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Portuguese manager, Jose Peseiro, has confirmed his exit as manager of the Super Eagles after his contract officially expired on Thursday. Peseiro who led the Eagles to a second-place finish at the 2023 African Cup of Nations, on Friday, said he was fulfilled coaching the West African nation. “Yesterday, we concluded our contract with the […]

Paul Pogba has vowed to challenge his four-year ban from football by the anti-doping tribunal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), stressing that he is innocent and that he had never taken any substance knowingly that comes under the purview of doping. A “shocked and heartbroken” Paul Pogba said his career had been […]

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are in talks with Super Eagles head coach Jose Peseiro over a new contract. According to reports, Ibrahim Musa Gusau-led NFF management are willing to pay the Portuguese soccer gaffer the same €50,000 monthly pay he was earning before he led the team to second place finish at the just […]

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been banned from football for four years after testing positive for a banned substance. Pogba tested positive for testosterone earlier this season and was suspended on September 11, 2023, while officials opened an investigation. Pogba argued that he had ingested the substance accidentally in the hope of receiving a reduced […]

Cristiano Ronaldo has been handed a one-game suspension in the Saudi Pro League and a fine for making an obscene gesture in response to Lionel Messi taunts from rival supporters. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward, who has been the highest-profile arrival in the Middle East during their spending spree of the last […]

President Bola Tinubu has conferred the national honour of Member of the Order of the Niger (MON) on all Super Eagles team members in appreciation of their performance at the just concluded CAF 2023 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON). In further recognition of their achievement, the federal government, represented by the Minister of the Federal […]

President Bola Tinubu has commended Nigeria’s Football team, Super Eagles, the coach, crew and the entire management for their hard work and sacrifice in the just concluded 2023 Africa Cup Of Nations, AFCON. The President also applauded the Super Eagles for their performance in the final of the 2024 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON), in […]

Ivory Coast won the Africa Cup of Nations for a third time on Sunday by beating Nigeria 2-1 in the final. Franck Kessie and Sebastien Haller got the goals for the host nation after William Troost-Ekong had given Nigeria a first-half lead. Seko Fofana and Serge Aurier also featured for Ivory Coast in Sunday’s final, […]

President Bola Tinubu, has directed Vice President Kashim Shettima to lead a presidential team to the finals of the African Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Côte d’Ivoire. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to The President on Media & Communications (Office of The Vice President), Stanley Nkwocha, noted that the President also called for maximum […]

The Lagos State Government has announced traffic diversion ahead of the yearly Access Bank Lagos City Marathon coming up on Saturday, February 10, 2024. The Marathon, scheduled between 5.00am and 2.00pm, the state government said the following routes will be temporarily unavailable to motorists during the marathon: Funsho Williams Avenue from Stadium, Surulere; Ikorodu Road […]

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One of Nigeria’s prolific comedians, John Ikechukwu Okafor, popularly known as Mr. has died at age 62. DIPLOMATIC DIARY reports that Mr. Ibu, does on Saturday in Lagos after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Evercare hospital, where he is being treated  Mr. Ibu has been on life support after he underwent a second surgery […]

Miyetti Allah urges authorities to arrest Sunday Igboho following his video threatening the Fulani community. They made this known in a statement released by Baba Othman NgelzarmaMACBAN – National President “The attention of the National body of Miyetti-Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) has been drawn to the recent video trending in the social […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) on Friday responded to a remark by President Bola Tinubu, asserting that members of the union are not interested any political office. Tinubu drew the ire of the union while inaugurating the Lagos Red Line Project on Thursday when he told labour unions to stop protesting against his nine-month old […]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of four Nigerian professionals to serve as Executive Directors of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN), for a renewable term of four years: A statement by Ajuri Ngelale   Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity,  listed the Nominees as:  (1) Engineer Oluwagbenga E.A. Ajiboye — Executive […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), has revoked the operational licenses of 4,173 Bureaux De Change Operators. CBN Acting Director of Corporate Communications, Sidi Ali, Hakama (Mrs.) disclosed this in a statement on Friday evening. “The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in exercise of the powers conferred on it under the Bank and Other Financial […]

The Correctional Center in Jos, the capital of Plateau State, experienced a protest on Friday due to nationwide economic difficulties. Inmates voiced their displeasure over the proposed reduction in their food supply. The head of the Jos Correctional Center, Raphael Ibinuhi, verified that the inmates staged a protest. “The problem has to do with the […]

President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of new members of the management team of the FGN Power Company Limited.  The appointment announced in a statement issued on Friday by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, followed President Tinubu’s recognition of the critical role of power supply in driving enterprise […]

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said, it would sell Treasury Bills (TBs) worth N1.64 trillion for the second quarter 2024, Q2’24. Treasury Bills are short term (less than one year) debt securities issued by the government to make up for budget deficit and fund projects. They are used by the CBN to […]

Sheikh Aminu Ibrahim Daurawa has resigned from his position as the Commander-General of Kano Hisbah Board. Daurawa in a footage obtained by The Nation, decried the ‘discouragement’ encountered from Governor Abba Yusuf of Kano State. Governor Yusuf had lamented how Hisbah’s ‘Operation Kau Da Badala’ was being carried out in the state. Operation ‘Kau da […]

Portuguese manager, Jose Peseiro, has confirmed his exit as manager of the Super Eagles after his contract officially expired on Thursday. Peseiro who led the Eagles to a second-place finish at the 2023 African Cup of Nations, on Friday, said he was fulfilled coaching the West African nation. “Yesterday, we concluded our contract with the […]