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Goal Of The Year
Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has congratulated Liverpool forward Sadio Mane for winning the 2019 African Player of the Year award.
The midfielder beat off competition from Ghana and Asante Kotoko goalkeeper Felix Annan and Ghana senior women's team and U17 striker Mukarama Abdulai to pick the coveted gong at the Ghana Football Awards held in Accra on Sunday.
Tottenham pair Mauricio Pochettino and Son Heung-min claimed the respective Premier League Manager and Player of the Year honours at the London Football Awards.
AC Milan sporting director Leonardo says Zlatan Ibrahimovic intends to be back with the Los Angeles Galaxy in 2019 after considering a return to the Italian Serie A side
Swedish icon Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s first goal for the Los Angeles Galaxy, a 77th-minute equalizer from 40 yards last March, was named Major League Soccer’s Goal of the Year on Tuesday.
Chelsea star Victor Moses has beaten Wilfred Ndidi of Leicester City to the Nigeria Footballer of the Year Award at the inaugural NFF/Aiteo Awards in Lagos.
Newsmen reports that the affected ministries include Ministries of Finance, Budget and National Planning; Water Resources; Education; Transportation, Environment and Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has extolled the virtues of the late Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile who died in a car accident on Tuesday.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari, National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen Babagana Monguno (retd), and nine ministers are also physically attending the meeting.
Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has provided an injury update on left-backs Luke Shaw and Brandon Williams ahead of Thursday evening’s crucial Premier League game against Crystal Palace.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, has said that 590 stranded Nigerians have been successfully evacuated from the United Kingdom (UK) and are expected to arrive Abuja and Lagos on Tuesday.
The Oyo State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) on Monday said it has arrested no fewer than eight (8) suspects who specialized in motorcycles snatching in Ibadan metropolis.
Former West Ham star Cheikhou Kouyaté has admitted that he regrets turning down a move to Tottenham a few years ago.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
Organised Labour in the nation’s communications industry, has raised the alarm that Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST, is at risk of losing no fewer than 15,000 workers into the unemployment market over the alleged recent takeover of its primary duty to produce and issue stamp by the Federal Inland Revenue Services, FIRS.
The Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Command in Enugu has arrested a suspected human trafficker, Mrs Okafor Chioma, who specialise in recruiting under-aged girls to run prostitution cartel.