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Sadio Mane will miss Senegal’s opening Africa Cup of Nations fixture against Tanzania due to a suspension, according to Teranga Lions coach Aliou Cisse.
Guinea have chosen Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita for the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt this month despite concerns about his thigh injury.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has described his meeting with Super Eagles captain John Obi Mikel as successful.
Erstwhile Eagles assistant coach Joe Erico has warned against getting complacent with the preparation of Nigeria’s senior national team ahead of this summer’s AFCON in Egypt stating that the team cannot afford to be ill-prepared for the AFCON because of the talk on no minnows in African football.
Chidi Offor-Okenwa, Chairman, Enugu State Football Association, says the Super Eagles’ Group in the forthcoming African Cup of Nations is the “group of death”.
The former Technical Director, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Olatunde Disu, on Friday said that the steady improvement of the senior national team, the Super Eagles, under the Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, impressed him.
Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly recalled his racism experience against Inter Milan and has admitted his inappropriate behaviour to the referee.
Ghanaian journalist Ahmed Husein, who helped expose corruption in African football, was hailed a "national hero" on Friday, as his friends and family gathered for his funeral.
Super Falcons forward Rasheedat Ajibade is optimistic of better days in her new Norwegian club Avaldsnes IL.
Super Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has revealed that a lot has changed from the 2019 AFCON preparation program he submitted to the NFF due to CAF’s decision to strip Cameroon off the hosting right.
The Gombe State Recovery Committee has urged the immediate past governor of the state, Ibrahim Dankwambo, and his aides to appear before it.
Ousted Sudanese leader Omar al-Bashir is to appear in court next week to face charges of corruption and illegal possession of foreign currency, the acting prosecutor general announced on Saturday.
One of the five new banks licensed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Titan Trust Bank Limited is set for entry into the Nigerian banking industry in a matter of weeks.
President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Senator Babayo Garba Gamawa, describing the late lawmaker as having been “an invaluable and immeasurable asset”.
The Consul-General of the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, Mr Godwin Adama, says the mission is to protest killings and high-handedness of the South African police against Nigerians.
Egypt have announced their final 23-man squad for the Africa Cup of Nations scheduled to commence on June 21.
The newly inaugurated Executive Council of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has congratulated the the President of the 9th Senate Ahmed Lawan on his election.
Mr Abdullahi Gana, Commandant General (CG), Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has ordered massively deployment of personnel to areas of banditry and cattle rustling in Katsina State.
A former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Babayo Gamawa, has passed away.
Hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets of the Chinese-ruled city in recent days to protest against an extradition bill that would allow people to be sent to the mainland to stand trial.