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Bayelsa Queens have emerged as the Champions of the second edition of the Flying Officers Cup after defeating twice finalists, Nasarawa Amazons 1-0 in the grand finale of the tournament played at Guards Brigade Stadium, Abuja on Sunday.
The former Akwa United goalkeeper said the Umuahia-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit has all it takes to challenge for major titles next season.
The 24-year-old played eight out of ten league matches for Fc Andijan recording five assists and are currently 12th on the table.
Lobi Stars coach Gbenga Ogunbote has stated that he is in discussions about a possible return to Sunshine Stars but insists no agreements have been met yet despite media reports to the contrary.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Dele Aiyenugba says he’s delighted to return to the Nigeria Professional football league years after leaving for Europe.
Former Super Eagles striker Victor Nosa Ikpeba has heaped praises on the management of Nigeria professional football league side Rangers international of Enugu for how they honor deceased striker Ifeanyi George.
The names of the Top 3 (three) clubs on the NPFL final PPG table as at Matchday 25 shall be submitted to CAF to represent Nigeria in the 2020/2021 CAF Inter – Club competitions (2 slots for CAF Champions League and 1 Slot for CAF Confederation Cup).
The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Friday met via video conferencing to deliberate on important issues in Nigerian football, according to a statement from the football body.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has lauded the efforts of the Federal Government in containing the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, describing measures taken so far as “effective and re-assuring”.
Kano Pillars coach Ibrahim Musa has revealed his side’s target ahead the midweek NPFL clash with Rangers in Enugu.
Wikki Tourist threw a spanner at the wheels of the league title chances of Lobi Stars following their 4-0 bashing of Gbenga Ogunbote’s men in Bauchi on Sunday.
Chukwuma Ubah, Executive chairman of FC Ifeanyi Ubah, has said that his players were ‘specially motivated’ before their 2-0 home win against Enyimba in a matchday-16 game of the 2019/2020 NPFL on Sunday, January 19.
Newly promoted Nigeria Professional Football League side, Warrior Wolves, have completed the signing of defender Bright Esieme from Abia Comets.
Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) club, and Aiteo Cup champions, Kano Pillars, on Friday said they signed six players ahead of 2019/20 new season.
The state’s police spokesman, Olugbenga Fadeyi, told newsmen that the gunmen had their identity cards with them and claimed to be hunters going on a hunting expedition from Kebbi.
Myanmar’s army warned on Tuesday it would “take action” if an election dispute was not settled and declined to rule out staging a coup if its demands were not met, just days out from the convening of a new parliament.
As the dry season bites harder amidst migration of herders and their cattle to the southern parts of the country, Ijaw rights group, Ijaw Unity Watchdog, IUW, has warned armed Fulani herdsmen to stay away from the forest areas in the South-South and South-Eastern parts of the country.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Tuesday she hoped to intensify work with the U.S. President Joe Biden’s new administration on minimum taxation of digital companies.
Iran urged U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday to lift sanctions which it said were hampering Tehran’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, who famously tore his green card to shreds after Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States in 2016, says he has forgiven Americans for electing Trump whom he describes as a “racist,” “xenophobe” and "monster."
The non-governmental organisation, Save the Children International (SCI), has admonished the Katsina State Government and other critical stakeholders to put machinery in motion to ensure the speedy implementation of the recent passed Child Protection Law in the state.
Under current rules, Japanese people who acquire another passport are asked to relinquish their Japanese citizenship, but in 2018 eight plaintiffs started legal proceedings, arguing the rule was unconstitutional.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has alleged that blind political patronage has denied many Nigerians the opportunity to clearly see the one common enemy threatening the country, which he described as killer herdsmen, suspected to be mostly Fulani’s.
“First of all, because I supported the Bianconeri as a child, secondly because they’ve won the Scudetto for the last nine years in a row,” said Weah in explaining to La Gazzetta dello Sport (as quoted by Football Italia) why he still considers Juve the favourites.