Modric Ends Ronaldo, Messi Dominance, Wins FIFA World Footballer Award

Luka Modric ended Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s decade-long domination of football’s individual awards by being crowned FIFA’s Best Player of the Year on Monday, AFP reports. The Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder starred for both club and country as Real  won a third straight Champions League, and he inspired Croatia to reach the World Cup final for the first time. He beat Ronaldo and Liverpool’s Egypt’s  Mohamed Salah to the prize. Modric’s success means Ronaldo remains tied with Messi having won FIFA’s award in different guises five times each. At 33,…

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Berahino Welcomes Three Children In Six Weeks

Saido Berahino is at the centre of a legal battle over claims he has fathered a hat-trick of children in less than two months, The Sun reports. The Stoke  City striker is named on birth certificates as the father of two of the babies — born on May 30 and July 17. His lawyers are in talks with a friend who claims he is dad of her tot born on July 15. A month later, Berahino, 25, finally found the net after 913 days — but he’s still fathered more…

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Madumere Defeats Okorocha, As Court Nullifies His Impeachment

By Akinwale Kasali The moment was magical. The wild jubilation that erupted from the premises of the Owerri High Court was unimaginable. Immediately Justice Benjamin Iheaka declared the impeachment of the Eze Madumere as illegal, invalid and of no legal effect, suppoeters of the impeached Deputy Governor, could hold the esctasy and joy that overshadowed the moment. In reading the judgment which lasted for three hours, the justice flayed the Chief Judge of the state, Paschal Nnadi and the Attorney General of the state, Militus Nlemadim for not adhering to…

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NHIS: FG Gives Corps Members Rights To Enrol

The Director-General of National Youth Service Corps , Brig.-Gen. Suleiman Kazaure, on Tuesday, said the Federal Government had approved the enrolment of corps members into the National Health Insurance Scheme . Kazaure told newsmen in Akure at the opening ceremony of the Annual Management Conference, which coincided with the 45th anniversary of the NYSC. The D-G said as part of partnership deal with Federal Ministry of Health, the orientation camp of the scheme had a consultant from the Federal Medical Centre. Kazaure commended the corps members that participated in the…

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