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Tokyo 2020 Basketball: Nigeria's D'Tigers Lose Group B Opener Against Australia

By Izuchukwu Okosi Nigeria's male national basketball team D'Tigers on Sunday dunked off their 2020 Olympic Games medal chase on a losing note at the Saitama Super Arena against Australia 84-67 in their Group B opener. Nigeria started brightly and had the first four baskets of the tense game but the Aussies rallied to bounce back and keep the game a close one.

  10 months ago ago
Tokyo 2020 Basketball: Nigeria's D'Tigers Lose Group B Opener Against Australia

ENTERTAINMENT

Two Interesting Foreign Drama Series That Nigerian Telenovela Fans Will Love To See Again

There has been some fantastic telenovelas that have been on our television in recent years which ardent Nigerian watchers will not mind to see again.

  1 year ago ago
Two Interesting Foreign Drama Series That Nigerian Telenovela Fans Will Love To See Again

ENTERTAINMENT

Big Brother Season 6 Housemates Complete As 11 Female Contestants Receive 'Cold Reception' Sunday

By Izuchukwu Okosi The 22 housemates to jostle for the 90 million naira worth of prizes in the Season 6 of the Big Brother Naija Show were complete on Sunday evening after 11 female housemates were introduced by the host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu. There was an interesting incident in the house as the male housemates who were introduced on Saturday, acting on the idea by one of them, Whitemoney, elected to give the ladies a feigned, cold treatment which initially gave the incoming housemates some jitters.

  10 months ago ago
Big Brother Season 6 Housemates Complete As 11 Female Contestants Receive 'Cold Reception' Sunday

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Ndidi, Ajayi And Five Other EPL Players Arsenal Can Reinforce Their Team With Next Season

Arsenal on Friday night at the Emirates stadium were defeated 1-0 by Everton who achieved a double over the Gunners for the first time since 2005 in the clubs' 200th meeting in the Premier League.Opera News' Izuchukwu Okosi runs the rule on seven Premier League players in defence and midfield where it seems the team need good additions ahead of the 2021/2022 season.

  1 year ago ago
Ndidi, Ajayi And Five Other EPL Players Arsenal Can Reinforce Their Team With Next Season

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How Players of Nigerian Descent Fared For Their European Nations In World Cup Qualifiers

Some players of Nigerian heritage who have changed allegiance to other countries were in action in the first round of qualifiers in Europe in the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.Opera News' Izuchukwu Okosi presents these players who took to the field on Wednesday and Thursday.

  1 year ago ago
How Players of Nigerian Descent Fared For Their European Nations In World Cup Qualifiers

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New Kids On The Block: Four Players Likely To Get Super Eagles Invitations Post-AFCON Qualifiers

The Super Eagles will face Benin Republic and Lesotho in their last fixtures of the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.The regulars were invited for these games but there were sprinkle of few new faces in the team.

  1 year ago ago
New Kids On The Block: Four Players Likely To Get Super Eagles Invitations Post-AFCON Qualifiers

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Above Average: Osimhen, Onyekuru, Sanusi, Onuachu Impressive In Eagles Win Over Benin

Nigeria's Super Eagles confirmed leadership of Group L in their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign with a 1-0 win over Benin Republic on Saturday evening irrespective of what happens on Tuesday against Lesotho.Opera News' Izuchukwu Okosi rates the performance of the players.

  1 year ago ago
Above Average: Osimhen, Onyekuru, Sanusi, Onuachu Impressive In Eagles Win Over Benin

ENTERTAINMENT

'Foreign' Actors of Nigerian Descent Fans Will Want To See In Nollywood Movies After Ejiofor, Kazim

There have been some Nigerian born US and UK actors that have graced some of Nigerian movie jackets.

  1 year ago ago
'Foreign' Actors of Nigerian Descent Fans Will Want To See In Nollywood Movies After Ejiofor, Kazim

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Three Top Football Loving Nigerian Governors Or Their Deputies

The Super Eagles have had their games hosted by some Nigerian cities and it is widely believed that such hosting had to do with the interest and love of the host governor.

  1 year ago ago
Three Top Football Loving Nigerian Governors Or Their Deputies

SOCIETY

Lagos Police Spokesperson Assures Of Investigation Into Okada Riders, Road Transport Workers Fracas

By Izuchukwu Okosi  Lagos State Police spokesperson Adejobi Olumuyiwa Monday afternoon assured that normalcy has returned to the troubled Iyana Iba area of Lagos near the Lagos State University where members of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and motorcycles riders popularly known as Okada riders clashed earlier in the day over the steep charges by the road transport workers.

