NIGERIA AS A NATION CONTINUES TO THRIVE IN SPORT!
Aug06

NIGERIA AS A NATION CONTINUES TO THRIVE IN SPORT!

By Victoria Ita They did not just stop at winning the African Cup of Nations 2013: Nigeria were one of only two African nations to reach the knockout stages of the World Cup; and maintained their top ten status at the Commonwealth Games 2014 in Glasgow, Scotland. After Nigeria’s success in the African Cup of Nations 2013, going from failing to qualify the previous year to winning the tournament, the national football team continued to...

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Commonwealth Games 2014: Nigeria’s Sprint Queen, Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold in Glasgow
Jul29

Commonwealth Games 2014: Nigeria’s Sprint Queen, Blessing Okagbare takes 100m gold in Glasgow

Blessing Okagbare see off Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart to win 100 metres gold Africa’s fastest woman is now the fastest woman in the Commonwealth. Blessing Okagbare backed up a series of scintillating runs at Hampden Park to claim a stunning Commonwealth Games 100 metres title ahead of Jamaica’s Veronica Campbell-Brown and Kerron Stewart on Monday night. The Nigerian, who had gone in as the pre-race favourite,...

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Germany are the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ champions, lifting the Trophy for the fourth time
Jul14

Germany are the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ champions, lifting the Trophy for the fourth time

Germany are the 2014 FIFA World Cup™ champions, lifting the Trophy for the fourth time in their history after overcoming Argentina 1-0 courtesy of an extra-time goal by Mario Gotze at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro. The substitute settled a tie that was in the balance from the first minute until the last with a finish of startling composure given the circumstances, pressure and surroundings. His strike proved the difference, with...

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Super Eagles of Nigeria aim to beat France on Monday, 16th June 2014 for a historic place in the quarter finals of the FIFA 2014 World Cup
Jun30

Super Eagles of Nigeria aim to beat France on Monday, 16th June 2014 for a historic place in the quarter finals of the FIFA 2014 World Cup

Nigeria will square up against France at the 72, 000 capacity, Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha, the second biggest stadium in Brazil Coach, Stephen Keshi says his team has no option than to win against France when they clash in the round of 16 on Monday. Keshi stated before they departed Campinas for Brasilia. He said the team’s mentality is strong and for them, it has always been nothing but a win each time they are out to play a...

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Brazil 2014 – Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Argentina for place in the knock out stage
Jun24

Brazil 2014 – Super Eagles of Nigeria take on Argentina for place in the knock out stage

Nigeria has not reached the knockout phase since 1998, but a draw will suffice in their final group match to finish in second place Nigeria face Lionel Messi’s already-qualified Argentina in Porto Alegre with a first appearance in the last 16 since 1998 tantalisingly within the African champions’ grasp. Defeat by Argentina, who sit top with wins over Iran and Bosnia, could still see Stephen Keshi’s men prolong their...

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Third  Women4Africa Awards 2014
May20

Third Women4Africa Awards 2014

By Ayanronke Ojo The third women4Africa Awards Night took place on Saturday 10th of May 2014 at the Kensington Town Hall, London. Womene4Africa is an organisation designed to develop Africa focusing on human capital issues. The focus of the Awards Night is to celebrate the ordinary African women doing extraordinary things; both in Africa and the diaspora. The night started off with an opening prayer and welcome speech to the third W4A...

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