Breaking: Nigeria’s Usman punches down Masvidal, retains UFC welterweight belt

July 12, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Kamaru Usman dubbed as the Nigerian Nightmare has just defeated America’s Jorge Masvidal unanimously and retained welterweight belt in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), Sunday morning. The clash happened at Yas Island, Abu Dhabi. Usman defeated Jorge Masvidal 50-45, 50-45, 49-46 in a keenly contested fight. Usman who the first two rounds but Masvidal took the third. At the Read More

Breaking: Nollywood loses another actor

July 9, 2020 Solomon Arowolo 0

Nigerian veteran actor Jimmy Johnson is dead. He died in the early hours of Thursday in Abuja. Veteran actor Johnson popularly known for his character as “Okoro” in the then regular NTA TV series, “The village headmaster”, died at ripe age of 80. According to reports, Johnson died after a brief illness at Garki Hospital, Abuja.

Breaking: Dbanj hits back, sues rape accuser, demands 1.5bn

July 3, 2020 Editor 0

D’banj, whose real name is Oladapo Oyebanjo, has sued a Nigerian lady, Seyitan Babatayo, who accused him of raping her. The Nigerian singer sued his accuser for N1.5 billion. This was contained in a suit signed on Friday by Mike Ozekhome, his lawyer, and brought before a federal high court in Abuja. In the suit, D’banj is demanding N1 billion Read More

Breaking: Aubameyang nets 50th Premier League goal as Arsenal rap Norwich, Ndidi’s Leicester lose again

July 1, 2020 Supersport 0

A terrible error from goalkeeper Tim Krul gifted Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang his 50th Premier League goal as Arsenal thumped Norwich City 4-0 at the Emirates on Wednesday, pushing the Canaries ever closer to relegation. Krul foolishly attempted to fake a long kick and dribble past the Gabon striker in the 33rd minute, but he nicked the ball off the keeper’s foot Read More

Breaking: What we told Buhari on Coronavirus spread – Boss

June 29, 2020 Editor 0

Secretary to the Government of the Federation and chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, has revealed that 18 local government areas in Nigeria that account for 60 per cent of COVID-19 cases will be locked down to contain the spread of the pandemic in the country. Mustapha who spoke after briefing President Muhammadu Buhari of Read More

FA Cup: How Ighalo, Maguire steered Manchester Utd into semi-final

June 28, 2020 Supersport 0

Manchester United moved into the FA Cup semifinals as Harry Maguire’s strike late in extra time clinched a 2-1 win over 10-man Norwich on Saturday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side had to work hard for their place in the last four as Todd Cantwell forced extra time by cancelling out Odion Ighalo’s opener at Carrow Road. Norwich defender Timm Klose was Read More

Breaking: 18 stranded Nigerians in Europe touch down Lagos, another 145 return from Sudan

June 26, 2020 Editor 0

A total of 163 stranded Nigerians on Friday returned back to Nigeria through Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport and Murtala Muhammed Int’l airport Lagos respectively. While 145 arrived Abuja from Sudan, 18 others from France were taken directly to Lagos, and are all meant to proceed on 14-day isolation. Disclosing this latest information, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) via their Read More

Coronavirus: Anxiety as Nigeria records highest daily tally, total cases near 10000, Lagos numbers shoot up again

May 31, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria’s fight the coronavirus pandemic took a turn following record of over 500 new cases, the highest so far since infection pierced into the country. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Africa’s most populous nation harvested 553 new cases on Saturday. Lagos is still the worst hit with a total of 9855 cases in Nigeria at the Read More

Breaking: Heartbroken Super Eagles striker loses father

May 24, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Super Eagles informed striker Victor Osimhen’s father is dead. Osimhen who is 21-year-old revealed the sad news via his verified Twitter page. He said, “RIP Dad. No words to describe this feeling,” he tweeted with tears and heartbroken emoji. Elder Patrick Osimhen as he was known was the sole surviving parent of the Super Eagles star who plies his Read More

