• Super Falcons Onome Ebi Undergoes Successful Arm Surgery (Photos)

    Super Falcons Onome Ebi Undergoes Successful Arm Surgery (Photos)

    Nigerian football defender, Onome Ebi has undergone a successful surgery at the National Hospital Abuja. The 33-year-old footballer, who currently plays for FC Minsk in the Belarusian Premier League took to her Instagram page yesterday, to share a photo after the surgery:

    “Thank you Lord God for safe surgery, receive all thy glory in Jesus name Amen” Here is wishing her a speedy

  • Senate orders NFF to pay Super Falcons owed allowances

    Senate orders NFF to pay Super Falcons owed allowances

    The Senate on Wednesday condemned the inability of the Nigeria Football Federation to pay the protesting Super Falcons their entitlements, asking the sports ministry and the Nigeria Football Federation to pay the players immediately.

    The lawmakers lamented the trend of maltreatment of Nigerian athletes before, during and after international competitions.

    The Falcons had won the African Women’s Cup of Nations for the eighth time in Cameroon on Saturday.

    But they have yet to be paid their allowances and bonuses as the NFF said […]

  • Amaju Pinnick snubbed us in Cameroon, we will embarrass NFF, claims Super Falcons

    Amaju Pinnick snubbed us in Cameroon, we will embarrass NFF, claims Super Falcons

    Super Falcons players have revealed how President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), Amaju Pinnick, snubbed them in Cameroon.

    Florence Omagbemi’s ladies defeated the hosts 1-0, to clinch a record 10th African championship. But the squad have been holed up in an Abuja hotel, since they returned to the country, as they wait for the federation to pay their entitlements.

    The NFF has already promised to pay the players, although the football house admitted funds are not available at the moment.

    However the […]

  • Oyedepo prophesies harsher economic challenges for Nigeria

    Oyedepo prophesies harsher economic challenges for Nigeria

    Dr. David Oyedepo, the Presiding Bishop of the Living Faith Church Worldwide, has warned Nigerians to expect harsher economic challenges  therefore, urging them to draw closer to God, if they wanted to survive the impending tough times.

    Oyedepo said this while speaking during the opening session of the annual Shiloh programme of his church in Ota, Ogun State on Tuesday.

    “It looks tough presently but it’s going to get tougher in the days to come. Obedience to the terms of covenant will […]

  • Falcons bonuses ; FG blames recession for non-payment

    Falcons bonuses ; FG blames recession for non-payment

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday waded into the embarrasing episode of non-payment of the Super Falcons players’ match bonuses.

    The bonuses are due to the female players after they won the African Women Nations Cup in Cameroon at the weekend, but the FEC discussed the matter at its meeting chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari and blamed the failure to pay the ladies on the prevailing “biting economic situation”.

    Reports emerged that the players refused to vacate their hotel rooms in Abuja […]

  • We will address delay in payment of Super Falcons, says Lai Mohammed

    We will address delay in payment of Super Falcons, says Lai Mohammed

    The Federal Government on Wednesday in Abuja pledged to examine the delays over the payment of the allowances and bonuses of the victorious Super Falcons by the Nigerian Football Federation.

    The Super Falcons won the just concluded African Women’s Cup of Nations after beating hosts Cameroon 1-0 in the final of the competition.

    The victorious Super Falcons were reported to have embarked on a sit-in protest at an Abuja hotel over the non-payment of their allowances and bonuses.

    The Minister of Information and […]

  • Experts: How to sustain Nigeria’s $68bn telecoms sector

    Experts: How to sustain Nigeria’s $68bn telecoms sector

    The Nigerian telecoms sector has indeed witnessed astronomical growth in telephony access and data penetration. Today, active telephone lines are well over 150 million with close to 100 million Nigerians having access to the Internet. The country’s teledensity is put at 109 per cent with investment in the sector put at over $68 billion.

    The impact of telecoms sector on other sectors such as banking, e-commerce, agriculture, education, oil and gas and so on and the volume of jobs the sector […]

  • Lenovo finally opens first brand store in ​​Nigeria

    Lenovo finally opens first brand store in ​​Nigeria

    Lenovo Nigeria and Slot Systems have partnered to operate the first ever brand retail store in Nigeria.

    The store, which is located at the popular Computer Village in Ikeja, Lagos will cater for Lenovo laptops, desktop, All-in-One, smartphones and accessories

    The opening of the brand store is a statement of intent and further confirms Lenovo’s commitment to the Nigerian market and its customers. The store was set up with the aim of providing customers with an outlet where they can get all […]

  • Viber, WhatsApp, others adversely affecting our business in Nigeria, says MTN

    Viber, WhatsApp, others adversely affecting our business in Nigeria, says MTN

    The Chief Executive Officer, CEO, of MTN Nigeria, Mr. Ferdinand Moolman, has disclosed that the activities of ‘over-the-top’ companies like WhatsApp, Viber have adverse effects on its business and affects the sustainability of Nigeria’s telecommunications industry.

    Moolman stated this yesterday while highlighting factors affecting Nigeria’s telecommunications industry, at a hearing convened by Senate Committee on Communications. The hearing chaired by the vice-chairman of the committee, Adeola Olamilekan, was organised following the now suspended data tariff hike by the Nigerian Communications Commission, […]

  • See the Fully Air Conditioned Keke Napep Set to Hit the Streets of Nigeria (Photo)

    See the Fully Air Conditioned Keke Napep Set to Hit the Streets of Nigeria (Photo)

    Nigerians using Keke Napep as a means of transportation might be in for surprises as air conditioned tricycles are set to hit the streets of Nigeria soon.

    Transportation in Nigeria is about to be redefined as the Young Business Leaders of Nigeria revealed that a ‘Super Keke Napep’ is about to hit the streets of Nigeria. This is unlike the regular Keke Napep as it comes fully air conditioned to give comfort and pleasure to the people.

    The picture of the innovative […]

  • Why we’re yet to pay Super Falcons – NFF opens up

    Why we’re yet to pay Super Falcons – NFF opens up

    The Nigeria Football Federation has opened up on the reason why it is yet to pay players and officials of the Super Falcons all their entitlements for winning the Women Africa Cup of Nations.

    While speaking with the victorious players of the senior women national team, Super Falcons and officials at the Agura Hotel in Abuja on Tuesday, the General Secretary of the Nigeria Football (NFF), Mohammed Sanusi, disclosed that the Federation was not happy owing players and coaches as he […]