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AllAfrica.com
Enang Pours Encomium On Governor Emmanuel Over Support for Akwa UtdUyo — Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has been lauded for taking t
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
Uyo — Akwa Ibom State Governor, Mr. Udom Emmanuel, has been lauded for taking the unity of the state to national limelight through sports development. Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Women's Aiteo Cup Final - Angels On Parade in Josaway 3-2 winners after penalty shoot out following a 0-0 draw with Niger Tornad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 hours ago
away 3-2 winners after penalty shoot out following a 0-0 draw with Niger Tornadoes in regulation time. Interestingly, the Uyo side coached by Whyte Ogbonda (previously Edwin Okon's assistant) was the only team that secured a draw in Port Harcourt... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Anchor Insurance Declares N3.60 Dividend for 2016, Appoints Four New Directorsby the shareholders at the 27th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company hel
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
by the shareholders at the 27th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the company held at Le-Meridien Ibom Hotel and Golf Resort, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, weekend, followed the appointment of four new directors into its board. The new directors are Barr.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Twist , Turns of PengaudzokeSungura musician Josphat Somanje seeks to regain lost mojo with his new album "
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Sungura musician Josphat Somanje seeks to regain lost mojo with his new album "Moto Uyo" that was released last week. The "Haulume" hit-maker admitted things were not working in his favour as it used to be during hey days of Pengaudzoke he fronted... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Want to Win Against Algeria - Rohris already through to the tournament in Russia, following the Eagles' 1-0 victo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
is already through to the tournament in Russia, following the Eagles' 1-0 victory over Zambia on Saturday in Uyo. However, Rohr insists he will take the game against Algeria seriously, but will also give a lot of players a chance to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eagles to Know World Cup Opponents Dec 11 in Moscow, Russia. The Eagles became the first Africa nation to book their s
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
1 in Moscow, Russia. The Eagles became the first Africa nation to book their spot when they defeated Zambia 1-0 in Uyo to qualify with 13 points and a game to spare. The draw for next year's finals will be held when the 32 eventual... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Special Report - How a Nigerian Law Is Suppressing Citizens' Freedom On the Internetas the editor of Abia Facts Newspaper, a small-scale platform with a primary fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
as the editor of Abia Facts Newspaper, a small-scale platform with a primary focus on Abia State. Although he's based in Uyo, the capital of neighbouring Akwa Ibom State, Mr. Iroegbu spends his typical workday working the telephone and trawling... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FIFA Names Gabonese Referee for Algeria, Nigeria Gamefor the Russia 2018 World Cup. Chief Adebutu made the pledge immediately after
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
for the Russia 2018 World Cup. Chief Adebutu made the pledge immediately after Nigeria's 1-0 defeat of Zambia in Uyo on October 7, a victory that qualified the Super Eagles for the 2018 Coupe du Mundo. Presenting the cheque at the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FIFA Ranking - Super Eagles Move Up Three PlacesThe Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo. The Super Eagles of Nigeria made some marginal movement in the latest edition of the monthly FIFA rankings released on Monday by the World... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Akwa Utd Defeats Tornadoes to Win Maiden Aiteo Cuppocket the sponsor's N25million while Tornadoes got N10million. Gabriel Okechuk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
pocket the sponsor's N25million while Tornadoes got N10million. Gabriel Okechukwu scored the winning last spot kick for the Uyo team. Although Akwa United bagged the right to represent Nigeria at the next CAF Confederation Cup, the 2017 final of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Russia 2018 - It's Time for Nigeria to Punch Above Her Weighta fact that must not escape anyone if the Super Eagles are to make a proper fis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
a fact that must not escape anyone if the Super Eagles are to make a proper fist of things in Russia. Alex Iwobi's goal in Uyo neatly wrapped up a qualifying campaign that has seen Gernot Rohr's young charges exceed expectations. To qualify in a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Court Orders Forfeiture of N3.3 Billion Property Linked to Alison-Maduekegoing by interest from investors. Baru, who stated this at a two-day PENGASSAN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
going by interest from investors. Baru, who stated this at a two-day PENGASSAN's triennial retreat/synergy workshop in Uyo, said the state was well-positioned geographically to have a refinery. Meanwhile, the EFCC has begun probe of over N25.6... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Fashanu Warns Eagles to Expect Tough Opponents in Russiathe World Cup for the sixth time next summer after the 1-0 win over Zambia last
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
the World Cup for the sixth time next summer after the 1-0 win over Zambia last Saturday at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo to secure the sole ticket in Group B. "Right now we are back on track, but the hard work all starts for the Super Eagles... Read more
