Stella Dimoko Korkus.com: Mikel Obi paid $4,000 to save Dream Team VI from embarrassment in Brazil hotel

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Friday, 12 August 2016

Mikel Obi paid $4,000 to save Dream Team VI from embarrassment in Brazil hotel

It has been revealed that Mikel John Obi, had to part with $4,000 of his personal money, to ensure that the Nigeria Olympic team did not miss their flight to Salvador.



Players and officials of the Dream Team VI, were held to ransom in Sao Paulo, over unpaid bills incurred by additional officals.
Organizers of the Games, insisted on a team of 25 players – 18 players and seven officials.

A source confirms that it was the responsibility of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), to offset the bills of the extra five officials.

“We just arrived Salvador now from Sao Paolo. We nearly missed our flight because of unpaid bills in the hotel. The hotel held us to ransom,” a team official told AfricanFootball.com
“The problem is that all the additional officials here in Brazil are the responsibility of the Nigeria Football Federation, who said they will pay for them, but they did not pay for them again.
“The affected officials included the team’s media officer, the team coordinator, the kits manager in charge of players and officials’ kits and the accompanying assistant director technical.

“A call was put across to the honourable minister of youths and sports, he said we should put the bill in the (credit) card but the card didn’t work. They tried and tried but the minister said that only 18 players and seven officials should be captured as regards payment according to the rules of the Olympic Games.
“So, the hotel bills of these other officials, about five of them cost the sum of over $4,000. 

They held us hostage for more than one hour and we nearly missed our flight. It was Mikel (Obi) who rescued us by paying the money.

“I can tell you honestly speaking that this incident is not the fault of the minister because the minister listed the people to be accommodated which were 18 players and seven officials.
dailpost reportage.



*This is just so shameful,Nigeria should never have gone to the Olympic games at alll....WTF!!


51 comments:

Anonymous said...

Stella babes, no be today yansh dey back na. Naija be disgracing us since 1900. I tire jare

CHI EXOTIC CHI EXOTIC said...

You should not have done it Mikel.
Mtseeeew!

phatgal said...

Make we open go fund me account for them na

Cynhams Cakes & Pastries, Abuja. Home delivery. said...

First the embarrassment that happened in USA, now this! Na wah for this country. Stinking change everywhere.

Anonymous said...

See how they continue to disgrace the country upandan. I hope they give Mikel his money back.

Iphie dearie said...

What kind of arrangement is this?
This is getting embarrassing by the day and these Boys do not need it.

So right now Sports is no longer important in Nigeria?

Even if they are working with a tight budget,they need to organise themselves better please!

I understand that sometimes some officials try to add extra people or syphon money from the trip but the Minister should be on top of his Job abeg.

This is his season,this Olympics should be his Day job for now.

For some,you might think...Who Sports Epp?
Well,i cannot begin to list out the advantages of Nigeria being in the forefront in Sports...it puts a nation in a good light in the world. It puts us on the Map.
Attracts investors,gives the world the impression that we are not an area ravaged by terrorists...possibly attract investors,sports lovers etc!

As we fight against corruption and focus desperately on Oil,may we remember other areas that seem irrelevant but highly important.

God Bless Mikel.

Eka Joy said...

So who included the other officials?

JSBunny said...

So who allowed the extra to tag along?

stelly ozoms said...

Haba now!!! Why!!

LOVE BEAUTY said...

Wow, Nigeria is gone.

Anonymous said...

From one problem to another. signs of Nigeria going for Gold, Me think........

Lilly simple said...

That's d height of wickedness

If dey win now dey'll b swift to collect d glory

Fuck government

Ihekire Tony said...

Zoological republic

amanda favour said...

National disgrace!!!!

Anonymous said...

This government is the worst,no plans in anyway

kenna. said...

Nigeria. Smh.

Jack Brenda said...

Can you imagine Nigeria people. Why would they send someone's children to participate in Olympic without funding their transport, accommodation and feeding? And yet those bastard expect them to win a medal

Cynthia Iyede said...

Honestly, they shouldn't have gone since NFF is too stingy to part with fund. Smh

celynkay said...

NIGERIA IS BROKE AND WE ARE ON RECESSION AND PRESIDENT BUHARI IS SPENDING MILLIONS OF DOLLARS SEARCHING FOR OIL IN THE NORTH, WHAT A SHAME.

Moncoeur behbeh said...

It haf do. They should all just pack their loads and disappear to their various locations. Everything is upside down in naija at the moment. Must people be embarrassed first before the red cap wearing cheif of the United State of Nigeria does anything?

rookie said...

