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After going the first six matches of the 2020/21 Nigeria Professional Football League season unbeaten, Nasarawa United suffered their first defeat to Plateau United in Jos on Friday.
Delta State Government, weekend, approved the construction of Aragba-Orogun township Roads in Ughelli North, widening and rehabilitation of the 2.1 kilometres Orhunwhorun Road in Udu and the overlay of the Old Lagos/Asaba Road through Umunede/Ekwuoma/Igbodo in Ika North East Local Government Areas of the state with a spur at a total cost of over N1.260 billion.
Delta State Government held its first Executive Council (EXCO) meeting of the year at Government House, Asaba, weekend, announcing the approval of key infrastructural projects, including the full establishment of the Kwale Industrial Park in Ndokwa West.
Heartland recorded their first win of the season following a 2-0 win against Enyimba in their matchday four encounter at the Dan Anyiam Stadium, Owerri on Wednesday.
The Scientific boys sometimes dubbed Nazi Millionaires are searching for their first point of the season. The Owerri landlords who have conceded five goals and scored three are reportedly in a hurry to arrest the drift.
The President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Mr Amaju Melvin Pinnick, has approved the recommendation of the League Management Company (LMC) for the appointment of Mr Davidson Owumi as the new Chief Executive Officer of the organizing body for the Nigeria Professional Football League.
Kwara United recorded the first away win of the new NPFL season courtesy of a 2-0 win at Plateau United, while Nasarawa United, MFM FC and Jigawa United won at home.
Players and officials of Enyimba International on Sunday underwent Covid-19 tests as the People’s Elephant prepared for trip to Burkina Faso for their CAF Champions League Preliminary Round first leg match against Rahimo, just as Godwin Nosike has joined the coaching crew of the two time African Champions.
The League Management Company (LMC) has expressed satisfaction with the efforts of NPFL clubs to upgrade their stadium infrastructure in compliance with a recent directive of the league body pursuant to the CAF and NFF Licencing Regulation infrastructure requirements.
Stellenbosch FC have complete the long-anticipated signing of Nigerian forward Stanley Dimgba, who has agreed a three-year contract with the DStv Premiership outfit.
Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr will today, November 12, train with all 24 players invited for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match against Sierra Leone.
Dele Ajiboye has signed a contract extension with Plateau United and will remain with the club for the 2020/2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season.
The Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Sunday Dare, has read out the riot acts to the Nigeria Football Federation and club owners – that no stadium would be opened for any football game without strict adherence to the sports protocols, even as there must be total implementation of the club licensing control before the new football season can resume.
Kaizer Chiefs are 90 minutes away from ending a five-year trophy drought by clinching the Premier Soccer League title after Saturday’s clash away to relegation battler’s Baroka FC.
Super Eagles goalkeeper Daniel Akpeyi has described South Africa international goalkeeper Khune Itumeleng, as a legend.
The Nigerian Governors’ Forum (NGF) has asked the federal government to take the necessary steps to support logistics and inoculation activities in states to ensure a smooth vaccine roll-out exercise across the country.
The All Farmers Association of Nigeria, AFAN, Friday, blamed institutional failure for the blockade of foodstuff supply and transportation to Southern Nigeria as the Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria, AUFCDN, embarked on the protest over factors militating against their business.
African Development Bank Group (AfDB) on Friday signed a $400,000 grant agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to strengthen securities market regulation and broaden market instruments.
The 22-year-old suffered head trauma after landing awkwardly on the turf following a collision with Cristian Romero in his side’s defeat to Atalanta on February 21.
A police man, Shedrack Aleke Igwe, working in armoury section of MOPOL base 28, Umuahia, Abia state has been arrested with 5 AK-47 rifles he stole from the armoury.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) has explained that the N2.1 trillion allocated for Debt Service in the 2018 federal government budget was paid directly to the creditors by the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation (OAGF).
Nigeria’s Quadri Aruna remains the only surviving African player at the first official World Table Tennis (WTT) Tournament taking place in Doha after he defeated Indian national champion Sathiyan Gnanasekaran 3-0 (11-7, 11-4, 11-8) to berth in the second round of the men’s singles.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Monday arraigned a former Director General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE), Benjamin Dikki, on N1billion gratification charges.
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has threatened to name and shame people and corporate organisations benefitting from the perennial traffic gridlock in the Apapa area of the state.
The Federal Government on Sunday began the evacuation of shanties, illegal structures encroaching on its Right of Way (RoW) following the expiration of the ultimatum issued by the Minister of Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola.