‘The Bull,’ Nigeria’s new football ambassador
Two weeks ago, the federal government announced the appointment of a new Football Ambassador for Nigeria. It did not come as a complete surprise because, somehow, I knew it was coming.
Letter to President Muhammadu Buhari
My Captain, ‘Chairman’ Christian Chukwu, MFR, who should have written and signed this letter has passed on that responsibility to me, being his Vice-Captain.
After Chukwu, Otedola takes over Sadiq Daba’s medical expenses
Femi Otedola, the billionaire businessman, has promised to take care of the medical expenses of ailing Nollywood actor, Sadiq Daba. In a statement on Sunday, Otedola said he was sad to hear that the veteran actor had fallen ill again.
Fit again, Christian Chukwu wants to play in Super Eagles’ defence
A Couple of months ago, the Nigerian football community was worried when the news broke that one of the biggest icons of the game was down and needed help to stay alive.
Retired sportsmen, women, who found life in other careers through education
Although it does not translate to wealth, education, the world over, is seen as a means to a good end. Talented sportspersons are often acknowledged...
Otedola, Chukwu and plight of national heroes
Mr. Femi Otedola’s graciousness to pay a whopping fifty thousand dollars for the medical treatment of national football hero Christian Chukwu...
Nigerian sport - Never been this bad
These are very dreary times for Nigerian sports. For those of us that have been a part of several generations, the pain is deep. I was an active participant at the highest level from the mid 1970s when Nigerian sports were on a global ascendancy, when Nigeria started an authentic dominance of Africa in…
Christian Chukwu arrives in London for medical treatment
Former Super Eagles Coach, Christian Chukwu, in company with his wife Lilian Nkeiruka, has arrived in the United Kingdom...
Chukwu may be flown to England next week to continue his treatment
Ailing former Green Eagles captain, Christian Chukwu may be flown to England next week to continue his treatment.This is as Chairman of Forte Oil, Chief Femi Otedola yesterday made good his promise to ensure that the ailing former Super Eagles coach, Christian Chukwu bounced back to his feet.
Enugu government did not abandon me, says Chukwu
Former Super Eagles Chief Coach, Christian Chukwu, yesterday, said Enugu State government has not abandoned him, as the government has continued to pick his hospital bills. Speaking from his ‘Mary room’ sick bed at Nikea Hospital, Enugu, Chukwu said his health has continued to improve by the day, disclosing that initial reports of his abandonment…