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Brazilian legend Pele has claimed that Cristiano Ronaldo is better than Lionel Messi but insisted that he is still the greatest footballer of all time.
Oil prices rose on Monday as a tropical storm in the Gulf of Mexico prompted drillers to evacuate rigs and shut-in production.
Messi dropped a bombshell when he handed in a transfer request but the Barca captain and six-time Ballon d’Or champion will remain at Camp Nou for the 2020-21 season.
Former Nigeria international Finidi George has revealed some of the reasons that led to the Super Eagles painful exit at the 1994 FIFA World Cup in the United States.
Paris Saint-Germain remains strongly interested in coming to terms on a contract extension agreement with forward Kylian Mbappe, according to a report from the French-based publication Le Journal du Dimanche.
France’s anti-terror prosecutor’s office said Monday it would probe the killing of eight people, including French aid workers, by gunmen in Niger.
A rift has opened up over the design of smartphone apps to trace people in Europe at risk of coronavirus infection, potentially hindering efforts to curb the pandemic and ease crippling travel restrictions.
Prominent Nigerian Pastor TB Joshua has again waded into the contentious issue of the worldwide coronavirus outbreak, calling on world leaders to reopen the economy.
Samuel Umtiti trained alone on Sunday as the Barcelona centre-back battles to be fit for next weekend’s trip to Real Mallorca.
The French public on Sunday began bidding a final farewell to late former president Jacques Chirac, fondly remembered as a charismatic giant of domestic and international politics despite a mixed legacy.
France’s National Assembly and Senate stood in silence on Thursday to mark the death of former president Jacques Chirac.
FIFA has announced the 24 teams squad that will participate in the Women World Cup in France, meet the teams and the 23 players each from each team including the Super Falcons of Nigeria.
France on Wednesday introduced a bill to tax internet and technology giants such as Google and Facebook on their digital sales, putting it among a vanguard of countries seeking to force the companies to pay more in the markets where they operate.
Former Cameroon captain Benjamin Moukandjo has left Chinese Super League (CSL) club Jiangsu Suning after his contract was terminated by mutual consent.
Clement Lenglet describes it as the fixture that “freezes time” and believes this week’s Clasico double-header could still define the seasons of both his own Barcelona, and Real Madrid.
France’s Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday said French troops fighting Islamist militants in Mali have killed one of the Sahel region’s leading jihadists.
U.S. President Donald Trump has threatened to use emergency powers to bypass Congress and end Government shutdown as well as to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
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After search and rescue efforts for the kidnapped Abia State University, Uturu (ABSU) students, the state government has confirmed that only one student is left with the hoodlums.
The new nomination guidelines for Lagos local government poll aspirants by the All Progressives Congress (APC) is drawing criticisms from different quarters. One of such criticisms is coming from the Lagos4Lagos movement, a group within the party.
A pair of boxing gloves worn by Nelson Mandela at the height of the anti-apartheid struggle in South Africa lie under a thick layer of dust in a darkened room, the silence broken only by the thud of moths nose-diving onto the glass display case.
A report prepared by a research and consultancy group, Beacon Consulting Ltd., a member of ASIS International, world’s largest association for security management professionals, has shown that of the 6.5 million small arms and light weapons circulating in Nigeria, 5 million are in the possession of non-state actors while 568,000 are in the hands of law enforcement agencies.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi, has expressed his condolences on the death of Pastor Dare Adeboye, son of the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye.
Chelsea chief, Marina Granovskaia, is ready to work with manager Thomas Tuchel to oversee a clearout of at least 13 players this summer.
An orphan, Iniubong Umoren, who reportedly went for a phantom job interview in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has been found dead. Umoren’s disappearance was reported on Twitter by her friend, Umoh Uduak aka Happiness Activist.
A thirteen-year old girl, simply identified as Nseobong, on Sunday evening hung herself beside her home at Diamond Hill, Calabar.
Lagos State Government has expended the sum of N20 billion out of the N25 billion initial budget for the construction of the much-awaited 32 metric tonnes per hour Imota Rice Mill in the state.
The International Criminal Court on Thursday sentenced Dominic Ongwen, a Ugandan child soldier who became a commander in the notorious Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), to 25 years in jail for war crimes and crimes against humanity.