MANU  Says NO Fear Over Sweden, As Hayatou Charges Eaglets To ‘Write Your Names in Gold’
Golden Eaglets’ Head coach Manu Garba (MFR) said he was confident that his wards would deliver the goods yet again in Tuesday’s semi-final decider against Sweden at the Rashid Stadium in Dubai. “All my life, I have never entertained any fear and I don’t even know what fear means,” posited a self-... Read more
Controversy Rage Over Alleged ExxonMobil Compensation in Akwa Ibom
  From: Eno Effiong Akpabio (Uyo) Controversy has continued to trail the on-going saga between ExxonMobil and its host communities in the Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria over an oil spill that occurred late last year in November in which the regulatory authorities claimed 300 barrels of crude oil leaked... Read more
Factional PDP Condemns Attempt by Police to Disrupt G7 Meeting, Says Reconciliation Welcome
The renegade faction of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned in strong terms what it said was a second attempt by the police to disrupt its G7 caucus meeting which took place on November 3, 2013, at the Kano State Governor’s Lodge in Asokoro, Abuja, where the faction had... Read more
MANU: Now or Never Against Uruguay, Mexican Referee For Uruguay- Nigeria Q-Final
  Golden Eaglets’ Head coach Manu Garba (MFR) says there won’t be any escape route for Uruguay when they meet for the first time at the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Sharjah Stadium on Saturday for a semi-final ticket at UAE 2013. The South Americans recently had an... Read more
‘My Own Side of The Story’
Being the defence put up by the Aviation Minister, Princess Stella Oduah at the House of Representatives, Abuja, Thursday, October 31, 2013.   1.1 Let me first and foremost apologise for my inability to honour your invitation to appear before you on the last day the public hearing held.... Read more
ICC Postpones Kenyan President’s Trial To February
The International Criminal Court on Thursday postponed the trial of Kenya’s president on crimes against humanity charges until February, but the African Union said that’s not enough time and stepped up pressure for a one-year deferral. The judges made the announcement while an AU ministerial delegation was meeting behind... Read more
NFF President, Maigari Leads Golden Eaglets to Sharjah As Encomiums Pour in
Alhaji Aminu Maigari, President of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday led the ‘super Golden Eaglets’ from Al Ain to the historic city of Sharjah-about 25 minutes drive off the commercial city of Dubai-ahead of their quarter-final match against Uruguay on Saturday. The journey which took about two-and-half hour... Read more
The Case Against Nigeria’s Aviation Minister
By Emeka Ugwuonye, Esquire It is important to speak professionally on this matter for a number of reasons. There is really no case against Ms. Stella Oduah, Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, in any real sense of the term. What there may be is a pent-up sense of frustration, which... Read more
Workshop Seeks Investments in Water Cooperation, More Dams for Effective Use of Nigeria’s Major Rivers
Diana Okon-Effiong, Calabar The National Water Conference has called for appropriate short, medium and long term investments in the sector, including the construction of more dams, to effectively utilise Nigeria’s major river systems. This was part of a 10-point resolution made available to our correspondent at the end of... Read more
Eket Communities Suspend Protests Against Exxon Mobil
The one-week old massive protest embarked upon by the people of the four Eket core oil producing communities in Akwa Ibom State of Nigeria against the operation of Exxon Mobil, has been suspended. A statement by representatives of the communities under the aegis of Eket Federal Constituency Vanguard said... Read more