Jay Jay Okocha
JayJay Okocha, Toke Makinwa, Chef Fregz for virtual Priceless Experience
As Nigerians continue to battle the COVID-19 pandemic, Mastercard has partnered with Nigeria’s popular media personality, Toke Makinwa, African football and Super Eagles’ legend...
Racism – Nigeria needs to take the lead again in Africa
Several years ago, my team, IICC Shooting Stars FC, went to play a continental club match in Malawi. On the day we arrived, a few of us decided to watch a movie
Tax evasion: Jay-Jay Okocha, Lagos government settle out of court
A Lagos State prosecutor, Y. A. Pitan, on Wednesday said a former Super Eagles’ Captain, Augustine Okocha, accused of income tax evasion since 2017, had finally settled with the Lagos Internal Revenue Service (LIRS). She told an Igbosere High Court in Lagos that the LIRS informed it that the defendant visited its office and reconciled…
Why Jay-Jay Okocha fears Bafana Bafana's Percy Tau, Thembinkosi
Retired Nigeria ace, Jay-Jay Okocha has disclosed his admiration for trending Bafana Bafana attacker, Thembinkosi Lorch, reports www.timeslive.co.za. However, Okocha will be praying that Lorch isn't in his element when Nigeria and South Africa rekindle their long-standing rivalry in the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) quarterfinal tie at Egypt's Cairo International Stadium this evening. “We…
Alex Iwobi: Gunning For Glory
For Alex Iwobi, clearly family is everything. Woven intricately across his life, dreams and passion, dotted around his peaks and nadirs, the Nigerian footballer basks in the love and support he’s had from his family. It is reinforced in our interview, as most of his answers to the questions eventually veer off into one of…
Court renews bench warrant for Okocha's arrest
A Lagos High Court in Igbosere has renewed a bench warrant for the arrest of former Super Eagles captain, Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha for his failure to appear in court for evading payment of income taxes. The judge, Justice Adedayo Akintoye, first made the order for Okorocha's arrest on January 29, following an application by the…
The pathetic plight of Nigerian sports heroes
By the time you are reading this, my late friend, Taiwo Ogunjobi would have been finally laid to rest in the city of Ibadan.
Jay-Jay Okocha: The Super Eagles Legend
Augustine Azuka Okocha popularly known as Jay-Jay Okocha was born on the 14th of August, 1973 in Enugu state. He got the name from his brother nicknamed Emmanuel Jay Jay who was so named because of his football skills. He caught the eyes of Enugu Rangers in 1990 where he quickly became a favourite after…
Russia 2018: Okocha blames loss to Croatia on lack of creativity
Former Super Eagles midfield maestro, Jay Jay Okocha has blamed the team’s 0-2 loss to Croatia in their opening World Cup game on lack of creativity.