Mourinho Still Wants More Of Wenger

By Akinwale Kasali Though, Arsene Wenger may have led Arsenal for the last time to Old Trafford, but Wenger’s ‘arch rival’ in the Barclays English Premier League, Jose Mourinho believes this wouldn’t be the last of Wenger he has seen for over a decade. Mourinho hopes to cross swords with  Wenger again after his Manchester United side condemned the Frenchman to a galling defeat on his last visit to Old Trafford as Arsenal boss, Independent.ie reports. Wenger’s long and storied rivalry with United looked to be ending with a point…

Read More

Child and Adult Advocacy Group takes campaign to Primary Schools

Soroptimist International, a global volunteer advocacy group with affiliation in Nigeria, have taken the war on child and adult rape to Nigerian primary schools. Recently, the Apapa chapter of the organization took their campaign to Ire Akari primary school, Iganmu, where they took out time to educate the children on the issue of rape and sexual violence. But incidentally they were busy educating the kids on rape but the parents were absent. But according to the president Apapa chapter, Magdaleen Obiano, they have been organizing seminars and enlightenment for parents…

Read More

Recession: London Houses Sold At Cheaper Rates

No doubt, real estate is presently in a recession period. This is not only in Nigeria, Africa, but also in the western world. Recently in the UK It was a buyer’s market in March as a record number of homes were sold for less than the asking price, new research from estate agents shows. Some 86 per cent of properties, almost nine in 10, sold for less than the asking price, according to the data from the National Association of Estate Agents, the highest level seen since records began in…

Read More

Court Orders Forfeiture Of Patience Jonathan’s House

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday ordered an interim forfeiture of two properties linked to the wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Mrs. Patience Jonathan. The properties of jonathan are at Plot No. 1960, Cadastral Zone A05, Maitama District; and Plot No. 1350, Cadastral Zone A00, both in Abuja. The properties were said to be held in the name of Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation, which Mrs. Jonathan was said to be one of its “trustees.” The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission had, in an ex parte application filed…

Read More

More Troubles For Armed Herdsmen

By Stephen Ubaana When  Theophilus Danjuma, a retired Lt. General and a former Chief of Army Staff and minister of Defense , lampooned the  Army on March 24, 2018, of colluding with armed herdsmen to kill innocent citizens in parts of the country   he Amy did not find it funny. in apparent response to the  General’s accusation, the Army  exonerated itself from blame over the herdsmen killings in parts of the country, stressing that ”it has  sacrificed much life in dealing with the situation while absolutely remaining neutral”. Many beieves…

Read More

Stan Football Academy: Discovering Future Soccer Stars

By Akinwale Kasali Six years ago, little or nothing was known about Junior Oluwafemi Ajayi, Super Eagles striker, who made his debut for the national team in the friendly match against Serbia in London last month. The attacking prowess of Ajayi for his Egyptian club side, Al Ahly, caught the eyes of  Super Eagles coach, Gernot Rohr, who invited the young lad to be part of last month’s friendlies against Poland and Serbia.   For most soccer enthusiasts, Ajayi’s name became an household name following his impressive performance at the…

Read More

Adeosun Puts A Close On Agencies , As April Revenue Shared Drops

By Stephen Ubanna Kemi Adeosun, minister of Finance appears to have put a close tab on  statutory agencies to improve on government   revenue generation as  the amount  shared by the Federal, states and Local governments in the month of April drops. There are fears in both official and unofficial circles that the situation may not change for the better in subsequent months despite the increase in the price of a barrel of Crude Oil in the International Oil market unless the statutory agencies remit the operating surplus to the Federation…

Read More

Ayade’s Industrialization Drive Lifts Cross Rivers

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   When two Professors are Pilot and Co-Pilot respectively, and are at the helm of affairs in the cockpit, there must be a difference. This is true of Cross River state under the innovative leadership of Professor Ben Ayade and his Deputy, Professor Ivara Esu. The last three years of the Ayade administration has clearly defined him as a governor with a difference in terms of the tenor of his achievements in office: Ayade has now and again demonstrated his focus is industrialization of the state hence…

Read More

2019: US, UK. Dump Buhari

By Bayo Bernard President Muhammadu Buhari has ramp up his effort to fully take control of the political machinery of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC since he came back from the CHOGM meeting in London, the United Kingdom on Monday, April 23. The development the magazine learned may not be unconnected with his dwindling political fortunes locally and internationally.  The president is trying to rally home support for his ambition for a second term in office, considering the feelers he’s getting from international community, sources told the magazine. For…

Read More

2019: Atiku’s Formula Rattles Opponents

By Chidiebere Onyemaizu   Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar is silently working underground to grab the Presidential ticket of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP to the chagrin and discomfort of some other presidential aspirants of the party and APC leadership. Atiku who rejoined the PDP last year after a sojourn in the All Progressives Congress, APC, early this year declared his ambition to replace President Muhammadu Buhari next year as President. His return to the PDP had aroused tremendous interest and passion within and outside the party with many predicting…

Read More