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Transfer: Barcelona in Talks with Man United over Defender deal

Manchester United have been offered Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann in exchange for Victor Lindelöf. Barca are looking to take advantage of Raphael Varane's move to Old Trafford, which has seen Lindelöf drop down the pecking order.

Ronaldo, Messi Tops Best FIFA Football Awards 2019 Nominees

Liverpool trio Virgil van Dijk, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah and Tottenham's Harry Kane are in the running for the men's prize in the Best Fifa Football Awards. Former Chelsea midfielder Eden Hazard is also on the 10-strong list that includes Juventus' Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona's Lionel Messi. England's Lucy Bronze and Ellen White are contenders in the women's category. The winners will be revealed on 23 September, following a public vote. Lionesses manager Phil Neville and US head coach Jill Ellis have been nominated as best women's coach. Premier League managers Jurgen Klopp, Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino have been nominated for the best men's coach award. Full men's player shortlist Virgil van Dijk, Netherlands Sadio Mane, Senegal Mohamed Salah, Egypt Harry Kane, England Cristiano Ronaldo, Portugal Lionel Messi, Argentina Matthijs de Ligt, Netherlands Frenkie de Jong, Netherlands Kylian Mbappe, France

BB Naija: Two New Housemates Introduced

In a twist announced earlier, two new housemates have been introduced into the 2019 Big Brother Naija reality show. The housemates are Venita Akpofure and Elozonam. Venita is a mother of two, who was a former video vixen, an actress before she got married and took time off the screen. She has since announced that her marriage is over. The actress from Delta State described her personality as big and promised to bring a blend of confusion, fun, heat and drama to the Pepper Dem House. Elozonam described himself as very goofy and playful and plans to bring that side of him to the House.

AFCON 2019: Otedola Has Fulfilled His $25,000 Per Goal Pledge, Says NFF

Nigerian billionaire businessman Mr Femi Otedola has paid the sum of $25,000 to the Super Eagles of Nigeria. The Nigeria Football Federation disclosed this on Tuesday via its verified Twitter handle. The nation’s football governing body hosted the business mogul as well as Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo, the team’s administrator Enebi Achor, and equipment manager Chidi Ngoka. Mr Otedola had promised to splash $25,000 on the Eagles per goal in their semi-final clash with Algeria in the just concluded 2019 Africa Cup of Nations championship. He made the pledge alongside Africa’s richest man and President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote, who also promised the team $50,000 per goal. The Eagles were only able to score a goal as they lost 2-1 to Algeria. Defender William Troost-Ekong scored an own goal before Odion Ighalo levelled the score line. A brilliant free kick from Riyad Mahrez sealed a spot in the final for the Algerian team who later beat Senegal to lift the

Davido Tops Nigerians On Instagram Rich List 2019

Davido tops the list of Nigerian stars on the recently released Instagram rich list 2019. [Instagram/Davidoofficial] Davido has emerged the richest Nigerian on Instagram with a single post valued at over N26 million. In the Hopper HQ’s Instagram rich list 2019, Davido occupies spot 38 where he ranks the second richest in Africa and the richest in Nigeria. Davido tops the four Nigerians who made the 2019 list. Also on the list are Funke Akindele Bello, Ayodeji Balogun aka Wizkid and Tiwa Savage. According to Hopper HQ, celebrities around the world earn huge paycheques from paid posts and partner marketing campaigns on Instagram. This list is arrived at based on internal Hopper HQ data, influencer rate cards, and public information. Also on the list, Davido ranks higher than top American stars that include professional wrestler, Ronda Rousey, American internet sensation, Logan Paul and internationally acclaimed tennis star Serena Williams. The singer and DMW boss comes

