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January 14, 2019 8:16 AM Eden Hazard reveals player he believes to be ‘Greatest of All Time’

The Chelsea star, Eden Hazard, has revealed he considers Lionel Messi to be the ‘Greatest of All Times’ (GOAT), despite the debate surrounding the historic rivalry between Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo . Hazard, who took on Messi twice in last season’s Champions League fixtures, revealed he reckons the Argentine to be the best to ever lace up a pair of football 21

January 10, 2019 8:27 PM 2019 budget: What Ambode must do – Lagos Assembly

The Lagos State House of Assembly on Thursday insisted that Gov. Akinwunmi Ambode must appear before it and properly present the 2019 Appropriation Bill in line with legislative procedure and constitution. This resolution followed observations raised at its sitting, after the Clerk of the House, Mr Azeez Sanni, read a correspondence from Ambode on the presentation 23

January 10, 2019 1:13 PM Mikel Obi longs for Super Eagles’ return

Former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi has said that he “can’t wait” to return to Super Eagles. Mikel has not played for Nigeria since their last group game against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles captain excused himself from international duty including four 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying matches 28

January 9, 2019 4:50 PM EFCC arrests man over undeclared $207,000 at Kano Airport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Kano State zonal office has arrested one Sani Abdullahi, at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, for alleged money laundering offence. Abdullahi was arrested on December 31, 2018 on board Ethiopian Air enroute Kano to China for failing to fully declare the sum of $207,000 (One Hundred and Twenty 19

January 9, 2019 6:34 AM Salah named 2018 CAF African Footballer of the Year

Liverpool forward, Mohamed Salahm has been voted as the African Footballer of the Year for the second successive year. Salah won ahead of fellow nominees, Liverpool team mate Sadio Mane and Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, at the Confederation of African Football’s 2018 awards ceremony in Dakar on Tuesday night. The Egyptian edged the same two players 20

January 7, 2019 7:14 PM New minimum wage: NLC announces nationwide protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), says it would hold a nationwide protest on Tuesday over the delay in transmitting the recommendations of the Tripartite Committee on a new National Minimum Wage to the National Assembly. Dr Peter Ozo-Eson, NLC General Secretary, stated this in a statement made available to NAN in Abuja in Monday. Ozo-Eson, “it should 23

January 7, 2019 5:28 PM BREAKING: Buhari nominates Tukur as new financial intelligence Director

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Modibbo Hamman Tukur as a Director of the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit (NFIU) . This was contained in a letter dated January 7, 2019 to the Senate President seeking the confirmation of the nominee by the Upper Chamber of the National Assembly. Tukur, from Adamama State, is a holder of Master of Science 18

January 7, 2019 4:13 PM Transfer: Arsenal battle Man United for Dalian Yifang star

Arsenal and Manchester United are ready to battle for Dalian Yifang star, Yannick Carrasco, according to reports in Italy. The 25-year-old has spent one season in the Chinese Super League after joining from Atletico Madrid in February 2018. However, both Arsenal and United are looking to bolster their squads with a new attacking signing during the January 36

January 7, 2019 6:40 AM Details of Rooney’s arrest emerge

English football star, Wayne Rooney was arrested in December at Dulles Airport outside Washington, D.C. in the U.S., for public intoxication. According to a Reuters report on Sunday, Rooney was booked into the Loudoun County Adult Detention Centre on Dec. 16, on a charge of public intoxication. The charge emanated from an arrest by the Metropolitan Washington 21

January 6, 2019 4:58 PM Transfer: Mikel Obi’s next possible club revealed after leaving Chinese’ Tianjin Teda

Former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi’s possible next club after quitting Chinese club, Tianjin Teda has been revealed. The Super Eagles captain is seeking a return to Europe for family reasons. In an interview with Tianjin TV Sports New Vision program, Mikel said: “I broke the contract with the club, which means I will leave Teda. As for my next stop, I am not sure yet, maybe 24