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EPL: Why Chelsea rejected £25million offer for Nigerian forward

Chelsea threw out a £25million bid from Tottenham Hotspur for Nigerian-born striker, Tammy Abraham, on deadline day, Goal reports. Abraham, who was identified by Mauricio Pochettino as an understudy for Harry Kane, was keen on a switch across London, but Chelsea had no interest in selling him to their fiercest local rival. Spurs eventually failed […] EPL: Why Chelsea rejected £25million offer for Nigerian forward

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Buratai ordered to pay N11m as civilians floor Nigerian Army in court

The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has ordered the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. General Tukur Buratai, to pay N11million as damages for the breach of fundamental rights of 11 Gombe State indigenes illegally detained by officers of the Nigerian Army. This followed a fundamental right enforcement suit marked: FHC/ABJ/CS/777/2018, which the Applicants […] Buratai ordered to pay N11m as civilians floor Nigerian Army in court

Fayemi’s camp blows hot over Fayose’s ‘illegal recruitment’ in Ekiti

The John Kayode Fayemi (JKF) Centre, founded by Ekiti governor-elect, Dr Kayode Fayemi, says the on-going recruitment exercise by the Ayo Fayose administration is illegal. The state government had said 2,000 workers made up of 600 Secondary School teachers, 400 Primary School teachers and 1,000 core civil servants would be employed. But the Director of […] Fayemi’s camp blows hot over Fayose’s ‘illegal recruitment’ in Ekiti

PDP youths speak on ‘plan’ by ex-Kogi Gov Idris to impose sons

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, National Youth Frontier, has reacted to claims in some quarters that former Kogi governor, Ibrahim Idris, had concluded plans to impose his sons as Governor of the state and member of the House of Representatives respectively. PDPYF in a statement issued by its coordinator, Comrade Usman Okai Austin, said the […] PDP youths speak on ‘plan’ by ex-Kogi Gov Idris to impose sons

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Nigerians still in love with their oppressors – Ex-Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings, former Head of State and President of Ghana, has said that Nigerians are still in love with their ‘oppressors.’ He stated this during a closed-door meeting with 2019 presidential aspirant, Omoyele Sowore, in Accra, Ghana. A statement on Thursday by Rachel Onamusi-Kpiaisi, Director, PR, Media and Communications of the Sowore 2019 Campaign […] Nigerians still in love with their oppressors – Ex-Ghana President, Jerry Rawlings

Angry mob lynches five suspected armed robbers in Cross River

Five suspected armed robbers have been lynched by angry mob in Calabar South Local Government Area of Cross River State. The corpses of the alleged armed robbers were found on Thursday morning at Ekpo Abasi junction, Ekpo Abasi by Yellow Duke and another at Abasi Orok Street, all in Calabar South. According to an eyewitness, […] Angry mob lynches five suspected armed robbers in Cross River

Ugwuanyi inaugurates South East Govs’ Committee on Health

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State on Thursday inaugurated the recently constituted “South East Govs Forum-Consultative Committee on Health (SEGF-CCH)”. The committee is saddled with the responsibilities of facilitating, among others, the productive and effective coordination of all health-related programmes in the zone for the wellbeing of the people. The South East Governors’ Forum had […] Ugwuanyi inaugurates South East Govs’ Committee on Health

2019: Why we endorsed Buhari for second term – Labour Party

The Labour Party (LP) has pledged to deliver 16 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the 2019 presidential election. National Chairman of the party, Mike Omotosho, gave the assurance on Thursday in Ilorin at a public lecture and inauguration of Wards and Local Governments canvassers for re-election bid of Buhari and his Vice, Prof. […] 2019: Why we endorsed Buhari for second term – Labour Party

Buhari has done more for poor Nigerians than past leaders – Festus Keyamo

Festus Keyamo, the Director of Media for the Buhari Campaign Organisation, on Thursday insisted that no president in the history of Nigeria had touched the lives of the poor and vulnerable since 1999 like President Muhammadu Buhari. Keyamo stated this at the inauguration of Buhari/Osinbajo Project 2019 in Ilorin, the Kwara State capital. The senior […] Buhari has done more for poor Nigerians than past leaders – Festus Keyamo

