Tag Archives: Nigerias

EFCC Takes Anti-Corruption War To Nigeria’s Airports

File photo   Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has called for improved collaboration between the agency and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). Magu, who spoke on Thursday in Abuja during

Russia 2018: How FIFA almost kicked out Nigeria’s Super Eagles from World Cup

On Tuesday, the Super Eagles of Nigeria escaped being kicked out of the 2018 World Cup, after FIFA awarded three goals and three points to Algeria. What was Nigeria’s offence? Fielding Shehu Abdullahi. The fullback was ineligible to feature in

NGO Bill ‘Worst Legislation Piece’ In Nigeria’s History – Falana

File photo   Human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has described the Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) Bill as the ‘worst piece of legislation’ in the history of Nigeria. Falana said this in a statement signed by him on Wednesday in which

2018 World Cup: Moses reveals what Chelsea players said about Nigeria’s group

Super Eagles forward, Victor Moses has said that his teammates at Chelsea have written off Nigeria ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles were drawn in the Group D of World Cup alongside Argentina, Croatia and

Ayade Presents N1.3trn Budget, Biggest In Nigeria’s History

File photo Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, has presented the 2018 Appropriation Bill of N1.3trillion to the State House of Assembly. The budget is the largest a state has ever presented in Nigeria’s history, although Lagos State presented

Russia 2018: Gernot Rohr reveals when he will announce Nigeria’s provisional World Cup roster

Super Eagles technical adviser, Gernot Rohr, has revealed the date he will announce Nigeria’s provisional World Cup roster ahead of next year’s World Cup in Russia. Rohr is currently in Russia to attend the participating team’s seminar and Friday’s World

Russia 2018: Nigeria’s Super Eagles named youngest team at World Cup [Full list]

The Swiss-based independent study centre CIES Football Observatory has conducted a study to find out the youngest and oldest teams that have qualified for next year’s World Cup in Russia. The study revealed that the Eagles fielded the youngest team

Dalung reveals how he tackled Nigeria’s poor performance in sports

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Solomon Dalung, has explained how he tackled the challenge of Nigerian’s poor performance in international sports tournaments. He gave the explanation yesterday while addressing delegates to the Nigerian Sports Summit 2017 in Abuja. According

2018 World Cup: CAF approves Nigeria’s request to move AFCON qualifiers

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, has approved a request tendered before the board by president of the Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, Amaju Pinnick for the 2019 AFCON Qualifying matches billed for March 2018 to be shifted to November of

2018 World Cup: Ike Shorunmu suggests Nigeria’s first choice goalkeeper

Former Super Eagles goalkeeper Ike Shorunmu has said that Ikechukwu Ezenwa is good enough to be the Super Eagles number 1 goalkeeper. Shorunmu, who spoke to Complete Sports, noted that Ezenwa can be Eagles first-choice keeper at the Russia 2018

Anthony Joshua in Britain’s care, face Nigeria’s hungry boxers – Obisia blasts Dalung

Former world boxing light and welterweight contender, Obisia Nwankpa, has lambasted the Nigerian government and Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung for giving attention to Boxing champion, Anthony Joshua. The former African and Commonwealth champion and now amateur boxing coach, was reacting

Buhari Commends Nigeria’s Success In World Bank Ranking

A file photo of President Muhammadu Buhari and his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigeria’s phenomenal improvement on the World Bank’s Doing Business latest rankings released Tuesday. Besides moving up 24 places in the rankings, the

EU Commits Over €100m To Nigeria’s Primary Healthcare

The European Union Ambassador to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Ketil Karlsen. The Federal Government’s target to revitalise 10,000 primary healthcare centers, across the country by the year 2020, got some boost at the weekend, as the European Union redeem part of

Nigeria’s Restructuring Is Not Possible, Says Gowon

Former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon has described the move to restructure the country as impossible, saying the current composition of Nigeria makes it difficult for any kind of restructuring to take place. General Gowon, speaking at in Minna,