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The Need For a Historic Peace.

  Peace is the sine qua non to the interpersonal relationship and human co-existence. It is, indeed, a priceless, undeniable recipe for socio-political and cultural development and prosperity. Both on the personal and interpersonal levels, we hardly can achieve much without peace. On the other hand, conflicts can lead to unnecessary destruction – personally and internationally. However, some have equally argued that it takes conflicts, for example, war, to bring peace. Perhaps, that may be, in some cases, true,…

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Okagbare smashes 200m African record

  Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor on Saturday raced home ahead of the pack in record-smashing fashion in the 200m event at the Wes Kittley Invitational at the Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas, USA. She not only become the world leader in the event so far this year but also smashed the 22.07 seconds African record set by her compatriot, Mary Onyali some 22 years ago at the Wetklasse Grand Prix in Zurich, Switzerland. It was Okagbare’s opening race of the…

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Nigeria beat Poland 1-0

The Super Eagles on Friday defeated the Poland 1-0 in a friendly match played in Wrocalw, Poland. The Eagles won the encounter with a lone goal scored by Victor Moses. Moses’ second-half penalty came after much pressure and attempts on goal by the Poles at the Stadion Miejski Wroclaw. Eagles found less attacking opportunities at that stage. Poland got the game’s first attempt, as Robert Lewandowski struck the upright with Francis Uzoho in goal for Nigeria well beaten. Lewandowski again…

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Fans To Pay $55 To Watch Nigeria/Poland Match

Football fans will pay between $55 and $63 for the tickets to watch the Super Eagles take on Poland at the Municipal Stadium in Wroclaw, Poland on Friday, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. There are also other tickets for the game going from $56 and $58 as stated at viagogo.com. The detail report indicates that there are only 33 tickets left on sale as at Wednesday. The game against a Polish team powered by Robert Lewandowski is Nigeria’s first in the series…

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Africa And The Social – Political Hiccups

Africa is a continent blessed with enormous beauty, nature, and incredible opportunities. However, it is equally synonymous with ups and downs. It can be a place, where the word “surprise” means nothing because the everyday life of an average Africa is an epitome of surprises. More than that, Africa has become a continent of skepticism and distrust. The citizens hardly trust their elected leaders who constantly disappointed and lied to them for the personal aggrandizement of the leaders. That…

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Eagles Camp Opens in Wroclaw, Poland

The camp of the Super Eagles will open in the Polish city of Wroclaw on Monday, ahead of Nigeria’s friendly match against of Poland or the Bialo-Czerwoni (White and Red) or Eagles, as the Polish national team is known. The two Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup-bound teams will play at the 43,000-capacity Stadium Wroclaw on Friday, 23rd March. Nigeria’s 28-man playing squad also remains together for the second friendly against equally Russia 2018-bound Serbia, at The Hive, London (home…

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$2.8m Will Soon Be Ready For Super Eagles World Cup Outing – Pinnick

The President of Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, has said the sum of $2.8 million needed for the Super Eagles for their World Cup campaign in Russia should be available by end of April. The football boss announced this on Friday at the inauguration of Odu’a Football Leagues at the Western Nigeria Football Forum office, Cocoa House, Ibadan in the South-west region of Nigeria. He said the federation had been working very hard to get the money ready, adding…

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The Boko Haram Insurgency and the Urgent Need for a Lasting Solution

The latest kidnap of 110 innocent schoolgirls from a school in the town of Dapchi in the North East of Nigeria on Monday by the Boko Haram terrorist group, has increasingly put incredible pressure on the Nigerian government, to take a decisive action aimed at bringing an end the Boko Haram insurgency. The recent audacity of Boko Haram is indeed a big blow and challenge to President Muhammadu Buhari, a former army general and an ex-Military Head of State,…

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Nigeria beat Uganda 102-86 in World Cup qualifier

Returnee Michael James Efevberha hit 20 points and gave 6 assists while Ike Diogu shot 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds as Nigeria defeated Uganda 102-86 in FIBA Basketball World Cup qualifying match played in Bamako, Mali on Friday, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports. The Ugandans had started off very well winning the first quarter 17-11 before Nigeria recovered at 36-29 in the next quarter. D’Tigers would go on to win the remaining two quarters at 28-20 and 27-20 as the East…

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Fortuna Sittard suspends Sunday Oliseh

Netherlands’ second tier side Fortuna Sittard have suspended a former Nigeria coach Sunday Oliseh for what the club calls “unacceptable actions.” The Nigerian has responded in very strong terms insisting he was unjustly suspended for being professional in his dealings. The club statement released on Wednesday said the foremer Super Eagles captain has been put on “non-active” duties, stopping short of saying he has been sacked. The statement adds, “Several attempts by the club to encourage a change in…

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Africa And Birth Control: From Boom To Doom

Lack of Family planning is one of the biggest challenges facing Africa today. It leads to socio-economic doom. So are the health problems associated with lack of family planning enormous. Ironically, Africans are so much emotionally attached to children, but sadly, the worst thing you can do to a child is to bring them into the world without taking good and proper care of them. Every child deserves the unconditional love of the parents and that includes being able…

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