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The list of 21 players who will be donning the colours of Nigeria at the 11th Africa Women Cup of Nations finals in Ghana has been released.
Cup holders Super Falcons of Nigeria will spend eight days at a training camp in Abidjan to perfect tactics and strategy for the defence of their continental title before arriving in Ghana for the 11th Women Africa Cup of Nations finals.
Head Coach of the Senior Women National Team, Thomas Dennerby, has invited 45 players for the first phase of camping of the team ahead of November’s Africa Cup of Nations holding in Ghana.
Nasarawa Amazons midfielder Amarachi Okoronkwo scored the only goal on Wednesday to help the Super Falcons secure an important 1-0 away victory over Gambia in the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations qualifier.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has said Nigeria’s Senior Women Football Team, Super Falcons, will on Monday fly to Banjul, Gambia for the first leg of their 2018 Women Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixture against the Gambia Senior Women Team.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria made it three wins from three games at the ongoing West African Football Union (WAFU) Women’s Cup, defeating Togo 3-1 in Abidjan on Monday night.
Thirty-five players have been invited to the camp of the of the Super Falcons ahead of the forthcoming maiden edition WAFU Cup of Nations for women taking place in Cote d’Ivoire from 10 February to 24 February.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.
The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.
The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.
Lawrence Anukam, Director General, National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA), says the agency is working together with other stakeholders to proffer solutions to waste management challenges in the country.
Central African Republic (CAR) lawmaker and former militia leader Alfred Yekatom was extradited to The Hague Saturday to stand trial in the International Criminal Court probing war crimes and crimes against humanity, a government source said.
On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent off for screaming at the referee after earlier missing a penalty.
South Africa's former president Jacob Zuma on Friday lodged a court application to try to have quashed $2.5-billion corruption case linked to a 1990s arms deal, state prosecutors said.
Ahmed is the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the state. He is expected to contest against his former boss Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal who is the likely flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the poll.