Nigeria loses bid to host U-20 Women’s World cup

by Chuks Azotanion December 23, 2019
Nigeria has lost its bid to host the U-20 Women’s World cup in 2020, following FIFA’s decision to go with Costa Rica and Panama as joint hosts.  The decision came after the proposed facilities to be used for the global women’s tournament in Nigeria was visited by a FIFA inspection team. The world cup matches would have been […]

Buhari-Tinubu Alliance Will Crack Noticeably In 2020 – Farooq Kperogi

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 9, 2019
In what could be his most detailed interview so far, US-based journalism teacher and critic, Farooq Kperogi, speaks on a wide range of issues from his hard-hitting columns to journalism in Nigeria and from Atiku Abubakar to Sowore’s detention and the Buhari-Tinubu relationship. It’s as hard as nails, and yet, clear as crystal. Once you […]

Gombe, Niger, Kwara, Kogi, Osun, Enugu, Ebonyi and Akwa Ibom 

by Ikokwu Ikembaon December 7, 2019
An estimated N675 billion was paid in cash as bribes to Nigerian public officials in 2019, an anti-corruption survey on Nigerians who had encounters with public officers has shown. The survey was conducted by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and the Nigerian Bureau of Statistics (NBS). It was funded by the […]