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About 100 pilot whales and bottlenose dolphins have died in a mass stranding on the remote Chatham Islands, about 800km (497 miles) off New Zealand’s east coast, officials said.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigeria Football Federation and club owners – that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
Coach Imama Amapakabo has confirmed that he received offers from other Nigeria professional football league clubs before joining Abia Warriors.
South Africa’s Super Rugby franchises will be allowed to start training next week, officials confirmed on Friday, a step closer to a return to the playing field after a frustrating four months.
Chairman of Abia Warriors Pastor Emeka Inyama says the arrival of coach Imama Amapakabo will help the club to challenge for honors next season.
Whereas every member of the team on the pitch is allowed to make mistakes – strikers miss sitters, midfielders give wayward passes, defenders are also allowed some moments, the same is not for the goalkeepers as any error from them most definitely proves fatal to the team. =
Former players of Super Eagles have offered to assist ex-Super Falcons and Nigeria national U-23 team coach, Kadiri Ikhana, who is suffering from a prolonged hip injury.
Ikechukwu Ezenwa says he’s delighted to return to the home-based Super Eagles squad who are set to confront Togo in Lome in the CHAN 2010 qualifying games.
Former home-based Super Eagles captain Chima Akas has linked up with Portuguese club, Belenenses.
Kadiri Ikhana has pleaded with Nigerians not to condemn the Super Eagles after their 2-1 defeat to the Desert Foxes of Algeria in Sunday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations semifinal match in Cairo.
Former Nigeria international Kadiri Ikhana says the Super Eagles must improve on their goalscoring form as they take on their Round of 16 opponents at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations currently going on in Egypt.
NPFL champions Plateau United have agreed a season-loan deal for goalkeeper Okiemute Odah to Jedda FC in Saudi Arabia.
Former home-based Super Eagles goalkeeper, Okiemute Odah, is set to link up with Saudi Arabian Division One League side, Jeddah FC on a one-year loan deal from Nigeria Professional Football League champions, Plateau United.
CHAN Eagles striker Christian Pyagbara has said he is delighted after he completed his transfer to modest Tunisian club Avenir Sportif de Gabes.
One-time CHAN Eagles striker Christian Pyagbara has completed his transfer from Federation Cup holders Akwa United to Enugu Rangers.
Players of Rivers United FC stormed the state government house on Tuesday to demand the payment of sign-on fees for the 2014/15 football season.
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The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.
Unknown gunmen on Friday night shot dead a cleric, Revd. Johnson Oladimeji along Igbara-Odo-Ikere-Ekiti road in Ikere local government area of Ekiti State.
The Kwara State Government will on Monday begin the disbursement of funds to beneficiaries of ‘Owo Arugbo’, the conditional cash transfer (CCT) component of the state Social Investment Programme.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has excoriated Cable News Network (CNN) for exhibiting panic over its reports on the Lekki Toll Gate incident by seeking to clarify its tweet some 35 days later where it denied it never attributed the death toll of 38 to Amnesty International.
Nigerian singer, Bukola Elemide, popularly known as Asa has revealed that she is still single because she became selfish with herself and her time.
US President Donald Trump would have won the election in a “landslide” had he publicly showed empathy with regards to the coronavirus pandemic, former campaign manager Brad Parscale said on Tuesday.