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The German Football Association proposed Freiburg’s Fritz Keller as their new president on Thursday as the world’s biggest single sports association looks to end the search for a successor to Reinhard Grindel, who resigned in April.
The Conference of the Parties to the Basel Convention (COP14) are meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, to consider a new proposal by Norway to add plastic to a list of wastes governed by the Convention.
The Switzerland Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr. Georg Steiner, has said that with the business reforms initiated by Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, the state is placed at an advantage to attract Switzerland business community in Nigeria.
Nigeria forward Kayode Olarenwaju has joined Turkish Super Lig club, Gazisehir Gaziantep, on a one-year loan deal from Ukrainian outfit, Shakhtar Donetsk.
Mr Musa Mantu, founder of Fades and Bangs Global Salons, Abuja, has cautioned Nigerians against treating barbers and cosmetologists with disdain, saying that beauty practitioners deserve respect for sacrifices put into making people beautiful and presentable.
President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to declare open this year’s Global Youth Employment Forum, which opens today in Abuja, the nation’s capital, to discuss how to ensure more and better quality jobs for young people.
Former Super Eagles goalkeeper and ex-assistant coach Ike Shorunmu has expressed sympathy with Odion Jude Ighalo over the injury copped by the Shanghai Shenhua of China striker during the third-place match of the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt, adding that long-distance flights from his base must have caused his national team retirement.
The 21-year-old Nigerian attacker moves to Luminus Arena three weeks from Switzerland Super League side FC Zurich on a three-year contract with an option for an additional year for a fee of 7.5 million pounds.
Some wives of Nigerian Governors, under the aegis of Wives of Governors Against Cancer, WOGAC, have formed strong alliance with Roche Nigeria as part of their efforts to win the war against cancer in Nigeria.
Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
Lewis Hamilton found himself having to defend his British identity and sense of patriotism Saturday during a news conference at his home British Grand Prix.
Mauro Icardi has mutually agreed not to travel with the rest of the Inter squad for their pre-season tour of Asia and will now leave the club's training base in Switzerland to return to Milan.
Nigeria has reiterated the need to upgrade the International Labour Organisation (ILO) country office in Abuja, which also covers Ghana, Sierra Leone, Liberia and the Gambia, to the status of a decent work sub-regional office to serve the English-speaking countries of West Africa.
Tragedy struck at the Central Police Station, Aba, on Saturday, when a widow simply identified as Mrs. Peace was crushed to death in a strange accident at the station.
Rangers International FC have confirmed their attacking midfielder Godwin Aguda has left the club and joined Saudi Arabia side Al Washm FC for the season.
Some of the dignitaries at Sultan Bello Mosque, venue of the wedding fatiha of Sultan Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar’s daughter and the son of the former Governor of Bauchi State, Isa Yuguda.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp believes Arsenal have become genuine title contenders following the recruitment of "amazing" new players.
Neymar could make his first appearance of the season for Paris Saint-Germain against Toulouse on Sunday, manager Thomas Tuchel has revealed.
The Adamawa/Taraba Zonal Command of the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), has impounded elephant tusks, bufallo horns and other outlawed items in Adamawa and Taraba states.
A woman in the United Arab Emirates is seeking to divorce her husband because he has choked her with extreme love. The fawning husband cooked, cleaned, swept and loved his wife passionately and completely. He also showered her with gifts.
Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has assigned portfolios to members of his cabinet; commissioners and special advisers.
President of National Youth Council of Nigeria, NYCN, Mr. Bello Bala Shagari, has expressed confidence that the new Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, would save the NYCN from what he described as political interference.
Patrick Cutrone is grateful to AC Milan but claims he was sold by his former club because there is a preference for Italian teams to field foreign players.