World Cup 2018: How we will defeat Brazil – Belgium coach, Martinez

Belgium head coach, Roberto Martinez has stated that his side will have to defend to cause Brazil pain when both teams clash at the Kazan Arena Stadium on Friday in the 2018 World Cup quarter-final tie. He, however, admitted that the South Americans are the favourites to qualify for the semi-final. Martinez’s men had to […]

Mbappe: Real Madrid speaks on ‘agreement’ with PSG

Real Madrid have reacted to news that the club had reached an agreement with PSG over 19-year-old Kylain Mbappe. The Spanish giants, on its website, said it had not made any offer to either PSG or the player. A statement on its website on Tuesday reads: “Given the information published in the last few hours […]

Emmanuel Amuneke, Didier Drogba to pick FIFA World Best Player

A former winger, Emmanuel Amuneke and Ivory Coast legend, Didier Drogba have been picked by FIFA today as members of one of the two panels to shortlist candidates for Men’s Footballers and Coaches of the year for the 2017/18 season. The football governing body also announced another panel that will do the shortlist for Women’s […]

Oyo 2019: Ex-governor, Alao-Akala formally joins guber race [PHOTOS]

The immediate past governor of Oyo state, Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala on Wednesday afternoon formally declared his intention to contest the forthcoming gubernatorial election in the state under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC). Alao-Akala, who was flanked by his wife, Oluwakemi, made his intention known about 1. 08 pm while addressing […]

Oyo 2019: Alao Akala declares to run for governor

Otunba Adebayo Christopher Alao-Akaka, a former governor of Oyo State, has declared his intention to contest the state governorship election under the flagship of the All Progressives Congress, APC. Alao-Akala declared his intentions in his Bodija residence, while receiving letters of offer to contest which was presented to him by Dr Fola Akinosun, the chairman […]

Contractor in EFCC’s net over alleged issuance of N5m dud cheque

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Wednesday arraigned one Emmanuel Ogbu and a firm, Next Tech- Global Services Ltd. in an FCT High Court over alleged issuance of N5 million dud cheque. Mr Ogbu was arraigned on a two-count charge bordering on breach of trust and issuance of dud cheque. The prosecuting counsel, […]

Sen. Abaribe narrates ordeal in hands of SSS

Abia South senator, Enyinnaya Abaribe, who was recently released by the State Security Services, SSS for his alleged involvement in the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Wednesday, narrated his ordeal. Rising under order 43 of the Senate rule, the senator gave his account of the incident to his colleagues. “So today Mr President, […]

Oyo government speaks on compensating Bodija market victims

The Oyo State government on Tuesday revealed when the victims of the last Thursday’s clash between butchers and Police at the Bodija market would be compensated. Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun who said that government was still compiling the list of the affected victims, however, informed that the compensation would come […]

BREAKING: Immigration nab truckload of Nigerien mercenaries heading to Ekiti [PHOTOS]

No few than 200 foreigners were arrested by the Nigeria Immigration Service, Kogi State Command in Lokoja on Wednesday. The foreigners, believed to be from Niger Republic, said they were heading to Ekiti State. Their movement may not be unconnected to the Governorship election coming up next week Saturday. As at the time of filing […]