Author Archives: Jesutofunmi Omowumi

Flying Eagles, The Future of Nigerian Football – Garba

Flying Eagles, The Future of Nigerian Football – Garba

Following the triumph of the Nigerian Under-20 side in Senegal, the coach of the side, Manu Garba has described his team as the future of Nigerian football. Garba said most of the players were drawn from football academies within the country, except for two, who play in the Nigerian premier league. He said he was

Election: PDP Asks Supporters to Monitor Their Votes

Ahmadu Alli, Director-General of the Peoples Democratic Party Presidential Campaign Organisation, has urged PDP faithful to stay at polling booths after casting their votes during the forthcoming elections. This has come contrary to the directive given by the Inspector General of Police, IGP, Suleiman Abba, asking Nigerians to return home once they have cast their

NFF General Secretary Resigns

The General Secretary of the Nigerian Football Federation, Musa Ahmadu has resigned. Amadu’s resignation is with immediate effect as was indicated in the letter addressed to the NFF president, Amaju Pinnick. The Ex-General Secretary appreciated the staff of the football glasshouse and the NFF, “for the singular honour of serving our great country in this

Friendly Match: Bolivia Claims ‘Civil War In Nigeria’ As Reason for Cancellation

Bolivia has withdrawn from the proposed international friendly match with Nigeria’s Super Eagles scheduled to take place in Uyo on March 26, 2015. The Bolivian Football Federation issued a statement on its website stating rather strangely that, “civil war which is going on in Nigeria,” was the reason.   Although there is no civil war

IG Restores Tambuwal’s Escorts

Suleiman Abba, Inspector-General of Police, has restored the security escorts of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Tambuwal. This follows the restoration of the speaker’s DSS operatives by the Department of State Service. Tambuwal’s escorts had been withdrawn from his residence since October 28, 2014.

Simone Gbagbo Appeals Court Ruling

Lawyers to Simone Gbagbo, Ivorian First Lady have decided to appeal the 20-year jail term she got for her role in the post-election violence that killed over 3,000 people. Gbagbo’s counsel, Habiba Toure said “We lodged an appeal in the highest court…The procedure is irregular and must be nullified.” Surprisingly, prosecutors who argued that Gbagbo

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