Injured Eagles skipper Mikel Obi flies to England for surgery

The former Chelsea midfielder, has sat out the last three Chinese Super League fixtures because of an abdominal strain and has been ruled out for three weeks, according...

15 hoodlums sentenced to 2-year imprisonment over violence in Lagos

The Lagos State Mobile Court has sentenced 15 hoodlums to two years imprisonment in connection with Monday’s mayhem at Idi-Oro area of Mushin, Lagos. The Lagos State...

Bouchard urges life ban for ‘cheater’ Sharapova

Eugenie Bouchard attacked Maria Sharapova as a “cheater” over her return from a drugs ban and suggested the Russian should be kicked out of tennis for life. Bouchard...

Wenger’s ‘dishonest’ ref to take charge of Arsenal-Chelsea FA Cup final

The referee pushed and labelled “dishonest” by Arsene Wenger will take charge of next month’s FA Cup final between the veteran French manager’s Arsenal side and...

Agriculture will help Nigeria tackle unemployment – Gov. Wike

The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has stated that investments in agriculture would help the nation tackle youth unemployment. Speaking during a courtesy...

Strike ends at South African Airways after court ruling

South African Airways says cabin crew members whose strike forced some flight cancellations have returned to work after a court order. The financially struggling airline...

Twitter gets lift from uptick in user numbers

Twitter shares surged Wednesday after its quarterly update showed improving growth in user numbers, offsetting concerns over a decline in revenue and another net loss...

Nigeria’s ranking drops on international press freedom index

Amid growing concern over press freedom, Nigeria yet again recorded a fall on the international press freedom index on Wednesday. According to the Press Freedom Index,...

Jega replies Jonathan’s statement that 2015 election was flawed

– Goodluck Jonathan said the 2015 election was flawed and blamed Professor Attahiru Jega for it – The former INEC chairman replied through his assistant that...

INEC flags-off voters registration exercise in Lagos

National Commissioner, Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Dr. Adekunle Ogunmola, has officially flagged-off the Continuous Voters’ Registration (CVR)...