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Rohr targets 6 more friendlies

Gernot Rohr believes his side will need up to six friendly matches to be in optimum shape for the Russia 2018 World Cup. The team will face Argentina in a high-profile friendly on Tuesday in Krasnodar, Russia but Rohr, who ...

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Nigeria faces Argentina 5pm today

The mouth watering international friendly between 2018 World Cup qualifiers Nigeria and Argentina will kick off by 5pm Nigerian time. Top official of the team also confirmed captain Mikel Obi will return to the Eagles starting line up after he ...

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Nigerian -born Solanke joins England squad

England have called up Liverpool striker Dominic Ayodele Solanke and Bournemouth midfielder Lewis Cook for Tuesday’s friendly against Brazil at Wembley. Solanke, whose father hails from Ogun State, was top scorer for England’s Under-20 World Cup-winning side during the summer, ...

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…Enyeama declares hatred for Africa refs

Former Super Eagles captain Vincent Enyeama has revealed that he hates African referees while reacting to the controversial penalty decision against Nigeria during the world cup clash with Algeria last Friday. The Super Eagles of Nigeria settled for a 1-1 ...

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Mikel leads Eagles against Argentina

By Ikenna Okonkwo In Constantine, Algeria Captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles, Mikel Obi will be leading out his teammates when they file out against their Argentine counterparts in a friendly game in Krasnodar, Russia on Tuesday. Head coach Gernot Rohr ...

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NSCDC N18.1m unaccounted – Report

Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), has not accounted for N18 million in 2015, an audit report reviewed by Premium Times has revealed. The report, which detailed financial records of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of the federal government ...

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Support Army for peace, COAS tells NIPR

By Sadiq Abubakar In a bid to enhance relationship with professional institutions, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Yusufu Buratai, has charged the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) to stand firmly with the Army in efforts ...

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…Set for Wilder challenge too

Joseph Parker has placed his first offer on the table to fight Anthony Joshua, his promoter has claimed. Negotiations began on Thursday for IBF and WBA ‘super’ heavyweight champion Joshua to meet WBC equivalent Deontay Wilder, but WBO title-holder Parker ...

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Biffo sets target for Katsina Utd

Coach Abdullahi Usman Biffo has promised to surpass Katsina United past performances in the Nigerian top-flight. The former Abia Warriors and Niger Tornadoes manager was unveiled to the public in Katsina on Wednesday by the management as the technical adviser ...

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Oshoala gets Range Rover gift

Asisat Oshoala is now a proud owner of a Ranger Rover Vogue 2017 after she emerged top scorer in the Chinese women’s league and her club were crowned champions. The car gift to the Super Falcons star was from an ...

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Babaganaru leads Yobe Desert Stars

Former Kano Pillars coach Mohammed Baba Ganaru has been announced as new coach of newly promoted Yobe Desert Stars. Yobe Desert Warriors chose the experienced Baba Ganaru ahead of other applicants ahead of the new Nigeria Professional Football League 2017/18 ...

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Nduka teams up with Rivers United

Rivers United have recruited former Heartland coach Ndubuisi Nduka as their new assistant coach ahead of the new Nigeria Professional Football League season. Nduka takes over from Willy Ndube who has left the team following the expiration of his contract. ...

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MFM targets 7 players for new season

By Gbenga Jolaosho High –riding Mountain of Fire and Miracle FC (MFM) has disclosed that they will only recruit seven new players to their squad for the 2017/2018 Nigeria Professional Football League season which is yet to get a kick ...

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Afelokhai eyes return to Kano Pillars

Goalkeeper Theophilus  Afelokhai has said he is close to agreeing a return to Kano Pillars from Enyimba this week. “I love Kano Pillars, everything I have today in football in terms of achievement should be traced to the club,” former ...

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NBBF targets Tokyo 2020 participation

The Nigeria Basketball Federation is excited at the possibility of Nigeria participating in the FIBA certified 3×3 event at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic. This was  made by the factional president ,Engr Musa Kida known following the gold and silver medal ...

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