Fashola presents Handover Notes to Ambode

Kazeem Ugbodaga Lagos governor-elect, Akinwunmi Ambode and Governor Babatunde Fashola Lagos state governor, Babatunde Fashola presented handover notes to governor-elect, Akinwunmi Ambode ahead of the official inauguration ceremony to usher in a new administration.

Unilorin undergraduate dies, as teaching hospital workers’ strike persists


The ongoing strike in University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital, UITH, Ilorin, Kwara State, has led to the untimely death of a female student of the university, who was rushed there on emergency. The post Unilorin undergraduate dies, as teaching hospital workers’ strike persists appeared first on Vanguard News.

NSC DG congratulates Oshoala, NFF

The Director General, National Sports Commission, Mallam Alhassan Yakmut has congratulated Super Falcons forward Asisat Oshoala for emerging the British Broadcasting Corporation Women’s Player of the Year. Yakmut who also congratulated the Nigerian Football Federation for assisting the player achieve the enviable feat said, “Nigerians and the National Sports Commission

Imoke lauds Cross Rivers CSDP

Cross River State Governor, Sen. Liyel Imoke, has said that the state’s Comprehensive Sports Development Programme is intended to bring back the glory of sports and reposition the country in local, national and international tournaments.

Dynamo Moscow to sign Emenike

Dinamo Moscow are on the verge of signing Fenerbahçe striker Emmanuel Emenike according to Haber 7. The Nigerian international has fallen out of favour with Fenerbahçe fans and the board after a poor season by his standards.

Congratulations! Uche Jombo is now a mum

Actress Uche Jombo is now a Mum!! Uche and her Husband welcomed their son Matthew on May 28th, 2015. She shared this photo of her son's legs with the message below on her FB and IG pages.

B.Unit,Yomi Queens win MRS Kids Cup

B.Unit of Surulere and Yomi Queens of Ajah on Wednesday emerged winners of the 3rd MRS under-12 Boys and under-16 Girls Soccer Championship respectively at the Campos Stadium in Lagos The Surulere team defeated Solution Boys of Apapa 3-2 via penalties after both sides had played 2-2 in regulation time.

Uche linked with Monterrey

Nigerian striker Ikechukwu Uche could be on his way to Mexico to play in the Liga MX as reports in Spain link him to Tigres de Monterrey. The Villarreal forward did not travel with the Yellow Submarines to Australia where they will play two friendlies, in Adelaide and Brisbane, further

StarTimes gets rights to World Cup games

Pay-TV company, StarTimes, says it has secured rights to broadcast live games from various FIFA World Cup competitions in Nigeria. The games are the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand between May 30 and June 20,the FIFA Women’s World Cup Canada 2015 between June 6 and July 5, and

NBBF names 12 for Afrobasket women

The quartet of Regina Ilonumbe of First Bank basketball team, Christiana Isaac of IGP Queens, Juliet Currency of Dolphins and Morocco-based Grace Okonkwo has been excluded from D’Tigress squad that will face Ivory Coast in the Zone 3 qualifiers for the FIBA Africa Championship for Women holding from June 4

Mabo backs Okon over Falcons list

Former Super Falcons coach, Ismaila Mabo, has said the final list of 23 players released by coach Edwin Okon has the potential to surprise the world. Okon on Wednesday released the list which had regulars, Asisat Oshoala, Perpetua Nkwocha, Evelyn Nwabuoku and Desire Oparanozie among others.

Gateway drag Akwa Starlets to Ilaro

Gateway United have announced a change in venue for their Week 3 Nigeria National League home match against Akwa Starlets of Uyo this weekend. According to the General Manager of the club, Adetunji Onatolu, the tie will be played at the Gateway International Staduim in Ilaro instead of the club’s

Attract fans with elite players, Dikko tells clubs

Glo Premier League clubs have been asked to take advantage of the Elite Players Scheme introduced by the League Management Company since 2014 season to inject Nigerian players with specified national team caps as part of strategies to rekindle greater following for the domestic league as well as attract sponsors

Diamond, Raptors win Youth Alive Basketball League

Diamond Basketball Academy and Raptors Basketball Academy both of Lagos have won the 2015 Lagos Youth Alive Community Junior Basketball League finals held at the Rowe Park, Lagos on Wednesday. Raptors beat Hope 4 Girls 19-18 in the girls’ U-19 final, while Del Academy lost 21-18 to Diamond in the

No player is indispensable – Iheanacho

Manchester City forward Kelechi Iheanacho has rated the Flying Eagles high ahead of the FIFA U-20 World Cup in New Zealand. He tells Africanfootball.com his targets at the tournament.

How Buhari’ll play his politics


By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor How Nigeria’s new president will play his politics is a sort of mystery to many people including his close aides. However, almost everyone agrees that the advent of the Buhari era in Nigeria’s democratic dispensation will bring a change to the way and manner former