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Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has appointed former Super Eagles’ defender and captain Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the team.
D’Tigress forward Evelyn Akhator has revealed that the Nigerian team is gearing up preparation ahead of the FIBA Women’s Olympic Qualifying Tournament next month in Belgrade.
There were no restrictions involving the top-flight teams in the draw, except that the lower-division clubs would get to play at home.
Looking to win the Cup for the first time since 2014, Madrid will travel to La Romareda next week to face Zaragoza, who were relegated from the top flight in 2013 and have not been back but did beat Mallorca in the last 32.
The 2019 Caf Awards will hold on January 7, 2019 in Hurghada, Egypt with the Confederation of African Football announcing the nominees on Sunday.
Simba SC goalkeeper Aishi Manula is among the eleven players axed from the Tanzania squad set to face Botswana in a World Cup qualifier.
Pep Guardiola says he doubts whether Neymar would be the same player he was during his time at Barcelona if he opts to switch back to Camp Nou from Paris Saint-Germain this summer.
Thiago Silva wants Neymar to stay at Paris Saint-Germain, but he is eager for his Brazil team-mate to be happy.
Valencia are interested in making a move for Newcastle United forward Ayoze Perez.
The Nigerian tactician has dropped nine players from his initial 32-man squad, including 15-year-old Kelvin John Pius, who impressed for Tanzania in the just-concluded U17 Africa Cup of Nations.
Tanzania head coach Emmanuel Amuneke has unveiled his final 23-man squad for the 2019 Total Africa Cup of Nations to be held in Egypt.
Nigeria’s Minister for Youths and Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has hailed the Musa Kida led Nigeria Basketball Federation for their achievements since coming into office at the NBBF Annual General Meeting held in Abuja on Saturday.
Table Tennis star Aruna Quadri, Super Eagles vice Captain Ahmed Musa and D’Tigress’s Evelyn Akhator were part of the biggest winners at Nigeria Sports Award held at Banquet Hall of the Eko Hotels on Friday in Lagos.
Nigeria’s senior women’s basketball team, D’Tigress are the biggest movers in the latest FIBA World Ranking released on Friday.
We see different things even when we are looking at the same picture. When CBN asked MTN to return the $8.1 billion dividends it “illegally” repatriated between 2007 and 2015, I was not thinking about MTN or CBN. Rather, my mind was on Econet, the ancestor of Airtel.
Nigeria’s D’Tigress exited the 2018 FIBA Women’s World Cup in Tenerife Spain after losing 71-40 to the USA in the quarter-finals of the competition on Friday.
The Premier League leaders dominated possession but they lacked the cutting edge and failed to register a single shot on target, something that has happened only twice during Jurgen Klopp’s tenure.
“He’s [Bruno] adapting to a new team, we’ll see him play better and better each game and hopefully Odion can come in and do the same thing.”
The organized labour in Adamawa has given the state government up to Feb. 25 to conclude negotiations with it over the national minimum wage or face an indefinite strike action.
The Senior Pastor of Dunamis International Gospel Centre, Dr. Paul Enenche, has decried what he termed as the highest level of religious intolerance and insecurity in Nigeria.
Ogun is one of the six states approved by the world financial institution to support development priorities in the country, including improving immunisation, enabling a stronger business environment for the private sector, expanding the digital economy to promote job creation and increasing public and private sector capacity on governance and social and environmental safeguards.
FC Ifeanyi Ubah kicked off the second stanza of the Nigeria football league season with an impressive 3-1 win over Sunshine Stars of Akure on Sunday.
The Anambra State Community and Social Development Agency (ANCSDA), has presented cheques worth over twelve million naira to four communities across the state as first tranches of funds for the execution of their micro-projects as contained in their Community Development Plans approved by the World Bank.
Twenty one members of the Imo State House of Assembly including the Speaker, Rt. Hon. Chiji Collins, have asked that the Resident Electoral Commissioner, Prof. Chukwuemeka Ezeonu, and the Returning Officer of the 2019 Imo governorship election, Prof. Francis Otunta be prosecuted for violating the electoral act by illegally declaring Emeka Ihedioha of the Peoples Democratic Party winner of Imo governorship election.
The Assistant Chief State Counsel, Edo State Ministry of Justice, (Department of Public Prosecutions), Mrs. Justina Odihirin, has called for striping of the police, the responsibility of prosecution of criminal cases.
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has launched a $500 million project to begin the implementation of special agro industrialised processing zones (SAPZ) to aid agricultural growth in Nigeria.