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Walter Igboanu

Walter is a spirited Nigerian seeking to make a mark on the country's socio-political climate through his writings. He has a keen interest in sports, crime, and other human interest stories.

204 POSTS

  • FIFA Urged To Ban Staging Of League Games In Other Countries

    2 years ago

      World's football governing body, FIFA, has been implored by its Stakeholders Committee to formally prevent leagues from holding official league matches outside of their home territories, with La Liga's plan to hold a ...

  • Coronavirus: Newcastle United Ban Players' Handshakes

    2 years ago

      English premier league side, Newcastle United, have banned players from engaging in handshakes around the club in a bid to curb the spread of the raging coronavirus. The epidemic that originated in China has resulted in mo...

  • Europa League Draw: Man U Face LASK, Inter Tackle Getafe

    2 years ago

      The Europa League last-16 draw has been made with Manchester United paired with Austrian side, LASK, and Wolves facing the biggest victor of the round-of-32 stage, Olympiacos.  Meanwhile, Inter are rewarded for their doubl...

  • NBA Fines Timberwolves $25000 For Resting Player

    2 years ago

      The NBA, on Thursday, fined the Minnesota Timberwolves $25,000 for not adhering to the league's player resting policy which was put in place in 2017 and clarified in November. The violation occurred when basketball tea...

  • Italian Footballer Tests Positive For Coronavirus

    2 years ago

      Italian third division club US Pianese has had one of its players test positive for coronavirus, becoming the first footballer in Europe to test positive for the virus. The 22-year-old unnamed player felt unwell on Sa...

  • Aubameyang Left Deflated By Arsenal's Europa League Ouster

    2 years ago

    Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was left devastated after his missed opportunity at the death of the Gunners' lost to Olympiakos in the Europa League round-of-32 on Thursday decreased by a high margin their chan...

  • Coronavirus: Five Serie A Games To Be Played Behind Closed Doors

    2 years ago

      The Italian Serie A organizing body has revealed that five matches will take place behind closed doors at the weekend as a result of the coronavirus outbreak in the country, including the top-of-the-table clash between J...

  • Arsenal Crash Out Of Europa League, United Sail Through

    2 years ago

      Arsenal were thrown out of the Europa League yesterday as Youssef El-Arabi's late strike in extra-time secured a mind-blowing 2-1 victory for Olympiacos to seal the Greek side's progression to the last 16 courtesy of the a...

  • Nigeria Records First Coronavirus Case In Lagos

    2 years ago

      Nigeria, and Lagos State has recorded its first Ccronavirus case (COVID-19) in the country since the disease broke out in China in January 2020. This was contained in a statement released Friday morning by the state Commissione...

  • UCL Round-Of-Sixteen: Man City, Lyon Grab Stunning Victories

    2 years ago

    Manchester City completed an enthralling comeback at the Santiago Bernabeu to stun Real Madrid with a Gabriel Jesus header and Kevin De Bruyne penalty sealing a 2-1 victory for the English team in the first leg of their Champions League las...

  • Nigerian Soldier Kills 4 Colleagues, Injures Others In Borno

    2 years ago

      A  Nigerian Army corporal engaged in the fight against insurgency in the North-East has shot and killed four of his colleagues while injuring two more. The acting Director, Army Public Relations, Col Sagir Musa,  reve...

  • Maria Sharapova Retires From Professional Tennis

    2 years ago

      Five-time Tennis Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova has announced her retirement from the sport. "Tennis -- I'm saying goodbye," she wrote in an essay that appeared Wednesday in Vogue and Vanity Fair. Sharapov...

  • Tokyo '20 Olympics To Go Ahead Despite Coronavirus Fears

    2 years ago

      Organisers of The Tokyo 2020 Olympics have insisted that the competition will go as plan despite calls made by the Japanese government for major events in the coming weeks to be postponed or cancelled amid coronavir...

  • UCL Ban: Court Of Arbitration For Sports Confirms City Appeal

    2 years ago

      The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed that they have received an appeal from reigning Premier League champions, Manchester City, as the English team tries to overturn a two-season Champions League ban In...

  • #WednesdayThrills: Women Marginalization & Devaluation: What Next?

    2 years ago

    Women's right continues to experience high rates of abuse across civilizations, even in countries that present themselves as 'saner climes'. Ranging from Saudi Arabia where women are restricted from traveling, are made to c...