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April 17, 2018 5:24 PM EPL: Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso faces three-game ban after alleged violent conduct

Chelsea defender, Marcos Alonso is facing a three-game ban after being charged with violent conduct by the Premier League Football Association for his stamp on Southampton forward, Shane Long. The Spain international stood on Long’s calf in the first half of Chelsea’s 3-2 win over Southampton at St Mary’s in the Premier League at the weekend 19

April 11, 2018 7:01 PM Champions League: Guardiola, Liverpool charged by UEFA

UEFA have charged Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, with two disciplinary offences after he was sent to the stands during Tuesday’s 2-1 defeat to Liverpool. Guardiola faces a first charge for his protests to the decision to rule out Leroy Sane’s effort for offside late in the first half, despite the ball having come to him off a Liverpool player 21

April 11, 2018 6:56 PM PSG faces Champions League ban over Neymar, Mbappe deals

Paris-Saint Germain could face a hefty fine or even a ban from the Champions League, following a UEFA probe triggered by the transfers of Neymar Jnr. and Kylian Mbappe. Preliminary investigation revealed that PSG “overstated” how much they received from sponsorships. The Ligue 1 champions activated Neymar’s £200million release clause in his Barcelona 20

April 9, 2018 11:30 AM Commonwealth Games: Five Nigerians Reach Athletics Finals

Seye Ogunlewe and Enoch Adegoke on Sunday have both qualified for the final of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games men’s 100m. In the women category, the country’s representatives Jennifer Madu, Isoken Igbinosun and Joy Udo-Gabriel lost in the semi-finals. Udo-Gabriel was the closest of the women to qualifying after finishing fourth in her semi-final 28

April 6, 2018 6:38 AM La Liga: Messi tells Barcelona Chelsea’s player to sign

Barcelona superstar, Lionel Messi has reportedly told the club to sign Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso. Alonso was part of Antonio Conte’s squad that crashed out of the Champions League at the hands of Barcelona. Messi netted twice and assisted one as Barca won the second leg 3-0 at Camp Nou. Spanish news outlet, Don Balon reports that Messi was impressed 23

March 28, 2018 6:46 AM Nigeria vs Serbia: Nigerians react to Super Eagles’ 2-0 loss, apportion blames

Nigerians have taken to social media to react to the Super Eagles 2-0 loss to Serbia on Tuesday. The football fans also picked out defender, Chigozie Awaziem as the worst player on the pitch last night. They were extremely unhappy with the performance of the Nantes defender who was a last-minute replacement for Leon Balogun. Nigeria has conceded six goals 20

March 27, 2018 6:54 AM Self-defence: Danjuma’s statement has vindicated us – Taraba residents

Chairman Takum Local Council of Taraba State, Shiban Tikari, has stated that General TY Danjuma’s recent call for self-defence against herdsmen has vindicated the people of Takum, who had earlier cried out that the ‘Exercise Ayem A’Kpatena’ was out to give cover to the killer herdsmen. Tikari accused the Army operatives of Exercise Ayem A ‘Kpatuma (Cat Race) 21

March 13, 2018 3:23 PM PSG President In Brazil To Visit Neymar

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has visited injured superstar Neymar at his luxury home in Brazil amid growing rumors about the striker’s intention to quit PSG. The star’s father, Neymar Santos Sr, posted the pictures late Monday of the meeting on Instagram. “Visit of the day at @neymarjr! Thanks @PSG,” he wrote. In one picture, Neymar 28

March 6, 2018 2:31 PM 12 Million Girls Become Child Brides Yearly- UNICEF

A new date from UNICEF has revealed that about 12 million girls under the age of 18 are getting married every year globally. The data which was released on Tuesday revealed that the newly collated figures signal a 15 per cent drop in the last decade, from one in four to approximately one in five girls. UNICEF warned that if child marriage continues at the current 24

March 2, 2018 10:42 AM Quadri, Toriola, Oshonaike Progress

Aruna Quadri, Offiong Edem, Segun Toriola and Funke Oshonaike on Thursday at the ITTF Africa Top 16 in Kenya have all advanced to the knockout stages of the competition. Quadri topped Group 2 with four points winning three matches with Toriola also topping Group 4 with four points. Oshonaike finished on top of Group 2 in the women’s singles with six points 55