Ukrainians impressed with the Super Eagles saying the first half was like watching Brazil

UKRAINIAN football analysts have praised the performance of Nigeria's Super Eagles against their national team on Tuesday saying that it was like watching Brazil in the first half of the match.



UK Home Office launches investigation after Nigerian Oscar Okwurime dies in detention centre

BRITISH government officials have launched an investigation into the death of Nigerian Oscar Okwurime who died at an immigration detention centre next to Heathrow Airport where he was being held.


Mr Okwurime died at Harmondsworth on Thursday this week but the cause of his death is not yet known. Home Office officials have revealed that the police, the coroner and the prisons and probation ombudsman were investigating the matter to ascertain the cause of his death, which was sudden.


ICPC seals the Lagos and Abuja homes of NFF chair Amaju Pinnick and vice chair Shehu Dikko

NIGERIAN Football Federation (NFF) president Amaju Pinnick and his second vice president Shehu Dikko have had their homes sealed off by the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) who are investigation graft allegations against them.



Evacuated Nigerians may get 10-year visa ban as Air Peace airlift embarrasses South Africa

SOUTH Africa is considering placing a 10-year visa ban on those Nigerians recently evacuated from the country as their biometric data was captured by immigration authorities before departure.



Northern governors agree to ditch Ruga in favour of National Livestock Transformation Plan

GOVERNORS of Nigeria's 19 northern states have agreed to ditch the federal government's controversial Ruga cattle colony programme and opt instead for the less volatile National Livestock Transformation Plan.



Inec to disqualify some candidates in Kogi and Bayelsa elections over age falsification

NIGERIA'S Independent National Electoral Commission (Inec) has said it will disqualify some of the  governorship and deputy-governorship candidates in the November 16 elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States for age falsification.



Ipob provides details of Nnamdi Kanu's meeting with EU Parliament on Brussels

INDIGENOUS People of Biafra (Ipob) officials have revealed details of the recent meeting between their leader Mazi Nnamdi Kanu and the European Union (EU) Parliament detailing that he presented a case for an independent state.



South African youths now turn their attention to Asian businesses as they loot Pakistani shops

FRUSTRATED South African youths who have been carrying our xenophobic attacks against fellow Africans over recent weeks have extended their activities to the Asian community attacking Pakistani businesses too.



Super Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr loses his mother Elizabeth at the ripe old age of 97

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has lost his mother Elizabeth who passed away quietly in her sleep yesterday at their home town of Mannheim in Germany at the ripe of age of 97 .


Elizabeth Rohr, was married to a former German footballer Philip and in 1953, they Gernot, who went on to become an international football manager. Already, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent a condolence message to Mr Rohr, commiserating him over his loss.




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