Daily Archives: December 5, 2017

Enyeama, Martins’ Eagles return decision up to Rohr – Lawal

A former Super Eagles left back Garba Lawal told Daily Trust in a chat that the speculated return of experienced players Vincent Enyeama and Obafemi Martins to the national team should be a decision of technical adviser Gernot Rohr. The CAF licence B coach also noted that without doubt experience ...

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Iceland set to appoint ex-Eagles assistant coach ahead World Cup

Nigeria’s former national team assistant coach Roland Andersson is set to be appointed as Iceland’s assistant coach for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Andersson served in the Super Eagles side under coach Lars Lagerbäck and has been approached by the Football Association of Iceland to join the coaching ...

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Oyo Assembly begs Ajimobi to pay pensioners’ entitlements

The Oyo State House of Assembly on Tuesday appealed to Gov. Abiola Ajimobi to pay of pension arrears to retirees in the state. The appeal followed a motion moved by the lawmaker representing Ona Ara, Mr Azeez Biliaminu, in which he made a passionate appeal for the payment of pensioners ...

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Igbo monarch offers chieftaincy title to Adesina, Buhari’s spokesman

A monarch from Eastern part of the country, Igwe Cyprian Nevobasi, the Igwe Omeluenyi 1 of Aguneese, Ezeani 111 of Nmaku Kingdom, Enugu State, has nominated presidential spokesman, Mr. Femi Adesina for a chieftaincy title. In a visit to Adesina at the Presidential Villa on Tuesday, monarch who presented the ...

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2019: No better candidate than Buhari, says Marwa

The All Progressives Congress’ (APC) chieftain, Gen. Buba Marwa, on Tuesday, said so far, there was no better presidential candidate for the 2019 presidential election in the APC than President Muhammadu Buhari. Marwa, who is also a former military governor of Lagos State, made this disclosure in Yola after a ...

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Udi signs new contract with Sunshine Stars FC

The Head Coach of Sunshine Stars Football Club of Akure,Duke Udi, has signed a new contract to continue his stay with the club, an official said on Tuesday. The club’s Media Officer, Chris Okunnuwa, in a statement in Akure said the deal would keep the former 3SC FC forward with ...

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Alumni drag Kogi varsity V-C to court over alleged graft

Members of the Alumni Association of Kogi State University (KSU), Anyigba, has instituted a case against the school’s Vice Chancellor, Prof. Muhammed Abdulkadir, over alleged unauthorized withdrawal of N9.9 million from the association’s account. In the suit number AYHC/10/2017 filed at Kogi High Court sitting in Anyigba, the alumni association, ...

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Ambition, drove ex-VP Atiku from APC, says Ojudu

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has been advised to in all honesty, tell Nigerians his true reasons for quitting the All Progressive Party, APC, to rejoin the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, instead of accusing the ruling party of failure to deliver on promises. Special Adviser to the President on Political ...

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Bauchi vaccinates NYSC members against meningitis

The Bauchi State Primary Health Care Development Agency (BASPHCDA) says it has commenced vaccination of the 2, 210, Batch ‘B’ stream of National Youth Service Corps members undergoing orientation in the state against meningitis. BASPHCDA Executive Chairman, Mr. Adamu Gamawa, said this on Tuesday while addressing journalists in Bauchi. Gamawa said ...

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We are not aware of kidnap of ex-Ekiti senator-police

The Kogi State Command of the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) has feigned ignorance of the kidnap of a former member of the Senate, Senator Ayodele Arise by gun men on Monday. Reacting to the news of the kidnap of Arise who represented Ekiti North District in the 7th Assembly, the ...

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