Nwankwo Kanu loses £11,000 at Moscow airport during visit for pre-World Cup friendly game

FORMER Super Eagles skipper Nwankwo Kanu has just had $11,000 stolen from his suitcase at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport as he arrived in Russia to play in a pre-World Cup friendly match organised by Fifa.

 

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Minor changes in Eagles squad numbers as Ndidi gets to take jersey number four from Omeruo

SUPER Eagles team handlers have reallocated jersey numbers to the players going to the World Cup after head coach Gernot Rohr released his list of 23 with one major change being that Wilfred Ndidi will not wear the number four shirt.

 

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Nigeria's World Cup squad of 23 players who are going to Russia 2018

Nigeria's World Cup squad

Goalkeepers

Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Enyimba, Nigeria) - 16

Daniel Akpeyi (Chippa United, South Africa) - 1

Francis Uzoho (Deportivo La Coruna, Spain) - 23

Defenders

William Troost-Ekong (Bursaspor, Turkey) - 5

Leon Balogun (Brighton, England) - 6

Kenneth Omeruo (Chelsea, England) - 4

Bryan Idowu (Amkar Perm, Russia) - 2

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Rohr to drop two players today after being relatively satisfied with play despite 1-2 loss to England

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is to axe two players from his squad today after having decided on who will be his final World Cup 23 after yesterday's friendly against England that saw his team lose 1-2 at Wembley.

 

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Nigerian Army troops intercept 300,000 live cartridges smuggled in from Benin Republic

SOLDIERS from the 35 Artillery Brigade of the Nigerian Army have intercepted three trucks loaded with over 300,000 live cartridges used for pump action riffles in the Igbogila Balogun area of Owode Ibese in Ogun State.

 

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Saraki hands $50,000 cash gift to Super Eagles ahead of tomorrow's game against England

SENATE president Senator Bukola Saraki has presented the Super Eagles with a cash gift of $50,000 ahead of tomorrow game against England at Wembley Stadium as part of the ongoing drive to motive the players.

 

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Lagos businessman Ebuka Eze remanded in custody after raping 16-year old Facebook friend

LAGOS businessman Ebuka Eze has been remanded in custody at the Kirikiri Maximum Security Prison by an Ikeja Magistrates Court after he was accused of raping a 16-year old Facebook friend.

 

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Buhari tells youths to suspend running for president until after his tenure as he signs new bill into law

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians youths not to capitalise on the Not Too Young To Run bill he signed into law yesterday immediately urging them to wait until the end of his tenure before aspiring for leadership.

 

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Buhari tells youths to suspend running for president until after his tenure as he signs new bill into law

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians youths not to capitalise on the Not Too Young To Run bill he signed into law yesterday immediately urging them to wait until the end of his tenure before aspiring for leadership.

 

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Leicester City's Wilfred Ndidi ruled out of tomorrow's friendly against England at Wembley

LEICESTER City's Wilfred Ndidi will miss out on Nigeria's friendly clash with England at Wembley tomorrow as team handlers are still keeping him under wraps to enable him fully recover from a recent hamstring injury.

 

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