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DR Congo coach Florent Ibenge has recalled striker Tresor Mputu Mabi after a five-year absence for their next Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.
The Federation of Congolese Football Federation, FECOFA, has wished the Super Eagles a successful outing at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, has expressed his delight over the impressive showing of Crotone striker Simy Nwankwo on his Nigeria debut in the 1-1 draw with DR Congo – an international friendly game played at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium Port Harcourt on Monday.
Despite fears concerning the Ebola crises in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the Super Eagles will play the Leopards of DR Congo at the Adokiye Amiesimaka stadium, Port Harcout.
Despite reports of an Ebola Virus out-break in their country, Nigeria’s Super Eagles are fully focussed on their upcoming friendly against the Leopards.
Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick has rubbished speculations that the pre-World Cup friendly between Super Eagles and the Leopards of Democratic Republic of Congo billed for May 28 in Port Harcourt has been put off.
Super Eagles midfielder Ogenyi Onazi said the Eagles will be in a good frame of mind to confront England on June 2 as the match and others lined up for the national team will boost their confidence for the World Cup starting June 16.
The UN has called for the protection of big cats species such as lions, tigers and leopards, warning that they are fast going into extinction.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
Stakeholders of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Abak Federal Constituency have alerted security operatives on alleged illegal arms depot in Akwa Ibom State.
The Ogun State Police command has arrested a woman for allegedly defrauding a Christian faith-based organisation to the sum of N100m.
Cristiano Ronaldo has been dropped as the face of EA Sports’ FIFA 19 game.
Egypt on Saturday detained two foreigners for drug smuggling after they flew into Cairo international airport carrying a large quantity of cocaine, official sources told AFP.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria in a statement on Sunday said it fully supports the joint statement by the heads of the ECOWAS and other international election observation missions on the postponement of the February 16 and March 2 general elections.