Tinubu rewards Super Eagles with national award, plots of land, flats in Abuja 


President Bola Tinubu, has rewarded the Super Eagles of Nigeria with a national award, a piece of land and flats in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT.

The national award presented to the  Eagles is (Member of the Order of the Niger, MON).

The president announced this today, Tuesday when he received the players and officials of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

The delegation is led by the Minister of Sports Development, Senator John Owan Enoh.

All the team members, clad in green attire including Alex Iwobi, who had been the target of cyber attacks following Nigeria’s defeat by Cote d’Ivoire in the African Cup of Nations final.

Tinubu in a statement through his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, hailed the team, the coach, the crew, and the entire management team for their hard work, assiduity, and sacrifice to come this far in the tournament.

“Let this passing event not dispirit us but bring us together to work harder. We are a great nation bound as one by the green-white-green banner of resilience, joy, hope, duty, and untiring love.

“To those cherished Nigerian youths expressing their gifts in communities, drawing lines in the sand as they play football in their humble rectangles of play, you can be our heroes tomorrow, do not relent in your pursuit. My administration is here to make dreams come true,” he said.

Queen Ferry
Queen Ferry
Chinyere Treasure Ikechukwu also known as Queen Ferry, is a Nigerian business Executive, social media savvy Journalist and Content Editor with over seven years experience. She serves as the Vice-Chairman of Naijatraffic Limited. If Treasure is not researching/blogging, she will be making delicious delicacy.

Popular Related

Knocks for Nike over new super eagles kits

On Monday, following the official announcement of the Super Eagles new kits by Nike, citizens invaded social media to expressed their anger over the...

Jagaban: The master strategist

Jagaban: "The Master Strategist" What most African politicians have mastered and perfected is the art of winning elections fraudulently. They are so good at this to...

Easter: Federal Government announces Friday, Monday as public holidays

The Federal Government has announced Friday March 29, and Monday, April 1, 2024, as public holidays for Christians to celebrate the Good Friday and...

Four students win FCV Gladiator scholarships

At a gathering on Grange School, Lagos for the second FCV Gladiator Camp, four Students Chikwere Ikpo, Yakubu Danladi, Stephen Akhimien, and Sadiq Musa,...

Big win for Team Nigeria in sambo

On Tuesday, the four-man group for Nigeria Team of the Sambo event of the 13th African Games in Ghana obtained one gold, one silver...

Ex-Barcelona player Dani Alves jailed 4 years over sexual assault

Former Barcelona footballer and Brazilian international, Dani Alves has been sentenced to four and half years to prison over sexual assault. Catalonia’s top court on...

ex-Napoli striker said Osimhen misses too many penalties

Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen, is a fantastic player, according to former Napoli forward Stefan Schwoch, but the 25-year-old isn't very good at penalties. Schwoch mentioned...

Abdullahi Saidu-Baba, NTF boss calls for new athletes, laments over late planning

Abdullahi Saidu-Baba, the President of the Nigeria Taekwondo Federation, has declared that Nigeria needs new talents in taekwondo and other sports in order to...

Israel Adesanya favourite for Du Plessis UFC title bout’-Robert Whittaker

Robert Whittaker, UFC fighter has tipped his Ex rival Israel Adesanya as favourite for his potential bout against middleweight champion Dricus du Plessis at...

Fidelis Ilechukwu dreams NPFL title after derby win

Ilechukwu Fidelis the Enugu Ranger Coach, declared that his team is putting up more energy in their pursuits to land on their first Nigeria...