Nigeria’s Sports Minister Bolaji Abdullahi read about Keshi’s resignation on the Internet, while the NFF are not responding, until they attempt to make the coach change his mind.
It was a huge blow on Monday evening, when the Nigeria football coach, Stephen Keshi announced his resignation from his job as the coach of the national team, just less than 24 hours after he guided the Super Eagles to AFCON glory at the National Stadium.
Keshi claims that before the quarter-final clash against Ivory Coast, the NFF had already decided they would sack him as soon as the Super Eagles were knocked out. He said the NFF booked a plane ticket back to Nigeria as soon as they found out that they will play the Elephants. Continue reading →
Channels TV Head of Sports, Joe Ighile, collapsed on Friday night while presenting the 9′ O Clock live sports programme. After introducing the programme, Joe told the crew that he was feeling uncomfortable and asked to take a break.
He stepped out of the studio for some fresh air and collapsed a few minutes later.
He was immediately rushed to the hospital where he was latter confirmed dead.
Until his sudden demise, Ighile, 47 was Channels TV Head of Sports, he joined the organization in 2003.
We gathered that the 48-year-old graduate of the then Bendel State University, now Edo State University, Ekpoma, where he studied English and Literature just returned from South Africa where he had been covering the on-going 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON).