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B-R-E-A-K-I-N-G: Stephen Keshi Sacked As Super Eagles’ Coach, Replaced Immediately

Finally, Keshi Tweets About His Future In Super Eagles

Stephen Keshi has been sacked as Nigeria coach and he will be replaced by the country’s former coach Shuaibu Amodu, according to an official statement by the Nigeria Football Federation. This followed an emergency meeting of the NFF Thursday morning in Abuja. Part of the communiqué, which was signed by executive committee memeber Sulaiman Yahaya-Kwande, […]

Stop blaming Keshi, our football is long dead, gone —Okocha tells Nigerians

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A former skipper of the Super Eagles, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, has expressed disappointment with the senior national team, over the 1-0 loss to Sudan in the African Cup of Nations Qualifiers in Khartoum on Saturday. The two-time BBC African Footballer of the Year described the defeat as confirming his worst fears that “football is […]

External thugs plan to wreck havoc: Police issue warning on security threat in Ekiti

Ekiti High Court Ado Ekiti

Ekiti Police Commissioner, Taiwo Lakanu, has warned any person or group of persons that have no lawful business in the state to stay away in their own interest. He issued the warning over purported plan by some hoodlums from outside the state to wreck havoc and cause total breakdown of law and order. In a […]

One scandal begets another in Ekiti State

Gov. Fayemi inspecting-the ruination in the state

Ekiti State, the self-styled “Land of Honour,” can’t seem to do anything honourable in recent times. “Ile iyi, ile eye” or “Land of honour, land of integrity,” its moto boasts. Having coined the imperishable new phrase “stomach infrastructure” to define its loftiest vision of governance, and gone ahead to elect as its chief executor an […]

Breaking news: Amaju wins NFF election

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Amaju Pinnick wins with 24 votes Amaju Pinnick 24 Taiwo Ogunjobi 9 Domini Iofa 6 Amanze Uchegbulam 4

Nigerian Players Don’t Care If They Win Or Lose – Samson Siasia

Samson Siasia - Nigeria's new Super Eagles Football Coach

Former coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, says the indifference of Nigeria’s football administrators to the well-being of players is the reason they don’t everything when representing the country. The former Eagles striker, who spoke on Sports Radio this morning, added that it is unfortunate that since Osaze Odemwingie was sidelined with a lengthy […]

NFF Crisis: Board Concludes Plan To Finally Dump Keshi For Siasia

Siasia & Keshi

Samson Siasia could be in line to replace Stephen Keshi as Nigeria coach unless the National Sports Commission stops the Nigeria Football Federation. Goal exclusively gathered from a top NFF official at the weekend that the Super Eagles’ poor results against Congo where they lost 3-2 in Calabar as well as the goalless draw away […]

NFF: Gladiators jostling for Maigari’s seat

Alhaji Aminu Maigari

The drumbeats of war have been beating at high pitch as the Elective Congress of the Nigeria Football Federation holds next Tuesday in Warri, with a new President set t to succeed Aminu Maigari. In this report, JOHN EGBOKHAN chronicles the agenda of the aspirants bidding to take Nigerian football to the proverbial next level. […]

Mikel isn’t special -Sofoluwe

Siper Eagles Midfielder, Mikel Obi

Ex-international Yisa Sofoluwe is a man of very few words. He seldom speaks. Rather than speak, he allows his action do the talking for him. During his time playing for Nigeria, Sofoluwe was a no-nonsense defender. He was feared by the opposition strikers, most of whom could barely come close to him to contest the […]

PHOTO NEWS: Balotelli arrives Liverpool training in style, driving a £240,000 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

Mario Balotelli drove to Liverpool training on Thursday in his £240,000 Ferrari F12 Berlinetta that has been shipped over from Italy. The 24-year-old has now been reunited with his beloved supercar, which was seen arriving at Liverpool’s Melwood training base as Balotelli and his team-mates prepare for Saturday’s Premier League trip to West Ham. The […]

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