End of 2016, Sport Ministry yet to receive 2016 budgeted fund

End of 2016, Sport Ministry yet to receive 2016 budgeted fund

Controversial and trending Nigerian Minister of Youths and Sports, MR. Solomon Dalung has let a cat out of the bag after being pressured concerning the fund appropriated for his ministry. In a shocking revelation, Dalung said that his ministry is yet to receive the money the government budgeted for 2016. He disclosed this at a […]

BREAKING: FG releases $1.2 million for payment of Falcons, Eagles bonuses

The Federal Government has approved the release of $1.2 million for the payment of outstanding bonuses of national football team players, the Super Eagles and Super Falcons.

BREAKING: FG releases $1.2 million for payment of Falcons, Eagles bonuses

The Federal Government has approved the release of $1.2 million for the payment of outstanding bonuses of national football team players, the Super Eagles and Super Falcons. Consequently, the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation (OAGF), on Friday, released a mandate for the payment of $1.2 million as outstanding winning bonuses to Super Eagles […]

Super Falcons: Reps blast Sport Minister Dalong

Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday condemned the “unsavoury treatment” meted to the Super Falcons by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalong, and the Nigerian Football Federation by failing to pay their match bonuses and allowances.

Super Falcons: Reps blast Sport Minister Dalong

…say ‘evil spirit’ worrying Nigerians Members of the House of Representatives on Thursday condemned the “unsavoury treatment” meted to the Super Falcons by the Minister of Youths and Sports, Mr. Solomon Dalong, and the Nigerian Football Federation by failing to pay their match bonuses and allowances. The female national football team had won the 10th […]

Buhari orders immediate payment of Falcons

Buhari orders immediate payment of Falcons

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday ordered the immediate payment of all entitlements accrued to the Super Falcons who won the just-concluded CAF African Women Cup of Nations in Cameroon. The Chief of Staff to the President, Mr. Abba Kyari, disclosed this to State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Kyari, who just returned from […]

Presidency promises to pay protesting Falcons on Friday

Presidency promises to pay protesting Falcons on Friday

Protesting members of the Super Falcons have returned to their Agura Hotel, Abuja base after the Presidency promised that the money owed them by the Nigeria Football Federation would be paid on Friday. Members of the female football national team had on Wednesday morning stormed the National Assembly protesting the non-payment of their allowances by […]

Unpaid bonus: We didn’t know Falcons would win – FG

* Dalung says Nigeria''s football administration needs surgery

Unpaid bonus: We didn’t know Falcons would win – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday gave a new insight into its inability to pay the allowances of the Super Falcons, saying that it did not know that they would win the 2016 African Women Nation’s Cup Trophy. Sports Minister Solomon Dalung told State House correspondents that had the government been confident that the team would […]

Buhari congratulates super falcons victory

Buhari congratulates super falcons victory

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the Nigeria’s Super Falcons on their victory over the senior female football team of Cameroon on Saturday at the final game of the women’s Africa Cup of Nations in Yaounde. The President, who described the hard-earned victory over the Indomitable Lionesses as “very sweet and well-deserved,” particularly commends the Nigerian women […]

Brazilian soccer team’s plane: 76 dead, five survive crash

A chartered plane carrying a first-division Brazilian soccer team crashed in northwestern Colombia on Monday night, killing 76 of the 81 people aboard, authorities said. Six people initially survived the crash, but one of them died a short time later, authorities said.

Brazilian soccer team’s plane: 76 dead, five survive crash

A chartered plane carrying a first-division Brazilian soccer team crashed in northwestern Colombia on Monday night, killing 76 of the 81 people aboard, authorities said. Six people initially survived the crash, but one of them died a short time later, authorities said. The plane took off from Bolivia and was flying over the town of […]

Hon. Igbuya extols virtues of Late Stephen Keshi

Hon. Igbuya extols virtues of Late Stephen Keshi

The Speaker, Delta State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon Monday Igbuya on Thursday joined football administrators, players, coaches and political leaders to offer tribute to former Super Eagles captain and coach, Mr. Stephen Keshi. Igbuya said the death of Keshi had created a huge vacuum in Nigerian football. Speaking during the lying-in-state at Stephen Keshi […]

3 wounded in Abakaliki over Ronaldo, Messi superiority argument

Three football fans were wounded in a free-for-all in a bar in Abakaliki on Saturday night over an argument about who is a better player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Three football fans were wounded in a free-for-all in a bar in Abakaliki on Saturday night over an argument about who is a better player between Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. A News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) Correspondent who witnessed the melee reports that the incident occurred at the Kpirikpiri area of the town during […]

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