NFF can’t pick players for me, Rohr insists

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr said he’s solely responsible for the invitation and selection of players for the national team. Speaking at an interactive session with sports editors in Lagos yesterday,Rohr said he had never been dictated to by the NFF technical committee on players to invite or used for matches. Although he admitted he […]

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Siasia joins race for Kenyan club, Gor Mahia

Former Nigeria national team coach Samson Siasia is among coaches who have applied for the vacant Gor Mahia job even as the record Kenyan champions brace for a tough Caf Champions League preliminary round first leg clash against Malawi champions Nyasa Bullets at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Wednesday. Siasia, 51, is remembered […]

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NCDC confirms yellow fever outbreak in Edo

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Saturday announced the outbreak of yellow fever in Edo. Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, Chief Executive Officer, NCDC, in Abuja in a statement, said that following the report of an outbreak of fever of unknown origin in four Local Government Areas, public health team commenced investigation on Nov. 21 […]

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Ortom vs Oshiomhole: Court fixes Dec. 7 for hearing

A Makurdi High Court, presided over by Justice Augustine Ityonyiman, on Friday, fixed December 7, 2018, for hearing of the preliminary objections in the N10 billion libel suit instituted by Governor Samuel Ortom against the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole. When the case came up, Barr. Samuel Irabor appeared […]

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FRSC flags off Ember month campaign in Bayelsa

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) has again declared that accidents during the ember months are caused by carelessness on the part of drivers and not due to any demonic spirits. Corps Marshal of the FRSC, Dr. Boboye Oyeyemi, who reeled out statistics indicating that 1,602 people perished in road accidents that occurred during the […]

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I’ll allow credible elections in 2019, says Buhari

 President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration is committed to the conduct of free, fair, credible and acceptable elections by the global community in 2019. President Buhari stated this, on Saturday, during the ceremony of participants of Senior Executive Course (SEC) No. 40 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), Kuru, Plateau State. […]

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Why we closed Makurdi airfield – NAF

Air Officer Commanding Tactical Air Command, AVM Oladayo Amao, has given reasons for the temporary closure of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) airfield housing the Makurdi Airport, in Makurdi, the Benue State capital. AVM Amao, in a chat with newsmen, on Saturday, allayed fears that the airfield might have been closed for unjustifiable reasons saying […]

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Why my films focus on mental health –Victor Okoye

In recent years, mental health issues have gotten some attention, following the out cry from international celebrities and top government officials. As a result, a medical expert, Dr. Victor Okoye Frank has devoted his knowledge to creating films that address mental health challenges. He is an award winning filmmaker, known for one his earliest works […]

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