2023 Presidency: Buhari Backs Youth, Names Successor

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said he won’t name his preferred successor. Buhari explained that naming his preferred successor now would create problems for him and those making such calls. He spoke while receiving members of a group known as Progressive in Academics, Pro-Acad, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Pro-Acad had asked him to start grooming a youth who will replace him when at the expiration of his tenure in 2023. Reacting, Buhari stated that becoming a president was not an overnight job but a painstaking process. He said: “Succession? To me, this is very funny. If I find anybody, I will create more problems for him or her. Let those who want to be president try as much as I did. “I believe those who are interested need to know that I tried three times and the fourth time, I thank God and technology. Before they announced the result on radio and television, we got the results and those who disagreed were asked to go to court. “Most of my supporters

IMN Has Been Proscribed – IGP Adamu

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has officially declared that the Islamic Movement in Nigeria led by Ibraheem Zakzaky has been proscribed and all protests by the movement banned. According to him, anyone associated with the IMN or furthering their agenda will be treated as a terrorist and an enemy of the state. The police boss made the declaration on Tuesday at a meeting with senior police officers at the Force Headquarters in Abuja. He also highlighted some of the achievements recorded by the police in their resolve to fight crime in the country. The conference was in continuation of the IGP’s management tradition to constantly engage strategic managers across all commands in the police.

Senate Confirms All 43 Ministerial Nominees

The Senate has confirmed all 43 ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday last week. The confirmation followed the conclusion of the hearing conducted by the upper chamber on Tuesday, after a week-long screening process. Meanwhile, the senate screened the remaining three nominees; Mr Lai Mohammed, Sabo Nanono and Saleh Mamman. Below is a list of all 43 ministerial nominees confirmed by the upper chamber; Uchechukwu Ogah (Abia) Godswill Akpabio (Akwa Ibom) George Akume (Benue) Ogbonnaya Onu (Ebonyi) Emeka. Nwajuaba (Imo) Olorunnibe Mamora (Lagos) Olamilekan Adegbite (Ogun) Adamu. Adamu (Bauchi) Rotimi Amaechi (Rivers) Sharon Ikeazor (Anambra) Tayo Alasoadura (Ondo) Mustapha Shehuri (Borno) Abubakar Aliyu (Yobe) Bashir Magashi (Kano) Ramatu Aliyu (Kogi) Timipre Sylva (Bayelsa) Zubairu Dada (Niger) Chris Ngige (Anambra) Abdullahi Hassan (Nasarawa) Sunday Dare (Oyo) Muhammad Bello (Adamawa) Sadiya Farouq (Zamfara) Zainab Ahmed

Ministerial Screening: Buhari Thanks Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has thanked the Senate members for their urgent action on the ministerial list sent to them for proper Screening last week. It was a long week Screening exercise with 43 ministerial nominees screened by the senate. "I welcome the conclusion of the confirmation process for Ministerial nominees. I commend the Senate for speedily attending to this very important task. Portfolios will be assigned when the Cabinet is formally inaugurated. I look forward to working with this very capable team" Buhari said

Idrissa Gueye Joins PSG

PSG have signed midfielder Idrissa Gueye from Everton on a four-year contract for a reported fee £30m. Idrissa Gueye helped Mali to the final of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations but fell to a defeat to Algeria thereby claiming a silver medal in the competition.

Man Utd Closing In On Bruno Fernandes

Manchester United are close to signing Bruno Fernandes after agreeing a deal. The Portuguese will travel to Manchester in the the coming days for a medical.

Man Utd Legend Patrice Evra Retires From Football

Former Manchester United and Juventus defender Patrice Evra has announced his retirement from football. The 38-year-old also played for Monaco, Nice and Marseille during a glittering 20-year playing career, which ended with a short spell at West Ham in 2018. The defender won 21 major honours throughout his career as well as earning 81 caps for France. Evra has revealed that he has already started preparations to become a coach and says he has the backing of legendary United manager Sir Alex Ferguson. "My playing career is officially over," he told Gazzetta dello Sport. "I started training for the UEFA B Coaching License in 2013, now I want to finish it and then go on to get the UEFA A license. "In a year and a half, if everything goes well, I'll be ready to lead a team. Sir Alex Ferguson had predicted at the time that two of his players would become coaches of a high level: Ryan Giggs and Patrice Evra."

