TVC E. The Garden City of Port Harcourt is standing still this evening, Friday May 27, 2016, as former Eagles Skipper, Joseph Yobo, is staging a testimonial match in celebration of his retirement and centenary appearance for the national team.
The event is being organised by the Joseph Yobo Foundation in conjunction with the Rivers State Government to honour the player who had a record 101 caps for the Super Eagles.
Coordinator of the event, Waidi Akanni, said yesterday,Thursday May 26th, 2016 that all was set for the testimonial match.
He said “About 10 players from various parts are already in town. Tressor Lua Lua, the Ayew Brothers: Andrea and Jordan, Sulley Muntari, are some of the players already in town. David Moyes and John Terry will arrive Abuja this morning en-route Port Harcourt. We are set for this big event,”.
Other top players from various parts of Europe especially the EPL arrived Lagos...
A concerned Samaritan who spotted this Youth Corper sleeping on a pedestrian bridge in Kubwa, Abuja – has called out to Nigerians to come to the aid of the young man. Although the unnamed Samaritan didn’t give full details of the corper’s plight – he said the graduate broke down and narrated his heart wrenching life story to him.
According to him, the Place of Primary Assignment he was posted to for his NYSC, rejected him. He had nowhere else to go but to sleep on the bridge.
Nigeria has truly failed us (both past and present leaders). The money meant to develop this country and help our youths, is what these lawmakers looted – leaving nothing for the common man. Basically in Nigeria, if your’e poor – you’re as good as dead....