Chiedo Ekeoma Wins Essex Kent Cruiserweight Championship Belt – Iyke Ekeoma

Iyke Ekeoma, (NIGERIA MOMENT). "Saturday the 28th of November, was yet another successful boxing journey for my third son. He won the Essex kent cruiserweight championship belt. This will be his third win in the IBA World championships. Although Chiedo (The Champ) is an Engineer in the engine management department of Ford Motors UK, he is also a volunteer boxing...

Nigeria Wins FIFA U-17 World Cup Hosted By Chile

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Nigeria Wins FIFA U-17 World Cup Hosted By Chile

Super Eagles Striker, Emmanuel Emenike, Announces Retirement From National Team on Social Media

(NIGERIA MOMENT). In an Instagram post the Super Eagles striker, Emmanuel Emenike, announced that he is retiring form the national team after five years. Emenike wrote on Monday night “No more Eagles career! After five great years, I am happy to announce that I have put full-stop to my national team career for the sake of national peace.” “It’s a pleasure for me...

John Mikel Obi: I am Igbo, and ….

(NIGERIA MOMENT). In what appears to be a response to Super Eagles Coach, Sunday Oliseh who claimed that, he is not Igbo, one of the Nigeria's top football players John Mikel Obi was quoted as saying "I am Igbo, and (1). African Young Player of the Year: 2005, 2006. (2). UEFA Champions League Winner: 2011–12. (3). Premier League Winner: 2009–10, 2014–15. (4). Four times...

Former Nigeria Goalie Vincent Enyeama Tells His Side Of The Story

(NIGERIA MOMENT). During an interview with Channels TV, Goal Keeper Vincent Enyeama tells his side of the story. WATCH VIDEO.

Nigeria’s Goalie Vincent Enyeama: For The Record – Ena Ofugara

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Considering all Nigeria's goal keeper, including Emmanuel Okala, Best Ogedegbe, Peter Rufai, Aloy Agu, etc., ENYEAMA IS OUR BEST GOALIE EVER. Yes, Emmanuel Okala was the first ever AFRICAN FOOTBALLER OF THE YEAR in 1978. Well, Enyeama has not won it but while Okala could only win the African Cup Winners' Cup with Rangers, Enyeama won the African Champion,...

One of Nigeria’s Best Goalkeepers, Vincent Enyeama Dumps Super Eagles

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Vincent Enyeama, who is one of Nigeria’s best goalkeeper, has said that he would no longer a play for the Nigeria’s senior football team, Super Eagles. Enyeama said, has served Nigeria to the best of his ability in the soccer pitch and now, has retired from the Eagles to focus on his club career. “I have fought a good...

Nigerian Businessman Kalu Considers Bid For FIFA Presidency – Eurosport

(NIGERIA MOMENT). EUROSPORT - Nigerian businessman Orji Uzor Kalu has become the latest person to consider making a bid for the presidency of soccer's global governing body FIFA as it struggles to emerge from a corruption scandal. Kalu, a businessman with oil, tourism and other interests in West Africa and former governor of Abia state, is "carefully deliberating upon the decision"...

Man City Starlet Kelechi Iheanacho The New Great Hope For Nigeria – ESPNFC

(NIGERIA MOMENT). ESPNFC - As Kelechi Iheanacho struck home the winner for Manchester City against Crystal Palace this weekend, it seemed as if the whole of Nigeria drew a collective breath. It has been 10 years since Nigerian fans were this excited about a young talent. It is hard not to pick Iheanacho's style as the one that catches the eye....

Dr. Bennet Omalu: Interview With PBS Frontline About The NFL’s Concussion Crisis

(NIGERIA MOMENT). A forensic pathologist, Omalu conducted the autopsy of Pittsburgh Steelers center Mike Webster, which led to his discovery of a new disease that he named chronic traumatic encephalopathy, or CTE. He is currently the chief medical examiner of San Joaquin County, Calif. and a professor in the UC Davis Department of Medical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine. He spoke...

