WAFCON: Nigeria beat Cameroon, qualify for World Cup

The Super Falcons of Nigeria have defeated Cameroon 1-0 in their Women’s Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final clash on Thursday night in Casablanca. Nigeria’s attacker Rasheedat Ajibade scored in the 56th minute to increase her tally to three in the…

ECOWAS court declares Nigeria Twitter ban unlawful, warns against repeat

A court of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has declared the ban on Twitter in Nigeria by President Muhammadu Buhari unlawful. The court, according to deputy director of Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) Kolawole Oluwadare, also…

Germany to return looted artifacts to Africa

The German government has reached an agreement with Nigeria on the return of around 1,100 Benin Bronzes. The collection of metal plaques and sculptures that decorated the royal palace of the Kingdom of Benin, in what is now southwestern Nigeria,…

YouTube announces Africa’s superstars to perform at Africa Day Concert

YouTube on Monday announced a line-up of artistes hailing from five countries to perform at the third edition of Africa Day Concert. Alex Okosi, Managing Director, Emerging Markets, YouTube EMEA, said in a statement that the  annual concert is a…

Harry welcomes Colombia and Nigeria to ‘inspiring Invictus community of nations’

The Duke of Sussex has announced that Colombia and Nigeria are joining his Invictus Games Foundation in a new “community” structure. Harry founded the Invictus Games to aid the rehabilitation of injured or sick military personnel and veterans from across…

Flying Eagles qualify for 2023 Africa Under-20 Cup of Nations

Nigeria’s national under-20 male football team on Tuesday overpowered Cote d’Ivoire in the first semi-final match to reach the final of the ongoing WAFU B Under-20 Championship in Niamey. The 2-1 victory not only gave them a ticket to Saturday’s…

I am the most prepared presidential aspirant – Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says he is the most prepared of all aspirants in the 2023 presidential election. Osinbajo made the submission on Thursday in Yenagoa when he paid a courtesy visit to the Bayelsa State Council of Traditional Rulers in…

How a consortium of presidents will save Nigeria -Uzor Maxim Uzoatu   

Nigeria has tried the one-man president formula for far too long, and it has not worked at all. What the country needs is a consortium of presidents, and all the ills of the old country will get instantly cured.  I…

2023: Peter Obi is very competent, capable to lead Nigeria — Bode George 

Elder statesman and Former Deputy National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode George, has stated that Former Governor Peter Obi is competent, capable, possesses integrity, sound character and has all it takes to serve Nigeria at the…

NCF Women’s T20: Nigeria beats Rwanda, qualifies for final

Nigeria’s female cricket team on Saturday evening defeated hard fighting Rwanda by 3 runs to nil at the cricket oval in TBS, Lagos. Rwanda started the tension soaked encounter against Nigeria as favourites having dominated several previous encounters in Africa.…

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