French side Nantes look to sign Bruno Onyemaechi before the January transfer window closes

SUPER Eagles left fullback Bruno Onyemaechi could be changing clubs while he is away on national duty at the African Cup of Nations after French Ligue One side Nantes submitted an offer to his Portuguese club Boavista.



With the latest complications surrounding the Dangote refinery, it is time for Nigeria to take drastic steps to wean herself off crude which must including placing a moratorium on drilling

Ayo Akinfe

[1] With the latest news that the Dangote refinery will now be importing crude oil from the US, it is time to sit down and think. Nigeria needs to start weaning herself of petroleum both as a revenue earner and as a source of energy

[2] It is time for our National Assembly to start debating imposing a moratorium on oil prospecting and drilling across Nigeria. Can they not see that this is the direction every other nation is taking?


Solid minerals minister Dele Alake rules himself out of Ekiti State gubernatorial race

NIGERIA'S minister of solid minerals Dele Alake has disassociated himself from plans to run for the governorship of his native Ekiti State claiming that he had nothing to do with posters touting him as a potential gubernatorial candidate.



Arsenal consider making a bid for Bologna's Nigeria-eligible striker Joshua Zirkzee

ENGLISH Premier League giants Arsenal are considering making a bid for Bologna's Nigeria-eligible striker Joshua Zirkzee having watched him play in Serie A and being impressed with his performance.



Ecowas says it is yet to receive official notice from Mali, Burkina Faso and Niger about leaving

ECONOMIC Community of West African States (Ecowas) officials have called for calm following the recent announcement that three of its members were leaving the regional body stating that it had yet to receive any official documentation to that effect.



NFF calls on CBN to release money allocated to the Super Eagles so it can pay player bonuses

NIGERIAN Football federation (NFF) officials have blamed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) for the current delay in the payment of match bonuses to members of the Super Eagles participating in the ongoing African Cup of Nations in Abidjan.



Now that the Macban president is in detention, Nigeria’s agriculture minister should use it as an opportunity to sit down with him and agree a National Cattle Policy

Ayo Akinfe

[1] We shall open six mega ranches in Niger, Borno, Taraba, Yobe, Bauchi and Kaduna states, the territories with the largest landmasses in the country. They will be linked by a commercial railway network which will extend to major marketers like Lagos, Abuja, Kano, Kaduna, Enugu, Benin, Port Harcourt, Ibadan, etc


Rigobert Song says he is not convinced the Super Eagles are good enough to win the tournament

CAMERONIAN head coach Rigobert Song has declared that he is not convinced that the Super Eagles are good enough to win the ongoing 2023 Africa Cup of Nations despite knocking his team out of the tournament yesterday.



I would love it if President Tinubu uses his address to celebrate the Super Eagles' victory over the Indomitable Lions to announce a 2024 national production target plan across several sectors

Ayo Akinfe

[1] 10m tonnes of steel

[2] 20m pre-paid electricity metres

[3] 5m electricity transformers

[4] 20m mobile phone handsets

[5] 2m automobiles must be assembled locally

[6] 10m flatscreen TV sets

[7] 10m tonnes of maize

[8] 5m tonnes of sugar

[9] 10 tonnes of rice

[10] 50m pairs of footwear

[11] 1,000 railway carriages

[12] 20bn kg of milk

[13] 2m tonnes of beef


House of Reps speaker urges Super Eagles to do the nation proud today by securing victory

HOUSE of Representatives speaker Hon Abbas Tajudeen has added his voice to the growing number of Nigerian dignitaries urging the Super Eagles to do the nation proud today against Cameroon in the ongoing African Cup of Nations.




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