ZINEDINE ZIDANE: The Only Man Ever To Win Champions League As A Player, Assistant Coach And A Head Coach

There are no longer words to describe French legend, Zinedine Zidane who has been described in different for with superlative words. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest players in the history of the game. Zizou as he is fondly called is a retired French footballer and current manager of Real Madrid. He played as an attacking midfielder for the France national team, … Continue reading ZINEDINE ZIDANE: The Only Man Ever To Win Champions League As A Player, Assistant Coach And A Head Coach

JOSE MOURINHO: From The Special One To The Only One, And Now The ‘Jobless’ One

I was discussing with my cousins on a family group chat on Whatsapp on Wednesday while mocking Arsenal’s ‘near’ failure and ‘almost’ success. A senior cousin of mine is a die-hard fan of Arsenal and sometimes I wonder why and how she hasn’t developed heart ache. Arsenal fans are strong hearted people, no doubt about that. They are used to ‘failure’. No pun intended here. … Continue reading JOSE MOURINHO: From The Special One To The Only One, And Now The ‘Jobless’ One

35 Years After, The ‘Legend’ Bob Marley Lives On

Death, as it is said, comes not to the living soul, nor age to the loving heart. Despite having been dead for 32 years, Nesta Robert “Bob” Marley, forever lives on in our hearts.   The king of reggae, the Jamaican rhythm guitarist and lead singer for the ska, rock steady and reggae bands, ‘Bob Marley & The Wailers’, was born on February 6, 1945 … Continue reading 35 Years After, The ‘Legend’ Bob Marley Lives On

Time For NCC To Grow A Spine

By Charles Ibekwe  Nigeria’s telecom subscribers are being ripped off daily and the only organisation empowered to stop it, the Nigeria Communications Commission (NCC) is set to allow that continue into the foreseeable future except something gives. The network operators are the ones regulating NCC. It is their puppet that jerks in whatever direction they pull the strings to. NCC did not leave anyone in … Continue reading Time For NCC To Grow A Spine

‘El Cholo’ The Aggressive: Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid And The Art Of Reviving Reactive Football

“There is a virtue in this team. We are a group of honest workers who can win or lose. We make ourselves strong with the tools we have. Today, once again, we have won a tremendously difficult game.” – Diego Simeone Yes, once again. The win over Barcelona in the Champions League quarters was another feather in Diego Simeone’s cap that must sit easy over … Continue reading ‘El Cholo’ The Aggressive: Diego Simeone, Atletico Madrid And The Art Of Reviving Reactive Football

The Nigerian Senate Finally Labels Nigerian Women As Slaves, Properties, Objects

According to a former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Annan, “Gender equality is more than a goal in itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge of reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance.” The optimism and hope that heralded the coming on board of the Eighth National Assembly is fast eroding as the lawmakers have been largely disappointing in their duties. It … Continue reading The Nigerian Senate Finally Labels Nigerian Women As Slaves, Properties, Objects

Lionel Messi: The Jinx Breaker, The Nemesis Of Every Player, A Goal Keeper’s Nightmare

“Messi defies the laws of anatomy, he must have an extra bone in his ankle.” – Argentina’s 1986 World Cup-winning coach Carlos Bilardo Lionel Messi is the current best player in the world, having won it a record five times and will surely be on the list again next year. No doubt about. He has no challenger apart from the usual suspect – Cristiano Ronaldo … Continue reading Lionel Messi: The Jinx Breaker, The Nemesis Of Every Player, A Goal Keeper’s Nightmare