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January 14, 2019 3:09 PM Biafra: Ohanaeze youths identify those allegedly sponsoring Nnamdi Kanu to cause confusion

The Ohanaeze Youth Council, OYC, and a coalition of Igbo groups on Monday accused the leader of the Indigenous People of Biara, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu of working for politicians to cause confusion in Abia and Ebonyi States. The coalition said Kanu has derailed from his pursuit for the actualisation of Biafra and was being “sponsored by politicians to cause 35

January 14, 2019 6:44 AM Ex-Bafana striker, Masinga is dead

Former South Africa star, Philemon ‘Chippa’ Masinga, was on Sunday announced dead. The ‘Bafana’ striker died, aged 49, in a Johannesburg hospital from cancer, the national South African football association said in a statement. “I saw him last Sunday before I flew to Dakar (for Confederation of African Football activities) and although Phil was not feeling 26

January 11, 2019 1:17 PM APC rally: Sego, NURTW chieftain accused of stabbing MC Oluomo breaks silence

Mustapha Adekunle aka Sego, the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) official, who allegedly stabbed the state Treasurer of the Union Musiliu Akinsanya (aka MC Oluomo), has opened up. Speaking to The Nation, Sego challenged the police to release the video evidence for the world to see. Sego said: “Whoever has any videotape of Sego unleashing 32

January 10, 2019 4:44 PM Transfer: Barcelona identify player that will be sold to fund Neymar’s return

Barcelona are considering selling Philippe Coutinho in order to fund a move for Neymar, according to the Evening Standard. It is believed that Coutinho is edging closer to a sensational exit just a year after joining the club from the Reds. The midfielder has started only one of Barca’s last five matches and his influence on the team has started to wane following 24

January 10, 2019 1:13 PM Mikel Obi longs for Super Eagles’ return

Former Chelsea midfielder, John Mikel Obi has said that he “can’t wait” to return to Super Eagles. Mikel has not played for Nigeria since their last group game against Argentina at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. The Super Eagles captain excused himself from international duty including four 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, AFCON, qualifying matches 28

January 9, 2019 11:26 AM Transfer: Bayern Munich confirm signing Pavard ahead of Liverpool, Man Utd

Bayern Munich director of football, Hasan Salihamidzic on Wednesday confirmed the signing of VfB Stuttgart defender, Benjamin Pavard, ahead of Manchester United and Liverpool. The defender will join Bayern on a five-year deal after they activated his €35m (£31m) release clause. The 22-year-old starred for France at the World Cup finals in the summer 35

January 9, 2019 9:36 AM Transfer: Andy Brassell names player that may stop Rodriguez from joining Arsenal

European football expert, Andy Brassell has said that Arsenal are unlikely to sanction a move for Real Madrid and Bayern Munich star, James Rodriguez, while Mesut Ozil is at the club. The Gunners have been linked with Rodriguez amid the player’s difficulties on loan at Bayern. The Colombia international has struggled at the Allianz Arena this season 24

January 9, 2019 6:28 AM Transfer: Iniesta speaks on Neymar’s return to Barcelona

Former Barcelona midfielder, Andreas Iniesta, has admitted a return to the club for Neymar, will be “difficult”. Neymar has been linked with a return to Barca, ever since he moved away from the Nou Camp. The 26-year-old Brazilian left Spain for Paris Saint-Germain in a world-record €220million move. There was even reports last month that the sensation 23

January 9, 2019 6:15 AM Messi will never be a leader – Diego Maradona

According to the Argentine newspaper Olé, Maradona said Messi will never be a leader at Camp Nou or Argentina. Lionel Messi, who is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world of football, has scored over 600 goals for both club and country and is a five-time Ballon D’Or winner. However, Maradona regarded also as a football great, has slammed 19

January 8, 2019 1:16 PM NLC threatens to boycott 2019 elections over new minimum wage

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Edo State Chapter, says it will boycott the 2019 general elections if the N30,000 minimum wage bill was not transmitted to the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Mr Emmanuel Ademokun, Chairman, Edo NLC, stated this on Tuesday in Benin, when he led a protest 56