AFCON: NFF Drops Osimhen, 3 Others, Invites New Players

Napoli striker Victor Osimhen will not be a part of the Super Eagles team to play at the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has announced. Also, Watford attacker Emmanuel Dennis, Cyprus-based Abdullahi Shehu, and center-back Leon Balogun will not be part of the squad. The NFF in a statement released

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I washed dishes in UK restaurant, says Agbaje, Nigerian boxing champion

Boxer Taiwo Agbaje, popularly known as Esepo, talks about his love life, favourite designers, Afro beats and his experience during his short sojourn in the United Kingdom recently, in this interview with EBENEZER BAJELA When did you start boxing? I started boxing when I was five years of age. I started by training with my

Let’s Embrace Peace, Unity As Only Route To Win 2023 General Election, PDP Tells Members

The Peoples Democratic Party in Ondo South Senatorial District of Ondo State has appealed to party leaders and stakeholders in the state to pursue peace and unity among themselves as the 2023 general election beckons. Starnews Nigeria reports that this was the focal point of Stakeholders led by Elder Amos Fadope, State Vice-chairman (South) of

Chaos as Appeal Court locks out staff for resuming late

  There is chaos at the entrance of the Court of Appeal, Abuja as staff are barred from accessing the court premises with their vehicles. Security personnel at the entrance said they were directed by the court’s President, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, to lock the entrance gate to prevent staff, who report to work late, from

By |2021-12-30T13:47:52+01:00December 30th, 2021|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Bring us back to the era of insecurity under ex-President Jonathan – Northern youths tell Buhari

Members of the Coalition of the Northern Groups have asked the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) to return Nigeria to the era of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan when the country experienced a minimal level of insecurity. The CNG’s Director of Strategic Communications, Ismail Musa, made the call while featuring on Vanguard Live on Wednesday. This

AFCON: 3 players arrive camp as Super Eagles begin preparation

Three players have arrived at the Super Eagles camp in Abuja, The PUNCH has learnt. The first player to arrive at the camp was Olisa Ndah, a central defender. Other players who have arrived are Taiwo Awoniyi and John Noble. The team made this known via its Facebook page. “Olisa Ndah is the first player

AFCON: Salah, Elneny included in Egypt’s 25-man final squad

  Egypt coach, Carlos Queiroz, on Wednesday, included Liverpool star Mohamed Salah and Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny in his final squad for the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations set to kick off on January 9 in Cameroon. The seven-time champions will look to extend their record with 25 players in its squad, including Aston Villa

By |2021-12-29T19:29:20+01:00December 29th, 2021|Categories: Starnews Sport|Tags: , |0 Comments

2021: Succession game ahead of next general elections

The succession games in the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) shaped the polity in the outgoing year. High-profile defections, intra-party crises and the bid to amend the Electoral Act, 2021 accounted for the drama. Deputy Political Editor RAYMOND MORDI lists some of the main political events that made the headlines

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Oil belongs to Nigeria not Niger Delta, says Obasanjo

Home Oil belongs to Nigeria not Niger Delta, says Obasanjo By Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta And Alao Abiodun On Dec 29, 2021 Share By Ernest Nwokolo, Abeokuta and Alao Abiodun Ex-President tackles Clark ’I bear no grudge against region’ Former President Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday took an exception to Chief Edwin Clark’s reaction to his (Obasanjo’s) insistence

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