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22 Mar
Nigerian football has the potential to become one of the best in the world if given the enabling environment to thrive, Strategic partners to the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL), GTI Asset Management and Trust Limited, has affirmed.
15 Mar
At the outset, the Interim Management Committee (IMC) had a mission to start the 2022/23 season of the Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) and achieve a calendar that would have Nigeria aligning with those of Confederation of Africa Football (CAF) and Europe. The calendar alignment was to achieve the twin purpose of having NPFL Clubs…
26 Nov
I am watching the ongoing matches in Qatar but all I am thinking about is my country, Nigeria. As I am writing this, the last of the African teams, Ghana, just played their first match and lost against one of the teams considered
9 Oct
Former international, Felix Owolabi, has expressed worry over the dwindling fortune of Nigerian football.
22 Sep 2022
Somebody said that football’s a matter of life and death to you. I said, ‘listen, it’s more important than that’…” - Bill Shankly, former Manager, Liverpool FC, May 1981.
21 Sep 2022
The Group Editor, Cosmopolitan Nigeria, Mr. Ejike Umunnabuike, has described Abba Abdullahi Yola, as a good man by every parameter. In a statement he signed yesterday in Abuja, he stated that Yola has been evaluated and assessed. He said: "He is a stable and well-rounded personality. He has a knack for details and drives for exactitudes in…
5 Sep 2022
First Vice President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Seyi Akinwunmi, yesterday, said he has a four-point agenda on which his leadership of the Federation will run if he is elected president.
19 Jun 2022
I have kept on soliciting for an opportunity like this to present itself… I mean when stakeholders will have a platform to discuss Nigerian football and the way forward.
7 Jan 2021
Nigerian football moved another step backward yesterday, as the nation’s U-17 male team, the Golden Eaglets, were beaten 1-0 by the Baby Elephants of Cote d’Ivoire in the first match
11 Apr 2020
The world is definitely passing through one of its ‘worst’ chapters in human history.
28 Jan 2020
Former International, Etim Esin, has expressed concern over the state of football development in the country when compared to the growth of entertainment industry, saying that the game has stunted and needed a turnaround for it to be brought back to life.
5 Oct 2019
I have never found it more difficult to write about football in all the years of my writing than I do now. Suddenly, after so many decades of living in denial and in hope,


30 mins ago
Italy’s new constellation of innovative and flexible Earth observation satellites to monitor Italy and Europe ROME, 28 March 2023 -/African Media Agency(AMA)/- Thales Alenia Space, the joint venture between Thales (67%) and Leonardo (33%),  has won contracts from the European Space Agency (ESA) to supply a first batch of six small satellites with  synthetic aperture radars…
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As part of a joint effort to cascade enlightenment on the dangers of human trafficking and violence against persons to the grassroots, the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), and the Chief of Army Staff have agreed to set up Anti-Human Trafficking and Violence Against Persons Vanguards in all Military Secondary…
1 hour ago
Members of the South-East/Igbo APC Progressives Roundtable (SIAPRO), have warned against ethnic strife and tension between Igbo and Yoruba, urging those making inciting statements to desist henceforth.
1 hour ago
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Tuesday fixed April 20, 2023, to rule on a Kogi State Application seeking to vacate an interim order of court freezing 14 properties linked to Kogi State governor.
1 hour ago
Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has expressed delight over the ouster Iyorchia Ayu as the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). The National Working Committee (NWC) of PDP on Tuesday appointed its Deputy National Chairman (North), Ambassador Umar Damagum, as acting national chairman. The committee explained that the decision to appoint Damagum was…