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National volleyball team coach, Japhet Nuhu has called on the Volleyball Federation and Sports Ministry to ensure the team is well prepared for the All Africa Games in Morocco.

All Africa Games: Volleyball coach calls for good preparation

National volleyball team coach, Japhet Nuhu, has called on the Volleyball Federation and Sports Ministry to ensure the team is well prepared for the All Africa Games in Morocco.

Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala, Sergio Aguero in Argentine squad for Copa America

Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi, Paulo Dybala of Juventus and Sergio Aguero of Manchester City headed the 23-man Copa America squad announced by Argentina coach Lionel Scaloni on Tuesday.
Ambassador Shimon Ben-Shoshan

Envoy: Israelis love Nigeria and Nigerians love Israel

“Israelis love Nigeria and Nigerians love Israel,” says Mr Shimon Ben-Shoshan, Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria.

Kunle Afolayan decries segregation in filmmaking in Africa

Kunle Afolanya, veteran Nigerian filmmaker says there is so much segregation in filmmaking between the Francophone and Anglophone countries in Africa.
Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, the official mascot of the tournament has been unveiled by the Local Organizing Committee and it is called The child “Tut”.

In Pictures: AFCON 2019 official mascot ‘Tutankhamun’ unveiled

Ahead of the 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt, the official mascot of the tournament has been unveiled by the Local Organizing Committee and it is called The child “Tut”.
Nicolas Pepe has helped Lille qualify for next season's Uefa Champions League with his brace in their 5-0 thrashing of Angers on Saturday.

Nicolas Pepe’s brace seals UEFA Champions League berth for Lille

Nicolas Pepe has helped Lille qualify for next season's Uefa Champions League with his brace in their 5-0 thrashing of Angers on Saturday.
Ajax star Hakim Ziyech

European clubs on red alert as Ajax confirm Hakim Ziyech can leave

Ajax sporting director Marc Overmars has confirmed that Hakim Ziyech will be allowed to leave the club this summer.
Medhi Benatia's Al Duhail defeated Al Sadd 4-1 to lift the Emir Cup at the newly-opened Wakrah Stadium on Thursday.

Morocco captain Medhi Benatia lifts Emir Cup with Al Duhail

Medhi Benatia's Al Duhail defeated Al Sadd 4-1 to lift the Emir Cup at the newly-opened Wakrah Stadium on Thursday.
Nigeria will be making a return to the global stage in taekwondo, as the duo of Peter Itiku and Chinazum Nwosu will be representing the country at the five-day tournament holding in Manchester, Great Britain, from May 15 to 19.

Nigeria, 144 others for 2019 World Taekwondo Championships

Nigeria will be making a return to the global stage in taekwondo, as the duo of Peter Itiku and Chinazum Nwosu will be representing the country at the five-day tournament holding in Manchester, Great Britain, from May 15 to 19.
Nigeria men’s volleyball team departed the shores of the country for Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire on Thursday ahead of the 2019 All Africa Games qualifiers which holds from 17th to 25th May, 2019.

All Africa Games: Team Nigeria hits Abidjan for men’s volleyball qualifiers

Nigeria men’s volleyball team departed the shores of the country for Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, on Thursday ahead of the 2019 All Africa Games qualifiers which holds from 17th to 25th May, 2019.
Sebastian Coe

IAAF may stop Team Nigeria from Olympics, African Games over ‘missing’ $134,000

World athletics ruling body IAAF may have put the machinery in motion to stop Nigerian athletes from participating in this year’s African Games in Morocco, the World Athletics Championships in Doha, as well as the 2020 Olympics Games in Tokyo following the country’s refusal to return the $134,000, which the IAAF mistakenly paid into AFN account two years ago.
Liverpool has been advised to make a move for Wilfried Zaha by former Chelsea star Tony Cascarino.

Nathan Ake: Wilfried Zaha dominated Bournemouth players

Wilfried Zaha was a handful for Bournemouth as Crystal Palace secured a 5-3 win in their season-ending game on Sunday, according to Nathan Ake.
Michael Chukwuwike Odib

Michael Odibe relishes Northern Cyprus League title win

Michael Odibe is pleased to have won the 2018/19 Northern Cyprus league title with his club, Magusa Turk Gucu in his first season.
Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has praised the Eagles, the coaching crew and himself for pushing the team to the 3rd best position in Africa and 42nd best in the world having taking over the team when it was not faring well in the FIFA Rankings over two years ago.

NFF denies Eagles-Morocco friendly reports

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has debunked media reports that the Super Eagles will play a friendly game with the Atlas Lions of Morocco in France as part of preparations for the forthcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt.

IAAF World Relays: Relief as Team Nigeria heads to Japan

There was a relief in the camp of Team Nigeria heading to the IAAF World Relays Yokohama 2019 in Japan after the contingent finally secured its visa to embark on the journey.
Frenkie de Jong believes Ajax deserved to reach the Champions League final, labelling the club's European run as a fairytale with an unhappy ending.

Sunday Oliseh bemoans “horrible” Ajax loss to Tottenham in Champions League

Sunday Oliseh has expressed his frustration following Ajax’s 3-2 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the second leg of their Uefa Champions League semi-final at Johan Cruyff Arena on Wednesday.
Serge Aurier will miss Tottenham Hotspur’s Champions League quarter-final first leg game against Manchester City on Tuesday due to injury.

Serge Aurier out of Tottenham Hotspur clash against Ajax

Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed Serge Aurier’s recovery from injury but ruled him out of the return leg of their Uefa Champions League semi-final match against Ajax.
Supporters of President Cyril Ramaphosa's ruling party African National Congress (ANC) sing and dance at the party's final election rally ahead of the country's May 8 poll, in Johannesburg. Reuters-Siphiwe Sibeko

South Africa: The struggle continues 25 years after apartheid

Twenty-five years after the end of white-minority rule, South Africa remains one of the most unequal countries in the world, held back by corruption and crime.

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Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Provence, Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion, Dr. Emmanuel Chukwuma

Bishop Chukwuma challenges Governor Ugwuanyi on legacy projects

Most Rev. Emmanuel Chukwuma, Archbishop of Enugu Ecclesiastical Province, Anglican Communion, has appealed to Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State to leave legacies that posterity would remember him for.

NDLEA: 27 million involved in illicit drugs globally

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Central bank, BoI mull financing window for Edo Creative Hub

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and the Bank of Industry (BoI), have disclosed plans to partner with the Edo State Government to ease access to finance to creators at the Edo Creative Hub.

Police confirm Lagos man kills wife, son, self

The police in Lagos said a 42-year-old man, Enifeh Omomo, allegedly committed suicide after killing his wife and their six-year-old son at their Ikorodu residence.
This picture taken on Tuesday, July 17, shows trucks completely blocking a section of the Oshodi-Apapa Expressway at Second Rainbow inward Mile 2, and commercial buses driving against traffic.

Truckers hails removal of navy from controlling Apapa traffic

The Federal Government’s withdrawal of the Nigerian Navy and other military formations from controlling traffic at the Apapa Port has been lauded as a welcome development by some truck owners.