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Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick says persuading England under-21 player Ebere Eze to play for the Super Eagles would improve the squad.
The black boxes from two French military helicopters that collided in Mali killing 13 soldiers have been found, a French military spokesperson said on Wednesday.
Twenty-four Malian soldiers and 17 jihadists fighters were killed in clashes in the east of the country, the army said, as security in the West African nation deteriorates further.
Super Eagles’ manager, Gernot Rohr, has said his contract is not a distraction for him, as the team started their AFCON 2021 qualifiers with a 2-1 victory over Benin.
Nigeria came from behind to get their 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying campaign to a positive start with a 2-1 Group L win over Benin at Akwa Ibom Stadium in Uyo.
Over 6.5 million women now use a modern method of contraception in Nigeria. It is the highest number on record in the country’s history, according to a new report by Family Planning 2020, FP2020.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that power utility regulators across West Africa must ensure strong and proactive regulation, applying penalties for electricity firms to give quality performance.
The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Jeddy-Agba, has said the federal government is committed towards implementing the $36.4 billion (about N13.2 trillion) Energy Master Plan for the development of the West African regional generation and transmission infrastructure.
Mali’s President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita has appealed for citizens to unite behind the country’s army after the latest deadly militant strike killed more than 40 soldiers.
Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has declared that President Muhammadu Buhari’s foreign trips are not for ‘sightseeing’, but justified by outcomes.
The Islamic State has claimed responsibility for a devastating raid that killed 49 Malian troops as well as a blast that led to the death of a French soldier who became the latest casualty in the conflict-torn region.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that they will continue to speak to Eberechi Eze for him to commit his international future to Nigeria.
Lionel Messi “won’t retire anytime soon”, says Barcelona legend Rivaldo, but he may be tempted to seek a new challenge away from Camp Nou in “the next couple of years”.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has vowed to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the victory of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri at the Supreme Court.
The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers.
Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez is leading the charge for Europe’s biggest clubs to break away from their domestic competitions and form a radical new Super League.
Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency as saying Friday.
The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami, has said that acts of impunity had no place and would never be tolerated in Nigeria.
A Medical Doctor and Director Medical Services with Kaduna State Ministry of Health, Dr. Ado Zakari Muhammed, said on Tuesday that Rigasa, a community in Igabi local government area of Kaduna State recorded highest number of women with Vesico Virgina Fistula (VVF), due to female genital mutilation.
The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Appropriation, Senator Barau Jibrin, on Wednesday, submitted the report of the 2020 Appropriation Bill to the Senate for consideration and approval.
A delegation of the Federal Government led by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Monday arrived Katsina in continuation of its assessment following the closure of the borders about three months ago.
Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson Becker has been crowned the first ever winner of the Yachine Trophy at 2019 Ballon d'Or ceremony in Paris.