Fidelity Bank Boss Buries Mother In Pomp

Bayo Bernard For Nnamdi Okonkwo, the quiet reformer and Managing Director of Fidelity Bank Plc., tears and joy rolled together on December 31, 2018, when the entire town of Orumba and adjoining communities in Anambra state converged to commit Madam Comfort Madubom Okonkwo to mother earth. On this day men, women and youths from the town, all put on sad faces as they filed in orderliness to pay this great woman the last respect. Her passing was a great loss to the family, indeed, the entire Orumba who had looked…

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Integrity Test: Thousands In Germany Petition R.Kelly, Want His Concerts Stopped

By Akinwale Kasali Robert Sylvester Kelly, popularly known as R.Kelly is presently facing integrity test, as thousands of people in Germany has petitioned the Rand B star, insisting that his concert in the Western European country be stopped with immediate effect. Thousands of people in Germany have signed a change.org online petition calling for two concerts by controversial US singer R Kelly not to go ahead. On Friday, almost 22,000 people had signed the online petition, the motto of which is “Don’t give sexual offenders a stage.’’ The petition calls…

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Mikel Obi Joins Boro, As Moses Moves To Turkey

By Akinwale Kasali Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi, has joined Championship side, Middlesborough, in the England division one league. After parting ways with Chinese Club, Tiajin Teda, after two years, the former Chelsea and Lyn Oslo midfielder, decided to retrun to England where his wife and his twins reside. Mikel, 31, who penned a short term contract with Middlesbrough, was unveiled by the club on Thursday. He also had his first training at the Championship club same day. The former Chelsea midfielder became a free agent in November after a…

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Australian Open 2019: It’s Nadal-Djokovic Final

By Akinwale Kasali For the umpteenth time, Spaniard, Rafael Nadal and Serbian born tennis player, Novak Djokovic will be challenging each other for the grand slam title of the year. Djokovic earlier today continued his quest for a record seventh Australian Open crown by swatting aside French 28th seed Lucas Pouille 6-0, 6-2, 6-2 to set up a final against Rafael Nadal. The world number one committed just five unforced errors in a flawless display and moves into a first Melbourne final since 2016. He will face second seed Nadal…

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Nigeria Police Wield The Big Stick On Homosexuals, Advises Them To Leave Nigeria

By Akinwale Kasali The Nigeria Police, through the Public Relations Officer of Zone 2 Command, Lagos, Dolapo Badmos, has warned homosexuals to flee Nigeria or face the wrath of the law. Badmos said this in a post on her official Instagram handle. She said, “If you are homosexually inclined, Nigeria is not a place for you. There is a law (Same Sex Prohibition Act) here that criminalises homosexual clubs, associations and organisations with penalties of up to 15 years in jail. “So, if you are a homosexual in nature, leave…

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Bribery: Ghanaian Journalist That Exposed Salisu Yusuf Shot Dead

By Akinwale Kasali The Ghanaian Police has began investigation to unravel the killers of Ghanaian Football Investigative Journalist, Ahmed Husein. Ahmed Husein was part of a team led by award-winning journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas, whose probe led to the resignation of the head of the Ghana Football Association. Dozens of football referees and officials in several countries were also banned, including Nigerian national team coach Salisu Yusuf, for receiving cash from undercover journalists posing as agents. Husein was shot in the neck and the chest by unknown gunmen on his…

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MC Oluomo To Be Flown Abroad

By Akinwale Kasali Fans of MC Oluomo, Musiliu Akinsanya, chieftain of National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW, took to the social media to pray for his recovery, following his discharge from the Lagos hospital where he was hospitalised over a week ago. MC Oluomo is set to be flown abroad for proper medical attention the magazine gathered. The NURTW chieftain was stabbed by an unknown assailant on January 8th 2019 at the Skypower ground, Ikeja, during the All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial rally of its candidate, Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu.…

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Emery Poised On Rebuilding Arsenal

Unai Emery believes he will be handed the time necessary to “get Arsenal back to where the club deserves to be” despite a recent slump threatening the Gunners’ chances of a return to the Champions League. After a 22-game unbeaten run between August and December, Arsenal have lost three of their last six Premier League matches to fall six points behind Chelsea in the battle for a top-four finish. However, the Spaniard is confident that he is not working under the same time pressure to succeed as he was at…

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Passenger Train Derails In Lagos, Traps Many

By Uche Mbah A passenger train that was traveling from Sango Otta in Ogun state to Iddo in Lagos has reportedly derailed around Ashade, a suburb of Lagos. Ashade is in Mangoro area of Agege. It was close to the Agege ram market. One of the coaches skidded off the track and was hit by the next coach, resulting in passengers being trapped and many trying to escape. It is not clear what has caused the derailment but it was suggested by a member of the rescue team on ground…

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Mourinho Sacked By Manchester United

By Akinwale Kasali The handwriting was boldly written on the wall. The stargazers has predicted that the end was near for the Manchester United to part ways with their Portuguese manager. The body language of Manchester United Chairman, David Wood, spoke volume. Immediately Mourinho substituted Ander Herrera, in their Sunday 3-1 defeat to Liverpool at Anfield, Wood was disappointed as he made hand gesture towards the substitution to one of the board members beside him, showing his displeasure towards the move. It was there and then, Manchester United fans knew…

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