NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal

NPFL: Match Abandoned As Gombe Utd Fans Went “Beserk” Over Own Goal
 

Saturday’s week 38 Nigeria Professional Football League match between Gombe Utd and Wikki Tourists FC of Bauchi, ended abruptly in Gombe as fans turned violent, protesting an own-goal by the home team. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Gombe Utd fans, already feeling aggrieved over...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

Adi Sets MLS Goal Record

Adi Sets MLS Goal Record
 

Nigerian international, Fanendo Adi, has become the first ever Portland Timbers player to score 50 Major League Soccer goals. Adi has done something no-one at the club has ever done. The 26-year-old forward was on target as Caleb Porter’s men were held to a 2-2 draw by arch rivals Seattle Sounders...

Posted on Jun 27, 2017 - Last updated on Jun 27, 2017

Anti-Corruption: The Presidency Scores Own Goal?

Anti-Corruption: The Presidency Scores Own Goal?
 

When the APC and the Presidency hinged their very existence on anti-corruption crusade, it all looked amusing to the informed. It reminded one of how and why coups had failed Africa generally, and Nigeria in particular. Coups have neither brought stability nor economic fortunes to the Nigerian state...

Posted on Dec 29, 2016 - Last updated on Dec 29, 2016

Owoeri nets eighth goal in Sweden

Owoeri nets eighth goal in Sweden
 

On-form Nigeria striker John Owoeri was the hero of his Swedish club Atvidaberg when he scored a brace in a 3-1 win at Halmstads on Saturday to take his goals’ haul to eight. Atvidaberg are now ninth on the league table with 37 points from 27 games. He scored his first goal of the game […]...

Posted on Oct 6, 2014 - Last updated on Oct 6, 2014

As G20 Chases Growth Goal, Members Differ On How To Get There

As G20 Chases Growth Goal, Members Differ On How To Get There
 

Financial leaders of the Group of 20 top economies remain committed to chasing higher global growth, but were divided on how to achieve it as Germany pushed back at calls from the United States and others for more immediate stimulus. Opening a meeting of G20 finance ministers and central bankers, Au...

Posted on Sep 21, 2014 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2014

BPE: Shifting the goal post

BPE: Shifting the goal post
 

•The fate of power consumers is in the hands of an ill-prepared player For a process that ought to have been home and dry by simple adherence to rules and guidelines, it is unfortunate that the sale of the Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company (DISCO), one of the 17 Power Holding Company of Nige...

Posted on Aug 19, 2014 - Last updated on Aug 19, 2014

Our ultimate goal is to stop Boko Haram, says U.S.

Our ultimate goal is to stop Boko Haram, says U.S.
 

United States Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Ms Linda Thomas-Greenfield, in a LiveAtState interaction with reporters, addressed issues, such as terrorism, sit-tight syndrome and the Chibok girls, among others. What happened to the U.S. efforts regarding the seizure of about 200 girl...

Posted on Jul 14, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 14, 2014

Stunning Luiz Goal Sends Brazil Through

Stunning Luiz Goal Sends Brazil Through
 

Brazil secured a World Cup semi-final against Germany with victory over Colombia on a night of gripping tension and passion in Fortaleza. Captain Thiago Silva set Luiz Felipe Scolari’s side on the way with an early goal, and Brazil looked to be set for a comfortable passage into the last four ...

Posted on Jul 5, 2014 - Last updated on Jul 5, 2014

Messi Scored Goal Of God – Maradona

Messi Scored Goal Of God – Maradona
 

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has described Lionel Messi’s match-winning strike against Iran as “divine intervention”, echoing his sentiment towards his own Hand of God goal scored 28 years ago in the World Cup. The Barcelona maestro unleashed a superb curling effort past Iran go...

Posted on Jun 24, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 24, 2014

United States Downs Ghana 2-1 In World Cup Thanks To Brooks’ Goal

United States Downs Ghana 2-1 In World Cup Thanks To Brooks’ Goal
 

Substitute John Brooks’ headed goal four minutes from time gave the United States a dramatic 2-1 victory over Ghana in a Group G opening round World Cup match on Monday. Brooks scored from a corner kick just four minutes after Andre Ayew of Ghana equalized by giving Ghana the goal that had elu...

Posted on Jun 17, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 17, 2014

Belgium ready to stem World Cup goal rush

Belgium ready to stem World Cup goal rush
 

Belgium captain Vincent Kompany has taken notice of the flood of goals at the Brazil World Cup, but said his team was ready to ensure it was not on the receiving end of a trend that has seen an average of more than three goals per game. “As a defender you see so many goals […]...

Posted on Jun 17, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 17, 2014

Different religions, same goal: How Chibok girls united Christian and Muslim women in Kwara

Different religions, same goal: How Chibok girls united Christian and Muslim women in Kwara
 

The case of the kidnapped girls from Government Secondary School in Chibok; a remote town in the southern part of Borno State in Nigeria may end up having the opposite effect of what Boko Haram terrorists had in mind. If the aim of the extremists is to turn people of different faiths against each ot...

Posted on Jun 7, 2014 - Last updated on Jun 7, 2014

World Cup: Ejidike to give Eagles $1,000 for each goal

World Cup: Ejidike to give Eagles $1,000 for each goal
 

The Nigeria’s Pillar of Sport, Donatus Agu-Ejidike, yesterday said he would give the Super Eagles 1,000 dollars for every goal scored at the FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Agu-Ejidike made the pledge while addressing newsmen in Abuja. He said that he would be going to the World Cup to contribute his li...

Posted on May 20, 2014 - Last updated on May 20, 2014

Adriano’s Goal Can’t Save Paranaense

Adriano’s Goal Can’t Save Paranaense
 

Adriano’s first goal for two years could not keep Atletico Paranaense in the Libertadores Cup on Tuesday as the Brazilian side went down 2-1 to The Strongest in the rarefied air of La Paz. The former Inter Milan and Brazil striker, trying to revive his career at the Curitiba club, equalised in...

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 - Last updated on Apr 9, 2014

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