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The first bigwig convicted in the United States in the FIFA corruption scandal that disgraced world football awaited sentencing on Wednesday.
Brazilian football head Marco Polo Del Nero has been banned from football for life by FIFA’s ethics committee for bribery, the global football body said on Friday.
A US jury on Tuesday acquitted a Peruvian former soccer boss at the FIFA corruption trial in New York, just days after convicting two South American co-defendants.
FIFA has appointed a normalisation committee to run the affairs of the Malian Football Association (Femafoot).
Former Brazil international and now Senator, Romario, has declared interest in the presidency of the country’s corruption-tainted football governing body.
Spain were in danger of being thrown out of the World Cup on Friday over alleged government interference in its football association.
Brazil's football federation president has been suspended for 90 days while he is under a FIFA ethics investigation.
Residents of Umuabai Afara road in Umuahia the Abia state capital have been thrown into confusion as they woke up Friday morning to meet lifeless body of a yet-to-be-identified lady.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Bayelsa says it has distributed sensitive election materials to Registration Area Centres (RACs) in the state.
Barely 24 hours to the battleground for tomorrow’s Presidential and National Assembly elections, the last- minute campaigns have shifted to mosques in Kwara State.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has distributed sensitive materials across the 23 Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Benue in readiness for Saturday’s poll.
Manager Pep Guardiola has sent his "thoughts and best wishes" to the Manchester City fan who was assaulted following the Champions League win over Schalke in Germany on Wednesday.
Germany’s current account surplus shrank but remained by far the world’s largest in 2018 due to strong exports, according to data from the Ifo Institute on Tuesday that is likely to renew criticism of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s fiscal policies.
Head of Nigeria Wrestling team, Purity Akuh has revealed that the trio of Odunayo Adekuoroye, Aminat Adeniyi, and Blessing Oborududu will be embarking on two-week training tournaments tour of Europe as they intensify preparations towards Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Egypt's Interior Ministry says a suicide bomber killed two police officers and wounded three more while he was being pursued near Cairo's famed Khan el-Khalili tourist marketplace.
The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has said that the excuse of logistical crisis given by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for the postponement of the presidential and National Assembly elections was not sufficient and describing it flimsy.
Prof. Austine Omoigberale, the President, Paediatric Association of Nigeria, has warned against over consumption of groundnut, saying it is contaminated with aflatoxin, a toxic fungi.