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Mikel Obi's father rescued by police in Enugu State following gun duel with kidnappers

SUPER Eagles skipper Mikel Obi's father has been rescued by security forces after being kidnapped by armed gunmen along with his driver in Enugu State last week while on his way from the Plateau State capital Jos.

 

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Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria demands apology from Benue State government

PASTORALIST association the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has demanded an apology from the Benue State government for linking it with the ongoing murderous attacks against farmers and villages across the state.

 

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Mobile policemen bring Maiduguri to standstill as they protest being owed seven month arrears

BORNO State capital Maiduguri was thrown into chaos yesterday after hundreds of mobile policemen staged a demonstration to protest being owed seven months allowance arrears and corruption within the hierarchy of the force.

 

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Nigeria faces the prospect of Fifa ban after government accepts court order sacking Pinnick as NFF chair

NIGERIA is facing the prospect of a Fifa ban after the federal government ordered the Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) chairman Amaju Pinnick to stand down and respect a Supreme Court ruling that negated his election.

 

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Gernot Rohr set to drop veterans Akpeyi, Echiejile, Onazi and Ighalo for Nations Cup qualifier

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr looks set to end the international careers of several veterans by leaving them out of his squad when he names the team to face the Seychelles in an African Nations Cup qualifier come September.

 

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Boko Haram gunmen raid IDP camp close to Cameroonian border in Borno State and cart away supplies

ARMED gunmen suspected to be Boko Haram militants have carried out a daring raid on an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp in Borno State in a battle that left about four people dead as they away supplies delivered there to cater for the refugees.

 

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Kwankwaso reaches out to PDP saying he can easily beat Buhari if given their party ticket

FORMER Kano State governor Senator Rabiu Kwankwaso has declared that he can easily beat President Muhammadu Buhari in a two-horse race if he is given the ticket to run as the candidate of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

 

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Macban chairman says grazing ranch opponents are just jealous of the Fulani who own land all over Nigeria

MIYETTI Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria ((Macban) chairman Alhaji Abdullahi Bodejo has provocatively boasted that all the land in Nigeria belongs to the Fulani and as such they are free to rear their livestock anywhere they please.

 

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Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano retires from international football after loss to France

VETERAN Argentine midfielder Javier Mascherano has announced his retirement from international football after Albiceleste were knocked out of the ongoing World Cup by France yesterday following a 3-4 defeat in the second round.

 

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Joel Obi looks set to join Spanish La Liga side Celta Vigo from Serie A's Torino for €5m fee

SUPER Eagles midfielder Joel Obi looks set to join La Liga outfit Celta Vigo after the Spanish side and his Italian club Torino appear to have agreed on a €5m transfer fee that could see him move over the next couple of weeks.

 

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