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November 16, 2018 2:45 PM South Africa vs Nigeria: Jay Jay Okocha reveals his expectations from AFCON clash

Former Super Eagles of Nigeria’s captain, Austin Jay Jay Okocha, has revealed what he expects when Nigeria tackle South Africa in the 2019 African Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying fixture on November 17. Okocha says he expects Gernot Rohr’s men to defeat the Bafana Bafana at the FNB Stadium on Saturday in front of their home fans. The ex-Bolton Wanderers 19

November 16, 2018 12:06 PM Court reduces ex-Gov, Senator Dariye’s jail term

The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has reduced the 14-year sentence against Senator Joshua Dariye, a former governor of Plateau State, to 10 years. The presiding judge of the court, Justice Stephen Adah, gave the ruling on Friday. He reduced the charges in the counts to 10 years, while the terms with two years are reduced to one year each. The sentences 20

November 16, 2018 9:39 AM EPL: Neymar predicts Unai Emery’s future at Arsenal

Paris Saint-Germain forward, Neymar has predicted that Arsenal coach, Unai Emery will “bring good things” to the Emirates club. Emery Joined the North London club six months ago from PSG, replacing former Gunners manager, Arsene Wenger. Neymar, who played under Emery during his time with the French champions, wished the Spaniard good luck with his current 23

November 16, 2018 6:09 AM EPL: Chelsea identifies Moses’s replacement

Chelsea have identified a replacement for Nigerian forward, Victor Moses, according to Guardian UK. The Blues are leading the race to sign Borussia Dortmund winger Christian Pulisic as a replacement for Moses, who is out of favour at Stamford Bridge. Pulisic, who was the 2017 US Soccer Male Player of the Year, also has interests from Tottenham Hotspur 19

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 15, 2018 7:28 PM EPL: How Alexis Sanchez blasted Mourinho, team-mates after Manchester Derby defeat

Manchester United forward, Alexis Sanchez, was reportedly furious after their defeat to Manchester City last weekend and slammed his teammates in the dressing room. Sanchez was surprisingly benched for the match, as Jose Mourinho’s side slumped to a 3-1 loss at the Etihad Stadium. The Sun reports that the Chilean was angry in the dressing room after 19

November 15, 2018 5:19 PM Buhari gets international recognition

President Muhammadu Buhari has been conferred with the Polio Champion Award in recognition of his commitment and leadership in the polio eradication programme in Nigeria. Rotary International President, Mr Barry Rassin, who is on a four-day official visit to Nigeria, presented the award to President Buhari, Thursday, at State House, Abuja. The Polio 20

November 15, 2018 10:26 AM Impeachment: Heavy security at Anambra Assembly, movement restricted, journalists barred

Security officials have this morning cordoned off the Anambra State House of Assembly. 22 out of the 30 members of the Assembly had on Tuesday purportedly removed the speaker, Rt Hon Rita Maduagwu. The members cited highhandedness, gross misconduct, docility and financial impropriety as reasons for her removal. But Maduagwu shortly after the house adjourned 24

November 15, 2018 7:19 AM Corruption: Dasuki, Diezani, Shema, Fayose’s houses top list of assets seized by EFCC

Former governors, ex-ministers, top military officers and businessmen are among owners of the mansions seized by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). Leading the pack is a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, who has forfeited some prized assets. Lost to the Federal Government by the ex-Minister are a multi-storey 20

November 15, 2018 6:25 AM 2019: Presidency lists those assassinated during PDP administration

The Presidency on Thursday listed those assassinated during the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, administration. Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social media, urging Nigerians not to return the country to the reign of PDP in 2019, listed names of notable individuals assassinated between 1999-2014. Onochie also noted 26