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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.
Imo State Governor, Senator Hope Uzidinma Thursday said that his administration will continue from where his predecessor stopped.
A 27-year-old man, Abdul Hassan Kadala, who posed as an aide to Senate President Alhmed Lawan to defraud unsuspecting members of the public has been arrested by operatives of the Police attached to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Police Command.
The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Thursday said the Facebook page of its leader, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has been pulled by the social media giant.
Jose Mourinho would have fared better at Manchester United had he been given “the players that he wanted”, says Romelu Lukaku, with the Belgian striker still holding the Portuguese in the highest regard.
The Bayelsa Police Command on Friday warned residents to refrain from taking laws into their hands at crime scenes to avoid arrest and prosecution.
The Tin Can Island Port Command of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), says it generated N346,508,836,486.54 as revenue in 2019. With this figure, the Command exceeded its 2019 revenue target with an excess of N4,202,755,990.15, representing 101.21 per cent.
Uche Secondus, national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has alleged that the presidency is pressurising the supreme court to rule in favour of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in its appeals challenging Sokoto, Bauchi, Adamawa and Benue governorship elections.
Comrade George Akinola, Lagos State Coordinator of Amotekun rally, and others on Tuesday rallied outside of Gani Fawehinmi park, as Police officers barricade the venue of Amotekun rally in Ojota, Lagos.
Nigerian youths have been urged to shun all forms of irregular migration in quest for greener pasture and work hard towards the development of themselves and the country.
Victor Osimhen scored the second goal as Lille defeated Gonfreville 2-0 in a Coupe de la Ligue clash at the Stade Oceans, Le Havre on Saturday afternoon.