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Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has said that he is eagerly looking forward to featuring at his first ever FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018.
Thirty years ago, the leader of Burkina Faso’s revolution, Thomas Sankara, was cut down in a hail of bullets — a bloody end to a turbulent yet charismatic life that today has gained cult status in Africa.
The International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has confirmed Nigeria’s Aruna Quadri and Omar Assar of Egypt alongside 18 other players for the Liebherr 2017 ITTF Men’s World Cup in Liege, Belgium.
The World Bank has urged Nigeria to faithfully build and invest in critical infrastructure that would wholly support its growth aspirations.
The World Bank has warned Nigeria against the danger of putting trust in the prices of crude oil going up again and making its economic growth projections based on same.
Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, has urged the National Assembly to seek aggressive measures in addressing rising rate of attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said, calling for greater preparedness to save lives.
Beyonce’s Spanish-language remix of “Mi Gente” for hurricane relief opened Wednesday on top of the US Latin song chart, finally dethroning the global mega-hit “Despacito.”
Police in the Indian capital Delhi have arrested five people after a video circulated showing what appears to be a mob severely beating a Nigerian man.
The Super Eagles goalkeeper, Ikechukwu Ezenwa, on Tuesday said Nigeria’s qualification for Russia 2018 was a fulfilment of what has always been the biggest ambition of his football career.
A Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, has expressed pleasure working with the Super Eagles, following the three-time African champion’s qualification for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday.
Ike Ekweremadu, deputy senate president, has advocated a single-term presidency of five or six years for Nigeria and other African countries to deepen democracy and good governance.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday in Abuja urged employers globally to treat mental health illnesses with the same urgency and seriousness as physical illnesses.
The Deputy President of the Senate, Dr Ike Ekweremadu, has said that Nigeria is better as a united country and should not be dismembered.
Agricultural powerhouse Brazil aims to revive ties with Africa after a lull and sees a vast export market for food and manufactured goods in a continent whose population is surging, its foreign minister said.
Former Nigeria international Joseph Yobo has tipped the current Super Eagles team to do better than previous Nigerian teams at the World Cup.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday urged the Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia next year.
Six people were killed and two seriously wounded in a shooting in southwestern Germany, police said on Friday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Akure, Ondo State capital, on Friday, sentenced a final year student of Achievers University, Owo, Fisayo Adetoro, to 13 years imprisonment and a fine of N1m over impersonation, forgery and money laundering.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard is facing an anxious wait to learn how long England striker Tammy Abraham will be sidelined with his ankle injury.
President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the European Union (EU) that though it might take a bit longer, the nation will surely put the issues associated with the troubles in the North East in order and move ahead.
The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, on Friday, warned the Nigeria Police not to cover up the murder of renowned alternative therapist, Alhaji Fatai Yusuf, populary known as Okooloyun.
Mr Israel Adejol, a resident of Lagos state, was on Monday docked in an Ebute Meta Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, for videotaping a traffic warden while at his duty.
Desire of the Management of Dangote Cement to ‘buy back’ 10 per cent of its entire issued shares from shareholders was unanimously granted on Wednesday as the company’s shareholders’ voted in support of the ‘share buy back’ plans. Dangote Cement, which currently has 17.04 billion fully paid up ordinary shares of 50 kobo each, would be buying back 1.70 billion shares.
Egypt’s state of emergency is set to reach the three-year mark by April after the government announced it would extend it by another three months from Monday next week.
The Akwa Ibom Commissioner of Police, Mr Imohimi Edgal, has ordered the arrest of a Police Inspector attached to the state police command, Bassey Ikpe, for the alleged murder of a widow.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the presidency is pressurising the supreme court to rule in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its appeals challenging Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue governorship elections.