Nigeria

Plans have emerged for a $100m (€85.9m) project in Nigeria that is set to result in West Africa’s first motorsport circuit and leisure park development.

LaLiga, the organising body that operates the football league structure in Spain, has established a partnership with the Nigerian National Professional Football League (NPFL) as part of a move to strengthen its sporting, cultural and business ties with the African country.

Former Nigeria national team footballer Segun Odegbami has announced that he intends to run for the Fifa presidency.

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has been given until Friday to overturn a court ruling that nullified its recent elections or face being served a seven-month ban by Fifa, the sport’s global governing body.

Football’s global governing body Fifa has today (Friday) lifted its suspension of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) that was imposed earlier this month due to government interference in the organisation.

Football’s global governing body Fifa has suspended Nigeria from international football due to government interference in the national organisation.

The prospect of Nigeria receiving a Fifa suspension has increased after the executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) was voted out of office.

Soccerex has announced the addition of English Premier League club Arsenal and broadcaster SuperSport Nigeria as speakers at Soccerex Seminar Lagos, which takes place from September 27-28.

Soccerex has announced that experts from the French Football League (LFP) and German Football League (DFL) will join Nigerian football legend Adokiye Amiesimaka in a session focusing on the challenges of running a local professional league at Soccerex Seminar Lagos, which takes place from September 27-28.

If you live outside of Nigeria it’s likely you will never have heard of Dr. Larry Izamoje.

Former England and Manchester United captain Bryan Robson has been confirmed alongside former AC Milan star George Weah as part of a star-studded session entitled ‘The Beautiful Game’ at the Soccerex Seminar Lagos in Nigeria on September 27-28.

Soccerex has announced that English Premier League club Liverpool will be speaking alongside its main sponsor, Standard Chartered, at the Soccerex Seminar Lagos in September.

David Dein, former vice-chairman of Arsenal and the English Football Association, has joined the line-up for the inaugural Soccerex Seminar Lagos, which takes place from September 27-28.

Soccerex has announced that African football legend George Weah has been confirmed as a speaker for the inaugural Soccerex Seminar Lagos in September.

Soccerex has announced a four-year partnership with the Lagos State Football Association to organise a regional Soccerex Seminar in the Nigerian city.

Guinness has signalled its intention to return Nigeria to its place on world football’s top table after agreeing a two-year extension to its sponsorship agreement.

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has confirmed the adoption of a centralised model for its marketing and broadcast rights to the 2014 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has agreed a three-year sponsorship deal with Samsung.

World football’s governing body FIFA yesterday suspended the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) following government interference.

Former Nigeria Minister of Sport Sanni Ndanusa has been elected president of the country’s national Olympic committee (NOC) for the second time in a week, now with the recognition of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

The International Olympic Commitee (IOC) has invalidated the last Thursday's Nigerian Olympic Committee (NOC) elections which saw former Minister of Sports, Engr Sanni Ndanusa, made president.

Elections for the executive committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) have been re-scheduled for Thursday because of unresolved complaints raised by some candidates.

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has reversed a two-year suspension from international competitions imposed on the national team after its dire display at the FIFA World Cup in South Africa.

The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has fired President Sani Lulu and Vice President Amanze Ugbulam in an attempt to reverse a two-year ban from international competitions imposed by the country’s president, Goodluck Jonathan, after the national team’s poor campaign at the World Cup in South Africa.

Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan has ordered the national football team to withdraw from international competitions for two years following its exit at the World Cup group stages in South Africa.

Telecoms company Globacom has denied the 2009 payment of their sponsorship of the Nigeria Football Federation has been late by 11 months.

The Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria (BON) agreed a deal with FIFA, football's world governing body, for the free-to-air terrestrial TV rights for the 2010 World Cup.

Nigerian football fans may be unable to watch their team in the forthcoming African Cup of Nations in a row over the TV rights.

The cities of Glasgow and Abuja will find out later today which of them has been successful in the race to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games.

The Commonwealth Games Federation today released its technical evaluation report on the cities bidding to host the 2014 Commonwealth Games – Glasgow, Soctland and Abuja, Nigeria.

English Premier League soccer chiefs have struck a deal to breathe new commercial life into the domestic league of African nation Nigeria.

FIFA may intervene to help resolve the battle over which company has won title sponsorship of the Nigerian Premier League.

The Confederation of African Football chose Angola as the host of the 2010 African Cup of Nations finals.

With more than 2 months to go before the opening of SPORTELMonaco 2006, exhibitors have committed to more than 85% of the expanded floor space in the Grimaldi Forum.