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Bayern Munich have opened their first football school in Africa, the German giants announced Wednesday, with the new facility located in Ethiopia’s capital Addis Ababa.
Five-time champions Nigeria will guarantee a return to the FIFA Under-17 World Cup finals today if the Golden Eaglets overcome their Angolan counterparts in their second match at the ongoing Africa Under-17 Cup of Nations in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.
Israel Folau has been found to have committed a "high-level breach of the professional players' code of conduct" over the offending Instagram and Twitter post, which the Wallabies fullback made last week.
Several Nigerian poets were rewarded for their creativity at the Korea-Nigeria Poetry Feast in Abuja to mark the 100th anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement.
The Ambassador of Japan to Nigeria, Mr Yutaka Kikuta, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari for his reelection on behalf of his country.
The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, has called for stronger ties between Nigeria and Japan to boost both nations’ diplomatic bond, especially in science and technology.
Wreckage from a Japanese F-35A stealth fighter jet has been found a day after it disappeared off the radar over the Pacific, the country’s defence minister said on Wednesday.
The number of global executions in 2018 dropped to the lowest in a decade, a report released on Wednesday by human rights group Amnesty International said.
Carlos Ghosn has accused “backstabbing” Nissan executives of a “conspiracy” to have him arrested over fears he planned to merge the Japanese firm with France’s Renault, in a video released Tuesday.
Japan’s Naomi Osaka maintained a slender lead over Romanian Simona Halep at the top of the WTA rankings released on Monday.
Fighter jets for Libya's UN-backed government in Tripoli have targeted forces under the command of renegade General Khalifa Haftar, in a bid to halt his military assault on the capital that threatens to further destabilise the country.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has predicted that the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of Southern Africa countries will increase by around 2.2 per cent in 2019 from 1.2 per cent last year.
Female coach, Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF), Akuh Purity, believes World Wrestling Championship silver medalist, Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg), has gathered enough experience to win gold medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in Japan.
Former Nissan boss Carlos Ghosn will remain in custody until at least April 14, a Japanese court ruled on Friday, as prosecutors quiz him over fresh allegations of financial misconduct.
Kalidou Koulibaly has reiterated his desire to remain with Serie A side Napoli beyond the end of the 2018-19 season amid reported interests from several European heavyweights.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment has accused the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) of disrupting the inauguration of the new board of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF).
Former Senate Minority leader, Godswill Obot Akpabio, has denied allegations that he called the All Progressives Congress (APC) evil and was considering returning to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Chelsea beat Slavia Prague 4-3 in a thrilling encounter to book their place in the Europa League semi-finals despite an alarmingly complacent second-half performance at Stamford Bridge on Thursday.
The Federal Government has 58 ongoing road and bridge projects in the South East, Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing, Alhaji Mustapha Shehuri, has said.
An Upper Area Court I sitting in Kasuwan Nama, Jos, on Tuesday sentenced a student, Hamisu Abubakar, to two years in prison for stealing a wireless microphone from a Mountain of Fire and Miracles Church.
The births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five worldwide have never been officially recorded, says UNICEF. The Agency said only 30 per cent of births of Nigerian children below five had so far been registered.
Osun State citizens travelling home for Easter celebration will have the opportunity of free train transportation from Lagos to Osogbo, the state capital.
The Rotary International yesterday donated $5.7 million to aid the fight against polio in Nigeria. The donation was handed over to UNICEF Country Representative in Nigeria, Dr. Pernille Ironside.
The European Union’s bid to overhaul its two-decade-old copyright rules cleared its final hurdle on Monday as EU governments backed the move forcing Google to pay publishers for news snippets and Facebook to filter out protected content.