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You can’t blame coaches for poor show in London –Okon

Two of the quartet members in London

*Replies Falilat Ogunkoya, critics One of the three coaches that coached Team Nigeria at the 2017 London World Championships, Gabriel Okon, has charged back at those hitting their technical depth saying, the coaches cannot be blamed. Okon was in charge of technical matters at the IAAF World Championships in London, …

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ITTF thumbs up Nigeria Open

Winners at the ITTF Lagos Opens

*We need to expand the territories to conquer By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos For successfully staging the fourth edition of an ITTF Challenge Series, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has applauded the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the 2017 Nigeria Open with a pledge to award more world title events …

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Eid-El-Kabir:  70 trailer load of lake rice arrive Lagos

Lake ricein one of the distribution centres

*As govt assures of fair distribution across sales centres By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos In an effort to ensure even distribution across all the sale centres, the Lagos State Government on Wednesday said that at least 70 trailer load of the Lake Rice have arrived the State ahead of the commencement …

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Leadership crisis tears Buhari campaign organisation

President Muhammadu Buhari

*Who is the authentic leader of the organisation? By Oluwole Francis Ahead of the 2019 presidential election, we can report to you that followers of the sitting President, Muhammadu Buhari, have started tearing themselves into pieces. The Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) is the focus now. On Wednesday, intense crisis became …

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AfroBasket: Fantastic Akhator powers Nigeria past Senegal

Girls, this is our next plan, to win...Sam Vincent shares with D'Tigress. Akhator

*Secures q-final slot against Cote d’ivoire Fantastic Evelyn Osaretin Akhator again powered Nigeria’s offence as D’Tigress defeated Senegal 58-54 in the last Group B match of the 2017 Afrobasket for Women. The WNBA player again made it double-double with 15 points and 13 rebounds as Nigeria overcame the defending champions …

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Aklosendi chairman hails team’s promotion

David Faith Allu CEO Aklosendi FC,

*We eye playing Premier League by 2019/2020 By Oluwole Francis Chief Executive Officer of Aklosendi International Football Club of Lafia, Mr David Faith Allu, has expressed satisfaction with the performance of his team after they defeated KJ United to seal their league promotion in Lokoja at the weekend. Allu who …

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NLO: ‎Ogunnowo praises clubs, rate league high

Shola Ogunnowo

*Gives referees 80% pass mark, kudos Nationwide League Chief Operating Officer, Shola Ogunnowo, has expressed delight with the achievements recorded in the league this season. He praised the clubs’ cooperation for the feat. Ogunnowo who spoke in an interview at Lafia on Monday shortly after speaking with the principals of …

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Cameroon: Rohr keeps faith with returnee Eagles

Super Eagles of Nigeria

*Announces crack squad in ambush for Cameroon By Oluwole Francis Super Eagles Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr, on Tuesday released his list of players for the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying duels with Cameroon’s Indomitable Lions. Super Eagles team captain, Mikel John Obi and striker Odion Ighalo are back in the …

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Danjuma invites Ajibade, 29 Falconets for Tanzania

Super Falconets of Nigeria

By Oluwole Francis Head Coach of Nigeria U-20 Women national team, Falconets, Chris Danjuma Tuesday released a list of 30 players who have been invited to the team camp in Abuja ahead of next month’s FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualifying fixture against Tanzania. Two -time FIFA World Cup runners-up …

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Kwara PDP factions jaundice peace by Makarfi

Senator Ahmed Makarfi PDP National Chairman

*Parties refuse to yield grounds Moves by national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to reconcile the two factions in Kwara State have been rebuffed by warring factions. The factions, led by Akogun Iyiola Oyedepo and Prince Sunday Adeniran Fagbemi, traded words as they came out of a meeting …

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