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Skipper Mikel Obi has saluted coach Gernot Rohr, saying he has got the team to pay attention to details which was not the case with previous national team coaches.
Nigerian football bosses have promised to conclude talks on World Cup win bonuses by the end of the year, to avoid a repeat of protests that have dogged the team in previous finals.
Algeria have moved next month’s World Cup qualifier against Nigeria back to Blida as they aim to salvage some national pride in this dead rubber game.
Despite FIFA rankings suggesting that Tunisia is number one in Africa, the Confederation of African Football president Ahmad says Nigeria remain the best in the continent.
Billionaire businessman and philanthropist, Sir Kensington Adebukunola Adebutu, has redeemed his pledge to hand the Super Eagles the sum of N50 million for being the first African team to qualify for the 2018 FIFA World Cup finals.
Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr, has disclosed that he will want to win the last Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying match against Algeria even when he said he would field a much changed side, in Algiers.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has warned his players that their performances at next year’s World Cup will be affected if there is any repeat of protests over pay and bonuses.
Nantes of France defender Chidozie Awaziem has praised the amount of work put into making him a better defender by coach of the Nigeria national team Gernot Rohr and his club coach Claudio Ranieri.
Gernot Rohr has come to the defence of under-fire Elderson Echiejile, saying the defender has done well against some of Africa’s top forwards like Christian Bassogog of Cameroon.
Former Nigeria defender, Furo Iyenemi, has called on the Nigeria Football Federation to ensure that the Super Eagles play top class opponents in friendlies ahead of their 2018 World Cup campaign.
Former Nigeria coach Adegboye Onigbinde has said the Super Eagles’ defence and midfield need strengthening ahead of the Russia 2018 World Cup for the team to succeed at the quadrennial event.
World Champions Germany are locked in talks with Nigeria over a potential friendly game which will help both teams fine tune their preparations for the World Cup 2018 in Russia, according to coach Gernot Rohr.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has set his team a target of at least reaching the quarter final at the World Cup following their qualification for the tournament holding in Russia next year.
The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Lagos State Chapter, Joe Igbokwe, has said that Nigerians would never trust the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) again with power.
At least 6,280 suspected payroll fraudsters and employment racketeers in the civil service in Bayelsa are to face special courts currently being set up by the Bayelsa State Government, according to a report.
One of the newly registered political parties in the country, Action Democratic Party (ADP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to clear his name over the controversies surrounding $25 billion contract award scandal at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).
Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has vowed to remove any traditional ruler found to be constituting themselves into criminal elements to frustrate the implementation of the anti-open grazing law in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari says African leaders must speak with one voice, independent of foreign influence to achieve economic integration, development, peace and security on the continent.
A cleric, Alhaji Salihu Ajetunmobi, has advised Muslims to pay regular visits to cemeteries so as to remind themselves of death and the vanity of life.
The Nigeria Employers’ Consultative Association (NECA) has expressed its displeasure at the frequent summons of Chief Executives of organised businesses by the several Committees of the National Assembly.
A student suspected of joining in an armed raid that killed six at a school in Kenya's far north Saturday was stoned to death by angry locals and his body burned, officials said.
The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Sunday, paid condolence visit to the family of late Gen. Victor Malu, former chief of army staff who died on Oct. 9.
After calling out the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, twice in ten months, I gave up. The governor has the whole of Imo as his duchy and he will do what he will do. So, what’s the point?