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Lille’s Nigeria international Victor Osimhen has received his award as French Ligue 1 player for the month of September 2019.
In the latest round of an unusually public spat between host city Tokyo and the International Olympic Committee over the 2020 Games marathon, Tokyo governor Yuriko Koike on Friday demanded detailed reasons for moving the race to northern Japan.
The Secretary-General, Nigeria Polytechnic Games Association (NIPOGA), Agboola Akinbode, says the sports fiesta is meant to engender healthy rivalry among polytechnic students in the country.
The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT), Kaduna state wing, on Friday urged teachers yet to receive their salaries to exercise patience.
President Muhammadu Buhari says the life of every Nigerian, in every part of the world matters, promising to stretch government’s reach and capacity in protecting all Nigerians, not minding the distance.
The Young Progressive Party (YPP) has kicked against the constitution of a special panel of the Court of Appeal to hear the petition by Chris Uba of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) challenging the validation of the election of its candidate, Ifeanyi Ubah as winner of the Anambra South senatorial election by the National Assembly Election Petition Tribunal.
Barcelona will reportedly have to pay €200m if they want to sign Inter forward Lautaro Martínez next summer.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar, the Cross River State capital, has granted the request of the prosecution to mask its witness in the suit between the Nigeria Police Force (NPF), representing the state, and Agba Jalingo.
Nigeria’s Super Eagles have dropped by one spot in the FIFA World ranking for the month of October to now place as world 35th country.
Rivers government said the monthly Sanitation exercise will hold on Saturday, October 26, across the 23 Local Government Areas of the State from 7am – 10am.
Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis is eager to sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic and says talks about a possible move have gone on “for a few months”.
Chairman of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has said Nigeria and South Africa will implementation the “Early Warning Signal” mechanisms signed by the two countries to curb xenophobic attacks.
The Nigerian Stock Exchange on Wednesday, recorded second gain in October with the market capitalisation increasing by N15 billion.
A group, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Integrity Group has expressed worry over the reluctance of the Code of Code Bureau (CCB) to proceed with the investigation of the allegation of non-declaration of assets by the PDP governorship candidate in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on his election victory.
Fixe-time world champions, the Golden Eaglets of Nigeria have landed in the city of Gioania, Brazil, where the team will tackle Hungary at the Estadio Olimpico in the opening game of Group B of the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup finals on Saturday.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly has screened and confirmed all the 15 commissioner nominees sent to the House by Governor Abdullahi Sule.
A Palau-flagged freight ship has sunk off the coast of Turkey’s Black Sea province of Bartin, killing at least three crew members, according to Bartin Governor Sinan Guner.
A Catholic priest of the Diocese of Minna, Niger State, Rev. Father John Gbakaan Yaji, has been abducted and murdered by gunmen suspected to be armed bandits in the state.
The 43KM Obajana-Kabba road constructed by Dangote Industries Limited (DIL), has been described by motorists as the country’s most strategic highway that is aiding travellers between the North and the South.
Abia State Government has called on members of the state chapter of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) to return to classes in the interest of their students and pupils.
A suspected armed robber who was among two suspects arrested by security guards and residents of Elekahia Housing Estate was seen with an identity card of Nigeria Police Force, suggesting he might be their personnel.
These, he said, consist of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) and Nigeria Correctional Service (NCoS) among others.
The domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, known as the General Aviation Terminal One (GAT) recorded over five million passengers between July and December, 2020.
The former president said, “He was as passionate in his defence of Nigerian unity as he was devoted to his roots. No wonder, he actively promoted the history and culture of his local community who also immensely benefited from his wise counsel and generosity.”
The Police Command in Zamfara has banned unauthorised use of siren, revolving light, tinted glasses, unregistered, covered and spy plate numbers.
Manchester City defender Eric Garcia has agreed a five-and-a-half year deal with Barcelona with the clubs closing in on a cut-price agreement, report El Mundo Deportivo.