Showing posts with label match. Show all posts
Showing posts with label match. Show all posts

Thursday, July 11, 2013

Four Nigerian clubs suspended for match-fixing after 79-0 win

The nation's football federation axed Plateau United Feeders, Akurba FC, Police Machine and Babayaro FC after their promotion encounters ended in enormous scorelines

The Nigeria Football Federation has placed indefinite suspension on four clubs after their promotion play-offs ended in outrageous scorelines.

Plateau United Feeders defeated Akurba FC 79-0 while Police Machine FC demolished Babayaro FC 67-0 in the play-off fixtures on Monday, in which the winners would qualify for the Nigeria Nationwide League Division 3.


Wednesday, July 10, 2013

VIDEO: Rivers Assembly Crisis: Protesters March To Governor’s House

The controversy in the Rivers state House of Assembly is still intense as the police are said to be currently battling a crowd of protesters in front of the Government House. in Port Harcourt, the state capital.
Our correspondent, Grace Ekang, reports that there might still be trouble underway as some youths from different local government areas of the state went to the Governors residence in Port Harcourt to show solidarity with the state Governor, Chibuike Amaechi, over the crisis rocking Rivers tateHouse of Assembly.

News From Nigeria:

Tuesday’s violence was sparked off following an attempt to impeach the Speaker of the House of assembly, Mr. Otelemaba Amachree.  Five members of the House opposed to the Governor had engaged about 13 of their colleagues in a fight shortly after the pro-governor lawmakers resisted the move to remove Mr Amachree.

Watch The Video After The Break

Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Obama in Africa: is US hard power a match for China's 'soft power'? (Question Of The Day)

The U.S. President Barack Obama has wound up his week-long tour of three African countries. On Monday, he pledged a new U.S. economic partnership with Africa. Still, many observers doubt that the visit dubbed as coming "too late" and yielding "too little" will become a major factor in America's scramble with China for influence on what has been ragearded in the West as "forgotten continent" for too long.

On his final stop in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Barack Obama focused on Africa's need for energy. Reuters reports that Washington plans a $7 billion initiative to help tackle Africa's crippling lack of electrical power.
Besides that, the U.S. President pledged that the U.S. wanted to help Africa without being simply a provider of aid. "Ultimately, the goal here is for Africa to build Africa for Africans," he told a news conference.

Saturday, May 4, 2013

DNA samples taken from Boston bomb doesn't match to Tsarnaev's widow

An analysis of DNA obtained from pieces of the detonated Boston Marathon explosives found no matches to the widow of dead suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev or to either of the suspects, a law enforcement official said Friday.

The official, who is not authorized to comment publicly, said the source of the DNA is "unknown,'' adding that it could belong to any one of a number of people, from the point of the bomb-component's manufacture and distribution to sale.

Tuesday, February 5, 2013

T.R.A.G.E.D.Y: Man Dies Watching Nigeria - Ivory Coast Match

An engineer with Nigeria’s Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA collapsed and died yesterday in Abeokuta, capital of Ogun state, after Ivory Coast netted the equaliser in the Nigeria - Ivory Coast quarter-final match in the African Nations Cup tournament in South Africa.

The man, identified as Owolabi Ismail had a sudden heart attack at a viewing centre popularly called,"Promise Stadium" which is located at Lanlepe compound, Oke-Sokori,Abeokuta. He died while he was being taken to the hospital. He had since been buried according to Islamic rites.

Saturday, January 26, 2013

I made N120,000 from Nigeria-Burkina Faso match – Viewing centre operator

Nigerian television stations are not airing the ongoing African Nations Cup due to a stalemate between the Broadcasting Organisation of Nigeria and the rights owners of the event. In this piece, Udeme Ekwere counts the gains and losses resulting from this impasse
Mr. Linus Eze operates a television viewing centre in Ikeja, Lagos where people gather to watch matches in European leagues. Eze makes about N10,000 anytime people gather to watch a European league match. It can rise to as much as N30,000 when it is a UEFA Champions League match.


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