Sanwo-Olu vs Agbaje: Southern, Middle-Belt leaders state position, give reason

Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, has thrown its weight behind Jimi Agbaje, the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of Saturday’s governorship election in Lagos. The Forum made its position known in a statement signed by Yinka Odumakin (South West); Prof Chigozie Ogbu (South East); Senator Bassey Henshaw ( South South […]

Rashford’s penalty sends Man United into Champions League quarter-finals

Marcus Rashford scored a stoppage-time penalty awarded after a VAR review to give Manchester United a stunning 3-1 win away to Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday as they improbably went through to the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals. A seriously depleted United looked to have given themselves too much to do after losing 2-0 in […]

From Bikini to Hijab: The story of Sara Bokker

By Sara Bokker I am an American woman who was born in the midst of America’s “Heartland”. I grew up, just like any other girl, being fixated with the glamour of life in “the big city”. Eventually, I moved to Florida and on to the South Beach of Miami, a hotspot for those seeking the […]

GOFUNDME ACCOUNT OPENED FOR ATIKU TO RAISE LEGAL FEES

A GoFundMe account has been created for the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party,PDP, Atiku Abubakar to enable him meet the $100,000 goal needed to pursue his court case. Atiku has vowed to challenge the outcome of the February 23rd presidential election, which saw incumbent president, Muhammadu Buhari retain  his seat. Atiku and his […]

40-year-old man allegedly rapes two minors

An Ado-Ekiti Chief Magistrates’ court on Wednesday ordered that a 40-year-old man, Mathew John, accused of allegedly raping two minors, be remanded in police custody, pending legal advice from the Office of the State Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP). Earlier, the Police Prosecutor, Insp. Johnson Okunade, told the court that the accused committed the offence […]

Real Madrid contact Mourinho to replace Solari as manager

Jose Mourinho is the first choice to take over at Real Madrid and has already been approached by the club, according to former president, Ramon Calderon. Santiago Solari is under pressure at the Bernabeu, after losing back-to-back games to Barcelona and being knocked out of the Champions League by Ajax within one week. Mourinho, who […]

Mikel Obi speaks on winning promotion with Middlesbrough

Super Eagles captain, John Obi Mikel, has said gaining promotion to the English Premier League with Middlesborough, will be one of the greatest achievements of his career. Mikel joined Middlesborough on a short term deal in January, after a two-year stint with the Chinese side, Tianjin Teda. Since the Nigerian midfielder moved to the Riverside […]

Nigeria state election: Lagos govt speaks ahead of polls

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State on Wednesday assured that adequate measures had been firmed up to ensure a hitch-free election on Saturday. The governor, therefore, urged eligible voters in the state to come out en masse to vote. Ambode gave the assurance while addressing newsmen on the forthcoming polls, after the state Executive Council […]

Billionaire kidnapper : Evans’ inability to pay legal fees stalls trials

The inability of alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, alias Evans, to pay for his legal representation has stalled two trials before Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo of an Ikeja Special Offences Court. According to the News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, the counsel to Evans and Chiemeka Arinze his co-odefendant, Mr Chinoye Obiagwu (SAN) had written to the […]