NFF rejoices with Ikeme on keeper’s gradual recovery

The Nigeria Football Federation has expressed joy at news that Super Eagles’ goaltender Carl Ikeme has entered into complete remission from acute leukemia. This means he would now depart hospital as he begins journey to full recovery. NFF General Secretary, Dr. Mohammed Sanusi said in Saint Petersburg on Sunday that the Federation was delighted that the 32 –year old has made the significant improvement to attain remission and gradual recovery from the ailment. “We are indeed very…

"NFF rejoices with Ikeme on keeper’s gradual recovery"

Eagles back in Essentuki as focus returns to Argentina match

The Super Eagles have flown back to their World Cup team base camp in Essentuki, advising that further drumming and singing be kept on hold until the final whistle against Argentina in Saint Petersburg on Tuesday. Victory took Nigeria to second place in Group D of this FIFA World Cup but the three –time African champions must avoid defeat against the desperate South Americans in the giant arena in Krestovsky to make progress to the…

"Eagles back in Essentuki as focus returns to Argentina match"

Mikel Obi slams Croatia for attempting to be unprofessional

Nigeria captain John Obi Mikel has called on Croatia to be professional and not rest players against Iceland in a match that could yet decide the Super Eagles’ World Cup fate. The Super Eagles could find themselves relying on the Group D leaders ,who plan to leave big names out against Iceland to reach the knockout stages. Two goals from Ahmed Musa ensured Nigeria remain in the hunt for a place in the knockout stages…

"Mikel Obi slams Croatia for attempting to be unprofessional"

Buhari, Senate, PDP congratulate Eagles

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated the Super Eagles on their victory over Iceland in their second match at the 2018 World Cup in Volgograd, Russia. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President expressed delight at “the confidence, discipline, team-work and indomitable spirit” displayed by the Nigerian players. He encouraged them not to limit themselves but sustain the current winning momentum by going all out against…

"Buhari, Senate, PDP congratulate Eagles"

(PHOTOS) Nigeria vs Iceland: Nigerians celebrates victory over Iceland

Ahmed Musa’s brace gave Nigeria victory over Iceland in the 2018 World Cup Group D football match on Friday. See the photographs: Former Super Eagles of Nigeria captain, Nwanko Kanu shakes hands with captain John Mikel Obi before the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia group D match between Nigeria and Iceland at Volgograd Arena in Russia on Friday.   Nigeria’s forward Ahmed Musa (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring their opener during the Russia 2018…

"(PHOTOS) Nigeria vs Iceland: Nigerians celebrates victory over Iceland"

Ahmed Musa speaks ahead Argentina showdown

Football great striker Ahmed Musa struck two stunning goals to sink Iceland 2-0 on Friday and then promised to do the same to Lionel Messi’s Argentina in Tuesday’s Group D showdown. The Leicester City striker, currently on loan at CSKA Moscow, became the first Nigerian to score at two World Cups as the Super Eagles secured a crucial win over Iceland, who missed a penalty. He scored both goals in Nigeria’s group stage 3-2 defeat to…

"Ahmed Musa speaks ahead Argentina showdown"

Dangote to join Obama’s delegation to Kenya in July

Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote has been named as one of the top dignitaries that will join the long list of delegation expected to accompany ex-President Barack Obama on his planned visit to Kenya in July 2018. According to reports, Dangote will join Oprah Winfrey and Akon as part of the delegation accompanying Obama on his Kenya visit on July 16, 2018. The delegation, it was also reported, comprises of prominent African and African-American personalities,…

"Dangote to join Obama’s delegation to Kenya in July"

Akon invests heavily in cryptocurrency sector in Senegal

African-American singer with a Senegalese descent, Akon is investing a large chunk of his millions into cryptocurrency sector. Akon’s investment in the world’s cryptocurrency sector is scheduled to berth a unique and new coin, AKoin. In a report by Memeburn website, AKoin is strategically built by Akon to create benefits for those on African soil, disadvantaged by political and social circumstances. The cryptocurrency, AKoin, is designed to become the center of Akon’s Crypto City –…

"Akon invests heavily in cryptocurrency sector in Senegal"

Akwa Ibom indigenes demand accountability from Gov Udom Emmanuel

Indigenes of Akwa Ibom have demanded accountability from the state governor, Udom Emmanuel three years after his administration was inaugurated. In an opinion by Clement Ikpatt, an indigene of the state, governor Udom had been tasked with the duty of accounting for the funds which the state has generated and got from the Federal Government. Ikpatt wrote: “For three years, Gov. Udom Emmanuel copiously insinuated and hid behind the excuse of having inherited huge debts from…

"Akwa Ibom indigenes demand accountability from Gov Udom Emmanuel"

Super Eagles land in Volgograd, set to battle Iceland

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have arrived in the southern Russia town of Volgograd ahead of Friday’s win-or-bust FIFA World Cup Group D encounter against Iceland. The Brazil 2014 Round of 16 berthers flew from their Essentuki base on Thursday morning and were settled in their Hampton-by-Hilton Volgograd Hotel abode a little after 1pm. Focus has been on the encounter with the Euro 2016 quarter finalists since the loss to Croatia in Kaliningrad on Saturday, as victory…

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