Day: February 21, 2021

Supercharged Falcons Look To Extend Winning Streak Against Nzalang National

African champions Nigeria intend to deploy their rich vein of form to overwhelm Nzalang National of Equatorial Guinea as the group phase of the Turkish Women’s Cup tournament wounds up on Tuesday. The 1999 FIFA World Cup quarter-finalists pipped Uzbekistan 1-0 on Saturday evening – the same scoreline they earned over CSKA Moscow’s Ladies squad […]

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First Photos: Lilian Afegbai, Wathoni Anyansi, Tobi Bakre & More at the 2021 Headies | #14thHeadies

It’s that time of the year again for one of Nigeria’s biggest and most prestigious music awards, “The Headies” which is all set for its 14th edition. A lot of the show had been pre-recorded and the live event, featuring nominees held at Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos. As expected, your faves showed […]

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3SC GM Rasheed Balogun Thumbs Up Players

The General Manager of Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) of Ibadan, Rasheed Balogun, was full of praises for the players and officials of the team after Saturday’s 1-0 win over Giant Brillars. Balogun, watched as his team fought hard to pick the maximum points against their host in a Match Day Two encounter of the […]

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2023: Tinubu best man to succeed Buhari – Senator Adeyeye

From Laide Raheem, Abeokuta The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has been described as the best candidate to succeed President Muhammadu Buhari, in 2003. The former Minister of State for Works and Chairman of Southwest Agenda 23 (SWAGA 23) Senator Dayo Adeyeye, stated this on Sunday, when the group […]

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NNL: Bendel Insurance Begin With Winning As Meyinwa’s Brace Suspends Joy Cometh

By Kehinde Osagiede It was a good start for Bendel Insurance FC of Benin, weekend, as they came from behind to beat Joy Cometh of Lagos 2-1 in the week two game of the Nigeria National League. Forward, Meyinwa Oritseweyinmi came from the bench to deliver for the Benin Arsenal technical managers who were visibly […]

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APC extends registration exercise by 3 weeks

From Romanus Ugwu, Abuja The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that following the clamour for the extension of the nationwide membership registration and revalidation exercise across the states to accommodate all prospective members, the ruling party has exteded the exercise for a period of three weeks. In a statement issued by the National Secretary, […]

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MBF lampoons Gombe Gov over delay in confirming elected traditional ruler

From Uche Usim, Abuja The Middle Belt Forum (MBF) at the weekend lampooned the Gombe State Governor, Mr Muhammad Inuwa Yahaya over what it termed a needless delay in confirming the selection of Dr Musa Maiyamba as the new Mai Tangale, the traditional ruler of the Tangale clan of the State. The MBF at a […]

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NNL: I Celebrated My Goal With My Coach Because Of His Impact On Me-Abs Youngster

One of the youngest players in Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) Ilorin FC, Maurice John, has said he ran to celebrate his first league goal for the club with his coach, Anthony Encho on Saturday because of his impact on him since joining the team. John broke the deadlock for ABS on Saturday with a powerful […]

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Thoughts of my children suffering when I’m gone saved me from depression – Ubi Franklin

Popular Nigerian music executive and media personality, Ubi Franklin has said that if not for his children he will be wallowing in depression by now. Ubi-Franklin In an interview he granted recently published on Kokong news, Ubi Franklin who children with different baby mamas said that he thoughts of his children suffering after his death […]

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BREAKING: NAF Releases Names Of Officers Killed In Abuja Crash

Scene of the incident The Nigerian Air Force has released the names of those who died in the ill-fated flight that crashed in Abuja. The force released the names seven of its officers who died when its aircraft, Beechcraft KingAir B350i, crashed in Abuja on Sunday. The jet en route Minna in Niger State crashed […]

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TCC League: “My Target Is To Score In Every Game I’m Introduced In,” Says Gbagada FC Striker Tomisin Alasiri After Scoring The Match Winner In The Blue Eagles Last Game

Picture of Tomisin Alasiri.. Photo credit: Jamiu Adelase for SportrepublicTV “I’ve always been trusting God in anything I do as a good Christian, however, I’ve been working very hard in training and off training to ensure I’m in good shape to be ready for when I’m allowed to play. There’s a striker in the team […]

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Obioma and his midas touch in NECO

By Philip Agbese Femi Adesina, the presidential aide is a fantastic and affable fellow. Nothing else has glued me to him like bees on honey more than his present role as a presidential spokesman to President Muhammadu Buhari. Adesina is one person it will take me a long time to forget in the history of […]

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Probe: PRODA board chairman calls for Gbajabiamila’s resignation

From Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The chairman of the board of Projects Development Institute, Enugu, Daniel Onjeh, has called for the resignation of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, for lacking what he called “the moral rectitude to continue” in office. Addressing a press conference on Monday, tagged “My position on the National […]

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Turkish Women’s Cup: Thank You Nigeria For Your Support – Halimat Ayinde

The Super Falcons defeated Uzbekistan yesterday by a lone goal to claim their second win at the on-going invitational tournament in Turkey. Halimat Ayinde’s second-half strike was enough to see off the resolute Uzbekistan team in the floodlights. Having her thoughts after the match, the goal scorer said it felt great to have scored. “I’m […]

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Ambassador TY Buratai: A Testament to Patriotism

By Oche Oche A story is told of Oedipus the King, a play written by Sophocles, a great Greek writer. Oracle of Apollos prophesied that Oedipus would kill his father and marry his mother, and so it came to be that Oedipus actually killed a man he met in the wilderness, but the same man […]

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How President Buhari Reacted To The Military Plane Crash In Abuja

Scene of the incident Nigeria’s number one man, President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the Nigeria Air Force plane that crashed in Abuja. The President on Sunday mourned victims of the military aircraft that crashed in Abuja earlier in the day. Buhari’s condolence was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and […]

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BREAKING: Police Arrest Ex-Imo State Governor, Senator Rochas Okorocha

The senator has been arrested A former governor of Imo State, Rochas Okorocha has been arrested, The PUNCH reports. The senator was arrested by some operatives of the Imo State police command today. Also arrested were Ijeoma Igboanusi and Lasbrey Okafor-Anyanwu. Igboanusi was the deputy chief of staff (Domestics) while Okafor-Anyanwu was the Commissioner for […]

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Drama As NDLEA Uncovers Cannabis Warehouse In Rivers

The state Commander, Rachael Shelleng, who announced this in a statement on Sunday, said officers of the agency stormed the cannabis warehouse in the early hours of Feb. 20. A warehouse of compressed cannabis Sativa has been discovered by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency in Abuja Estate, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The state Commander, […]

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Oyekale Extols Crown FC Display After Gateway Defeat, Promise To Mend Cracks

It was the first all physical engagement of the Ajilete Warriors in the 1 nil defeat against Gateway United FC and the Technical Adviser of the team, Oladunni Oyekale believes the team will make a perfect impression going forward. The encounter, a tense soaked one at the MKO Abiola International Stadium saw the teams tied […]

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2022: Fayose’s endorsement of Bisi Kolawole as guber candidate unsettles Ekiti PDP

From Priscilla Ediare, Ado-Ekiti A fresh crisis is brewing in the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Ekiti State following the decision of former Governor Ayodele Fayose’s endorsement of Hon. Bisi Kolawole as the next governorship candidate for the 2022 election. Fayose’s insistence on the choice of Kolawole, who is the Chairman of the PDP faction […]

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