Best Ogedegbe and Ibadan, the graveyard of forgotten football heroes
Like several of my other football colleagues, I left the city under rather unfortunate circumstances after five years of great schooling, 10 years of an incredible football career, and one year of working fulltime for the Oyo State government.
Nigerian football – The shame of a nation
I am tired of the endless lamentation. I would not have touched the subject again had Osasu Obayiuwana not called me up from his holiday in California, two days ago, to rant and rave about...
Osinbajo’s travails war against Yoruba, says Akintoye
A Yoruba leader, Prof. Banji Akintoye, yesterday alleged that the conspiracy against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was a deliberate ploy to enslave Yoruba.
The return of authentic sports development
Ilorin, the capital city of Kwara State of Nigeria, has returned to normalcy after the frenzy of two whole weeks of a festival of sports that many stakeholders have described...
Yekini’s close friends murdered him, says Odegbami
Former Green Eagles captain, Segun Odegbami has revealed that Rashidi Yekini’s close friends were behind his death in 2012.The ‘mathematical’ as he’s fondly called disclosed this in an interview on Channels Television that was monitored by Soccernet.ng.
Sport, philosophy and war of civilizations
Into the future, the greatest opportunities to make good money from investments also lie in poor Africa. That’s why there is a new scramble for Africa.
New targets: Champions of Africa, semi-finalists of World Cup
There are several matters that have arisen from the debris of my columns of the past two weeks. I have received more responses to them in one week than I did since the start of the year. They seem to have touched some very raw nerves.
The NFF, sports ministry’s endless crisis
Things are not very well with funding sports in Nigeria. The country was reminded again this past week, in Egypt and in France.
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...