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Breaking: Luiz Enrique to step down as Barcelona after this season

Barcelona Coach, Luiz Enrique has revealed that he would be stepping down at the end of this season. The news which just came out of the Catalan giant’s camp after they beat Sporting Gijon 5-1 put to an end the speculation over the coaching position as Enrique’s contract was due to expire this season. More details later Read More »

Victor Moses signs new 2-year Chelsea contract

Nigerian International and Chelsea wing-back Victor Moses has signed a two-year contract extension to commit himself to Stamford Bridge until 2021. Moses, 26, who spent the previous three seasons on loan at Liverpool, Stoke and West Ham respectively, has become a regular under manager Antonio Conte. “I feel very excited,” said Nigeria international Moses. “I’m enjoying my football and we ... Read More »

UBA Group seals partnership with China Devt Bank for infrastructure & SMEs

Africa’s Global Bank, UBA has sealed a strategic partnership in Beijing, China with China Development Bank. The deal involves financing infrastructure and SMEs across the African continent. This good news was announced through twitter by UBA Group Chairman, Tony Elumelu, who wrote “In Beijing, Wang YongSheng, Vice Gov @ China Dev Bank & I agreed to partner w @UBAGroup to ... Read More »

Ambode congratulates Adeboye at 75

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Wednesday showered encomium on the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God Worldwide, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, as he clocks 75 on Thursday, March 2, 2017. The Governor in a statement signed by his Chief Press Secretary, Mr. Habib Aruna, described Pastor Adeboye as a minister of God who has over the ... Read More »

Court dismisses Six charges against Nnamdi Kanu

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, has dismissed six count of the eleven count charges preferred against the self-styled leader of the indigenous people of Biafra, as well as three other accused persons. Justice Binta Nyako dismissed the counts for lack of proof of evidence. The charges dismissed included charges three, five, seven, nine and 11. Specifically in count ... Read More »

Wife Of Senate President Decries Spate Of Road Accidents In Nigeria

Mrs. Toyin Ojora- Saraki, the Wife of the President of the Senate, Founder-President of the Wellbeing Foundation Africa  and Chair of Nigeria’s Primary Health Care Revitalization Support Group today spoke out against the increase in road accidents in Nigeria, which have now reached  a record high of 79,875 accidents in the last three years, according to the Economic Economic Confidential. ... Read More »

Senate Confirms Onnoghen as new CJN

Justice Walter Onnoghen has been confirmed as the Chief Justice of Nigeria by the Nigeria Senate after occupying the position for more than three months. Onnoghen was sworn-in by President Muhammadu Buhari on November 10, 2016 in an acting capacity after the retirement of the immediate past CJN Justice Mahmud Mohammed. His appointment is in line with the tradition of ... Read More »

Fayose to Obasanjo: “Baba you failed, not your generation stop the crcodile tears”

Ekiti State Governor, Chief Ayodele Fayose, has blasted former President Olusegun Obasanjo insiating that it was he (Obasanjo) that has failed Nigerians and not his entire generatiom The governor who called the former president  selfish was reacting to a statement credited to Obasanjo in which he said his generation had failed the nation. Fayose, who spoke through his Chief Press ... Read More »

Barack & Michelle Obama agree $multi-million book deal

Former US President Barack Obama and wife, Michelle have agreed a book deal with Penguin Random House. “The company has acquired world publication rights for two books, to be written by President and Mrs Obama respectively,” the publisher said. Titles and other details have not been disclosed but the deal is believed to be worth tens of millions of dollars. ... Read More »

South Africa deports 97 Nigerians

The South African Government has deported 97 Nigerians for committing various offences in the country. The deportees landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Monday night in a chartered aircraft with the registration number GBB710 from Johannesburg. They were made up of 95 males and two females. DSP Joseph Alabi, the Spokesman of the Lagos Airport Police Command, ... Read More »