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THE EMERGING WITCHCRAFT IN NFF

I had almost concluded on what to write for the week, before the news of witchcraft within the glass house was unveiled by the super Eagles chief coach, Sunday Oliseh who was himself unveiled and unleashed on Nigeria football last year. It was indeed an interesting story from Oliseh that there are witchcrafts within the NFF that are responsible for …

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STEP FORWARD, MULTIPLY, CELEBRATE

This month, we are encouraged to take steps of faith, as we aim to consolidate on the gains of January and move unto higher ground in February. We all prayed for fresh blessings and a new beginning of mirthful signs, events and gains coming our way in January, which I believe have been actualized by The Most High. Now is …

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I’M PRAYING FOR NIGERIA

Nigerians obviously should be praying. We all need prayers as citizens while Nigeria need prayers as a country. Without any doubt, Nigeria needs more prayers to make any meaningful appearance at the next Olympics in Rio – Brazil, come August this year. It is truly disturbing that Nigeria as country cannot boast of any particular area of medal assurance. It …

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Time For Oliseh To Quit

Once again, we are facing Doomsday Déjà Vu in Nigerian football, with an ominous threat that various repercussions are likely to stop us from making it to the Africa Cup of Nations next year in Gabon. Yes, the Super Eagles will be the worst off for it. The coach, Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh has already been queried and summoned by the …

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PEPPER FOR PEP GAURDIOLA OF AFRICA

He fought ahead as the clock ticks on in the match against Guinea deploying every tactics. He unleashed his player who could cause a major upset. He stood and watched critically with the hope that his muse will communicate something vital on how to turn the tide of event. He paced up and down, giving directives. He prayed to his …

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YOUR EXCELLENCY, LET ME RULE YOU OUT OF ORDER

Not a few were surprised to hear that anybody could disparage the unique and all important role of sport in nation building. It is most amazing and it also amuses many that one potent instrument without any barrier or limitation in our national life could be so underrated and underestimated to a level of being considered inconsequential and with no …

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Beyond Eagles’ CHAN Ouster…

Nigeria’s football comity is back into mourning, on account of the home-based Eagles’ elimination from the Championship of African Nations (CHAN) in Rwanda. So sad that our team went crashing 1-0 to Guinea, in match we needed only a draw to move on to the next stage of the competition. Our pain deepens when we remember how raucous all of …

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PROMISE FULFILLED

When our president Mohammad Buhari mounted the seat of power on May 29th 2015, obviously, there were many traps awaiting him; the first being the campaign promises that seemed unrealizable which we all folded our hands to see how he was going to bring them to fruition. Was this government going to be like the previous ones? What mark of …

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NO TIME FOR DISTRACTION, PLEASE

The challenge ahead is huge as the 2016 Rio Olympic game is around the corner. The outcome of 2012 London Olympics was a monumental disaster for Nigeria. The need to do better at the Rio games cannot be over-emphasized. This is a huge challenge confronting the country and indeed sports managers and administrators of conscience today. No athlete would want …

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Time To Rename Dream Team

Today I make a bold claim for the renaming of Nigeria’s under-23 national side, mostly because I believe the tag ‘Dream Team’ is not only outdated but also not in consonance with the ideals of an outfit that is expected to soar. Rather than portray a team booming with zeal, zest, vigour and enthusiasm, the current tag portrays images of …

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