Nigerian Dr. Bennet Omalu’s Discovery Is Now The Subject of Will Smith’s Film Concussion

(NIGERIA MOMENT). According to Associated Press report, Sony Pictures Entertainment once again finds itself trying to justify its own inner dealings, this time over the upcoming Will Smith film about head trauma and the U.S. National Football League (NFL), "Concussion." The question surrounds just how hard-hitting is "Concussion," a film due out in December that dramatizes the forensic pathologist, Dr. Bennet...

Uche Eke Flies High At The 2015 Men’s Junior Olympic National Championship

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Uche Eke Flies high at the 2015 Men's Junior Olympic Gymnastic National Championship held at Daytona Beach, Florida.

Nigerian of Igbo Extraction Is Mr. Universe

(NIGERIA MOMENT). The Norwegian who was 4 times Mr. Universe, European and World Champion is actually a Nigerian born Igbo man from Onitsha, Anambra State. Both his parents are from Anambra State. Meet  Charlie Chirah Abboh the greatest body builder of the world with a masters degree in political science. Charlie Chirah Abboh studies International Politics and lives in Oslo, Norway.                           https://www.facebook.com/charlie.c.abboh?fref=ts

Nigeria Eliminated from Two World Cup Competitions Under President Buhari’s Watch

(NIGERIA MOMENT). The Nigeria's Flying Eagles has been eliminated from the FIFA U-20 World Cup New Zealand 2015. The team's coach is Manu Garba. Nigerians are disappointed by the dismal performance of the team. After crashing out in the round of 16 on Thursday June 11, 2015, the Coach Manu Garba said the Flying Eagles have learnt a lot from the FIFA...

Nigerian Jahlil Okafor Selected by Philadelphia 76ers With No. 3 Pick In 2015 NBA Draft

(NIGERIAN MOMENT). Jahlil Okafor who is of Igbo extraction, Nigeria, has been selected by the  by the Philadelphia 76ers with the No. 3 pick in the 2015 NBA draft on Thursday (June 25, 2015) night at the Barclays Center. According to Sports Illustrated, "Okafor averaged 17.3 points, 8.5 rebounds and 1.4 blocks in his freshman season for the Blue Devils (Duke University)....

Three different Nigerians hold the 100m sprint records for Africa, Asia and Europe

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Quartz Africa: Three different Nigerian-born track champions are the fastest men for Africa, Asia and Europe. That’s right, one country on one continent, has three different athletes representing three different continents. How to explain this? You can blame a badly-run sports administration and a scarcity of resources needed to keep finely-tuned athletes at the top level. And, of course, personal...

Two Nigerians, Andre Iguodala, Festus Ezeli Are 2015 NBA Finals Champions

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Two Nigerian nationals and professional basketball players, Andre Iguodala and Festus Ifeanyi Ezeli made NBA history on Tuesday night with the Golden State Warriors after they defeated the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2015 NBA Championship title. Andre Iguodala (31), has played his 11th year in the league. He was named the 2015 Finals MVP due to his inspiring performances...

Sweden vs. Nigeria – FIFA Women’s World Cup 2015 Highlights

(NIGERIA MOMENT) Nigeria's first match of the 2015 Women's World Cup against Sweden. Watch highlights of 3 - 3 draw. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oudY5hMioWI

Nigeria’s Festus Ezeli And His Team Warriors Wins USA Western Conference Basketball Finals

(NIGERIA MOMENT). Oakland, CA - Nigeria born Ifeanyi Festus Ezeli and his team the Golden State Warriors of Oakland, California are headed to the National Basketball Association  Finals after beating the Houston Rockets 104-90 in Game 5 of 7 games series. Warriors won 4 out of 5 games played. The Warriors will take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA...

Nigeria’s Asisat Oshoala Wins BBC Women’s Footballer Of The Year 2015 (video)

Congratulations to Nigeria's Asisat Oshoala - the winner of 2015  BBC Women's Footballer of the Year award! Watch Video

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