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Sadio Mane struck as Liverpool overcame Storm Dennis and feisty basement club Norwich to extend their lead at the top of the Premier League table to 25 points on Saturday.
Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun made his first start for Wigan Athletic in their 2-2 away draw against Cardiff City in Saturday’s Championship game.
Abdallah led the People’s Elephants to their 8th league title last season and a semi final CAF Confederation cup place two seasons ago, but the romantic relationship between him and the club ended following dismal start into their title defence this season.
Mauricio Pochettino says he would love for his next job to be back in the Premier League.
Ahead of next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone, Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr may drop Europe-based duo Paul Onuachu and Oghenekaro Etebo from his squad for the double-header.
Africa and Commonwealth wrestling champion in the 68kg category Blessing Oborududu has stated her readiness for a successful title defence after the Nigerian wrestling contingent landed in Algiers on Thursday for the Africa wrestling championship.
Kelechi Iheanacho’s superb goal against Sky Bet Championship side Brentford has been nominated for Leicester City’s Goal of the Month for January.
Nigerian midfielder John Ogu has congratulated his national teammate Leon Balogun on his move to English Championship side Wigan Athletic.
The Hammers fended off competition from Crystal Palace to sign Bowen, who has scored 16 goals in 29 Championship appearances this season.
Former Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has slammed Manchester United’s loan move for Odion Ighalo describing it as an act of “desperation”.
The number of deaths from the new coronavirus outbreak in China has climbed to 170, with the virus now spreading to every province in the country, state media reported on Thursday.
But when asked where does his future lie, he said: “I don’t know. Obviously I would love to stay but I’m just focused on playing games,” Osayi-Samuel told the Kilburn Times.
English Championship side Chalton Athletics and Belgian giants Anderlecht have expressed interest in signing Super Eagles forward Issac Success on loan till the rest of the season.
There could be two departures at Vicarage Road before the end of the month with Watford willing to let Super Eagles forward Isaac Success and his compatriot Tomiwa Dele-Bashiru leave on loan.
Fikayo Tomori wants Chelsea to take their FA Cup campaign seriously and push to win the competition after overcoming Hull City 2-1 away from home in the fourth round.
Plans by the management of the Voice of America (VOA) have reached an advanced stage to set up its North-East Regional Reporting centre in Gombe for easy reach on members of the public who are listeners of the station particularly its Hausa service.
The immediate past Commissioner for Information and Orientation in Bayelsa, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, has profoundly thanked former governor, the Hon Henry Seriake Dickson, for giving him the rare opportunity to serve the state in different capacities.
Akwa United picked up their fourth away win in the NPFL following Sunday’s 2-1 win over Rangers Int’l FC in Enugu.
Kano State government is stepping up arrangement for the take-off of the proposed Hisbah Academy, which will serve as a training ground for Hisbah corps in the state.
Not fewer than twenty-two persons were reportedly said to have lost their lives in a road crash near Kafur town, Katsina State.
A woman, Mrs. Ngozi Dike, aged 37 years, who used two pretend to be blind and used two underaged girls to beg alms have been arrested by the police in Anambra State.
La Liga referee Jose Maria Sanchez has been dropped for the upcoming La Liga games this weekend as he was not allocated any game to officiate by the Spanish football federation following his poor officiation between Real Betis and Barcelona on Sunday at the Benito Villamarin.
The Commission of Inquiry set up by Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo in 2019 to investigate activities of four tertiary institutions in the state in the last 10 years has submitted part one of its report to the governor.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it has recorded 48 convictions and recovered N8.5 billion in cash and assets within one year in Ilorin zone.
Factional leader of Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has threatened to ‘‘deal’’ with the Minister of Communications, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, for allegedly threatening to disrupt the activities of the sect by blocking their communication lines.