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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane make African Player of the Year award...

The Confederation of African Football has announced the top three shortlists for the 2017 African Player of the Year with Victor Moses not making the cut.

Agege Stadium reconstruction to be completed as scheduled – Lagos govt

Bolaji Yusuf, the Senior Special Adviser to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode on Sports Infrastructure, on Wednesday assured Nigerians that the ongoing reconstruction of the Agege Township Stadium would be delivered as scheduled.

CAF Champions League: Nigeria put faith in MFM FC, Plateau United

Mountain of Fire and Miracles Football Club from Nigeria are unlikely to win the 2018 CAF Champions League, but they boast the most eye-catching name among the 58 contenders.

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah aims to become Egypt’s greatest Pharaoh

Egyptian international Mohamed Salah says he does not want to be remembered as a national football great, he aims to be the greatest “Pharaoh” – alias of the Egyptian senior national team.

Injured Manuel Neuer vows to be fit for World Cup

Captain Manuel Neuer insisted he will be fit for Germany’s World Cup title defence next year despite lingering doubts over his fractured foot.

FC IfeanyiUbah demand N30 million for want-away striker Godwin Obaje

FC Ifeanyiubah have frowned at the manner Akwa United took their player Obaje, without recourse to the laid down transfer guidelines as stipulated by FIFA, CAF, NFF and LMC.

CAF fines TP Mazembe and SuperSport United for pitch invasion in Confed Cup final

Following their CAF Confederation Cup glory last weekend, TP Mazembe, are in trouble with the Confederation of African Football for pitch invasion.

VAR technology to be used at CHAN in Morocco

Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology will be used for the first time at an African tournament at next year's African Nations Championship (CHAN) in Morocco.

How NFF consulted Arsene Wenger, Gerard Houllier, others to recommend coach for Super Eagles...

Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President Amaju Pinnick has revealed how he and his board ran to Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger when they were in search of a new coach for the Super Eagles.

Super Eagles new dates for 2019 AFCON qualifiers

The Super Eagles match day two clash against Seychelles in the qualifying series for the 2019 African Cup of Nations billed for Cameroon has been rescheduled to hold during the week of September 3 to September 11, 2018, the Confederation of African Football (CAF) have confirmed.

Enugu Rangers defender Matthew Etim joins Akwa United on two-year deal

Home-based Super Eagles defender, Matthew Etim, has joined Aiteo Federation Cup Champions, Akwa United on a two-year deal.

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa wary of CHAN rivals

Nigeria captain Ikechukwu Ezenwa has warned against complacency as they seek to shed an underachievers tag at African Nations Championship (CHAN) tournaments.

Super Eagles consider France, Germany tests for 2018 World Cup

The Eagles will play two friendlies in March ahead of Russia 2018 after the Confederation of African Football (CAF) moved AFCON 2019 qualifiers also in March to October.

World Cup: CAF approves Nigeria’s request to move AFCON qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has approved a request tendered before the board by president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick, for the 2019 AFCON Qualifying matches billed for March 2018 to be shifted to November of the same year.


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Oyo govt to sanction defaulting owners of branded vehicles

Owners of branded vehicles that refuse to pay the statutory rates for the operations of their vehicles in Oyo State, will henceforth receive a jail term of between 7-months, with a option of hefty fines of N50,000.

Why federal govt hasn’t prosecuted some treasury looters – VP Yemi Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said “strategic advice” from independent sources, anti-corruption committees and special panels set up for the recovery of assets allegedly looted by previous government officials had prevented the current administration from going forward with its desire to prosecute the looters.

NEMA seeks involvement of states in rehabilitating returnees from Libya

Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Alhaji Mustapha Maihajja, has urged states to facilitate the rehabilitation of their indigenes who voluntarily returned from Libya.

Federal govt begins implementation of gas master plan, awards $2.8bn Ajaokuta-Kano pipeline

The implementation of the Nigerian Gas Master Plan (NGMP) got underway at the weekend as the federal government announced the award of $2,809,522,548.36 gas pipeline contract designed to run from Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano.

Russia not helping on North Korea – Donald Trump

US President Donald Trump criticized Russia Friday for not doing enough to pressure North Korea to halt its nuclear weapons program.