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Success Makanjuola: La Liga side Leganes sign Nigerian youngster

Success Makanjuola joins La Liga side CD Leganes – The Spanish League side had completed the move for the Nigerian since August – Makanjuola was however unveiled earlier this week as he begins his European journey in Spain Spanish League giants Leganes have completed the signing of Nigerian youngster Success …

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Victor Osimhen: Barcelona eye Super Eagles star as a replacement for Luis Suarez

Victor Osimehen alongside three others have been shortlisted by Barcelona as a replacement for Luis Suarez – Luis Suarez is enjoying the last leg of his contract at Barcelona – The Catalans’ main priority next summer will be to sign a striker to replace the former Liverpool star Barcelona have …

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‘Online media will be regulated, hate speech fine to be increased from N500k to N5m’ – Lai Mohammed

Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed on Thursday, October 10, announced that online news platforms will now be regulated as he inaugurated a seven-man committee to implement reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC). Members of the committee whose job description centers on implementing reforms in the NBC include; Armstrong …

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GENERAL$11m Cyber Fraud: Court Orders Forfeiture Of N280m Traced To Invictus Obi

Obinwanne Okeke aka Invictus is currently standing trial in the U.S over an alleged $11m cyber fraud, following his recent arrest by the FBI. EFFC had told the court that the two firms were owned by Invictus, described as “a strong leader of a cybercrime syndicate that specialized in business …

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“I’m not happy; I have only users around me”- Actress Ifu Ennada laments

Nollywood actress and former Big Brother housemate, Iheme Faith Uloma is popularly known as Ifu Ennada, has opened up on a saddening fact ravaging her life. According to the actress, she’s mainly surrounded by individuals who only want to gain something from her, without giving back in return; a class …

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The T.B. Joshua Factor In Nigeria-South Africa Relations

Until the recent xenophobic attacks in South Africa, the former Apartheid colony had always enjoyed very good relations with Nigeria. The two countries have often cross-fertilised ideas in many areas, including but not limited to the arts, culture, religion, music, advertising, etc. During my eventful sojourn in the marketing communications …

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Cristiano Ronaldo sent message by Robbie Keane as he chases Euro goals record

Cristiano Ronaldo has the chance to catch Robbie Keane’s record 23 goals in Euro qualifiers against Lithuania on Tuesday. And the Juventus superstar has been urged to set a new scoring standard in Serie A by Maurizio Sarri this season. The former Manchester United and Real Madrid forward scored his …

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Tyre-burning Nigerian mob attacks Shop-rite outlet in Lagos

Nigerians protested outside a Shoprite outlet in Jakande in retaliation for xenophobic attacks on Nigerians living in South Africa. A Nigerian mob laid siege on an outlet of Shoprite located inside Circle Mall in the Jakande area of Lagos State on Tuesday, September 3, 2019. The violent demonstration was in …

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Injured Djokovic Pulls Out Of US Open

Top-ranked defending champion Novak Djokovic retired with a shoulder injury after dropping the first two sets of Sunday’s US Open last-16 match against Stan Wawrinka. Swiss 23rd seed and 2016 champion Wawrinka led Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 2-1 when the Serb quit, having received treatment on his troublesome left shoulder before …

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Nigeria wins gold medal at 2019 SAGE competition in US

Some Nigerian students have made the nation proud by winning two gold medals at the 2019 Students for the Advancement Global Entrepreneurship (SAGE) competition – The first group won for their project called the Marist Air Quality Monitor which detects harmful substances in the environment and trigger an alarm – …

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Pinterest to direct vaccine searches to health sites

Pinterest Pinterest users searching for vaccine-related information will be directed to results from “public health organisations”. Last year, the social platform stopped showing results for vaccine searches to tackle the spread of misinformation. Social media companies are facing increasing scrutiny over how they moderate content on their sites. In recent …

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Shakiru Adegoke, Chelsea goalkeeper, set to play for Nigeria U-17 national team

Golden Eaglets Shakiru Adegoke has been invited to play for the Golden Eaglets ahead of the U-17 World Cup The Chelsea shot-stopper was handed an official invitation from the NFF a few days ago Nigeria will participate at the FIFA U-17 World Cup which will be hosted by Brazil in …

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Kogi Election: Court Affirms APC’s Decision To Hold Indirect Primary

Kogi Election A Federal High Court in Abuja has affirmed the decision of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to conduct indirect primary for the forthcoming governorship election in Kogi State. Justice Taiwo Taiwo approved the party’s choice on Monday and dismissed two suits filed by some APC members in Kogi, …

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Facebook Launches Tool To Let Users Control Data Flow

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Facebook, under pressure to ramp up privacy rules across its platform, said on Tuesday it was rolling out a tool allowing users to control data that it receives from other apps and websites about their online activity. The new tool is to give clients access to …

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Robbers attack Nasarawa deputy governor’s convoy, kill 3 policemen, driver

