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Neymar Sale: Barcelona in Double Swoop for Coutinho and Hazard

Barcelona is prepared to bounce back from the shock sale of Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain by moving in on Premier League duo Eden Hazard and Philippe Coutinho. Reports in the UK suggest the Catalan giants are willing to splash the world-record £198million fee for the Brazilian on their top targets. Reeling from the loss of the Brazil […]

Alleged Murder: Five Redeemed Church Members Sent To Prison

An Evbuoriaria Chief Magistrate Court in Benin on Wednesday remanded in prison custody five members of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG, on a two count charge of murder of one of their church members. The accused persons; Godwin Ukrakpor(70), Uche Esegine(22), Taiwo Omogoroye(42), Austin Osaikhuwuomwan(39) and Meshak Owuh 28) allegedly committed the offence […]

World Cup Qualifier: Mikel Expects a Tough Encounter

   John Mikel Obi has warned his Super Eagles teammates to brace themselves for a tough challenge and be battle ready when they take on arch-rivals Cameroon in their crucial World Cup qualifying double-header early next month. Nigeria lead Group B with six points, four points clear of second-placed Cameroon, but the Tianjin Teda’s midfielder says it won’t […]

Okada Rider killed by Soldier in Ogun State for ‘Shunning’ Him

There’s outrage in Agbado, Ogun State, southwest Nigeria after a power-drunk soldier, Abiola Odedeji, Stabbed an Okada rider. The killer soldier allegedly stabbed the victim, Niyi James, aka Emi-Ero, in different parts of the body leading to his death. According to Punch, trouble began after the soldier, along with his colleague, visited his girlfriend, Amada David, at Agbado Junction last Thursday. He was said […]

State of the Nation: APC State Chairmen Meet Osinbajo

Chairmen of the state chapters of the All Progressive Congress on Wednesday met with Acting President Yemi Osinbajo to discuss certain issues including the prolonged absence of President Muhammadu Buhari and the state of the nation. While briefing newsmen at the end of the meeting, chairman of the Lagos state chapter of APC, Mr Henry Ajomale who […]

‘Marijuana caused Your Mental Breakdown’- Insurance Firm to Kanye West

Yesterday, news surfaced that rapper Kanye West had filed a $10m lawsuit against a London insurance firm Lloyd’s for failing to pay out his claims following the cancellation of his Saint Pablo Tour eight months ago. Recall that at his last concert in Sacramento, Kanye West went on a long rant against Beyonce and Jay-Z and a […]

Niger Delta: ”Dont Speak For Us Clark”-MEND

According to the News Agency of Nigeria NAN, two groups, Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) and Niger Delta People’s Congress (NDPC), have cautioned Ijaw leader Edwin Clark against issuing ultimatum to federal government over demands of Niger Delta people. Clark on the platform of Pan-Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) had given the […]

AGF Demands Status Updates on Cases Handled by EFCC

The atmosphere at the Abuja headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was said to have been palpably tense on Wednesday following receipt of a letter from the attorney-general and minister of justice, Mr Abubakar Malami SAN. In the letter dated August 1, the AGF directed the EFCC under the leadership of its acting […]

Hoodlums invade Kogi House of Assembly

Hoodlums numbering over 100 were reported to have invaded the Kogi State House of Assembly, disrupting the plenary session, and beating up lawmakers. According to Sahara Reporters, the hoodlums had attempted making their way in through the speaker’s entrance but were barred from entry by the speaker’s aides. The hoodlums then climbed and forced their way through […]

Neymar dumps Barca for PSG world record switch

Barcelona has ended weeks of speculation by publicly confirming for the first time that their  25-year-old striker, Brazilian Neymars is leaving for Paris Saint Germain after four years at the Camp Nou . “Neymar Jr, accompanied by his father and representative, communicated to FC Barcelona this morning his decision to leave the club,” Barca said in a […]
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