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Head Coach of Akwa United John Obuh has said that his team “won’t be complacent when they square up against Abia Warriors in their first home match of the new NPFL season.”

John Obuh goes against plans to slash NPFL players salaries

Former Akwa United coach John Obuh has stated that it would be unfair for teams in the NPFL to be thinking of slashing the salaries of the players in the league because of coronavirus.
Premier League chiefs are now working towards restarting the season on June 1.

Premier League season suspended indefinitely after crisis talks

It comes after the 20 Premier League clubs took part in a video conference call to try and plan a way forward as to when to start and how the season should be played out.
Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN)

SWAN condoles Enugu Rangers over death of players

The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) has condoled with the management, players and fans of Rangers International FC, Enugu over the demise of its two players.
Emmanuel Amuneke

Emmanuel Amuneke faces challenges as new coach of struggling El-Makkasa

Former Nigeria international Emmanuel Amuneke has said that he may face some challenges after taking over at struggling Egyptian Premier League side El-Makkasa.
Tunisia will not participate in the 2020 African Nations Championship billed for Cameroon owing to their crowded domestic fixture schedule.

Tunisia withdraw from 2020 CHAN in Cameroon

Tunisia will not participate in the 2020 African Nations Championship billed for Cameroon owing to their crowded domestic fixture schedule.
Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019-2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.

Enyimba with ‘school boys’ error crashed at Hassania Agadir

Reining Nigerian league champions Enyimba of Aba lost their opening Group game of 2019/2020 CAF Confederations Cup to Hassania Agadir of Morroco on Sunday.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu

NPFL: Enugu Rangers sack technical crew

Rangers Management Board in Enugu on Sunday sacks the team’s entire technical crew over its three straight defeats in the ongoing 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has revealed why Super Eagles lost 2-1 to Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals game at Cairo International Stadium.

Nigeria need certainty over Gernot Rohr future

Nigeria begin what is expected to be a smooth passage to the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations this week, but do so with a shadow over the future of coach Gernot Rohr.

WAFU Cup: Alloy Agu explains why Super Eagles failed in Senegal

After a disappointing outing in Senegal at the ongoing Wafu tournament, Super Eagles goalkeeping trainer, Alloy Agu, has blamed the performance on lack of game time.
Stakeholders in sports have urged the new Minister of Youth and Sports, Mr Sunday Dare, to reposition the sector for the overall benefit of the country.

Minister, NFF agree to rejig football

The Minister of Youth and Sports, Sunday Dare, on Friday met with members of the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in a bid to give new direction to football in the country.
Nigeria Football

NNL Super Four play-offs on hold over logistic issues

Organisers of the annual Super Four Play-offs that determines champions of the second tier domestic league, the Nigeria National League (NNL) have informed newsmen that the event earlier billed for Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba from July 31 to 3 August, 2019, has been put on hold, citing ‘logistic’ reasons.
Amaju Pinnick

NFF Congress: Amaju Pinnick calls for harmony, reforms

Re-elected Nigeria FA president Amaju Pinnick has called for harmony and reforms amid rancour and discontentment in the country’s football.

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Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

STF commander calls for objective reportage

Maj. Gen. Chukwuemeka Okonkwo, the Commander of Special Task Force, Operation Safe Haven (OPSH), has called on journalists in the state to be objective and professional in reporting security matters.

Katsina lifts ban on Juma’at prayers, church services

The Katsina state government has lifted the ban on congregational Friday Juma’at Prayers with immediate effect in the state.
Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has said that he took advantage of his trip to Russia with President Muhammadu Buhari to woo investors and development partners for the state. 2

Gombe governor lauds youths for producing ventilator

Governor Inuwa Yahaya of Gombe State has commended three youths of the state for producing a locally-made ventilator to support the ongoing fight against Coronavirus Disease pandemic.

Lockdown: Jigawa NBA provides palliative for members

The Jigawa State branch of the Nigerian Bar Association on Thursday said the body has expended N300,000 to provide palliative measures for some of its members and members of the National Youth Service Corps serving with them.
The Commissioner for Police (CP) Mr Lawan Jimeta, told newsmen, in Benin that the figure represented the suspects arrested for kidnapping, armed robbery, cultism, murder, fraud and car theft during the year under review.

Police: We are set for lockdown in Edo

The Commissioner, Edo State Police Command, Lawan Jimeta, on Thursday said the command would be firm, but fair in enforcing a total lockdown should the State Government order such.