Governor Ihedioha appoints Nwankwo Kanu as his senior special assistant on sports

FORMER Super Eagles skipper Nwankwo Kanu has been appointed as the senior special assistant on sports to the Imo State governor Emeka Ihedioha in what is his first political appointment in the country.

 

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Buhari should concentrate on improving the local food distribution network not interfering in the workings of the CBN

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Nothing stifles a nation’s economic development as much as a lack of coherent policy. Contrary to what many Nigerians think, the total lack of understandable, consistent, logical and coherent government economic policy is the main reason behind our under-development as a nation and not corruption. Even if you totally eliminate corruption, you still need to invest the proceeds for it to make any difference in people’s lives 

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Glasgow Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo gets surprise invite as Rohr calls up 23 for Ukraine friendly

GLASGOW Rangers midfielder Joe Aribo is the surprise package in the list of 23 players Super eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has invited to camp to prosecute the September 10 friendly game against Ukraine in the southern city of Dnipro.

 

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Fulani herdsmen turn on each other in Owerri as dispute over cows leads to brutal stabbing

TWO Fulani herdsmen turned on each other in the town of Agbala in Owerri North Local Government Area of Imo State stabbing each other brutally leading to them having to be rushed to the nearby Owerri Federal Medical Centre.

 

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Zamfara re-introduces Sharo cultural festival to rehabilitate repentant Fulani bandits

GOVERNOR Bello Matawalle of Zamfara State has re-introduced an event called the Sharo Cultural Festival created to embrace repentant Fulani armed bandits and integrate them back into society as part of the peace programme aimed at ending the continuous bloodshed.

 

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Rohr invites Fortuna Dusseldorf's teenage keeper Maduka Okoye to camp for Ukraine friendly

SUPER Eagles manager Gernot Rohr has invited Fortuna Dusseldorf teenage goalkeeper Maduka Okoye to camp for the forthcoming friendly game against Ukraine taking place at Dnipro on September 10.

 

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Indian Shiite movement Anjuman e-Haideri offers to bear the cost of El-Zakzaky's medical treatment

INDIA'S Shiite organisation Anjuman e-Haideri has offered to bear the full costs of the medical treatment of Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) and his wife Zeenat while they are in their country.

 

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Governor Zulum of Borno State offers Sambisa Forest as a cattle colony for Ruga programme

GOVERNOR Babagana Zulum of Borno State has offered to make large swathes of Sambisa Forest available to Fulani cattle herdsmen so they can open livestock colonies there to breed cows and end the ongoing menace of open grazing across the country.

 

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Do these SSAs actually have a role or are they just a bunch of paid sycophants and praise singers?

By Ayo Akinfe 

(1) Over the last week, most of our governors have finally gotten round to forming their cabinets almost three months after being elected. Why it has taken them so long is beyond me but at least they are finally getting there. By the end of August, most states should have their cabinets in place 

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England step up wooing of Ademola Lookman amid fears that he may opt for the Super Eagles

ENGLAND has stepped up efforts to secure the services of RB Leipzig striker Ademola Lookman over the last few days after the player indicated that he may be willing to switch his allegiance to Nigeria at senior international level.

 

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