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Nigeria is building a generation of illiterates ? Wole Soyinka

Nigeria is Building A Generation of illiterates – Wole Soyinka

Prof Wole Soyinka says Nigeria is currenlty raising a generation of illiterates. Making particular reference to Internet trolls, the Nobel laureate said the nation is raising a generation that is the first to comment on the internet on issues they are…

18th July 2019
Mikel Obi announces his retirement from Super Eagles

Mikel Obi Announces His Retirement From Nigeria Super Eagles

Mikel Obi has officially announced his retirement from the national team, Super Eagles. In a post he shared on his Instagram page this afternoon, the football star says at 32, he believes it is time for him to retire so the youths…

18th July 2019
Nigeria

Ighalo Strike Gives Nigeria Third Place At Afcon

Nigeria have won all seven third-place play-offs they have ever played in Odion Ighalo scored the only goal as Nigeria beat Tunisia in the third-place play-off at the Africa Cup of Nations. Ighalo, the tournament’s top scorer with five goals, tapped…

17th July 2019
AFCON: Nigerian man destroys his TV after Nigeria lost to Algeria

AFCON: Nigerian Man Destroys His TV After Nigeria Lost To Algeria

A Nigerian man destroyed his TV set last night after Nigeria crashed out of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. The Super Eagles were defeated by Algeria’s Desert Foxes 2-1 at the semi-final match which held at the Cairo International stadium yesterday Sunday…

15th July 2019
Riyad Mahrez celebrates

Mahrez’s Last-gasp Free-kick Sends Algeria To Afcon Final

Algeria captain Riyad Mahrez struck with a fierce free-kick in injury time to send his side through to the final Riyad Mahrez scored a stunning free-kick with virtually the last kick of the game as Algeria beat Nigeria to reach the…

15th July 2019
We have invested N900bn on power since assumption of office ? Osinbajo

We Have Invested N900bn On Power Since Assumption of Office – Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the present administration has invested N900 billion in the power sector since it took over from the last administration in 2015. Osinbajo revealed this during his courtesy visit to Chike Edozien, the Asagba of Asaba, on Friday. Noting that one…

13th July 2019

How Nigeria, Africa can compete with the American-Chinese duopoly

Africa, with a landmass of about 30.3Million km2 and population of over 1.3Billion people is the world’s second largest and second most populous continent, occupying 6% of the earth and yet it contributes just around 6% to the world economy. In the…

12th July 2019
Anthony Joshua visits Nigeria  (video)

Anthony Joshua Visits Nigeria [Video]

Anthony Joshua arrived Nigeria today with his entourage, and he had lots of fans pushing to get a touch of him. Though the purpose of his visit is yet to be disclosed, however the Nigerian-born British boxer’s sister, Janet wrote as she…

12th July 2019
AFCON: AKA reacts to South Africa

AFCON: AKA Reacts To South Africa’s Defeat By Nigeria

It was really a bad night for Bafana Bafana and South Africans in general, and AKA couldn’t hold back ranting on Twitter following the 2-1 defeat by the Super Eagles of Nigeria in the quarter-finals match of the 2019 African Cup…

11th July 2019
William Troost-Ekong

Nigeria Score Last-minute Winner To Reach AFCON Semi-finals

William Troost-Ekong’s goal put Nigeria into the semi-finals William Troost-Ekong scored a dramatic late winner to send Nigeria into the Africa Cup of Nations semi-final at the expense of South Africa. Samuel Chukwueze hit the opener as he controlled Alex Iwobi’s…

10th July 2019
Trucks

Nigeria Signs African Free Trade Area Agreement

The bloc aims to increase trade across African borders African superpower Nigeria has signed an agreement which aims to increase trade between African countries. This leaves Eritrea as the only African country not to be part of the trading bloc. Nigerian…

7th July 2019
Nigeria are three-time winners of the Africa Cup of Nations - last winning it in 2013

Nigeria Knock Out Afcon Holders Cameroon in Thriller

Nigeria are three-time winners of the Africa Cup of Nations – last winning it in 2013 Holders Cameroon were knocked out of the Africa Cup of Nations by Nigeria in a five-goal last-16 thriller. Goals from Stephane Bahoken and Clinton Njie…

6th July 2019
Injury forces Super Eagles captain,?Mikel Obi out of #AFCON2019

Injury Forces Super Eagles Captain, Mikel Obi Out of 2019 AFCON

Nigeria captain, John Obi Mikel would miss the remainder of the country’s campaign at the on-going 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Mikel strained his knee in the Super Eagles’ 2-0 loss to Madagascar and was replaced by Alex Iwobi in the…

6th July 2019
Being a woman is hard enough but being a woman in Nigeria is unbelievably harder- Adesua Etomi