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Tunde Onakoya aims for 58-hour Guinness World Record Marathon

April 17, 2024

  Nigerian chess maestro Tunde Onakoya aims to shatter the Guinness World Record for the longest chess marathon, driven by a mission to empower African children with limited educational opportunities. Revealed through his X handle, Onakoya plans to engage in a remarkable feat: playing chess uninterrupted and undefeated for a staggering 58 hours. Read more … Continue reading Tunde Onakoya aims for 58-hour Guinness World Record Marathon

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Victor Okoh Boniface Inspires Bayer Leverkusen to First Bundesliga Title

April 14, 2024

Victor Okoh Boniface has inspired Bayer Leverkusen to the Bundesliga title. Bayer Leverkusen clinched the German Bundesliga title after defeating SV Werder Bremen by five ‘unreplied’ goals at the BayArena. For the first time in their Bundesliga history, the city of Leverkusen and its club side, Bayer, now have a cause to celebrate. Read more … Continue reading Victor Okoh Boniface Inspires Bayer Leverkusen to First Bundesliga Title

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Video of The Week: Tunde Onakoya Defeats 10 Opponents Simultaneously 

April 11, 2024

  Tunde Onakoya, during the DLD conference, played and won a simultaneous chess match against 10 players, which lasted nearly two hours. This chess exhibition raised enough funds to support the education of 100 children in his academy. Read more about Sports Among his opponents was a former Bulgarian foreign minister and UN Security Council … Continue reading Video of The Week: Tunde Onakoya Defeats 10 Opponents Simultaneously 

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Tobi Amusan Dominates the African Games in Accra

March 23, 2024

Oluwastobiloba Amusan has been in blistering form since the turn of the 2024 athletics season. In January, she broke Gloria Anozie’s 25-year-old record with a time of 7.77 seconds at the Astana Indoor Meet in Kazakhstan. Tobi Amusan, at the New Balance Indoor Grand Prix in Boston, on the 5th of February, broke the African … Continue reading Tobi Amusan Dominates the African Games in Accra

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SPORTS

Anthony Joshua KO’s Francis Ngannou

March 9, 2024

  In a remarkable display of power and skill, British-Nigerian boxer Anthony Joshua asserted his dominance in the heavyweight division, securing a stunning second-round knockout victory over UFC champion Francis Ngannou in Saudi Arabia. Read more about Sports The 34-year-old Joshua wasted no time in making his presence felt, sending Ngannou to the canvas in … Continue reading Anthony Joshua KO’s Francis Ngannou

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A Unified Nigeria: AFCON 2024 Sparks National Unity

February 9, 2024

In a diverse Nigeria, unity has often been considered a lofty aspiration, given the myriad factors that could potentially divide its people. However, the ongoing 2024 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) has emerged as a powerful testament to the fact that unity is not only achievable but can thrive amid the most diverse circumstances. Read … Continue reading A Unified Nigeria: AFCON 2024 Sparks National Unity

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Super Eagles: The Road to A Possible AFCON 2024 Glory

February 7, 2024

  Nigeria’s national football team also referred to as the Super Eagles, has a rich history full of noteworthy accomplishments both on the continent and internationally. The Super Eagles’ journey from humble beginnings to becoming a football powerhouse is characterized by victories, life-changing experiences, and an enduring legacy. \Read more about Sports Nigeria won her … Continue reading Super Eagles: The Road to A Possible AFCON 2024 Glory

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Super Eagles Secure Semi-Final Spot: AFCON 2024

February 2, 2024

  In a thrilling encounter at the ongoing AFCON 2024 tournament in Cote d’Ivoire, the Super Eagles of Nigeria clinched a spot in the semi-finals by defeating the Palancas Negras of Angola with a lone goal. Read more about Sports Lookman Shines When It Matters Amidst high expectations from fans both at home and across … Continue reading Super Eagles Secure Semi-Final Spot: AFCON 2024

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Super Eagles of Nigeria Soar Past Cameroon

January 27, 2024

  In a highly anticipated clash at the AFCON 2024 round of 16, the Super Eagles of Nigeria emerged victorious against the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon, securing a spot in the quarter-final of the tournament. Read more about Sports The day’s hero for Nigeria was Ademola Lookman, whose remarkable brace proved to be the decisive … Continue reading Super Eagles of Nigeria Soar Past Cameroon

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A Football Rivalry Rekindled: Nigeria vs. Cameroon

January 27, 2024

  As the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) enters its knockout stages, one fixture that stands out in the Round of 16 is the historic clash between football powerhouses Nigeria vs. Cameroon today, the 27th of January 2024. The two nations, with a rich footballing legacy, are set to renew their age-old rivalry on … Continue reading A Football Rivalry Rekindled: Nigeria vs. Cameroon

