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Edo State deputy governor, Comrade Philip Shaibu, says the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival tagged ‘Edo 2020 Games’ is essentially an opportunity to relaunch the state’s rich sporting heritage.
The former Shahktar Donetsk striker urged the current players to emulate someone like Sunday Oliseh who always give passes which result to goals.
Nigeria Professional Football League giants, Lobi Stars Football Club of Makurdi have secured the signature of striker, Imade Osarenkhoe ahead of the 2020-2021 Nigeria professional football league season.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has approved the appointment of ex-Super Eagles Captain and coach Augustine Eguavoen as the Technical Director of the NFF.
Former Super Eagles coach Augustine Eguaveon is a few details away from becoming the coach of Malian club Stade Malien.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigeria Football Federation and club owners – that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday wishes to former Super Eagles midfield star Friday Ekpo who clocked 51 on Monday.
Former Nigerian international, Justice Christopher, has disclosed why his move to Manchester City failed.
Former Bendel Insurance player and coach, Roland Ewere is delighted with the extensive upgrading and renovation that the Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium in Benin City has undergone, expressing hope that the Super Eagles will enjoy playing their FIFA 2022 World Cup qualifying games in the stadium.
Nigeria’s preparations to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics got yet another boost yesterday with the cheering news that Edo state Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shuaibu, has adopted Nigerian athlete Nwokocha Nzubechi with the payment of $10,000 .
CAF, Africa’s football governing body, has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles left-back Elderson Echiejile who turns 32 on Monday.
Former Green Eagles defender Kadiri Ikhana has called for financial support from Nigerians to enable him undergo three surgeries.
Former Nigeria international, Friday Elahor, has said there is very little to be excited about ahead of the imminent resumption of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season this weekend.
London born winger, Viv Efosa Solomon-Otabor has explained why he wants to commit his international future to Nigeria and not England, the country of his birth.
Kano Pillars, Rivers United, Calabar Rovers, and Niger Tornadoes have booked their places in the semi-finals of the 2019 Federation Cup after they eliminated their opponents in the quarter-final games on Friday.
The 2018/2019 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) winners, Enyimba International of Aba, were on Wednesday outscored 2-3 by Lagos Academy team, Smart City.
Football fans will be presented with more than value for their money at any of the match venues they decide to go and watch in the Federation Cup Round of 32 with mouth-watering fixtures ready to be served to them on Wednesday and Thursday respectively.
Akwa United, Rivers United, Abia Warriors were among the other clubs who sent their opponents packing in the Round of 64 fixtures on Saturday.
2017 Nigeria Professional Football League winners, Plateau United survived relegation on the final day of the 2019 season after a 0-0 draw away at Delta Force but El-Kanemi Warriors, Gombe United, Kwara United, Bendel Insurance and Go Round were relegated after failing in matches played yesterday.
Rangers head coach Gbenga Ogunbote is thrilled to see his side secure a play-off spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following Wednesday’s hard fought 1-0 home win against Bendel Insurance.
Rangers International FC of Enugu technical adviser Gbenga Ogunbote has tagged his side’s matchday 20 of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) clash against Bendel Insurance as a decider for Flying Antelopes’ Super-Six play-off qualification.
Lagos State Independent Electoral Commission, LASIEC, has tentatively fixed the conduct of elections in the 20 Local Governments and 35 Local Council Development Areas, LCDAs, in the state for July 24, 2021, as clearly stated by the 1999 Nigerian Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
The Senate at plenary yesterday had a heated debate on a Bill for an Act to provide for the National Livestock Bureau to ensure protection, control and management of livestock, registration and cattle rustling in the country.
Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes the Super League was doomed from the start and that it was only created as a "strategic weapon to get more out of UEFA".
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has donated N5, 000, 000, three Coaster Buses, 1 Ambulance, 1 Siren to the Late Yinka Odumakin solidarity memorial organised by the Civil Society and Pro-Democracy Movement ahead of the Saturday burial ceremony.
Leading the mourners from the African continent, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said that Deby’s death will create a big vacuum in the war against Boko Haram as the late Chadian president was at the forefront among those who gave the terrorist group serious bashing in recent times.
The United States has ordered its non-essential staff in Chad to leave the African country as rebel fighters approached the capital on Sunday after early election results showed President Idriss Deby on course to extend his three-decade rule.
Lorient striker Terem Moffi says he will go crazy with joy if giving the opportunity to don the green and white jersey of the senior national team.
A cross-section of Ilorin Emirate indigenes on Friday offered special prayers for the emergence of Malam Salihu Mustapha as the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress.
Tammy Abraham has been left out of Chelsea’s squad for their FA Cup semi-final against Manchester City.
Thirty-One (31) communities in Ideator, North Local Government Area of Imo state publicly denounced the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in the area.