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    • Nigeria's Kaitaclysm in pictures

          Picture above; The Greek player urges Kaita to hold on to his collegue long enough for the referee to notice. Kaita's response in Nigerian jingo approximates "Damn! Boy! This Jabulani is fast!" Here, player No 16 says to Kaita after the ... | Read More

      • Egoigwe
      • | Jun 28, 2010
      • | 601 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Choosing Nigeria's Super Eagles.

      Judge to child: Do you want to live with your mother? Child:No Judge: Why?  Child: She beats me. Judge:Okay, so you want to live with dad? Child:No  Judge: Why not? Child: He beats me too. Judge: So who do you want to live with? Child:... | Read More

      • Egoigwe
      • | Jun 25, 2010
      • | 515 views
      • | 2 comments
    • Nigeria departs with 419 rating

      The expression "He is a 419 guy", in Nigerian local parlance, means the person in question is a fraudster or confidence trickster. It draws from the section of our penal code that bears the punitive description for crimes of fraud and obtaining un... | Read More

      • Egoigwe
      • | Jun 24, 2010
      • | 489 views
      • | 5 comments
    • Nigeria's World Cup Kaitastrophy

      Sani Kaita has developed a sudden notoriety that he never dreamed of. No doubt it will vanish as soon as he scores a few goals on the football pitch, such is the way of sports. What will linger though is the new category of kaitaisms he has added ... | Read More

      • Egoigwe
      • | Jun 19, 2010
      • | 624 views
      • | 3 comments
    • Man Vs Machine: When Kramnik missed the point!

      In this game , Kamnik, the world champion failed to see a one-move mate... it goes to show, as one commentator noted, that in chess you can plan all you want but still fail to see that which is planned for you. It is a testimony to how unpredicta... | Read More

      • Egoigwe
      • | Aug 18, 2007
      • | 694 views
      • | 3 comments
    • All for the love of chess

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      • Egoigwe
      • | Aug 18, 2007
      • | 520 views
      • | 2 comments