Tag: mikel obi

YNaijaSeptember 27, 2022

Ex-Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi announces retirement from football

Mikel Obi, the former captain of the Super Eagles, has ended his professional football career. On Tuesday, the former Chelsea ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJuly 4, 2018

The Big 5: Macron makes historic visit to Fela’s Afrika shrine, Seven Policemen killed by unknown gunmen in Abuja and other stories

French President, Emmanuel Macron on Tuesday met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door bilateral meeting at the Presidential Villa ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 31, 2018

The Big 5: Saraki challenges Jega to list corrupt Senators, Health Minister insists no pay for striking health workers and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the new President of Sierra Leone, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 4, 2017

“We are just very keen to finish what we started” – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles Captain, John Mikel Obi arrived Yaounde on Sunday afternoon for Monday’s 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against the ...

EzinneSeptember 2, 2017

The Thread: “See as Super Eagles Arsenal Cameroon” | TwitterNG celebrates Super Eagles win

Following the match between Cameroon and Nigeria for the World Cup Qualifiers, which saw the Super Eagles defeat the Lions ...

AzeezJanuary 16, 2017

Mikel’s future uncertain as Chinese FA plans to limit number of foreign players

Barely a month after John Mikel Obi joined Chinese club, Tianjin TEDA, the Chinese Football Association (CFA), is set to ...

AzeezJanuary 12, 2017

Why I moved to China – Mikel Obi

Super Eagles captain and former Chelsea player, Mikel Obi has said his move to the Chinese Premier League was in ...

AzeezJanuary 3, 2017

Mikel to consider Chinese club if Valencia can’t meet financial demands

Representatives of Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi have asked Spanish side, Valencia to meet the player’s financial demands by Friday, ...

AzeezDecember 24, 2016

Drogba advises Mikel to quit Chelsea for Marseille

Ivorian legend, Didier Drogba has advised Nigeria’s Mikel Obi to quit Chelsea for French League said Olympique Marseille. Mikel has ...

Op-ed EditorDecember 22, 2016

The Switch: Inter ready for Mikel Obi

Following reports that Super Eagles’ captain, John Mikel Obi is likely to make a switch to Inter Milan, payment portal, ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 12, 2016

The Thread: Victor Moses | Man of the match

The number one trending topic on Twitter tonight is Victor Moses, and it is deserved. He ruled the field in ...

AzeezSeptember 21, 2016

Mikel Obi confirms talks with other clubs for possible Chelsea exit

Super Eagles midfielder, John Obi Mikel has confirmed he will be talking to other clubs ahead of the January transfer ...

AzeezSeptember 10, 2016

Mikel shares his Olympics experience | The good, bad and the ugly

Nigeria’s captain at the 2016 Rio Olympics, Mikel Obi has narrated his experience during the games. Mikel told his club’s ...

YWriterAugust 21, 2016

This Japanese man that is just ‘dashing’ our athletes money – 5 things we found out about him

by Tolu Omoyeni More interesting than the news of the Nigerian Dream Team winning their first medal (bronze) at the ...

AzeezAugust 20, 2016

#RioOlympics: Nigeria gets first medal as U-23 team defeats Honduras

Nigeria got its first medal at the ongoing Rio Olympics, after the U-23 football team defeated its Honduras counterparts 3-2 ...

Mazi EmekaAugust 15, 2016

The Big 5: These are the stories you should be monitoring today

These are the top five stories to monitor today 1. In Kaduna it is school or jail Kaduna state Governor, ...

Oludolapo AdelanaAugust 10, 2016

NFF to pay Siasia outstanding salary

Nigeria’s Under-23 coach Samson Siasia and his assistants will be paid their outstanding salaries, Africanfootball.com reports. According to the report, the Nigeria ...

AzeezAugust 8, 2016

Mikel, others stop Siasia from quitting despite ‘not being paid for 5 months’

Chelsea star, Mikel Obi and other members of the Olympics football team have reportedly stopped Coach, Samson Siasia from quitting ...

AzeezJuly 26, 2016

Mikel Obi joins Olympic team in Atlanta

The Nigeria Football Federation has confirmed the arrival of Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder Mikel Obi to the Nigeria Olympic football ...

AzeezJuly 22, 2016

Siasia announces Olympics 18-man squad (FULL LIST)

Samson Siasia, Head Coach of Nigeria’s U-23 team, has named his 18-man squad that will fly the country’s flag in ...

Oreoluwa PetersMarch 31, 2016

Billionaire, Ifeanyi Ubah handed 10-game ban for slapping Mikel Obi’s brother

Billionaire and Capital Oil boss, Ifeanyi Ubah has been slammed with a 10-game ban and N2.5m fine for slapping Nigerian ...

Oreoluwa PetersMarch 24, 2016

Mikel Obi is the new captain of Nigeria’s Super Eagles

Chelsea FC midfielder, John Mikel Obi, has been appointed the new captain of the Super Eagles by coach Samson Siasia. ...

Ada IgboanugoOctober 16, 2015

Mikel Obi, baby-mama and the twins all in one adorable photo

Mikel Obi and his entire family were spotted in picture shared recently online. The Chelsea player and his Russian baby-mama, ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 19, 2015

Mikel Obi’s newborn babies make their first pout (PHOTOS)

This washes away all doubts. Mikel Obi, is the father of a set of twins by his Russian girlfriend, Olga. ...

Ada IgboanugoSeptember 18, 2015

Chelsea star, Mikel Obi welcomes twin babies?

Mikel Obi posted a picture of a newborn set of twins on his Instagram page. The footballer wrote: ‘My whole ...

Ada IgboanugoAugust 30, 2015

Mikel Obi reportedly has two children with different women

Nigeria/Chelsea midfielder, Mikel Obi, has fathered two children with women he had short relationships with, the UK Mirror reports. The ...

Mallam YeroJuly 26, 2015

Aderonke Ogunleye-Bello: Thinking about John Mikel Obi

The question on everyones’ lips would be, why is she thinking about Mikel Obi. Surely, Mikel Obi’s girlfriend Olga’s eyes ...

ifrekeFebruary 23, 2015

Mourinho is just being a one-eyed hypocrite over Matic incident (PHOTOS)

by Mark Bassey When John Mikel Obi drove into Mikel Arteta last year and broke his shinpad, Jose Mourinho did ...

SolaFebruary 11, 2015

Guys, John Mikel Obi wants you to try this out on Valentine’s Day (LOOK)

by Anike Jacobs Who says footballers can not be die-hard romantics? For Valentine’s on Saturday, Super Eagles player and Chelsea ...

Isime EseneNovember 19, 2014

‘Ifreke Inyang: 5 things we learnt from Nigeria vs South Africa

by ‘Ifreke Inyang   Keshi has to go now This is the most obvious fact, is’t it? The Super Eagles ...

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