AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

John Obi Mikel

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Tuesday, February 5th, 2013

Stephen Keshi is Pure Gold

Post by Akin Adesokan Whether or not the Super Eagles win the finals of Afcon 2013, there is a point that followers of Nigerian football everywhere should note—that Stephen Keshi’s ideas represent the best, indeed the future, of the sport that unifies the country even as it inevitably divides it. In fact, I would go

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

What we learn from day seven of the 2013 African Cup of Nations

That was a duel between Zambia and Nigeria. Two equally matched opponents facing each other in the Mbombela Stadium. Each team intent on gaining that certain satisfaction. The Super Eagles wanted to cut down the Champions. The...

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

African Cup of Nations Preview: Nigeria’s Super Eagles back; cautiously optimistic (for once)

Post written by Cheta Nwanze from Lagos* Nigeria has not done well on the continent for quite a while. And by well, we mean we have not won it since forever. Let’s get real, a child who...

Wednesday, April 7th, 2010

Lagos bleeds Chelsea Blue

The BBC debuts a new TV series this month, “Welcome to Lagos,”  on the “ingenuity” of poor people in Nigeria’s  commercial capital, Lagos.The Observer‘s acting arts editor, Akin Ojumu, who is also a fan of David Cameron’s...