2019 polls: FG demands US neutrality

The Federal Government has demanded the neutrality of the United States Government in the 2019 polls. It was also a day the federal government said it is not panicking over the visa granted to former Vice President and candidate of People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Alhaji Atiku Abubakar by the United States of America. This was just as it declared […]

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Minister blames Lake Chad Basin for renewed Boko Haram attacks

The Federal Government has blamed the resurgence of Boko Haram insurgents on the “remnants” operating within the Lake Chad Basin, insisting that the dreaded insurgents have been totally degraded. Speaking with newsmen in Abuja after the groundbreaking ceremony and unveiling of the prototype design of the technology building to house the command and control centre […]

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Amosun, Okorocha’s men join APM, DPP

There is still no letup in the primary elections crisis raging in the All Progressives Congress (APC) as Adekunle Akinlade and Uche Nwosu, anointed governorship choices of governors of Ogun and Imo states, Ibikunle Amosun and Rochas Okorocha, respectively, announced their defection from the ruling party to pursue their political ambitions elsewhere. In Imo, Nwosu, son-in-law of […]

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Gracia extends Watford deal until 2023

Watford manager Javi Gracia has signed a new four-and-a-half year deal with the Vicarage Road club. The Spaniard, who took over at the Hornets in January following Marco Silva’s dismissal, has committed to Watford until 2023. Gracia is the first manager to renew his contract with the club since the Pozzo family took charge in […]

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Fury: I’ll floor Wilder one million per cent

Tyson Fury is in good spirits ahead of Saturday’s WBC heavyweight title fight with Deontay Wilder and believes he will win ‘one million per cent’. The British fighter faces Wilder at the Staples Center and believes all the hard work he has done in the gym will pay off in the ring. Fury said: “I’m […]

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Rohr: I’ve no issue with Onazi

Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr has denied reports of a rift between himself and Trabzonspor midfielder Ogenyi Eddy Onazi. Onazi withdrew from Nigeria’s squad for their back-to-back 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Libya in October with injury. However, the 25-year-old then featured in Trabzonspor’s next Super Lig match once the international break was […]

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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 […]

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