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Tuesday’s top-of-the-table clash with Ecuador at the same Estadio Olimpico, starting at 9 pm Nigeria time, promises to be explosive, with both teams aware that victory would mean an early slot in the championship’s Round of 16.
A Civil Society Organisation (CSO), the Accountable Leadership For Better Nigeria Initiative, ALBNI, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to relieve the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, of his duties over claims by the latter that debt owed the federal government by the International Oil Companies, IOCs, would be difficult to recover legitimately.
The Ambassador of Nigeria to Sudan, Musa Mamman, has backed the Olympic Eagles ahead of their crucial clash with their Sudanese counterparts.
Former Deputy Governor of Plateau State, Dame Pauline Tallen, has vowed not to disappoint Nigeria and President Muhammadu Buhari in the discharge of her ministerial duties.
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, alongside his 2nd Vice President, Shehu Dikko and General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi, were on Monday at the Le Meridien Cairo Airport hotel camp of the Super Eagles to ginger the players ahead of Wednesday’s third place match against Tunisia.
While Dangote made a pledge of $50,000 to the team for every goal in their remaining two matches at the championship, Otedola pledged the sum of $25,000 for every goal.
The National Judicial Council (NJC) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to appoint Justice Tanko Muhammed as the substantive Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has called on the Super Eagles, to do the country proud in Wednesday’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash with South Africa in Cairo.
Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has said that the fight against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari will be more intense under his second term in office.
The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for bestowing an additional honour on late Chief M.K.O Abiola by renaming the National Stadium Abuja after him.
As part of activities marking June 12 Democracy Day, Oyo State governor, Seyi Makinde, has granted amnesty to 35 prisoners.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday renamed the Abuja National Stadium after the late self-acclaimed President, Chief Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola (GCFR).
The Yoruba Council of Youths Worldwide (YCYW) on Wednesday in Lagos described President Muhammadu Buhari’s declaration and celebration of June 12 as “Democracy Day” as a new dawn of hope.
Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, leads a delegation of FCT community and others to greet President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, commemorating the Eid-El-Fitr celebration at the State House, Abuja. 4th, June 2019.
Bayern Munich are set to stick with temporary manager Hansi Flick, though it is unclear whether he will be given the role on a permanent basis.
A local lawmaker in Akwa Ibom state, has been remanded in prison for allegedly assaulting a woman and stripping her naked.
The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has berated the All Progressives Congress, APC, for allegedly sending armed thugs to invade the venue of the meeting of its leaders, including Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde and the PDP candidate, Engr. Musa Wada, in Lokoja ahead of today’s governorship election in Kogi state.
Lionel Messi scores on his return to the national team as Argentina beat Brazil 1-0 in an international friendly match at the King Saudi University Stadium on Friday night.
Nigeria winger Victor Moses could return to Chelsea in January transfer window as Fenerbahce seem keen to end his disappointing loan spell.
Evo Morales, Bolivia’s first indigenous president departed Monday for exile in Mexico, leaving behind a country in turmoil after his abrupt resignation as president.
Diego Costa has been diagnosed with a cervical disc herniation in a fresh blow to goal-shy Atletico Madrid.
There was tension on Saturday morning in Awka, Anambra state when a long tanker conveying petrol to one of the filling stations fell to a gutter.
Opera, Norwegian internet browser developer, has announced the launch of Opera News Hub, a new online media platform for Nigerian authors and bloggers.
About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.