The Super Eagles of Nigeria have just wounded the Red Lions of Luxembourg 3-1 at Stade Josy Barthel in Luxembourg City. Ideye Brown, Kelechi Iheanacho and Odion Ighalo scored for Nigeria.
This comes on the heels of another 1- 0 victory over Mali on Friday in Rouen, France.
Niger Delta Avengers, NDA today denied claims by the Nigerian Army that 10 of its members were arrested on Sunday. The group said it is a lie as their strike team was still intact. Continue reading
The National leader of the Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), Uchenna Madu is pressing for the release of corpses of fallen members, as well as other pro-Biafra activists, who were killed in clashes with security agencies yesterday. Continue reading
The Inspector-General of Police, Solomon Arase today failed to show regrets for the deadly clashes yesterday across the South-East and South-South between Pro-Biafran activists and the security forces, which includes his police force. Continue reading
German coach, Joachim Löw (56) today named a solid 23 man squad during a press conference at the team’s training camp in Lugano for the European Championships beginning in France on June 9. Continue reading
Buhari may think he is crushing the “enemies” of Nigeria, but unfortunately he is crushing our democracy. And possibly, the country called Nigeria. Wished he showed such steel against the real enemies, who are the Fulani herdsmen. I personally fail to see anything wrong in a peaceful agitation for a better deal by the Pro-Biafran agitators. Continue reading
There are two jobs on which every Nigerian is an expert. The first: the Super Eagles, the nation’s full national soccer team. The other: politics, specifically, presidential politics. This week—the first anniversary of the “change” government of the All Progressives Congress (APC)—Nigeria’s ruling party will learn this fact first-hand. Continue reading
Former Chief Security Officer to the late dictator, Gen. Sani Abacha, Major Hamza Al-Mustapha, yesterday blamed Youruba leaders for the death of Chief Bashorun MKO Abiola, the acclaimed winner of the famous June 12, 1993 presidential election. Continue reading
The federal government yesterday in a display of military might and its readiness to nip the militancy in the Niger Delta in the bud, deployed a fleet of five warships, 100 gunboats and fighter jets to the creeks of the Niger Delta. Continue reading
Eight soldiers were feared dead yesterday when their gunboats came under attack at Onitsha river. And the Niger Delta militant group, Concerned Militant Leaders (CML), has claimed responsibility for the attack. Continue reading
In a lighter mood, while talking over dinner with State House correspondents in Aso Roock Villa last night, President Muhammadu Buhari, for the first time since taking over office, confessed his admiration and respect for former President Goodluck Jonathan. Continue reading
Reports from across the country indicate that the Nigerian military has a problem understanding that people have a right to peaceful demonstration in a democracy. At least, 50 members of Movement for the Actualisation of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) and the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) ,were on Monday sent to their early graves by an intolerant Nigerian security forces. Continue reading