Nigeria among top 10 movers as FIFA crowns Belgium Team of the Year
Nigeria was yesterday listed among the 10 top movers in the latest FIFA rankings, which placed Belgium as the Team of the Year. Belgium had a record-breaking year where the Red Devils held on to a top spot in a December table
11 countries converge on Enugu to fight for Africa’s sole blind football ticket
Beginning from today till Saturday, 11 African countries will trade tackles in Enugu for the sole ticket of representing the continent in the blind football event of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
Five things to know about Africa's CFA franc
The CFA franc, a seven-decade-old currency shared by more than a dozen states in West Africa, has found itself in the spotlight over calls for it to be scrapped.
Iconic 87 Art Workshop in honour of Onobrakpeya
he renowned master printmaker, painter, sculptor and poet, Professor Bruce Onobrakpeya, whose long and distinguished career has spanned over six decades
Nigeria, others demand dental amalgam phase-out by 2021
The African region is seeking an amendment to Annex A to the Minamata Convention on Mercury by moving dental amalgam from Part ll to Part l of Annex A. The African amendment on amalgam proposed by Botswana, Chad, Gabon, Guinea Bissau, Niger...
Inter-generational conversation on future of the public service
At a public function organized by the government a few years ago, there was a chanced meeting between a former public servant who had been a part of the Golden age of the public service in the immediate post-independence period and a new public servant who came in at the point of the democratic turn in Nigeria.
Neymar becomes youngest to 100 Brazil caps in friendly draw
Neymar became the youngest player to make 100 appearances for Brazil on Thursday but the Paris Saint-Germain forward had to settle for a 1-1 draw as he failed to score in a friendly with Senegal in Singapore.