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Akwa United moved to the summit of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a slim 2-1 win against Sunshine Stars in Uyo on Sunday.
The minister of youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare and Bauchi State Football Association (BAFA) joined Nigerians all over the world in mourning the death of the erstwhile technical director of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Chief Pius Kashimawo Laloko.
Kwara United yesterday stormed back to the top of the 2021 Nigeria Professional Football League season after a massive 5-0 win over hapless Adamawa United in the Week 17 match played at the Ilorin Township stadium.
The Management, players, and the entire staff of Akwa United Football Club deeply sympathize with Wikki Tourists Football Club over the fire incident which engulfed their team bus on Thursday 18 February on their way to Uyo for NPFL Matchday 11 game against Dakkada FC.
Nigeria Professional Football League campaigners Wikki Tourists FC were involved in an accident that left team bus burnt to ashes along Kibo road around the popular Forest area after Jos in Plateau state.
Head coach of Nasarawa United, Bala Nikyu said he’s proud of his wards, despite losing their unbeaten run to Plateau United on Friday.
Akwa United captain Utobong Effiong has confirmed his side’s readiness to take on NPFL challengers Wikki Tourists ahead today’s clash in Uyo.
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.
Wikki Tourists of Bauchi and Plateau United picked their first point of the 2020-2021 NPFL season after playing a goalless draw on Monday.
Nasarawa United skipper Emmanuel Makama says the club want to continue their impressive start to the season against Heartland this Sunday.
The Solid Miners began their campaign with a 2-1 comeback win over Wikki Tourists at the Lafia Township stadium and they will be looking to consolidate on the result against Heartland on Sunday.
Katsina United winger Samuel Kalu has described his debut for the club and his match-winning goal against Heartland FC as a proud moment.
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.
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.
Striker Obioma Chukwuemeka has joined Abia Warriors on a season-long deal from oriental club side Heartland.
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.
Plateau United boss Abdul Maikaba has called on the relevant authorities to lift the ban on football for them to resume early preparations for the Caf champions league.
Governor David Umahi on Saturday commiserated with the husband of the deceased, Celestine Okah, in a statement signed by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Francis Nwaze.
The kidnap of Amos Ogbonnaya, of a former Coordinator of Anuagata Development Centre, in the Ohaozara Local Government Area of Ebonyi State by hoodlums, on Thursday evening, has continued to generate mixed reactions from various segments of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with the Obi of Onitsha, Igwe Nnaemeka Alfred Achebe on the occasion of his 80th birthday, commending the royal father’s unwavering dedication to Nigeria’s unity and development.
Most of the Palestinian deaths occurred in Gaza but on Friday clashes spread to the West Bank, where 11 Palestinians died and hundreds were injured. Israeli forces used teargas, rubber bullets and live fire, as Palestinians threw petrol bombs.
Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has not been paid his wages by the Nigeria Football Federation for six months.
The strain was detected by the African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases in the Redeemers University, Ede, Osun State nearly three weeks ago and has been communicated to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.
The Lagos State Commissioner of police (CP), Hakeem Odumosu, has explained that Nollywood’s Baba Ijesha would not be released from detention until the striking Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) resumed from its nationwide strike.
The Police Command in FCT has reassured residents of Abuja of adequate protection of lives and property.
Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi on Saturday declared his belief in a united Nigeria and condemned calls for secession by some groups in the country.
“Dear fellow Nigerians, contrary to reports circulating in the media, I remain committed to serving my country. It is always an honour to wear the green and white of Nigeria and it is my dream to continue to do so,” he wrote on Instagram.