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Aderonke Bello, Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja
The most unholy act was committed on a holy day. Mary was a bubbly seven-year-old girl when her two eyes were plucked out by an aunt on a Holy Thursday at a time people were preparing for the Easter weekend – 18 years ago.
Speaking to Sunday Sun in Abuja, the legal practitioner currently working in a law firm said, “My aunt pulled me by my hair. Needless to say that I was petrified. She then put me in between her legs, she held me down and started...
“I live, sleep, eat, and drink football and will surely die in it. I might not have reached the zenith of football administration, but as long as I live, I will continue to pursue the course of making Nigeria a great football nation,” were the words of Taiwo Ogunjobi in a 2013 interview with TS weekend.
The entire football community in Nigeria woke to the rude shock of the death of Chief Taiwo Ogunjobi on Monday, February 11, 2019. He died after a brief illness in Ibadan.
THE SPORTDIVA takes ...
In this four-part series, THE SPORTDIVA analyses Nigeria chances of making it out of the Group D at the upcoming FIFA Women’s World Cup, scheduled to hold in France during the European summer
One of the greatest threats to the Nigerian team (Super Falcons) are the Norwegian ladies, judging by recent performances in the European football. Nigeria is in Group A, which consists of host – France, Korea Republic and Norway
Falcons Coach, Thomas Dennerby predicted a win over Norway at the tournamen...
The coach and another person identified as Aminu Lawal were kidnapped on the same day
While in the kidnappers den, many speculations arouse. Matches were postponed and his family members said he had traveled to Germany
The kidnappers demanded for 15million ransom to be paid for his release. Biffo was later released after spending 17 days in their den, after ransom was paid
“I thank God for everything, they are not even Nigerians. The leader of that gang is from Chad,” were the words of Biffo ...
Iheanacho Nwosu, Aderonke Bello, Abuja
Bauchi State Governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar believes very strongly that his party, All Progressives Congress (APC) has an edge over its rival, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) .
In this interview , he said the campaign will provide an opportunity for both President Muhammadu Buhari and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar to present their scorecard to Nigerians.
The Governor also spoke on other controversial issues including APC primaries , Hon Yak...
“They should vote someone that has the capacity and is very accessible not someone who hides under the banner of a Senate because he has something to hide.”
Aderonke Bello, Abuja
Senator Nkechi Nwaogu represented the Abia Central Senatorial District in the upper legislative chamber between 2007 and 2014 under the platform of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP).
She later dumped the PDP for the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview, she revealed her plans for the senatorial distri...
Aderonke Bello, Abuja
Maryam Uwais, an activist, is the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on the National Social Welfare Programme. After her appointment, she was posted to the office of the vice president where she currently oversees interventionist programmes like the N-POWER, GEEP, School feeding and Cash Transfer System.
She explains how the four initiatives under her office are benefitting Nigerians.
Can you clarify what N-POWER is?
N-POWER is a youth employment programme for...
Special Adviser to President Buhari on Social Development Programme tells The Sun Tv about the four interventionist programmes under her office.
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Different applications and approaches to global sports governance were presented and discussed by speakers at Play the Game 2017 in Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Arjo Klamer, Professor at the Erasmus University Rotterdam and Dolf Seegar, Lawyer at CMS Law-Tax discussed the need for governance in global sports at a session during Play the Game 2017. Quoting article 165 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU): "the EU shall contribute to the promotion of European sporting is...
Caracal Reports Inc. looked at the past and present dealings with the Nigerian National Petroleum Commission (NNPC), its past ministers and the scale of alleged corruption in the oil sector.
NNPC is the largest GDP contributor to Nigeria’s oil and gas sector. It recently has been in shambles due to poor management, the Niger Delta crisis and, most poignantly, corruption, which had riddled the once-palatable sector of the economy.
As the country slipped into a formal recession, the Nigerian go...
Caracal Reports Inc takes a look at the ongoing drama between the wife of Nigeria’s President, Aisha Buhari and the Women and Social Development Minister, Aisha Alhassan.
Hajiya Aisha Alhassan (Mama Taraba) is the first-ever female Governor of Taraba state to be named. Nigerians were curiously on the edge of their seats at the announcement, only to be reversed a few hours later, a man had won. After several court cases, she lost the battle and was appointed as the Women and Social Development...
I have been feeling an on and off pain around my rib for quite a while, so, on a fateful night, Thursday, May 11th, to be precise. I decided to visit a trusted pharmacist in the estate that I reside in Abuja.
After the consultation, he prescribed a drug and went back to his office to attend to others waiting for him.
There was a nurse I regularly see around whenever I go there. She looked so gloomy and unhappy as usual – as if she was carrying all the problems in the world on her shoulders. W...