Reps Condemn Jonathan’s Ban On Super Eagles, Ask For Reversal

Members of the House of Representatives at the plenary of the lower chamber this morning condemned yesterday’s decision of President Goodluck Jonathan to suspend Nigeria’s participation in tournaments organised by FIFA for the next two years, describing it as not well thought out. The lawmakers, who feared that the decision will have a retrogressive effect […]

CAF Wades Into FIFA/Nigeria Row

Reactions from both home and abroad have greeted the ban, by President Goodluck Jonathan, of the Super Eagles from international competitions for the next two years and the dissolution of the board of NFF. The Executive Committee of the Confederation of African Football, CAF, said they are disturbed by the action of the Nigerian government. […]


Where is the outrage, Nigerians? We are on the threshold of a dictatorship – Jonathan style. Somebody should tell him that the NFF is a not a government Department per se. At a time we were beginning to think that sanity was crawling into the polity, Mr Jonathan is taking us back to 1996. Then, […]


Nigerians are even more embarrased by the President Jonathan’s suspension of Super Eagles. Many Nigerians who spoke to us this afternoon condemned the action describing it as Presidential rascality. According to Tunde, a Nigerian resident in the Netherlands the action of the president is too embarrasing, eventhough He agreed that urgent steps needs to be taken […]


Arunma Oteh, the woman tasked with the unenviable job of policing Nigeria’s financial world, has a warm smile and a piercing stare. The central bank governor carried out a forensic cull – the so-called “Friday massacre” – sacking management teams at eight banks. As the stock market fell, it became apparent some stockbrokers were involved […]


Police in the US are reopening an investigation into allegations that former Vice-President Al Gore made unwanted sexual advances to a woman at a hotel in 2006. Police in Portland, Oregon, had earlier said they considered the case closed because there was no evidence. A spokeswoman for Mr Gore said he “unequivocally” denied the allegations. […]

Nigeria’s diaspora responsible for the largest remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa -Research.

  {The Hague, Netherlands} A recent study conducted by an American based migration Agency-Migration Policy Institute Watchington DC, has revealed that Nigerians in Diaspora are responsible for the largest remittance flows to sub-Saharan Africa. The report which was prepared by Blessing Mberu and Roland Pongou a copy of which was made available to Destination Nigeria in […]


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