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January 17, 2018 7:20 AM Ronaldinho confirms retirement from football

Ronaldinho has retired from football, his brother and agent Roberto Assis has confirmed. The 37-year-old has not played for a professional team since leaving Fluminense in 2015. Last July, Ronaldinho admitted after a friendly in Chechnya, that was he was “too old” to return to action. Roberto Assis confirmed the news of his brother’s decision in a column 18

January 3, 2018 7:19 AM Osun Workers Resume Work, Held Inter Religious Prayer

Workers in the state of Osun on Tuesday, resumed work after a five days strike. The workers had embarked on the strike on December 28 over the half salary being paid by the State government and some delayed promotions and had called the strike off after an agreement was reached by the State government led by Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola and the labour unions 23

December 19, 2017 10:37 AM La Liga Chases Asian Cash With Early Clasico Kick-Off

For the first time, Spanish football’s showpiece event, El Clasico between giants Real Madrid and Barcelona, has been scheduled for a lunchtime kick-off (1200GMT) on Saturday as La Liga seeks to capture Asia’s attention and its cash. “We are keen to provide our fans in Asia the opportunity to watch Real Madrid and Barcelona face off at a time that is convenient 36

December 15, 2017 8:34 PM Council Boss Promises More Developmental Projects

The Caretaker Management Committee, Ife North West Local Council Development Area, Edunabon, State of Osun, has assured the people of the council of more laudable projects during his tenure in office. Executive Secretary of the council, Ademola Olabisi made the assurance during his tour of different projects embarked on by his administration, particularly 32

December 15, 2017 12:18 PM Iwude Festival Promotes Unity Amongst Ijesa Descendants

Chief Olu Falomo, a revered indigene of Ijesa land has described the modernity of the annual Iwude Ijesa Festival as a means of promoting unity among all Ijesa descendants at home and in the diaspora. Falomo, who is the Chairman of the planning committee said the festival has been transformed to meet modern trend and make it a foremost event among the people 21

December 11, 2017 2:18 AM Dana Air named official airline of Akwa Ibom carols 2017

Carrier, Dana Air has been named the official airline of one of the biggest festivals in the world, the Akwa Ibom Christmas Carols Festival, scheduled to hold on December 22, 2017 at the Uyo Township Stadium, Akwa Ibom state. Speaking further, he said, “As you may be aware, the Akwa Ibom Christmas Carols Festival is the largest assembly of carol singers 28

November 30, 2017 11:55 PM Nigerian media stakeholders set up committees on 2018 IPI world congress

for Nigeria’s hosting of the 2018 World Congress and General Assembly of the International Press Institute (IPI) have kicked off with the composition of nine planning committees. The committees, set up at an extraordinary meeting of Nigerian Media Stakeholders, which held on Tuesday, November 28, at George Hotel, Ikoyi, Lagos, are the Local Organising 35

November 28, 2017 10:27 AM Chris Brown speaks out on slave trade In Libya

American Singer, Christopher Maurice Brown, AKA Chris Brown, has lamented the slave trade currently going on in Libya. Libya has recently been brought to the fore, mostly on social media, following claims of slave trade boom, alleged killings of migrants and human trafficking going on in the country. Chris Brown noted that Social Media always goes agog on incidents 27

November 23, 2017 12:05 AM Match Hospitality appoints Integral official sales agent in Nigeria for Russia 2018

MATCH Hospitality has confirmed that Nigeria’s leading sports events and hospitality company, Integral, has been appointed as the exclusive sales agent in Nigeria for the sale of the Official Hospitality Programme of the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM. MATCH Hospitality is the exclusive rights holder of the 2018 FIFA World Cup RussiaTM Official Hospitality 21

November 20, 2017 12:50 PM Details Of The Events That Lead To Bilyami’s Murder Revealed — OsunDefender

Yesterday news broke that Bilyam, the son of former PDP chairman, Bello Haliru Mohammed, was stabbed to death by his wife, Maryam Sanda. According to report, Bilyam had previously been admitted to a hospital after his wife Maryam had bite off his ear. It was also revealed that late Bilyami was previously married to another woman, who he divorced to be with Maryam 21