Month: May 2016

Popular actor, Dejo Tunfulu gives out his daughter’s hand in mariage.

Wait a minute! Dejo got married this year, January to be precise. His teenage daughter got married today too. Overly interesting and almost confusing right?. Now here’s the gist.  Actor, Kunle Tokunbo, also known as Dejo Tunfulu gave out his 17-year-old teenage daughter, Pamilerin Adetokunbo’s hand in marriage today. The ceremony was reportedly held in Ikeja. Incase you are wondering why the lady married early, her groom, Ahmed who is in his early 20s put the young lady in the family way – hence the marriage.  Pamilerin’s mother who happened to be Dejo’s first wife died in 2012. The...

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Real Madrid fans get in here! Marcelo is giving out his Champions League medal&boots.

Actually this is open to his fans, regardless of the team you support. Real Madrid right back, Marcelo announced on his Facebook page yesterday that he is hosting a contest to give away his new Champions league medal and a pair of boots. Find further instructions below. Nothing beats the feeling of being first and I want to share this feeling with you, my fans, who mean so much to me. SHARE this post on your Facebook profile and tell me your best memory of being first. My favorite response wins an UEFA Champions League Final medal and adidas Football ‪#‎X16‬ boots! You have until Saturday...

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Euro 2016 : Rashford, Sturridge make England’s squad.

Marcus Rashford and Daniel Sturridge have been named in England’s final squad for Euro 2016. Surprisingly, Danny Drinkwater who inspired Leicester City to their first Champions League glory was omitted from the squad. He however took the omission in good faith. “Disappointed not to make the final 23! Would of been a fantastic experience to go to the euros as a player… But I’ll be supporting the country like I always have! The seasons been a huge positive for me.. Going into next season as a premier league champion! Good luck to the lads… Bring it home #england” He...

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Full Text of President Muhammadu Buhari’s National Broadcast On Democracy Day

My compatriots, It is one year today since our administration came into office. It has been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements. By age, instinct and experience, my preference is to look forward, to prepare for the challenges that lie ahead and rededicate the administration to the task of fixing Nigeria. But I believe we can also learn from the obstacles we have overcome and the progress we made thus far, to help strengthen the plans that we have in place to put Nigeria back on the path of progress. We affirm our belief in democracy as...

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The Ooni of Ile-Ife Needs A New Palace

Article By Tony Ogunlowo The new Ooni of Ile-Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, is in dire need of a new palace. Even though it was home to his predecessor, the late Oba Sijuade, for many years, where people came to pay homage to him, it seems it’s not to the taste of the incumbent. As a result he’s been forced to go on the road to meet his subjects. You can’t have an Oba that goes ‘waka-waka-about’ all the time. Not only is it disrespectful it’s also sacrilegious. An Obas place is in his palace where people come to greet...

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Petr Cech breaks Czech cap record

Arsenal goalkeeper, Petr Cech has emerged the most-capped player in Czech Republic. The former Chelsea skipper achieved the feat today as he made his 119th international appearance during a friendly involving his country and Malta. The game ended 6-0 in favour of his...

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Messi to appear in court on June 2

Lionel Messi’s tax evasion case will be revisited on June 2. The Barcelona star will prove his innocence on tax fraud charges leveled against him by Spanish authorities. Recall that the Argentinean and his father, Jorge Messi were charged with three counts of tax fraud worth €4.1million dating back to a period between 2007 and 2009. He had trial date scheduled between May 31 and June 3. He is expected to participate in Argentina’s Copa America opener against Chile scheduled for June...

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Tomato scarcity as metaphor | By: Reuben Abati

One of the major news items in circulation has been the scarcity of tomato. Incidentally, Nigeria is (was) the 14th largest producer of tomato in the world and the second largest producer in Africa, after Egypt, but our country hardly produces enough to meet the local demand of about 2.3 million tonnes, and lacks the capacity to ensure an effective storage or value chain processing of what is produced. Out of the 1.8 million tonnes that the country produces annually, 900, 000 tonnes are left to rot and waste. Meanwhile, tomato-processing companies in the country operate below capacity and...

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CAF bans Chris Giwa and 4 others for 5 years

The Confederation of African Football (CAF) in a letter signed by CAF’s Secretary-General, Hicham El Amrani and dated May 27th 2016 banned Chris Giwa, factional President of the Nigeria Football Federation , Muazu Suleyman, Yahaya Adama, Sani Fema and Johnson Effiong from all football related activities for 5 years for impersonation and taking football matters to a civil court.  The ban was initially placed on them by Amaju Pinnick– led Nigeria Football Federation. This development is coming less than two weeks after his (Chris Giwa) club, Giwa FC was expelled by the League Manaement FC for not honouring 3...

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Comedian, Ajebo unveils comic book for kids

To celebrate this year’s children’s day, House of Ajebo has announced a new comic book called MICMAN: The Legend of Ajebo. The comic book revolves around MICMAN, a high school student who discovers his extraordinary skills through the help of his professor friend .With his new found super hero powers, MICMAN sets out to save the world, teach kids to believe in themselves and be all they want to...

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International Kits for the Euro 2016 Tournament. Pick Your Fave!

France From Nike, Adidas to Puma, see the officially released team kits of all 24 European teams participating in the 2016 Euro tournament in France from Friday 10 June and Sunday 10, July. England Albania Slovakia Spain Turkey                                                                             Portugal Russia Germany Croatia                                      ...

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Vincent Enyeama extends Lille contract

Ex Nigerian goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama has extended his contract with French Ligue 1 club, Lille. The skipper who will now remain at Les Dogues until the summer of 2019  having signed a new two-year deal, kept a total of 20 clean sheets in 39 games last season. “LOSC is pleased and proud to announce the extension of Vincent Enyeama contract for two more seasons. The Nigerian goalkeeper of 33 years will continue to defend the goal for LOSC until 2019,” the club announced on their...

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Mourinho unveiled as Manchester United manager, shares picture of contract

 Ex Chelsea coach, Jose Mourinho has been finally unveiled as the new manager of Manchester United FC.  Announcing the appointment, Ed Woodward said: “José is quite simply the best manager in the game today. He has won trophies and inspired players in countries across Europe and, of course, he knows the Premier League very well, having won three titles here.I’d like to take this opportunity to welcome him to Manchester United. His track record of success is ideal to take the club forward.” José Mourinho said: “To become Manchester United manager is a special honour in the game. It...

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Yobo Testimonial match is today! Watch a documentary on the Nigerian soccer icon.

A host of Nigerian and international footballers will converge today, May 27th in Port Harcourt as soccer legend, Joseph Yobo bows out of competitive football. The centenary game which is scheduled to hold at 4pm will have in attendance sports heavyweights like John Terry, Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba, Jay jay Okocha, Kanu Nwankwo and a host of others. As the clock ticks down to the highly anticipated star-studded game, sit back and watch a documentary on Nigeria’s most capped player, courtesy of...

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