Archives for July 2014

WARNING!! A NEW FEVER IS IN TOWN

There is a new fever in town! And no, it is neither Ebola – the deadly scare of the moment – nor lassa fever. Rather it is Dorobucci fever.   In what was first used as Instagram and twitter hashtags by none other than the irrepressible, mega-talented, super-producer Don Jazzy, Dorobucci ‘the catchphrase’ became an […]

MAMA OSARO GOES KINKY ….to save her marriage

BY ENA OFUGARA Mama Osaro goes to meet the DHL delivery man as he delivers the box. She had prayed for her husband not to be around when the box was delivered. How could she explain to him what was inside? So with her heart racing, she grabs the box and shuts the door and […]

Jonathan’s 2nd Term a done deal – Agunleti

Nigerians have been called upon to use the opportunity of this year’s Eid-el-Fitri celebration to reflect on how to contribute more to the development of the nation and live peacefully as brothers and sisters. Speaking to Eminent Leaders magazine at his residence in Abuja, Abdulfatah Agunleti, a PDP stalwart, social commentator and public analyst shared […]

AN OPEN LETTER TO MIKEL JOHN OBI

It is with a concerned heart that I write this open letter to you. Like most Nigerians, if not all, I mourn not only because the Super Eagles failed, in the third time of asking, to progress beyond the 2nd round hurdle at the FIFA 2014 World Cup, but also because the team put up […]

Iheoma emerges Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria 2014

Miss. Iheoma Nnadi, 19 year old representative of Akwa Ibom, has emerged winner of the Most Beautiful Girl in Nigeria (MBGN) 2014. Iheoma beat 29 other contestants to walk away with the coveted prize – N3million naira, a car and a shot to represent Nigeria at the Miss World pageant coming up later this year. […]

Why Nigerian Players Don’t make Big Moves to Europe?

No sooner had the FIFA Brazil World Cup 2014 drawn its curtains than the insatiable eyes of football fans shifted attention to the ins and outs of the summer transfer window of Europe’s ‘Big Five’, comprising Spain, England, Germany, Italy and France, the ultimate destination of every footballer.   Incidentally, the just concluded mundial, which […]

Lessons from the latest FIFA Ban on Nigeria

Article 13 (Members’ Obligations), par. 1 and article 17 (Independence of Members and their bodies), par. 1 of the FIFA Statutes which obliges member associations, “to manage their affairs independently and ensure that their own affairs are not influenced by any third parties”.   Déjà vu, as another poor outing by the Super Eagles at […]