Wednesday, 29th March 2023
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25 Nov
France's Prime Minister Elisabeth Borne said Friday that footballers should be allowed to express their values, amid controversy over FIFA's stance against the "OneLove" armband on the pitch.
14 Nov
The football World Cup in Qatar this month will be the first in 40 years not to feature one of the greatest footballers in history as a superstar or an exuberant fan.
7 Jan 2022
Switzerland-born women football promoter, Hans Kraemer, has vowed to inspire Nigerian women footballers to the Zenith, including winning FIFA Women’s World Cup in different categories.
14 Dec 2021
Former junior international, Victor Igbinoba, has hailed the emergence of Cameroun’s football legend, Samuel Eto’o, as the president of the country’s football federation
13 Oct 2021
TCCG FC of Ikorodu, at the weekend, defeated Real United of Yaba 2-0 to win the second Tajudeen Ajide/APFAN U-20 Football Championship at the Legacy Pitch of the National Stadium Lagos.
30 Jul 2021
Four local footballers in Somalia were killed when a powerful explosion ripped through their bus on Friday in what the country's president branded a "barbaric terrorist attack".
28 May 2021
World football governing body, FIFA, has signed a three-year cooperation agreement with global footballers’ union, FIFPRO, to provide health support to hundreds of recently retired professional footballers
23 Feb 2021
For 23 years, Emmanuel Ibru has been managing AS Racine Football Academy, one of the foremost Nigerian youth teams providing young footballers for the Golden Eaglets
9 Feb 2021
The Premier League on Tuesday launched a racism action plan to build on existing moves taken to promote equality, diversity and inclusion.
12 Sep 2020
I am a member of a WhatsApp group set up by athletes (footballers). It may have the largest membership of all the groups that I know. The membership is easily in hundreds, I believe, and continue to increase on a daily basis as more footballers are resurrected from their hibernation. When the group started some…
22 Aug 2020
SIGMA Pensions have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the National Association of Nigeria Professional Footballers (NANPF), to provide benefits
1 May 2020
Scottish football's medical chief has warned that the coronavirus pandemic could exacerbate mental health problems among "at-risk" players.


The Labour Party (LP) has reviewed downwards the cost of its nomination and expression of interest forms for governorship elections in Imo, Bayelsa and Kogi States from N25 million to 15 million. The party said it became expedient and instructive for it to do so, in order to lead by example adding that its Presidential…
14 mins ago
Nigerians have reacted to the $1.8 billion earmarked by the National Population Commission (NPC) for this year’s 2023 population and housing census, holding from May 3. NPC Chairman, Nasir Isa Kwarra, had said the need to provide the nation with accurate and reliable demographic data for policy formulation and planning for sustainable development could not…
14 mins ago
Presidential Transition Council (PTC) has reaffirmed the sanctity of the May 29 handover date for the incoming administration, stating that it had perfected arrangements for a hitch-free exercise. Meanwhile, the refurbishment of offices for the President and Vice President-elect had been completed, same with facilities at the Defence House. Also, personnel of the Department of…
21 mins ago
Some commercial bus drivers plying the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway on Wednesday embarked on a protest over alleged extortion by touts, known as ‘Agbero’ at Toll-Gate area of the express. Some of the commuters, who were left stranded by the drivers, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ota that the protest was unfortunate as they…
22 mins ago
In a recent interview for the latest Rolling Stone cover story, Ed Sheeran opened up about his battles with depression, his new album "Subtract," and various other topics. One interesting insight the interview revealed was that Sheeran had initially wanted Jay-Z to feature on "Shape of You." He sent the song to the rapper, who…