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Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel admits he would prefer to face Real Madrid rather than Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals after the Blues reached the last four for the first time since 2014.
Former Deputy National Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has described the successful conduct of the party’s South West Congress as the start of another journey and a sign of new hope.
Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan said, yesterday, that winners take all syndrome in politics has made the Nigerian political environment a very tough and dangerous option.
The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) is providing financial grant and technical assistance worth $3 million to combat food insecurity in Nigeria compounded by COVID-19 pandemic.
Former Governor of Zamfara State, Alhaji AbulAziz Yari, has warned that the state Governor, Bello Matawalle, would lose the seat should he cross-carpet from the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), going by the Supreme Court’s verdict that brought him to power in 2019.
A former aide of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Doyin Okupe, has said the outcome of the zonal congress of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the South-West will be negative and may affect the future of the party in the zone.
Governor Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and a former governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, are to test their popularity with 756 delegates that will elect officials of the Peoples Democratic Party in the South-West on Monday.
Female tennis World Number One player, Ashleigh Barty, on Friday, became the latest casualty in a tournament full of surprises, when she was defeated by Spaniard Paula Badosa, ranked 71st in the world after their quarter-final match ended 6-4 6-3 in Badosa’s favour. The victory carried the Spaniard through to the biggest semifinal of her career.
Confederation cup campaigners Enyimba have declared operation consolidate as the team jetted out for the second leg of two legged battle against ES Setif of Algeria.
Rilwan Oladosu and Rilwan ‘Baby Face’ Babatunde emerged winners of World Boxing Federation (WBF) titles at the GOtv Boxing Night 22 on Friday at the Rowe Park Sports Centre in Lagos.
Delta Governor Dr Ifeanyi Okowa, on Friday assured the state’s contingent to the 20th National Sports Festival holding in Edo from April 2, 2021 that every gold medal won by the team at the festival would attract N1 million reward to the athlete.
Super Eagles unbeaten run in the 2021 AFCON qualifiers, which included two clean sheets in the final rounds, has been praised by coach Gernot Rohr.
Henry Nwosu has urged Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr to win the 2022 Africa Cup of Nations title in Cameroon if he is to be regarded as one of the best tacticians on the continent.
The winners of the 2020 award are; Adesola Akindele, Temitope Gbadamosi, Temitope Ibiwunmi, Rasheed Odenike, Rebecca Oyinloye, Oluwaseun Balogun, Joshua Olasehinde, Abosede Padonu-Daniel, Ekundayo Ajiborisade, Tolulope Odusanya, Tawakalitu Akinleye and Ovinuyon Buhari.
A statement signed by the Chief Press Secretary to the Deputy Governor of Kano State, Mr. Hassan Musa Fagge and made available to newsmen on yesterday, said the participants keenly contested in the six categories of the competition for both male and female right from 2 Hizb with practical Tajweed up to 60 Hizb with Tafsir.
Genk forward Paul Onuachu has revealed his desire to score regularly for the Nigeria national team after firing the side past the Republic of Benin on Saturday.
Nigeria national team coach Gernot Rohr has revealed his side trained under darkness and had to rely on the moon on their arrival in Porto-Novo.
The One-Day Governor of Lagos State, Miss Eniola Ajala, on Friday appealed to Gov. Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu to provide more infrastructure in the state’s public schools.
The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, says his ministry is expected to generate 600 million dollars from its new Marginal Fields.
The alliance of the OPEC+ oil producers was able to achieve the 113 per cent oil cuts agreement reached last month largely due to Saudi Arabia’s voluntary additional cut of 1 million barrels a day (mbd), a report said.
The Nigeria Infectious Diseases Society (NIDS) has described vaccination as a most effective way to prevent infectious diseases like COVID-19.
Former Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has insisted he was merely invited and not arrested by the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Tuesday.
The South African government’s downpayments to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and Pfizer for COVID-19 vaccines are not refundable under any circumstances, its health minister said on Wednesday, describing the condition as onerous.
Iran’s move to enrich uranium up to 60% purity is a response to the sabotage at its key nuclear facility, President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday, adding the Islamic Republic had no intention of building a nuclear weapon
Former minister of commerce and industry, Mahmud Tukur, has passed on.
Nasarawa State House of Assembly has denied knowledge of any plan to impeach its speaker, Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has published a list of private refineries with a valid permit to operate in Nigeria.
Nineteen people have been sentenced to death in Myanmar for killing an associate of an army captain, the military-owned Myawaddy TV station said on Friday — the first such sentences announced in public since February 1 coup and crackdown on protesters.
Ghana captain Andre Ayew found his scoring boots after a five-match drought as he netted to help Swansea City to a 3-0 away triumph over Millwall in the Championship on Saturday.