Adepoju: Argentina Will Be Tough For Super Eagles Even Without Messi
Former Nigeria international Mutiu Adepoju has dismissed the absence of Barcelona star Lionel Messi from the international friendly between Argentina and Nigeria, stating it will not make any difference. After securing their places for next year’s World Cup, the Super Eagles and Argentina will meet in a friendly in... Read more
Nigeria face Algeria @ 8:30 pm
The Super Eagles of Nigeria has set the target to finish their World Cup 2018 Qualifiers campaign unbeaten. Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr and Skipper Mikel John Obi has said this as the squad welcomed Nigeria’s Ambassador to Algeria, His Excellency Demenongu Agev at the Hotel Novotel in Constantine. ”It... Read more
Nigeria Vs Zambia Match: Five Feared Dead In Uyo Stadium
Five people were feared dead while scores sustained serious injuries on Saturday following a stampede at the entrance of Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital. The incident occurred while football enthusiasts tried to enter the stadium. The fans, who were at the stadium to... Read more
Nigeria Vs Zambia Tickets Go For N1,000, N500
Tickets for Saturday’s crucial 2018 World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and the Chipolopolo of Zambia will go on sale officially in outlets across Akwa Ibom State, today (Thursday). The Akwa Ibom State government slashed the price of the tickets by 50%. The popular stand will go for N500 while... Read more
IPOB, Lawyer Attack Kalu For Saying Kanu Has Fled Nigeria
Mr. Ifeanyi Ejiofor, head of the legal team for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, on Sunday, described a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, as a drowning man desperately in search of relevance from the Federal Government and relief from prosecution... Read more
President Muhammadu Buhari has said the clamour for restructuring gave some groups which he described as “highly irresponsible” the leeway to call for the nation’s breakup. He vowed never to allow such happen under him. Buhari made his position known in a national speech to mark the nation’s 57th... Read more
Nigeria Needs Restructuring To Create Balance —Tinubu
A national leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has said restructuring will bring much needed balance to the country. Tinubu’s assertion followed repeated pronouncements by President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo that Nigeria’s unity is settled and not open to negotiation. Tinubu, who was... Read more
No Food Scarcity Threat In Nigeria, Says Ogbeh
The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, says there is no threat of food insufficiency in the country. He said this in a chat with journalists on the sidelines of a Capacity Building Training for ECOWAS member states to control and manage armyworm outbreak in West... Read more
Businessman Udofia offers Eagles $20,000 per goal
Businessman Aka Udofia has offered the Super Eagles the sum of $20,000 for every goal scored in Monday’s 2018 World Cup qualifer against Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions in Yaounde. The businessman from Akwa Ibom State made the promise as he briefly greeted players and officials inside the chartered ARIK Bombadier... Read more
Nigeria Will Burn If I’m Rearrested’ – IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu
The leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, says Nigeria will go up in flames if he is re-arrested. Recall that the Federal government last week filed an application at the Federal High Court Abuja for the revocation of Kanu’s bail. According to the Federal government,... Read more