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November 16, 2018 5:52 AM Giroud speaks on homosexuality in football

Chelsea striker, Olivier Giroud, has said football needs to address its stigma towards homosexuality, for more professional players to come out. Giroud stirred up controversy in 2012, when he posed on the cover of Tetu, France’s leading gay magazine and the 32-year-old believes a lot of work needs to be done before more professional footballers are able to come out. Former 18

November 8, 2018 3:39 PM Ochanya: Ex-NBA chairman recommends life imprisonment for rapists

The death of Ochanya from Benue state who was sexually abused by her guardians has continued to generate reactions in Nigeria, as a former Bauchi State Vice Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Barrister Aniekan Mendie has urged judges and magistrates to ensure that anyone convicted for rape should be sentenced to life imprisonment with hard labour 23

November 5, 2018 7:00 AM EPL: Sarri insists 2 clubs are ahead of Chelsea in Premier League title race

Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri has insisted that they are a step behind Manchester City and Liverpool in the race for the Premier League title this season. The Blues are in second spot above Liverpool on goal difference in the table after Sunday’s 3-1 win over Crystal Palace. Manchester City moved two points clear on the table, but Chelsea are being backed 26

October 23, 2018 12:43 PM TECNO Pouvoir 2 Pro 18Karat Gold hits Nigerian market soon – See specs

When it comes to smartphone material quality, the lines are cut pretty clear – plastic is considered cheap and prone to tears and wears while 18Karat Gold Plated are the true definition of luxury. However, only few phones are made with this kind of material because it goes without saying that they are incredibly expensive. TECNO Mobile is introducing 22

October 11, 2018 12:18 PM BREAKING: Ekiti Speaker, Deputy impeached

The Speaker of Ekiti State House of Assembly, Hon Kola Oluwawole and his D, Mr Sina Animaun have been impeached. The impeachment was carried out this afternoon by 14 members of the House. According to a statement by his Special Assistant on Media, Stephen Gbadamosi, those who carried out the ‘illegality’ were provided police cover and they prevented 18

September 5, 2018 10:12 AM Why Nigeria, China agreement is bad deal – Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili, the former minister of education has condemned the recent loan agreement between China and Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed a loan agreement with China at the Forum on China-Africa (FOCAC) 2018 holding in Beijing where the Chinese government pledged to give $60 billion loan facilities to African countries, a quarter 28

September 5, 2018 6:36 AM Seychelles vs Nigeria: Rohr warns Super Eagles as 18 players hit camp

Head coach of the Super Eagles, Gernot Rohr has warned his players against underrating their opponent in Saturday’s African Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying game. Nigeria will face Seychelles in their second match of the AFCON qualifiers on Saturday. Rohr urged the players not to underrate the hosts as the Eagles aim to collect all three points and revive 44

August 27, 2018 7:41 PM Nigerian Navy personnel under trial for ‘stealing’ Tompolo’s equipment

The Nigerian Navy said it had constituted a court martial to try three naval personnel allegedly involved in the theft of some equipment belonging to Mr Government Ekpemukpolo, aka Tompolo. Rear Adm. Saleh Usman, the outgoing Flag Officer Commanding (FOC), Central Naval Command, disclosed this on Monday during a farewell parade organised in his honour 29

August 17, 2018 6:43 AM Nigerian Army begins operation ‘Python Dance lll’, warns Biafra agitators

The Nigerian Army has announced that it would be commencing its annual training programme, the ‘Operation Python Dance III’, also known as Exercise Egwu Eke III, in the South East States formations and units under 82 Division, Nigerian Army. The General Officer Commanding, GOC, 82 Division Nigeria Army, Maj. Gen. Emmanuel Boman Kabuk, disclosed this yesterday 22

August 7, 2018 3:18 PM Saraki pays surprise visit to National Assembly in rickety vehicle

The Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Tuesday made a surprise visit to the National Assembly amid tension over plans to impeach him by APC Senators. The embattled Senate President stormed the NASS, disguised in a rickety vehicle at exactly 3.40pm. His appearance generated huge shouts of PDP slogan from Senators and House of Representatives members 25