Author: loladeville

Opinion: What’s a life worth in Nigeria? | By: Biodun Ogungbo

Somewhere in Nigeria. 
A trailer fell on a woman.
 It crushed her legs.
 She was still alive.
 But in severe pains and begging. Begging for help.
 For someone to save her!  There on the scene.
 Men and women. 
Including law enforcement.
 Walking around her.
 Taking photographs and video. Capturing her misery.
 Her impending death from blood loss. For all to see!  Oh, what a life?  This was the distressing picture I saw on my phone from a Whatsapp page first thing in the morning and it brought me to tears. This is however not the first such distressing picture...

Read More

End Of An Era: Totti, Alonso, John Terry, others bid farewell to football.

The football world witnessed some emotional moments few days ago as legends; Francesco Totti, Phillip Lahm,  Xabi Alonso, Dirk Kuyt, Maxwell, John Terry retired from the round leather game.  Kuyt, Maxwell. Totti who made 86 appearances in 25 seasons and scored 307 goals said farewell in an emotional speech after his final match for the club, a 3-2 win over Genoa. “Thank you, Rome.  Thank you to my mother and father, my brother, my relatives and my friends. Thank you to my wife and to my three children. I wanted to start from the end – from the goodbyes...

Read More

Democracy Day Speech by Prof. Yemi Osinbajo

  Dear Nigerians, I bring you good wishes from President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, who as we all know is away from the country on medical vacation. 1. Today marks the second anniversary of our assumption of office. We must thank the Almighty God not only for preserving our lives to celebrate this second anniversary, but for giving us hope, strength and confidence as we faced the challenges of the past two years. 2. Our administration outlined three specific areas for our immediate intervention on assumption of office: these were Security, Corruption and the Economy. 3. In the Northeast of...

Read More

Barcelona send Luis Enrique off in style

Messi, Neymar and Alcacer all struck tonight as Barcelona defeat Alaves to win their 29th Copa del Rey trophy. It was Luis Enrique last game in charge of the Catalans and clinching the trophy was an awesome way to send him off in style. The Spaniard featured in 181 games , won 9 trophies in three seasons at the Nou Camp. The 47 year-old has the best win ratio (76.24%) as Barcelona coach in the club’s history (10+ games). He is also the the first manager to win three consecutive Copa del Rey finals in 64 years. (2014/2015, 2015/2016,...

Read More

Arsenal beat Chelsea to win the FA Cup

Arsenal beat 10-man Chelsea today to secure their 13th FA cup. The thrilling game which ended 2-1 at the Wembley saw Arsenal’s Alexis Sanchez and Per Mertesacker and  Chelsea’s Diego Costa get on the score sheet. Arsenal outclassed their opponents and Alexis Sanchez whose goal was ruled as handball was awarded Man of the Match for his performance. The Chilean has scored 30 Goals and 16 Assists in 50 Games. Arsenal have now won the FA Cup more times (13) than any other team in the competition’s history...

Read More

Top 10 reactions to D’banj’s baby announcement.

On today’s edition of Loladeville Top 10, we are going to be looking at reactions to Dapo ‘D’banj’ Oyebanjo’s baby announcement. Recall we broke the news here  days before the superstar made the official announcement on his IG page. So let’s see what people said about the king of low-key! lol you guys that say banky is lowkey. dbanj got engaged, married, wife got pregnant and people didnt know till his child was born. levels. — Dad. (@CloverDaddy) May 26, 2017 Theres beauty in being low-key, Banky, Susu got engaged no one knew they were dating, dbanj married! even has child,...

Read More

 Ten Things Nobody Told You About Herbal Remedies for Fertility Issues | By: Roma Joans

Did you know herbal remedies are great ways to treat fertility issues? With so many couples having trouble conceiving as medical treatments become more costly, natural fertility remedies offer healthy yet cost effective ways of starting a family. Because fertility is becoming a more serious issue every day, it’s important for women to a focus on eating well, taking herbal supplements, and making significant health-minded lifestyle changes. With those priorities in mind, here are ten things nobody told you about herbal remedies for fertility issues to help you find relief quickly and become pregnant easily.   They May Strengthen...

Read More

Cristiano Ronaldo Accused Of Tax Evasion by Spanish Authorities

Cristiano Ronaldo has been accused of tax fraud by Spanish authorities. The Portuguese could face 5 years in prison for tax fraud after failing to pay £13m from image rights to the Spanish Govt from 2011-2013. According to Adriana Garcia of ESPN FC, Spanish prosecutors believe “the Portuguese may have committed wrongdoing” after they carried out an investigation. In December, leaked documents appeared to reveal that he hid 150 million euros in tax havens in Switzerland and the British Virgin Islands. If found guilty, he will likely go to prison. Sentence would be 4 months for each offense (2011,12,13) Only few...

Read More

Why Made-in-Nigeria will give small businesses a boost

Nigerian Federal Government should be commended for putting the spotlight on local manufacturers through initiatives such as the Made-in-Nigeria Dress Days and an Executive Order compelling state agencies to direct at 40% of procurement to Made-in-Nigeria goods and services. That’s according to Magnus Nmonwu , Regional Director for Sage in West Africa (www.Sage.com), who says a strong government push to encourage Nigerians to support locally made goods and services will help encourage entrepreneurship. This, in turn, could help spur diversification of the economy, create local jobs, and decrease unemployment. Made-in-Nigeria resonates with the theme of Africa Day (25 May)—“Building...

Read More

Manchester United become the most decorated English club in football history.

Two goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan in each half saw Manchester United defeat Ajax Amsterdam to win Europa League final and qualify for the group stages of next season’s Champions League. With 43 trophies in their cabinet, the Red Devils have become the most decorated English club in football history.  The club have now won every possible trophy. Meanwhile, Jose Mourinho is the first Man United manager in history to win two major trophies in his first season in charge.“It’s the end of a very difficult season but a very very good season, we preferred this way to finishing...

