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A former owner of Portsmouth Football Club has been jailed for two-and-a-half years in Russia for bank fraud.
A United States team packed with NBA stars will begin its bid for an unprecedented third Basketball World Cup title in a row with a clash against debutants the Czech Republic.
Venezuela has plunged into a major political crisis amid a growing row over President Nicolas Maduro’s future as the country’s leader.
Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State, Benedict Ayade, yesterday, in an interview with newsmen at the Carnival Calabar Cultural Festival said that the 2018 Calabar Carnival will not only help in telling Africa’s true story but will also show that the continent has come of age.
A unique European Championships in 2020 that will be hosted in 12 cities across the continent will begin to take shape when the qualifying draw takes place in Dublin on Sunday at 1100GMT.
Ukraine Ambassador to Nigeria Dr Valerii Aleksandruk has appealed to the federal government to formally recognise `Holodomor' (the man-made famine in Ukraine in which millions of Ukrainians were deliberately starved to death) as genocide against the Ukrainian people.
Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has been charged with misconduct in relation to alleged breaches of the Football Association's betting rules, the English governing body announced Monday.
Pope Francis on Tuesday said young people are turned off by the Catholic Church because of sex abuse and financial scandals.
Nigeria for the third time running has retained the number one spot in Africa and 32 in the world in the latest ranking of the FIBA World Ranking Men, presented by Nike following the fourth window of the FIBA Basketball World Cup 2019 Qualifiers.
Pope Francis on Monday urged Latvians, who broke with the Soviet Union nearly 30 years ago, to cherish their hard-won freedom and to not forget the sacrifices of those who died for it.
Pope Francis on Sunday paid homage to Holocaust victims who perished in the Vilnius ghetto, 75 years to the day after the Nazis liquidated it, and warned 100,000 Lithuanians gathered for mass against “pernicious attitudes” leading to genocide.
Pope Francis will start a Baltic tour in Lithuania on Saturday during which he will pay homage to the history of a region that still bears the scars of its Nazi and Soviet occupations.
Chris Smalling believes Manchester United’s consecutive, morale-boosting away wins have set a solid platform at the start of a key period of games.
Only the Federal Government and the Lagos State Government accessed the Capital Market for bonds in 2017, a Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) report says.
Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos) say the non review of the Multi-Year Tarrif Order (MYTO), since February 2016 had resulted in the accumulation of over N1.4trillion shortfall in the nation’s electricity market.
Ex-agitators of the Niger Delta region have hailed the Federal Government for the prompt payment of their monthly stipends.
The delegation of seven-time African champions, Egypt, has arrived Nigeria for Tuesday’s high-profile friendly against Nigeria’s Super Eagles.
The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) says Nigeria loses over four trillion Naira annually in the extractive industry due to lack of laws and policies.
Edo State Government has paid a total of N100 million as counterpart fund for the Basic Health Care Provision Fund (BHCPF).
Political activist, Deji Adeyanju, has accused Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy, of collecting money from official of President Muhammadu Buhari’s government to attack Atiku Abubakar.
Supporters of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Sokoto State have converged on Government House, Sokoto, for a wild jubilation.
The Gubernatorial Candidate of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau state, Senator Jeremiah Useni, on Wednesday accused Governor Simon Lalong and the All Progressive Congress, APC, Candidate of spending 20 billion naira rehabilitation funds release to the state on his reelection campaign.
The Super Eagles of Nigeria media officer Toyin Ibitoye says the team enjoys playing at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, contrary to what some reports which have it that the technical crew of the team aren’t satisfied with the state of the stadium.