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Meet The Nigerian Teen Entrepreneurs Who Want To Forever Change The Way You Watch TV

Meet Richard Ogundiya and Tolu Yussuff, two 19 year-old entrepreneurs whose company, Jangilova, is set to change the way you watch TV and entertain yourself. Richard is a 300-level student of the University of Lagos, while Tolu is a student of the National Institute of Information Technology (NIIT) Lagos. Their proposed service will connect people to [...]

Nigeria escapes FIFA ban as court dismisses case against NFF

Nigeria on Thursday escaped the wrath of FIFA as Justice Ambrose Allagoa of the Federal High court sitting in Jos, Plateau State on Thursday withdrew the suit filed against the Nigeria Football Federation by the Chris Giwa-led board. FIFA had given Nigeria Thursday to put its football house in order or be banned, which may not [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:45:15+01:00October 30th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

NFF Crisis: FIFA gives Nigeria Friday deadline

Nigeria yesterday received a reprieve from world soccer-governing body, FIFA, which has moved the deadline for the nation’s ban to Friday, October 31, 2014 at midday Nigerian time. The grace according to FIFA’s Secretary-General Jerome Valcke in a letter addressed to the President of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick was in order to give [...]

By |2014-10-29T09:54:23+01:00October 29th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , |0 Comments

FIFA gives Nigeria Monday deadline

And again, the world football governing body, FIFA, has given Nigeria a deadline to avoid suspension from international football. Confederation of African Football President, Issa Hayatou, has warned that Nigeria is in danger of being banned by FIFA by Monday (today) after a court sacked the recently elected Nigeria Football Federation Executive Committee. Indeed, it [...]

By |2014-10-27T10:27:58+01:00October 27th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , |0 Comments

FIFA rankings: Nigeria drops to 37th

The Super Eagles’ winless start to the 2015 Africa Nations cup qualifiers has cost them dearly as they have dropped four places in the latest FIFA rankings. Nigeria started off their AFCON 2013 title defence poorly with a loss at home to Congo and a draw away to South Africa. The Africa champions ranking of [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:47:18+01:00September 19th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

FIFA gives Nigeria September 8 final warning

The Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA) has given Chris Giwa and its factional NFF board until Monday, September 8 to vacate the Glass House, failure to do so will earn Nigeria an outright suspension. Stating this in a signed letter by its Secretary-General, Jerome Valcke, the FIFA Emergency Committee “decided that should there still [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:52:10+01:00September 4th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , |0 Comments

FIFA ban: Nigeria beats deadline

A Jos High court on Thursday vacated an order which restrained the Nigeria Football Federation from functioning pending the hearing of a suit challenging the validity of the Aminu Maigari-led Nigeria Football Federation. Nigeria has therefore   met FIFA’s conditions to avoid being   banned   after   the Maigari board was reinstated following the ruling. The board was [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:53:23+01:00July 18th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , |0 Comments

FIFA bans Nigeria from football

FIFA has banned Nigeria from all international football activities with immediate effect as a result of interference from the government. The world football governing body had in a letter dated July 4, 2014 demanded for the immediate reinstatement of the ousted Aminu Maigari-led board of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) which was removed by the [...]

By |2014-07-10T08:06:35+01:00July 10th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Suarez’s laughable defence over bite: ‘I lost balance, hit my face, leaving a bruise on my cheek and pain in my teeth.’

Luis Suarez told FIFA's disciplinary panel that he did not deliberately bite Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup. Meanwhile, football's international governing body have been formally informed of an appeal against Suarez's ban. The Uruguay football federation will now have a further seven days to prepare the paperwork for the appeal. FIFA's head [...]

By |2019-11-13T04:54:31+01:00June 30th, 2014|Categories: sports|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments