By Uchenna Iyoke

After being handed the role of head coach/technical adviser at Kano Pillars on a permanent basis following a mid-table finish in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) last season, Ibrahim Musa is confident of building a successful tenure.

Kadiri Ikhana and Mohammed Baba Ganaru are already cult heroes with Kano Pillars faithful and Musa who has been in the background since 1996 with different coaches at the club now feels he can build on previous achievements of the club and start his own reign.

Read more: Ibrahim Musa keen to build his dynasty at Kano Pillars  

By George Akpayen

Akwa United have won this year's AITEO Cup following their 3-2 win over Niger Tornadoes at the Agege Stadium in Lagos on Sunday night.

The Promise Keepers were tagged favourites to lift the Cup by pundits who believe they play the most beautiful brand of football in the country.

Read more: Akwa Utd defeat Tornadoes to win AITEO Cup  

By George Akpayen

Akwa United and Niger Tornadoes will go toe to toe for the third time this season but when they meet on Sunday, it will be one of the most important games for them this season as they aim to win the AITEO Cup.

Their previous meetings this season have been in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) over two games. When they first met in March this year, Tornadoes won 1-0 through Ifeanyi Okoye's goal from the spot kick and at that time, Abdu Maikaba was still struggling to get to grips with life in his new role as Akwa United head coach at the time.

Read more: Akwa Utd, Tornadoes braced for AITEO Cup showpiece game  

By George Akpayen

Akwa United head coach Abdu Maikaba has spoken of how dangerous their opponents Niger Tornadoes could be when the two Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clubs meet in Sunday's AITEO Cup final at the Agege Stadium in Lagos.

Maikaba explained that Niger Tornadoes should be considered "a very dangerous and strong opposition" after they dispatched the Cup holders FC Ifeanyiubah and NPFL champions Plateau United in the semi-finals and quarter-finals respectively.

Read more: Maikaba wary of dangerous Tornadoes ahead AITEO Cup final  

•With Over N1 billion jackpot

AfroMillionsLotto, the Nigerian Professional Football League’s (NPFL) exciting new lotto, goes live TODAY – allowing people to buy their online tickets for the first big jackpot draw, which will take place on Wednesday 18th October.

Starting at N1 billion, the www.afromillionslotto.com twice-weekly draw features bigger jackpots than all the lotteries in Nigeria combined. What’s more, it will also be the largest jackpot on offer anywhere in Africa. And if the jackpot rolls over because there are no winners, it increases by N100 million with each draw until it reaches a maximum of over N2 billion.

Winners of the jackpot could afford one of the most expensive homes on sale in Nigeria, the wedding of their dreams, a chrome-plated Ferrari and still have money left over!

Another huge benefit of buying your ticket on-line with AfroMillionsLotto is the fact you’ll receive an alert via email if you’ve won. Millions of cash prizes go unclaimed every year as people forget to check whether they have a winning ticket.

The website also offers nine, ‘Candy Crush’ style, Instant Win games, which can be played for fun or to win cash prizes of up to N12 million!

Read more: NPFL-AfroMillionsLotto goes live  

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