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Germany send Super Falcons packing from 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup after 3-0 win on Saturday evening encounter at the Stade des Alpes in Grenoble. 23x

Super Falcons stars return for clash with Algeria

Reigning African champions, the Super Falcons have their eyes on another convincing victory over their counterparts from Algeria in the Tokyo 2010 Olympics qualifiers today at the Agege Township stadium in Lagos.
Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has vowed to bring to reality in the state, the vision of the acclaimed winner of the June 12 , 1993 Presidential election, Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola.

Appeal Court dismisses Labour Party case against Ogun governor

The Court of Appeal sitting in Ibadan on Friday dismissed the appeal by the Labour Party in Ogun State against the election of the Governor of Ogun State, Dapo Abiodun.
Kola Ologbondiyan

PDP: APC can’t stop us from winning Kogi guber poll

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said no amount of threats, harassment and attempts to intimidate its members and supporters by the All Progressives Congress, APC, and compromised security agents would deter it from standing together in victory, with the people of Kogi State in the November 16 governorship election.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor splashes cash gifts on Pillars players for Aiteo Cup success

Players and officials of Aiteo Federation Cup champions, Kano Pillars have been rewarded with $1000 each by Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, for winning the competition.
One of the aspirants for Kogi State governorship election, on the platform of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Mohammed Audu, weekend in Lokoja, Kogi State, called on the national leaders of the party to adopt direct primary in choosing the party’s flag bearer for the November 16 gubernatorial poll in the state.

Kogi guber: Why we insist on direct primary – APC aspirant

An aspirant in the Kogi State governorship election, on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Alhaji Muhammed Audu, has called on the national leaders of the party to adopt direct primary in choosing the party’s flag bearer for the November 16 governorship election in the state.
Dani Alves

Juventus join Manchester City,Inter Milan in the race to sign Dani Alves

Juventus have joined Manchester City and Inter in the battle to sign Dani Alves as a free agent.
Ogun state governor Prince Dapo Abiodun has tweeted his real official portrait, as against the image that is being circulated by street traders in Abeokuta, the capital.

N7 billion loan: APM raises alarm, slams Governor Abiodun

The Ogun chapter of Allied Peoples’ Movement (APM) Ogun State has described Gov. Dapo Abiodun’s claim that he borrowed N 7 billion to pay May salary as suspicious.
Franck Kessie says he accepts criticism of his display against South Africa, as it is part of playing for a 'big club' in Serie A.

Afcon: Cote d’Ivoire’s Franck Kessie accepts criticism after South Africa display

Franck Kessie says he accepts criticism of his display against South Africa, as it is part of playing for a 'big club' in Serie A.
Defending Champions Golden State Warriors are now all square with Toronto Raptors as the NBA Finals go into Game 3 in California on Wednesday.

NBA Finals: Warriors edge Raptors to level scores

Defending Champions Golden State Warriors are now all square with Toronto Raptors as the NBA Finals go into Game 3 in California on Wednesday.
Nigeria’s U20 boys arrived in the city of Bielsko-Biala on Saturday morning for their second game of the FIFA U20 World Cup against the United States of America on Monday evening.

Paul Aigbogun targets victory against USA

Nigeria’s U20 boys arrived in the city of Bielsko-Biala on Saturday morning for their second game of the FIFA U20 World Cup against the United States of America on Monday evening.
Liverpool's stunning victory over Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals on Tuesday was made possible by the belief manager Juergen Klopp's has instilled in his squad, according to Jose Mourinho.

The Anfield Miracle – from dreaming to believing

There are banners adorning lampposts around Anfield to promote Liverpool football club that display prominently the words 'dream' and 'believe'.
Unai Emery has been urged to offload three Arsenal players (Getty)

Arsenal seek to reverse slump as Brighton fight for survival

Arsenal have one foot in the Europa League final but know they cannot afford the luxury of taking it easy in Sunday’s match against struggling Brighton as they chase a Premier League top-four berth.
A federal lawmaker, Sen. Hope Uzodinma, has called on National Assembly members-elect, particularly those of the All Progressives Congress(APC), to respect the position of the party in choosing their leaders for the Ninth Assembly.

Senator Uzodinma: Governor Okorocha, Uche Nwosu have no political value in Imo

The All Progressives Congress (APC) Imo State governorship candidate in the last general election, Senator Hope Uzodinma, has said Governor Rochas Okorocha and his son-in-law, Uche Nwosu, have no political value in the state having failed to win elections despite the deployment of state resources to their advantage.
Roger Federer

Roger Federer downs injured John Isner for 101st career title

Roger Federer defeated a hobbling John Isner 6-1 6-4 for his 101th career title at the Miami Open on Sunday.

Supplementary polls: PDP says will resist any attempt to rig

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), says it is optimistic of victory in states where the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), is to hold supplementary governorship elections on March 23.

