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Soccer fans across the country were in a frenzy as they celebrated the 2-0 victory of the Super Eagles against Iceland in the ongoing World Cup in Russia on Friday.
Nigerians on Sunday expressed optimism that the Eagles will win the remaining matches in Group D.
Some football fans in Abuja on Saturday expressed disappointment at the Super Eagles’ 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening game of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
Sports fans in Gombe on Saturday attributed the failure of the Super Eagles to secure their first opening World Cup win since France 1998 to player’s errors.
The Federal Government had been commended for nominating Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State as a member of its delegation to the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) on Wednesday pledged to partner with the FCT Chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) FCT to develop sports in Nigeria.
The Anambra chapter of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN) on Thursday expressed its worry over the non-appointment of a Commissioner for the Ministry of Sports in the state.
Prof. Adeolu Akande, a former Chief of Staff to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State, has called for support for the Super Eagles ahead of the forthcoming World Cup in Russia.
Uju Nwogu, Commissioner for Sports and Youth Entrepreneurship in Anambra on Friday, inaugurated the Executive Committees of the 19 sports associations in the state.
Stakeholders in sports industry on Tuesday expressed happiness over plans by Edo Government to construct mini stadium in each of the 18 council areas of the state.
Alambo Datonye, a Correspondent of Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN), has petitioned the authorities of Department of State Services (DSS) over threat to his life by a personnel of the agency.
Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue, has commiserated with the management and staff of the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria (FRCN) on the death of Mr Mark Agbo, a sports presenter and commentator.
Former Technical Director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Tunde Disu, says the Super Eagles should be ready to face the real Albiceleste of Argentina at the World Cup.
The Rivers Government on Tuesday said that it was set to host the first Gov. Nyesom Wike National Wrestling Championship for the junior and senior cadets in the state.
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Kane was the match-winner in England’s World Cup opener against Tunisia by scoring a brace, with his stoppage-time header securing the 2-1 success.
Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa said Saturday he narrowly survived an attempt on his life after a blast at a party rally that injured two of his vice-presidents and several party officials.
In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the idea behind adopting a consensus candidate as chairman of the party was meant to heal aggrieved members of the party.
Live bullet from an AK47 rifle carried by an unnamed police officer has killed a 38-year-old woman in Onitsha.
With their title rivals failing to fire, France have vowed to ramp up the intensity and put their stamp on the World Cup with victory over Peru on Thursday.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Buhari Administration is steadily transforming Nigeria through innovative measures that are yielding positive results.
Ahead of the 2019 general elections, a cleric, AbdulRasaq Erubu, has urged Nigerians to refrain from violence and acts capable of truncating democratic structures.
The Italian Ambassador to Nigeria, Stefanou Pontesilli, says no fewer than 1500 Nigerians are serving jail terms for various offences in Italy.
About six persons have been reportedly struck to death just as property worth millions of naira were destroyed following a windstorm that ravaged some parts of Bauchi Metropolis on Saturday.