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Kei Kamara converted a penalty to take Sierra Leone to the Africa Cup of Nations for the first time since 1996 with a 1-0 win over Benin on Tuesday in a qualifier twice postponed due to a coronavirus tests drama.
Uber driver and two other traffickers have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), with different quantities of cocaine at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos.
President Muhammadu Buhari has flagged off the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure project in Nigeria, called the Deep Blue Project.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said the worsening insecurity in the country affects the citizens and the economy, challenging the foundation of nationhood and stands in the way of his administration in achieving its highest ambitions for Nigeria.
Continental powerhouses Nigeria and Ghana have been surprisingly drawn against each other in the first round of the qualifying series for the 12th Women African Cup of Nations that Morocco will host in the summer of next year.
Defending champions Super Falcons of Nigeria will face arch rivals Black Queens of Ghana in the first round of the 2022 African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) qualifiers.
Nigeria’s Super Falcons dropped one spot in the latest FIFA rankings released by the world soccer governing body on Friday.
The Africa Cup of Nations tournament will be staged in Cameroon from January 9 to February 6 next year, a Confederation of African Football (CAF) official confirmed on Thursday.
Fifa referee Charles Bulu is now in a stable condition after collapsing on Tuesday evening.
The Comoros according to him are not only happy to have picked one of the tickets to next year’s Nations Cup but also happy to be on same level with 6-time Nations Cup champions Egypt.
Nigeria and other African nations could play a central role in efforts by India to diversify its sources of oil and gas, India’s Oil Minister, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, said yesterday, as the nation strives to reduce its energy reliance on the Middle East.
In a bid to curb the rising insecurity situation, President Mohammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, to reintroduce Cargo Tracking Notes, CTN, following the proliferation of arms and increase in banditry across the nation.
A series of large explosions at a military base rocked the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, killing at least 20 people and injuring hundreds, local television station TVGE said.
Four large explosions at a military base rocked the city of Bata in Equatorial Guinea on Sunday, according to people in the city and local media
Portugal will send 5% of its COVID-19 vaccine shots to a group of Portuguese-speaking African countries and to the tiny nation of East Timor in the second half of the year, Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva said on Wednesday.
A flight carrying 600,000 doses of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine produced by the Serum Institute of India landed in Ghana’s capital Accra, the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF), said in a joint statement.
China has provided COVID-19 vaccine aid to Equatorial Guinea and Zimbabwe and will aid 19 more African countries as part of its commitment to making vaccines global public goods, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Wang Wenbin said on Monday.
The Super Falcons emerged winners of the Turkish Women’s Cup after a comprehensive 9-0 win against Equatorial Guinea at the Emir Sports Complex on Tuesday morning.
Halimatu Ayinde has set her sights on scoring more goals in 2021 following her matchwinner in Nigeria's 1-0 victory over Uzbekistan.
Super Falcons won their second group game at the Turkish Women’s Cup and they were even more impressive today against Uzbekistan than they were in their opening game against CSKA Moscow.
American coach Randy Waldrum began his management of Nigeria’s senior women’s national football team, the Super Falcons of Nigeria, with a slim victory over Russian women’s club ZFK CSKA Moscow of the Russian Women’s Football Championship, the top division of women football in Russia and 2019 winners of the division.
Super Falcons new coach Randy Waldrum has said he has been pleased with the “ton of talents” in the team and said he believes that with the right preparation they can always enjoy top finishes at the World Cup.
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.
Kwara State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has appealed to the national headquarters of the party to extend registration exercise for thousands of new entrants into the party.
A former Super Eagles player and coach, Samson Siasia, who was handed a life ban by the world football governing body FIFA over match-fixing allegations has had his punishment reduced to a five-year ban by the Court of Arbitration for Sports (CAS).
Charles Taylor has advised Callum Hudson-Odoi to continue playing for England despite strong interest from Ghana.
The Nigerian Press Organisation (NPO), comprising the Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN), the Nigerian Guild of Editors (NGE) and the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ), yesterday called on the House of Representatives to step down a bill seeking to amend the Nigerian Press Council Act as the matter is sub judice.
The technocrat turned politician was unanimously elected at the party’s governorship primaries held on Friday in Nnewi area of the state. The National Chairman of the Labour Party, Barr. Julius Abure, made this known to pressmen.