Archive for September, 2007

This is a great video of how Nigerians attempt to change how they speak once they arrive in foreign nations. Credit for this video goes to Esther Opaluwa who created the video and posted in on facebook.

Samuel Okon Peter, a.k.a The Nigerian Nightmare, and the number 1 contender for the World Heavyweight crown has been temporarily named the world number 1. He was supposed to take on Kazakhstan-born, Maskaev for the heavyweight championship on October 6. But Maskaev suffered multiple hernia dislocation and will be out of action for at least […]

Video of U17 Finals

In: News

23 Sep 2007

Here is the video of the U-17 final between Nigeria and Spain

Kudos to the Falcons

In: News

21 Sep 2007

Although the Falcons did not go past the first round, they deserve a lot of commendation for their efforts. They were grouped with the first, third and fifth ranked nations in the competition. Despite that, they drew with Sweden and lost narrowly to North Korea and the US. Yet, they were treated shamefully by the […]

There has been this back and forth accusations and counter-accusations between the EFCC and the Attorney General for a while now. EFCC were set to charge former Abia State Governor, Kalu for corruption. The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) tried to takeover the case from the EFCC and the EFCC pointedly refused to hand over the […]

I was reading through the different angles of the Etteh story and to be honest, all the stories and opinions I saw are saddening. Here is a woman who is the highest ranking female Nigerian official ever. A woman representing over 50 million Nigerians. And all she could do was to get involve in a […]

What type of leaders do we have for God’s sake? The House of Rep. leader is still facing corruption charges. And here is another story that the Senate President’s guards beat up a reporter while he watched. Does he still think he is in the military? Here is the story: Security guards attached to Senate […]

Below is the EU’s final report on the April Elections as reported in the Punch Newspapers. It also contains some recommendations. EU’s final report on April 2007 elections By EU Election Observer Mission Published: Wednesday, 12 Sep 2007 No detailed breakdown of polling station results was published to enable an independent audit to be undertaken […]

Coach Yemi Tella is a great proof that Nigerians, when provided with the adequate resources are extremely capable. After all the uproar over the appointment of Coach Tella, he has won the U-17 cup for Nigeria. The Nigerian team was the only team to win all their games scoring great goals and conceding just 3 […]

I wonder how many times we have heard these stories before – that the refineries will be revived and they will be fully operational by a certain date. Now, they are again claiming that the Warri and Kaduna refineries will be fully operational by the end of the year. These guys should just SHUT UP […]

The glorious Golden Eaglets have won the U-17 competition. For those of you who have been reading this blog, you will know by now that I am a big fan of this team and that their progress has been monitored and reported continuously. The heroic keeper, Ajiboye saved the first 2 penalties and we have […]

Here is a very good article on the benefits of investing in IPOs and Private Placements in Nigeria as published in the Punch Newspapers. Why investors should take advantage of IPOs, private placements Published: Sunday, 9 Sep 2007 The capital market is akin to any other market by providing an avenue to facilitate exchange. Unlike […]

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