Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Again, court orders Austin Okocha arrested over alleged tax evasion

Justice Adedayo Akintoye of the Lagos State High Court in Igbosere on Monday reaffirmed her order for the arrest of ex-Super Eagles’ captain, Austin Okocha.

Resurgent Tottenham beat Ajax to set up all-English Champions League final

Lucas Moura scored a dramatic 96th-minute winner to cap an astonishing Tottenham fightback against Ajax and set up an all-English Champions League final against Liverpool.

AFCON U-17: Nigeria picks World Cup ticket after beating Angola 1-0

Nigeria's Golden Eaglets are five-time winners of the competition.

English clubs snatch European trophies from rest of continent

English clubs have marked their return to prominence on the European stage in a week punctuated by spellbinding drama with Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur set to meet in just the second all-English Champions League final next month.

Nigerian footballer arrested in India for drug trafficking

At a time Nigerians are being executed in Saudi Arabia over drug deals, one would have thought that others would stay away from crime.

Salah, Mane, Aubameyang top Premier League goal chart

The race to be crowned the English Premier League’s leading scorer this season ended in a three-way tie on Sunday as the African trio of Sadio Mane, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Mohamed Salah shared the Golden Boot.

Ambode receives UEFA Champions League trophy in Lagos

The governor received the trophy alongside its ambassador and former captain of Barcelona FC of Spain, Carles Puyol.

“I’ve NOT retired” – Yaya Toure

Former Manchester City and Barcelona midfielder Yaya Toure says he is "still in contention to play for a few more years", despite his agent announcing his apparent retirement last week.

Fight in doubt as Anthony Joshua’s challenger fails drug test

Heavyweight contender Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller has tested positive for the banned substance GW1516 ahead of his scheduled challenge of unified world titleholder Anthony Joshua.

Oduduru finishes 100m in 9.86 seconds, breaks Nigeria’s 13-year jinx

Divine Oduduru has broken Nigeria’s thirteen years sub 10 seconds jinx in the 100 meters race.
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