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Top 10 Sporting Individuals of the Year

December 19, 2023

  As we bid farewell to 2023, a year filled with challenges and triumphs, let’s take a moment to celebrate the remarkable achievements of some of Nigeria’s brightest sporting individuals across various sports. From the world of football to athletics, and basketball, these individuals have left an indelible mark on the global stage. Read more … Continue reading Top 10 Sporting Individuals of the Year

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Nigeria Shines Bright at the 2023 CAF Awards

December 11, 2023

  In a triumphant night for Nigerian football at the 2023 CAF Awards, the nation secured four prestigious victories, marking a momentous end to the footballing year. Read more about Sports 1. Best Female National Team Award The Nigerian female national team, Super Falcons, celebrated a well-deserved victory, clinching the Best Female National Team award, … Continue reading Nigeria Shines Bright at the 2023 CAF Awards

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Victor Osimhen Clinches CAF Player of the Year 2023 Award

December 11, 2023

  In a stellar triumph, Super Eagles and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen, has secured the prestigious CAF Player of the Year award for 2023. The Napoli star emerged victorious in a highly competitive field, surpassing the likes of Mohammed Salah of Egypt and Moroccan Achraf Hakimi to claim the coveted award. Read more about Sports … Continue reading Victor Osimhen Clinches CAF Player of the Year 2023 Award

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Oshoala Secures Sixth CAF Female Player of the Year Award

December 11, 2023

  In a remarkable achievement, Super Falcons and Barcelona prolific forward, Asisat Oshoala, has once again been crowned the CAF Female Player of the Year for 2023. This marks her incredible sixth win, further solidifying her status as the greatest female footballer in the history of African football. Read more about Sports Oshoala’s illustrious journey … Continue reading Oshoala Secures Sixth CAF Female Player of the Year Award

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Chiamaka Nnadozie Clinches CAF Goalkeeper of the Year Award

December 11, 2023

  In a resounding recognition of her exceptional talent and remarkable performances, the talented Super Falcons and Paris FC goalkeeper, Chiamaka Nnadozie, has been honoured with the prestigious CAF Goalkeeper of the Year award. Read more about Sports Chiamaka’s prowess between the goalposts played a pivotal role in the success of the Super Falcons during … Continue reading Chiamaka Nnadozie Clinches CAF Goalkeeper of the Year Award

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Victor Osimhen Wins Serie A Player of the Year Award

December 5, 2023

Napoli’s Victor Osimhen was honoured with the Italian Footballers’ Association Footballer of the Year award for his exceptional performance with the Neopolitans in the last season. The Monday night ceremony also recognized outstanding achievements, such as Team of the Year, Coach of the Year, Club of the Year, and Goal of the Season. Read more … Continue reading Victor Osimhen Wins Serie A Player of the Year Award

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Tobi Amusan Cleared for World Athletics Championship

August 18, 2023

In a recent turn of events, Nigerian track and field sensation Tobi Amusan has been given the green light to compete at the highly anticipated 2023 World Athletics Championship in Budapest, Hungary. The decision comes after a thorough investigation by World Athletics (WA) that found her not guilty of doping offences, effectively putting an end … Continue reading Tobi Amusan Cleared for World Athletics Championship

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Rena Wakama: First Woman to Win the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket

August 5, 2023

  In a historic triumph that reverberates through the annals of sports, Coach Rena Wakama has etched her name in gold as the first female coach to guide a team to victory since the inception of the AfroBasket Women’s competition in 1966. Rena Wakama went into the 2023 Afrobasket Women tournament as the only woman … Continue reading Rena Wakama: First Woman to Win the FIBA Women’s AfroBasket

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D’tigress Claim Fourth Consecutive FIBA Women’s AfroBasket Title

August 5, 2023

  The D’tigress of Nigeria emerged victorious in the 2023 FIBA Women’s AfroBasket Final held at the BK Arena in Kigali, Rwanda, defeating the host team Senegal with a score of 84 – 74 points. Read more about Sports The D’tigress made a strong start to the game, securing a 19 – 10 point lead … Continue reading D’tigress Claim Fourth Consecutive FIBA Women’s AfroBasket Title

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Super Falcons Secure Round of 16 Spot

July 31, 2023

  The Super Falcons of Nigeria have secured their place in the round of 16 of the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia/New Zealand after a goalless draw against the Republic of Ireland on Monday, July 31st, 2023. Read more about Sports Needing only a draw to advance to the next stage, the Falcons … Continue reading Super Falcons Secure Round of 16 Spot

