END OF AN ERA: Issa Hayatu Voted Out, Ahmad Ahmad New CAF President

END OF AN ERA: Issa Hayatu Voted Out, Ahmad Ahmad New CAF President

Madagascar’s Ahmad Ahmad has won the CAF Presidential elections, defeating Cameroon’s Issa Hayatou who has been in power since 1988 (29 years). Ahmad won the election 34 to Hayatou’s 20. For nearly 30 years, Cameroonian, Issa Hayatou, has been the head of the Confederation of African Football and a top FIFA executive. Today at the general assembly in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Hayatou faced a tough election challenge in his attempt for an 8th term in…

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SPORTS: CAF Election, Nigeria Throws Support Behind Issa Hayatou

SPORTS: CAF Election, Nigeria Throws Support Behind Issa Hayatou

The Federal Government has reiterated the resolution for Nigeria to throw its weight on the candidacy of Issa Hayatou for the Confederation of Africa Football (CAF). The presidency said that the decision was based on political, diplomatic and national interests. Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Barr Solomon Dalung, who made the disclosure during a media parley to announce the 2018 Commonwealth Games Queen’s Baton Relay billed to arrive Nigeria on April 4, 2017, in…

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SPORTS: Christiano Ronaldo Is Expecting Twin Boys

SPORTS: Christiano Ronaldo Is Expecting Twin Boys

Real Madrid forward, Cristiano Ronaldo is set to father twin baby boys by a surrogate mother in the USA.The Daily Mail reports that a source close to the 32-year-old has told his family and close friends that he is expecting his baby twins to be flown to his £5million mansion on the outskirts Madrid when they are born. “Cristiano and his family can’t wait to meet the new members of their clan,” the source said.“He…

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SPORTS: Mikel Obi Converted To Central Defender In China

SPORTS: Mikel Obi Converted To Central Defender In China

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel impressed in a new position as a central defender yesterday as Tianjin Teda were held to a goalless draw by Jiangsu Suning at Nanjing Olympic Sports Center. Tianjin Teda coach Jaime Pacheco was worried that his team conceded so many goals during their warm-up games in pre-season, and Mikel had to be drafted into the central defense in some of the matches. Yesterday, the former Chelsea star was partnered…

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BREAKING: Minister of Sport and Youth Development , Solomon Dalung loses beloved wife

BREAKING: Minister of Sport and Youth Development , Solomon Dalung loses beloved wife

The Nigeria Minister of Sport and Youth Development , Mr Solomon Dalung has just lost his wife to the cold hands of death. Mr Dalung made this announcement through his official Facebook page “I AM BEREAVED:  For it is appointed for man to live thereafter comes death and judgement says the Holy Bible. While in the Quran, it states  that is appointed that every soul shall test death. My heart is heavy, I can not…

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Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi resumes at Leicester City

Nigeria’s Wilfred Ndidi resumes at Leicester City

Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, has resumed fully at Leicester City after he was officially unveiled on Thursday by the reigning Premier League champions. Ndidi trained with the Foxes on Thursday and is set to do that again on Friday even as Coach Claudio Ranieri mutes an early debut for his new Nigerian acquisition. Ranieri said on Leicester City official website: “We’re very happy to have Ndidi here – he’s an impressive player with a…

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Tennis: Nigeria makes impressive start in Togo tournament

Tennis: Nigeria makes impressive start in Togo tournament

Nigeria began its quest for the defence of the 2017 ITF/CAT African Junior Championship West and Central Africa qualifiers in an impressive note with most of its players securing victories in their opening matches on Wednesday at the tournament holding in Lome, Togo. Wilson Igbinovia was the first among the Nigerians in action to bag a victory by beating Maiga Quattara of Burkina Faso 6-1, 6-2 in the boy’s 16 and under category. It was…

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CSNAC Asks EFCC To Investigate Army General

CSNAC Asks EFCC To Investigate Army General

The Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC), a coalition of over 150 anti-corruption organizations, has urged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to immediately investigate a Brigadier General of the Nigerian Army, Umaru Mohammed, over an alleged multi-billion naira fraud. The petition, which was signed by the coalition’s national chairman, Mr. Olanrewaju Suraju, said CSNAC is availing the anti-graft agency additional materials submitted to the Network by concerned citizens over the alleged fraudulent practices…

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