Category Archives: SPORTS

Egypt is Beatable Home and Away, Eagles Boast

After staging a comeback to the Super Eagles due to the injury that denied him a place in Super Eagles’ 2014 World Cup in Brazil, FSV Mainz of Germany defender, Leon Balogun believes Egypt will fall in the two-legged 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifying clashes.
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Ex-Head of Service, Stephen Oronsaye, to be docked for 419 March 15

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission will on Tuesday, March 15 arraign a former Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Stephen Oronsaye, before Justice O. O Goodluck of the Federal Capital Territory High Court, Abuja on a fresh two-count charge of corruption and obtaining by false pretence. Continue reading Ex-Head of Service, Stephen Oronsaye, to be docked for 419 March 15

Senator Shehu Sani backs Buhari on Nigeria’s membership of Saudi-led anti terrorism coalition

The Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs, Shehu Sani, has expressed his support for President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to involve Nigeria in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against terrorism. Continue reading Senator Shehu Sani backs Buhari on Nigeria’s membership of Saudi-led anti terrorism coalition

AFCON Qualifier: Siasia okays Kaduna stadium, hotel

Ahead of the make or mar 2017 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier againsta the Pharaohs of Egypt, the caretaker coach of the Super Eagles, Samson Siasia, over the weekend inspected and certified the Ahmadu Bello stadium in Kaduna fit to host the crucial tie billed for March 25. Continue reading AFCON Qualifier: Siasia okays Kaduna stadium, hotel

How we rescued kidnapped Lagos schoolgirls without paying ransom – Police

Three suspects involved in the abduction of three girls from a secondary school in Ikorodu, Lagos, were arrested during rescue operation, the Lagos State Police Command has said.

Fatai Owoseni, the Commissioner of Police, told journalists on Sunday that the suspects include one Emmanuel (Arigidi) who was actively involved in the abduction, Seun Akanji, and one Henry who were conspirators. Continue reading How we rescued kidnapped Lagos schoolgirls without paying ransom – Police