Sunday, August 12, 2012
|Rotimi Akeredolu ACN Ondo Gov Candidate|
Ahead of the frthcoming Ondo Governorshp election, over 10,000 unemployed youths from Ondo State have submitted their CVs to the governorship candidate of the Action Congress of Nigeria, Rotimi Akeredolu .
This was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media, Idowu Ajanaku, on Sunday.
Akeredolu had recently promised to create 30,000 jobs in his first 100 days in office, if elected in the governorship election on October 20.
Manchester City have defeated Chelsea,3-2, to win the Community Shield Cup.
Torres was the first to score in the first half for Chelsea.
But Yaya Toure, Carlos Tevez and Samir Nasri scored three superb goals after the break as City took advantage of space in the Chelsea defence created by the red card shown to Branislav Ivanovic in the 42nd minute for a horrible studs-up challenge on Aleksandar Kolarov.
Remember Manchester City are the current EPL Champions while Chelsea are the current Champions League Winners.
The London 2012 Olympics has come and gone. The US finished top of the Medals Table both in the number of Gold and Overall Medals.
US finished First with a total of 104 Medals which consists of 46 Gold, 29 Silver and 29 Bronze Medals.
The People's Republic of China came second with a total of 87 Medals which consist of 38 Gold, 27 Silver and 22 Bronze Medals.
Russia came Third with a total of 82 Medals consisting of 24 Gold, 25 Silver and 33 Bronze Medals.
While host country, Great Britain, came Fourth with a total of 62 Medals consisting of 28 Gold, 15 Silver and 19 Bronze Medals.
Our Nigeria came 86th Position. WTH!
Nigeria has not won a single medal. Na wa ooo! What a disaster to us. We need to do something.
To See Full Medals Tables, CLICK HERE
The United States beat Spain 107-100 Sunday morning to win their second straight gold medal in Olympic basketball.
It was a very though match as you can see in the final scores.
Spain almost denied USA the Gold medal but Thanks to great effort by LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.
Congrats again to the USA Basketball Team. They are simply the best.
Today Nigerians paid tribute to Ex-Super Eagles Midfeilder, Samuel Okwaraji, who died on August 12, 1989 while playing in a World Cup Qualifier Match between Nigeria and Angola at the National Stadium, Lagos.
During the match, Samuel Okwaraji slumped and eventually died when attempts to revive him failed.
We Miss You Sam Okwaraji.
|Al Farouq Aminu|
Nigeria’s Olympic Basketball team player Al Farouq Aminu was recently approached by US celebrity news website TMZ and asked about his nationality.
Aminu clearly stated he wasn’t a Nigerian and had never stepped foot inside the country. hmmm!
He however divulged that his father is and as such, he has the right to play for Nigeria due to dual nationality.
‘I’m originally from Atlanta, Georgia but my dad is Nigerian’, the former LA Clippers player said.
|J Martins Received the ‘Pan African People’s Choice‘ award|
J Martins received the ‘Pan African People’s Choice‘ award while Jim Iyke was given ‘Pan African Actor of the Year‘.
Jim Iyke not present to receive his award.
J Martins is currently on tour in the US along with other Nigerian artistes including Jesse Jagz, Ice Prince, Timi Dakolo and 2face Idibia.
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