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‘I’m very happy!’ – New Man City goalkeeper Ederson delighted with €40m transfer

No official word has emerged from either club involved in the transfer, but the young shot-stopper has seemingly spilled the beans Despite neither Benfica or Manchester City officialising the transfer, Ederson Moraes has said he is ‘very happy’ after completing a five-year, €40 million transfer to Pep Guardiola’s side. Walker, …

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Epe Kidnap: Police Arrest Three Suspects In Edo

File Photo Police have arrested three of the suspected kidnappers of some students who were abducted in Epe area of Lagos State. Channels Television gathered that the suspects, who were apprehended in Edo State, came out of the creeks where they visited a gang member who was injured in a recent …

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Lagos, Gauteng Province Have Capacity To Drive Africa’s Economy – Ambode

Governor Ambode and Mr David Makhura Governor Akinwunmi Ambode says that Lagos State and South Africa’s Province of Gauteng both possess the capacity to drive the desired industrial and economic growth in the African continent. Governor Ambode stated this on Wednesday while addressing reporters shortly after meeting with the Premier …

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May 29: How Abakaliki Township Stadium became tourist centre in Ebonyi

By Peter Okutu ABAKALIKI-NOT minding the meagre federal allocation to the state on monthly bases, Governor David Umahi decided to give a face-lift to the state capital, Abakaliki, to the admiration of both citizens and foreigners in the state. As the state capital is gradually undergoing intensive transformation in terms …

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Anambra Red Cross needs equipment for evacuation of injured disaster victims

By Nwabueze Okonkwo ONITSHA – The Nigerian Red Cross Society, NRCS, Anambra state chapter has solicited the assistance of both the state government, individuals and voluntary organizations for the procurement of necessary equipment and materials for easy evacuation of injured disaster victims across the state, whenever a disaster occurs. Among …

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AC Milan in talks to sign Rodriguez, agent reveals

A representative of the Switzerland international has confirmed that the left-back is in discussions to complete a move from Wolfsburg to San Siro AC Milan are interested in signing Ricardo Rodriguez and talks between the Serie A club and Wolfsburg are developing, according to the player’s representative. Rodriguez’s agent Fabio Parisi …

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Real Madrid pre-season fixtures: Los Blancos’ complete summer tour & schedule

Zinedine Zidane’s men will participate in the International Champions Cup before a potentially hectic start to the competitive campaign Real Madrid are set for a busy pre-season that could become even more crowded if they successfully defend the Champions League by beating Juventus. If Zinedine Zidane’s men triumph in Wales, …

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NBA star Nowitzki sends tribute to retiring Bayern legend Lahm

The Dallas Mavericks power forward has added his voice to those hailing the achievements of an outgoing icon at the Bundesliga champions Philipp Lahm has earned plenty of plaudits following his retirement at Bayern Munich, with NBA legend Dirk Nowitzki adding his voice to the tributes. World Cup winner Lahm …

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Fayose Asks President Buhari To Resign

The Governor of Ekiti State and Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum, Mr Ayodele Fayose says the All Progressives Congress leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari has performed below expectation. The governor at a press conference which held on Tuesday in Lagos explained that the handling of the …

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Fayose Is Desperate For Publicity – Garba Shehu

In response to the call for the President, Muhammadu Buhari to resign, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu has described the demand as misplaced. While speaking on Channels Tv’s Politics Today, he referred to Governor Fayose as one who cherishes publicity a lot and could …

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IPOB raises alarm, alleges Army, DSS have perfected plan to kill or arrest Nnamdi Kanu

By Chimaobi Nwaiwu.Nnewi – The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, has raised the alarm that the military particularly the Nigerian Army has perfected plans to unleash terror on their members homes, even when they have decided not to march on the streets, but adopted Sit-at-home method of celebrating Biafra Day …

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IS shelling kills 14 civilians in east Syria city: monitor

Fourteen civilians were killed late Monday when Islamic State group jihadists shelled a government-controlled neighbourhood of Syria’s eastern Deir Ezzor city, a monitor said. Three children were among the dead in the regime-held Al-Joura district, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. “The shelling hit just before families were …

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Buffon deserves Ballon d’Or for current form, not past achievements – Chiellini

While the goalkeeper’s longevity has impressed some, his team-mate is more taken by his consistently high standards Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon deserves the Ballon d’Or based on his current form, not his reputation, according to team-mate Giorgio Chiellini. Buffon will lead Juve out in Cardiff for the Champions League final …

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Liverpool pre-season fixtures: The Reds’ complete summer tour & schedule

Jurgen Klopp’s side will head to Asia in July before a stint in their manager’s native Germany as they prepare for the 2017-18 campaign Liverpool will head to Hong Kong and Germany this summer as they prepare for a renewed assault on the Premier League. The Reds secured Champions League …

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Mata admits Man Utd lack consistency to be Premier League title challengers

The Spaniard is happy to have got his hands on three trophies and to have played so many games, but is aware of the need to improve in 2017-18 Juan Mata admits Manchester United need to add consistency to their game if they are to mount a Premier League title …

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Soweto Fashion Week Brings Runway To People

South Africa’s Soweto Fashion Week (SFW) stayed true to its cause, showcasing up and coming designers from one of the country’s most eclectic suburbs. Established in 2011 to give black designers a platform that was closer to home and independent of the bigger, more conventional events, SFW is now well …

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Ekiti Catholic bishop urges full implementation of 2014 confab report

Ado-Ekiti – The Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, The Most Rev. Femi Ajakaiye, hassaid that full implementation of the 2014 National Conference report is the panacea to moving Nigeria forward. Former President, Dr Goodluck Jonathan handing over reports of the 2014 National Conference to President Muhammadu BuhariAjakaiye, who was a …

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African brand congress award set to hold

AFRICAN Brand Congress is set to host   this year’s event soon in Lagos. The African Brand Congress is an annual fiesta of best brains behind most successful and sought after African brands. According to the Convener, Desmond Esorougwe, the congress is designed to educate, engage and inspire brand managers and …

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Inter 5 Udinese 2: Perisic stars in crushing victory

Inter rounded off the Serie A season with a comfortable 5-2 victory over Udinese, Ivan Perisic starring for the hosts. Ivan Perisic starred in what could have been his final Inter appearance, helping his side to end the Serie A season on a high with a 5-2 battering of Udinese at …

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