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December 11, 2018 8:51 PM Oyo 2019: INEC conniving with APC to disenfranchise thousands, weaken opposition – Alao-Akala

Former Governor of Oyo State and gubernatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party (ADP), Chief Christopher Adebayo Alao-Akala on Tuesday alleged that some “bad elements” within the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) are conniving with the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to rig next year’s election in the state. Alao-Akala made this revelation 17

December 11, 2018 12:24 PM 2019 AFCON: CAF sets date to decide new hosts after stripping Cameroon of right

The Confederation of African Football, CAF, executive committee has disclosed that they will hold a meeting on January 9 to choose new hosts for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, after stripping Cameroon of hosting right, CSN reports. The continental body stripped Cameroon of the hosting right because of concerns about the country’s security and infrastructure 16

December 11, 2018 11:08 AM Champions League: Barcelona’s squad to face Tottenham Hotspur revealed

Barcelona have released their line-up to tackle Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League fixture slated for Tuesday night at the Camp Nou Stadium. Barca coach, Ernesto Valverde released a provisional list of 19 players through the club’s official Twitter page, @FCBarcelona. Valverde’s men head to the game following a 4-0 victory over Espanyol on Saturday 17

December 10, 2018 7:25 PM EPL: Drogba sends message to Aubameyang for ‘stealing’ his goal celebration

Chelsea legend, Didier Drogba, has sent a message to Arsenal star Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, after the forward borrowed his celebration during the Gunners’ 4-2 win against Tottenham on Sunday. Unai Emery’s men ran out winners in the North London derby thanks to two goals from Aubameyang. Drogba recently retired after an illustrious 23-year career and the Ivory 20

December 4, 2018 1:32 PM EPL: Cesar Azpilicueta signs new contract with Chelsea, gives reason

Chelsea defender, Cesar Azpilicueta has signed a new four-year contract with the club. The player explained that he signed the contract just because he wanted to spend more years at the club. “I am really happy to extend my stay here at Chelsea,” Azpilicueta told the club’s official website. “Since I came, I felt the joy and responsibility to play for this club, these 20

December 3, 2018 12:05 PM EPL: Southampton sack coach Mark Hughes, others after Manchester United draw

Premier League club, Southampton on Monday sacked head coach, Mark Hughes a day after they played a 2-2 draw with Manchester United on Sunday in the Premier League fixture. Southampton also said that assistant first team manager, Mark Bowen and Assistant First Team Coach, Eddie Niedzwiecki have also left the club. Hughes replaced Mauricio Pellegrino 20

December 1, 2018 9:24 AM Troops dislodge Boko Haram insurgents from its hideouts in Borno, recover arms

The Nigerian Army has said its troops on Friday dislodged Boko Haram insurgents from their hideouts in Gamboru Ngala Local Government Area of Borno State. The army in a statement on its official Twitter handle said that on Nov. 30 the troops launched offensive on two fronts against the insurgents and successfully dislodged them from their hideouts in the area. “In compliance 24

November 30, 2018 9:27 AM LASTMA calls for investigation into death of traffic official

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA) has said that law enforcement officers need to respect and appreciate the contributions of traffic officials in the state. Reacting to the death of a traffic official who was shot and killed by the Federal Special Anti -Robbery Squad operative at the Iyana-Ipaja area on Wednesday, the traffic management 23

November 29, 2018 8:11 PM ‘You misled us’ – Taraba APC governorship aspirants tell peace committee

Eight members of the All Progressives Congress (APC), who participated in the party’s governorship primary election in Taraba State, have accused the reconciliation committee of misleading them. The aspirants, who were invited to present their grievances to the party’s reconciliation committee sitting in the Adamawa State capital, Yola, complained that they were told the reconciliation 22

November 29, 2018 1:47 PM BREAKING: Court sends SUBEB Chairman to 41 years imprisonment

A Federal High Court sitting in Gusau, Zamfara State, has sentenced the Chairman of the state Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Murtala Adamu Jengebe to 41-year in imprisonment. Nigerian leading anti-corruption agency, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) disclosed this via its official Twitter handle, @officialEFCC on Thursday 23