run with a 3-1 away win over Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday at the Wembley stadium. City had lost three successive games including the Manchester derby last weekend which denied them an early…

EPL: Giroud helps Chelsea secure comeback win over Southampton

Olivier Giroud came off the bench to score two goals on Saturday as Chelsea came from behind to beat Southampton 2-3 in their Premier League clash at Saint Marys. Southampton who are yet to win any Premier League game on home soil in 2018 looked like they were going to…

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Commonwealth Games: Nigeria wins two relay medals

Two more medals came for Nigeria at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia through athletics as the country on Saturday picked the bronze in the 4X100m women’s race and a silver medal in the 4X400m women’s event. The quartet of Joy Udo-Gabriel, Blessing Okagbare, Tobi Amusan and Rose Chukwuma ran…

Nigeria wins two more gold medals

Odunayo Adekuoroye retained her Commonwealth Games’ title on Friday as she defeated India’s Pooja Dhanda 7-5 in the Women's Freestyle 57kg event. Blessing Oborududu followed this with another gold medal in the Women's Freestyle 68kg event. In a tightly contested fight, Oborududu beat Canada’s Danielle Lappage 4-3. Meanwhile, Soso Tamarau…

Europa League: Arsenal, Atletico march Into semi-final

It was another dramatic night across Europe as Semi finalists emerged in the Europa League. Premier League side Arsenal booked their place in the semi-final with a 2-2 draw against CSKA Moscow, with Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey providing late goals to seal their fate into the final four. Meanwhile,…

Commonwealth Games: Aruna Quadri qualifies for quarter final

It was mixed fortunes for Nigeria in the Men’s Singles Table tennis event on Thursday as Aruna Quadri advanced into the quarterfinals while his compatriot, Segun Toriola, crashed out injured. Aruna qualified for the quarter-final ahead of Singapore's Xue Jie Pang, and it was by no means an easy task…

Champions League: Real Madrid, Bayern secure semi-final ticket

Despite failing to get the kind of result many would have predicted on Wednesday night, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich have done enough to qualify for the semifinal of the Champions League. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a 98th-minute penalty as Real Madrid sensationally booked their spot in the semi-finals of the…

Real Madrid vs Juventus (LIVE UPDATES): Italian Champions Seek Redemption In Spain

Juventus have a seemingly insurmountable task ahead of them in tonight’s Champions League clash away to Real Madrid at Santiago Bernabeau. However, going by how things panned out on Tuesday night, one may choose to stay cautious and see if the Italian champions can indeed redeem themselves after the bashing…