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November 18, 2017 7:47 AM CHAN 2018 draw: Nigeria faces Libya, Rwanda, Equatorial Guinea [Full Draw]

The draw for the 2018 African Nations Championship was done yesterday in Morocco. Nigeria was drawn in Group C alongside Libya, Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea. In 2014, Libya won the championship beating Ghana in the final, while last edition was hosted by Rwanda in 2016. Matches will be played in the city of Tangier, Morocco after the draw was held on Friday 13

November 16, 2017 1:16 PM Eagles to know CHAN opponents Friday

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), on Thursday, said that the Super Eagles would, on Friday, know their group phase opponents at the upcoming 5th African Nations Championship, in Morocco. The tournament will kick-off on January 13, 2018 in the North African nation. The NFF spokesman, Ademola Olajire, said in Lagos that the Confederation of African 20

November 1, 2017 7:06 PM CAF releases list of 30 finalists for African Player of the Year Award

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has named Super Eagles’ Victor Moses and William Troost-Ekong among 30 finalists for the 2017 CAF African Player of the Year Award. For the player of the year award meant for African players based in the continent, Junior Ajayi, who plays for Al Ahly football club of Egypt, is the only Nigerian on the list. The list released 18

November 1, 2017 5:37 PM Shatta Wale shows off his impressive awards collection and everyone is surprised

Ghana’s 'dancehall king', Charles Nii Armah Mensah aka Shatta Wale has wowed his social media fans by showing off his impressive collection of awards. The artiste who seems to be sharing his success with his fans on Wednesday afternoon took to his social media page to share a photo of his awards cabinet. The impressive photo shoot of the SM boss appears 33

November 1, 2017 5:05 PM N450m Fraud: Court Dismisses Alison-Madueke Application For Trial In Nigeria

Justice Rilwan Aikawa of the Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday dismissed an application brought by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke urging it to compel the federal government, to bring her back to Nigeria from the United Kingdom for lack of merit. Justice Rilwan Aikawa, in a ruling on the application filed 18

October 27, 2017 9:18 PM Buhari’s Scorecard: APC Over-Promised And Under-Delivered – Fasua

A policy and economic analyst, Mr Tope Fausa, has said that the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government has under-delivered to its campaign promises to Nigerians owing to them over-promising. He said this on Friday while appearing on Channels Television’s Politics Today. “I think that they over-promised and when you overpromise, you under-deliver 72

October 26, 2017 1:56 PM Biafra: IPOB reacts to Gowon’s claim that Ojukwu’s ‘lies’ caused civil war

The group insisted that history has it “documented on granite that Gowon reneged on Aburi Agreements” because he was allegedly “assured by a certain colonial power that Ojukwu’s people should be crushed militarily.” In a statement sent to DAILY POST, IPOB alleged that the same “colonial power would have unrestricted access to mindlessly exploitation 17

October 26, 2017 12:52 AM Sanusi calls for debate on restructuring

Emir of Kano and a former Governor of Central Bank of Nigeria, Lamido Sanusi, on Wednesday said there was a need for immediate dialogue on the clamoured restructuring of the country, saying “we cannot continue to live in denial of the need for restructuring.” According to Sanusi, a situation where between 80 and 90 per cent of the country’s revenue is used for the payment 20

October 25, 2017 12:13 PM Nigeria ranks among countries with least powerful passports

The Passport Index, done by Canada-based global consultancy Arton Capital, showed Nigerians can travel to 44 countries either without a visa at all or can have one issued on arrival. According to the Index, Djibouti and Congo with visa-free to 45 countries; Algeria (46); Liberia, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, and Burundi and Cameroon (47) are African countries 15

October 25, 2017 12:01 AM President Buhari returns to Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after participating in the 4th meeting of the Presidential Task Force on the ECOWAS Common Currency Programme, in Niamey, Republic of Niger. The President’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Bashir Ahmed, confirmed this development on his twitter handle on Tuesday in Abuja. Member-countries of the ECOWAS 27