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The Minister of Youth and Sports Development Minister Mr. Sunday Dare has commended Total E&P Nigeria Ltd for their commitment towards the Development of Basketball as well as the Youth.

Minister gives condition for resumption of contact sports

Minister of Youth and Sports Development Sunday Dare says contact sports will soon resume in the country under strict protocols as recommended by the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, on has turned the heat on the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) saying football in the country is going backward.

Nigeria earns N350 million yearly from sports – minister

The Nigeria Premier Basketball League, NPFL, and their likes will become major indexes driving the Nigerian economy when the new national sports policy is ratified and accented to by the President, Muhammadu Buhari.
Former CHAN Eagles forward Anthony Okpotu was on target for his Tunisian side US Monastir in their 3-1 win over Tataouine on Monday.

Anthony Okpotu wins top scorer award in Tunisian Ligue 1

Okpotu was not in action on Sunday as US Monastir ended their league campaign with a 1-1 draw against Ben Guerdane at home. They join fourth-place Etoile du Sahel as Tunisia's representatives for next season's Caf Confederation Cup.
Nasarawa United have secured the signing of Plateau United winger Usman Bashir ahead of the 2020-2021 NPFL season.

Nasarawa United completes the signing of Usman Bashir

Nasarawa United have secured the signing of Plateau United winger Usman Bashir ahead of the 2020/2021 NPFL season.
Coach of NPFL side Heartland FC Fidelis Ilechukwu has expressed his deep concern about his team despite the Owerri side’s 1-0 win over Jigawa Golden stars incidentally been their first win of the league season coming on match day 5.

Heartland head coach debunks exit reports

Heartland FC coach Fidelis Ilechukwu has debunked reports of his departure from the Nigerian Professional football league side.
Management of Rangers International F.C have set Sunday, September 13, 2020, as the resumption date for its old and new players for the fast approaching 2020-2021 NPFL season.

NPFL: Rangers set September 13 resumption date for new season

Management of Rangers International F.C have set Sunday, September 13, 2020, as the resumption date for its old and new players for the fast approaching 2020/2021 NPFL season.
Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.

Azeez Akinyemi joins Israeli side Maccabi Netanya from Plodiv

Highly experienced Nigerian born defender Akinsola Azeez Akinyemi has completed his move to top Israeli side Maccabi Netanya ahead of the new season.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

NPFL: LMC chief insists clubs must be licensed to participate

Following the directive of the Nigeria Football Federation that no club would be allowed to participate in the domestic league without meeting the requirement of club licensing, the organizers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL, has invited all the clubs in the elite division to submit their applications for licensing ahead of 2020/2021 season
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

Nigerian government insists on virus protocols for restart of NPFL, other leagues

The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigeria Football Federation and club owners – that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
Abia Warriors have completed the transfer of the signing Godwin Obaje putting his signature on a two-year contract.

Former NPFL top scorer Godwin Obaje joins Abia Warriors

Abia Warriors have completed the transfer of the signing Godwin Obaje putting his signature on a two-year contract.
The former Akwa United goalkeeper said the Umuahia-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit has all it takes to challenge for major titles next season.

Leke Ojo: I want to fight for honours with Abia Warriors

The former Akwa United goalkeeper said the Umuahia-based Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) outfit has all it takes to challenge for major titles next season.
Daniel Akpeyi produced six saves and a shut out as Kaizer Chiefs claimed bragging rights in Saturday’s PSL crunch game against Orlando Pirates in the Soweto Derby.

Kaizer Chief’s Daniel Akpeyi on course for first ever career league title

Kaizer Chiefs are 90 minutes away from ending a five-year trophy drought by clinching the Premier Soccer League title after Saturday’s clash away to relegation battler’s Baroka FC.
Pioneer Chairman of the League Management Company (LMC), Hon. Nduka Irabor, has opened up on several challenges facing the Nigeria Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL).

LMC, Redstrike Sports seal commercial investment deal

The League Management Company, LMC, has entered into strategic and investment partnership with Redstrike Sports to commercialise the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Turkish Super Lig club Konyaspor have signed former Dolphins of Port Harcourt and Akwa United forward Emem Eduok, on loan from Croatian side Hajduk Split.

Emem Eduok joins Turkish Super Lig club Konyaspor on loan

Turkish Super Lig club Konyaspor have signed former Dolphins of Port Harcourt and Akwa United forward Emem Eduok, on loan from Croatian side Hajduk Split.
Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has stated that the experiences of Ifeanyi Anaemena and Theophilus Affelokhai will aide their continental race.

Rivers United coach reveals plans for Ifeanyi Anaemena, Theophilus Affelokhai

Rivers United coach Stanley Eguma has stated that the experiences of Ifeanyi Anaemena and Theophilus Affelokhai will aide their continental race.
Nigeria Professional Football League giants, Enyimba, are reportedly interested in signing Sunshine Stars’ midfielder, Ogunniyi Omojesu.

Enyimba joins others in the race to sign Ogunniyi Omojesu from Sunshine

Nigeria Professional Football League giants, Enyimba, are reportedly interested in signing Sunshine Stars’ midfielder, Ogunniyi Omojesu.
Theophilus Afelokhai - Enyimba

NPFL: Enyimba goalie urges Rivers United to accepts PPG ruling in good fate

Afelokhai speaking in a chat empathized with the Port Harcourt based side and urge the team to simply focus on representing Nigeria well in the CAF Confederation cup rather than continue to drag a decision that has been made by the league organizers on the placements of teams on the NPFL table.
Sunshine Stars midfielder Ogunniyi Omojesu is edging closer to a move to Nigeria professional football league giants Lobi Stars of Markurdi.

Ogunniyi Omojesu set to join Lobi from Sunshine Stars

Sunshine Stars midfielder Ogunniyi Omojesu is edging closer to a move to Nigeria professional football league giants Lobi Stars of Markurdi.

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Governor Nasir El-Rufai has appointed new members of the management team and boards of some agencies, as part of continuous efforts to strengthen Kaduna State Government structures.

Kaduna to revive guidance, counselling unit in public schools

The Kaduna State Government said on Friday that it would revive guidance and counselling unit in public Secondary Schools in the state.
Akwa Ibom State Commissioner for Information and Strategy, Comrade Ini Ememobong, gave the charge Friday while playing host to the Executive members of the State branch of FIDA, during a courtesy call on him in the Conference room of the Ministry.

Akwa Ibom announces dates for resumption of schools

Akwa Ibom State Government has fixed September 21 2020 for the commencement of processes for the resumption of academic activities in the state-owned university, college of education and public primary schools.
Babagana Zulum, governor of Borno state, says he is critical of the Nigerian army so that they can improve in their fight against insurgency.

Governor Zulum: Boko Haram now recruits children in Borno

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.

Edo election: PDP Reps condemn ‘siege’ on opposition governors

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the House of Representatives has condemned alleged siege on opposition governors by security agents in Benin City, the Edo State capital, ahead of Saturday’s gubernatorial election in the state.
Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020-21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.

Bayern thrash Schalke 8-0 in Bundesliga opener

Serge Gnabry hit a hat-trick as holders Bayern Munich romped to an historic 8-0 rout of Schalke on Friday in the opening game of the 2020/21 Bundesliga season behind closed doors.