Funke Akindele taking Nollywood to global world – Actor Sokoti

Foremost Yoruba actor, Abdurasak Adewale Sokoti has commended Nollywood actress Funke Akindele-Bello for her selection as a member of the cast in Hollywood movie ‘Avengers’ Sokoti, a former deputy governor, Lagos state chapter of Association of National Theater Arts Practitioners (ANTP), in a statement made available to DAILY POST on Thursday stated that Funke Akindele’s […]

Many residents missing as pipeline explodes in Delta

There was confusion in Delta State on Thursday after an explosion affected the Nigeria Gas Company pipeline at the Ugbokodo community, near the Warri Refinery in Okpe Local Government Area of the state. It was gathered that some residents, including children, who fled into the bush following the raging fire were still missing as at […]

Nigeria Police parades 580 suspected criminals, 234 assorted firearms in Cross River

The Nigeria Police has paraded five hundred and eighty suspected criminals in Cross River State (580). Of this number, five hundred and twenty nine (529) were arrested between February 1st and December 31st 2017, where as fifty one (51) were arrested in 2018, between January 1st to January 11th. Disclosing this to newsmen in his […]

Army kill arrested militant, Karowei, others

The Joint Task Force, JTF Operation Delta Safe on Friday, January 12 says the arrested militant leader, Peregbakumo Oyawerikumo also known as ‘Karowei’ and some of his criminal gang died this morning during an exchange of gun fire with troops at Bolu Ndoro forest in Bayelsa State. JTF Joint Media Campaign Coordinator, Maj. Ibrahim Abdullahi […]

2018 World Cup: I awarded penalty wrongly during qualifiers – Referee confesses

Romanian referee, Ovidiu Hategan, who awarded a controversial penalty against Northern Ireland during their World Cup play-off defeat by Switzerland has admitted he made a mistake. Hategan had ruled that Corry Evans blocked a shot with his arm during the first leg. Replays, however, showed the ball struck the player’s shoulder. The referee told Romanian […]

NECO Employment Saga and the Question of Due Process and Fairness.

By- Abdullahi Yusuf Kuta Just like FIRS, CBN, DSS and NPA EMPLOYMENT Saga or Racketeering. The National Examination Council (NECO), with headquarters in Minna, Niger State is engulfed with another secret and privileged employment saga to ONLY family members, friends, associates and by extension cronies and Godfathers. In all fairness, this is not the Nigeria we expected […]

EPL: Real Madrid target, Hazard gives condition for signing new Chelsea deal

Chelsea playmaker, Eden Hazard, has claimed that he will sign a new contract with the Premier League club, after his team-mate Thibaut Courtois puts pen to paper on his extension. Hazard has been consistently linked to Real Madrid, with reports on Thursday even suggesting that he had agreed for the move to Spain. “Yes,” Hazard […]

What Messi told me when I was battling cancer – Ex-Barcelona star, Abidal

Former Barcelona star, Eric Abidal has revealed what superstar, Lionel Messi told him when he was battling with cancer. Abida said that Messi told him to stop sharing his sickness videos as “it breaks his teammates’ heart”. The 38-year-old, who has taken time to talk at length about his long battle with cancer eventually underwent […]

Wilson Oruma: What Kanu, Eguavoen, Siasia, others plan to do for colleague

Ex-Super Eagles stars, Augustine Eguavoen, Samson Siasia and Nwankwo Kanu, have agreed to take part in a football game to raise funds for their former colleague, Wilson Oruma. Oruma is still in mental distress after losing most of his money to swindlers six years ago.  The fund raising-match has been scheduled to hold in Lagos in […]