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July 9, 2018 10:11 AM World Cup 2018: Philippe Coutinho finally speaks on Brazil’s elimination

Brazil midfielder, Philippe Coutinho, has finally commented on the elimination of his country from the ongoing 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. Brazil was knocked out from this year’s tournament by Belgium 2-1 in the quarter-final stage at the weekend. Reacting on Brazil’s World Cup exits, Coutinho admitted that he expects criticisms. “We wanted to go all the way to the final 20

May 28, 2018 10:44 AM BREAKING: Herdsmen attack Catholic seminary, shoot reverend father, beat others

Two Catholic priests were on Monday morning beaten with one shot in the leg when gunmen suspected to be Fulani herdsmen attacked a minor seminary in Jalingo, Taraba State capital, the Punch reports. The Director of Caritas Nigeria, an agency of the Catholic Church, Rev. Fr. Evaristus Bassey, revealed this in a WhatsApp message. He said, “Please Frs, pray for us. Our minor 22

May 18, 2018 6:51 AM Manchester United vs Chelsea: Courtois warns Lukaku ahead of FA Cup final

Thibaut Courtois has wanred his international team-mate, Romelu Lukaku, that he is not afraid of facing him in Saturday’s FA Cup final, because he knows all his “secrets”. The Chelsea No1 is set to replace Cup keeper Willy Caballero against Manchester United at Wembley. Striker Lukaku returns from injury, ready to add to his 27 goals for United this season 33

May 10, 2018 2:37 PM Ekiti 2018: Adeyeye Leaves PDP, To Announce New Party

The immediate past National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, has resigned from the party barely 48 hours after he was beaten to the PDP governorship ticket in Ekiti state by incumbent deputy governor, Prof Kolapo Olusola. The former minister, who came second in the PDP governorship primaries on Tuesday with 771 votes 36

May 4, 2018 5:44 AM Europa League: Diego Costa’s strike dumps Arsenal out, Marseille qualify for final

Atletico Madrid have qualified for this year’s Europa League final after beating Arsenal 1-0 on Thursday night. The Los Rojiblancos drew 1-1 last week in England and were favourites going into the leg at the Wanda Metropolitano. Diego Costa’s 53rd minute strike where he held off the challenge of Hector Bellerin to coolly slot past goalkeeper David Ospina 28

May 3, 2018 6:40 AM Champions League: Roma send strong emotional message to Salah as Liverpool qualify for finals

AS Roma have congratulated former player, Mohamed Salah on Liverpool’s Champions League semi-final victory. The Reds were beaten 4-2 by Roma in the second leg of the semi-final at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday, but advanced 7-6 on aggregate. Roma came close to pulling off a dramatic comeback, but could not take several chances that fell their way in the second 27

May 2, 2018 7:30 AM EPL: Sir Alex Ferguson takes Guardiola to dinner

Former Manchester United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson, has taken Pep Guardiola to dinner, to congratulate him on winning the Premier League. Ferguson invited his Manchester City counterpart out, just days after the Blues sealed the title when United were beaten 1-0 at home by West Brom. The 76-year-old Scot famously labelled City a “noisy neighbour” in 2009, when United 27

May 2, 2018 7:12 AM Roma vs Liverpool: Di Francesco reveals game plan, vows to qualify for final

AS Roma manager, Eusebio di Francesco has revealed his game plan to turn the table against Liverpool in the second leg of their Champions League semifinal on Wednesday. He said his side need to “copy and paste” their Barcelona miracle against Liverpool if they are to reach the final. Liverpool hold a 5-2 first-leg lead heading into the reverse fixture 30

April 25, 2018 5:38 AM Champions League semifinal: Liverpool beat Roma 5-2

Liverpool have beaten AS Roma 5-2 in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final on Tuesday. Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firminho scored two goals each, while Sadio Mane made it 5-0 within 75 minutes. However, Roma pulled 2 back giving the visitors hope ahead of the second leg in Rome next week. Late goals from Eden Dzeko and Diego Perotti ensured 31

April 23, 2018 5:40 AM LaLiga: Atletico Madrid draw leave Barcelona one point from title

Atletico Madrid drew 0-0 with Real Betis on Sunday, to leave Barcelona within one point of winning the LaLiga title. Saul Niguez rattled the woodwork with a 74th-minute strike, on a day when it was the visitors who created the better chances. The Spain midfielder came closest to breaking the deadlock in a game of missed chances, but saw his effort come off the crossbar 33