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Enyimba of Aba rock solid defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has disclosed that it will be unwise to declare this season‘s Nigeria professional football league null and void.
The remains of the late attacker were to rest at the Atan cemetery in Yaba, Lagos state with few family and friends were present due to the global pandemic.
Dayo Ojo and Benjamin Iluyomade were abducted on Sunday alongthe Benin-Owo expressway as they journeyed to Akure following the suspension of the Nigeria Professional Football League amid concerns over the global pandemic, Covid-19, but were later released four days later.
Nigerian defender Shehu Abdullahi is delighted with the release of Enyimba’s star Dayo Ojo from the captivity of the kidnappers.
Enyimba midfielder, Ekundayo Ojo, and Abia Comets’ Benjamin Iluyomade, who were kidnapped on Sunday, have regained their freedom.
Former Nigeria youth coach, John Obuh, said players in the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) need orientation on the risks they face when they travel by road during breaks.
Enyimba goalkeeper Theophilus Afelokhai has called on Nigerian league players to simply be careful and prayerful amidst the spate of deaths recorded in the league and the latest kidnap case involving teammate Dayo Ojo.
Nigeria Football Federation on Monday called on all members of the country’s football family including stakeholders to pray hard in view of recent deaths and kidnappings of football players which have caused serious concern in the polity.
The Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the abduction of two players of the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) by gunmen on Benin-Akure Expressway on Sunday evening.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has sent birthday greetings to former Super Eagles forward Ejike Uzoenyi who turns 32 years on Monday.
Enyimba Football Club can announce that midfielder Ekundayo Ojo has been abducted by gunmen along the Benin-Owo expressway.
Manchester United striker Odion Ighalo and Lille’s Victor Osimhen are among the nominees for the Nigeria Pitch Awards.
Enyimba defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has returned to action over the weekend after spending some weeks on the sideline.
Plateau United extended their lead at the top of the Nigeria Professional Football League following a hard fought 2-1 home win against Nasarawa United at the New Jos Stadium on Sunday.
Nigerian defender Ifeanyi Anaemena has stated that Enyimba is ready to get their league title back on track after their exit from the CAF Confederations Cup.
Nigerian giants Enyimba of Aba will reportedly pocket 350,000 US dollars for reaching the quarter-final stage of this season’s CAF Confederation Cup.
The Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Mohammed Adamu, on Thursday said the social restriction order would continue during the Easter celebration in states where the order had been in ordered.
Barely a week after Chinese scientists finished injecting an experimental coronavirus vaccine into their first group of volunteers, official news outlets reported Thursday that a second batch of participants was being recruited.
The government’s expression is coming after the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, assured on his verified Twitter handle that he was going to engage the Chinese Government over the allegations immediately.
The companies, comprising: The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited, Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company and Shell Nigeria Gas, also joined other players in the oil and gas industry to support the Federal Government with $30 million to stop the spread of the deadly disease.
The Rivers State Government has temporarily relaxed the restrictions on large religious gatherings to enable Christians carry out their religious obligations during the Easter Period.
The Plateau State Government on Sunday confirmed that the death of a National Assembly staff, Joel Dewus, was not from COVID-19 as suspected but from other health complications.
A Port Harcourt Chief Magistrates’ Court presided over by Chief Magistrate D. D. Ihua-Maduenyi Esq on Wednesday morning ordered the remand of 10 passengers who flew into the Air Force Base Port Harcourt on board the Twin-Otter Caverton Helicopters on Tuesday April 7.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Federal Government and Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to “provide spending details of public funds and private sector donations to provide socio-economic benefits to the country’s poorest and most vulnerable people, including details of beneficiaries of any cash payments, cash transfers, food distribution and other benefits during the lockdown in Abuja; Lagos and Ogun states because of COVID-19.”
Bayelsa State Government has expressed concern over the decline in revenue from the Federation Account arising from the global COVID-19 crisis, saying the economy of states in the country would soon be grounded.
The Lekki-Epe Expressway was on traffic gridlock, yesterday, for the second day, despite the lockdown introduced by the Federal Government to check the spread of coronavirus pandemic.