Building a Prosperous Akwa Ibom through Sports

. Governor  Udom Emmanuel _________________________________________________   By Aniekeme Finbarr It was Tommy Lasorda, former American baseball player and coach, who once said, that “there are three types of people. Those who make it happen, those who watch it happen, and those who wonder what happened.” The first line captures the passion that Governor Udom Emmanuel […]

Mikel eyes World Cup ticket in Yaounde

. Mikel  ______________________________________   Super Eagles captain and midfielder Mikel John Obi is in a buoyant mood as Nigeria look forward to further feast on the African champions, the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon. The Eagles arrived in Yaounde on Sunday afternoon for Monday’s 2018 Fifa World Cup qualifier against the Central Africans at the Stade […]

Super Eagles to receive N20m from Buhari over game victory; Dalung applauds

Nigeria’s goalkeeper Vincent Ezenwa saves the ball during the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying football match between Nigeria and Cameroon at Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo, southern Nigeria, on September 1, 2017. / AFP PHOTO   Youth and Sports Minister, Barrister Solomon Dalung, has applauded Nigeria’s Super Eagles for their massive 4-0 triumph over […]

W’Cup Qualifier: NFF assures on adequate security, warns troublemakers to stay off 

Adequate measures designed to ensure the security of life and properties of persons coming to the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium to see the World Cup qualifying game between Nigeria’s Super Eagles and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon have been put in place by the Nigerian Football Federation, it was reliably gathered on Thursday.  Security consultant to […]

What Super Eagles stars are saying ahead of tomorrow’s battle in Uyo

Selected Super Eagles stars faced the local media ahead of Friday’s important World Cup qualifier against the Cameroonian national team at the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium in Uyo. As first reported by, Chippa United netminder Daniel Akpeyi failed a fitness test on Wednesday morning, which prompted the coach to hand a late invitation to […]