Suspected armed robbers attacked the convoy of Nasarawa state deputy governor, Emmanuel Akabe The robbers reportedly opened fire on the convoy killing killing three policemen and a driver Akabe, the deputy governor, was unhurt but was looking shaky at the hospital where they were rushed to. Suspected armed robbers on …

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Racist abuse: footballers should boycott social media, says Phil Neville

England women’s manager Phil Neville said footballers should “boycott” social media to send a “powerful message” that abuse is not acceptable. Neville’s comments come after Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba  having missed a penalty in his side’s match on Monday. “We have to take drastic measures now as a football …

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Dwayne Johnson Marries Girlfriend Of 12 Years Lauren Hashia in Hawali

The rocks wedding The actor met Hashian in 2006 while he was filming a movie (The Game Plan) But they started dating officially in 2007 after his divorce. he has a child from his previous marriage and another two from his relationship with Hashian. The Rock was recently named the …

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Nigerian military ranked 4th most powerful force in Africa

The Nigerian Armed Forces has been ranked as the 4th-best in Africa and 44th most powerful in the world for the year 2019 The rating was carried out by a defense website Globalfirepower in its yearly ranking of world military powers The website said it considered values such as military …

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Nigerian army discover illegal gun factory in Benue state

The Nigerian army have uncovered an illegal arms manufacturing factory in Buruku local government area of Benue state The suspected arms manufacturers were paraded before journalists in Makurdi on Wednesday, August 14. 10 suspected criminals from neighbouring Nasarawa state who allegedly specialise in robbery, kidnapping and cattle rustling were also …

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PDP tasks army, police, DSS over abduction of party’s local govt chairman in Kogi

PDP charged the Nigerian Army, police, DSS to intensify efforts to secure the release of its LG party chairman in Kogi. The opposition party claimed the security agencies are not doing enough to secure the release of the victim who was abducted on Saturday, August 10. President Buhari was also …

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Transfer News Update: Juventus to land Eriksen on a free transfer in 2020

Sarri happy to wait for Spurs star.

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Lyon agree deal to sign former Arsenal attacker Reine-Adelaide

Jeff Reine-Adelaide celebrates scoring for Angers Lyon have agreed a deal in principle to sign attacking midfielder Jeff Reine-Adelaide from Ligue 1 rivals Angers. The 21-year-old will undergo a medical before finalising a move reportedly worth around €30million. Arsenal, Reine-Adelaide’s former club, have the opportunity to hijack the deal by …

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Just In: Road Accident Claims Life Of Popular Music DJ

Popular Ivorian musician, Houon Ange Didier popularly known as DJ Arafat on Monday passed away at the age of 33. DJ Arafat died at about 8 am following a road accident on Sunday night in Abidjan, Côte D’Ivoire. DJ Arafat was unconscious while being rushed to the hospital and sadly didn’t survive …

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Insecurity: Nigerian Army acquires new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram

Nigerian Army has acquired four new mine resistant vehicles to fight Boko Haram insurgency in the north-east region – The new vehicles were acquired following a strong partnership between the military and Ogun state based indigenous company The new mine resistant vehicles will hopefully provide protection and enhance fire power …

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Real Madrid move to hijack Barcelona on Neymar transfer by offering shock player to PSG

Neymar Real Madrid and Barcelona are scrapping to lure Neymar away from PSG before the European transfer window shuts on September 2. The PSG forward is eager to leave the Parcdes Princes behind after just two years, having grown tired with life in Paris. Neymar’s preference is to return to …

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Taraba Police killings latest: Army Captain had 191 phone chats with wanted kidnapper

The Nigerian Army Captain who allegedly ordered soldiers on security check-point along the Ibi-Jalingo Expressway in Taraba State, to attack and kill police operatives attached to the Inspector General of Police Special Intelligence Response Team, IRT, has been identified. Vanguard gathered, yesterday, that police investigation carried out so far has …

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BBNaija: Uche Maduagwu slams Peter Okoye for supporting Tacha

Nigerian social media critic, Uche Maduagwu, has taken to social media to slam singer, Peter Okoye This is coming after Peter Okoye showed his support for Tacha, promising to give her the price money if she does not emerge winner in the show Maduagwu took to his Instagram to question …

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US immigration raids hundreds of undocumented migrants

US officials said that some 680 undocumented migrants were detained in a major series of raids Wednesday at food processing plants in the southeastern United States, part of President Donald Trump’s announced crackdown on illegal immigration. Most of those detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents were Hispanic migrants, officials …

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Buhari, Oshiomhole, APC’s NWC hold emergency meeting in Abuja

The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) held an emergency meeting on Wednesday, August 7. The meeting that looked into issues bordering on the Next Level agenda was summoned by President Muhammadu Buhari The meeting also reviewed the party’s preparations ahead of the forthcoming Bayelsa and …

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Kenneth Omeruo, Super Eagles star, reportedly completes move to Leganes from Chelsea

Kenneth Omeruo has reportedly completed a move to Leganes from Chelsea kenneth – This is according to Leganes defender Dimitris Siovas who confirmed it according to Marca – Chelsea and the Spanish club are expected to come out with their position on Omeruo soon Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has …

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