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A former Director-General of the National Sports Commission, Gbenga Elegbeleye, has called for a thorough examination of football administration in Nigeria as a response to the national teams’ dwindling fortunes.
A report of the African Development Bank Group and the African Union has ranked Nigeria and South Africa as some of the nations that make it difficult for prospective African travellers to secure entry visas.
Manchester City star Riyad Mahrez has pulled out of Algeria's trip to Botswana due to family reasons.
German coach Gernot Rohr has picked Samuel Kalu’s winner in the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against Benin Republic at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo on Wednesday as one of the best goals under his spell as Super Eagles’ manager.
Riyad Mahrez has asserted that it is "difficult to live with" playing from the bench at Manchester City.
Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, says the trans-Saharan Road linking Abuja with Algiers in Algeria will be completed in three years.
The Federal Government has made provision for special funding to the reconstruction of Trans-Saharan African highway linking Lagos with Algiers, the Algerian capital.
English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
Speaking in an interview with France Football, Algerian international and Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez discussed how he nearly joined Arsenal, being in contention for the Ballon D’Or, Leicester City blocking his exit and a lack of playing time under Pep Guardiola last season.
The Squirrels of Benin Republic will storm Uyo on Tuesday for Wednesday’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying clash with the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has given the Federal Government fresh condition upon which he would sit at a round table with Nigerian Government officials to discuss the issue of the Biafran struggle.
Five candidates, including two former prime ministers under deposed president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, have been selected to run in Algeria’s December presidential poll, the country’s consitutional council confirmed Saturday.
African players still do not get the recognition they deserve, Cameroon legend Samuel Eto’o told AFP in an interview, as he hopes that this will finally be the year another player from the continent wins the Ballon d’Or.
Telecom operators in Nigeria said yesterday that the directive by the Federal Government that cost of data should be reviewed downward in five days is “unrealistic and insensitive” considering the high operating cost in the country.
Kaizer Chiefs goalkeeper, Daniel Akpeyi, who is back in the squad of the Super Eagles for their AFCON 2021 qualifiers, will likely be in goal when they take on Benin Republic and Lesotho, respectively, later this month.
The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Mallam Mele Kyari, on Wednesday disclosed that the Corporation was poised to automate its downstream facilities such as depots, pump stations and measurement systems across the Country.
Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, has confirmed the arrest of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Mohammed Adoke, by the International Criminal Police in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Members of Real Madrid’s first-team squad are allegedly pleased to see Jose Mourinho appointed as the new head coach of Tottenham Hotspur.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) has made a case for the appointment of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibrahim Magu as the substantive chairman of the Commission.
Manchester City fans have instructed the club to consider selling two first-team squad members in the January transfer window.
Manchester City winger Sterling was dropped for England’s qualifying win over Montenegro on Thursday night following his angry confrontation of Liverpool defender Gomez earlier this week, tensions from the huge meeting between their respective clubs in the Premier League last weekend spilling over into the international break.
Governor Bello Muhammad Matawalle of Zamfara State has sacked 21 out of its 47 permanent secretaries and announced the creation of 7 new Directorates in the state.
Inter manager Antonio Conte is now getting security surveillance around him after Police confirmed that the former Chelsea gaffer received a threat to his life by an unknown person with an anonymous envelope containing a bullet.
An Edo State Criminal Court Division sitting in Benin City has fixed December 13 for hearing in a N1.5bn fraud case instituted against some former officials of the Edo State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB) by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).