From the land of Samba and Jogo Bonito (the beautiful game of football) came a series of cocaine consignments―by air and sea. But NDLEA agents foiled the attempts to traffick them into and across Nigeria by intercepting the consignments at the points of entry. The drug-from-Brazil episode, which has various strands, ended in a victory for the anti-narcotics agency.
Death is the inevitable end of man and the Nigeria football community have had a fair share of the journey of return in the year so far.
Soccer has been dubbed ‘Jogo Bonito’ by Pele himself and his reasons to call it The Beautiful Game is clearly evident- tense closing minutes, unparalleled drama and some cracking shots. However, that’s not all, the flair within the game the aura of the players and the ball being rolled over by god knows how many ways gets the adrenaline racing through your veins. Soccer is the heartbeat of fans and their team is the bloodline. However, amidst all the drama in the field, you cannot ignore the drama off-field.