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FC Zurich condemn fans who threw a banana at Basel’s Aldo Kalulu

Swiss club FC Zurich have condemned fans who threw a banana at rival player Aldo Kalulu when he went to take a corner during their league match at FC Basel on Sunday.
Sebastian Coe

Budapest wins 2023 IAAF World Championships hosting right

Budapest emerges as the host city of the 2023 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships
Stephen Odey continued his rich vein of form in Switzerland after he netted his fifth goal in the league as FC Zurich smashed past home team Luzern 5-2 today.

Stephen Odey scores 10th FC Zurich goal in win over Grasshoppers

Stephen Odey continued his goals scoring form as he scored his sixth Swiss Super league goal of the season for FC Zurich‘s 2-1 winover Grasshoppers at the Letzigrund stadium on Sunday.
FIFA HQ

FIFA’s home city of Zurich now to get a football stadium

The Swiss city of Zurich is finally set to get a purpose-built football stadium after voters gave the green light to the project in a local referendum on Sunday.
Sundra Rajoo

FIFA ethics committee judge held in Malaysia for graft

A FIFA Ethics Committee judge was arrested on suspicion of corruption in his native Malaysia and has resigned as director of an arbitration service, his lawyer and reports said Wednesday.
Olivier Thormann

Swiss prosecutor in FIFA corruption probe quits after being cleared

A Swiss federal prosecutor suspended last month in connection with corruption investigations in the world of football has been cleared of wrongdoing and quit his job, authorities said on Friday.
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi

FIFA adds Mikel Obi’s 2018 World Cup Jersey to museum

The football governing announced that the shirt will be at the museum located in Zurich after Gernot Rohr’s became the first team to beat Iceland at the World Cup finals.
arsenal alex iwobi

Rampant Arsenal face Lisbon test, Chelsea sweat on Eden Hazard

Amid a packed schedule, Arsenal take a 10-match winning streak to Sporting Lisbon as their quest to win the Europa League continues Thursday, when city rivals Chelsea, possibly without the influential Eden Hazard, host BATE Borisov of Belarus.

FIFA welcome back NFF’s Amaju Pinnick

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), has formally ‘welcomed’ the President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Melvin Pinnick back to the fold of its elite Football Family.

Swiss region of St Gallen votes to ban ‘burqa’ in public places

The Swiss region of St Gallen has voted in favour of a "burqa ban", prohibiting all face-covering garments in public spaces, a decision that a local Islamic organisation has termed "Islamophobic".
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Minister: Nigeria’s solid minerals contributes N3.5 billion annually to federation account

Nigeria’s solid minerals sector has contributes N3.5 billion Naira annually to the federation account, Minister for Solid Minerals and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari, said on Thursday in Zurich.

NFF supremo Amaju Pinnick heads FIFA/CAF normalisation team to Ghana

President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) who also doubles as CAF’s Vice President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick has been selected to lead FIFA/CAF Normalisation team to Ghana
Paul Koech

Former world half marathon champion Paul Koech dies at 49

Paul Koech, a former world half marathon champion and long-time teammate of Kenyan great Paul Tergat, has died. He was 49.

2019: Governor Dankwambo’s campaign appoints new spokesman

A leading Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential aspirant, Dr. Ibrahim Hassan Dankwambo, has appointed Dr. Ayoade Adewopo, as the Director Strategic Communication and official Spokesman of his Presidential Campaign Organisation.
Conseslus Kipruto

Kenya’s Conseslus Kipruto wins 3000m after losing shoe

Kenyan runner Conseslus Kipruto defied the early setback of losing a shoe to win the 3000m men's steeplechase race in the IAAF Diamond League in Zurich, Switzerland.

Oil rises on Iran sanctions, lower US fuel inventories

Oil prices rose on Thursday, extending gains on growing evidence of disruptions to crude supply from Iran and Venezuela and after a fall in U.S. crude inventories.
Jose Maria Marin

Corruption: First convicted FIFA bigwig awaits US sentencing

The first bigwig convicted in the United States in the FIFA corruption scandal that disgraced world football awaited sentencing on Wednesday.
Chris Giwa

Chris Giwa challenges FIFA to ban Nigeria

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) factional president, Amb Chris Giwa, has said that FIFA cannot ban Nigeria over the lingering administrative crisis rocking the federation.

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The National Union of Textile Garment and Tailoring Workers of Nigeria held a peaceful protest in Lagos on Tuesday to mark the 40th anniversary of the organisation.

NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

Waheed Olojede, Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Oyo state chapter, has assured workers of the payment of N30,000 new minimum wage before the 2019 general election.
Atiku Abubakar

Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
Tunde Ayeni

EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.