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African Football
Nigeria coach Rohr targets 2019 AFCON ticketGerman tactician recently guided the Super Eagles to the 2018 FIFA World Cup fi
African Football / Posted 6 days ago
German tactician recently guided the Super Eagles to the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals following a 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo, Nigeria last weekend. Rohr, who was appointed Nigeria head coach in August, 2016, is pleased to have led the West... Read more
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African Football
Zambian FA and Nyirenda lament attack on Ng’onga’s familyon Saturday. The incident followed the 1-0 Chipolopolo loss to the Super Eagle
African Football / Posted 6 days ago
on Saturday. The incident followed the 1-0 Chipolopolo loss to the Super Eagles in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Uyo. Meanwhile, FAZ spokesperson Desmond Katongo said the perpetrators were enemies of football and lamented the... Read more
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African Football
Angry fans pelt Alex Ngonga’s house with stonesforward's house in the copperbelt region was pelted with stones in aftermath of
African Football / Posted 7 days ago
forward's house in the copperbelt region was pelted with stones in aftermath of Chipolopolo's loss to the Super Eagles in Uyo. Defeat ended their hopes of reaching the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Namesake, Alex Iwobi, scored the only goal of the game as... Read more
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African Football
FAZ boss sheds light on disallowed goal against Nigeriathe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 7 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Football Association of Zambia president Andrew Kamanga has addressed the offside... Read more
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Bleacher Report
World Cup Power Rankings After Oct. 5-Oct. 10 Qualifiersdoing exactly that. Nigeria became the first nation from Africa to qualify for
Bleacher Report / Posted 7 days ago
doing exactly that. Nigeria became the first nation from Africa to qualify for Russia 2018 with a 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo. Alex Iwobi scored the goal that sealed the three points, and The Super Eagles have advanced with a game to spare. That... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Udom Redeems N65 Million Pledge to Akwa United PlayersUyo — At last, the Akwa Ibom State government has redeemed its pledge to Akwa U
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
Uyo — At last, the Akwa Ibom State government has redeemed its pledge to Akwa United players when they won the Federation Cup in 2015.Governor Udom Emmanuel had pledged to give cash reward to the 2015 winning team, but payment was, however, delayed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Will Do Our Best in Russia, Mikel Promises Nigeriansour very best." Nigeria will meet Algeria in their last qualifying game of the
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
our very best." Nigeria will meet Algeria in their last qualifying game of the series, but the result of the game will amount to nothing, as the Eagles have already sealed their passage to Russia through their 1-0 defeat of Zambia in Uyo on Saturd... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
World Cup Qualification - NFF Set to Hand Rohr New Deal2016, Rohr was given the key assignment of leading Nigeria to her sixth World C
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
2016, Rohr was given the key assignment of leading Nigeria to her sixth World Cup. That was achieved over the weekend in Uyo when the Super Eagles piped Zambia 1-0 to emerge as the first African country to seal their place in Russia. Rohr, 64,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NFF Shops for Top Friendly Matches for Eaglesat next summer's World Cup, with a 1-0 victory over the Chipolopolo of Zambia w
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
at next summer's World Cup, with a 1-0 victory over the Chipolopolo of Zambia weekend at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo. And aware of the tough challenges that await the team in the 32-nation global football fiesta, the Nigeria Football... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
East, South-South Will Speak With One Voice - Governorslead to better policing of the country in the interest of the citizenry. The F
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
lead to better policing of the country in the interest of the citizenry. The Forum also re-echoed their faith in one indivisible and indissoluble Nigeria, just as it is expected to re-convene in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Sunday November 2... Read more
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African Football
Nigeria must reach World Cup Last Eight – Seyi Olofinjanathe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 8 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix Ex-Nigerian international, Seyi Olofinjana has urged the Super Eagles to target... Read more
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African Football
2018 ticket a dream come true for Nigeria captainfinals as Group B winners. Mikel was instrumetal in helping the Super Eagles b
African Football / Posted 8 days ago
finals as Group B winners. Mikel was instrumetal in helping the Super Eagles beat Zambia 1-0 in a crucial Group B match in Uyo, Nigeria on Saturday and they became the first African side to qualify. “This is really a dream come true," Mikel told... Read more
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African Football
Thugs attack Ng’onga’s home after Zambia lose in Uyois reported that the attacks came after the Chipolopolo striker missed an oppor
African Football / Posted 8 days ago
