Family announces Baba Suwe’s burial date

Adesola Omidina, a son of the late veteran Nigerian comic actor, Baba Suwe, has announced the burial arrangements of his father who died on Monday. The young man who is also an actor, took to his Instagram page to announce that his father’s interment would hold on Thursday, November 25, 2021. In a statement e-signed by Adesola, on behalf of the family, the interment will commence at the deceased residence at 26, Oluwatimiro Street, Ewu Elepe Bustop, Ijede Road, Ikorodu, Lagos, by 10 am prompt. Adesola also stated that the final funeral…

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How to check WAEC results using SMS

Candidates who sat for the Senior Secondary School Examination of the 2021 West Africa Examination Council can now check their results via SMS or by visiting the WAEC portal. Mr Patrick Areghan, Head of the Nigeria National Office in Abuja announced the release of the result on Monday noted that the council could not have released the result any earlier. Checking 2021 WAEC result via SMS According to the examination body, candidates can send the following to short-code 32327: – WAEC*ExamNumber*ExamCardPIN*ExamYear For example: WAEC*4201001001*123456789012*2021 Notably, there is no need for space…

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Baba Suwe is dead

Veteran Nigerian comic actor, Babatunde Omidina fondly referred to as Baba Suwe is dead. The news of his death was confirmed by the president of the Theatre Arts and Motion Picture Producers Association of Nigeria, Bolaji Amusan also known as Mr Latin. It was gathered that the actor died today. In an exclusive interview with The Punch, Mr Latin said, “It has been confirmed that Baba Suwe is dead. I just got off the phone with his son who confirmed that the actor is dead. I don’t have much details…

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How lady died in Obi Cubana’s club

A lady, identified simply as Susan, has been electrocuted at the Hustle and Bustle club in the Aminu Kano Crescent area of Wuse, Abuja. Hustle and Bustle is a club and restaurant co-owned by a popular socialite, Obi Cubana. It was gathered that the victim, who went to the club on Saturday, was allegedly electrocuted by a metal on the floor of the clubhouse. The victim brother’s friend, who narrated the incident on his Twitter page @KhalidOshoke, accused the management of the club of not accompanying Susan to the hospital or reporting the incident…

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Ikoyi Collapsed Building: Death toll now 40 as Developer, Osibona, American bound Bob-Oseni’s bodies recovered

Corpses of the Managing Director, Fourscore Heights Limited, Mr Femi Osibona, and his friend cum business partner, US-based Wale Bob-Oseni, have been recovered from the 21-storey building that collapsed on Gerrard Road in the Ikoyi area of Lagos State. Their bodies were reportedly recovered on Thursday by rescue workers during the recovery operation at the scene of the incident. Bob-Oseni, a real-estate dealer, was on his way back to the US on Monday when he got a call from Osibona to check out the project. Both friends were subsequently trapped…

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The Witness Newspaper launches foundation, gives back to humanity

To commemorate its fourth year anniversary, The Witness Newspaper, on Sunday, October 24, launched a non-governmental organization, ‘The Witness Newspaper Foundation’, a humanity platform dedicated to supporting the vulnerable in the society. Unveiling the initiative at the prestigious Lagos Continental Hotel (formerly Intercontinental Hotel), Victoria Island, Lagos, managing director of the newspaper, Mr. Julius Akpovire Enyeh, said the foundation will in its first year focus on boosting the wellbeing of widows, vulnerable children and the aged in the society. The formal unveiling was attended by current and past governors, lawmakers, captains…

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Ikoyi Collapsed Building: Developer, Femi Osibona, still missing

Celebrated property developer and owner of Fourscore Heights promoters of the 360 Degrees Towers that collapsed in Ikoyi earlier today was yet to be located in the rubble of the building where he was trapped alongside some construction workers. Osibona, the MD of Fourscore Homes, was the brain behind 360 Degrees Towers – three high rise buildings often referred to as Luxury in the Sky and the Shalom Apartments in Ikoyi, among other projects in Lagos and the United Kingdom, where he was celebrated as the first African developer to…

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Ikoyi Collapsed Building: Firm warned owners over structural integrity before handing off

Prowess Engineering Limited, the company that began the construction of the building which collapsed in Ikoyi, Lagos on Monday withdrew from the project in February 2020, according to a letter now circulating online. The company withdrew its services on grounds that it no longer shared the same vision with its client believed to be Fourscore Heights Limited as addressed in the letter. Prowess Engineering Limited, which had constructed two other buildings for its client, said it couldn’t guarantee the integrity of the third (collapsed building) from anything above the fourth…

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Four dead, four rescued as Lagos Dep. Gov. visits scene of Ikoyi collapsed building

The Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has visited the scene of the collapsed high rise building at Gerard road in Ikoyi. Just as reports Just as reports quoting Ibrahim Farinloye, South West Zonal Coordinator of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says no fewer than four persons have so far been rescued while four dead bodies have been evacuated from the rubble. The rescued victims have since been rushed to an undisclosed hospital for medical attention. NEMA team and that of the Lagos State Emergency Management Agency…

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Tiwa Savage embattled as sex video goes viral

Singer, Tiwa Savage has opened up that she is currently being blackmailed over a sex video. The revered songstress noted that the sex video features her and her current lover. Tiwa made this revelation during an interview with American OAP, Angie Martinez of Power 105.1. Speaking about the situation, Tiwa said that her lover is distraught with the development. She said, “Yesterday, I was leaving a radio station and I was in my car when my road manager sent me a message. “She said I should check my phone. I…

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My sweet bitter BBN6 story -Toke Makinwa

Nigerian actress and media personality, Toke Makinwa has revealed that she lost her sister after the just concluded season of Big Brother Naija show in which she played host. The On Becoming author made this revelation via Twitter on Monday, while thanking fans for their support after recently coming under heavy criticism for being picked as the new Gulder Ultimate search host. “You guys make me cry, the amount of support has been so overwhelming, I will not disappoint you all. It’s been the darkest 10 days of my life, I got off the…

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Whitemoney, BBNaija S6 winner hospitalised

Whitemoney, winner of BBNaija S6 has landed in the hospital thereby halting his activities on social media. This was made known via his Instagram page on Tuesday, where a video was shared in his Instagram story. In the video, Whitemoney was lying on the bed and his hand was connected to a drip bag, in a hospital fashion. Alongside the video, a caption read, “Good morning. Break in transmission. We’ll be back shortly. Since his epic win two Sundays ago, the Big Brother Naija Shine Ya Eye winner has been…

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Zukerberg loses $7bn to Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp outage

Facebook founder Mark Zukerberg suffered a huge $7bn loss as the tech company’s stock went down by about 5.5 per cent, following an outage that hit all the company’s social media platforms Monday evening. WhatsApp and Instagram, both owned by the tech company were also affected. In all, the global economy lost billions of dollars to the outage which took place at about 4.42 pm Nigerian Time on Monday. According to NetBlocks, which tracks internet outages and their impact, the outage had already cost the global economy about $160m per…

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What informed my decision on COVID-18 vaccination -Pastor Adeboye

Pastor Enoch Adeboye,, the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, has disclosed the reason behind his vaccination from the COVID-19 pandemic. According to the renowned cleric, this was due to the propagation of the gospel. Adeboye made this assertion on Friday, October 1, during the monthly Holy Ghost Service programme of the church at the Redemption Camp along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The 79-year-old preacher said God’s mercies have kept Nigerians all along, noting that only those whose time to die had come died. Adeboye said, “I have never said to you, ‘Don’t be…

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OBJ weeps over mum’s death

Former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Aremu Obasanjo wept yesterday during the stage play titled ‘Aremu’ at the Glover Hall, Marina in Lagos. Aremu is a stage play that centre on the life and times of Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, one of the most influential Nigerians alive. The play, written by former Director-General of the National Troupe, Prof. Ahmed Yerima, tells the story of Nigeria from the life of Obasanjo, from birth to adulthood, exploring his peasant background, his travails and his presidency. Aremu is a blend of the Nigeria rich culture…

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FIRSTBANK SPONSORS DUKE OF SHOMOLU’S AWO AND AREMU

FIRSTBANK SPONSORS DUKE OF SHOMOLU PRODUCTION; AS AWO AND AREMU HITS THE STAGE First Bank of Nigeria Limited has announced its sponsorship of ‘A Deep Dive Into History’, a theatre production from the Duke of Shomolu (DOS) Production House, spearheaded by Joseph Edgar. A deep dive into history comprises two exciting stage plays – Aremu and Awo, showing from the 22nd of August and will run every Sunday till the 12th of September 2021 at the legendary Glover Memorial Hall, Marina, Lagos. Aremu is a powerful depiction of the life…

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Victor Uwaifor is dead

Legendary highlife musician, Sir Victor Uwaifo died on Saturday at the age of 80 in Benin. The music icon whose tracks “Joromi” and “Mammy Water” were hits till his demise, was a multi-instrumentalist and a renowned visual artist. One of his children, Uwaifo Peter de Rock, broke the news of the demise of the Professor of Visual Arts at the University of Benin on his social media page on Saturday evening. While Peter did not disclose the cause of the death of his late father, he nevertheless, expressed anguish at…

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National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives honour Kanu

