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World football governing body, FIFA, has stripped Indonesia of the hosting right to the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The decision was announced after Wednesday’s meeting between FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and President of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) Erick Thohir. A new host will be announced as soon as possible, with the dates […]

Adidas said Wednesday it will drop its opposition to a Black Lives Matter application for a trademark with a three-stripe design, which it initially complained was too similar to its own logo. The German sportswear giant Monday requested the US Trademark Office reject the group’s bid for the design to be used on clothing, bags […]

“Forget Russia” was the sentiment encouraged by Ukraine’s caretaker manager Ruslan Rotan ahead of his country’s trip to England to kick-off their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign. Russia, however, aren’t going away just like that. Vladimir Putin’s full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 was almost universally condemned, and the Russian President’s woeful miscalculation meant the […]

Barely 72 hours after the shocking one-nil defeat to Wild Dogs of Guinea-Bissau in the first-leg of the Group A 2023 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers tie, Nigeria’s Super Eagles responded with a 1-0 win in the return leg at Bissau on Monday evening. With an unwanted four-game winless run, Super Eagles needed a quick […]

Antonio Conte thanked Tottenham fans for their “unforgettable” support as he broke his silence following his exit from the club. Conte left Spurs by mutual consent on Sunday, a week on from a remarkable outburst after a 3-3 draw with bottom side Southampton in which his side squandered a two-goal lead late on. The Italian labelled his […]

Manchester City midfielder Kalvin Phillips is already prepared to leave the club less than a year after completing an initial £42m transfer from Leeds last summer, 90min understands. Phillips had established himself as one of the Premier League’s top defensive midfielders and was an England starter at Euro 2020, earning himself the Three Lions’ player of the […]

The President of the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF), Ednaldo Rodrigues has confirmed an interest in appointing Carlo Ancelotti as the next head coach of the national side. Brazil are yet to name a permanent successor to Tite, who left following a quarter-final exit at the World Cup in Qatar, with the role likely to be […]

Nagelsmann was shockingly sacked by Bayern and replaced by ex-Chelsea and Paris Saint-Germain manager Thomas Tuchel on Friday, despite the club’s decent form both on the continent and in Germany. Although a recent defeat to Bayer Leverkusen saw Bayern knocked off top spot in the Bundesliga table, FC Hollywood had recently cruised to a UEFA […]

Manchester City attacker Phil Foden has undergone surgery to remove his appendix. England confirmed the news on Sunday, ruling Foden out of the Euro 2024 qualifier against Ukraine. City subsequently announced that Foden would definitely miss next Saturday’s crucial Premier League clash with Liverpool. Foden, who came on as a substitute in England’s win over […]

The Super Eagles of Nigeria were stunned by the Djurtus of Guinea Bissau as a Mama Balde 23rd minutes strike was all they needed to claim their first ever win against Nigeria. The vociferous crowd at the Moshood Kashimawo Olawale Abiola Stadium in Abuja were silenced by the visiting Guinea Bissau that remained resolute in […]

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Two US Army Black Hawk helicopters crashed in Kentucky during a training mission Wednesday night, resulting in “several casualties”, officials said. The helicopters, from the 101st Airborne Division (Air Assault), crashed at around 10 pm Wednesday in Kentucky’s Trigg county, northwest of Fort Campbell, the army base said in a statement early Thursday. “We can […]

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie’s first son, Kambilinachukwu, is dead. The 16-year-old reportedly collapsed on Wednesday while playing football in school. His mother, May’s sister who was at the scene said the boy read throughout the night preparing for his exam today. “After his exam in school, he joined his mates to play football and that’s […]

Former Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Godswill Akpabio has told the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) that he could not honor its invitation because of ill health and already arranged medical appointments overseas. The EFCC had summoned Akpabio, over an allegation of abuse of office and misappropriation of billions of Naira. The anti-graft agency […]

The US Department of State has announced its commitment to facilitating legitimate travel to the United States for both immigrant and nonimmigrant travelers. However, it published a Final Rule regarding increases to certain non-immigrant visa application (NIV) processing fees and the Border Crossing Card (BCC) for Mexican citizens age 15 and over. According to a […]

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of six (6) new Federal Permanent Secretaries in Federal Civil Service following the recently conducted selection process. The Head of Service of the Federation, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, made the made disclosure in Abuja. The appointees include : Mahmud Adam Kambari, from Borno State; Esuabana Nko Asanya, Cross River […]

The Federal Government has approved N59.7 billion for some  projects in  Oil producing communities in Rivers State Minister of Environment, Mohammed Abdullahi, disclosed this on Wednesday to State House Correspondents after the weekly cabinet meeting. He explained that the Ministry obtained approval of N41.4 billion for the construction of a centre of excellence which would […]

World football governing body, FIFA, has stripped Indonesia of the hosting right to the 2023 FIFA U-20 World Cup. The decision was announced after Wednesday’s meeting between FIFA President, Gianni Infantino, and President of the Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) Erick Thohir. A new host will be announced as soon as possible, with the dates […]

The Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday said, it uncovered plot and some key players in an alleged move to form an interim government in Nigeria after President Muhammadu Buhari’s tenure on May 29. Spokesperson of the DSS, Peter Afunanya, said the Service considered the plot, being pursued by the entrenched interests, as not […]

South-East separatist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), has refuted reports that it operates a government in exile. The Group in a statement issued Wednesday by its Media and Publicity Secretary, Emma Powerful, warned those behind such moves to desist, from using its name and identity. The statement partly read: “We the global movement […]

 A motion seeking to name the National Assembly Library Building in Honor and Commemoration of Femi Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the 9th National Assembly, has suffered a set back. The motion was spinsored by Gaza Jonathan Gbefwi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member from Nasarawa State. Titled, “Need to Name the National Assembly Library Building in […]