Home Topics Chima Akas
Chidiebere Nwakali has sealed a four-year deal to Swedish top-flight outfit Kalmar on a free.
Impressed Swedish club Kalmar FF have tabled a new and improved contract to Chima Akas after he shone in his debut season in Europe.
Many had tipped Akas to be recalled for next month’s AFCON qualifier in Seychelles, but instead coach Gernot Rohr opted to hand a fresh call-up to Germany-based Jamilu Collins.
Ezekiel Bassey, Chima Akas and Paul Onobi will also share in the Super Eagles largesse of $2.8 million for qualifying for the World Cup in Russia.
Coach Paul Aigbogun has named Enyimba defender Ikouwem Udoh as the Flying Eagles captain.
Former Nigerian junior international, Gbenga Arokoyo, has joined Swedish club Kalmar FF from American Major League Soccer club Atlanta United on a three-year deal.
Coach Salisu Yusuf has informed CHAN-bound Super Eagles he will announce his final 23-man squad for the tournament by dinner time today.
Coach Salisu Yusuf will name his final 23-man squad for CHAN 2018 after he would have dropped eight players from the training camp in Abuja just before the team depart for Morocco early in the New Year.
Nigeria pipped 10-man Benin 1-0 today in Cape Coast to qualify for this year’s WAFU Cup in Ghana.
Coach Salisu Yusuf has said that despite late arrival in Ghana he is confident the home-based Super Eagles will do well at the WAFU Cup beginning with today’s playoff game against Sierra Leone.
MFM FC winger Sikiru Olatunbosun as well as Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai have been left out of the 18-man squad for the WAFU Cup, which kicks off in Ghana this weekend.
Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) in Kenya after defeating Benin Republic 2-0 in the second leg of the play-offs inside the Sani Abacha Stadium in Kano to advance 2-1 on aggregate.
The Ekiti State Police Command has arrested four persons for alleged cultism and murder.
The Centre for Democracy and Development has cautioned the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, against re-deployment of state Commissioners of Police few days to election.
The Chairman, Presidential Advisory Council Against Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), has listed instances in which a law enforcement officer is allowed to gun down a ballot box snatcher.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday urged Nigerians not to be discouraged by the earlier postponement of the Presidential and National Assembly elections.
The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers State has warned that the February 23 National Assembly elections might be repeated in the state if the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) fails to relist its candidates on the ballot.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has described a statement issued by the Special Adviser (Media) to the Director-General of the PDP Presidential Campaign Council, Dr. Doyin Okupe, in which he bold-facedly credited Senate President Bukola Saraki with the appointment of Alhaji Mohammed as Minister as nothing but a fiction.
Liverpool were forced to settle for a 0-0 draw against Bayern Munich in the Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday.
The US deputy attorney general discussed how many cabinet members would support removing US President Donald Trump from office in 2017, the FBI’s former acting director said in an interview airing Sunday.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has released hotlines Nigerians all over the country can reach to report electoral fraud.
Wife of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, gubernatorial candidate in Gombe State, Maryam Bayero Nafada, has assured electorate that the party would protect their interests and facilitate social and infrastructural development if given the mandate.