Transfer: Why PSG will be forced to sell either Neymar or Mbappe to Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain may be forced into selling either Neymar Jr. or Kylian Mbappe, to avoid financial fair play sanctions. UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body are due to confirm, whether PSG are guilty of breaching FFP regulations this week. If the ruling go against them, the Ligue 1 champions might be forced into either selling Neymar […] Transfer: Why PSG will be forced to sell either Neymar or Mbappe to Real Madrid

Davido reacts to Duncan Mighty battering his wife

Nigerian superstar singer, David Adeleke, has reacted to viral report that Port Harcort-based artiste, Duncan Mighty battered his wife. The report of Duncan Mighty battering his wife went viral on social media yesterday. The artiste swiftly denied the claim and said it was the handiwork of mischief makers. Duncan Mighty was said to have been […] Davido reacts to Duncan Mighty battering his wife

2019: Victor Attah reveals what Akpabio’s defection will do to APC in Akwa Ibom

A former Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Obong Victor Attah, said that the defection of his successor, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has damaged the All Progressives Congress, APC. Attah stated this at a press briefing in Lagos on Thursday. Recall that the former Senate Minority Leader, Akpabio, defected from the People Democratic Party, PDP, to the […] 2019: Victor Attah reveals what Akpabio’s defection will do to APC in Akwa Ibom

Ex-Bayelsa governor, Sylva finally breaks silence on dumping APC for PDP

Timipre Sylva, former governor of Bayelsa State, has stated that those defecting from one party to the other need “psychiatric evaluation.” Sylva said this on Thursday while reacting to rumours that he had dumped from the All Progressives Congress (APC) to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). In a statement issued by Julius Bokoru, his spokesman, […] Ex-Bayelsa governor, Sylva finally breaks silence on dumping APC for PDP

EPL: Marco Silva speaks on Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes

Everton boss, Marco Silva, on Thursday said, Yerry Mina and Andre Gomes will not make their debuts until the mid September. The Toffees moved to sign the former Barcelona players during the final hours of the summer transfer window. Everton will play against Bournemouth on Saturday, but Silva has revealed that the duo would not […] EPL: Marco Silva speaks on Yerry Mina, Andre Gomes

 

Ballon d’Or 2018: Kaka names two players to win award ahead of Ronaldo, Messi

Former Real Madrid star, Kaka, has revealed two players that should win the 2018 Ballon d’Or ahead of Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona ace, Lionel Messi. Ronaldo and Messi have dominated the award in the past decade. The pair had won an incredible five awards each in that time frame, with Ronaldo equaling Messi’s […] Ballon d’Or 2018: Kaka names two players to win award ahead of Ronaldo, Messi

What Nnamani said after meeting with Osinbajo

Former President of the Senate, Ken Nnamani, has cautioned politicians in the country against desperation for position and relevance. Nnamani spoke to State House Correspondents after leading a delegation from Integra Capita Limited, to a meeting with the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday in Abuja. He advised politicians to seek other means of […] What Nnamani said after meeting with Osinbajo

Buhari administration ordained by God – Okorocha

The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, on Thursday said the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration was “divinely ordained.” Okorocha said this when he and some governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) paid the President a visit in his hometown in Daura, Katsina State. A statement by Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu said the […] Buhari administration ordained by God – Okorocha

Trump reveals what will happen if he’s impeached

US President, Donald Trump, on Thursday warned that the stock market would crash, if he were removed from office. Trump, who has been fingered as a co-conspirator in a federal felony, appeared on Fox News to deal with the fall-out from back-to-back court debacles this week, that carry serious legal and political consequences for his […] Trump reveals what will happen if he’s impeached

 

EPL: Arsenal announce arrival of three new players

Arsenal have announced the signings of three youngsters: Joel Lopez, Sam Greenwood and Karl Hein. Lopez, who was regarded as one of the most promising talents in Barcelona’s academy decided to join the Gunners earlier this summer. It’s understood Arsenal’s head of football relations, Raul Sanllehi, formerly director of football at Barca, played a major […] EPL: Arsenal announce arrival of three new players

 

Imo LG election: INEC states position

The Imo State Independent Electoral Commission (ISIEC), says there is no court order restricting it from conducting the Saturday’s local government council election in the state. It said the election would hold as scheduled on Saturday. ISIEC Chairman, Mr Ethelbert Ibebuchi, said this on Thursday at a media briefing on the forthcoming 2018 Local Government […] Imo LG election: INEC states position

 

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