May 28, 2017

Nigerian Federal Government sacks all NCAA Directors

Follow Us The Federal Government has approved the sack of all the directors in the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) with immediate effect. All nine directors were dismissed by the Minister of State for Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika. Those affected are: Alhaji Salawu Ozigi (Director of Finance and Accounts), Dr. Joyce Nkemakolam (Director of Aerodrome […]

ROMEO OKWARA: A NEW NIGERIAN NIGHTMARE IN THE NFL?

Follow Us       Is Romeo Okwara the new Nigerian nightmare in the National Football League?  Born of Nigerian parentage in Charlotte, NC, Okwara is the undrafted DE for the New York Giants, and with the 6 ft 5 inblocking of a punt last week, he is already being touted as a force to reckon with […]

FULL TEXT OF REMARKS BY PRESIDENT OBAMA AT THE DEDICATION OF THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY AND CULTURE

THE PRESIDENT: James Baldwin once wrote, “For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard.” For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard.

FIRST AFRICAN-ANERICAN MUSEUM OPENS IN WASHINGTON, DC

Follow Us       Dibie Ike Michael with PRESS AGENCY The first African American president and president of the United States of America, Barack Obama has officially opened the first US national museum on African-American history in Washington, DC. Obama and his wife, Michelle Obama, on Saturday opened the new museum on the national […]

PARALYMIC GOLD MEDALISTS FROM IMO STATE, NIGERIA, REWARDED BY THE GOVERNOR WITH CASH AND CARS

Follow Us       Nigeria’s Imo State governor Owelle Rochas Okorocha has rewarded three Paralympic gold medallists from his state with gifts of cash and a car. Mr Okorocha hosted powerlifting gold medallists Roland Ezurike, Nwosu Ndidi and Josephine Orji at the state house in Owerri on Thursday. The governor then announced a cash gift of 1m naira ($3,100, £2,400) and a […]

FAMED FOOTBALLER SAMUEL ETO’O DROPPED BY CLUB AFTER RACISM COMMENT

Follow Us       Eto’o has scored 21 goals in 34 appearances for Antalyaspor and also had a short stint as interim player-manager Turkish club Antalyaspor have dropped Samuel Eto’o from their squad until further notice in a row over the striker’s comments on social media. Former Cameroon captain Eto’o, 35, wrote on his […]

NIGERIA LOSES TO GERMANY 0-2 IN OLYMPIC SEMI-FINALS

Follow Us         Germany defeated Nigeria in the semi-finals of the Olympic Football game today.  The Germans were the better side on the better team on the night in Sao Paulo as they defeated the African champions who will now settle for a bronze medal match Germany edged their way to a […]

FIRST BLACK TO EVER PLAY FOR LIVERPOOL SOOCER CLUB TURNS DOWN QUEEN’S HONOR

Follow Us       The first black soccer player for the British Liverpool soccer team, Howard Gayle, has turned down an MBE nomination from the Queen of England. The 58-year-old Toxteth-born footballer said it would be “a betrayal” to Africans who suffered at the hands of the British Empire. In a Facebook post published […]

OLYMPICS: NIGERIA UPSETS CROATIA IN BASKETBALL 90-76

Follow Us       Nigerian teams continue to soar above domestic adversity by continually outperforming in the Rio Olympics.  The Nigerian basketbal team defeated the much better prepared Croatia team by a score of 90-76. A win Saturday night would have virtually clinched a place in pool play for Croatia’s  Bojan Bogdanovic and his […]

NIGERIAN SUPER EAGLES CONTINUE TO SOAR DESPITE A CLUELESS GOVERNMENT

Follow Us           Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images The Nigerian Super Eagles continue to soar to victory after victory despite the stupidity of the Buhari appointed Minister of Sports Dalung.  Today, they beat Denmark 2-0, as their allowances were yet to be paid by the Sports ministry/  The coach said that he was […]

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