OKOWA DECRIES DWINDLING FORTUNES OF FOOTBALL IN NIGERIA

Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Wednesday expressed deep concern over the dwindling fortunes of football in Nigeria. Okowa stated this at the 1st Delta State Football Summit The Summit with the Theme “Football as a tool for peace building and economic empowerment” organized by the Delta State Football Association (DFA), which held at Vacation Suites Asaba. Represented by the State Commissioner for Youth … Continue reading OKOWA DECRIES DWINDLING FORTUNES OF FOOTBALL IN NIGERIA

IGHALO MAKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SQUAD, AS MAN UTD RELEASE TEAM LIST

Nigeria international and Manchester United’s number 25, Odion Jude IGHALO, has made the 25-members Man Utd Champions League Squad, as the 25th player. The Man Utd Champions League Squad is: Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Lee Grant, Dean Henderson Defenders: Victor Lindelof, Eric Bailly, Harry Maguire, Luke Shaw, Timothy Fosu-Mensah, Alex Telles, Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Axel Tuanzebe Midfielders: Paul Pogba, Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, Fred, Bruno Fernandes, … Continue reading IGHALO MAKES CHAMPIONS LEAGUE SQUAD, AS MAN UTD RELEASE TEAM LIST

FUNDING OF PROJECTS NOT A PROBLEM IN RIVERS STATE, SAYS GOV WIKE; DIRECTS SPECIAL ADVISER ON REAL MADRID FOOTBALL ACADEMY TO COMMENCE SCREENING OF STUDENTS

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says his administration always sets funds aside for any project that it awards, adding that this is the reason why there would be no abandoned project in the State. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, disclosed that Governor Wike gave the explanation after inspecting the Junior Doctors’ Residential Quarters and the Real Madrid … Continue reading FUNDING OF PROJECTS NOT A PROBLEM IN RIVERS STATE, SAYS GOV WIKE; DIRECTS SPECIAL ADVISER ON REAL MADRID FOOTBALL ACADEMY TO COMMENCE SCREENING OF STUDENTS

CRISTIANO RONALDO SCORES 100TH INTERNATIONAL GOAL FOR PORTUGAL

Cristiano Ronaldo finally scored his 100th international goal for Portugal after nine months of waiting and then added one more to signal his quest to break the 108 international goals world record held by Ali Daei of Iran. The mercurial CR7 struck twice in Portugal’s 2-0 Nations League victory over Sweden on Tuesday, September 8, with milestone goal, the first of his two strikes, coming … Continue reading CRISTIANO RONALDO SCORES 100TH INTERNATIONAL GOAL FOR PORTUGAL

Info Commissioner Congratulates New Rivers SWAN Chairman, Calls for New Dawn in Sports Reportage

The Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communications, Pastor Paulinus Nsirim, has congratulated the newly elected Chairman of the Rivers State chapter of the Sports Writers’ Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Mr Jim Opiki over his election. A report by Soibi Max-Alalibo, SA on Media to the Hon Commissioner Ministry of Information and Communications, disclosed that welcoming the new SWAN Chairman, Pastor Nsirim urged him to … Continue reading Info Commissioner Congratulates New Rivers SWAN Chairman, Calls for New Dawn in Sports Reportage

N700m Fraud: Ize-Iyamu fails to appear in Court, As Judge’s absence stalls trial; case adjourned to July 7

The trial of Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu, Candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the September 19, gubernatorial election in Edo State and four others in the alleged N700 million fraud case preferred against them by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), was stalled on Thursday due to the absence of the trial judge, Justice Umar Garba. The case was adjourned to July 7, … Continue reading N700m Fraud: Ize-Iyamu fails to appear in Court, As Judge’s absence stalls trial; case adjourned to July 7

REAL MADRID ACADEMY TO COMMENCE NEW ACADEMIC SESSION IN SEPTEMBER, 2020 – Gov. Wike

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Ezenwo Wike says the Real Madrid Football Academy in the state will be completed in August this year. This will enable the Academy to start full academic activities in September. The new deadline is predicated on the fact that the contractors claimed to have lost 28 days because of the COVID-19 pandemic. A statement by Paulinus Nsirim, Rivers State Commissioner for … Continue reading REAL MADRID ACADEMY TO COMMENCE NEW ACADEMIC SESSION IN SEPTEMBER, 2020 – Gov. Wike