16yr Old Stephany Ugboaja Emerges Overall Best WAEC Candidate

A total of 1,596161 candidates registered for the examination from 18,639 recognized secondary schools in Nigeria and 1,020,519 of them obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects. A 16-year-old Nigerian girl, Ugboaja Chizobam Stephany, has emerged the youngest, best candidate ever recorded by the West African Examination Council (WAEC), TheCable reports. Stephan graduated from the Jesuit Memorial College in Port Harcourt where she sat for the just concluded Senior Schools Certificate Examination (SSCE). WAEC released the results of candidates who participated in its 2019 May/June West African Senior Secondary Certificate Examination (WASSCE) on July 26, 2019. A total of 1,596161 candidates registered for the examination from 18,639 recognized secondary schools in Nigeria and 1,020,519 of them obtained credits and above in a minimum of five subjects including English and Mathematics. The courses she took were Further Mathematics, General Mathematics, English L

Kompany Loses First Game As a Manager

Former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany lost his first Belgian First Division A match as player-manager of RSC Anderlecht.y The centre-back named himself in the starting XI but could do nothing to stop a late winner in a 2-1 defeat at home by KV Oostende. Michel Vlap gave Anderlecht the lead but Ronald Vargas and Fashion Sakala scored in each half for Oostende. It was Kompany's first competitive game since leaving Man City in May. The 33-year-old signed a three-year deal with Belgian giants Anderlecht after 11 years at Etihad Stadium, where he won four Premier League titles. Kompany, who scored five goals in 73 games for Anderlecht from 2003 to 2006, helping them to win two league titles, was given a hero's welcome by supporters at Lotto Park.

BB Naija: Nelson And Thelma Evicted

Big Brother housemates Nelson and Thelma have been evicted from the show, making them the sixth and seventh persons to leave the house since the show began on June 30.

Hilarious! As Jesus Christ Pictured In a Church In South Africa

A Pastor from South Africa claims he invited Jesus Christ from heaven to preach in his church. See Photos:

Sadio Mané Builds School In Bombali Senegal

Sadio Mané inspects construction site of a school he is building in his village, Bambali in Senegal with €270,000. He also built a hospital and financed a stadium for his people. He gives out 50,000 CFA Francs to families in his village monthly. See photos:

Gareth Bale Closing In On China Move

Gareth Bale's representatives are in talks with Chinese side Jiangsu Suning about a deal which could see the Welshman earn £1m a week. Reports claim that negotiations are progressing and there is still some work to do, but Jiangsu Suning are increasingly confident they can convince Bale to sign. The 30-year-old has been told he can leave Real Madrid, even though he has three years left on his £600,000-a-week contract. However, any deal will have to be concluded by Wednesday as that is when the Chinese window closes. Another hurdle is that all Chinese clubs have to pay 100 per cent transfer tax on foreign signings, meaning Jiangsu Suning will effectively have to pay double to secure Bale's services.

Com. Adeoye Bolatito Wasiu Declares For FOSSU National President

The versatile Iseyin born Comrade Adeoye Bolatito Wasiu has declared his intentions to contest for the post of the National President in the forthcoming Federation Of Oyo Students Union (FOSSU) elections.  He made this known on his message to his fellow students via text message, which reads thus: MANDATE 2019: ASSEVERATION TO TAKE FOSSU TO GREATER HEIGHTS “Transformation does not just happen. It takes a plan and a support system. This how-to guide is full of the top wisdom, tips, exercise, and success stories to inspire an old dream or create a new one.” Alutaristic salutations to the cadres, leaders, stakeholders and Comrades in their hierarchies from the North of Ibadan, to the South of Ibarapa through the East of ogbomoso and the West of Oyo to the centre of Oke-ogun. INTRODUCTION By the virtue of moniker, I am ADEOYE Bolatito Wasiu, being parented by Mr & Late Mrs Raheem Adeoye of the chieftaincy compound of Abamoda in Iserin area of Iseyin and the royal famil

