AFCON 2023

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...

Affray In Abidjan: The Interviews, Key Battles, Match Facts

AFTER a record number of goals, unrelenting shocks and an apparent capacity for unceasing drama, the Africa Cup of Nations will finish on Sunday...

Much-Maligned Peseiro Defies Critics With Nigeria At AFCON

NIGERIA’s run to this Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final against hosts Ivory Coast is a personal triumph for coach Jose Peseiro, the veteran...

AFCON: South Africa Clinch Third Place With Victory Over DR Congo

SOUTH Africa took third at the Africa Cup of Nations after beating DR Congo 6-5 on penalties to secure their best finish at a...

Tinubu To Grace Africa Cup of Nations Final, CAF President Says

THE President of the Confederation of Africa Football, Patrice Motsepe, says President Bola Tinubu will attend the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations final in...

We Are Focused On Winning AFCON, Osimhen Vows

CAF African Player of The Year, Victor Osimhen, has assured Nigerians that the Super Eagles are fully focused on winning the Africa Cup of...

Super Eagles To Get N9bn For Africa Cup of Nations Win

THE Super Eagles will receive $7m (N8.9bn) if they win the 2023 Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast. Nigeria reached the final of the...

AFCON: I Still Love South Africa, Says Super Eagles Goalkeeper Nwabali

SUPER Eagles goalkeeper, Stanley Nwabali, expressed his affection for South Africa, stating that he loves the country as much as its fans love him. Nwabali...

Shettima Celebrates With Super Eagles After AFCON Semi-Final Victory

Vice President Kashim Shettima has celebrated with the Super Eagles after victory over South Africa’s Bafana Bafana at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON)...

Ivory Coast’s Haller Sets Up Final Against Nigeria

SEBASTIEN Haller scored the winner as 2023 Africa Cup of Nations hosts Ivory Coast beat DR Congo to set up a final meeting with...

FG Hails Super Eagles Over ‘Resounding Victory’ Against South Africa

THE Federal Government has hailed the Super Eagles over their victory against South Africa’s Bafana Bafana at the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) 2023...

Nigeria Dump South Africa Out Of AFCON To Reach First Final In A Decade

KELECHI Ihenacho scored the winning penalty for Super Eagles as Nigeria dumped Bafana Bafana of South Africa out of Africa Cup of Nations in...

The Epic Rivalry Renewed: Nigeria, South Africa Clash For Final Spot

NIGERIA and South Africa will rekindle rivalry today at the Stade de la Paix in Bouaké as both countries bid to book a place...

AFCON: Osimhen Declared Fit To Play Against South Africa

SUPER Eagles player, Victor Osimhen has been declared fit for the AFCON semi-final clash against South Africa on Wednesday (tomorrow). The Team Media Officer Babafemi...

Super Eagles N3bn Richer, Squad Arrives Bouake For Bafana Clash

FOLLOWING the Super Eagles’ progression to the semi-finals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, The PUNCH reports that the team...

AFCON: Osimhen Doubtful For South Africa Clash Over Illness

THERE are concerns about the availability of striker, Victor Osimhen for the Super Eagles’ Africa Cup of Nations semi-final clash against South Africa. According to...

Peseiro Demands More Goals From Super Eagles Ahead Of South Africa’s Clash

DESPITE boasting the best defensive record at the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations in Ivory Coast, Super Eagles head coach, Jose Peseiro, has demanded...

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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...

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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...
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