AFCON 2019: Bafana Bafana Gears For Super Eagles Clash

By Akinwale Kasali With less than two weeks to the 2019 African Cup of Nations Qualifiers match between Stuart Baxter led Bafana Bafana of South Africa and three time AFCON champions, The Super Eagles of Nigeria, the coach of the former apartheid country is not leaving any stone unturned as he has named a strong 23-man squad that will trade tackles with Gernot Rohr side in Pretoria on Saturday November, 17th, to know who tops Group E. The Southern Africa country had earlier defeated the Super Eagles 2-0 at the…

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Ekweremadu Raises Alarm, Says Assassins Are After Him And His Family

By Akinwale Kasali Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has alleged that assassins are after his life and that of his entire household. The Enugu born politiican told the media that his wife and child escaped assassionation by a whisker on Monday, 5th November, 2018 around 4pm. According to the statement made available to the media by the Special Adviser on Media to Ekweremadu, Mr Uche Anichukwu, said the armed men evaded the security at Ekweremadu’s Apo Legislative Quarters, Abuja residence to gain entry into his house. “The attackers, who could not…

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WBC Boxer, Daghio, Dies In The Ring

By Akinwale Kasali He never saw it coming, neither was it predicted that he was going to meet his death on the turf where he eke his livelihood. Christian Daghio was  knocked unconscious during a fight in Thailand. The 49-year-old, who had won seven world titles during his career, was knocked out twice in the final round of his WBC Asia title fight against Don Parueang last month, reports. After his second knockdown, Daghio was immediately treated by medical staff inside the ring but didn’t get up. The Italian had…

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$3.5Bn NNPC Subsidy Under Investigation

By Akinwale Kasali The Senate has set up an AD-HOC committee to investigate the $3.5bn NNPC subsidy money, and to ascertain what the money was used for. This disclosure was made in a tweet on the verified Twitter handle of The Nigerian Senate, @NGRSenate. “Senator Bassey Akpan cited Orders 43 and 95 and drew the attention of the Senate to the various emails and complaints from the general public on the unauthorised withdrawal of $3.5bn by NNPC from the NLNG account,” the Senate added. “I ask that the Senate Committee…

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Main Reason APC Moved Against Okorocha

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu It has emerged that the alarming unpopularity of Imo state Governor, Rochas Okorocha among the people of the state and its possible spiral effects on candidates presented by the governor for next year’s elections was the main reason the All Progressives Congress, APC moved against him and his Son- in- Law, Uche Nwosu by refusing to forward the latter’s name to the Independent National Electoral commission, INEC as APC gubernatorial candidate for the state. Hawks in the party are even said to be mulling substitution of the…

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