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Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke will look to record his first win as the coach of the Taifa Stars of Tanzania when they take on Cape Verde in a crucial Group L clash at the National Stadium, Dar Es Salam, today (Wednesday).
Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation, Tunde Disu, on Monday in Lagos supported the recall of former Super Eagles captain, Vincent Enyeama, by Coach Genort Rohr.
Super Eagles right full back, Shehu Abdullahi, has been suspended for two games and also fined for an undisclosed amount of money for violent conduct according to a statement by the Cyprus Football Association yesterday.
The South-South Reformation Movement (SSRM) has commended the Minister of Sports and Youths Development, Mr Solomon Dalung, over Nigeria’s qualification for Russia 2018 World Cup finals.
Super Eagles midfielder Wilfred Ndidi has said that he is eagerly looking forward to featuring at his first ever FIFA World Cup in Russia in 2018.
A Franco-German tactician, Gernot Rohr, has expressed pleasure working with the Super Eagles, following the three-time African champion’s qualification for Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup on Saturday.
Police have arrested football fans who attacked Chipolopolo of Zambia striker Alex Ng’onga’s mother’s residence in Chimwemwe after Zambia lost 1-0 to the Super Eagles of Nigeria to crash out of the FIFA World Cup race.
The Nigeria Football Federal (NFF) will on Thursday next week hold a pre-tournament meeting with the Super Eagles technical crew to articulate plans and programs for the team’s participation in the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Former Nigeria international Joseph Yobo has tipped the current Super Eagles team to do better than previous Nigerian teams at the World Cup.
Gov. Godwin Obaseki of Edo on Monday urged the Super Eagles to surpass their past World Cup records in Russia next year.
English Premier League side, Arsenal FC, have celebrated their youngster, Alex Iwobi, who scored Nigeria’s solitary match-winner against the Chipolopolo of Zambia in Saturday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that sports in Nigeria, particularly football, remained one of the greatest unifier of people across political affiliations, religion, gender, tribe and other divides.
The Chairman of the South East Governors Forum and Ebonyi Governor, Chief David Umahi, has congratulated the Super Eagles for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The immediate past Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has congratulated the Super Eagles of Nigeria for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over Chipolopolo of Zambia at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo, Akwa Ibom State.
The Peoples Democratic Party, Lagos state chapter, has called on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to activate its power to ensure fairness in elections by disqualifying the All Progressives Congress (APC) from contesting in the governorship election in Lagos State.
The Social Democratic Party (SDP), on Tuesday, said the presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC), President Muhammadu Buhari, and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) flag bearer, Atiku Abubakar, were no match to former Governor Donald Duke of Cross River State and the presidential candidate of the SDP in the forthcoming general election.
The International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)-Assisted Value Chain Development Programme (VDCP) in Ebonyi has sought improved tractor availability for its benefiting youths in Ebonyi.
The Senate says it would demand explanation on why the federal government wants to reduce the $8.1 billion fine imposed on the communication giant, MTN, to $800 million.
The Kwara State Governor, Alhaji Abdulfatah Ahmed, on Tuesday flayed the deployment of divisional police officers in Kwara-South, saying the exercise could negatively affect the credibility of the November 17 election to fill the Irepodun/Ekiti/Oke-Ero/Isin seat, which became vacant following the death of a former member representing the constituency, Funke Adedoyin.
Dr Iheanacho Ihim, Speaker, Imo House of Assembly, has said that there was no impeachment process against Gov. Rochas Okorocha.
The Coalition for Truth and Justice has condemned the Boko Haram attacks on Katarko, Yobe State, saying the development will do nothing to strengthen the terror group’s waning influence.
South Africans will head to polls in May 2019, officials said Wednesday, with President Cyril Ramaphosa and the ruling ANC party seeking to reverse growing voter discontent over the weak economy.
The acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, says the EFCC is seeking the extradition of former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, because the United Kingdom authorities have failed to take legal action against her despite being there since 2015.
Malam Suleiman Zarma, the Minister of State II for Power, Works and Housing, says the Federal Government is committed to the reduction of the nation’s housing deficit, put at over 17 million, through its National Housing Programme (NHP).