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Nigeria B coach Salisu Yusuf has invited 23 players for Tuesday’s friendly match with Europa League winners Atletico Madrid of Spain at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium in Uyo, the Nigeria Football Federation announced on Thursday via a press release.
Virgil van Dijk has today been crowned as the first Standard Chartered Player of the Month for 2018-19, in recognition of his imperious form for Liverpool in August.
Kenya’s central bank on Wednesday said it had fined five commercial banks a total of 392.5 million shillings (3.89 million dollars) over alleged theft of funds at the National Youth Agency (NYS).
A detachment of the police, army, navy and the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps on Wednesday embarked on a show of force on major streets in Umuahia.
Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of Lagos state, says the relationship between him and Bola Tinubu, a national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), is smooth.
A Zambian court has ruled that a former Vice-President, Nevers Mumba, would not go to jail, even though, he had been convicted because he pastors a church.
Despite inspiring Barcelona to a domestic double of La Liga and the Copa del Rey in 2017-18, Messi was overlooked for the final three-man list in favour of Cristiano Ronaldo, Luka Modric and Mohamed Salah.
A teacher at University of Ibadan, Prof. Jacob Ayantayo, has expressed support to President Muhammadu Buhari for declining assent to Electoral Act (Amendment) Bill 2018.
Barbosa, nicknamed "Gabigol," joined Inter Milan in 2016 with high expectations following his €29.5 million move, having scored 56 goals in 153 games for Santos and been a part of Brazil's gold medal Olympic team, but he went on to score just one goal in nine Serie A appearances.
The Federal Government has said 15 people of Umuozu community in Otolo a suburbs of Anambra State, lost their lives to gully erosion in the area.
Rockets have struck the headquarters of two Iranian Kurdish opposition parties in Iraq's semi-autonomous Kurdish region, killing and injuring several people, according to officials and local media.