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Top Nigerian Professional Football League teams on Monday were handed easy draws at the 2019 Aiteo Cup Round of 64 games.

NNL matches on hold as Aiteo Cup takes centre stage

Organisers of the Nigeria National League (NNL), the second tier of Nigeria’s football league, have placed the 2018/2019 season on hold.

Rafael Benitez defends decision to prioritise Premier League over FA Cup

Rafael Benitez has vigorously defended his policy of not risking Newcastle's Premier League status by chasing FA Cup glory.

Ikorodu United: We are eager to regain promotion to premiership

The Media Officer of Ikorodu United FC, Babatunde Ayoola, on Monday said the club was eager to return to the premier league at the end of the lower league season.

Sir Alex Ferguson undergoes brain surgery

Former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has undergone emergency surgery for a brain haemorrhage and is recovering in hospital.

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The Super Falcons on Wednesday boosted Nigeria’s chances of qualifying for the next round in the ongoing FIFA Women World Cup in France with a 2-0 victory over South Korea. 22

Korea coach apologises to countrymen for defeat to Nigeria

Korea Republic head coach Yoon Dukyeo has apologised to the country’s fans following their disappointing ouster from the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, after losing their second Group A match to Nigeria’s Super Falcons.

PDP governors urges National Assembly leadership to defend independence of legislature

Bayelsa State Governor and Chairman, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Seriake Dickson, has congratulated the newly elected leadership of the National Assembly and urged them to guarantee the independence of the legislature in accordance with democratic ethos.

Gunmen kill Osun civil servant on Ife-Ibadan expressway

A public servant in Osun State, Mr. Adenipekun Ademiju, was shot dead on Wednesday by gunmen on Ife-Ibadan expressway.
Algeria midfielder Haris Belkebla has apologised for his ‘inappropriate behaviour’ after he showed his backside in a live stream.

Algeria’s Haris Belkebla apologises for his ‘inappropriate behaviour’

Algeria midfielder Haris Belkebla has apologised for his ‘inappropriate behaviour’ after he showed his backside in a live stream.
The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday in Lagos, intercepted and handed over 170 cartons of frozen turkey meat being smuggled into the country to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).

Nigerian Navy hands over 170 cartons of seized Turkey meat to Customs

The Nigerian Navy on Wednesday in Lagos, intercepted and handed over 170 cartons of frozen turkey meat being smuggled into the country to the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS).