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Op-ed EditorOctober 11, 2017

Ololade Ajekigbe: 4 stars of the past week

by Ololade Ajekigbe The past week was an interesting one. And while an event such as the 50th anniversary of ...

EzinneOctober 9, 2017

The Thread: Top 7 reactions to Super Eagles’ World Cup qualification

The euphoria that came after Nigeria qualified for Russia 2018 did not stop with jumping about and mere congratulations. Twitter, ...

Samuel OkikeOctober 9, 2017

The Big 5: Senator asks Buhari to suspend Kachikwu, Baru; Soldiers reportedly invade Nnamdi Kanu’s house; and other top stories

Good morning. Here are the top 5 stories you should be monitoring today: It was indeed a joyous weekend for ...

ToluOctober 8, 2017

Super Eagles, Aishah Ahmad, Davido, Patience Jonathan | Here are last week’s winners and losers

From sports to politics to entertainment and even literature, here are our winners and losers from last week’s biggest newsmakers: ...

ToluOctober 7, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Nigeria is going to the World Cup and Bukola Saraki can’t keep calm

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have just beaten their Zambian counterparts to qualify for the 2018 World Cup. Let’s not ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

“I doff the cap for them” | Ekweremadu on Super Eagles victory

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu Saturday, congratulated the Super Eagles for their victory against Chipolopolo of Zambia – which made them ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 7, 2017

Super Eagles victory “very sweet” – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday, congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over the Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 24, 2017

Ghana beat Nigeria to win WAFU Cup

The Black Stars of Ghana Sunday, beat the Super Eagles of Nigeria 4-1 in the final of the 2017 West ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 22, 2017

Opinion: How to make Nigerian football attractive in a digital age

by Temitope Adigun Several years ago, most Nigerians were strangers to the advancing age of digitalization, especially that of the ...

AzeezSeptember 14, 2017

Super Eagles drop six places in FIFA rankings

Nigeria’s Super Eagles has dropped six spots from 38th to 44th in the latest FIFA rankings. The Eagles however moved ...

AzeezSeptember 5, 2017

NFF opts to pay Super Eagles full match bonus

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said it would pay full match bonus to Super Eagles players and officials after ...

AzeezSeptember 4, 2017

BREAKING: Super Eagles play 1-1 draw against Cameroon in Yaoundé

Super Eagles of Nigeria on Monday played a 1-1 draw against Cameroon in Yaoundé. Belgium-based Moses Simon put Nigeria ahead in ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 4, 2017

“We are just very keen to finish what we started” – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi arrived Yaounde on Sunday afternoon for Monday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the ...

ToluSeptember 3, 2017

Super Eagles, Game of Thrones, Dino Melaye, Nigerian Army | These are last week’s winners and losers

For pop culture, last week was about smashing records and crunching numbers. HBO series, Game of Thrones dominated conversations for ...

EditorSeptember 2, 2017

The YNaija Cover this morning – the 2nd of September

Follow the stories and analyses on YNaija: We are in support of your anti-graft war | Vatican tells Buhari Buratai ...

EzinneSeptember 2, 2017

The Thread: “See as Super Eagles Arsenal Cameroon” | TwitterNG celebrates Super Eagles win

Following the match between Cameroon and Nigeria for the World Cup Qualifiers, which saw the Super Eagles defeat the Lions ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

Buhari congratulates the Super Eagles after impressive win over Cameroon

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Super Eagles, who this evening in Uyo, beat the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon 4 ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

Super Eagles thrash Cameroon 4-0 in World Cup Qualifier

The Super Eagles of Nigeria have beaten the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, in one of the most anticipated World Cup ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Nigeria moves up in latest FIFA ranking

Nigeria has moved up a spot in the latest FIFA Rankings released yesterday by the world football governing body. This ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 15, 2017

Pinnick, Rohr visit Carl Ikeme

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick and head coach of the national team, Gernot Rohr, have paid ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 14, 2017

Carl Ikeme reacts to call from Minister Dalung

Super Eagles goalstopper, Carl Ikeme has expressed happiness when he received a phone call from the Minister of Sports, Solomon Dalung. ...

AzeezJuly 14, 2017

I have no plan to resign – Rohr

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has said rumours that he is considering resigning is false. There had been reports that ...

ToluJuly 10, 2017

#Impact365: Super Eagles defender, Elderson Echiejile launches 100 Smiles Football Initiative for indigent children

Super Eagles and Sivasspor new signee, Elderson Echiejile has backed grassroots football as a major source for identifying and developing ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 6, 2017

Super Eagles goalkeeper, Carl Ikeme diagnosed with acute Leukeamia

Wolverhampton Wanderers have announced that Super Eagles goal stopper, Carl Ikeme has been diagnosed with acute leukaemia. Ikeme, 31, a Nigerian ...

AzeezJuly 6, 2017

Nigeria ranked 39th in latest FIFA rankings

Confederations Cup champions, Germany are number one in the world in the latest FIFA rankings. Victory by a second-string squad ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 12, 2017

The YNaija Tracklist | ‘Buhari not returning soon’ | Clean up the White House or I fire you – Donald Trump threatens Priebus | More stories

From the papers, a tracklist. ‘Buhari not returning soon’ – Presidency sources – YNaija Dino Melaye turns pastor, insists he ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 10, 2017

Bafana Bafana thrash the Super Eagles 2-0 in their first encounter of the AFCON qualifiers

Bafana Bafana have beaten the Super Eagles 2-0 in their first encounter of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 2, 2017

Ahmed Musa, Iheanacho lead Nigeria to a 3-goal victory against Togo

In the spirit of friendliness, the Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Hawks of Togo 3-0. Most likely, the eyes ...

Omoleye OmoruyiMay 29, 2017

Iheanacho leaves Eagles camp to seal West Ham transfer

Manchester City forward, Kelechi Iheanacho, has left the Super Eagles’ training camp in Paris to England. Iheanacho, 21 has been ...

AzeezMay 24, 2017

Ahmed Musa marries new wife, Juliet Ejue

Leicester City and Super Eagles player, Ahmed Musa has married a new bride just weeks after allegedly abusing his ex-wife. ...

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