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Asisat Oshoala Makes History at the FIFA Women’s World Cup

July 27, 2023

  In a thrilling encounter at the FIFA Women’s World Cup, the Super Falcons of Nigeria showcased their prowess and determination by securing a hard-fought victory against host nation Australia. Amidst the celebratory atmosphere, one name shone brightly – Asisat Oshoala, the Super Sub, who etched her name in history as the first African player … Continue reading Asisat Oshoala Makes History at the FIFA Women’s World Cup

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Super Falcons Triumph Over Australia in Thrilling Encounter

July 27, 2023

  In a thrilling and action-packed encounter, the Super Falcons of Nigeria displayed their resilience and determination as they secured a remarkable victory against the host, Australia, in the second round of group-stage games. After an impressive draw against Canada in their opening match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023, the Falcons gave their … Continue reading Super Falcons Triumph Over Australia in Thrilling Encounter

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Enyimba International Secures 9th NPFL Title

June 12, 2023

In a highly anticipated showdown, Enyimba International Football Club of Aba emerged victorious as they secured their 9th Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) title. The intense clash took place during the Super Six tournament, where Enyimba faced off against formidable rivals Rivers United in a captivating 1-1 draw that left fans on the edge of … Continue reading Enyimba International Secures 9th NPFL Title

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Victor Osimhen Guides Napoli to Scudetto title

May 4, 2023

  Nigerian footballer Victor Osimhen has achieved a major accomplishment in his career by winning the scudetto with Napoli. The Scudetto is the top-flight professional football league in Italy. Read more about Sports Today, May 4th, 2023, on matchday 33, Napoli clinched the 2022/23 Serie A title with a hard-fought 1-1 draw against Udinese. This … Continue reading Victor Osimhen Guides Napoli to Scudetto title

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BUSINESS SPORTS

The Achraf Hakimi Partnership: 3 Lessons To Learn on The Importance of Setting Up Structures

April 17, 2023

  Over the weekend, the internet went agog with the story of Achraf Hakimi, 24 years old Moroccan professional footballer, who’s married to Hiba Abouk, his 36 years old Tunisian wife. Read more about Business The Paris Saint-Germain full-back, Achraf Hakimi has a reported net worth of $24 million and 80 per cent of which … Continue reading The Achraf Hakimi Partnership: 3 Lessons To Learn on The Importance of Setting Up Structures

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NBA All-Star Weekend Features Burna Boy, Tems and Rema

February 16, 2023

  The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that the NBA ALL-Star Weekend will be starring an Afrobeats-themed performance. Three Nigerian superstars – GRAMMY Award-winning singer, Burna Boy, and 2023 GRAMMY Award-winning and Oscar-nominated singer, Tems, and Rema – will headline the 2023 NBA All-Star Game halftime show. Following the performance, the NBA family will … Continue reading NBA All-Star Weekend Features Burna Boy, Tems and Rema

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How Nigerians Should Remember the Late Pele

December 30, 2022

  Edson Arantes do Nascimento, known mononymously as Pelé, is dead. The Brazilian football legend and three-time World Cup winner died at age 82 on this day, the 29th of December 2022. Read more about Sports Pele had been treated for colon cancer, following surgery to remove a tumour in September 2021, and had required … Continue reading How Nigerians Should Remember the Late Pele

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Team Nigeria Wins 13 Medals As Folashade And Chiemerie Break World Records

August 6, 2022

Nigeria occupies the 8th spot on the medals table. Nigeria’s medal haul in the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, United Kingdom, increased to 13 on Thursday, August 4, 2022, after Team Nigeria added four medals. Three out of the four medals were won in Para Powerlifting while one medal came from Women’s Discus Throw. … Continue reading Team Nigeria Wins 13 Medals As Folashade And Chiemerie Break World Records

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Ajibade And Ohale Make WAFCON 2022 Tournament XI

July 27, 2022

The Spanish-based stars were outstanding in Nigeria’s campaign at the continental showpiece. Read more about Sports Nigerian national women’s football team stars, Rasheedat Ajibade and Osinachi Ohale, have been named in the 2022 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations (WAFCON) Best XI. The duo was instrumental to Nigeria’s campaign at the tournament which saw them qualify … Continue reading Ajibade And Ohale Make WAFCON 2022 Tournament XI

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Four Nigerian Women That Made Sporting History In One Week

July 26, 2022

In the space of one week, four Nigerian women have achieved feats that brought some form of respite to the nation in the midst of a tension-ridden political climate. Read more about Sports Asisat Oshoala set the ball rolling on the 21st of June, 2021 when she won the African Player of the year; her … Continue reading Four Nigerian Women That Made Sporting History In One Week

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