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The Referee Committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF) has appointed 47 referees and assistant referees – including Video Assistant Referees – from 31 countries in the continent for the 6th edition of the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) holding in Cameroon from 16 January to 7 February 2021.
England have been drawn alongside Poland, Hungary, Albania, Andorra and San Marino in Group I as UEFA completed the draw for World Cup qualifying on Monday.
Shares in Asia Pacific rose modestly on Wednesday as U.S. President Donald Trump and Democrat Joe Biden were locked in a fierce battle for the White House.
Qatar’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani spoke to his Australian counterpart Marisa Payne on Friday, weeks after the October 2 incident that saw airport staff take women off several planes to examine them to check whether they were the mother of a baby abandoned at Hamad International Airport (HIA).
Mr Hassan Bello, Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), on Tuesday suggested that port terminal operators should adopt the Nigerian Export Proceeds (NXP) number to smoothen export transaction.
The Air Peace says it will soon begin regular commercial flight operations from its Lagos hub to Johannesburg, South Africa.
Hagi dispossessed Efe Ambrose and set up Defoe, whose shot was stopped by the goalkeeper’s legs, but Hagi showed good awareness to square to Aribo, who swept the ball into the empty net.
Brazilian legend Pele has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi but insisted that he is still the greatest footballer of all time.
His latest eye-catching club performance has prompted fresh hopes of a Germany recall for Mueller, who was dropped by Joachim Loew from the national set-up in 2019 alongside Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels.
Pep Guardiola faces a stern test of his managerial philosophy as the Manchester City boss aims to overhaul Premier League champions Liverpool this season.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero could miss the first two months of the 2020/2021 English Premier League (EPL) season, manager Pep Guardiola said on Friday.
Barcelona are confident of renewing the contract of goalkeeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen with president Josep Maria Bartomeu seeing it as a priority before he departs the club next year.
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Nigeria’s Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande was the miracle needed by the General Assembly to deliver on its mandate in the face of COVID-19.
Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
Emirates has announced that it will resume passenger services to Lagos on 7 September and Abuja on 9 September in Nigeria.
Ethiopian Airlines is in talks over possible involvement in the rescue of flagship carrier South African Airways (SAA), the head of the airline told Reuters on Friday.
FIFA has issued another warning to the Football Federation Islamic Republic of Iran (FFIRI) over interference in its affairs, amid concern regarding the involvement of the country’s judicial authorities in a dispute between the governing body and a former coach.
The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Tuesday confirmed 15 additional deaths from COVID-19 complications, bringing the total number of death toll in the country to 1,522.
The League Management Company has slammed a match ban on Jigawa Golden Star Gilbert Opana for improper conduct.
The former Nigerian international striker penned an emotional letter to the Red Devils on Tuesday, thanking Ole Gunnar Solskjaer for giving him the opportunity to play for the club.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola of the State of Osun has congratulated Air-Vice Marshal Isiaka Oladayo Amao, on his appointment as the new Chief of Air Staff by President Muhammadu Buhari.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has given a pat on the back to the President Muhammadu Buhari for appointing former Governor of Lagos and Borno state, Brigadier-General Mohammed Buba Marwa (Retd) as the Chairman/CEO of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).
Former governor of Sokoto State, Attahiru Bafarawa, has expressed anger over the incessant security challenges facing the country.
US President Joe Biden on Monday overturned Donald Trump’s ban on transgender personnel serving in the military, saying “all Americans” qualified to serve should be able to do so.
The Deputy Governor, Dr Hadiza Balarabe, disclosed this at the flagging off of the identification and enrolment exercise for the commencement of the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF) program in Kaduna State on Monday.
Troops of Operation Delta have apprehended 24 suspected oil thieves and recovered 9,856.1 barrels of crude oil, 339 million litres of illegally refined diesel as well as 500,000 litres of Kerosene in Delta State
The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Prof. Akin Abayomi, said on Wednesday the state government had conducted 263, 358 valid COVID-19 sample tests since inception of the pandemic.