Messi fires blank on international return as Venezuela trash Argentina in Madrid Football

Lionel Messi’s return to the Argentina side ended in a shock 3-1 friendly defeat to Venezuela in Madrid on Friday. Messi had not played for the national team since their last-16 elimination by eventual winners France at the 2018 World Cup – a tournament for which Venezuela finished bottom of South American qualifying. But it […]

Delta State Eager To keep Hosting Super Eagles’ Matches

Tonobok Okowa, the Chairman of Delta Sports Commission, says the state will be delighted to continuously have the Super Eagles play their matches at the Stephen Keshi Stadium Asaba, reports. Okowa said on Thursday that the Super Eagles handlers seemed comfortable with the Delta State capital city’s hosting capabilities and facilities. “The state government […]

You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells Goje – Channels Television

  Justice Babatunde Quadri of a Federal High Court, Jos, Plateau State has ruled that a former governor of Gombe State, Senator Danjuma Goje, has a case to answer on counts eight and nine of the 21-count charge preferred against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Goje, a serving Senator, is standing […]

Alleged N6.6bn fraud: Court strikes out 19 of 21 charges against Goje, three others

A Federal High Court in Jos has struck out 19 out of the 21 charges preferred against former Gombe State governor, Danjuma Goje, and three others. The charges border on alleged misappropriation of funds, money laundering and diversion of N6.6 billion belonging to the state. The former governor and the three others were in 2011 […]

Rainstorm: JSS2 student gets electrocuted in Enugu

The Nsukka Catholic Diocese has confirmed the death of a student, allegedly electrocuted on Thursday night at the Queen of Rosary Secondary School, Nsukka, Enugu state. The diocesan Director of Communications, Rev.- Fr. Matthew Eze, confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Nsukka on Friday. Eze, who described the death of […]

Keyamo: Anyone Who Thinks I Bribed Charly Boy Should Have His Head Examined

Festus Keyamo, spokesman of the President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation, has denied the claim that he paid an amount running into “nine figures” to Charles Oputa, popularly known as Charly Boy. Charly Boy made the allegation in a video interview, after an earlier claim by Deji Adeyanju, Convener of Concerned Nigerians, that he collected money […]

YIAGA AFRICA deploys 361 observers for re-run elections ▷ Nigeria news

– All is now set for the rerun elections across 23 states and the FCT – YIAGA AFRICA has deployed a total of 361 observers for the polls in the affected states – The organisation is deploying 258 stationary observers, 6 roving observers and 97 results collation centre observers for the exercise A Civil Society […]

Rivers rerun: Wike rejects sole administrator, insists on Governor for the state

Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has made it clear that the people of the state, will never have a sole administrator. Wike also insisted that the people voted for their preferred candidate during the March 9 elections and must have a Governor. The Governor stated this on Friday, as 86 political parties conceded defeat […]

Osun: Adeleke speaks, says to God be the glory

By Nwafor Sunday Following his victory at the Tribunal, the Senator representing Osun-west senatorial district, Dr Ademola Adeleke, Friday joined his party members to congratulate himself, saying to God be the glory. Adeleke Recall that the Osun State governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Abuja, declared Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, winner […]

Nigeria 3 Seychelles 1: Eagles finish off Pirates despite Uzoho’s blunder 9ja

Super Eagles of Nigeria ensured they finished top of their qualifying group with a 3-1 win against Pirates of Seychelles at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Friday. Eagles took the lead from the 12-yard when Odion Ighalo scored his 7th goal of the 2019 qualifiers with ease. The visitors pegged Nigeria back after […]