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John Mikel Obi wants to be assured of his position as the Super Eagles’ captain as condition for him to return to the senior national football squad.
Gt Stitches, the designer of the Super Eagles of Nigeria’s ceremonial attire to the Russia 2018 World Cup, on Thursday accused the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) of failing to pay for the outfit, nearly eight months after the Mundial ended.
Argentina have appointed 80-year-old former coach Cesar Luis Menotti as director of national teams, the Argentine Football Association said on Monday.
The Minister of Sports and Youth Development, Solomon Dalung, has again threatened officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to retire World Cup money or risk going to jail over the sum of N1.6 billion allegedly released to Amaju Pinnick to cover its expenditure up to the quarterfinals of the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Tanzania coach Emmanuel Amuneke has been invited once again by FIFA for the 2018 Best Awards as well as a meeting of all national team coaches in the world billed for London from September 23.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr has reignited his interest in Swiss-born goalkeeper Sebastian Osigwe as he broadens his search for a top-class keeper for the Super Eagles.
Al-Nassr supporters gave rousing welcome to Ahmed Musa, the eighth best scorer at the Russia 2018 World Cup, who secured his anticipated transfer from Leicester City to Al-Nassr recently.
Lagos fans have expressed appreciation to Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode for the opportunity of watching the Russia 2018 World Cup free as one of the greatest sports fiesta ended on June 15.
Ex-Nigeria international and sports administrator, Segun Odegbami, on Monday urged an African country to bring the World Cup to the continent.
Super Eagles star Ahmed Musa, who was arguably Nigeria’s best player at the just concluded Russia 2018 World Cup, has been shortlisted for the Goal of the Tournament Award by FIFA.
Some football fans in Lafia, have predicted that France would win Sunday’s decisive World Cup game against Croatia in the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup tournament.
The controversy surrounding the leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was put to rest on Friday afternoon in Moscow as FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, maintained that Amaju Melvin Pinnick, remained the elected President of the federation.
The Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has fulfilled his N5 million pledge to the Super Eagles for their performance at the Russia 2018 World Cup.
Nigeria forward Henry Onyekuru is on the verge of joining Turkish giants Galatasaray on loan from Everton.
Former Africa footballer of the year and also a U-17 World Cup winner, Emmanuel Amuneke , who is currently working with the Russia 2018 FIFA Technical Study Group, has come out to describe Croatia as the surprise team of the tournament.
Some ex-international football players have thrown their weight behind the creation of eight Viewing Centres spread across Lagos State for the duration of the 2018 FIFA World Cup Tournament.
NFF president Chris Giwa has promised to improve the welfare of both the staff as well as the various national teams when he addressed them at the secretariat in Abuja on assumption of office following a Supreme Court ruling.
The United States Embassy in Nigeria has clarified that dress code is not a requirement for obtaining the country’s visa.
The Vehicle Inspection Service has said it had embarked on a new mode of enforcement to carry out its operations in Lagos State effectively.
Former Abia governor now senator-elect, Orji Kalu, has advised political leaders in the country to put issues concerning the 2019 elections behind them and focus on the real issue of governance.
Dr. Chukwuweta Onuorah, a Consultant physician in charge of Anambra State Neuro Psychiatrist Hospital, Nawfia, has said that early report and diagnosis of mental ailments will help to check the phenomenon in the country.
The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons.
Blackberry has announced that its messaging platform will be shut down on May 31, because “users have moved on to other platforms, while new users proved difficult to sign on”.
House leader, Femi Gbajabiamila (APC, Lagos) was yesterday endorsed for the position of speaker, House of Representatives in the ninth assembly. The decision was taken at the Presidential Villa at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari’s APC Reps-elect and the party executives.
The Seychelles president has gone below the surface of the Indian Ocean to call for better protection for the world's seas.
Pep Guardiola laughed off suggestions that he may be tempted to match Roy Hodgson’s remarkable longevity in the game as he prepares to pit his wits against the 71-year-old Crystal Palace manager.
Manchester City remains in contention for a historic haul of four trophies this season, but winning the one by which Pep Guardiola’s time at the Etihad will be judged depends on overturning a 1-0 Champions League quarter-final, first leg deficit against Tottenham on Wednesday.