Read More

Leo Messi sentenced to 21 months in prison

  Lionel Messi and his dad, Jorge Messi have lost an appeal to Spain’s Supreme Court over a 21-month prison sentence for tax fraud. The Criminal Chamber of the Supreme Court confirmed the prison sentence for the Argentinean. Messi, who admitted to avoiding the payment of taxes derived from his image rights in 2007  was sentenced to seven months in prison for each of the three crimes and fined  532,313.31 Neither Messi or his father are likely to go to Prison as under Spanish law sentences under two years can be served under probation. Nevertheless, Messi’s sentence has been reduced to 15...

Read More

Dbanj and wife welcome first child.

The Koko son is here! Nigerian singer, Oladapo Daniel Oyebanjo, popularly known as D’banj and his wife, Lineo Didi Kilgrow have are now parents to a baby boy. A reliable source disclosed that the bundle of joy arrived in the US on Friday, 19th May, 2017. The couple had a quiet traditional wedding in Jos, Plateau state in June last year and a private registry wedding on, July 2, 2016. 25 year-old Didi is an undergraduate of the University of Abuja.  Her father is an American and her mum is half Nigerian, half South African. Congratulations to the couple.   Update The child...

Read More

Super Eagles star, Ahmed Musa, weds new lover in Abuja (Photos)

Super Eagles and Leicester City star, Ahmed Musa wedded his new lover, Juliet Adeh Ejue yesterday in Abuja. His divorced wife, Jamila is reportedly back in Kano state with their two children. \ Recall that about a month ago, the 24 year-old was invited for questioning by police in England following a heated argument with his ex wife.  Reports later surfaced that it...

Read More

Op-Ed: What happened to transparency? | By: Simon Kolawole

At the annual Nigerian jamboree to the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston, Texas, Dr. IbeKachikwu, the minister of state for petroleum resources, told a “world press conference” on May 5, 2017 that Nigeria’s refineries would soon have new investors. He said 26 investors had indicated interest in the epileptic refineries. “By September, we will unveil the investors for the refineries,” the minister said smoothly, typically. “When we came onboard, the refineries were not working but as we speak, we have sizeable investment portfolio for them to an extent that we don’t know who to partner with for the...

Read More

Manchester Attack: Yaya Toure and his agent to donate £100,000 to victims

Manchester City star, Yaya Toure and his agent, Seluk have donated £50,000 each to those affected by the suicide bomb attack at Manchester Arena on Monday night. The sad incident claimed 22 lives and left 119 injured. Amongst those who lost their lives was an 8 year-old girl who went to see her favourite musician but died in the blast. Seluk told Sky Sports News: ‘The news an eight-year-old girl went to see her favourite singer and didn’t return home is too much to bear. My son is eight years old and I can’t image the pain and the...

Read More

Antonio Conte named LMA and Premier League Manager of the Year for 2016/17.

For steering Chelsea to their 6th Premier League victory in his first season in charge, Chelsea coach, Antonio Conte has been named Premier League manager of the year by the League Managers Association. The honour was bestowed on him at their 25th annual awards dinner. The Italian who succeeded Jose Mourinho last summer joined the club after helming Italy’s Euro 2016 campaign, Conte transformed the Blues from 10th to first, overseeing 30 wins, three draws and five defeats....

Read More

Bola Tinubu pays for Moji Olaiya’s remains, baby to be flown back home

Actress, Moji Olaiya’s baby as well as her remains will be brought to Nigeria from Canada courtesy of APC national leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu. The development was revealed by actor, Yomi Fabiyi. After due deliberation consulted our father and a National Grand Patron of our association (TAMPAN) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu on the 21st May, 2017 to inform him of the demise of our colleague Moji Olaiya and that our humble unanimous decision is to have her body back, then given befitting burial and have her 2 months old daughter re-united with the family. Today, Monday 22nd May,...

Read More

Harry Kane’s astonishing records this season

Tottenhan hotspur forward, Harry Kane has retained the Golden Boot award with 29 goals this season. The English footballer has had a very eventful season, featuring in 30 games: 30, netting 29 times, scoring 5 hat-tricks. He became the 5th player to scoop the prize in back-to-back Premier League seasons. Only two players have scored four or more hat-tricks in a Premier League season: Alan Shearer  who scored 5 in 1995/96 and Harry Kane (4 in 2016/17). He is  also the first back to back PL golden boot winner playing for same club since Thierry Henry (03-04, 04-05 & 05-06) “So proud to win...

Read More

Chelsea become the first club to win 30 matches in a single Premier League season

Worthy Champions! Chelsea FC have set record for number of Premier League wins in a season. The English club scored 38 goals, garnered 98 points to win the 206/2017 Premier League victory. The Antonio Conte-led club used all three subs in every Premier league match this season (114 in total) – only the 2nd team to do this in a 38-match campaign. The Blues sealed their victory today after a 5-1 rout of Sunderland on Sunday. Only the club (457 minutes) were in a losing position in Premier League matches for less time than Liverpool FC (471 mins) this season. “It’s an amazing moment for us...

Read More

FA to start banning players for diving from next season.

The Football Association, FA are set to vote on introducing a new law that will see players banned for 2 games if they are found guilty of gaining an unfair advantage for their team by diving. Should voting results be in favour of a ban being introduced, a fast-track three-man panel of experts will be brought in to assess incidents using video footage. The statement, posted on the FA’s official website, reads in full: A new offence of ‘Successful Deception of a Match Official’ will be in force from the start of the 2017-18 season, after the regulation change was approved...

Read More

Live football scores . Current table, fixtures & results.

Subscribe via Email

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

APO News