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January 15, 2019 8:29 AM Obaship tussle: Tension in Ondo community ahead of Supreme Court judgement

Residents of Akungba-Akoko in Akoko South West Local Government area of Ondo state are in tension as they ahead of the Supreme Court judgement as regards the rightful occupant to the community’s throne. The Supreme Court had fixed 16th January for the ruling on injunction, stay of execution of the coronation of Alale of Akungba – Akoko, as well as the hearing 38

January 15, 2019 6:46 AM Actor Chris Pratt announces engagement to Katherine Schwarzenegger

Popular American actor, Chris Pratt, and his girlfriend Katherine Schwarzenegger, the daughter of Arnold Schwarzenegger are officially engaged. The “Guardians of the Galaxy” star made the announcement on his Instagram account on Monday. Sharing a loved-up photo of the couple embracing themselves, with Katherine, 29, flashing her huge diamond ring, Pratt 30

January 14, 2019 6:26 AM Profile of Tinubu’s ex-CSO, new Lagos CP, Kayode Egbetokun

The new acting Commissioner of Police in Lagos State, Kayode Egbetokun, a Deputy Commissioner of Police, DCP, will resume duty this week. Egbetokun was until his new appointment, the Deputy Commandant, Nigeria Police College, Ikeja Lagos. He replaces CP Imohimi Edgal, who was appointed Commissioner of Police for Lagos State on Aug. 30, 2017. Born on Sept. 4, 1964 in Erinja 25

January 11, 2019 7:04 PM BREAKING: Fabregas finally joins Monaco for £10m

Chelsea midfielder, Cesc Fabregas has completed his move to AS Monaco in a deal worth £10 million ($12.8m). The 31-year-old signed a three-and-a-half-year-deal with the French club. It is hoped he will play a key role in helping the 2017 Ligue 1 champions avoid relegation. He will reunite with former Arsenal team-mate and close friend Thierry Henry at Stade 27

January 10, 2019 5:39 PM Transfer: Ighalo set for EPL return this January

Super Eagles striker, Odion Ighalo, has told Sky Sports News he wants to return to the Premier League this month. However, Chinese club Changchun Yatai, want to recoup the £20m they spent to sign him from Watford in January 2017, if they are to sell. Shortly after joining Changchun Yatai, Ighalo claimed his preference was to remain in England. He said at the time Crystal 33

January 10, 2019 6:13 AM EPL: Aaron Ramsey takes pay cut to leave Arsenal

Arsenal midfielder, Aaron Ramsey, has agreed a five-year deal with Juventus worth £36m and will join the Italian champions on a free transfer at the end of the season, the UK Guardian reports. The midfielder has been discussing a move for weeks and will leave the Emirates after 10 years at the club. Ramsey will be paid around £140,000 a week (£7.2m a season) 30

January 9, 2019 9:36 AM Transfer: Andy Brassell names player that may stop Rodriguez from joining Arsenal

European football expert, Andy Brassell has said that Arsenal are unlikely to sanction a move for Real Madrid and Bayern Munich star, James Rodriguez, while Mesut Ozil is at the club. The Gunners have been linked with Rodriguez amid the player’s difficulties on loan at Bayern. The Colombia international has struggled at the Allianz Arena this season 24

January 7, 2019 4:08 PM 2019 elections: Gov. Obiano urges Anambra politicians to emulate him

Ahead of this year’s general elections, Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano has warned politicians not to compromise the peaceful nature of the state by indulging in violent politicking. Obiano, who spoke during a press interview, admonished political parties and their candidates participating in the forthcoming polls to conduct their campaigns peacefully 18

January 7, 2019 7:09 AM EPL: Arsenal set to sign James Rodriguez in £63million transfer

James Rodriguez is being heavily linked with a sensational big-money move to Arsenal this month. Don Balon reports the Gunners have had a £63million offer accepted for the Bayern Munich midfielder, who is on loan from Real Madrid. It is believed Liverpool are interested too, but the Premier League leaders have yet to make an offer. Rodriquez signed a two-year 21

January 6, 2019 10:09 AM FA Cup: What Blackpool fan did on roof of Arsenal’s team bus

Arsenal’s FA Cup tie at Blackpool got off to a bizarre start Saturday when a yet-to-be identified fan of the home side staged a sit-down 40-minute protest on the roof of the Premier League giants’ luxury team bus. The demonstration forced Unai Emery’s men to travel to the third division club’s Bloomfield Road stadium in another bus. Since being in the Premier 23