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The 66-year-old recently handed call-ups to Maduka Okoye, Josh Maja, Dennis Bonaventure and Joe Aribo in the international friendly against Ukraine in September.
Former Nigerian international, Emmanuel Amuneke and Garba Lawal, has urged Nigerians not to compare the latest Super Eagles’ scoring sensation, Victor Osimhen to late Rashidi Yekini who scored 37 goals in 58 appearances for the country.
The Nigeria Export Processing Zones Authority (NEPZA) says N1.45 trillion worth of goods are smuggled into Nigeria annually from Benin Republic.
German coach Gernot Rohr yesterday earned praises from the Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare for the meritorious manner he has conducted the Super Eagles orchestra since he took the reins of the national team in 2016.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, says the issue of contract extension for Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, lies with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).
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.
Former England striker John Fashanu believes that Joe Aribo will become a “key player” for the Super Eagles according to an interview in The Sun of Scotland.
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.
Super Eagles skipper Ahmed Musa has pleaded with the senior national team coaches to continue to give youngsters a chance to show what they can do for Nigeria.
The Al Nassr of Saudi Arabia winger however urged the Super Eagles Coach Gernot Rohr to keep faith with youngsters who are on good form.
Super Eagles have landed in Abuja after the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Lesotho at the Setsoto Stadium Sunday.
Gernot Rohr is not bothered about Super Eagles conceding first as long as they emerge victorious at the end of the game.
Former Nigeria goalkeeper Peter Rufai has thrown his weight behind Daniel Akpeyi following his recent performances for the Super Eagles.
Nigeria on Sunday stayed solid at the top of their qualifying group for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations with a convincing win against Lesotho in Maseru.
The accounts of Super Eagles players who participated in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt, with Nigeria winning the bronze medal have been credited with part of the 30 percent promised them by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The money was disbursed through Financial Derivatives, a renowned accounting firm.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has backed his Super Eagles counterpart, Gernot Rohr decision to pick mostly foreign-based professionals insisting that coaches must always select their team from the best available players no matter where they play.
The pact was due to expire at midnight amid a sharp deterioration in ties between the two democracies and market economies that has alarmed Washington as it seeks to curb the threat from nuclear-armed North Korea.
The Peoples Democratic Party caucus in the House of Representatives led by Kingsley Chinda has condemned the recent elections held in Kogi and Bayelsa States, calling for visa ban and travel restrictions against those involved in the alleged manipulation, distraction and violence recorded during the exercise.
Emeritus Archbishop of Catholic Diocese of Abuja, Cardinal John Onaiyekan, on Thursday in Enugu lamented the general despair in the country, saying that long delayed and unfulfilled hopes are making people to give up on the viability of the Nigerian project.
Argentina legend Diego Maradona said he is to return as manager of Gimnasia y Esgrima La Plata - two days after he quit.
Christine Lagarde on Friday urged European countries to “innovate and invest” more to support growth at a time of global uncertainty, in her first major policy speech as president of the European Central Bank.
An Edo State High Court, Criminal Division has stopped an attempt by the Nigeria Police to withdraw criminal charges against the member-elect for Ovia North East I Constituency, Mr. Dunez Onaiwu Ugiagbe.
A mother of two, Mrs Janet Idowu Jegede has been detailed by men of Ekiti State Police Command for allegedly killing her husband, Mr. Jegede.
“Quid pro quo.” There’s no escaping the Latin phrase in America right now. It’s front and centre of impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump and omnipresent across airwaves and social media.
Barring any last minute twist of events, Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state is set to win his second term bid with a comfortable margin.
Herdsmen has extended their inhumane disturbances to the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO) as the school authority alleges their constant harassment on students in and outside the premises.