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Read more Music mogul Murphy McCarthy and other music Stars storm Benin City for marriage of Benin Warriors star defender Starzee Parts of Benin City,Edo state,will be on lockdown on November 2,2019 as big Stars of the Nigerian music industry including Murphy McCarthy are expected to hit town for the wedding ceremony...... Read more Xakha’s Strop: Arsenal’s Captain And Coach Feel The Heat It is toxic again at Arsenal. In the past few years until the announcement of his resignation from managing the club, erstwhile manager Arsene Wenger had been the subject of unsavoury...... Read more Golden Eaglets Soar High IN Brazil, Enyimba International . . . And Prince Oduah’s Final Journey Begins! As expected by many fans of the Golden Eaglets all over the globe, the opening game against Hungary was not an easy one. It brought out the best from both sides....... 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It was a sad one last week when the news of the death of former international, Isaac Promise, who died in active service filtered in via a statement signed by Nigeria...... Read more Ughelli Set To Host Big National Under-20 Football Festival Nigerian grassroots football players have been presented with another platform with which to express their talents and impress the right people that could offer them a pathway to professional football. That...... Read more From Adversity To Progress: Young Nigerian Striker Enete Looks To Make Use Of His Promotion In Ukrainian Top Flight These days it’s pleasing to see bright and young Nigerian striking talents that have been on the youth ranks of top clubs making the progression to the main teams. Bukola Saka...... Read more Sports Minister Sunday Dare Must Beware Of ‘Bring Down Syndrome’ Merchants Many things and thoughts have engaged my creative consciousness since last week. My figural mind, as I write this, seems to be in and out of form on what to pay...... Read more Shock, Grief As Cultists Kill Brother Of Eagles Star Sunday, September 22, 2019 ended for me in a most horrible way as I spoke on phone with a distressed young grassroots footballer who informed me of the news that one...... Read more Benardo Silva’s Faux Pas Joke On Mendy’s Blackness Reminds Us Of The Difference Between The Social Media World And The Real World At the Benin City training ground of Benin Warriors FC, a grassroots club that I own, a lot of banter transpires everyday between the players of the team, as it is...... Read more NFF Vs Dennerby: Sunday Dare’s Masterstroke? Until his closeness with the former Governor of Lagos State, Senator Bola Ahmed Tinubu, Sunday Dare was a senior journalist. He served the strongman of Lagos politics, who has a long...... Read more


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