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Morocco will complete many of the plans in its 2026 World Cup bid even if they do not host the finals.
FIFA will not block U.S.-governed territories from voting in the 2026 World Cup contest where a United States-bid is taking on Morocco.
World No. 2 Caroline Wozniacki and rising star Naomi Osaka became early round casualties while veteran Venus Williams survived a scare to book her third round spot at the Miami Open on Friday.
Hollywood seized the microphone at Sunday's Oscars and wasn't shy about its passions, sprinkling political moments throughout a show that included anti-gun and pro-immigration references, as well as mocking the president's Twitter habits.
Nigeria’s national female basketball team, D’Tigress, has been drawn in Group B alongside Turkey, Argentina and Australia for the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup scheduled for Tenerife in Spain.
Hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico on Wednesday launched a new drive to become the 51st US state, with the island's governor demanding an end to "second-class" treatment of its citizens.
Fierce hurricanes, heat waves, floods and wildfires ravaged the planet in 2017, as scientists said the role of climate change in causing or worsening certain natural disasters has grown increasingly clear.
A woman has been sacked from her job after a photo of her raising a middle finger at President Trump went viral.
Swiss reinsurance giant Swiss Re said Thursday that hurricanes Harvey, Irma, Maria and the Mexican earthquakes pushed it deeply into the red in the first nine months of this year.
Nigeria Basketball Federation, led by Ahmadu Musa Kida and the nation’s basketball community mourn the death of ex-Junior D’Tiger and International player, Daniel Daudu.
Undefeated Russian Murat Gassiev retained his International Boxing Federation cruiserweight world title Saturday with a spectacular third-round knockout of Krzysztof Wlodarczyk, in Newark, New Jersey.
Total insured market losses from hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria and two earthquakes in Mexico this year came to around $95 billion, reinsurance group Swiss Re announced Friday.
It's been a month since Hurricane Maria ripped through Puerto Rico and Samuel de Jesus still can't drive out of his isolated, blacked-out town.
US President Donald Trump was snarled in fresh controversy Wednesday after he was accused of being disrespectful to a US soldier slain in an ambush in Niger, as well as showing insensitivity to the grieving family.
U.S. President Donald Trump is battling to restore his image after his approval rating for handling the federal government’s response to recent hurricanes dropped 20 points in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, on Wednesday indicated that but for the timely interventions of the government, first through back-channel consultations and then open dialogues with militants who resumed bombing of oil facilities in the Niger Delta in 2015, the country could have been crippled.
The Nigeria Police said on Wednesday that it had arrested 14 suspects linked to the murder of the late Dr Ibrahim Mailafia, a Senior Lecturer with the Nasarawa State University, Keffi.
India was the largest importer of Nigeria’s crude oil in 2017, a report by the state oil firm, NNPC has shown.
Key indicators of the performance of the Nigerian Stock Exchange declined for the third consecutive day, dropping by 0.25 per cent on Wednesday as profit taking persisted.
American footballers competing in the league will have to stand on the pitch during The Star Spangled Banner or remain in the locker room.
The Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, says Rivers people will sack Governor Nyesom Wike in the 2019 general elections.
Miss Irene Onwuka, Ex-Miss Ambassador for Peace (MAFP) 2013, said over 2,500 school children, drawn from different background are expected in the Federal Capital Territory for a National Children Peace Concert on May 27.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country.
California Highway Patrol (CHP) police are more concerned about the impact of smoking marijuana on vehicle drivers, a TV report said on Thursday.
The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has stated that over N4 billion has been approved for additional payment to housing contractors across the country in demonstration of government’s commitment to its National Housing Programme initiative.