‘I was so in love to consider age when I married Kanu,’ ex-footballer’s wife

TVC E. Amara Nwankwo, wife of ex-Nigerian international, Kanu Nwankwo has revealed why she got married at the age of 18.   She disclosed that she was so in love with the ex-Arsenal legend to consider her age when she got the marriage proposal. In an interview with Punch, she said, "I wasn’t scared; I felt it like it was the best thing that could have happened to me. I was in love, so there was no time for a negative feeling like fear to come up. I think the love I had and still have for my husband was all I needed to feel comfortable and good." Speaking further she said, 'Marriage is a growth process and I learn on a daily basis. I got married as a teenager. I was young. I think I jumped into the deep end and I simply went with it. It takes a lot of determination to keep...

Kanu blasts NFF leadership over AFCON miss

A former Super Eagles captain Kanu Nwankwo has said the current leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation led by Amaju Pinnick has failed the country. Kanu’s bashing of the NFF comes after the country failed for the second straight time to qualify for the AFCON. He said the NFF have to change their style of leadership if Nigeria were to achieve success again. This criticism comes after several prominent stakeholders demanded the resignation of president Amaju Pinnick as well as his entire executive committee after this unprecedented failure. On Tuesday, the NFF executives will meet with the country’s sports minister for a consultative meeting in Abuja....

Korede Bello, Darey, other celebrities join Nigerian Police to walk against crime

On Saturday, March 26, 2016 the Nigeria Police force as part of its ‘Police Week’ activities held a walk against ‘Crime’ at the nation’s capital, Abuja. Mavin act, Korede Bello who was unveiled as the first ‘Young Ambassador’ of the Nigerian Police force led other celebrities likeDarey Art Alade, John Fashanu, Kanu Nwankwo and others to be part of the walk against crime. ...

West Ham boss confirms Emenike interest

TVC E.West Ham manager, Slaven Bilic, has confirmed the club is looking at Nigeria striker Emmanuel Emenike as a possible signing in this transfer window. Emenike has ended his loan stint at Al Ain of Dubai and could join the English Premier League side on loan from Turkish club Fenerbache. “There is a new situation with a couple of our players might leave the club and if that happens then we are going to try to get one in – and Emenike is one of them (we’re looking at). But it is not a done deal. “Of course he is a good player. He is one of the players we have been linked with and we will see,” africanFootball.com quoted Bilic as saying on the club’s transfer targets. ...