Mikel gets free attacking role

The Chelsea holding midfielder rolled back the years when he was given a free attacking role in midfield by coach Samson Siasia as Nigeria won a bronze medal at last month’s Rio Olympics. The Eagles skipper will score a goal and prompt several attacking forays at Rio 2016. Rohr had initially planned for Mikel to…

Ondo Poll: Another APC aspirant withdraws from race, backs Abraham

Ahead of today’s primary election of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, another aspirant, Mr. Derin Adesida yesterday withdrew from the race to clinch the ticket of the party. Adesida, who represented Akure South/Akure North federal constituency between 2007 and 2011 at the House of Representatives lawmaker said he opted out of the race…

Buhari hails Zuckerberg for inspiring Nigerian youths

Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of social networking website, Facebook, Mark Elliot Zuckerberg, yesterday found an admirer in President Muhammadu Buhari on account of his simplicity. Zuckerberg yesterday hurried back to Nigeria from Kenya after an earlier visit to keep an appointment with Buhari. The president told Zuckerberg, who visited him at the Presidential Villa,…

Ondo Poll: Another APC aspirant withdraws from race, backs Abraham

Ahead of tomorrow’s governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, another aspirant, Mr. Derin Adesida has withdrawn from the race to clinch the ticket of the party. Adesida, who was the former House of Representatives lawmaker between 2007 and 2011, said he dropped his ambition in order to support another aspirant,…

Ondo Poll: Another APC aspirant withdraws from race

Ahead of Saturday’s primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, another aspirant, Mr. Derin Adesida Friday withdrew from the race to clinch the ticket of the party. Adesida, who was the former House of Representatives lawmaker between 2007 and 2011 said he dropped his ambition in order to support another aspirant,…

Wikki, Enyimba Share Points

Nigeria league leaders Wikki and champions Enyimba both failed in must-win matches to further throw wide open the title race on Wednesday. Wikki are still on top of the table on 54 points, while Enyimba moved up to fifth on the table on 49 points with a game in hand on the back of a…

Akintelure, Akinyinka back Abraham for APC ticket

Two aspirants yesterday stepped down for Dr Olusegun Abraham in the bid for Ondo State All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship candidate ticket. Mr Akinnola Akinyinka (Ondo Central) and Dr Paul Akintelure(Ondo South) announced that they had dropped out of the race to back Abraham to pick the ticket in tomorrow’s primary. Akintelure, the running mate…

Bring Back Our History

SIR: A man is the history of his breaths and thoughts, acts, atoms and wounds, love, indifference and dislikes; also of his race and nation, the soil that fed him and his forbears, the stones and sands of his familiar places, long-silenced battles and struggles of conscience, of the smiles of girls and the slow…

Why Boroffice should be APC candidate

A former governorship aspirant on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State, Mr. Olaoluwa Adeyeye has the party to support the gubernatorial aspiration Senator Ajayi Boroffice in order to win the November election. Speaking  with The Nation, the Akure-born lawyer said he decided to throw his weight behind Borofice because the…

Life-changing Things To Do This September

Largely regarded as the first in the line of “ember” months, September ushers in the last quarter of the year.  Despite the heavy downpours and waterlogged thoroughfares, we at Jumia Travel are super excited to welcome the month as it not only heralds a chain of festivals, shows and celebrations as well as offer a prime opportunity…

Edo State is a blessing to Nigeria – Obaseki

In a press release issued by his Campaign Organisation in the state capital, Obaseki affirmed that he joined the governorship race because of the bountiful endowments of the State which he hoped to harness, if elected, for the development of the State The post Edo State is a blessing to Nigeria – Obaseki appeared first…