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Though Nigeria’s Super Falcons may have suffered a 0-1 defeat to France in their last group game at the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup on Monday night, but the Swedish team coach Thomas Dennerby would adjudge the performance of the female footballers in the encounter not less than a hero.
Barack Obama and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce podcasts exclusively for Spotify, through their media company Higher Ground Productions. The announcement is light on details, but heavy on aphorisms, saying the move continues the Obamas’ mission to “create compelling content that entertains and inspires viewers.”
Julian Assange has been moved to a medical wing in Belmarsh prison over concerns for his "significantly deteriorated" health, WikiLeaks has claimed.
Super Falcons’ defender Onome Ebi was named to play at her fifth women’s World Cup when she was included in Nigeria’s squad for next month’s finals in France.
Nigeria coach Thomas Dennerby has named 23 Super Falcons FIFA World Cup squad as Brighton Hove & Albion forward Ini-Abasi Umotong dropped ahead of next month tournament in France.
South Africa national women's team head coach Desiree Ellis has included three more players in her squad to face Norway in next week's international friendly.
A Swedish prosecutor on Monday requested that WikliLeaks founder Julian Assange be detained in absentia on suspicion of rape.
Rita Chikwelu scored her first Swedish Damallsvenskan goal this season in Kristianstads' 3-0 win over Eskilstuna United in Sunday's top-flight game.
Former Croatia international Igor Stimac has been appointed as the new coach of the Indian men’s national team, after the AIFF's (All India Football Federation) Executive Commitee ratified the recommendation by the Technical Committee.
Pilots at Scandinavian carrier SAS have walked off the job in Sweden, Denmark and Norway, stranding more than 72,000 travellers as 673 flights were cancelled, the airline said.
The dollar held steady close to a two-year high against its peers on Friday, supported by data showing strong U.S. capital goods orders, while a first-quarter GDP report to be released later in the global day could further reinforce bullishness, reports by Reuters and NAN revealed.
Super Eagles forward Odion Ighalo as well as Super Falcons striker Asisat Oshoala and The Nations’ correspondent Tunde Liadi top the list of nominees for the 6th edition of the prestigious Nigeria Pitch Awards as organisers revealed in Lagos on Thursday the identities of prospective winners.
Super Falcons’ coach Thomas Dennerby has displayed his cards for the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup as he has declared that he would take the games against Norway and South Korea very serious to earn valuable points.
Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun, has dissolved the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) and other transport unions in the state.
Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has relieved three commissioners in his cabinet of their jobs.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Ibadan zonal office on Monday arraigned one Paul Afolabi before Justice Patricia Ajoku of the Federal High Court, Ibadan Judicial Division.
Imo State government, yesterday, said 95 per cent achievements of the immediate past governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, only existed in his imagination.
The Independent Corrupt Practices And Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is set to commence tracking of its first phase of constituency projects in 12 states.
The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) on Tuesday marched on the Federal High Court in Awka, Anambra State, to protest the arrest, detention and arraignment of their colleagues.
A victim, who was allegedly gang-raped by the son of a Lagos hotelier, Don-Chima George, and his friend, Olusegun Rasak, has sought to withdraw the case from court.
The Cross River State Police command has paraded Pastor Hossana Okoi for allegedly raping a lady and threatening to kill her with a gun if she revealed what happened.
Former chairman of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Professor Sam Amadi, has said that the nation’s power sector was ab initio designed to fail, “because the government had failed to corporatise and commercialise the sector before privatising.”
A tricycle rider, Mohammed Abdullahi, on Friday appeared in a Zuba Upper Area Court, Abuja for allegedly stealing N53,000 from his neighbour’s room.