  1 year ago ago
Lagos Police Spokesperson Assures Of Investigation Into Okada Riders, Road Transport Workers Fracas

ENTERTAINMENT

Ebuka Introduces 11 Male Housemates For Season 6 Of Big Brother Naija Show

By Izuchukwu Okosi A total of 11 male housemates were introduced by host Ebuka Saturday evening as the season 6 of the Big Brother Naija reality television show started. The lucky winner of this season's show will win 90 million naira worth of prizes and as confirmed by the organisers prior to the launch of the show, Saturday turned out to be day one of the launch of the show as the male housemates were known by fans who will be rooting for them.

  10 months ago ago
Ebuka Introduces 11 Male Housemates For Season 6 Of Big Brother Naija Show

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Three Benin Republic Players To Watch In Afcon Qualifier Against Nigeria Today

The Super Eagles are ready to take on the Squirrels of Benin Republic in one of their two remaining games in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

  1 year ago ago
Three Benin Republic Players To Watch In Afcon Qualifier Against Nigeria Today

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Gundogan, De Bruyne, Chiellini Impress In European Best XI In First Round Of World Cup Qualifiers

The first round of qualifiers in the FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifiers across Europe took place on Wednesday and Thursday with Friday observed as rest day.The second round of qualifiers continues on Saturday and Sunday.

  1 year ago ago
Gundogan, De Bruyne, Chiellini Impress In European Best XI In First Round Of World Cup Qualifiers

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Four Takeaways From Benin Versus Nigeria Match In AFCON Qualifier

Nigeria's flag will be hoisted at the next Africa Cup of Nations to be hosted by Cameroon in January 2022.The Super Eagles booked their ticket to the biannual tournament courtesy of a 1-0 win over Benin Republic on Saturday evening.

  1 year ago ago
Four Takeaways From Benin Versus Nigeria Match In AFCON Qualifier

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Four Big Games To Watch In Europe's World Cup Qualifiers This Weekend

The second round of qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar resumes this weekend.A total of 25 matches will be played on Saturday and Sunday evenings but for some special reasons, there are four matches out of the lot that fans should watch out for.

  1 year ago ago
Four Big Games To Watch In Europe's World Cup Qualifiers This Weekend

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Four Takeaways From Super Eagles' 2021 Afcon Qualifiers

The Super Eagles claimed their ticket to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations that will hold in January 2022 no thanks to the effect of the Coronavirus.On Tuesday the team defeated Lesotho 3-0 to finish the Group L on 13 points which was commendable.

  1 year ago ago
Four Takeaways From Super Eagles' 2021 Afcon Qualifiers

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Top Three Super Eagles Players During The 2021 Afcon Qualifiers

The 2021 Afcon qualifies for Nigeria came to an end on Tuesday on a wonderful note with the 3-0 win over Lesotho.Izuchukwu Okosi rates the top three performers for the Super Eagles in the campaign.1.

  1 year ago ago
Top Three Super Eagles Players During The 2021 Afcon Qualifiers

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Kane, Zlatan, Depay Make European Team of Round 2 In World Cup Qualifiers

Opera News' Izuchukwu Okosi presents the outstanding eleven players who shone in round 2 of the World Cup qualification campaign across Europe between Saturday and Sunday.

  1 year ago ago
Kane, Zlatan, Depay Make European Team of Round 2 In World Cup Qualifiers

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European Team of Round 3 In World Cup Qualifiers

The international break for the 2020/2021 season is over and as usual there were players that impressed during Tuesday and Wednesday matches.Izuchukwu Okosi presents the players deemed to have merited their places in the team of the round in a 3-4-3 formation.

  1 year ago ago
European Team of Round 3 In World Cup Qualifiers

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Ebuehi, Noble Hopeful Of Playing Against Lesotho Today

By Izuchukwu Okosi Super Eagles duo of Tyrone Ebuehi and John Noble are looking forward to being part of the team to feature in Tuesday's last 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers at the Teslim Balogun Stadium.

  1 year ago ago
Ebuehi, Noble Hopeful Of Playing Against Lesotho Today