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Ezekiel Bassey, Chima Akas and Paul Onobi will also share in the Super Eagles largesse of $2.8 million for qualifying for the World Cup in Russia.
Coach Paul Aigbogun has named Enyimba defender Ikouwem Udoh as the Flying Eagles captain.
Former Nigerian junior international, Gbenga Arokoyo, has joined Swedish club Kalmar FF from American Major League Soccer club Atlanta United on a three-year deal.
Coach Salisu Yusuf has informed CHAN-bound Super Eagles he will announce his final 23-man squad for the tournament by dinner time today.
Coach Salisu Yusuf will name his final 23-man squad for CHAN 2018 after he would have dropped eight players from the training camp in Abuja just before the team depart for Morocco early in the New Year.
Nigeria pipped 10-man Benin 1-0 today in Cape Coast to qualify for this year’s WAFU Cup in Ghana.
Coach Salisu Yusuf has said that despite late arrival in Ghana he is confident the home-based Super Eagles will do well at the WAFU Cup beginning with today’s playoff game against Sierra Leone.
MFM FC winger Sikiru Olatunbosun as well as Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai have been left out of the 18-man squad for the WAFU Cup, which kicks off in Ghana this weekend.
Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya after defeating Benin Republic 2-0 in the second leg of the play-offs inside the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano to advance 2-1 on aggregate.
Odion Ighalo netted his ninth goal of the season in the Chinese Super League today, but his club Changchun Yatai still fell 2-1 at home to title chasers Shandong Luneng.
The Peoples Democratic party has said that it cannot be intimidated by security agencies in an attempt to disenfranchise its member in the coming senatorial bye-election billed for August 11, 2018.
A 15-year-old girl who was raped by her older brother has been jailed for six months for having an abortion, an Indonesian official said Saturday.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressive Grand Alliance, APGA, in the 2015 election in Abia State, Dr.Alex Otti , said he had forgiven the former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh, for the role he played during the collation of the results of the election at the INEC collation centre , Umuahia , in 2015.
An aspiring prophet has been arrested in Ethiopia after he failed to bring a dead man back to life.
The police are parading 22 suspected members of Boko Haram with three commanders alleged to have participated in the abduction of Chibok schoolgirls in April 2014.
United Kingdom International Development Secretary, Penny Mordaunt, has assured that the country will continue to work with Nigeria through the Independent National Electoral Commission to ensure that the 2019 general elections are successful.
More reactions have continued to trail Wednesday’s unveiling of the logo of a new national carrier, the Nigeria Air, by the Federal Government.
Jose Mourinho has issued a challenge to Paul Pogba to recreate his World Cup form for Manchester United next season.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, and Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, to commence the process of repatriating Nigerians who travelled to Russia for the FIFA 2018 World Cup but got stranded after the competition.