Sport

Guardiola Apologises To Phillips For ‘Overweight’ Comments

MANCHESTER City boss Pep Guardiola has apologised to Kalvin Phillips for saying the midfielder was "overweight" on his return from the Qatar World Cup. Guardiola...

NPFL: Nwagua Gets Hat-Trick For Rivers United, Plateau United Drag Lobi Down

THE second half of the 2023/24 Nigeria Premier Football League hit the gears with aplomb on Sunday as Rivers United striker, Nyima Nwagua, scored...

Kane Goal Not Enough As Bayern Suffer Third Defeat In Nine Days

ENGLAND captain Harry Kane's late goal at Bochum was not enough as Bayern Munich suffered their third defeat in nine days. Bayern took the lead...

Arsenal Star, Bukayo Saka Speaks On Helping 12-Year-Old Kano Boy Walk Again

ARSENAL winger, Bukayo Saka, says he is delighted to have helped a 12-year-old kid known as Kabir who could barely walk a year ago,...

NPFL: Enyimba Beat Shooting Stars, Heartland, Pillars Share Points

CHIJIOKE Mbaoma scored the winner as Enyimba defeated Shooting Stars 1-0 in a Nigeria Premier Football League, matchday 20 encounter at the Enyimba stadium...

Pochettino Vows Chelsea Will Attack Man City In Today’s Clash

MAURICIO Pochettino has promised his Chelsea side will attack Manchester City when they travel to the Premier League champions’ Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Chelsea and...

Upamecano Opens Up On Racism After Abuse Over Bayern’s Defeat In Lazio

DAYOT Upamecano said "racism has no place anywhere" after the defender was subjected to racist abuse following Bayern Munich's 1-0 defeat by Lazio. Upamecano, 25,...

Manchester United 2023 Squad Most Expensive In History – UEFA Report

MANCHESTER United's squad last year were the "most expensive ever assembled" in football, says a Uefa report. The European Club Finance and Investment Landscape report...

Mbappe Informs PSG Directors He Plans To Leave End Of Season

FRANCE captain Kylian Mbappe has told officials at Paris Saint-Germain that he intends to leave when his contract expires at the end of the...

Super Eagles Move 14 Places Up In FIFA Ranking After Impressive AFCON

THE Super Eagles are now 14 places higher in the latest FIFA ranking following a great showing at the just-concluded 2023 Africa Cup of...

Osimhen Missing, Ekong, Aina, Lookman Make AFCON Best XI

SUPER Eagles trio, William Troost-Ekong, Ademola Lookman and Ola Aina, have been included in the CAF Best XI of the 2023 Africa Cup of...

Anti-Doping Agency Drags Nigeria To Sports Arbitration Court

THE World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) said Tuesday it has referred Nigeria and Venezuela to the Court of Arbitration for Sport over alleged non-compliance of...

Tinubu Gifts Eagles Lands, Houses, National Honours After AFCON

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu on Tuesday honoured each player and official of the Nigerian Super Eagles with the Member of The Order of The Niger...

Saudi Arabia To Stage Its First Ever Ranking Snooker Event

SAUDI Arabia will stage its first ranking snooker event in 2024, with a prize pool of more than £2 million ($2.5 million) for the...

Though We Fell Short, I’m Proud Of Super Eagles – Ahmed Musa

DESPITE losing to hosts Ivory Coast in Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final, Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has hailed the team for its...

Gallager Scores Twice As Chelsea Win At Crystal Palace

CONOR Gallagher scored twice as Chelsea came from behind to win at Selhurst Park and increase the pressure on Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson. The...

AFCON: ‘You Have Demonstrated Great Resilience’, Tinubu Hails Super Eagles

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has praised the Super Eagles for their display in the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final in Ivory Coast. Despite their loss...

FULL LIST: CAF Africa Cup Of Nations 2023 Awards

THE 2023 CAF African Cup of Nations ended on Sunday night on a disappointing note for Nigeria’s Super Eagles as they lost the trophy...

Ivory Coast Beat Nigeria To Win Africa Cup Of Nations

THE host, Elephants Of Ivory Coast beat Super Eagles of Nigeria 2-1 to win the Africa Cup of Nations 2023. It's was all Ivory Coast...

Super Eagles Final Starting XI: Osimhen Leads, Lookman Marshals, Chukwueze Returns

THE Super Eagles of Nigeria made two changes to the starting lie-up for their AFCON 2023 final encounter with the host Ivory Coast. The Super...

