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Author Archives: Adegboyega Odumesi

Shola Ameobi Joins Crystal Palace

Shola Ameobi Joins Crystal Palace

Shola Ameobi, Super Eagles striker, has joined Crystal Palace, an English Premiership outfit till the end of the season. He left Gaziantep, a Turkish club, where he scored four goals in 11 appearances in December. Ameobi, who scored 79 goals in 397 appearances for Newcastle United, left the St James’ Park last year after spending

Former Super Eagles Keeper Is Dead

Wilfred Agbonavbare, former Super Eagles goalkeeper has died. He died on Tuesday morning in Spain after a prolong battle with cancer. Agbonavbare, who was a member of the Nigerian U-21 delegation that played the World Youth Championships in Mexico in 1983; 1984 AFCON silver medalist and 1994 AFCON gold medalist, played for Rayo Vallecano, a

Ambode Unveils Plan For Lagos

Akinwunmi Ambode, the governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Lagos has said his plans to turn around the fortunes of the state positively would be hinged on four strategic developmental goals, which he identified as economic development, infrastructural development, social development and the improvement of security. A release signed by Steve Ayorinde,

Election Time table: INEC Yet To Take A Position – Jega

Attahiru Jega, Chairman, Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said that the Commission has not taken any position yet on the debate over whether the 2015 General elections should be postponed or not. Jega made the disclosure on Friday at a workshop on “Mitigation of Violence in Election,” organized by INEC in Abuja. “I don’t

Google Trains Journalists on Election Reporting

Google, a multinational corporation that specializes in Internet-related services and products, has trained Nigerian journalists on the coverage of the forthcoming 2015 general elections. The training, which held in Lagos on Friday, January 16, is part of the organization’s efforts towards ensuring that Nigerian journalists equip themselves with requisite digital tools needed to report the

Hoodlums Seize 4,503 Voters Cards in Akwa Ibom

Unidentified hoodlums have snatched about 4,503 Permanent Voter Cards from five Local Government Areas, LGA’s in Akwa Ibom State. The was disclosed in a statement issued by Austin Okojie, the Resident Electoral Commissioner, REC of the state. While addressing traditional rulers on Tuesday during a summit on peaceful conduct of 2015 elections in Uyo, Okojie

How Ambode Plans to Transform Lagos

From all indications, Akinwunmi Ambode, the All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial candidate in Lagos State is not only desirous of taking over the mantle of leadership from Babatunde Fashola, the current governor of the state come May 29, 2015, but he is also ready for leadership. To achieve this lofty dream, the former Accountant General

Yaya Toure Emerges African Player of the Year

Yaya Toure, the Ivorian sensational midfielder, was on Thursday named the 2014 GLO/CAF African Footballer of the Year at the annual award ceremony which held at the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. Toure beat Nigeria’s Vincent Enyeama and Gabon’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to clinch the award. The award means Toure, who also plays for

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