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Former Super Eagles midfielder Austin Okocha said Gernot Rohr deserves to remain in charge of the national team and praised the Nigeria Football Federation for renewing the Manager’s contract.
Sierra Leone’s prodigal coach John Kiester, is exuding confidence in his side as he unveiled a list of 23 players, including 14 foreign-based ones, for the Leone Stars double header against Nigeria in the frame of Cameroon 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
According to reports, the Arsenal midfielder will remain in London and will not travel to Ghana during the international break as he recovers from a thigh injury sustained in the club’s 3-0 loss at home to Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday.
Nigeria’s squad for their imminent Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers is only set to fully assemble tomorrow, with several stars facing travel difficulties.
The Gambia coach Tom Saintfiet has expressed his happiness and relief at the return of the Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Leon Balogun has expressed excitement with his return as a starter for Glasgow Rangers on Sunday.
The Network for Democracy and Development (NDD), a Civil Society Organisation, has commended efforts of the Federal Government at improving the state of the economy.
Kano State Commissioner for Education, Malam Muhammad Sanusi Sa’id Kiru, has disputed the widely circulated rumour that schools in Kano will not resume on Monday, January 18, respectively.
Shortly after the Sabadell sports director publicly acknowledged his interest in hiring Ramon Azeez from Granada, Diego Martinez, the coach of the Nazarí team, confirmed that the player had asked to leave. He said this at the press conference after the victory in the Cup against Malaga.
The ruling party, All Progressive Congress, APC, have won all the 44 Local government Chairmen seats in Kano State.
The Senate has taken a swipe at the Ministry of Petroleum Resources over the payment of N98.4 million for the printing of leaflets for the awareness campaign programme for the Petroleum Industrial Bill without due process.
French motorcycle rider Pierre Cherpin has died from his injuries after a fall during the Dakar Rally, becoming the notoriously perilous race’s first fatality this year, organisers said on Friday.
Thirteen suspected traffic robbers who specialize in attacking motorists trapped in traffic in different parts of Lagos were yesterday, arrested by operatives of the Rapid Response Squad , RRS.
The incident happened at the Villa dei Diamanti care home in Lanuvio, a town near Rome, Italian firefighters said in a post on Twitter. “Some residents have [been] killed, while others have been hospitalised,” it said.
British drugmaker AstraZeneca said on Friday that its cancer drug Imfinzi had been approved in Europe and Britain for a spaced-out, fixed-dose regimen for a common type of lung cancer, to help reduce the frequency of hospital visits.
Following the ongoing forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), many contractors have returned to sites to complete abandoned projects with their personal fund, Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio, has said.