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Christian Chwukwu: My father once dubbed me a vagabond for opting for football

Christian Chwukwu: My father once dubbed me a vagabond for opting for football

35 years from being the first Nigerian to lift the African Nations Cup trophy at the National Stadium in Lagos, Christian Chukwu, the former Eagles captain tells JOHN EGBOKHAN that the rewards for playing soccer before their historic feat in 1980 were oranges and lucozade drinks. Chukwu, who was named the best player of the […]

#NigeriaDecides 2015: U.S. set for likely post-election crisis

Boko Haram A Serious Threat To The World, Says Obama

The United States is preparing for a likely crisis in Nigeria after Saturday’s elections. United States Secretary of State John Kerry has visited Nigeria, preaching peace, ahead of the elections. Vice President Joe Biden has spoken on the need for violence-free elections. And President Barack Obama has urged Nigerians to keep this country united – […]

Revealed: Why Stephen Keshi decided to continue as Super Eagles head coach

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The Nigeria Football Federation have revealed that coach Stephen Keshi is on the verge of signing a new contract as the Super Eagles coach after he agreeing to the terms offered and conditions of the contract. Keshi, who led the Super Eagles to the 2013 African Cup of Nations and the FIFA world cup in […]

PHOTOSPEAK: SEE Photos From The Wedding Of Stephen Keshi’s Daughter

Wedding Of Stephen Keshi’s Daughter

Here are photos from the wedding of coach Stephen Keshi’s daughter, Ifeyinwa, which held at Ekenwa in Benin. Stephen Keshi, his wife and others were at the wedding. See morebelow:

NIGERIA: WHAT A SHAME TO BE A niGERian IN A FOREIGN LAND – By Samuel Eto

NIGERIA: WHAT A SHAME TO BE A niGERian IN A FOREIGN LAND - By Samuel Eto

Samuel Eto’o is determined to rid football of racism. And in an eye opening chat with CNN has recounted the day he was mistaken for a Nigerian fraudster at a London jewellery shop. According to him, he had decided to purchase one particular model, one which cost $15,000. For a former Premier League footballer, a […]

#GEJOkagbare: Okagbare hits Jonathan for using her image for campaign, even when…

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Reigning African queen of the track, Blessing Okagbare has denounced the use of her image and footage by a body said to be working for President Goodluck Jonathan who is also the Peoples Democratic Party presidential candidate, without seeking her consent. An advertorial by GoodHouse Nigeria tagged GEJ Okagbare, which she said had been running […]

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Two Police Officers Shot After Police Chief Resigns

B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Two Police Officers Shot After Police Chief Resigns

Two police officers were shot in Ferguson early Thursday morning, just hours after the city’s police chief resigned. “These police officers were standing there, and they were shot just because they were police officers,” St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar said. But neither of those struck was from the Ferguson Police Department. One, a […]

Just before #NigeriaDecides: Fashola asks Jonathan to come out and denounce wife’s hate speeches, else…

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LAGOS—Governor Babatunde Fashola of Lagos State has challenged President Goodluck Jonathan to dissociate self by denouncing what he called “hate speeches’ by his wife Patience Jonathan and others that could lead to electoral violence ahead of the elections scheduled for March 28 and April 11. Meantime, the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, […]

Enough-is-Enough! Reps insist Keshi MUST be sacked immediate…read why

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The House of Representatives Committee on Sports Tuesday mandated the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to sack without delay Coach Stephen Keshi, noting that the 2013 African Nations Cup winner has nothing else to offer to the national team. The Committee also directed the federation to defend within seven days the monies it received from world […]

Jonathan’s godfather, Edwin Clark Blasts PDP For…. || Said That Act Is Anti-Democracy

Elder statesman and former federal commissioner for information Chief Edwin Clark

Elder statesman and former federal commissioner for information Chief Edwin Clark said yesterday that the imposition of candidates who did not win the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) primary elections as candidates will haunt the ruling party at the polls. Clark who was speaking when a group of PDP supporters from Gombe South/Central Senatorial District in […]

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