Category Archives: Sports
As the unlikelihood of the All Progressives Congress (APC) being able to enforce a zoning formula that would ensure the equitable distribution of key posts in the incoming administration becomes more apparent, there is a major likelihood that the Northern section of the country would account for the four topmost positions in the country.
Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote says he is still interested in buying one of English premier league football teams, Arsenal.
In an interview he did with Bloomberg while traveling in a private jet from Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa to Lagos on May 1, Dangote said he’ll love to buy the club when the price is right …
This is a strange but true life story that I want to share with everyone.
Last month, my friend’s ex girl friend called me and explained how she was feeling with her body. After her explanation,I asked her when was the last time she treated malaria,and she said it was 2 weeks back, and she even used a potent anti- malaria drug which made me believed what was wrong with her was beyond malaria.
Scotland’s Kim Little is among the nominees for the first ever BBC Women’s Footballer of the Year award, with the shortlist announced on the BBC World Service on Sunday.
Little scored 17 goals in 25 games for Seattle Reign as they won the National Women’s Soccer League in 2014, and was named the league’s Most Valuable Player. The 24-year-old previously enjoyed success with Arsenal and Hibernian, winning 13 trophies in Britain before signing for Seattle.
Ivory Coast wins the 2015 African Cup of Nations
Cote D’Ivoire’s National football team just beat Ghana in a penalty shoot-out to win the 2015 African Cup of Nations 2015. Big congrats to them…
The beautiful city of Uyo is the perfect setting for the opening of a new chapter in the history of sports in Nigeria. Come tomorrow the Governor Akwa ibom State, Godwin Akpabio, will lead the government and people of Akwa ibom state in opening the Akwa Ibom International Stadium aptly nicknamed the Nest of Champions.
It’s not all ladies that are crazy about money; and this beautiful girl Courtney Dike is one of the very few exceptions.
She is among the Super Falcons who made Nigeria proud by winning the just concluded 2014 FIFA Under 20 Women’s World Cup which took place in Canada.
JJ Okocha: “Nigeria Football is Dead and Gone today”
Respected former skipper of the Super Eagles, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, has expressed disappointment with the senior national team, over the 1-0 loss to Sudan in the Cup of Nations Qualifiers in Khartoum on Saturday.
The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has given Chris Giwa and its factional NFF board until Monday, September 8 to vacate the Glass House, failure to do so will earn Nigeria an outright suspension.
Stating this in a signed letter by its Secretary-General, Jerome Valcke, the FIFA Emergency Committee “decided that should there still be persons claiming to be elected and occupying the offices on Monday, 8 September, 2014 at 8am Swiss time, the NFF will automatically be suspended with immediate effect until the said persons vacate the premises of the NFF and the General Secretary is able to come back and carry out his work without interference”.
In the letter, addressed to NFF scribe, Musa Amadu, the FIFA Emergency Committee also postponed today’s scheduled Elective Congress of the NFF and extended the tenure of the Aminu Maigari’s Executive Committee board till fresh elections are held.
24 year old Cameroonian striker Albert Ebossé Bodjongo (pictured above) was killed yesterday Aug. 23rd, after being struck in the head by an object thrown from the stands by an angry fan after his team lost 2-1 in a home defeat during an Algerian league game.
Albert and his team mates were leaving the field at the end of a match between his club JS Kabylie and USM Alger in Tizi Ouzou, when an angry fan threw what is believed to be a rock.
Albert, who had scored the sole JSK goal, died a few hours later in the hospital. He was 24. Continue.
His club, JS Kabylie, published a statement yesterday on its website saying his death will be investigated.
‘The Ministry of Interior and Local Government, speaking through minister Tayeb Belaiz, has given an instruction to open an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the death of Albert Ebosse.” The statement read
Kabylie captain Ali Rial told reporters that Albert died in his arms as he accompanied him to the hospital in the ambulance.
“I’m depressed, it’s real drama and I do not know if I’ll get over it. He died in my arms, I still cannot believe we have lost him forever. He was a good man, God rest his soul.”
So sad! May his soul rest in peace…amen.