Should we procure the services of foreign mercenaries or not? There were strident arguments for and against.
Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, offered the clarification in a statement.
He spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria on Monday at the sidelines of the inauguration of the year-long commemoration of Liberia’s bicentennial anniversary in Monrovia.
Reliable camp source hinted that the national team’s handler Gernot Rohr and his backroom staff have arrived the camp, just as the invited players are expected to report for training sessions ahead of the tie.
From the first day of the competition, there were surprises with defending champion Oba Oba Kizito of Cote d’Ivoire tasting defeat in the team event while Ghanaian teenagers – Blessing Labanti and Emmanuella Yaa- Kyere headlining the tournament as the youngest duo in the Ghanaian team.
Balogun opened scoring in the 29th minute just before Osimhen extended the lead few minutes to the break.
Butler was impressed with the effort from his players against a Super Eagles team he described as a “very good” side.
The Super Eagles face a double-header of World Cup qualification games this week against Liberia and Cape Verde.
Sirleaf disclosed this while speaking with newsmen after her closed door meeting with Jonathan in Abuja.
The match, which is scheduled for today will be airing live on a special pop-up channel, SuperSport Nigeria Pop-Up (GOtv channel 35) at 7:30pm.
In terms of military aircraft strength, Nigeria is ranked 65 out of 140 countries in a 2021 Global Firepower Index, far behind Egypt (10), Algeria (22). Morocco (40), Sudan (51), Tunisia (58) and Kenya (59). But whereas it is generally agreed that Nigeria needs to re-tool, fund, and re-position its military, especially in the face of the spread of terrorism,
CAF Emergency Committee, in consultation with FIFA, decided to postpone the CAF qualifiers for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 that were due to be played in June 2021 after taking into consideration the current challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to ensure the optimal playing conditions for all participating teams.
The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Thursday.
Bility, a member of the African Confederation executive committee and former president of the Liberian federation was found guilty of misappropriating FIFA’s funds, according to the organisation.
The National Emergency Management Agency on Friday said a total of 14,036 Nigerians have voluntarily returned home under the Assisted Voluntary Returnees Programme which began in April 2017.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors the visiting Liberian President, George Weah, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Authorities in Liberia have blocked the internet in what is perceived to be a move to suppress ongoing anti-government protests in the capital, Monrovia.
President George Opone Weah of Liberia and a former Nigerian Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (rtd), on Wednesday joined other speakers to x-ray the impact of democracy on the socioeconomic development of Africa.
The President of Liberia, George Weah, is expected in Lagos to speak on the practice of democracy in Africa on February 6, at a conference organised by the Centre for Values in Leadership.
Morocco is not on the agenda of the 54th Ordinary Session of the ECOWAS’ Heads of State and Government, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.