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President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr. Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has declared African Men’s Player of the Year, Sadio Mane of Senegal and Women’s Player of the Year, Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala as fully deserving of their honours at the 2019 CAF Football Awards ceremony in Hurghada, Egypt on Tuesday night.
Ex-Super Eagles midfielder Mutiu Adepoju has cautioned Samuel Chukwueze and Victor Osimhen after missing out of 2019 young African player of the year award on Tuesday night, January 7, in Cairo.
After recording some groundbreaking achievements last year, President of the Nigeria Wrestling Federation (NWF) Hon. Daniel Igali is hopeful that 2020 will be even ‘better’ for the sport in the country.
Liverpool and Senegal star Sadio Mane and Nigeria and FC Barcelona Women forward Asisat Oshoala have picked up the top awards for African Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year respectively.
The Nigerian Navy said its operatives have thwarted an attempt by suspected illegal bunkerers and crude oil thieves to move seven ships fully loaded with crude oil and automotive gas oil (AGO), out of the country.
Arsenal’s hopes of signing Hakim Ziyech from Ajax have been handed a boost, after the player has been told he can leave this month, CalcioMercato reports.
Two-time Commonwealth champion Odunayo Adekuoroye (57kg) has reflected on her performance in the year 2019 and gave thanks to God almighty for her achievements.
The forward was in Nigeria for the Yuletide break after an eventful 2019, where he scored 13 times after joining the French top-flight side from Sporting Charleroi.
Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These are the pledges on which I have been twice elected President and remain the framework for a stable, sustainable and more prosperous future.
Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong commended the security agencies particularly the Department of State Services for the rescue of five kidnapped aid workers by the Boko Haram terrorist group including Jennifer Ukambomg Samuel, a nurse from Plateau State.
Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.
A two-storey building has collapsed around Agarawu area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.
The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has conducted a study on the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on key macroeconomic variables.
The Gambia on Sunday warned its ousted leader, Yahya Jammeh, not to try to return home from his exile in Equatorial Guinea.
The corruption trial of a former Chairman of the then Pension Reform Task Team, Abdulrasheed Maina, continued before the Federal High Court in Abuja, on Thursday, with another of his siblings, Khalid Aliyu, testifying against him.
Ukraine International Airlines President Yevhenii Dykhne on Saturday said he never doubted that the airline had not caused the crash of its passenger plane in Iran.
The N32.9 billion fraud trial of alleged internet celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha (alias Mompha), on Wednesday, continued before a Federal High Court in Lagos State.
The Supreme Court has announced that it would deliver judgment on the petitions against the declaration of Emeka Ihedioha, as the governor of Imo state by the Independent National Electoral Commission on Monday.