FIFA Ranking: Nigeria Moves 12 Spots Up

Third Place winners of the African Cup of Nations, Nigeria have moved up 12 spots to become the 33rd position in the latest FIFA Ranking. The ranking which was released on Thursday, saw African champions Algeria move up 28 spots to take the 40th position, making them the biggest mover in the July edition by ranks and points (up 117). New South American champions Brazil (2nd, up 1) leapfrogged France (3rd, down 1) in second place and trail leaders Belgium by a narrow margin of 20 points. Other sides in Copa America action improved their Ranking positions substantially, namely quarter-finalists Uruguay (5th, up 3), Colombia (8th, up 5), and Venezuela (26th, up 7) - who reach their best-ever Ranking position after their run to the last eight.

Timi Dakolo Taunts COZA Pastor Fatoyinbo For Having Affairs With Church Members

Timi Dakolo recently called out pastors who have been sexually involved with their members. He specifically refers to COZA founder, Pastor Fatoyinbo. He calls out the Pastor for having affairs with his church members after making advances at them. At a time in 2013, the Pastor had allegedly had an affair with a church member, Ese Walters, and she came out to report the incident, feeling guilty about it. Timi Dakolo writes on Instagram: “COMMONWEALTH KO ZION NI…CHURCH IS SUPPOSE TO FIX BROKEN PEOPLE AND NOT CRUSH PEOPLE WHO SHOW UP IN CHURCH NEEDING GOD. “DEAR AGGRIEVED AND AGGRESSIVE CHURCH MEMBERS, PLEASE USE THE SAME ENERGY YOU ARE USING TO CALL ME, AND THREATEN ME OR SLIDE INTO MY DM TO SEARCH FOR THIS VICTIMS AND ASK THEM WHAT REALLY HAPPEN. THAT IS WHAT JESUS WILL DO.”

Ministerial Screening: Drama As Keyamo Asked To Recite National Anthem

There was a mild drama at the Senate on Friday as Senator representing Kogi West Senatorial district, Dino Melaye demanded that one of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial nominee, Festus Keyamo, recite the National anthem. Keyamo, who is among Buhari’s 43-man list submitted to the Senate on Tuesday for screening and approval, appeared before members of the upper legislative chamber on Friday. Melaye told Keyamo, “I know you to be intellectually mobile, I want you to recite the national anthem.” However, President of the Senate, Ahmed Lawan, overruled Melaye’s request. Lawan said that the request was not a question. Keyamo is the 28th nominee that has so far been screened by the Senate. Recall that Keyamo, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria, SAN, and lawyer to the All Progressives Congress, APC, had a serious argument with Melaye on a national television prior to the 2019 general elections

Liberia Honours Buhari In Monrovia

President Buhari attends 172nd Independence Anniversary Celebration of Republic of Liberia and receives The Grand Cordon of the Knighthood of Venerable Order of the Pioneers," Republic of Liberia's highest national honour in Monrovia on 26th July 2019 President Buhari with President George Weah alongside Governor Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti State, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulraz of Kwara State and Governor Mai Mala Buni of Yobe State as he attends 172nd Independence Anniversary Celebration of Republic of Liberia in Monrovia on 26th July 2019. See photos:

All You Need To Know About Sickle Cell Anemia

You may have come across this word or condition in one way or the other, you may even be a carrier of the sickle cell, but why worry? God is not through with you yet... Sickle cell anaemia: is a disorder of the blood caused by inherited abnormal HEMOGLOBIN in Blood. Sickle call anaemia requires the inheritance of two sickle cell genes. the sickled red blood cells are fragile and prone to rupture. when the number of red blood cell decreases from rupture [hemolysis], anaemia is the result. This condition is what 's  referred to as sickle cell anaemia 🧬Signs and symptoms of sickle cell anaemia 1. fatigue 2. swelling and inflammation of the hands or feet 3. sudden pooling of blood in the spleen and liver congestion 4. lung and heart injury 5. eye damage 6. Abdominal crisis 7. Heart attack can also occur Other signs includes .. breathing problem .. headache or dizziness .. painful erection in male      Priapism [ a constant erection of the penis] is common. it