Senator Binta Garba loses Adamawa North senatorial seat

Northern Nigeria’s only female senator, Binta Garba, has lost the Adamawa North senatorial election to a new entrant in politics, Ishaku Abbo of the Peoples Democratic Party.
Serbia’s Novak Djokovic celebrates with the championship trophy during the presentation ceremony after his victory against Spain’s Rafael Nadal in the men’s singles final on day 14 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 27, 2019. Saeed KHAN / AFP

Novak Djokovic hails Rafael Nadal rout as his ‘best’ Slam final performance

Novak Djokovic said he played his “best final in a Grand Slam” to win a record magnificent seventh Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 rout of Rafael Nadal Sunday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday promised to adopt sound security and economic transformation programmes to address the nagging social and economic challenges facing the country, if re-elected.-6

Only corrupt Nigerians are jittery about President Buhari’s re-election – council chief

Alhaji Aliyu Idris-Ibrahim, Council Chairman, Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State on Wednesday said only corrupt Nigerians are jittery about Buhari’s victory in the forthcoming general elections.
Images of the Nigerian Army as they reclaim Baga from Boko Haram sect. [PHOTO CREDIT- SANI KUKASHEKA USMAN, Brigadier General, Director Army Public Relations]

General Buratai commends troops for retaking Baga

The Chief of Army Staff, Tukur Buratai, dispatched ‘a special commendation’ message to thousands of Nigerian troops and their commanders who have been actively engaging Boko Haram insurgents across the country’s northeastern flank.

Lawyers ask for special courts to handle likely 2019 election petitions

Some lawyers in the Federal Capital Territory have called for the establishment of special courts to handle election petitions, instead of pulling judges away from regular courts to handle such cases.
Manchester City’s English defender John Stones (C) reacts after Crystal Palace’s first goal during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Crystal Palace at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England, on December 22, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Manchester City stunned by Crystal Palace, Arsenal pounce on Chelsea defeat

Manchester City slumped to a second defeat in three Premier League games to hand Liverpool an early Christmas present in the title race as Crystal Palace shocked the Etihad with a 3-2 win on Saturday.

Ben Ayade: We already know the result 2019 governorship election

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State Wednesday declared that he already knows the outcome of the governorship election he is billed to contest on March 2, 2019.

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President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders to check the activities of criminal elements in the country.

President Buhari inaugurates N9.1 billion Immigration technology building

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders to check the activities of criminal elements in the country.
Coach Emmanuel Amuneke has said his new team Tanzania are in high spirits ahead of Saturday’s 2019 AFCON qualifier against Uganda in Kampala.

U17 AFCON: Emmanuel Amuneke named on CAF Technical Group

Former African Footballer of the Year Emmanuel Amuneke has been enlisted as a member of the CAF Technical Study Group (TSG) for the forthcoming U17 AFCON to be staged in Morocco between March 13 and 31.
Governors of the Northeastern States arriving at the State House, Abuja for a meeting President Muhammadu Buhari.

North East governors to establish airline, bank

The North East Governors Forum (NEGF) on Thursday said it would establish a North East Airline and Bank to alleviate suffering and boost economy of the region.
Fulham manager Scott Parker does not know if his side’s trip to Burnley on Sunday will go ahead as a spike in coronavirus infections continues to wreak havoc on the Premier League schedule.

Fulham boss: VAR is killing the game we love

Asked if he thought VAR was making the laws unfit for purpose, Parker said: “Yeah. We’re trying to make the game so pure and sterile and trying to control every single moment to an absolute tee and that’s where the problem lies for me really.
Rivers State Government has kick-started its community policing with the deployment of pioneer members of its Neighbourhood Safety Agency to their various local government areas of origin where they are expected to assist in gathering intelligence on security matters.

Rivers deploys members of neighbourhood safety corps

Rivers State Government has kick-started its community policing with the deployment of pioneer members of its Neighbourhood Safety Agency to their various local government areas of origin where they are expected to assist in gathering intelligence on security matters.

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William Troost-Ekong has expressed his delight after Watford recorded their third consecutive win in the Championship with a hardfought victory at Stoke City on Friday night.

William Troost-Ekong: Premier League promotion primary target for Watford

Watford defender William Troost-Ekong insists automatic promotion to the Premier League remains the club’s main target this season.
Truck owners have vouched to support the electronic call-up system recently introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

Truck owners vow to support NPA’s e-call up system with ‘everything’

Truck owners have vouched to support the electronic call-up system recently introduced by the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).
Executive Secretary of the National Land Development Agency, Paul Ikonne, who said this in Abuja on Monday, said the graduates would go through a two-week intensive training.

Nigerian agency collects rabbits urine for fertilizer production

The National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) says it has collected over 25,000 litres of urine from over 5,000 rabbits for production of organic fertilizer.
The National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, “He is fully aware of the constitutional implication of his decision to defect to another party; which is that he cannot continue to occupy the seat of the PDP in the Senate.

PDP condemns Zamfara students abduction

He said the PDP was alarmed by the trend in the country, where kidnapping of innocent school children and other vulnerable citizens for ransom has turned into lucrative business.

Islamic scholar: Ancestral worship is idolatry in Islam

An Islamic scholar, Professor Abubakar Imam-Aliagan, on Friday warned Muslims against falling into the sin of ancestral worshipping, saying it falls under idolatry and ascribing equality with Allah.