The European football governing body UEFA has praised Nigerian youngster Stephen Odey after netting his 7th goal of the season for his on loan club, in their 2-1 comeback victory over OB Odense FC on Sunday evening. The former Zurich football club star has been exceptional since joining Randers football club of Denmark on a season long loan deal from Belgium Pro League giants KRC Genk, and he has been able to score seven goals for the club.
Today's Headlines: Another Politician Defect To APC; Nigeria Suffering From Leadership Failure –Wike
Another Politician Defect to APC Stephen Odey, a former Senator from Cross River North in the National Assembly, has defected from the Peoples Democratic Party to join the All Progressives Congress. Photo Credit: Punch Newspapers He contested the December 5, 2020 Cross River North Senatorial byelection on the platform of the PDP, but claimed that he was robbed of his victory after the Court of Appeal removed him over a pre-election matter.
The European football governing body popularly known as UEFA has reacted after Danish Superliga giants Randers football club completed the signing of Nigerian star Stephen Odey. The youngster was signed by Randers football club on a season long loan from Belgium Pro League giants KRC Genk, and he has been unveiled by his new club.
After so many months of a legal battle between Dr. Stephen Odey and Senator Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, Odey has dumped the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The big question is, does his defection to the APC pose a threat to the PDP?
The European summer transfer window shut down on August 31st with several players making moves. The deadline day has been one of the busiest for Nigerian players in Europe, with shocking moves which includes Stephen Odey's loan transfer from KRC Genk to Randers and Marcus Abraham's switch to Portimonense.
When everybody thought the battle of wits between Sen. Stephen Odey and Senator-elect, Jarigbe Agom was over, this morning, there was another unfortunate twist which would delay the inauguration of the latter as Senator representing the Cross River North Senatorial District. After about two months of recess, the National Assembly resumed today and it was widely expected that Agom, who is currently representing Yala/Ogoja federal constituency will be inaugurated as the Senator representing Cross River North Senatorial District.
In-form Nigerian youngster Stephen Odey continues his impressive goal scoring form for Randers football club of Denmark on Sunday afternoon, as he scored another fine goal in their 2-1 comeback away League victory over OB Odense football club in the week 12 of Danish Superliga. The former Mountain of Fire football club of Nigeria forward has been in superb form since joining the club on a season long loan deal in September, and he was able to extend his impressive performance for the club on Sunday.
Almost everyone has been showering praises on Super Eagles of Nigeria striker Victor Osimhen, following his goal scoring form for Napoli football club (9 goals in his last 8 matches), and he has also scored two goals for Nigeria national team in their last four games.
After several meetings in courts and arguments between Stephen Odey and Jarigbe Agom over who is the rightful winner of the Cross River North Senatorial By-election, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has issued a fresh Certificate of Return to Jarigbe Agom as Senator Representing Cross River North Senatorial District, withdraws Odey's Certificate.
Stephen Odey was hired from KRC Genk by Randers on loan to score goals. The task of pinning down an automatic starting place in Gernot Rohr's Super Eagles first XI is daunting than becoming a Randers regular. At Randers they know the difference between a new player who shrivels on their stage and one who responds as if born to thrive on pressure.
By Femi Fasetire Summer transfer deadline came and went with three Nigerian players part of the frenzy, as Ademola Lookman, Stephen Odey and Cyriel Dessers are all celebrating fresh deals that will see them line out for new clubs in the remaining part of this season. However, all three forwards did not get full contracts with their new clubs, as the deals are only loan agreements that offer them opportunities of playing themselves back into contention, after falling down the pecking order at their respective teams.
Former Nigeria professional football league highest goal scorer, Stephen Odey, struck twice in the Europa league on Thursday night as his Dannish side, Randers FC, held Czech Republic outfit, Jablonec FC to a stalemate. The Czech Republic side, Jablonec FC, were faced with an uphill task in their quest for continental glory as they welcomed Dannish topflight league, Randers FC, to their Stadion Strelnice stadium, in one of the 16 games played in the European conference league on Thursday.
The summer transfer window has finally shut down on Tuesday, August 31st and some Nigerian players managed to complete transfer to another team. At least five Nigerian players secured their moves on the deadline day, before the window was shut down. Here is the list of the Nigerian players who moved to another Club.
As Super Eagles boss Gernot Rohr continue to monitor players ahead of the team's next assignment, Nigerian players did their best to impress the Franco-German at midweek. Paul Onuachu and Stephen Odey each bagged a brace for their clubs on Wednesday night. Odey continued from where he stopped last weekend and was excellent for Randers at midweek.
Following the long legal battle surrounding December 5, 2020 Cross River North Senatorial bye-election, the Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja is now set to determine the authentic winner of the election. Photo credit: Leadership Newspaper As the appellate court set to determine the authentic winner of the election on Thursday August 12, 2021, there are four things the people need to know on the long legal battle between the incumbent Senator, Dr Stephen Odey and Agom Jarigbe.
The legal tussle and power battle between Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, Stephen Odey, and Joe Ago was put to rest on Saturday, August 14, 2021, after the Abuja Appeal Court declared Jarigbe as the rightful candidate and winner of the Cross River North Senatorial By-election. In her lead judgment, Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem, said that the appellate court lacked the jurisdiction to review and amend its own decision in the Cross River Senatorial district by-election delivered by the Calabar Division of the court.
This article states the five Nigeria players in desperate need of a geographical change to reinvigorate their Super Eagles careers. 5. Stephen Odey - Genk It is unimaginable that a few years ago, based on potential, Odey was heralded by pundits as possibly one of the best players to play in the Nigeria Professional Football League.
The Cross River North Senatorial Bye-election that saw Stephen Odey and Jarigbe Agom visiting different courts over who is the legal candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) came to a halt some weeks ago when the Abuja court declared Jarigbe winner. Photo of Jarigbe Agom While everyone is waiting for the day Jarigbe Agom would be sworn in as Senator, there is still one hitch in the neck that might stand as a hindrance to the swearing-in.
Here is Rt. Hon. Jarigbe Agom, Senator-elect for Cross River State Northern Senatorial District that has won again at the Court of Appeal, Abuja, today, Saturday, August 14, 2021. The court ruled the appeal submitted by Joe Agi SAN of the All Progressives Congress, APC in favour of Jarigbe Agom of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP and the former was asked to pay a fine of one million naira (N1,000,000) to the latter.
The people of the Cross River North have not witnessed or felt the impact of representation in the 9th Senate ever since Late Senator Rose Oko passed away. The case between Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe and Stephen Odey has lasted for over 10 months leaving their constituents to wallow in pain and wish the matter could come to an end.