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Erstwhile national team handler, Adegboye Onigbinde, has described the quest to extend the contract of Gernot Rohr as coach of the Super Eagles by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as nothing but a ‘circus’.
CAF president, Ahmad Ahmad, has stated that African football must wait till the coronavirus pandemic is over.
Former Premier League star, Emmanuel Adebayor, has said Liverpool pair Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane should not have won the Africa POTY Award.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, says the $500 million donated by the Federation of International Football Association, FIFA, to member associations is not a palliative for COVID-19.
Nigeria has had its share of the global challenges – fall in oil prices, disruption in tribal and religious harmony spawning seemingly endless security crises; then came the ‘irrepressible’ COVID-19 threatening to wipe everyone out.
The Executive Committee of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Friday met via video conferencing to deliberate on important issues in Nigerian football, according to a statement from the football body.
Former Super Eagles captain John Mikel Obi has thanked everyone, including his partner Olga Dyachenko for giving him a special surprise bash on his 33rd birthday.
The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has announced the indefinite postponement of the finals of the Total CAF Confederation Cup and Total CAF Champions League 2019/20 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Confederation of African Football (Caf) has extended the suspension of the continent’s inter-club finals until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) announced the 2019-20 Nigeria Professional Football League season will be completed within six to eight weeks after the coronavirus crisis.
Esperance signed Lokosa shortly after he finished as top scorer in the Nigerian professional football league back in the 2018/2019 season.
The Nigeria Professional Football League presently suspended due to the ravaging coronavirus pandemic will be completed within six to eight weeks once the suspension is lifted.
US Monastir forward Anthony Okpotu says lack of quality match balls and natural grass playing surfaces in the Nigeria Professional Football League are the major reasons why Nigerian clubs fail to deliver on the continent.
Barring any last minute change of heart, the leadership of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has concluded plans to name the incumbent Plateau United Chief Coach Abdu Maikaba as the next manager of the national U-20 team Flying Eagles.
Coach of Nigeria’s U17 women national team Bankole Olowookere has lamented the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on the Flamingoes FiFA U17 women world cup qualification which would have been sorted over two legs next month against Ghana’s U17 women but would now have to wait after the Confederation of African football CAF postponed the two legged fixture indefinitely.
An NGO, the Amaka Chiwuike Uba Foundation (ACUF), has urged the Federal Government to lay emphasis on credibility and high performance of the 2020 Revised Budget as a catalyst for infrastructure development.
The Ahmadiyya Muslim Women, under the aegis of Lajna Imaillah Ahmadiyya Muslim Jamaat Nigeria (LIMAN), has condemned the high rate of rape and Gender-Based Violence against women and girls in the country.
The 28-year-old Nigeria international struck in the 37th minute of the encounter at Stadio Pier Cesare Tombolato after Junior Messias broke the deadlock 11 minutes into the game.
Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to declare armed Fulani herdsmen who are killing innocent people in communities of Benue State as terrorists.
The north London derby cannot be the same game without fans, according to Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta.
Electricity consumers hail National Assembly over suspension of planned implementation of tariff hike
Electricity consumers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), have commended the National Assembly for their intervention which led to suspension of the planned implementation of electricity tariff hike by the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos).
Their decision to embark on an industrial action was contained in a letter to the governor and jointly signed by state Chairman of Joint Negotiating Council (JNC), Oluwaniyi Fabunmi and the State Secretary, JNC, Kehinde Olomiye.
The Chief Judge of Oyo State, Justice Munta Abimbola, has requested for more judges and magistrates in the state’s judiciary to fastrack justice delivery.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has written a petition to the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, demanding the probe of a blogger, Jackson Ude, who is also the publisher of an online medium, Point Blank News.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun, has directed its officers and men to show more dedication and discipline in the discharge of their duties.