Author Archives: Anthony Akaeze

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Otodo Gbame Residents Win Case Against Lagos State Govt

Otodo Gbame Residents Win Case Against Lagos State Govt

There was tremendous joy yesterday within the camp of the displaced people of Otodo Gbame, a riverine community in the Lekki area of Lagos State whose homes were demolished by the Lagos State Government. Justice Onigbanjo of the Lagos State High Court ruled in their favour in a case brought before him by the Justice

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Aso Rock: Is Buhari In Charge?

The anxiety created by the uncertain state of the health of President Muhammadu Buhari, the inter-agency rivalry that seeks to ridicule his authority and the discordant tunes within government and the ruling party appears to be having a toll on the country.      In Nigeria’s power lexicon, dating back to the days of military

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General Akinrinade’s Book Launched

A new book by Lt. General Alani Akinrinade, a former chief of defence staff, was launched today in Lagos. The event which held at the Nigerian Institute of International Affairs, Victoria Island, Lagos, pulled a large number of distinguished Nigerians in various fields, including serving and past government officials. The 469-page work titled  My Dialogue

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NFF Signs New Sponsorship Deal

The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, has secured a five-year sponsorship deal with Aiteo Group, an energy company. The contract, which was signed Wednesday and worth 2.5 Billion, now makes Aiteo the Official Optimum  Partner of the NFF. The collaboration said to be the first of its kind for Aiteo in Nigeria, will commence May 1

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Ugo Ehiogu, Nigerian Born Star Defender, Dies

Nigerian-born British former football player, He was, until his death, Tottenham Hotspur’s U-23 team coach. A statement by Tottenham Hotspur reveals  that “Ugo received immediate treatment after suffering a cardiac arrest at the Training Centre yesterday before being transferred to hospital, where he passed away in the early hours of this morning.” A former England

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Canada, US And Mexico Bid To Host FIFA World Cup

For the first time in the history of organised football, the world may get to watch the FIFA World Cup in three venues simultaneously. This follows the decision of  three countries-Canada, Mexico and the United States of America – to present a joint bid to  FIFA to host the 2026 World Cup. The proposal was

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Funke Oshonaike Unhappy With Nigeria

Nigerian Table Tennis queen, Funke Oshonaike, is an unhappy woman today. The source of her sadness has to do with a tourney Nigeria failed to participate in. Just over a month ago, Oshonaike, a German-based star,  launched a table tennis clinic and competition in Lagos which saw a number of young Nigerian Table Tennis stars