Tunde Eludini

Tunde Eludini is a graduate of the Obafemi Awolowo University Ile-Ife, Nigeria where he studied International Relations. He is a Senior Correspondent coordinating the sports section for PREMIUM TIMES. Twitter@tundeyeludini

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Official Taraba governorship election results (LIVE UPDATES)

The final collation of results for the governorship election in Taraba State is set to resume at the state collation centre by noon today (Monday). The election was contested in the 16 local governments areas of the state on Saturday. While there are over 20 candidates vying for the governorship…

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Amidst controversy, announcement of Taraba governorship result suspended

Amidst allegations of interference by the federal government in Taraba elections, results for the governorship election was suspended on Sunday. Taraba is one of the 29 states where governorship elections were held on Saturday. PREMIUM TIMES reported how days before the election, some leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)…

Lagos Marathon [Photo Credit: The Guardian Nigeria]

Over N6 million to be won in first Lagos Media Marathon

Over N6 million will be won by various winners in the maiden Lagos Media Marathon billed to take place on May 1, 2019. According to the initial breakdown of cash prizes released by the organisers, the male and female journalists who emerge top in their respective 10km races will be…

Ajax celebrates after beating Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions League

UPDATED: Real Madrid disgraced out of Champions League

Defending champions, Real Madrid, have been sent packing from this year’s UEFA Champions League. They were humiliated 4-1 by Dutch club Ajax in the second leg of their Round of 16 tie at Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday night. Ajax headed to the Bernabeu still dreaming of what could have been…

Enyimba FC

NPFL: Enyimba in goalless draw away to Bendel Insurance

Enyimba of Aba on Sunday played a goalless draw with Bendel Insurance of Benin. The draw was one of three recorded in rescheduled matches of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). Katsina United also drew away to Lobi Stars 1-1 while Akwa United and Gombe United played 2-2. See full…

Mohamed Salah shot at goal (Photo Credit: Reuters)

EPL: Liverpool stay second after derby draw with Everton

Liverpool were left a point behind English Premier League (EPL) leaders Manchester City on Sunday after they were held to a 0-0 draw by Everton in the Merseyside derby. Manchester City, who beat Bournemouth 1-0 on Saturday, have 71 points while Juergen Klopp’s Liverpool have 70 after their fourth draw…

El Clasico

El Clasico: Barcelona beat Real Madrid again

For the first time ever, Barcelona have recorded back-to-back El Clasico wins at the Bernabeu as they pipped Real Madrid by a lone goal Saturday night. Ivan Rakitic struck the only goal to earn Barcelona victory over Real Madrid and move the Catalan giants closer to retaining their La Liga…

BArcelona Vs RealMadrid. [PHOTO CREDIT: Epic Sports Live]

El Clasico (LIVE UPDATES): Real Madrid seek revenge against Barcelona

Just three days after locking horns at the Bernabeu in the second leg of their Copa del Rey semi-final, Real Madrid and Barcelona are set for another feisty tie, this time in La Liga. Barca recorded a 3-0 victory at the Bernabeu on Wednesday night to book their spot in…

EPL Round-Up: Lukaku seals dramatic win for Manchester United; City back on top

Romelu Lukaku was the hero for Manchester United on Saturday at Old Trafford as he scored two goals that not only saved the Red Devils from the jaw of defeat but handed them crucial three points against Southampton. Only Paris club, PSG, has defeated Manchester United since Ole Gunnar Solksjaer…

EPL: Iwobi ‘Struggles’ As Arsenal Share Derby Points With Spurs

Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi, was in action from start to finish on Saturday as Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur settled for a 1-1 draw in the Premier League clash played at the Wembley Stadium. It was Aaron Ramsey that handed Arsenal an early advantage in the thrilling London derby, but Harry…

EPL: Arsenal, Liverpool win big as Chelsea defeat Spurs

All the top six teams on the Premier League table except Tottenham Hotspur won their respective games on Wednesday. From the lot, Arsenal and Liverpool recorded the biggest wins; crushing AFC Bournemouth 5-1 and pummeling Watford 5-0 respectively. Nigeria international, Alex Iwobi, was in action for the Gunners as he…

Top striker Ofoedu awaits first chance with Super Eagles

The recent pronouncement by the Super Eagles Coach, Gernot Rohr, that Nigerian players doing well in their various clubs stand a chance of being invited for the upcoming games against Seychelles and Egypt has been applauded across the board. Israel-based forward, Chikeluba Ofoedu, who has nine goals and seven assists…

