Paris 2024: Coach Salisu fails as Guinea knocks Nigeria out of Olympic race

Nigeria, March 29 -- In a crushing blow to Nigeria's Olympic dreams, the nation's U-23 football team will not be competing in the Paris 2024 Olympics after suffering a 2-0 loss to Guinea in the Africa... Read More

Saraki heads PDP ward congress electoral committee in Bayelsa

Nigeria, March 29 -- Nigeria's main opposition party, The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has appointed a former Senate President, Bukola Saraki as chairman of the party's ward congress electoral comm... Read More

Paystack CEO acquires majority stake in Danish football club

Nigeria, March 29 -- Shola Akinlade, co-founder and CEO of Paystack, a leading Nigerian FinTech company, has officially acquired a 55% stake in Aarhus Fremad, a second-division football club in Denmar... Read More

Lionel Messi celebrates landmark 100th goal for Argentina

Nigeria, March 29 -- A few days after celebrating the special recognition accorded him with a statue at the South America Football Association headquarters, Lionel Messi is in another celebratory mood... Read More

Liberia: Ex-Ulimo fighter tells court he refused bribe from Hassan Bility "to testify against Massaquoi"

Nigeria, March 29 -- MONROVIA, Liberia-As with the trial before a Finnish district court, acquittal hearings for Gibril Massaquoi, the Sierra Leonean accused of grave human rights violations in Liberi... Read More

Alleged Assault: Police give portable 72 hours to report self

Nigeria, March 29 -- The police in Ogun State have issued a 72-hour ultimatum to famous Hip-hop musician Habeeb Okikiola, commonly called Portable, to report himself to the nearest police station or g... Read More

EFCC, Gov Yahaya Bello battle over 14 seized properties in court

Nigeria, March 29 -- The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has urged the Federal High Court in Abuja not to lift the interim forfeiture order it placed on assets linked to Governor Yahay... Read More

Four sisters sent to prison under controversial circumstances released on bail

Nigeria, March 29 -- A Magistrate Court in Owerri, Imo State, has granted bail to four sisters who were hurriedly arraigned and remanded in prison in the state under controversial circumstances. PREM... Read More

Leveraging city-basin governance to boost water security in African municipalities, By Kayode Fayemi

Nigeria, March 29 -- Introduction I thank the organisers for the invitation to participate in this side event at the UN 2023 Water Conference, which has been described as the most important water eve... Read More

Russia/Ukraine War: Reps ask Medical Council, JAMB, others to give Nigerian students special consideration

Nigeria, March 29 -- The House of Representatives has asked the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN) to allow final-year students from war-torn Ukraine to write the council's assessment examin... Read More