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A chieftain in the All Progressive Congress (APC) and a former law maker in the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Hon. Dr Kassim Mohammad Kassim, has recalled how former Borno Governor Senator Ali Modu-Sheriff installed his successor, Senator Kashim Shettima in 2011.
Oscar De La Hoya is planning to call out long-time rival and former opponent Floyd Mayweather after his comeback fight against former UFC champion Vitor Belfort, set for September this year.
The African Action Congress (AAC) on Tuesday said it would contest only three councillorship seats in two local government councils at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
Accord Party plans to contest only in 12 local government councils and 37 local council development areas at the July 24 council polls in Lagos State.
Former Germany midfield star Dietmar Hamann has labelled Cristiano Ronaldo “a fool” for his audacious piece of skill in Portugal’s 4-2 loss im Munich on Saturday.
Israel condemned on Sunday the election of hardline judge Ebrahim Raisi as Iranian president, saying his would be a "regime of brutal hangmen" with which world powers should not negotiate a new nuclear deal.
Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline judge under U.S. sanctions for human rights abuses, secured a landslide victory on Saturday in Iran's presidential election after a contest marked by voter apathy over economic hardships and political restrictions.
Senator Barnabas Gemade has formally informed the people of Jechira about his intention to contest the Benue gubernatorial election come 2023 on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
The All Progressives Congress (APC) Screening Committee has screened and cleared all the 14 Anambra State governorship aspirants ahead of the party’s primary scheduled for July 26.
The Super Falcons of Nigeria ended their participation in the 2021 WNT Summer Series with a loss to the United States Women’s National Team (USWNT) via two stoppage-time goals at the end of each half to leave the series without a win. They started with a loss to the Reggae Girlz of Jamaica, drew with the Seleccao das Quintas of Portugal before the tie against the USWNT.
Ahead of the November 6 governorship election in Anambra State, the All Progressive Grand Alliance (APGA) has cleared a former Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Prof. Charles Chukwuma Soludo, and three other aspirants to contest for its primary election scheduled for June 23.
Chelsea have been warned by former Germany striker Klaus Fischer that Kai Havertz "doesn't feel comfortable" filling a false nine role, but the Blues' club-record £70 million ($99m) star is still being backed to shine in English football.
U.S. President Joe Biden said on Sunday that “autocrat” Vladimir Putin was right to say that relations were at their lowest point in years though he suggested that Russia might be weaker than it seemed and that Moscow had overreached in the Middle East.
Group of Seven leaders on Sunday scolded China over human rights in its Xinjiang region, called for Hong Kong to keep a high degree of autonomy and demanded a full and thorough investigation of the origins of the coronavirus in China.
The Electoral Committee Chairman, Prince Jambright B.T Sumanu said his committee is ready to conduct a credible 2021 Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) election in Kebbi state.
The Ogun chapter of Peoples Democratic Party has accused the Chairman of the State Independent Electoral Commission, OGSIEC, Barr. Babatunde Osibodu, of meddling in the affairs of the party.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has set up a seven-member committee to screen aspirants jostling for its ticket in the forthcoming Anambra governorship election.
The Bill titled, “A Bill for an Act to Alter the Provisions of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 to Strengthen Political Parties Structures in Nigeria; and for Related Matters,” it is sponsored by Hon. Oberuakpefe Anthony Afe.
Scores of youths under the aegis of ‘Saraki is coming’, drawn from many states in Northern Nigeria, Sunday, took to the streets in Kano, calling on immediate past Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki to contest the 2023 Presidential election.
Floyd Mayweather and Logan Paul’s respective cuts of the pay-per-view buys for their clash could take a drastic hit following the crash of Showtime’s streaming app.
No fewer than three Non-governmental organizations (NGO) yesterday played for charity in a football tournament as they geared to take 100 girl children to school.
Three suspected armed robbers on Saturday were involved a ghastly motor accident at Ode-Remo, Ogun State, while escaping with a car they allegedly snatched at gunpoint.
A group of Russians detained by the police in a part of northern Chad where the army has been battling a rebel invasion from Libya said on Wednesday that they were tourists who had come to sightsee in the Sahara Desert.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said that the upper chamber will publish the names of government agencies that have refused to appear before the Public Accounts Committee to defend the interrogations of the Auditor-General for the Federation in the 2015 report.
Gov. Seyi Makinde of Oyo State has urged local government chairmen in the state to upscale intelligence gathering in their respective council areas.
Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr was present at the first training session of selected Nigeria Professional Football League players in Abuja on Wednesday.
World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Ghebreyesus says every region has countries facing a steep increase in COVID-19 cases and deaths, with cases in Africa on rapid increase.
Spotify has acquired Podz, a startup whose technology generates preview clips of podcasts, the streaming service has announced.
Human rights lawyer and Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Femi Falana, and the Senate spokesman, Senator Ajibola Basiru, have opposed President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive to the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mr. Abubakar Malami (SAN), to reclaim land for open grazing, saying there is no national law on open grazing.
The National Assembly has been urged to kill two Bills currently being considered and reportedly aimed at curtailing Press Freedom in the country.
Nigeria born British pugilist Anthony Joshua has addressed challenger Deontay Wilder in the language he expects him to understand, noting that going to war with just one weapon is like shooting oneself on the leg.