Manchester City beat Chelsea to retain League Cup

Manchester City beat Chelsea to retain League Cup

Manchester City have emerged champions of the 2019 League after they beat Chelsea via penalty shoot outs in Sunday's final at Wembley Stadium. The two teams played out a goalless draw in 120 minutes of action with Chelsea producing a brave display against last season's winners, but City prevailed 4-3…

Divine Oduduru

Nigerian runs 2019 World’s fastest time in 200m

A Nigerian based in the United States, Divine Oduduru, presently has the fastest time in the world for 2019 in the Men’s 200m event. Oduduru achieved this big feat at the weekend while competing for his school, Texas Tech, at the Big 12 indoor championships in which top schools in…

Joy Udo-Gabriel Leads Teammates As MoC Unveil New Kits

Joy Udo-Gabriel Leads Teammates As MoC Unveil New Kits

Joy Udo-Gabriel took many by storm when she came from ‘nowhere’ and gained global reckoning on the athletics tracks in 2018. The sprinter announced herself at the international stage in grand style; winning a bronze medal at the Commonwealth Games and then following up with another bronze as well as…

Enyimba Vs Katsina United

NPFL: Plateau, Gombe United suffer home defeats

The match day 10 games of the Nigeria Professional Football League produced some surprising results on Wednesday. Plateau United and Gombe United were the worst hit as they were both defeated on their home turf. Plateau United who are just returning to Jos having previously been banished due to crowd…

Super Sand Eagles Assistant Coach,Chukwuma Agbo

Super Sand Eagles’ Assistant Coach Is Dead

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have confirmed that the Assistant Coach of the country’s Beach Soccer National team, the Super Sand Eagles, Chukwuma Agbo, is dead. Coach Agbo, it was gathered, died early Wednesday morning. The NFF on its official Twitter wrote: “Yet another painful loss! We are sad to…

Bayern vs Liverpool in the UEFA Champions League

UEFA Champions League: Barcelona, Bayern Munich secure away draw

Qualification for the quarterfinal stage of the UEFA Champions League is still very much dicey for the quartet of Liverpool, Bayern Munich, Lyon and Barcelona. The first leg games involving the four teams ended in barren draws on Tuesday night. Liverpool were left frustrated by German champions Bayern Munich at…

Oba Makama

Boko Haram: Monarch advocates Bettter funding for Nigerian Army

The Nigerian Army needs better funding than it presently enjoys if the fight against insurgents and armed banditry across the country will be totally won. This is the view expressed by a Yoruba monarch, the Olowu Of Owu-Kuta, Adekunle Makama. Mr Makama while speaking at an interactive session with the…

FA Cup: Manchester United knock out Chelsea

Paul Pogba again highlighted his importance to the Manchester United team on Monday night. The French midfielder scored a goal and also provided an assist to help the Red Devils beat Chelsea 2-0 at Stamford Bridge to advance to the quarter-final of the FA Cup. Though it was the Blues…

Antonio Valencia & Eden Hazard [Photo Credit: Chelsea FC]

FA Cup (LIVE UPDATES): Chelsea, Man United battle for last quarter-final ticket

A fierce contest is expected tonight as Chelsea and Manchester United battle for the last FA Cup quarter-final ticket up for grabs. Already, Wolverhampton Wanderers, Millwall, Crystal Palace, Manchester City, Swansea City, Watford and Brighton & Hove Albion have all qualified for the quarter-final stage leaving just one more spot…

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel

Cheering Middlesbrough fans sing Mikel’s praise as ‘African Zidane’

When Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel opted for a move from China to England, not many gave him a chance to blossom. This is especially when he settled for Championship side, Middlesbrough. Few weeks down the line, however, the narrative has changed a great deal and Mikel is getting…

Mahrez vs. City

FA Cup: Mahrez seals big win for City

The FA Cup in England is getting into its business end and quarter-finalists are beginning to emerge. Nigeria international, Leon Balogun, was absent as his team Brighton Hove Albion on Saturday progressed into the FA Cup quarter-finals, thanks to a 2-1 win over Derby County. This is the first time…

Flying Eagles

AFCON U-20: Nigeria’s Flying Eagles lose to South Africa, finish fourth

Nigeria’s U-20 team, the Flying Eagles, finished their campaign at the 2019 Africa U-20 Cup of Nations on a disappointing note as they were beaten 5-3 on penalties by South Africa’s Amajita on Saturday. The Flying Eagles who are seven-time champions of this tournament were caged all through the encounter…

Winners of the 10km Lagos City Marathon

Lagos Marathon: 10km Race Winners Get Car Gifts

The first male and female finishers in the 10-kilometre category at the 2019 Lagos City Marathon have been given their car gifts. Olufunmi Abdullateef emerged the first male finisher, while Hart Priscilla was the first female to complete the 10km race held on February 2. Both runners were presented with…