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Confederation Cup: Al-Masry cannot stop us – Medrano

*Nigerian ladies are good, caring Tamen Medrano gave his team what looks like a lifeline against their Egptyian guests, Al-Masry in Nnewi, the Cameroonian is very optimistic his team FC Ifeanyi Ubah will scale the hurdle in Egpty. He spoke with Olayinka Elebute who was in Nnewi. How do you …

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Boboye, Odey win January 2017 League Bloggers Award

Kennedy Boboye of Plateau United and Stephen Odey of MFM FC of Lagos have been named the winners of the League Bloggers Awards (LBA) Manager and Player respectively for January in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The duo win the first individual award from the independent LBA in the …

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Pinnick panics as Dalung insists on corruption probe

*You are the most corrupt government agency in Nigeria These certainly are apparently not the best of times for the leadership of the Amaju Pinnick-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as Minister of Sports, Barrister Solomon Dalung, insists that the body must face the Economic and Financial Crimes …

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We want protection for whistle blowers – NLC

*Ask Minister of State (Health) to resign Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has called for the protection and encouragement of whistle blowers as part of the efforts to recover looted funds hidden across the country. The President of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, said that whistle blowers played a …

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Southwest governors resolve to collaborate on security

*Adopts uniform educational curriculum, agric partnership *As Ambode, Fayose, Ajimobi, Aregbesola, Mimiko meet in Ekiti By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos Southwest Governors on Monday resolved to work together to address the security challenges confronting the region and foster economic growth and well-being of the people. The Governors, in a communiqué issued …

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How club owners association mismanaged N244m broadcast right money

*Monies paid into private coffers From Ayodeji Bamidele Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) under the leadership of Amaju Pinnick may want Nigerians to buy its story that paucity of funds is responsible for its inability to meet its financial obligations to the national teams and its staffers who are being owed …

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ICPC recovers N8bn, got 11 convictions in 2016

*Systems reform against illicit activities is target Barrister Ekpo Nta, the Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC), has disclosed that the organisation recovered about N8billion, is currently prosecuting 303 cases of corruption and secured 11 convictions in 2016. Speaking during a media parley held at the …

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Buhari speaks to Trump on telephone

 *Invited to Washington on state visit President Muhammadu Buhari this afternoon from London spoke to President Donald Trump on telephone at the request of the American President. Thisinformation was contained in a Press statement signed by the Nigerian media aide, Femi Adeshina in a release made available to www.gongnews.net According …

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Apo six: 9th March is judgement day

Court orders forfeiture

Justice Ishaq Bello of the FCT High Court, on Monday adjourned till 9th March, judgment in the alleged extra judicial killing of six Apo traders in 2005. The Attorney General of the Federation, who prosecuted the matter since 2005 charged six police officers to court for the alleged killing of …

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FC Ifeanyi Ubah walks tight rope against Al Masry of Egypt

*CAF Confederation Cup prelims By Oluwole Francis FC Ifeanyiubah secured a very slim 1-0 win against Egyptian side, Al- Masry in the first leg of their CAF Confederation Cup preliminary round tie in Nnewi on Sunday. The Nigerians resorted to prayers before their Cameroonian midfielder, Tamen Medrano, scored the winner …

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