Costa Rica will play the Netherlands in the quarter-finals of the World Cup after defeating Greece on penalties. The game had finished 1-1 after normal time following Sokratis Papastathopoulos's injury-time equaliser for Greece. Bryan Ruiz had side-footed Costa Rica into the...
As Adenuga splashes $250,000 on team President Goodluck Jonathan, on Sunday lifted the spirits of the Super Eagles, when he said all their outstanding Brazil 2014 World Cup appearance fees have been ordered cleared by Sports Minister, Hon Tammy Danagogo. He...
World football-governing body, FIFA, has turned down a request by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) to honour Captain Joseph Yobo on his 100th cap-day against France in Brasilia. Should he be picked for the match by Coach Stephen Keshi, it...
Klaas Jan Huntelaar scored from the spot in stoppage time as Netherlands recorded a dramatic victory over Mexico to reach the World Cup quarter-finals. The Dutch were a goal down with two minutes of normal time left when Wesley Sneijder...
African champions, Nigeria have the quality to torpedo France from the 2014 FIFA World Cup, so says President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Aminu Mohammed Maigari. The 58-year-old football chief has presided over Nigeria football for the past four...
She’s hot, sexy, endowed and talented. That is vo­luptuous screen diva Cossy Orjiakor aka Nutty Queen. She recently showed a not-so-accommo­dating part of her when she speaks on the circum­stances leading to her break-up with her ex-boy­friend. She says...
Our Historical Link with Ile-Ife The town is unique not just because it is an ancient community but also because it hosts the popular Lagos State University (LASU), Ojo. The Royal Majesty Oba Galib Adeniyi Rufai, Adeife 1, the Olojo...
Twenty-nine-years-old Nigerian, Mr. Lateef Adedoja, claiming to be a British citizen and operating as a big time fraudster in Dubai, in the United Arab Emirate has been arrested by police authorities in Dubai. Adedoja presents himself as the Managing Direc­tor/Chief...
STATE BY STATE LAGOS Akunyili: Nigeria Has Lost a Patriot, Says NIPR Boss The President and Chairman, Gov­erning Council of the Nigerian In­stitute of Public Relations (NIPR), Dr. Rotimi Oladele, has joined other Nigerians to express condolence on the death of the...
EDITORIAL Lessons from Ekiti Governorship Poll Fora nation that sees Ekiti and Osun states’ elections as test cases for the success or oth­erwise of its 2015 election, the successful and peaceful conduct of June 21 governorship election is a sig­nal that...