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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.
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.
“Israelis love Nigeria and Nigerians love Israel,” says Mr Shimon Ben-Shoshan, Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria.
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”.
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 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.
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.
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.
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 Odibe is pleased to have won the 2018/19 Northern Cyprus league title with his club, Magusa Turk Gucu in his first season.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), has expressed worry over prevalent cases of drug abuse among youths in the country.
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.
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.
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.
A former governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Uzor Kalu, has explained that he visited President Nocolas Maduro of Venezuela as part of his objectives to promote world peace.
Nigerian Football Federation President Amaju Pinnick believes that the passing of the establishment bill of the NFF by the Senate is a landmark achievement.
Activities were totally paralysed in all public primary schools across Oyo State on Monday, as teachers commenced an indefinite strike to protest against delay in payment of their salaries and other complaints
Chairman of Anambra State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Ndubuisi Nwobu, has lauded the Supreme Court for the decision it took on the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Zamfara State.
A Swedish prosecutor on Monday requested that WikliLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia on suspicion of rape.