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Eguavoen says Eagles are now favourites to win Nations Cup after qualifying for second round

INTERIM Super Eagles head coach Augustine Eguavoen has said he believes that Nigeria are now firm favourites to win the ongoing African Cup of Nations after his team's qualification for the second round with a 3-1 victory over Sudan yesterday.



Nigeria’s contract with Ndigbo 2023 aimed at ending Biafran agitation once and for all 

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Both the APC and PDP agree to field Igbo presidential candidates for the 2023 elections 

[2] Nigeria’s federal government will establish an ecological disaster fund to address erosion in the southeast geo-political zone 

[3] As from Feb 1 2022, your state of birth should be made your state of origin constitutionally 


Were I of Igbo extraction I would have run for Nigeria’s president next year with a promise to deliver the following pyramids by 2027

Ayo Akinfe 

[1] Yam - 80m tonnes

[2 Rice - 50m tonnes

[3] Onions - 10m tonnes 

[4] Coconuts - 10m tonnes 

[5] Groundnuts - 5m tonnes 

[6] Cocoa - 2m tonnes

[7] Kolanuts - 300,000 tonnes

[8] Cassava - 80,000 tonnes 

[9] Millet - 20,000 tonnes

[10] Sorghum - 20,000 tonnes 


Southampton's Nathan Tella sets his sights on featuring for the Super Eagles internationally

SOUTHAMPTON midfielder Nathan Tella has become the latest diaspora-born footballer to pledge his international future to Nigeria after revealing that he dreams of lining up for the Super Eagles one day.



Were I one of the candidates running for president, here are 10 targets I would have in sight over the next decade

Ayo Akinfe 
[1] By 2033, Nollywood must make more films and sell more tickets than Hollywood and Bollywood 
[2] By 2033, Nigeria must have at least two aircraft carriers so she can effectively police her maritime and land borders and deploy her aircraft anywhere in the world 
[3] By 2033, Nigeria must account for at least 20% of global pharmaceutical production 
[4] By 2033, Nigeria’s gross domestic product (GDP) must at least total $2trn 


Balance and Equity Group says Igbo presidential candidate must be acceptable to all Nigerians

SOCIO-political body the Balance and Equity Group has advised politicians of Igbo extraction who believe the southeast geo-political zone should produce Nigeria's next president to ensure they pick a candidate acceptable to all parts of the country.



Soludo names Oby Ezekwesili as the head of his transition team ahead of his March inauguration

FORMER Central bank of Nigeria (CBN) governor Professor Charles Soludo has appointed ex-minister of education Obiageli Ezekwesili as head of his transition team as he prepares to assume office as the next Anambra State governor.



Nigeria's lifting of ban on Twitter condemned as sheer politics in the run-up to elections

MEDIA personalities and social critics have described the Nigerian government's recent decision to lift its ban on Twitter as sheer politics pointing out that the federal government only took the step because of the looming general elections next year.



UK diplomatic mission in Nigerian suspends flexi appointment walk-in service until further notice

BRITAIN's diplomatic mission in Nigeria has announced a temporary suspension of the Flexi Appointment regime known as the walk-in service whereby applicants can  turn up without appointments and get seen at its visa application centres (Vac).



Fears grow that Awaziem may be out of the Nations Cup as he fails to recover from knock

CHIGOZIE Awaziem could be out of the 33rd African Cup of Nations after it emerged that he is nursing an injury which is far worse than originally thought and is likely to keep him sidelined for a few weeks at the very least.




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