is reported that the attacks came after the Chipolopolo striker missed an opportunity to score when they faced Nigeria in Uyo. According to the Lusaka Times website, police have confirmed launching investigations into the matter where the family... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Akwa United Beat Sunshine Stars Reach Aiteo Cup FinalHosts Akwa United Football Club of Uyo on Sunday defeated Sunshine Stars FC of
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
Hosts Akwa United Football Club of Uyo on Sunday defeated Sunshine Stars FC of Akure 3-1 at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in their AITEO Cup semi-final fixture. Akwa United won the second leg tie comfortably to go through into the final match on a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Eagles Get Adebutu's N50 Million As Rohr Turns Attention to World Cupthe avalanche of rewards that came with their qualification for the Russia 2018
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
the avalanche of rewards that came with their qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo. Nigeria defeated Zambia 1-0 to book its place in the 32-nation FIFA World Cup billed for Russia next June.Coming... Read more
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African Football
Pinnick: Nigeria’s Super Eagles won Group of Deaththe 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on
African Football / Posted 9 days ago
the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier football match between Nigeria and Zambia on 07 October 2017 at Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo, Nigeria ©Kabiru Abubakar/BackpagePix The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) leaders were ecstatic after the Super... Read more
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African Football
Zambia in hot water for fan behaviour in UyoChipolopolo fans displayed a banner in support of current president Edgar Lungu
African Football / Posted 9 days ago
Chipolopolo fans displayed a banner in support of current president Edgar Lungu during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier in Uyo. Coach Wedson Nyirenda's men lost 1-0 allowing the Super Eagles to book a spot at the global football tournament in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Onazi - We Will Surpass Past World Cup RecordUyo — Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is in Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is in dreamland fol
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Uyo — Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is in Midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is in dreamland following the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2018 FIFA World Cup at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium at the weekend. The former Lazio holding defender,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nobody Died in Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Says Commissionerfans were feared to have died following a stampede at one of the gates of the G
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
fans were feared to have died following a stampede at one of the gates of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo during the Nigeria versus Zambia World Cup qualifier last Saturday. Speaking in Uyo yesterday, the commissioner said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Monkey-Pox Spreads to Akwa Ibom, One Person Quarantinedannounced that the monkey-pox disease has spread to the state with one person c
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
announced that the monkey-pox disease has spread to the state with one person confirmed having the ailment. Speaking in Uyo, the state capital weekend, Commissioner for Health, Dr. Dominic Ukpong, said the affected person is presently being... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zambia/Nigeria: Nigeria vs Zambia Match - No One Died, At Least Six InjuredThe Police in Akwa Ibom State have stated that six persons were injured Saturda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
The Police in Akwa Ibom State have stated that six persons were injured Saturday in Uyo during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Zambia. The Nigeria Super Eagles defeated the Chipolopolo of Zambia 1-0 to become the first African... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah's penalty takes Egypt to 2018 World Cup in Russiathe only loss away to Uganda. Nigeria became the first African qualifiers Satu
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 9 days ago
the only loss away to Uganda. Nigeria became the first African qualifiers Saturday with a 1-0 Group B win over Zambia in Uyo thanks to a goal from another English Premier League player, Alex Iwobi of Arsenal. Tunisia or the Democratic Republic... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Scenes! Reds star’s heroics seal Egypt WC spotonly loss away to Uganda. Nigeria became the first African qualifiers on Satur
The Courier Mail / Posted 9 days ago
only loss away to Uganda. Nigeria became the first African qualifiers on Saturday with a 1-0 Group B win over Zambia in Uyo thanks to a goal from another English Premier League player, Alex Iwobi of Arsenal. Tunisia or the Democratic Republic... Read more
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News.com.au
Scenes as Reds star secures Egypt’s World Cup spotonly loss away to Uganda. Nigeria became the first African qualifiers on Satur
News.com.au / Posted 9 days ago
only loss away to Uganda. Nigeria became the first African qualifiers on Saturday with a 1-0 Group B win over Zambia in Uyo thanks to a goal from another English Premier League player, Alex Iwobi of Arsenal. Tunisia or the Democratic Republic... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Governor Okowa Hails Super Eagles Qualificationthe Super Eagles defeat the Zambian side in front of titillated home fans at th
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
