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Leon Balogun has confirmed his Rangers contract extension clause is close to being triggered by the Scottish Premiership leaders.
The undisputed Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) champion Kamaru Usman demonstrated why he is rightly referred to as “The Nigerian Nightmare” and why he deserves to be accorded every respect he had earned in the sport and in his weight category with yesterday’s Technical Knockout performance.
Kamaru ‘The Nigerian Nightmare’ Usman says he will beat Brazil’s Gilbert Burns on Saturday in Las Vegas and retain his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight title.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Timipre Sylva, has asked Nigerians to ready to endure the pain of another hike in the price of premium motor spirit, popularly called petrol, even as the country is also set to benefit from the rise in price of crude oil in the international market.
A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Yaba, on Wednesday, ordered that a 35-year-old security guard, Patrick Akpan, who allegedly beat his three-year-old daughter to death be remanded in prison custody.
Nigeria’s Oto Joseph will take on Anama Dotse of Ghana for the Commonwealth Eliminator title in the lightweight category.
Governor Kayode Fayemi has restated the readiness of his administration to collaborate with the Federal Government and other relevant agencies on initiatives aimed at ensuring child protection in the state.
The anticipated release follows moves made by the CBN, working with the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), in the last quarter of 2020, to facilitate import waivers to four agro-processing companies to import 262,000 tonnes of maize to bridge the shortfall in production and augment local production.
Everton’s sporting director Marcel Brands has confirmed that the Merseyside club signed Real Madrid‘s Colombian international James Rodriguez on a free transfer.
Manchester City will not shortchange their FA Cup ambitions despite the tight tussle they find themselves in for the Premier League title, insists goalkeeper Zack Steffen.
The young attacker has been turning heads since linking up with Arteta’s men, scoring twice in as many appearances in the European competition, amid other dazzling displays.
TUC, in a statement by its President and Secretary-General, Quadri Olaleye, and Musa-Lawal Ozigi, respectively, said: “We are disappointed by the recent hike in electricity tariff, while negotiations were ongoing with the Organised Labour on the last hike because of the untold hardship it has brought on the workers and Nigerians as a whole.
Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the friendship between China and Africa emerged still stronger from the challenge posed by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) in 2020.
Manchester City kick off the New Year at Chelsea on Sunday, eager to move on from a recent COVID-19 outbreak and get back to putting pressure on Premier League leaders Liverpool.
Four Bangladesh navy ships carrying at least 1,800 Rohingya refugees on Tuesday left the Chattogram port for Bhashan Char island in the Bay of Bengal, amid concerns many of the persecuted refugees were coerced into relocating to the flood-prone island.
Chelsea are a "crisis club" according to Chris Sutton, who thinks the Blues' season is in danger of turning "ugly" under Frank Lampard.
The big Brit is already plotting a future route back to the WBO title if Oleksandr Usyk makes him drop it to land the £500million two-fight Gypsy King deal.
Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho has hit out at Dele Alli, accusing the midfielder of creating “problems for his own team” in his side's 3-1 win over Stoke in the Carabao Cup.
Talks to agree a bout between Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury for 2021 could take just “a couple of days” to be completed, promoter Eddie Hearn says.
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An Ikeja Magistrates’ Court on Thursday ordered three men: Ugochukwu Michael, 24; Godwin Omerigwe, 26, and Seun Sossa, 22, remanded at Kirikiri Correctional Centre for alleged unlawful possession of firearms.
Zimbabwe is set to receive a further 800,000 doses of the Covid-19 jab from China, indicating the “excellent relationship” between the two nations and the Asian giant’s willingness to give the southern African state “preferential treatment” amidst a global “stampede” for vaccines, Zimbabwe’s presidential spokesman George Charamba is quoted by the state-owned Herald newspaper as saying.
Fourteen people, including at least two civilians, were killed inside a “religious site” as government and rebel forces fought for control of a Central African Republic (CAR) town, rights group Amnesty International said Thursday.
The Norwegian Seafood Council has protested the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN’s inclusion of stockfish in the list of banned goods to be imported into the country.
Mr Joe Nwakwue, an expert in the petroleum sector has recommended the priviatiosation of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to ensure efficiency and attain maximum profit of the oil sector.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed that all seven people on board a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft lost their lives when the jet crashed in Abuja.
Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) has commended the Bauchi State governor, Bala Mohammed, for donating two new buses to Wikki Tourists FC.
The Olu of Ilaro and Paramount ruler of Yewaland, Oba Kehinde Olugbenle, at well as the Alake and Paramount ruler of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, on Monday declared their support towards the vision of the South West Agenda 2023 for promoting the candidature of Senator Ahmed Bola Tinubu as the rightful candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari.
German chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that Germany will be providing an additional N570billion (1.5 billion euros) to the ‘Access to COVID-19 Tools Accelerator’ (ACT Accelerator), the platform coordinated by the World Health Organization (WHO) to support the global efforts to tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr Yusuf Abdullahi, the Sector Commander, Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), in Bauchi state, on Saturday, said that two people lost their lives while four others were seriously injured in an auto crash in Ningi Local Government Area of the state.