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The Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba will host next month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Leone Stars of Sierra Leone.
German coach Gernot Rohr said the Super Eagles have the strength in depth to weather the storm and ensure progress after Nigeria was drawn against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals in Qatar.
Nigeria have been drawn to square up against Cape Verde, Central African Republic (CAR) and Liberia in the penultimate round of the qualifying race for the 2022 FIFA World Cup finals.
Three of the four kidnapped crew members of the oil tanker Elka Aristotle have been released, however, the fourth crew member, a Filipino national has died, European Products Carriers Ltd, managers of the Greek-flagged vessel, informed.
France will return artworks taken from Benin during the colonial conquest of the region by the start of 2021, culture minister Franck Riester said Monday on a visit to the West African country.
There was uproar on the floor of ECOWAS parliament, yesterday, over Nigeria’s border closure policy as Nigeria hinged its decision on failure of Benin Republic to implement agreements.
Benin Republic head coach Michel Dussuyer has named former Premier League star Stephan Sessegnon and 22 others for this month’s 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying doubleheader against the Super Eagles of Nigeria and Sierra Leone.
The Federal Government has denied reports of attack on the Nigerian Embassy in Benin Republic.
Amb Kayode Oguntuase, Nigeria’s Ambassador to Republic of Benin, has said that Nigeria’s embassy in that country was never attacked.
The Nigerian Army on Wednesday said that five Boko Haram fighters belonging to the Al-Barnawi faction have surrendered to troops of the 3 Battalion following sustained bombardment of the insurgents’ hideout in the Northeast.
The Katsina State Government has rescued 23 victims of human trafficking, who were forced into slavery in Burkina Faso.
Dozens of baskets brimming with newly-picked tomatoes gently rot in the sticky heat, becoming the latest casualty in a bout of trade tension between Benin and Nigeria.
Ajara New Market in Badagry has lost over N10 million due to restriction on movements and goods at the Owode and Seme border posts since the exercise commenced last month.
Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde has announced the revocation of the Moniya-Iseyin road contract awarded during the administration of the immediate past government for N7 billion.
Manchester United veteran Juan Mata has called on his teammates to be creative as he praised Anthony Martial after his goal in the 1-1 draw with Club Brugge on Thursday.
The Ekiti State Government has launched Open Defecation Free Roadmap with a determination to enforce the One Toilet per household policy.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) has filed an application at the Supreme Court, asking it to reverse a judgement that sacked David Lyon as governor-elect of Bayelsa State.
Arsenal fans have compared Shkodran Mustafi to Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk after a recent upturn in form.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Thursday reinstated its call for the arrest of the National Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly inciting the attack on Justice Mary Odili over the Supreme Court’s judgment on the Bayelsa State governorship election.
Veritas University, Abuja, has built a police station on its campus in the Bwari area of the Federal Capital Territory, saying the presence of policemen was needed to checkmate the spate of insecurity including kidnapping and armed robbery.
The victims, whose identities had yet to be ascertained, were reportedly kidnapped around 6pm on Sunday.
Tragedy occurred at Ugwu Chelekwu village, Okija, on Saturday morning when a fire burnt down the house of one Mr Chukwuma Adinuba killing his three children.
Barely 24 hours to the planned review of the January 14, 2020 supreme court judgement, the Imo state police command on Monday banned all protests linked to the judgement.
Real Madrid are thought to be eager to take advantage of Manchester City’s two-year ban from the Champions League by sealing a mega-money move for winger Raheem Sterling at the end of the season.