the Super Eagles defeat the Zambian side in front of titillated home fans at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo to put the Eagles on an incontestible 13 points at the top of Group B. "Sports in Nigeria, particularly football remain... Read more
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Vavel
Analysis from Nigeria's 1-0 win against Zambiato work and improve on ahead of the World Cup The game against Cameroon in Yao
Vavel / Posted 10 days ago
to work and improve on ahead of the World Cup The game against Cameroon in Yaounde and the match against Zambia in Uyo really exposed some flaws in the team. And the technical crew need to get their act together to ensure a decent showing... Read more
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African Football
Gernot Rohr switches focus to Russiasealed their place at the global tournament. The West Africans booked their ti
African Football / Posted 10 days ago
sealed their place at the global tournament. The West Africans booked their ticket to Russia with a 1-0 win over Zambia in Uyo on Saturday evening. Arsenal's Alex Iwobi emerging off the bench to net what proved to be the winner. As a result,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Former President Jonathan Speak On Super Eagles' World Cup QualificationThe Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
The Super Eagles squad for the 2019 AFCON qualifying match against Bafana Bafana of South Africa, in Uyo on Saturday (10/6/17). Bafana Bafana won 2-0. 03147/10/6/2017/Chidi Ohalete/BJO/NAN Former President Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Football Remains the Greatest Unifier'the Super Eagles defeat the Chipolopolo of Zambia in front of excited home fans
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
the Super Eagles defeat the Chipolopolo of Zambia in front of excited home fans at the Akwa Ibom International Stadium, Uyo. He noted that the victory put Nigeria on an unassailable 13 points at the top of Group B and charged Nigerians to take... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Are the Super Eagles Back to Winning WaysOn October 7, 2017, the Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Chipolopolos of Za
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
On October 7, 2017, the Super Eagles of Nigeria defeated the Chipolopolos of Zambia by 1-0 at the Uyo Stadium in Akwa Ibom. Alex Iwobi's second half goal sealed Nigeria's qualification to the 2018 world cup in Russia and dashed the Zambian team's... Read more
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FIFA
Iwobi following in uncle Jay Jay's footstepsten minutes before he arrived at just the right time to stroke home Abdullahi S
FIFA / Posted 10 days ago
ten minutes before he arrived at just the right time to stroke home Abdullahi Shehu’s cutback from the right wing. The Uyo crowd were sent into delirium, much like the Lagos faithful were in July 1993 – three years before Iwobi was even born –... Read more
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dna
World Cup 2018: Nigeria first African country to qualify for Russiacome from the five group winners. Iwobi netted with a neat finish inside the b
dna / Posted 10 days ago
come from the five group winners. Iwobi netted with a neat finish inside the box in the 73rd minute of an open contest in Uyo after both Wilfred Ndidi and Moses Simon had squandered earlier chances. Zambia were the only country still capable of... Read more
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The Hindu
Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2019 World Cupcome from the five group winners. Iwobi netted with a neat finish inside the b
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
come from the five group winners. Iwobi netted with a neat finish inside the box in the 73rd minute of an open contest in Uyo after both Wilfred Ndidi and Moses Simon had squandered earlier chances. Zambia were the only country still capable of... Read more
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Reuters Sports News
Nigeria first African country to qualify for 2018 soccer World Cupcome from the five group winners. Iwobi netted with a neat finish inside the b
Reuters Sports News / Posted 10 days ago
come from the five group winners. Iwobi netted with a neat finish inside the box in the 73rd minute of an open contest in Uyo after both Wilfred Ndidi and Moses Simon had squandered earlier chances. Zambia were the only country still capable of... Read more
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Who Ate All The Pies
World Cup Qualifying: Arsenal's Alex Iwobi Fires Nigeria To Russia After 1-0 Win Over Zambia (Nigeria became the first African side to book their place in next summer’s Worl
Who Ate All The Pies / Posted 11 days ago
Nigeria became the first African side to book their place in next summer’s World Cup finals after a narrow 1-0 win in Uyo on Saturday. Alex Iwobi was the match-winner for the Super Eagles, with the Arsenal man coming off the bench to score in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Cases - High Court Judges Redeployedthe following: S. Saidu from Port Harcourt to Lagos; B.B. Aliyu from Yola to Po
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
the following: S. Saidu from Port Harcourt to Lagos; B.B. Aliyu from Yola to Port Harcourt; I. M. Sani from Lokoja to Uyo; I. L. Ojukwu from Uyo to Abuja; D. U. Okoronkwo from Ekiti to Lokoja; Agamah from Port Harcourt to Ekiti;... Read more
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African Football
Cameroon beat Algeria in Group B dead-rubbercusp of full-time, as he found the back of the net a minute after emerging off
African Football / Posted 11 days ago
cusp of full-time, as he found the back of the net a minute after emerging off the bench in place of French-based Njié. In Uyo, Nigeria confirmed their place at next year's showpiece in Russia following a 1-0 win over Zambia. Arsenal forward Alex... Read more
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