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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 National Technical Director of Nigeria Football Federation, Bitrus Bewarang, has said it was unfortunate that the Nigerian system which thrives on adopting “a fire brigade approach to things” did not help the Super Eagles at the ongoing World Cup fiesta in Russia, noting, “we were supposed to prepare over a long period.
Legendary Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba says Nigeria showed their true football identity despite losing 1-2 to Argentina and crashing out of the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup.
Gernot Rohr has admitted that he wants to continue in his role as coach of the senior national team of Nigeria despite their failure to progress beyond the group stages of the ongoing Russia 2018 World Cup.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama, has commended the team and urged Coach Gernot Rohr to build for better days after their heartbreaking exit from the Russia 2018 World Cup on Tuesday.
The Lagos State Government says it will henceforth fast-track the payment of gratuity and pension to retirees living with terminal diseases.
Miss Nigeria, Anambra State born Chidinma Aaron and graduate of Business Administration from Leeds City University, Ibadan, has declared that she was overwhelmed by her victory at the recently held beauty pageant where she emerged the 42 Miss Nigeria.
Dushku, who was hired to play the love interest of Weatherly’s character on the dramedy inspired by the early career of Dr. Phil McGraw, filmed three episodes of the show and was supposed to appear in more. However, Dushku was written off the show following her complaints that Weatherly had made inappropriate comments.
Nearly 300 people who were arrested in connection with Cameroon’s anglophone crisis will be released on Friday, a day after being pardoned by President Paul Biya, the defence minister said.
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says the senate has confirmed that $1.05 billion from Nigeria Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) is not missing.
Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation of Nigeria (SGF), Mahmud Yayale Ahmed, attributes the greed and selfishness of northern elite to the cause of the region’s backwardness despite its abundant human and natural resources
The Senate on Tuesday witnessed a rowdy session as Senators were sharply divided over the report of the Senate Committee on Anti-Corruption and Financial Crimes seeking the confirmation of four nominees as members of the Board of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC.
Four-time champions Senegal defeated Nigeria 2-0 on penalties following a 4-4 stalemate after regulation and extra time.
Buoyed by the ongoing peace initiatives by the national leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC), the governorship candidate of the party in Ogun State, Prince Dapo Abiodun, has expressed confidence that Governor Ibikunle Amosun will reconcile with the party and support him to win the governorship election scheduled for March 2019.
Nigerian Bar Association President Paul Usoro says he will not resign despite the N1.4 billion fraud allegation against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission