June 9, 2020

Popular sports gaming site,, is asking those interested to stake their money on whether or not Bola Tinubu will run for the highest office in the land come 2023. The 2023 elections in Nigeria are still three years away but the political actors have begun scheming on how to grab power. With several Past State Governors already positioning and posturing to contest the 2023 elections, a lot of rumors…


Fifa Finally Confirms Adamu’s Ban

The Fifa Appeal Committee, under the chairmanship of judge Larry Mussenden has confirmed the decisions taken by the Ethics Committee on 17 November 2010 regarding the bans on Reynald Temarii and Amos Adamu. Both men who were at the time Fifa vice-president and Fifa Executive Committee member – for a breach of the Fifa Code of Ethics. In addition, the Appeal Committee has partially upheld the appeals of Slim Aloulou,…

February 5, 2011

Enyeama Voted The Sport Person Of The Year

Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama was on Sunday voted the Sports Person of the Year at The Future Awards in Lagos. Nigeria’s under 20 women’s team, the Falconets claimed the Team of the Year award. The increasingly influential awards ceremony, which is in its sixth iteration, recognises outstanding young Nigerian people in all fields of endeavour. Enyeama was Nigeria’s stand out performer in an abysmal year for the Super Eagles, winning…

February 1, 2011

Legendary Sam Ibiam:Nigeria’s First Goalkeeper

With the death of Skipper Richard Etim Henshaw just four days after Nigeria, against all odds, qualified for the 2010 World Cup, perhaps the only surviving member of the pioneer Nigeria national team, the famed 1949 UK Tourists, is Goalkeeper Sam Ibiam Henshaw. Henshaw is a man of history, who was not just the first national skipper, but also the first skipper to lift the national cup. He died on…

January 18, 2011

Nigeria Football Federation Announced Siasia Officially

After several weeks of wait, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) finally unveiled its new head coach for its men’s national team, Samson Siasia, in a ceremony held at the Abuja National Stadium on Wednesday. President of the football federation, Aminu Maigari, told the gathering of administrators and journalists that the process that threw up Siasia as the country’s national team coach was transparent. “We adopted the best process to make…

December 2, 2010

Nigeria Premier League Chairman To Be Decided

The dispute for the chairmanship of the Nigeria Premier League (NPL) could be decided once and for all on Wednesday when the Executive Committee of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) meets at the Glass House in Abuja. Former Bayelsa United chairman, Victor Baribote Rumson, has been locked in a battle with the NPL chairman, Davidson Owumi, after an arbitration panel chaired by Professor Oye Ibidapo Obe nullified the election of…

November 29, 2010