Christ! If other senators can come to there rescue like Ben Bruce then the Olympics will be better enjoyed.. Just a thought.....

IJAY said...

Stella you are right they shouldn't have gone , because everyday is one problem to another Na wa

Obama's Sister said...

As in what's all these na? I'm so pained by this. What's $4000 to d Nigeria football federation? It's only to steal money that dey know. Imagine dey embarrassment melted on our dream team.

Ohuche Chijioke said...

So now the government can't even perform in any aspect well,not even sport(football).

Little wonder, when these people will make it, they'll come back and start playing like crayfish and crab.

Ohuche Chijioke said...

So now the government can't even perform in any aspect well,not even sport(football).

Little wonder, when these people will make it, they'll come back and start playing like crayfish and crab, and be performing well in their club side

Anonymous said...

Almost everything about Nigeria is wrong...obi , u earn my respect for the first time

Isolde Fontaine said...

We really need to pray for this country, it needs serious prayers!


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Anonymous said...

Mikel na one chance u enter like this oooooo, cos to refund u go be come issh

golden mummy said...

This is so embarrassing and shameful. I weep for my dear country.

nwanyi imo said...

This govt sha,they don't seem to have any plans on ground concerning anytin. They jst keep acting clueless.hope they pay Mikel's money back.ndi ara

Lilly simple said...

Did u just say Nigeria Govt should rebox him

Are u sure u are in naija

That money don enter Voice maill

Lilly simple said...

Thank u for dis points

God bless you too


Na Oil now dem dey find for North East

Mchewww

Lilly simple said...

Why should dey come to deir rescue
Is not no budget for sport?

Last time dey told d female ballers to pay for their air ticket

What nonsense!!!!

The male footballers now won 2 matches, he ran to Rio to shine teeth for pictures, Minister of United States of Nigeria

iyke david said...

Is like they have turned Mikel to an atm . Later now they will deny the story.

iyke david said...

Is like they have turned Mikel to an atm . Later now they will deny the story.

Peeshoes/Accessories whatsaap 08053903532 said...

Am telling u

HEAD MASTER said...

Oh this United states of Nigeria. You have been gang raped and fucked over times without number by our selfish and heartless leaders. Which way is Nigeria heading to? SMH.

Tush baby said...

Thanks to Mikel for saving us the embarrassment

Anonymous said...

God bless you@ Mikel Obi! He just covered najia's shame, I know the govt won't pay him back! It has entered voicemail!

Anonymous said...

Stella God bless u. I said exactly d same thing. We shldnt have gone for this Olympics if we Cldnt afford it. 🎵no b by force to go Olympics abi no b Wetin dey cos disgrace so. Ahh Han. We shld hv statyrd back there are still so many Olympic games to come. I feel for the athletes but d country shld hv thought of itself 1st before pleasing any1. All these one n.a. d disgrace abroad ooooo. They shld not even expect deir allowances just to reach dere n.a. work how much more to pay dem. Dey shld never have gone. This is biting off more than they can chew..

Lady j said...

Yesooh..
Mikel has been d one rescuing d team since dis Olympic crisis started in America.. Hmmm

Lady j said...

Yesooh..
Mikel has been d one rescuing d team since dis Olympic crisis started in America.. Hmmm

Loveme Jeje said...

Time to change the change. No money for Nigeria. Is it by force to go to the olympics? me self never watch for one day self. what is going on self

Anonymous said...

When is this incompetent pinnick going to go?

Anonymous said...

If you ask me,na who I go ask?

Sherry's Daughter

Anonymous said...

They intentionally want Mikel to pay

Blessyn said...

Things are hard and this has affected me real bad, my tution fee is yet to be paid, please I need help. Twenty six thousand naira is what is left for me to make it complete.

God chic said...

Iphie dearie,please don't sweat it. This minister of sports is one hell of a clown. Mikel shouldn't have paid that money, what's one more embarrassment in the long list of Nigeria's embarrassments. And look how long it took the Fulani man to pick his ministers,one would have thought he was selecting some of the heavenly host.

Yemi7up said...

The NFF chairman need to be sack. He is in competent, have seen us disgraced like this in any competition. Ibo lon ko owo si.

Yemi7up said...

God day Cynhams cake it's been a while.

Yemi7up said...

That is the question that needs good answer. Even Tue president said anyone that has nothing doing shouldn't tag along but since the NFG feels they need to be there the chairman should have source for fund.

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