President Muhammadu Buhari has picked the President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, as leader of the Federal Government delegation to the ongoing 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals in Egypt. Also on the delegation are the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and the Secretary […]
The Super Eagles of Nigeria have emerged as the first team to qualify for the Round of 16 at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt. The Eagles beat the Syli Nationale of Guinea by a lone goal to zoom into the round of 16 with a […]
Gernot Rohr has dropped his captain, Mikel Obi, for the second group game against Guinea at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations taking place in Egypt. Many Nigerians had asked that Mikel be dropped to the bench after his below-par performance against Burundi. Other changes made to the […]
A late goal from striker Odion Ighalo on Saturday ensured the Super Eagles start their campaign at the ongoing African Nations Cup in Egypt with a win. Ighalo scored from a scintillating back heel pass from left-full back Ola Aina.
As the Super Eagles file out in their first match against Burundi Saturday, in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON 2019), holding in Egypt, President Muhammadu Buhari has charged them to play every match for the honour of motherland. In a press statement on Saturday, the President urged […]
…AS NNPC, NTA Vow to Sustain Partnership The Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr. Maikanti Baru, has described sports as a significant factor in engendering unity and national cohesion among Nigerians. Dr. Baru stated this while hosting the Director General of the Nigerian […]
A 26-man delegation of the senior national male football team of Zimbabwe, known as the Warriors, will arrive in Nigeria on Thursday night aboard a South African Airways flight. Ademola Olajire, the Director of Communications at Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), said in a statement on Wednesday that the […]