Author: victor silas

Hazard ruled out of PAOK clash

Eden Hazard will miss Chelsea’s Europa League match against PAOK on Thursday with a minor injury, says Maurizio Sarri. The forward recently recovered from a back injury, but the Chelsea head coach says his star player has now sustained an ankle problem. However, Sarri is confident Hazard will be fit to return for Chelsea’s match […]

FIFA rankings: Nigeria now fourth in Africa, retains world 44th place

Nigeria is now placed fourth in Africa and retains her 44th spot in the world with 1,427 points, as against October’s 1,431 points, in the FIFA/Coca Cola Rankings released on Thursday. Tunisia who led the continent’s teams in the last rankings dropped to second place behind Senegal, with the North Africans dropping four places to 26th in […]

Buhari, Ajimobi have done well – Adelabu

Chief Adebayo Adelabu, former deputy governor, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), in June 2018, resigned from the apex bank to seek the governorship of Oyo State in 2019. He is the APC’s candidate. He speaks on the chances of his party at both the state and the national levels. The 2019 election is here, what […]

Oyo voters speak on their choice of candidate

Miss Sewa Aderibigbe, fruit seller I will vote according to my conviction. My opinion is that the election should be conducted in a way that it will be pleasing to the masses. They should do it such that there won’t be any partiality. Whoever God wants will be the one that will eventually wins the […]

2019: PDP to field 14 female, 2 male candidates in Lagos East — Chieftain

The Leader of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Lagos East Senatorial District, Mr Taiwo Benedict, on Thursday said the party was presenting 16 candidates for the various seats in the zone in the 2019 general elections. The Lagos East senatorial zone comprises Ikorodu, Epe, Ibeju-Lekki, Kosofe and Somolu. Benedict told the News Agency […]

Ogun Assembly majority leader, 3 others defect to APM

Four members of the Ogun House of Assembly on Thursday resigned their membership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and defected to the Allied Peoples Movement (APM). The lawmakers announced their defection in separate letters read by the Speaker of the Assembly, Mr Suraj Adekunbi, during a plenary in Abeokuta. The defectors are: the Majority […]

Kano APC NASS caucus passes vote of confidence on Ganduje

The Kano State All Progressives Congress (APC) caucus in the National Assembly has passed a vote of confidence on Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje for his “exemplary leadership and performance in office.’’ The endorsement came in a statement signed by the 16 APC lawmakers, comprising two senators and 14 House of Representatives members, from the state. Members […]

AY, Omoni Oboli make Hollywood debut

Nigeria’s Ayobami ‘AY’ Makun and Omoni Oboli will make their debut in a Hollywood animation film, “Elliott: The Littlest Reindeer”. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that though the characters AY and Oboli would voiced in the film scheduled to premiere on Dec. 14, remain unknown. The Christmas-themed film also features Hunger Games star, […]

Singer, Mo’Cheddah reveals depression struggles

Singer, rapper and fashion designer, Modupe-Oreoluwa Oyeyemi, aka Mo’Cheddah, 28, has revealed how she battled depression due to the hostility and hate she experienced in the music industry. Mo’Cheddah who spoke with DANG Network also gave further details on why she abruptly left the music industry, her suicide battles. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports […]