We missed Mikel against Senegal – Rohr

March 26, 2017 Administrator 0
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By Omobolaji Oyegunle, LONDON –  Nigeria’s Super Eagles manager  Gernot  Rohr has stated that  the team missed the service and experience of Mikel Obi, during their friendly match against Senegal last week. He told Prompt News Online in an exclusive on Saturday at the team’s hotel in London, that they really felt Obi’s absence during …

NCAA Sanctions Airline For Airspace Violation

March 26, 2017 Administrator 0
NCAA Sanctions Airline For Airspace Violation

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has applied the requisite sanction on Lyxor International, a non – schedule general aviation operator. NCAA, General Manager, Public Relations, Sam Adurogboye said in a statement Sunday this action by the Regulatory Authority was a consequence of the operator severally violating the terms of its approved flight clearances for […]

Agric Sector Can Generate over 40 Million Jobs With Quality Seeds- Dogara

March 26, 2017 Administrator 0
Agric Sector Can Generate over 40 Million Jobs With Quality Seeds- Dogara

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Yakubu Dogara, has called for development, production and distribution of quality seeds to farmers in Nigeria in order to boost agricultural output and create over 40 million jobs for the unemployed population. Dogara, who said this when he visited Premier Seeds Nigeria Limited, Zaria, Kaduna State, also expressed […]

AEDC Condemns Attacks On Staff, Petitions IGP Over Conduct Of Kubwa DPO

March 26, 2017 Administrator 0
AEDC Condemns Attacks On Staff, Petitions IGP Over Conduct Of Kubwa DPO

Abuja Electricity Distribution (AEDC) Plc has expressed concern over what it describes as an increasing spate of attacks on its field workers, describing it as unwarranted, vicious, inhuman and criminal. It said no action of AED Plc staff doing their legitimate job warrants the use of bullets to scare them or attack them with dangerous […]

SERAP Exposes Fresh Budget Padding, Says DSS, EFCC Probes Of 2016 Saga Damning

March 26, 2017 Administrator 0
SERAP Exposes Fresh Budget Padding, Says DSS, EFCC Probes Of 2016 Saga Damning

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari GCFR requesting him to use his good offices and leadership position “to urgently instruct security and anti-corruption agencies to forward to you reports of their completed investigations into allegations of padding and stealing of some N481 billion from the 2016 […]

Eagles’ 2nd game called off as some Burkinabe players fail to secure visas

March 25, 2017 Administrator 0
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Super Eagles training The Super Eagles’ second international friendly, against Burkina Faso in London on Monday, has been called off after seven players in the Burkinabe contingent failed to secure entry visas into the United Kingdom. The other players are able to enter the UK. Chairman of the NFF Technical and Development Committee, Barrister Chris …

Nigeria Vs Senegal: NFF Washes Hands Off Livestreaming Hiccup

March 24, 2017 Administrator 0
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The Nigeria Football Federation has dissociated itself from the failure of a plan to have Thursday’s international friendly between the Super Eagles and Teranga Lions of Senegal in London streamed live to interested Nigerians. NFF’s Director of Media and Communications, Ademola Olajire explained on Friday that the task of having the game put up on …

Eagles’ strong mental attitude excites Rohr

March 24, 2017 Administrator 0
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Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser, Gernot Rohr has praised his young charges for never giving up and eventually ending on a high against Africa’s second ranked team, Senegal in a friendly in London on Thursday. “It is never the result that matters in a friendly match; it is the attitude of the players and what they …

Super Eagles: When Nigerian Fans do not Matter, by Aderonke Bello

March 24, 2017 Administrator 0
Aderonke Bello

It was a gut-wrenching Thursday night for devoted football fans in Nigeria – the match between Senegal and Nigeria played in faraway England without a single live broadcast. Thousands of Nigerians moved from their homes to viewing centers around the country, to catch a glimpse of the football match but to no avail. The NFF …