Holidaying Norwegian midfield star, Fegor Ogude, has been called up to join home-based professionals as preparations resume on Sunday in Abuja for the Super Eagles ahead of the Nations Cup championship in South Africa.
Head Coach, Stephen Okechukwu Keshi, who returned to the country from the United States on Tuesday also named the usual suspects like Chigozie Agbim, Daniel Akpeyi and new call up, Femi Thomas of Enyimba FC all goalkeepers among the other 23 players that should come and battle for shirts ahead of the Nations Cup Championship in South Africa, that starts January 10. The team is expected at its usual abode at the Bolton
White Apartment, Zone 7, Abuja on Sunday, December 16, all players and officials are expected at the time and training will effectively starts on Monday, December 17. The list of foreign-based players is expected to be named in the week leading to Christmas, as the team is expected to travel by 27 December for the final phase of its camping in Faro, Portugal. Team’s Scribe, Dayo Enebi Achor, warned that excuses will not be permitted for late arrival to camp of any invited player, because serious business has started for the Nations Cup championship.
THE Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), has called for immediate re constitution of the Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) board to ensure a proper template for petroleum pricing is implemented. The NLC President, Ayuba Wabba, at a stakeholders’ meeting organised by the congress on fuel subsidy and petrol pricing in Lagos, said that the reconstitution…—
From Dennis Mernyi, Abuja ELECTRICITY distribution companies in Nigeria have assured consumers of improved electricity supply as power generation continues to increase from the generation companies. The Association of Nigeria Electricity Distributors (ANED), in a atatement said the boost in power generation over the last few months meant electricity users were in for the best…
Anambra State could easily pass as the most blessed in the South-East zone. Indeed, many factors stand out to confirm this, including being the site of the fifth largest Canyon in the world.—
She was just like any other customer that patronizes Apples Fried Chicken, a popular eatery in the commercial city of Aba, Abia State.
Floreat Collegium: 100 Years of King’s College, Lagos, is the title of a book produced by the King’s College Old Boys’ Association (KCOBA). Published by Third Millenium, the 240-page, book in the colour of the college and with a high picture quality, was published to mark 100 years of the establishment of King’s College (KC)…—
By HENRY AKUBUIRO On 30th September, 2012, the Nigerian media reported the breaking news: “Hope Eghagha, Delta Commissioner, Kidnapped”. Then the commissioner for Higher Education, Prof. Eghagha, was returning from Warri to Asaba, the state capital, when the kidnappers shot and killed his police orderly before speeding off with him towards Ubiarukwu road in Ukwuani…
From OLUSEYE OJO, Ibadan BOWER’S Tower, ever heard about it? It was erected 80 years ago and it is one of the popular tourist centres in Ibadan, Oyo State. The tower is located on the summit of Oke- Are, Ibadan North Local Government, and it earns Ibadan the nickname of the ‘City of Layipo.’ When…—
From BAMIGBOLA GBOLAGUNTE, Akure THE peace enjoyed in the sleepy town of Irun-Akoko in Akoko North West Local Government Area of Ondo state is currently being threatened following crisis emanating from the selection of the new traditional ruler for the town, the Onirun of Irun-Akoko. The selection of the traditional ruler had been concluded since…
Authorities of Ambrose Alli University (AAU), Ekpoma have increased school fees for new students for the 2015/2016 academic year by over 100 per cent with fresh students of the College of Medicine required to pay N161,500. This development, Daily Sun gathered, is generating concern among parents, students and even AAU staff whose wards are among the new students. Besides…—
Academic activities at the Nasarawa State University in Keffi would be in a strait if the threat of industrial action by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) is actualised. ASUU Chairman at the university, Dr. Theophilus Lagi, who hinted on the possibility of the strike action, threatened that the union would shutdown academic activities…