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Five Nigerians make CAF Best XI

The Confederation of African Football has selected five members of the Super Eagles for the Best Eleven after Nigeria defeated Burkina Faso 1-0 on Sunday to lift the Nations Cup title for the third time. Goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama, defender Efe Ambrose, midfielder Mikel Obi and forwards Victor Moses and Emmanuel Emenike were selected to complete […]

Eagles punish Burkina Faso…Win AFCON 2013

By KUNLE SOLAJA, National Stadium, Johannesburg On the alluring turf of the 90,000-seater National Stadium and in front of enthusiastic and appreciative crowd, it was Super Eagles all the way! They beat hard-fighting Burkina Faso 1-0! The Super Eagles are the champions for the third time. The inscription on their ceremonial dress after the final […]

Nigeria crowned African Champion with a 1-0 win over Burkina Faso on home based player Sunday Mba’s goal in the 40th minute

By Ian Hughes BBC Sport Sunday Mba scored a magnificent winner as Nigeria won the Africa Cup of Nations for the third time. The dominant Super Eagles made the breakthrough just before half-time when Mba clipped the ball over Mohamed Koffi and then volleyed into the far corner. Burkina Faso almost equalised when Wilfried Sanou […]

Boko Haram recruits women for arms struggle

Nigeria’s terror outfit, Boko Haram, is said to have commenced the recruitment of women for the movement of arms and ammunition in the North Eastern geo-political zone. It was learnt that the leadership of the JTF had informed operatives of the special task force during a briefing in Maiduguri, that the sect was recruiting women […]

Three S.Korean doctors killed in Potiskum

KANO (AFP) – Three doctors killed in a knife attack in a volatile town in northeastern on Sunday were South Korean and not Chinese as originally reported, police said. Men armed with knives slit the throats of the three Korean doctors in a pre-dawn attack in the town of Potiskum, police said, in the latest […]

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