Why Igbo presidency remains uphill task, by Kadiri
Senator Alex Usman Kadiri, an APC stalwart, represented Kogi East from 1999 to 2003. In this interview with JOHN AKUBO, he examines the challenges facing the quest for Igbo presidency unlikely in 2023
Sunday Dare: Choosing between entertaining and empowering the youth
One of the most deplorable syndromes among the African youths is that they would rather love to be entertained than empowered. As it can be seen in the just conluded Big Brother Naija(BBN) where millions...
Okpomo, Akakasiaka, Odoh, four others inducted into PGAN Hall of Fame
Former Secretary-General of the Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Patrick Okpomo, who also served as the administrative head of the country’s golf, was at the weekend among seven former players inducted into the Professional Golfers Association of Nigeria (PGAN) Hall of Fame in appreciation of their contributions to the growth of the game.
AFCON 2019: Super Eagles will face tricky, tougher tie against Bafana Bafana — Disu
The former Technical Director, Nigeria Football Association (NFA), Olatunde Disu OFR, on Monday warned that the Super Eagles would face a tricky and a tougher encounter against the Bafana Bafana in the quarter-finals of the ongoing Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) in Egypt. Disu gave the warning in an interview with the News Agency of…
Stakeholders advocate working policies to reduce malnutrition
Stakeholders in the food industry have advocated the enactment of adequate policies to ensure food fortification and reduce malnutrition in Nigeria.
13 years after, Ex-Falcons’ star, Akusobi still limps in agony
Blessing Akusobi was among the brightest stars in the Nigerian team at the Russia 2006 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup.
A special tribute to Taiwo Ogunjobi
He died on Monday, February 11th, 2019. I had to cancel all my appointments following the very sad and shocking news of the passage of my friend of over 46 years – Taiwo Ogunjobi, last Monday morning. I have been unable to function properly as I recall the early days and years of a fascinating…
FIFA commiserates with NFF over Ameh-Otache’s demise
World football governing body, FIFA has written to commiserate with the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) over the demise of former Super Falcons’ star, Ajuma Ameh-Otache, who died on November 10. In a letter addressed to NFF President, Amaju Pinnick, FIFA boss, Gianni Infantino said the world body was sad when it received the news of…
FIFA gives Nigeria, Ghana five-day ultimatum
World football ruling body, FIFA has given Nigeria and Ghana up till August 20 to stop official interference in the countries’ football associations or face being expelled from all its activities. The body on Monday reviewed two decisions of its council in relation to undue influence in the affairs of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)…