It turned out to be black Sunday in the Nigerian Professional Football League as Nasarawa United Football Club defender Chineme Martins gave up the ghost. The defender slumped during today's NPFL Match day 23 encounter against northern neighbour, Katsina United. The player was rushed to the hospital after been attended to by medics at his slumping, but was pronounced dead on arrival. The governor of the state, Abdulahi Sule who was live at the stadium to support the team got the shocking news at the end of
No fewer than 600 terrorists are undergoing rehabilitation. According to Nigerian Military, over 600 terrorists that were captured by the Nigerian Military are currently undergoing de-radicalization and Rehabilitation program at Operation Safe Corridor (OSC) in Gombe State. According to Brig. Gen. Musa Ibrahim , commandant of the OSC, who revealed to Managing director North East Development Commission (NEDC) Mohammed Alkali that they are now ex-terrorists and will be freed soon. According to a quote from NA
Calamity struck with barely 20 minutes into the match day 23 game between Nasarawa United and Katsina United at the Lafia city stadium as Chineme Martins, a central defender slumped and died on the pitch The former player of FC Ifeanyi Ubah was standing far away from action spot when he collapsed, forcing the centre referee to stop the game as the medical team ran onto the pitch to offer first aid treatment. He was later taken in a Press Crew Bus (not ambulance) to a nearby hospital where he was confirmed d
Aisha Falode President of the Nigeria Women Football League (NWFL), Mohammed Alkali Chairman of the Nigeria Nationwide League (NLO) and Chidi Ofor Chairman of the Nigeria National League (NNL), have all been relieved of their duties as the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) desolves the managements of the Nigeria Women Football League, Nigeria Nationwide League and the Nigeria National League. Nigfooty.com gathered that the decision was taken last week. The Trio of Falode, Alkali and Okenwa have failed to le
In a bid to demonstrate their support for his administration, Adogi community in Lafia East Development Area, set aside Friday, September 25, as a special day to celebrate the Governor of Nasarawa State, Engineer Abdullahi Sule. As part of activities lined up for the day, the Adogi Community, led by Hon. Mohammed Alkali, member representing Lafia North at the state assembly, paid a courtesy call on the Governor, at the Government House. In his introductory remarks, Hon. Alkali said Adogi town, with its rich
In recent times, the Nigerian military has said no fewer than 608 repentant Boko Haram insurgents are currently undergoing De-radicalisation, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (DRR) Programme by Operation Safe Corridor (OSC) at Malam-Sidi, Gombe State. Is this move by the military a good or bad one? Recently, the Commandant DRR Camp OSC Brig:- Gen. Musa Ibrahim, made this known when the Managing Director, North East Development Commission (NEDC), Mohammed Alkali visited the camp. NAN quoted him as saying 14
Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL side, Nasarawa United has lost player, Chieme Martins to the cold hands of death. He slumped and died on the pitch this Sunday in Nasarawa Utd 3-0 win over Katsina United at the Lafia stadium in Lafia. PRESS CREW BUS was eventually used to convey player to hospital as he struggled for breath before finally giving up the ghost in today's NPFL Matchday 23 encounter with Katsina United in Lafia is dead. Gov. Abdulahi Sule who was at the stadium during the match w
The northeast is witnessing the building of schools by the Federal Government (FG) through the North East Development Commission (NEDC). The Yobe State Government had provided land for the construction of new primary and secondary schools in Potsdam, Buni Yadi and Gashua Local Government Areas (LGA) of the state.
The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has directed Gov. Abdullahi Sule to relieve the Secretary to the Government of the State, Alhaji Aliyu Ahmed Tijani SSG of his appointment over N284. 5m unaccounted school projects fund when he was a Commissioner of Education in the state. Rt. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House gave the directive on Tuesday in Lafia after the house deliberation on a report of an Ad-hoc committee investigating the alleged N1 billion released in 2018 for the renovat
The Federal Government has handed over 1,000 house units to Borno State for distribution to internally displaced persons (IDPs) at Ngwom village, Mafa Local Government Area. The houses were built as part of President Muhammadu Buhari's 10,000 Housing Scheme, which was coordinated by the North East Development Commission (NEDC).
A pall of darkness enveloped the Nigeria skilled soccer league (NPFL), as Nasarawa United defender dies after slumping in their Nigeria professional football league on the 8 of March. An eye witness who was at the Lafia Township stadium, said the late defender was standing alone when he slumped around the 45th minute. According to witnesses " his team had just been awarded a free kick, and he was standing alone in their own half when he suddenly collapsed. "Other players hurriedly informed the referee about
The Managing Director (MD) of the North East Development Commission (NEDC) Alhaji Mohammed Goni Alkali is a rare breed. His honesty, transparency and uprightness in the discharge of his responsibilities at the NEDC are seldom in most Nigerians. His public actions in the management of people and resources are unlike the general known character of Nigerians.
The police in Bauchi has said on Thursday that 25 persons were burnt to death in an auto crash along Bauchi- Ningi Road in Bauchi State. The Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO) of the command, DSP Abubakar Kamal, made this known in a statements in Bauchi. Kamal said the accident occurred in the early hours of Thursday, involved two vehicles; a Peugeot J5 Bus and a Toyota 18-seater Hummer bus. The Toyota bus was conveying 22 passengers while the J5 bus was carrying 20 cows and four passengers. He said tha
Good news is in the air regarding the football fortunes of Nigerian clubs in Nationwide League One (NLO) as England Premiership side, is set to partner NLO clubs on all around football administration and development. Administration of club football in Nigeria is set to go another level with the partnership between Crystal Palace Football Club of England and NLO. This was disclosed by Martin Prickett, Head of Education, Crystal Palace FC, as he said that the relationship with NLO is aimed to foster strong bo