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Rohr leaves out Mikel, Simy, calls Success, Simon for Libya

Nigeria captain Mikel John Obi and Italy-based Simeon 'Simy' Nwankwo will not be part of the two Africa Cup of Nations qualifying matches with...

Nigeria grounds national airline before take-off

Nigeria’s government has suspended the proposed new national carrier, Nigeria Air, the country's Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Serika, said on Wednesday. The former...

100 people killed in floods, says Nigeria’s disasters agency

Floods in much of central and southern Nigeria have killed 100 people across 10 states, a spokesman for the country’s emergency and disasters agency...

Nigeria’s finance minister Kemi Adeosun resigns

Troubled Nigeria finance minister has quit her post after several weeks of pressure following allegations of forgery pinned on her an online media outlet...

Nigeria loses trillions annually to illegal lottery

Acting Executive Secretary, National Lottery Trust Fund (NLTF), Bello Maigari, has said that the Nigerian government loses more than N1 trillion annually due to...

Liberia retire number 14 for African legend Weah

Liberia has decided to retire the country's number 14 jersey from their men's national team, the Lone Star, in recognition of former World Footballer...

Nigeria cruise past Seychelles, as SA, Libya fire blank

Nigeria's Super Eagles as expected defeated minnows Seychelles in a 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying match in Victoria on Saturday. The Eagles won...

Nigeria’s Eaglets beat Ivorians in U17 WAFU-B AFCON qualifiers

Nigeria's Under-17 team, the Golden Eaglets played themselves back into contention for a semi-final place at the WAFU-B Zone of the Africa U17 Cup...

Egypt, Nigeria share places for 2019 ITTF World Team Cup

African powerhouses in table tennis, Egypt and Nigeria, would now represent the continent in next year's ITTF World Team Cup in Tokyo, Japan after...

Nigeria assistant coach Salisu Yusuf gets one-year ban

Assistant coach of Nigeria, Salisu Yusuf, has been slapped with a one-year suspension and a fine of $5,000 by the NFF Committee on Ethics...

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