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Pavel Pogrebnyak has been fined 250,000 rubles (£2,938) by the Russian Football Union (RFU) after suggesting black players should not represent Russia.
The Russian Premier League ethics committee is set to probe alleged racist comments made by the veteran international striker Pavel Pogrebnyak, local media reported on Sunday.
FIFA will allocate $60 million (about N21.7billion) to a Russia 2018 World Cup legacy fund to help develop the sport in the country, following last summer’s tournament which was widely praised as among the best ever editions of the event.
World Cup host Russia has been fined 30,000 Swiss francs for discriminatory chants by fans, FIFA said on Tuesday.
Vitaly Mutko has stepped down from his role as chief organiser for next summer's World Cup in Russia, two days after temporarily leaving his post as Russian Football Union (RFU) president.
Russian football chief Vitaly Mutko has announced he is temporarily stepping down from his post.
The Nigeria Governors Forum, (NGF) says state governors “have been engaging with the respective branches of the Nigerian Labour Congress” to meet up with the December 31 minimum wage implementation deadline.
The House of Representatives has summoned heads of relevant security agencies, over fresh attacks on some communities in Zamfara State.
The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) and Yobe State Emergency Management Agency (YOSEMA) have rendered assistance to the victims of Gashua Potash Market with building materials.
Nigeria Football Federation’s referee adviser and CAF referees committee member Linus Mba has stated that the high level of requirement expected from league officials handling Premier league matches has been the reason behind the improvement witnessed in the officiating of league matches this season.
The House of Representatives on Wednesday called for the abolishment of ‘acceptance fees’ paid by students offered admission into various institutions in Nigeria.
Suit No. FHC/ABJ/CS/1147/2019 Femi Joseph v Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and two others are suits climbing through the Federal High Court. The other two defendants are the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and the candidate of the PDP in Saturday’s Kogi State governorship polls, Engr. Musa Wada.
A court in Nicosia, Cyprus has approved the extradition of its national, Joshua Epiphaniou, to the United States for trial over hacking offences, his lawyer Michael Chambers said.
A 60-year old Catholic priest, Rev Fr. Edmond Nwagbala, was on Saturday burnt beyond recognition in a fire outbreak at St. Peter Claver Catholic Parish Nnewichi in Nnewi North local government area of Anambra State.
Two suspected kidnappers Anthony Robbert and Udoka Nwoko have been arrested by the Anambra state Police command
Moves to check indiscriminate defecation in public places and its associated health challenges may have seen President Muhammadu Buhari signing Executive Order 009 to outlaw the practice.