BBNaija 2019: Seyi And Tacha Return To House As 'honoured guests'

BBNaija housemates Seyi and Tacha who were falsely evicted recently returned to the house The duo joined other housemates by 7:30pm, July 24, in a very hilarious way Nigerians have had a field day mocking other housemates who unknowingly prepared so hard to welcome Seyi and Tacha As can be recalled,that Seyi and Tacha were fake evicted from BBNaija 2019 show. They were made to stay in a secret room and watch the activities of other housemates from a TV screen. The duo who stayed together for three days in a secret room recently returned to the house on July 24 by 7:30pm. However, their return was staged in a very hilarious way. As it happened, other non-evicted housemates were told that some popular guests would be visiting them by 7:30pm. In preparation for these renowned visitors, the housemates cleaned the house, cooked lovely meals, ironed their dresses and the ladies even applied makeups.

Texas Rapper Tay-K Sentenced to 55 Years in Prison for Murder Conviction

Tay-K, the Texas-based rapper whose real name is Taymor McIntyre, will be spending a lot of time in prison after being convicted of murder and three aggravated robbery charges. The young rapper, who was just 16-years-old at the time of the murder, stood trial as an adult. He was convicted for a 2016 home invasion in which a 21-year-old father was murdered. Tay-K will have to serve at least half of his sentence before he is eligible for parole. He was also fined $10,000, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Back in 2017, Tay-K went viral for his song “The Race,” which was about him cutting off his ankle bracelet and fleeing house arrest ahead of a court hearing. He was captured the same day the song’s video was posted online. The song reached number 44 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Court Sentences Man To 3 years In Prison For Raping 5-year-old Girl

An Upper Area Court sitting in Kasuwan Nama, in Jos, on Wednesday, sentenced a 19-year-old farmer, Jacob Yohanna to three years in prison for raping a five-year-old girl. The judge, Lawal Suleiman sentenced Yohanna after he pleaded guilty and begged the court for mercy, saying it was the devil that pushed him to rape the girl. Suleiman, however, gave him an option to pay a fine of N10,000 . Earlier, the prosecutor, Ibrahim Gokwat told the court that the case was reported on April 16, by Mr Adamu Sale of Yelwa of Barkin Ladi LGA, who is the complainant. The prosecutor said that the case was later transferred from the Barkin Ladi Police Division to the state CIID on April 19 for investigation and prosecution. Gokwat said that the convict lured the girl into his room and raped her. The prosecutor said the offence was contrary to the provisions of Section 283 of the Penal Code Laws of Northern Nigeria, NAN reports.

AFCON 2021: Full list of Super Eagles’ Qualifying Fixtures

Nigeria will begin their quest to qualify for the 20121 Africa Cup of Nations, with a home game against Benin Republic on November 11. This follows the breakdown of the draw made in Cairo last week. On the day the Super Eagles host the Squirrels, Lesotho travel to Sierra in the same Group L qualifying series. Lesotho will be the next destination for the Eagles on November 19, to honour their Match Day 2 fixture. The qualification series will resume August 31, 2020 Full Fixtures Match Day 1: November 11, 2019 Nigeria vs. Benin Sierra Leone vs. Lesotho Match Day 2: November 19, 2019 Lesotho vs. Nigeria Benin vs. Sierra Leone Match Day 3: August 31, 2020 Nigeria vs. Sierra Leone Benin vs. Lesotho Match Day 4: September 8, 2020 Sierra Leone vs. Nigeria Lesotho vs. Benin Match Day 5: October 5, 2020 Benin vs. Nigeria Lesotho vs. Sierra Leone Match Day 6: November 9, 2020 Nigeria vs. Lesotho Sierra Leone vs. Benin