Latest article

JUST IN: Tinubu Appoints Kemi Nandap As CG Of Nigeria Immigration Service

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of DCG Kemi Nanna Nandap to serve as the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), effective...

Gombe SEC Celebrates Inuwa Yahaya’s Governor Of The Year Awards, Other Accolades

GOVERNOR Muhammadu Inuwa Yahaya CON, has been presented with several prestigious awards earned by him and other MDAs in recognition of his outstanding leadership...

Na’Allah Congratulates Emir Gambari Over His Conferment As 5th Chancellor Of...

AS Bayero University Kano prepares  to install the  Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji  Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari as its 5th Chancellor  on Saturday 2nd March 2024, the...

Defamation: Emefiele Slams Akpabio With N25bn Lawsuit

THE immediate-past Central Bank of Nigeria Governor, Godwin Emefiele, has vowed to sue the Senate President, Godswill Akpabio, for alleged defamation. The Senate president had...

Niger State Workers Begin Indefinite Strike Today

WORKERS in Niger State have downed tools this morning following a directive by the state chapter of the Nigeria Labour Congress. The indefinite strike came...

State Police Bill: Governors’ Role, Commissioners’ Appointment, Sacking, All The Key Sections

A BILL seeking the amendment of the 1999 Constitution to empower governors to appoint state commissioners of police scaled second reading on the floor...

Kano Unseals 10 Warehouses Accused Of Hoarding Food Items

THE Kano State Public Complaint and Anti-Corruption Commission said on Tuesday that it had unsealed the 10 warehouses sealed last week for alleged hoarding...

A World, A Continent In Transition – By Bola Ahmed Tinubu

THE world exists in a period of fundamental transition. Neither Africa nor Nigeria is exempt from realities of this transition. Where there is transition, there...

Algeria Snub Super Eagles’ Peseiro, Set To Name Petkovic Coach

ACCORIDNG to multiple reports, Algeria’s Football Association has opted not to continue negotiations with Jose Peseiro and is set to announce the appointment of...

Haaland Breaks Brentford’s Resistance As Man City Close On Liverpool

ERLING Haaland took Manchester City to within one point of Premier League leaders Liverpool but the champions were made to sweat for a 1-0...

Israel’s Rafah Deadline Raises Stakes As Ramadan Approaches

ISRAEL's sudden threat to unleash its controversial ground operation in the southern Gazan town of Rafah unless all hostages are freed by 10 March...

Estonia Detains 10 Russian Spy Suspects Since December

THE Estonian Internal Security Service (ISS) said Tuesday that it had detained 10 people since December on suspicion of acting on behalf of a...

South Africa Will Go To Polls May 29, President Ramphosa Announces

SOUTH Africa will go to the polls on May 29 to choose a parliament, which will in turn pick a president, President Cyril Ramaphosa...

Guinea’s Military Junta Dissolves Government, Seals Borders

GUINEA's military junta, which seized power in a coup in September 2021, has dissolved the government. The announcement was made through a presidential decree read...

Tinubu Appoints Hafsat Bakari As CEO Of Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit

PRESIDENT has approved the appointment of Ms. Hafsat Abubakar Bakari to serve as the Director/Chief Executive Officer of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU),...

Sadiya Umar Farouq: The Villified Heroin – By Mamman Nasir

FOR the more than sixty years of self-governance in Nigeria, there had never been a government that brings out multiple, fantastic and workable social...

Tinubu Directs Payment Of Presidential Villa Electricity Bill After Power Company Disconnection Notice

PRESIDENT Bola Tinubu has directed immediate settlement of outstanding electricity bill due to the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company. The President's directive follows the reconciliation of...

Bandits Block Gusau-Sokoto Highway, Abduct 26 Travellers

BANDITS on Tuesday afternoon kidnapped over 26 travelers along the Gusau-Sokoto highway. The bandits who were said to have blocked the road around Kwaren Kirya...

Economic Hardship: Customs To Distribute Seized Food Items To Nigerians

THE Nigeria Customs Service said it has concluded plans to commence the direct disposal of seized food items to Nigerians. The National Public Relations Officer...

Elumelu Expresses Readiness To Support, Partner Finance Ministry To Boost Economy

THE Chairman of Heirs Holdings Group, Transcorp Group and UBA Group, Tony Elumelu, has declared his readiness to support and partner with the Ministry...
0FansLike
0FollowersFollow
38FollowersFollow
0SubscribersSubscribe