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Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom on Sunday allayed the fears of Makurdi residents and environs over the aerial surveillance been carried out by the military in parts of the state capital.
Gov. Gboyega Oyetola of Osun says that his administration’s priority is to make life better for the masses who voted him to office.
Rivers State Government has denied an ‘online emergency broadcast’ credited to the Governor of the State, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, alleging that he had ordered arrest of Chelsea fans.
The Minister of Youths and Sports, Sunday Dare, says all hands must be on deck to support the National Youth Service Corps as it has been a major promoter of Nigeria’s unity.
Mr Manfred Nzekwe, Enugu State Commissioner for Youths and Sports, has said that the facilities at the Nnamdi Azikiwe Stadium, were functional and up to standard of hosting international matches.
In continuation of a three-nation tour by Dr. Patrice Motsepe, President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which newsmen reported on recently, a joint CAF and FIFA delegation arrived in Liberia on Thursday, to hold meetings in Monrovia with the Liberian Football Association and government officials.
Pep Guardiola’s father has declared his excitement at the prospect of Man City winning the Champions League – and beating Real Madrid in the final.
The Nigerian Rugby Football Federation has been suspended indefinitely from global activities.
Caitlyn Jenner has said that transgender athletes who were born male should not be allowed to compete in girls’ sports teams.
Popular Nollywood actress, Foluke Daramola, has explained why she will not allow her son represent Nigeria if he becomes a professional footballer despite his eligibility.
Barely three months to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, the Minister of Youth and Sports Federation, Chief Sunday Dare, has dissolved all the boards of 31 National Sports Federations and set up caretaker committees to run the fairs of the federation.
Twitter’s response to abusive posts directed towards footballers has been “absolutely unacceptable” ahead of this weekend’s social media boycott, according to the Professional Footballers’ Association.
Nigeria will miss out of the World Athletics Relays, which starts in Silesia, Poland Saturday over visa issues, according to reports.
The second edition of the African Minifootball Confederation (AMC) Cup of Nations has been scheduled to hold in Ibadan the capital of Oyo state in Nigeria from July 8-17.
Elias Gora, a former Secretary-General of Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), says the biennial National Sports Festival (NSF) remains a good investment in ensuring Nigerian youths are positively engaged.
The Kwara State Government has emerged the best All Progressives Congress’ (APC) governed state in terms of development for the month of March 2021.
Super Group, the parent company of online bookmaker Betway, said on Sunday it has agreed to go public through a merger with blank-check acquisition firm Sports Entertainment Acquisition Corp at a valuation of around $5 billion.
The families of sailors on board a missing Indonesian submarine say they still believe they will be found safely even as oxygen reserves are expected to run out on Saturday.
Harrison Jalla, on this matter, is right. Unless the matter of the statutes of federations are fixed, and they can be fixed with some diplomatic dexterity, Nigerian football will be in for another long season of drought when Amaju Pinnick’s tenure ends in the summer of 2022. Only the sports ministry can effectively reset that button. It must start the process now.
The Nasarawa state Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Thursday, advocated for the revival of school sports competition to groom young talents in the state.
The Governor of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has announced that 500 Last-Mile Buses will be rolled out in the state.
Mr Allwell Nwakali, elder brother and agent to 2015 U17 World Cup winner, Kelechi Nwakali, says his brother and client may consider switching allegiance to a foreign country.
The controversy surrounding the appointment of the former Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, as the leader of the Tijjaniyya Islamic Movement in Nigeria was put to rest on Sunday at the global headquarters of the movement in Senegal.
Former Nigerian goalkeeper, Dosu Joseph says it will be music to hears of Gernot Rohr with the way Super Eagles strikers are scoring goals in Europe.
The office of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ohafia Local Government Area of Abia state has been set ablaze by hoodlums.
On Wednesday, the South African Football Association (SAFA) appointed Hugo Broos as the new Bafana Bafana coach. Broos, a Belgian football coach, had previously managed the Cameroonian senior men’s national football team and is expected in the Rainbow Nation next week.
Don’t asphyxiate us, let us breathe. Remove your knees from the neck of Nigeria, and let the country be. What do we owe you, that you make it seem we must never have peace?
Sudanese officials held talks with a new U.S. envoy to the Horn of Africa on Saturday aimed at resolving a dispute over Ethiopia’s giant hydropower dam on the Blue Nile.
Apex northern socio-cultural body, Arewa Consultative Forum, has expressed reservations about paying money to secure abductees.
The commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, who disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday said six people were injured in the two incidents.