Breaking: 11 more dead as Nigeria records 339 new cases, total now 7016

May 22, 2020 Editor 0

Eleven new deaths have confirmed by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) on Thursday as the ongoing efforts to contain spread of coronavirus continue nationwide. With the latest development, a total of 211 persons have died so far in the country as a result of the pandemic. On Thursday, the centre also confirmed 339 new cases from various states. Read More

Emulate Madagascar, look inward for COVID -19 cure – Traditionalists tell govts

May 17, 2020 Bayo Agboola 0

Traditional Religion Worshipers’ Association of Oyo State (TRWASSO) Friday asked the federal and state governments in Nigeria to emulate the Madagascar and look inward for cure of CoronaVirus pandemic. Speaking at a meeting with the Oyo state government representatives held at the state Secretariat, Ibadan, the TRWASSO’s Secretary, Chief Fayemi Fatunde Fakayode declared that this became necessary in view of the Read More

Breaking: 103 dead as Nigeria records 195 new Coronavirus cases, surpasses 3000

May 7, 2020 Editor 0

Nigeria has recorded 195 coronavirus cases and its tally has gone pass 3000. According to the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), the total number of cases in the country is now 3145. The breakdown of the latest cases are as follows; 82-Lagos, 30-Kano, 19-Zamfara, 18-Sokoto, 10-Borno, 9-FCT, 8-Oyo, 5-Kebbi, 5-Gombe, 4-Ogun, 3-Katsina, 1-Kaduna and 1-Adamawa. Details loading…

Breaking: Yobe joins Covid-19 fray; Lagos, Kano, Gombe lead tally again as Nigeria’s number near 2000

April 30, 2020 Editor 0

Only Cross River and Kogi states are currently left without any Covid-19 case, latest daily update from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has revealed. However, Yobe state recorded its very first case on Wednesday. Report of new cases according NCDC, shows, “196 new cases of COVID-19 reported; 87-Lagos 24-Kano, 18-Gombe, 17-Kaduna, 16-FCT, 10-Katsina, 8-Sokoto, 7-Edo, 6-Borno, 1-Yobe, 1-Ebonyi, Read More

Divorce: Okagbare’s husband opens up, exposes Blessing

April 28, 2020 Editor 0

Former Super Eagles player Jude Ighoteguonor, who is the estranged husband of Nigerian sprinter and Olympic silver medalist, Blessing Okagbare, has spoken of their divorce saga. Ighoteguonor, who, according to the Guardian, said he had moved on, debunked earlier report that he was seeking N100 million naira from the sprinter  who had filed for divorce. The former Eagles player, who Read More

Nigeria/China cooperation ‘ll transcend Covid-19 -related hiccups

April 26, 2020 Charles Onunaiju 0

The federal Republic of Nigeria and The People’s Republic of China share strong symbolic identities as one obtained independence and the other secured national liberation on the 1st of October in 1960 and 1949 respectively. China is the largest developing nation in the world, just as Nigeria is the largest developing country in Africa. A diplomatic cooperation established in 1971 Read More

Ahmed Musa opens up on his Coronavirus status

April 23, 2020 Editor 0

Super Eagles captain, Ahmed Musa, has asked Nigerians to disregard claims that he has contracted COVID-19. Musa who plays in Saudi Arabia while speaking via his official Instagram handle, lamented that at a time people were battling a pandemic, some individuals are bent on gaining popularity by spreading falsehood online. “It has come to my notice that certain individuals have decided to Read More

Breaking: Nigeria’s inflation hits 12.26%

April 21, 2020 Benjamin Umuteme 0

The consumer price index, (CPI) which measures inflation increased by 12.26 percent (year-on-year) in March 2020.  This is 0.06 percent points higher than the rate recorded in February 2020 (12.20) percent. According to the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its March 2020 CPI report, increases were recorded in all COICOP divisions that yielded the Headline index. On month-on-month basis, Read More