U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday he will send about 1,500 American troops to the Middle East, mostly as a protective measure, amid heightened tensions with Iran.
Power forward Desire Oparanozie and defender Onome Ebi top the list of 23 players who will dorn Nigeria’s colours at the 8th FIFA Women’s World Cup finals in France, as Head Coach Thomas Dennerby released Nigeria’s final squad in Austria on Friday.
Akwa United’s Mfon Udoh has tipped his previous club, Enyimba, Lobi Stars and FC IfeanyiUbah to pick the three available playoff spots but reckoned that the Promise Keepers will emerge as the league champions.
Nigeria’s Flying Eagles produced a dominant performance to thrash Qatar 4-0 in their first Group D match at the U-20 World Cup holding in Poland.
Serena Williams, a three-time French Open champion who has a 28-4 record on the red clay of Roland Garros, could be dangerous if she is pain free and can get off to a good start.
Super Eagles winger Samuel Chukwueze included La Liga best young talents for the 2018-2019 season.
Veteran Ghanaian coach Joseph Emmanuel 'JE' Sarpong wants Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan to offer an apology to national team boss James Kwasi Appiah after rescinding a decision to retire from international duty.
FIFA, the international football governing body, has banned South Sudanese official Chabur Goc Alei for 10 years for corruption, the organisation said on Friday.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi is determined to come back stronger from injury-induced setback for his Turkish club Trabzonspor next season and help them fight for the league title.
Lionel Messi has defended Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde for the defeat against Liverpool, saying he and his team-mates deserve most of the blame.
Bayern Munich are ready to enter into transfer talks with Manchester City winger Leroy Sane, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has revealed.
The Europa League final being held in Baku is "a nightmare" for Arsenal and Chelsea fans, according to Arsene Wenger.
Jurgen Klopp has warned Guinea against rushing Naby Keita into the field particularly for the Group B tie of the 2019 AFCON against Nigeria, Burundi, and Madagascar.
Anthony Joshua has reiterated that Deontay Wilder is his main objective so Dillian Whyte will have to wait for a rematch.
The Chelsea Supporters’ Trust (CST) have criticized the club for failing to help or show solidarity with their supporters ahead of the Europa League final against Arsenal in Baku on Wednesday, and accused official travel partner Thomas Cook of charging an “extortionate” price for flight packages to Azerbaijan.
Celtic have confirmed that they have offered Neil Lennon the chance to be their permanent manager from next season.
Two-time Olympic champion Caster Semenya will run in the 2,000 metres in a meeting held in the Paris suburbs on June 11, the organisers said on Friday.
The Lagos State Governor-elect, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Saturday said he would work assiduously to deliver the dividends of democracy to the people of the state.
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer has praised Ajax's Andre Onana for his impressive displays between the sticks this season.
Islamist insurgents killed at least 25 soldiers and a number of civilians in an ambush in northeast Nigeria on Saturday morning, two security sources said, the second deadly attack on the army this week.
MTN Nigeria said on Saturday it is under investigation by the Nigerian financial crimes agency over its listing last week, although it “has not been accused of any wrongdoing” by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.
President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged wealthy individuals in the country to develop more confidence in the nation’s economy by massively investing in Nigeria’s critical sectors in order to boost job and wealth creation.
The Victim Support Fund (VSF) on Thursday commenced the distribution of farm inputs worth N600 million to 4,000 households who were affected by the Boko Haram insurgency in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe states.
The Ondo State Government has said it is not yet legal to cultivate cannabis, popularly known as Indian hemp, in the state.
The Kebbi State Government on Sunday confirmed one death from six cases of Lassa Fever in the state.