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August 18, 2017 3:26 PM ‘Smart phones have turned photography into hobby for millions of people’

Popular Lagos photographer, Popoola Ishola, on Friday said that the advent of smartphones with quality camera features and applications has turned photography more into a hobby for millions of people worldwide rather than a profession. He said that those who had taken photography as a hobby were beginning to give professional photographers a run for their 12

August 18, 2017 3:13 PM Only three clubs in the world similar to Manchester United – Nemanja Matic

Serbian midfielder, Nemanja Matic has said there are only two or three clubs in the world similar to Manchester United. The player left Chelsea for Old Trafford in a £35 million move this summer. Matic, who spent three years with Benfica, won the Premier League title twice at Stamford Bridge, one under United boss Jose Mourinho in 2014-15 and again under 14

August 18, 2017 2:18 PM Most Nigerians are pathologically corrupt – Buhari’s aide, Obono-Obla

The Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property, Okoi Obono-Obla, has claimed that Nigerians have refused to support the anti-graft crusade of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. Obono-Obla was reacting to the Nigerian Corruption Survey 2017 published by the National Bureau for Statistics, which states 14

August 18, 2017 2:17 PM Why I lied that I was virgin – Actress Toyo Baby

Nollywood actress, Juliana Olayode better known as Toyo Baby of Jenifa’s Diary has given reasons she lied about her virginity. This is coming after she had in different interviews claimed she was a virgin. Her fans on social media have since the latest revelation called her several names. Before now, everyone believed Juliana was a virgin as she had said on several 15

August 18, 2017 1:59 PM Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea

Tottenham will give a late fitness test to full-back Kieran Trippier, who could return from an ankle problem. However, Spurs remain without injured trio Danny Rose, Erik Lamela and Georges-Kevin Nkoudou. Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses is back from a ban but Gary Cahill and Cesc Fabregas are suspended after being sent off last weekend and Pedro is a doubt 14

August 18, 2017 1:53 PM Nigeria's freed Chibok girls to return home 'fully recovered'

ABUJA (Reuters) - More than 100 girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants in the Nigerian town of Chibok in 2014 are ready to return to normal life after being released and receiving psychological and medical treatment, the government said on Friday. Some 270 girls were originally abducted by the Islamist group but 82 were freed in May this year after 11

August 18, 2017 12:46 PM Biafra: Anambra Elders support call for restructuring

The Anambra Elders Council has voiced support for the restructuring of Nigeria. In a meeting on Thursday, 17th of August, the elders attributed the agitations for Biafra to marginalisation and failure to heal the wound from the civil war. 1. That our country, Nigeria, by all universally accepted major national indices; security of life and property 11

August 18, 2017 12:45 PM Jose Mourinho accepts defeat in hunt for fourth Manchester United signing

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accepts that they are unlikely to sign the fourth player he wants before the transfer widow shuts on August 31. The 20-time English champions have brought in Victor Lindelof, Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic since last season for a combined fee of close to £150 million. The Portuguese boss is ready to accept defeat 12

August 18, 2017 9:48 AM 24 countries among dead, injured in Barcelona attack

Citizens from at least 24 countries have been injured or killed in the van attack in the Las Ramblas area of Barcelona and the coastal town of Cambrils, according to Catalan authorities. By Friday the death toll stood at 13 bystanders killed and more than 100 injured. Authorities said so far, the youngest victim of the attacks is thought to be a three-year-old 18

August 18, 2017 9:12 AM Mass burial begins for 300 Sierra Leone flood victims

FREETOWN: Sierra Leone buried at least 300 victims of devastating floods on Thursday, as fears grew of more mudslides and accusations of government “inaction” over deforestation and poor urban planning mounted. With the aim of clearing the overflowing central morgue, burials began around 1800 GMT in Waterloo, a nearby town where many victims of the Ebola 17