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Change the face of African football Fresh challenges Ahmad Ahmad, Pinnick

Ahmad Ahmad CAF President

*Africa is yearning for big change in our football By Olaoluwa Aro Vice chairman of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF)s Technical and Development committee, Alhaji Ahmed Yusuf Fresh has charged the newly elected president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, to change the current state of African …

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Hypertension sacks 41 players fromNationwide League One

Olushola Ogunnowo Executive Secretary Nationwide League One

*We want to avoid tragic death of players Hypertension, a deadly medical condition, has sacked 41 players from playing in the Nationwide League One (NLO) after they did a comprehensive medical check-up to ascertain their medical condition and fitness as footballers. This was revealed by Dr. Olajide Adebola, a member …

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Magu: Saraki should not be Senate President – Ali Ndume

Senate President Bukola Saraki and Senator Ali Ndume

*Why President Buhari refused to lobby National Assembly Ali Ndume, former senate majority leader, says if the senate could refuse to confirm Ibrahim Magu, as chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) based on allegations levelled against him, Bukola Saraki who has a case in court should not …

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League violence: No player, coach will want home matches – Kabiru Dogo

Kabiru Dogo

*Want a trophy before leaving Nasarawa next season Coach Kabiru Dogo is among the new generation of coaches in the Nigerian Premier League and he has excelled on the job having worked with Diskabog FC of Ilorin, ABS FC of Ilorin and now with Nasarawa United FC of Lafia. He spoke with www.gongnews.net Olayinka Elebute about his team and what needs to be done to get the best from coaches. Enjoy the excerpts of the interview. Lot of people complain your players don’t take their chances. How’re you correcting that? So far the issue of …

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It is poisonous to take vitamin c with Fanta or Sprite – Court

coca cola products

*NAFDAC failed in her duty to certify NBC products *UK proved Coca-Cola products can cause cancer to the consumer Lagos High Court has ordered the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to henceforth mandate the Nigeria Bottling Company (NBC) Plc to include on all bottles of …

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Ahmad Ahmad, Amaju Pinnick wins CAF seats in reform agenda

CAF Forum on the evolution of African football at the African Union Headquarters

*Hayatou, Moucharafou lose in re-election bids   *Hayatou’s 29 year tenure comes to an end Incumbent President of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Issa Hayatou has been defeated by his challenger, Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar by 34-20 votes.  The 29-year reign of Issa Hayatou as  head of African football …

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Senate sends Customs CG out, orders him to come in uniform

Customs CG Hameed Ali arriving in mufti

*Don’t address us in mufti For disregarding the request to appear before her in uniform, the Senate on Thursday walked out the Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service, Col Hameed Ali (rtd). Ali, was summoned to appear before the Senate at plenary in his uniform to explain the rationale behind the …

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GOtv Boxing Night 11: Joe Boy ready for Ghanaian opponent

Joe Boy and desert Warrior

*He will regret ever coming to fight me By Adeyemi Robinson-Adefioye, Lagos National lightweight boxing champion, Oto “Joe Boy” Joseph, has declared himself ready to make Nigeria proud when he fights Ghana’s Anma Dotse for the West African Boxing Union title at GOtv Boxing Night 11, holding at the Obafemi …

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NULGE undertakes protest in Lafia, demands LG autonomy

NLC, NULGE workers protest in Lafia

*Abolish State Independent Electoral Commission Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) says it has commenced a nationwide rally demanding full autonomy for the local government areas in the country. Ibrahim Khaleel, the NULGE National President, stated this Wednesday while addressing members of the union at the commencement of the …

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Malomo Ajibade set to win Iraqi Premier League

Malomo Ajibade

*Set to Quit Iraq due to ISIS attacks *Eyes return to Nigerian League Highly rated Nigerian defender, Malomo Ajibade, says he is ready to help his club Kirkuk FC win the Iraqi Premier League Super Four championship which starts on Thursday 16th March, 2017. The 25 year old former FC …

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