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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 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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State says Boko Haram insurgents have started recruiting children in the state due to the increase in unemployment.
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.
The Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria has threatened a shutdown if the financial autonomy of the state Houses of Assembly is not implemented.
Troubled by rampaging floods which have washed off many portions of the Nigeria-Niger Highway, the Kebbi State Government is considering closing parts of the road.
Mikel Arteta admits that the decision to sell Emiliano Martinez was a 'sacrifice' Arsenal made to try and help them land their top transfer targets between now and the end of the summer window on October 5.
Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Edo State, has accused Governor Godwin Obaseki, his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) counterpart, of running away from a debate organised by Arise Television in Benin City ahead of Saturday’s election.
A Magistrate Court in Port Harcourt has remanded one John Friday to prison custody for an alleged attack on some on-duty officials of the Rivers State Waste Management Agency, RIWAMA.