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Dalung To NFF: Focus On World Cup Preparations

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Sport  /  No Comments

The Minister of Youth and Sports Barrister Solomon Dalung has commended the Technical and coaching crew of the Nigeria Football Federation NFF for efforts being put into preparations for the FIFA World Cup in Russia next month.   Barrister Dalung expressed delight in the team’s show of commitment, patriotism and unity of purpose as the […]

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Could Russia And Other Rogue Regimes Be Benefiting From The Horror And Misery In Syria?

By   /  April 22, 2018  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

John Darlington For quite sometime now there had been hostilities in war-torn Syria that have once again escalated the arms race between world’s major powers particularly the United States and Russia and this puts the world in a possible jeopardy. There is no gainsaying the fact that the activities of these two death merchants put […]

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You Have Our Prayers As You March To Russia, Tambuwal Tells Super Eagles

By   /  October 7, 2017  /  Sport  /  No Comments

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has congratulated the Super Eagles for becoming the first African team to qualify for next year’s soccer World Cup dubbed Russia 2018. In a statement issued Saturday in Sokoto by his spokesman, Malam Imam Imam, Tambuwal urged football authorities to sustain the tempo until they make the country […]

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US Imposes Sanctions On Russia, Expels 35 Officials Over Hacking

By   /  December 30, 2016  /  Europe  /  No Comments

The United State government has announced a wide range of economic sanctions, diplomatic censure and public “naming and shaming” against Russia for its alleged interference and hacking in the US presidential election. President Obama, who announced the wide swath of retaliatory measures against Russia also hinted at possible covert cyber measures, but did not provide […]

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BREAKING: Russian Military Aircraft Disappears From Radar

By   /  December 25, 2016  /  Europe  /  No Comments

A Russian military plane has disappeared from radar just minutes after take-off from the Black Sea resort of Sochi, bbc.com reports. The defence ministry said its Tu-154 aircraft had 91 people onboard, including service personnel, a military music band and reporters. The plane disappeared from radar 20 minutes after taking off from Sochi’s Adler airport […]

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Nigeria Will Not Qualify For the 2018 World Cup In Russia We Do Not Deserve To, And Here is Why

By   /  August 18, 2016  /  Viewpoint  /  No Comments

Ebere Nwapa While some might use what I am shortly about to write to aver the opposite, in order to ‘kill the messenger’ as it were, let me state clearly and without equivocation that I am an ardent fan of Nigerian football and particularly of the senior men’s national team, the Super Eagles. Henry Nwosu’s […]

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