Monthly Archives: January 2013

"I want to be like Fela" – Efya

Ghanaian female musician, Efya has revealed that, she hopes to become a legend and own her own club/shrine just like Nigerian Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti, in future. Speaking to the crew of 30minitz during the filming of the show, Efya stated that, all of what she is doing now is trying to be a legend, adding that she hopes to make true Hugh Masekela’s wish for her to own her club /shrine where she will entertain crowds week in, week out...

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Benitez confused by Chelsea’s lack of killer instinct

| credits: Chelsea manager Rafa Benitez says the European champions must regain their killer touch if they are to apply any pressure on Premier League leaders Manchester United after a late collapse against Reading on Wednesday. Leading 2-0 with three minutes remaining, the London club allowed Adam Le Fondre to score twice for relegation-threatened Reading to leave Benitez and opposite number Brian McDermott at a loss to analyse what happened...

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How to avoid Nigeria’s breakaway in 2015 – IBB

By HUGO ODIOGOR & CHARLES KUMOLU Former Military president, General Ibrahim Badamosi Babangida (rtd), yesterday undertook a critical view of the predictions made by soothsayers, including the United States of America that Nigeria will disintegrate in 2015 and suggested ways to ensure the predictions do not become a reality. ...

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Lagos to distribute handball equipment

The Lagos State Handball Association has said that it would equip a minimum of 15 schools with training facilities in its determination to promote the sport in the state. The association’s Technical Director, Toyin Aluko, told the News Agency of Nigeria on Thursday in Lagos that the items to be distributed included goal posts, nets and balls...

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Ibori: S-Court strikes out EFCC’s appeal

By Ikechukwu Nnochiri ABUJA—The Supreme Court, yesterday, struck out an appeal against convicted former Delta State governor, James Ibori by Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. The anti-graft agency had gone before the apex court, challenging the decision of the Court of Appeal sitting in Kaduna State, which had maintained that Ibori should be tried in Asaba, Delta State over the 107-count money laundering charge EFCC earlier preferred against him. ...

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‘Inadequate facilities hampering kickboxing’

National coach, Kickboxing Federation of Nigeria Cletus Okegbe on Thursday in Lagos said that inadequate facilities were hampering the training of kick boxers at the National Stadium in Lagos. Okegbe told the News Agency of Nigeria that kick boxers currently trained on a hard ground at the stadium due to lack of mats, a situation he said predisposed them to injuries...

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Ebonyi wins gold medals at NSSF

Ebonyi State has won three gold medals in wresting at the ongoing 5th National Schools Sports Festival holding in Port Harcourt. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that the achievement was recorded on Wednesday...

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HotSports squash tourney gets underway

Intense squash action commenced on Thursday at the Lagos Country Club squash section where the annual HotSports Ladder Challenge is holding. Declaring the 5th edition of the championship open, Sports Secretary of the Lagos Country Club Tony Da-Silva lauded HotSports for sustaining the sponsorship of what has become the foremost tournament in the club. ...

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