Six Ministerial Nominee Enjoys 'Take a bow' Privilege, As Senate Screens Nominees

Six ministerial nominees have enjoyed the ‘take a bow’ privilege at the screening by the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari had on Tuesday, forwarded the names of 43 nominees to constitute his cabinet to the senate, eight weeks after he was sworn in for a second term. According to the Senate President, Ahmed Lawan, the decision was in line with the long-standing tradition of the legislature that all former lawmakers nominated for appointments are given an automatic endorsement. The ministers-nominees who enjoyed the privilege include; Godswill Akpabio,  Olorunnimbe Mamora, George Akume, Sharon Ikeazor, Emeka Nwajuiba, a serving Reps member and surprisingly, Rotimi Amaechi, a former minister of Transportation. Unlike other nominees who were former federal lawmakers, Mr Amaechi was former speaker of the Rivers State House of Assembly. The National Assembly’s Point of Order makes room for Senators returning based on the number of times elected, senators

Owolabi Precious: Chairman Channels Media Group Commiserates With NYSC

The Chief Executive Officer of Channels Television, Mr John Momoh has commiserated with the National Youth Service Corps over the gruesome murder of a serving Corps Member with Channels TV, Owolabi Precious Ayo who died of gunshot injuries during Shiites protesters/police clash few days ago in Abuja. He stated this when he led some members of staff of Channels Television on a condolence visit to NYSC Director-General, Brigadier General Shuaibu Ibrahim in Abuja. While condemning the dastardly act, Momoh described the late Corps Member as a diligent and upcoming journalist. "I thank you for ur patience, understanding and support. We are very saddened by the loss. We pray that God will give his family, Channels TV and NYSC the courage, strength and fortitude to bear this irreparable loss", Momoh said. The DG appreciate Mr Momoh for the visit adding that Precious' death came as a shock. He promised that his service to his fatherland will not be in vain.

CONMEBOL Fines Messi For Copa Comments

CONMEBOL have handed Lionel Messi a $1500 fine for his inflammatory comments about the federation’s “corruption” during this summer’s Copa America. Additionally, the Argentina star will serve a one-game suspension for the red card he received against Chile in the competition’s third-place match. Messi went off on the South American federation earlier this month, but they have responded with a negligible fine and no further suspension beyond the automatic one-game punishment for a red card. After being sent off against Chile, Messi skipped the Copa America medal ceremony, clearly still upset about his red card in the third-place game and what transpired in his nation’s semi-final defeat to host country Brazil. CONMEBOL responded to Messi’s comments with a withering statement of their own, accusing the Barcelona star of a “lack of respect.”

US Government Imposes Visa Restrictions On Nigerians, Gives Reasons

The US Government has imposed visa restrictions on “individuals responsible for undermining the Nigerian democratic process.” A spokesperson of the US Department of State, Ms Morgan Ortagus, revealed this in a statement on Tuesday. Ortagus explained that the action applied to those responsible for election-related violence. According to her, the unidentified individuals had “operated with impunity at the expense of the Nigerian people and undermined democratic principles and human rights”. “In a January 24 statement, the U.S. government said that we would consider consequences – including visa restrictions – for individuals responsible for undermining the Nigerian democratic process or for organising election-related violence. “To that end, the Secretary of State is imposing visa restrictions on Nigerians believed to be responsible for, or complicit in, undermining democracy in Nigeria. “These individuals have operated with impunity at the expense of the Nigerian people an

