President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick has been removed as the first vice president of the Confederation Of African Football (CAF). The action was taken earlier today at the executive congress of CAF in Cairo, Egypt. It was gathered that he was removed by CAF President Ahmad, who signed an agreement with FIFA President Gianni to confirm the appointment of FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura as a ‘General Delegate for Africa’. Constant…"[NEWS] AMAJU PINNICK REMOVED AS CAF VICE PRESIDENT"
Nigerian forward, Odion Ighalo, has announced his retirement following the Super Eagle’s third placed victory over Tunisia at Egypt 2019. Odion, who is the highest goal scorer in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, informed coach Gernot Rohr of his decision before leaving to join his club in China immediately after the game. Prior to the game, the 30-year-old posted a message on his WhatsApp status update that simply said “Final Game”."[NEWS] ODION IGHALO RETIRES FROM SUPER EAGLES"
Iran’s Football Federation has agreed to allow women to attend upcoming 2022 World Cup qualifiers of their men’s national team but that approval from the government is still needed. The ruling body FIFA today said that a letter from its president Gianni Infantino with a July 15 deadline for progress on the matter “has been answered positively” by Iran Football Chief, Mehdi Taj. It can be recalled that women in Iran have been…"[NEWS]: IRAN AGREES TO ALLOW WOMEN WATCH UPCOMING 2022 WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS – FIFA"
In a video, that has gone viral, a soldier was seen assaulting a driver on Moloney Street in the Lagos Island area of Lagos. The soldier, who was, identified as Duru was alleged to have driven against traffic. The soldier was said to have blocked the road and later hit the vehicle of the motorist, he assaulted. A lady who filmed the video and was in the vehicle could be heard crying as the…"[NEWS]: SOLDIER BRUTALISES MOTORIST AFTER CAUSING ACCIDENT"
Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni says Cows will be registered, numbered and will have a birth certificate According to him, the registration of the animals will make Uganda effectively and sustainably penetrate the international market. Speaking during the national agricultural show launch in Jinja grounds , Museveni said that farmers will be registered too. However, Uganda’s Agriculture Minister for Agriculture Vincent Ssempijja reiterates that registering the country’s farmers and their cows will aid in the…"[NEWS] UGANDA TO ISSUE BIRTH CERTIFICATES TO COWS"
Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi has announced his retirement from the national team. The 32-year-old retired after the Super Eagles of Nigeria took the third position at the 2019 AFCON. In a post on his verified Instagram handle, he said, “At the age of 32 it’s time for me to retire from the National team and let the youth take over, who’ve done an amazing job securing a bronze medal at AFCON 2019.” DROP…"[NEWS] MIKEL RETIRES FROM NATIONAL TEAM"
The House of Representatives has asked the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, to shut down the Edo State House of Assembly The request followed the adoption of a report of the House ad-hoc committee set up to investigate the crisis rocking the state assembly."[NEWS]: REPS ASK IGP TO SHUT DOWN EDO ASSEMBLY"
President Buhari has approved the immediate implementation of the N30,000 new national wage for Federal Public Service workers currently earning below the minimum wage. The Chairman, National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission, Richard Egbule made this known while addressing a news conference on the implementation of the new national minimum wage . According to him, the commencement of the approved payment would be determined by the office of the Accountant-General and back dated to when…"[NEWS]: FEDERAL WORKERS EARNING BELOW N30,000 TO START GETTING NEW MINIMUM WAGE- PRESIDENCY"
Beyonce featured six Nigerian artistes in her new album, The Lion King: The Gift, which is the musical accompaniment to her new Disney movie. The Nigerian artistes include Yemi Alade, Burna Boy, Mr. Eazi, Tekno, Wizkid, Tiwa Savage as well as Ghana’s Shatta Wale. Beyonce confirmed that the new album is scheduled for release on Friday. Talking about the album, Beyonce said, “each song was written to reflect the film’s storytelling that gives the listener…"[E-NEWS]: BEYONCE FEATURES NIGERIAN SUPERSTARS YEMI ALADE, BURNA BOY, MR EAZI, OTHERS IN LION KING ALBUM"