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Indonesia’s national football association has been fined by FIFA over crowd trouble during a World Cup qualifier against Malaysia, the organisation said Wednesday.
The Youth and Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, has commended the Nigerian U-23 national team, (Olympics team) for trashing the Sudanese national team 5-0 at the Stephen Keshi Stadium, Asaba, Delta State, thereby qualifying for the African U-23 AFCON tournament slated for Egypt, November this year.
The Federal Government has given cash rewards totalling about N46 million to the first batch of Team Nigeria medalists at the ongoing 12th African Games in Morocco.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has dismissed as misleading, statements by former Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung at the weekend that the Federation omitted the budget for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations from its 2019 programmes sent to the Ministry.
Nigerian Youth and Sports Minister Solomon Dalung has warned the Super Eagles not to underrate their Group B opponents when the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations kicks off in June in Egypt.
The Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has charged Team Nigeria taking part in the III Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires to compete clean and fair as the games opened at the weekend.
Mohamed Salah rekindled a months-long dispute with the Egyptian football association, accusing them of ignoring his complaints about their unauthorised use of his image.
Nigerian football fans are scrambling to secure tickets for the last group D match between Nigeria and Argentina at the ongoing 2018 World Cup in Russia.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Monday said that Saint Petersburg, the town hosting the all-important match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the La Albiceleste of Argentina had been flooded with fans from both countries.
President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Wednesday, receive the Russia 2018 World Cup-bound Super Eagles contingent at the Presidential Villa.
The Russia 2018 World Cup–bound Super Eagles contingent will now meet with His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari (GCFR) at the Presidential Villa on Wednesday morning. The session was earlier slated for Tuesday evening.
Egypt’s Youth and Sports Minister Khalid Abd El-aziz has expressed hope that Liverpool’s Egypt forward Mohammed Salah would make it to the world cup final squad despite a shoulder injury on Saturday.
The President of Ghana, Mr. Nana Addo Akufo-Addo, has suspended the deputy youth and sports minister, Mr. Pius Hadzie, with immediate effect over the Commonwealth athletes’ scam.
The firm exhortation by Nigeria FA boss, Amaju Pinnick, to win the African Nations Championship trophy for President Muhammadu Buhari will be ringing in the ears of the Super Eagles as they file out against host nation Morocco in the Final on Sunday.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State has vowed to approach the Supreme Court to challenge the victory of Governor Ahmadu Fintiri at the Supreme Court.
The Ebonyi Police Command on Thursday said it had uncovered a new strategy used by criminals to rob bank customers.
Real Madrid president Florentino Pérez is leading the charge for Europe’s biggest clubs to break away from their domestic competitions and form a radical new Super League.
Russia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency as saying Friday.
The Vice Chancellor of University of Benin (UNIBEN), Prof. (Mrs.) Lilian Salami, has approved the appointment of Dr. (Mrs.) Benedicta Adeola Ehanire, as the institution’s Public Relations Officer (PRO).
The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Niger said that James Peter of Sauka ka huta Area, Chanchaga Local Government Area, riding an unregistered Bajaj motorcycle, ran into a Tipper truck without registration and died instantly.
The Benue Police Command on Friday said it arrested 16 suspected cults members in connection with several killings in the state.
The wife of Ondo State governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu, has vowed not to relent until women are given equal rights as their male counterparts.
The National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) has approved the appointment of Haruna Mohammed and Uzoma Igbonwa as the nonexecutive directors for Standard Alliance Insurance Plc.
The Peoples Democratic Party on Thursday aligned itself with the decision of its Kogi West Senatorial candidate, Dino Melaye, to file a petition at the Kogi State Election Petition Tribunal over the declaration of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Smart Adeyemi, as the winner of the recent senatorial election.