Kindly Share This Story:Finidi George
FINIDI GEORGE ANSWERS
…Dissects Gernot Rohr’s Eagles
…Backs Odegbami on next Eagles coach
…Why Eagles fell to Italy at USA ’94
…Recalls how Abacha scuttled his AFCON ambition
The conversation with one of Nigeria’s all-time best wingers, Finidi George, which we began last week continues today.
In this final part, the former Ajax winger speaks on his support for Odegbami’s call for indigenous coaches for the national teams, shared his experience at the USA 94 World Cup campaign and dismissed insinuations that a cabal existed in the Eagles. He spoke with our Weekend Editor Onochie Anibeze and Jacob Ajom, the … >>> Read Full Story
A former Presidential Aspirant under the platform of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) prior to the 2019 general elections and immediate past governor of Plateau State, Sen. Jonah Jang, has called on government at all levels, security operatives as well as stakeholders to rise up and ensure the country is secured in the wake of the security challenges bedeviling the nation.
He equally said the country does not belong to any particular group, adding that no group has the right to anybody’s life.
Jang disclosed this while addressing PDP stakeholders at a meeting held in Jos, the State Capital.
He said, “Nigeria must … >>> Read Full Story
The world is facing chronic shortage of face masks and other protective gears for protection against coronavirus
The world is running out of masks and other protective equipment against the novel coronavirus, the World Health Organization chief has warned.
“The world is facing a chronic shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE),” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus told the WHO’s executive board in Geneva.
More than 34,000 people around the world have been diagnosed with the coronavirus since it was discovered late last year, including over 700 who have died from the disease, mostly in China.
WHO said prices for some items were up to 20 times higher … >>> Read Full Story
Director General of the Directorate of Technical Aid Corps, Dr. Pius Osunyikanmi, has commiserated with the Ondo State governor, Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu, and the Jegun of Ile-Oluji and Jegun in Council, Oba Oluwole Adetimehin, over the robbery incident in the ancient town on Thursday.
A group of deadly robbers had invaded Ile-Oluji in Ile-Oluji/Oke-Igbo Local Government Area of Ondo State and attacked two banks in the community, leaving four people dead.
In a statement issued on Saturday, Osunyikanmi described the incident as unfortunate, saying Ile-Oluji had been part of the communities in Ondo State that enjoyed relative peace.
He noted that Governor Akeredolu had, since … >>> Read Full Story
Kindly Share This Story:Boko Haram fighters
By Marie-Therese Nanlong
Ongoing insecurity in Nigeria can be curbed only when credible leaders who have the capability and are willing to unite the country and its people without any form of discrimination are enthroned.
This was the view of the Chairman Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN in the 19 Northern States and the FCT, Rev. Yakubu Pam while presenting a paper titled, “Struggle for identify in Nigeria: Abrahamic Faith’s, ethnicity and ethnic conflicts in perspective” during the Da’awah coordination Council of Nigeria (DCCN) 2nd National Summit on Peaceful coexistence and nation building, held in Jos, Plateau State.
The … >>> Read Full Story
Odion Ighalo has always been a Manchester United fan.
Every old picture and interview points to that fact.
So when the chance to sign for the Red Devils came his way, the transfer deadline could not stop him.
Ighalo accepted a pay cut to complete his “dream move” to Old Trafford.
The 30-year-old was brought in by Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, to ensure United get to the end of the season with a proper striker, following Marcus Rashford’s back problem.
However, on Saturday, there was a little setback.
Ighalo was taken out of the squad that travelled for warm-weather training in Spain.
The Nigerian striker has … >>> Read Full Story
Jon Voight: backs Trump
Angelina Jolie’s dad, Jon Voight, who is also a Hollywood veteran, has expressed his support for US President Donald Trump, describing him as “the greatest president since Abraham Lincoln”.
Voight in a video published 6 February, also criticised House Speaker Nancy Pelosi accusing her of posing a “threat” to the US and saying that her soul has “evil intent”.
“This Pelosi woman and her cohorts are a threat to the United States of America. She has a link that is corrupt, her soul has evil intent “, Voight said in a video published on his Twitter account on 7 February.
Voight … >>> Read Full Story