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Coach Salisu Yusuf has said he expects several players from the NPFL to battle for places on the final squad for next year’s World Cup on the back of what they show at the CHAN in Morocco.
Wikki Tourists have finally consigned Shooting Stars to the second division after they beat Gombe United 2-0 in a re-arranged NPFL game played in Maiduguri.
Last weekend’s abandoned NPFL final day game between hosts Gombe United and Wikki Tourists will now be staged in Maiduguri on Saturday, officials have said.
Former Nigeria youth international, Waidi Akanni, has joined many Nigerians in celebrating new champions of the Nigeria Professional Football League, Plateau United, saying the Jos based team deserved the title following their consistency during the season.
Baring hard luck, Plateau United FC of Jos is on the historic path of returning the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) crown to the city of Jos after 45 years of waiting.
A self-confessed member of Boko Haram sect, Abdulsalam Adinoyi, has been remanded by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate Court for allegedly killing a policeman on duty.
South Korean lawmakers protested Friday over a visit by a top North Korean general for the Pyeongchang Olympics, labelling him a war criminal over the 2010 sinking of a warship and calling for his execution.
Paris St-Germain striker Neymar was taken off on a stretcher during their win over Marseille, nine days before their Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Real Madrid.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola defied English football authorities on Sunday, arriving at Wembley for the League Cup final against Arsenal wearing a yellow ribbon in support of jailed Catalan independence leaders.
Antonio Conte defended his "tactical decision" to substitute Eden Hazard after Jesse Lingard's late goal enabled Manchester United to hand Chelsea a 2-1 defeat and a damaging blow in the Premier League top-four race.
The Lagos State Government has warned traders in the state to desist from dumping refuse in unauthorised places in the market and streets, vowing to sanction defaulters.
A teacher at Government Day Secondary School Sankalawa in Bungudu Local Government Area of Zamfara State has allegedly flogged a student to death.
Former Super Eagles forward Shola Ameobi was voted man of the match in his League Two side (English fourth tier) Notts County’s 2-0 win against Stevenage at the Meadow Lane Stadium on Saturday.
The former Governor of Niger, Dr Babangida Aliyu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says that he has no intention of defecting to the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode, on Monday paid his Land Use Charge, with an announcement that the State Government will no longer accept cash payment in revenue collection effective from March 1, 2018.