Former Bayelsa State Governor, Chief Timipre Sylva has described as a deliberate “act of mischief” and “lies” the claims by the Edo State Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole that he truncated the electoral process during the disputed governorship primaries of the All Progressive Congress APC in the state.Read More
By a Levinus Nwabughiogu ABUJA – Nigeria’s first test tube baby, Miss. Hannatu Kupchi has been given admission into a Hungarian university to study medicine. This came 17 years after Kupchi was born at Nisa Premier Hospital in Abuja, precisely on February 11 1998. Speaking at a brief ceremony to mark his send forth in
The anti-democratic posture of the ruling APC to enforce party supremacy, and the recent call for the removal of Barr Ike Ekweremadu from the office of the Deputy Senate President, have posed a worry to political analysts and scholars who know, as it should be, that party supremacy is not constitutionally a thing for the floor of the Senate and that for there to be separation of powers of government for the independence of the legislative arm, the legislature must be left alone to choose her leaders.Read More
The All Progressives Congress (APC) wishes all Nigerians a happy Valentine’s Day, as they join the rest of the world to mark the Day on Saturday, and urges them to prepare to celebrate their imminent liberation from the PDP-imposed yoke under which they have laboured for many years.Read More
“The curse is finally over! The Ivorians are the kings of Africa tonight,” Alexandre, a student who watched the game with hundreds of others on a giant screen at Felix Houphouët-Boigny University, said triumphantly.Read More
Ivory Coast emerged winner of the 2015 Africa Nations Cup. The Yaya Toure-led team won after a pulsating 120minutes and penalty shoot-out. Ivory Coast won 9-8 with its goal keeper,Boubakar Barry as hero after he stopped Ghana’s last kick and converted his.
The Black Stars of Ghana cruised to the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations the hard way. Although the four-time African champions beat hosts, Equatorial Guinea 3-0 in a tempestuous semi final encounter. The West African neighbours will now face Ivory Coast in Sunday’s final.Read More
An Africa Cup of Nations referee has been banned for six months for “poor performance”.Read More
Former Eagles striker, Pascal Patrick believes the Super Eagles would have ‘easily’ retained the Africa Cup of Nations if they had qualified.
Pascal, an Atlanta ’96 Gold medal winner for Nigeria believes all the teams at the African championship have been poor, and believes it would have been an ‘easy ride’ for the Super Eagles if only they had made the tournament.Read More
verton winger Christian Atsu scored twice as Ghana booked their place in the semi-finals of the Africa Cup of Nations by beating Guinea 3-0.
Atsu, who has scarcely played during his loan spell at Goodison Park from Chelsea, struck his goals either side of one from Cambridge United striker Kwesi Appiah.Read More
DR Congo ended the fairytale run of neighbours Congo Brazzaville on Saturday when they came from behind to win 4-2 and qualify for the semi-finals of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations. Congo, who were only reinstated in the qualifying tournament of this competition after Rwanda were disqualified for fielding an ineligible player, led this
South Africa coach Ephraim ‘Shakes’ Mashaba insisted that his side performed well at the Africa Cup of Nations despite going out in the group stage.Read More
Cape Verde and Zambia were eliminated from the Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea on Monday after a dour 0-0 draw in a match hit by a tropical storm.
Tunisia won Group B and the Democratic Republic of Congo finished second after they drew 1-1 in port city Bata at the same time.Read More
AHEAD of next month’s general elections, the European Union, EU, Monday, it will not deployed observers to the North East geo-political zone because of insurgency in the area.Read More