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Desire for continental football motivated our AITEO Cup win – Akwa United’s Olorunleke Ojo

Akwa United goalkeeper, Olorunleke Ojo, on Tuesday said that the team’s drive to win AITEO Cup on Sunday was a result of their resilience to play continental football next season.

Super Eagles may play Seychelles in November – NFF chief Amaju Pinnick

The Super Eagles of Nigeria may not play the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers match against Seychelles in March, Nigeria Football Federation president, Amaju Pinnick, said.

Akwa United beats Niger Tornadoes to clinch N10m in AITEO Cup final

Akwa United Football Club of Uyo on Sunday in Lagos carted home N10 million after defeating Niger Tornadoes in a match watched by eminent personalities.

Tammy Abraham scores brace in Swansea City win over Huddersfield Town

On loan Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham scored ‎twice to power Swansea City to a 2-0 win over Huddersfield Town in a Premier League game decided at the Liberty Stadium.

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr’s appointment my biggest gamble – Amaju Pinnick

The appointment of Gernot Rohr by Nigeria has been described by Amaju Pinnick as one of two biggest risks he has taken as NFF president.

CAF decide on CHAN 2018 hosts Saturday in Lagos

The emergency committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) will meet Saturday to decide the host country for next year’s CHAN after Kenya were stripped of the hosting rights recently.

Russia 2018: Seyi Olofinjana wants Eagles to target World Cup quarters

Former international Seyi Olofinjana believes Nigeria should target the quarter-finals at the 2018 World Cup.

NFF signs partnership agreements with TGI Group, PayPorte

The Nigeria Football Federation has signed partnership agreements with two companies, Tropical General Investments Group and PayPorte, for the sponsorship of the Super Eagles.

WCQ: Super Eagles will do the talking on pitch against Zambia – Mikel Obi

The second leg game of Group B between Nigeria and Zambia for the 2018 World Cup qualifier is scheduled for the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo.

WCQ: NFF chief Amaju Pinnick urges Super Eagles to be calm, clinical against Zambia

The President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, has urged the Super Eagles to be calm but clinical in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the Chipolopolo of Zambia.

WCQ: Super Eagles must be ruthless against Zambia – Amaju Pinnick

President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has urged the Super Eagles to be calm and clinical in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup clash against Zambia.

Adepoju urges NFF to forget Tammy Abraham

Ex-international, Mutiu Adepoju, has urged the Nigeria Football Federation to forget about convincing Swansea youngster Tammy Abraham to dump England for the country.

Tammy Abraham right to reject Nigeria – Onigbinde

Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has backed on-loan Swansea forward, Tammy Abraham, for turning down the chance to play for Nigeria.

I have not agreed to play for Nigeria – Abraham

England under-21 striker Tammy Abraham has denied reports he is set to switch international allegiance to Nigeria in a bid to feature in next year’s World Cup.

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Desire for continental football motivated our AITEO Cup win – Akwa United’s Olorunleke Ojo

Akwa United goalkeeper, Olorunleke Ojo, on Tuesday said that the team’s drive to win AITEO Cup on Sunday was a result of their resilience to play continental football next season.

Senate summons NNPC chief Maikanti Baru, Shell over controversial contract

The Senate Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions has summoned the Group Managing Director, GMD, of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Maikanti Baru, and Shell Petroleum Development Company, SPDC, over the revocation and re-award of Oil Mining Licence (OML) 13 allegedly without due process.

US strike kills dozens ISIS members – Pentagon

U.S. forces killed dozens of Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS’) members in a strike on two ISIS training camps on Monday in Al Bayda Governorate, Yemen, Pentagon has said.

New UN envoy in Morocco to restart talks on disputed Western Sahara

The new UN envoy for disputed Western Sahara, Horst Köhler, was visiting Morocco on Monday as part of a regional tour aimed at restarting stalled peace talks between Rabat and the pro-independence Polisario Front.

PDP chairmanship: Ex-Minister Tunde Adeniran seeks General Babangida’s support

A former minister of education, Tunde Adeniran, has moved his campaign train to the residence of a former military president, Ibrahim Babangida, to solicit his support for his bid to become the national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

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Israel’s Benjamin Netanyahu praises Donald Trump’s ‘courageous decision’ on Iran

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu congratulated US President Donald Trump on his "courageous decision" after he refused on Friday to certify the 2015 Iranian nuclear deal.

Nigeria’s Odion Ighalo hits brace in Changchun Yatai win

Super Eagles striker Odion Ighalo bagged a brace for Changchun Yatai in their 3-2 away win against Guizhou Hengfeng in the Chinese Super League on Saturday.

We can bar people from Hong Kong – China

China said on Thursday it had the right to bar people from Hong Kong, a day after a British activist was denied entry into the former British colony.

Arsenal’s Arsene Wenger avoids FA charge for referee Neil Swarbrick confrontation

Arsene Wenger will face no FA punishment for a confrontation with referee Neil Swarbrick after Arsenal’s 2-1 defeat at Watford.

Security agencies ready for Anambra guber poll – CP Garba Umar

Heads of Security formations in Anambra say they are ready to provide adequate security, before, during and after the Nov.18 governorship election in the state.