Call for Submissions: The New Man Writing Contest 4th Edition, 2019

Call for Submissions: The New Man Writing Contest 4th Edition, 2019 The New Man Writing Contest is a yearly literary writing contest organised by The New Man Movement, a positive youth organization with vibrant minds that desire a change in society beginning with the youths. At The New Man Movement, we believe that writing has a power to change men from the old to the new. This is why in it's fourth year, The New Man Writing Contest is targeted at the promotion of literary works by combing through the forest of literary virginity amongst secondary school students. CONTEST FEATURES: 1. Entry for this Contest is FREE 2. This contest is ONLY open to ACTIVE students of secondary schools in Nigeria. 3. There are two Contest Categories a. Junior Secondary Category b. Senior Secondary Category. 4. Submission Opens from the 24th of July and runs through 29th October, 2019. 5. The general Theme for the Contest is ''African Heritage and Values'' Participants

Bayo Adelabu Congratulates Ministerial Nominees

Bayo Adelabu, the flag bearer of the All Progressive Congress(APC) in the gubernatorial election in Oyo State have congratulated the Presidential  ministerial nominees. He sent his warm greetings via his Facebook account and which reads thus: I wish to congratulate all the ministerial nominees as contained in the President's letter to the Senate today. I'm particularly happy for our party members and leaders from the southwest zone nominated to serve in the President's cabinet during his second tenure in office. These are Mr Sunday Dare, Alhaji Rauf Aregbesola, Mr Babatunde Fashola SAN, Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Dr Olorunnibe Mamoora, Arch. Olamilekan Adegbite and Chief Tayo Alasoadura. Your nominations are all well deserved and professionally diversed as you have all distinguished yourselves in your various chosen fields. I am convinced you will all use your expertise to contribute to the economic growth and development of Nigeria as a whole and South west region in partic

OAU Set To Kick Start Aeronautics Engineering

The Management of Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Osun State, has said it will no longer depend on the national grid but would commence the generation of its own 24-hour electricity by the end of October. The Vice Chancellor, Prof. Eyitope Ogunbodede, disclosed this during the commissioning of the renovated theatre block and donation of two surgical machines – Anaethesic and Sunction by Latter-Day Saints (LDS) Charities, the humanitarian arm of the Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. He told newsmen that by the end of October, the university will commission a stand-alone electricity generating system, a development, he said, will enable 24 hours generation of electricity on campus. “Currently, we use between five and six megawatt of electricity. But, the rural electrification agency is providing a gas-powered electricity generating plant for us which will generate 8.03 megawatt of electricity beyond what we are currently consuming. “We will be gener

Barcelona Sign Griezmann

Barcelona have officially announced the signing of Antoine Griezmann from Atletico Madrid, with the French forward putting pen-to-paper after the Blaugrana paid his full €120m (£107m/$134m) release clause. The former Real Sociedad forward and 2018 World Cup winner has signed at the Camp Nou for the next five seasons through to June 2024 – a contract that includes a buyout clause of €800m. The move has not been without drama, as Atleti recently hit out at both Barca and Griezmann himself for their conduct after it was revealed that the two parties had been in negotiations and reached an agreement in March - a time during which Diego Simeone's side were still fighting in La Liga and the Champions League. With the deal now completed, however, Griezmann will link up with Lionel Messi and co as the current Spanish champions aim to win the Liga title for a third consecutive season.

COZA-Busola Rape Saga: Journalist Blows Hot, Faults Busola

Nigerian journalist blows hot, says "Busola, Are you 17 Years now?" A Nigerian based journalist, Joshua Nicholas has taken to his social media handle, to ask the controversial Busola Dakolo this Amazing question: "Busola, are you 17 years now?" Where were you all this while? Ehhn You just woke up from the moon to spit rubbish from your mouth. If I was Pst Biodun I will take you to court for defamation. But I guess he is too busy to attend ti your crabs. Who sent you? Just tell us by the way, the gimmy trick worked out for you; atleast you na celebrity now for this period for saying Pst. Biodun raped you. Since you were 17 years till now, what have you been about it, or he has been paying you since that time, you got married and now have 3 kids. Please go and look for another business to do. It is not news to me, they should go and ask the Port Harcourt based journalist who said nonsense too about Pst Ibiyeomie where she is now...and the rest that hav