Latest news about Nigeria

Nigeria's Moses quits international football

2018-08-15 19:25

Chelsea and Nigeria winger Victor Moses, who played in the 2014 and 2018 World Cups, has announced his retirement from international football.

Wolves, Nigeria 'keeper retires after leukaemia battle

2018-07-27 14:03

Wolverhampton Wanderers and Nigeria goalkeeper Carl Ikeme has confirmed his retirement from professional football following a battle with acute...

WATCH: Nigeria coach denies cash inducement claims

2018-07-24 13:54

Nigeria's chief coach Salisu Yusuf has denied any wrongdoing after footage showed him accepting money from undercover reporters posing as agents.

Nigeria to bring back stranded football fans from Russia

2018-07-16 21:07

Nigeria's government has stepped in to repatriate scores of its nationals who were tricked into buying football World Cup passes to travel to Russia.

Nigeria risks FIFA rap over court battle

2018-07-10 20:55

Nigeria edged closer to a possible showdown with FIFA after a judge adjourned a long-running court case over the disputed leadership.

Kidnappers free father of Nigerian World Cup skipper

2018-07-03 10:27

The father of Nigerian Soccer World Cup skipper John Obi Mikel who was kidnapped last week has been freed.

SWC kits go retro, but there's only 1 winner

2018-06-29 20:11

John Obi Mikel wrote in an opinion piece published hours before Nigeria's critical World Cup game against Argentina: "Nigeria is not here to wear a...

Angry Maradona offers reward over 'death' report

2018-06-28 17:37

Diego Maradona has offered a $10 000 reward to identify the source of reports he had died after Argentina's World Cup match against Nigeria.

Young Nigeria head home with high hopes for next World Cup

2018-06-27 19:58

Beaten late on in Saint Petersburg by Lionel Messi's Argentina, Nigeria head home from Russia full of optimism for future tournaments.

Nigerians complain about VAR call against Argentina

2018-06-27 06:42

After going out of the Soccer World Cup, Nigeria lamented not getting a penalty decision their way in a 2-1 defeat to Argentina.

Messi suffered more than ever to reach SWC last 16

2018-06-27 06:42

A relieved Lionel Messi admitted the stress at the prospect of crashing out of the SWC at the group stages was the worst he had ever experienced.

As it happened: Nigeria 1-2 Argentina

2018-06-26 22:00

Recap all the action from the Soccer World Cup Group D clash between Nigeria and Argentina at the Krestovsky Stadium.

Messi's Argentina have shot at SWC redemption

2018-06-26 09:29

Lionel Messi's Argentina face their SWC day of destiny, needing a win to have any chance of progressing to the last 16 after VAR chaos in Russia.

Nigeria the 1st of 5 finals for Argentina, insists Sampaoli

2018-06-25 20:41

Argentina's do-or-die clash against Nigeria can be the launch pad for a woeful start to the World Cup, insisted defiant coach Jorge Sampaoli.