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Breaking: Many feared dead in Lagos petrol tanker fire

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Scores of people are feared dead as a tanker loaded with petrol product burst  into flames on a Lagos bridge. The popular Otedola bridge is on the outside metropolis and it is usually busy in late afternoons. Emergency workers from Lagos state emergency Management Authority and Lagos fire service are reportedly at the scene. Spokesman of the Federal Road Safety …

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#BETAwards2018: Davido wins Best International Act Award, sends condolence to D’banj

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LOS ANGELES, CA – JUNE 24: Davido accepts the Best International Act award onstage at the 2018 BET Awards at Microsoft Theater on June 24, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for BET) Davido‘s footprint was all over the 2018 BET Awards. The DMW music boss was nominated in the ‘Best International Act’ award category alongside Tiwa Savage, Booba(France), Cassper …

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Mikel Goes for Milestone Cap against Argentina

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Super Eagles’ skipper, Mikel Obi may this Tuesday get the opportunity of  playing his 85th  international game when Nigeria face Argentina for the eighth time. With that, Mikel remains the fifth most capped Nigerian international. Incidentally, all those before him were also skippers of the Nigerian national teams. Those that attained the 85th match before now were Muda Lawal on June …

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Gospel Promotion Outreach Presents Prophetic Praise Congress and Christian Drama training in Ede

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By Afolabi Opeyemi The conveners of Gospel promotion outreach Prophet Funsho Akande and Evang. Adejoke Akande will next month host the popular gospel singer Evang. Tope Alabi, and the Gospro praise team for the annual prophetic praise congress organised by the ministry. The prophetic praise congress with the theme: “Praising for Recovery” will also feature christian drama training with the …

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Mercy Aigbe just bought herself a house (photos)

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Actress and single mum of 2, Mercy Aigbe, is now a proud landlady. She just acquired a property in a choice area in Lagos. Congrats to her! She shared photos of her house on IG and wrote ”Throwback to my birthday…. my beautiful sis @ceolumineeofficial gave me this cake as a birthday gift and this conversation ensued between us…. Luminee – before the …

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Okocha Slams Gernot Rohr, Mikel & Others After Croatia Beat Nigeria 2 – 0

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Super Eagles midfielder, Austin Okocha has slammed Coach Gernot Rohr for his tactical approach in Nigeria’s 2-0 defeat to Croatia. Okocha also blamed the team’s poor defending which led to the two goals conceded in each half. He added that Mikel was not creative enough in the midfield, adding that the position he was fielded did not allow Moses and …

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Predict And Win! Portugal Vs Spain: Match Preview

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World Cup Gp B 7:00pm Friday 15th June Fisht Olympic Stadium Group B has a massive clash as Spain take on Euro 2016 winners Portugal. Spain went all the way in 2010 for their first and only success in the quadrennial competition, while their opponents head into the tournament with their triumphant Euro 2016 campaign still fresh in the memory. …

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Manchester City to start title defence at Arsenal

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Premier League champions Manchester City will begin their title defence away to Arsenal on the weekend of August 11-12, the English Premier League announced Thursday as it unveiled the fixtures for the 2018/19 season. The match will also be new Arsenal manager Unai Emery’s first in English football’s top flight. The exact date of the game will be confirmed when …

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Breaking: Real Madrid gets new coach

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Real Madrid have announced that Spain coach Julen Lopetegui will coach the La Liga side after the World Cup. Lopetegui, 51, is currently the coach of the Spanish national team due to feature at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. ]The former goalkeeper fill the vacant seat at the Santiago Bernabeu after Zinedane Zidane resigned weeks ago. Lopetegui’s contract with …

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Ranking African Jerseys at the World Cup

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By Solomon Fowowe  The World Cup fever has definitely kicked in with teams touching down Russia already. It’s two days to the World Cup and there’s so much excitement in the air. Maybe, we are not stoked about the opening fixture between hosts Russia and Saudi Arabia, however, asides the potentially drab opening game, there’s loads to be excited about. Part …

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FG declares holidays to mark Id-el Fitr

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  The Federal Government has declared Friday, 15th and Monday, 18th June as public holidays to celebrate the 2018 Id-el Fitr. The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Dr M. B. Umar on Monday. He congratulated the Muslim faithful on a …

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England FA approves Premier League winter break

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The English FA has announced the approval of two-week Premier League mid-season player break in February. The winter break ensures that Premier League matches will still be played over the period, with five top-flight games to be staged on the first weekend and five on the following weekend. The FA has agreed to move FA Cup fifth-round matches to midweek …

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Abiola’s family applauds Buhari June 12 declarations

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Family of Late Chief MKO Abiola has written to thank President Muhammadu Buhari for awarding their father the nation’s highest honour and declaring June 12 as the new democracy day. The President announced the award on Wednesday and declared June 12 as the new democracy day which has been celebrated on May 29 for the past 18 years. Buhari also …

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Buhari Declares June 12 Democracy Day

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has announced June 12 as the new date  Democracy Day will be celebrated in Nigeria. Buhari Wednesday declared  in a tweet on his official handle explained why June 12 will replace May 29. He noted that June 12 is a more symbolic day.   “Dear Nigerians, I am delighted to announce that, after due consultations, the …

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Transfer news: David De Gea speaks on leaving Manchester United

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David De Gea has ruled out a move away from old Trafford this summer. The Spaniard is currently with his Spanish national team as they continue their build up towards the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia. De Gea joined the Red Devils from Spanish league side Atletico Madrid in a deal valued at €25 million the summer of 2011. …

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