The National Association of Nigeria Nurses and Midwives (NANNM) on Saturday, 14th August, 2021, honoured  Dr. Iyke Kanu with a Special Recognition Award during their 2021 Annual FCT Nurses Week/Scientific Workshop help inside the auspicious Abuja International Conference Centre.NANNM weeklong workshop with the theme: A Voice to lead, a vision for future Healthcare, came to a crescendo with the award dinner under the chairmanship of Comrade Ayuba Wabba mni, the Nigeria Labour Congress and ITUC Global President who was ably represented by Comrade Olusegun Rotimi, while the Secretary to the…

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Mohammed Fawehinmi: Autopsy delaying his burial -Family

The family of late Mohammed Fawehinmi says he will be buried after an autopsy and other necessary arrangements. The eldest child of Gani Fawehinmi, Mrs Basirat Fawehinmi-Biobaku, who spoke on behalf of the family, made the announcement at a news conference in Lagos on Thursday. Mohammed, the eldest son of late legal icon and activist, Chief Gani Fawehinmi, died at about 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, after a brief illness in a Lagos hospital, at the age of 52. Fawehinmi-Biobaku said the family could not preempt the cause of his death…

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Update: Chevron CMD’s matrimonial crisis hots up

The matrimonial crisis rocking the 10-year-old marriage of a top staff of Chevron Nigeria Limited, Rotimi Babalola and his once darling wife, Adediwura Adebukola Babalola, has taken a new turn. The matter has since become a messy divorce issue. Babalola, who works as the Chief Medical Officer of Chevron Nigeria Limited reportedly threw his wife, Mrs Adediwura Adebukola Babalola, and their 8 year-old child out of their home unto the streets of the highbrow Cooperative Village Estate in Badore, Ajah, Lagos State, where they live. Narrating the sad experience, Mrs…

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Messi @ PSG: I am happy to begin a new life here

Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who left Barcelona last week, has signed a two-year contract with Paris Saint-Germain. The deal comes with an option of an additional year, the French club announced on Tuesday. Messi, 34, will wear the number 30 as revealed in a video by the club, the number he had when he began his professional career at Barcelona between 2004-2006. “I am excited to begin a new chapter of my career at Paris Saint-Germain,” said Messi in a statement on the club’s website. The 34-year-old, who was a…

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Tokyo Olympics: Ese Brume’s ‘Golden Bronze’ gets Nigeria into medals’ table

Ese Brume has won the first medal for Nigeria at the ongoing Tokyo 2020 Olympics. She won bronze in women’s long jump. Germany’s Malaika Mihambo soared to gold in the women’s long jump, snatching victory from former champion Brittney Reese with her last leap of the competition. Mihambo was lying in the bronze medal position ahead of her final jump, but powered down the runway to register a season-best jump of 7.00 metres. That left 2012 Olympic champion Reese – who had led the competition with a best jump of…

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Society Reporters Excellence Leadership Awards set to hold

Countdown begins for the talk of the town Society Reporters Excellence Leadership Award (SRELA) is billed to take place as a presentation in the month of August 2021 and packaged by Society Reporters, a reputable news platform that serves as the watchdog of society; bringing to the fore pertinent issues that are otherwise overlooked for the past ten years of existence. The debut of SRELA as special recognition excellence and the leadership award is to add value to the carefully selected awardees and recipients for the year, enhance their credibility, and reinforce the leadership…

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APFTiA blame lack of adequate education, exposure on nation’s insecurity

Lack of adequate education and exposure which culminated in the stunted development of some parts of the country has largely been blamed for the debilitating insecurity plaguing the country. This has also promoted conflict and a lack of understanding amongst the various segments of Nigerian society. However, our contributions as an association passionate about people development would help bridge this gap and ultimately create a better understanding amongst Nigerians from the different regions of the country. This assertion was made by Harrison Sam-Amoye, an executive council member of the Association…

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South Africa may legalise women marrying multiple husbands

Proposals to allow women to marry more than one husband have sparked widespread debate in South Africa. The legalisation of polyandry was put forward in a green paper published by the Department of Home Affairs. The plans, part of wider moves by the government to reform the Marriage Act, have upset conservatives and some religious groups. Polygamy – a man having more than one wife – is already permitted in South Africa. But Kenneth Meshoe, who is the leader of the opposition African Christian Democratic Party (ACDP), claimed it would “destroy society” if the same marriage rights…

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Sound Sultan dies of throat cancer

Nigerian singer, Olanrewaju Fasasi, popularly known as Sound Sultan, has died at the age of 44. The singer died after battling Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma. This was disclosed in a statement signed by Dr. Kayode Fasasi on behalf of the Fasasi family. The statement read, “It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our multitalented veteran singer, rapper, songwriter Olanrewaju Fasasi aka Sound Sultan. “He passed away at the age of 44 following a hard-fought battle with Angioimmunoblastic T-Cell Lymphoma. “He is survived by his wife, three children…

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IWD: How CBA Foundation is assuaging pains of widows in Nigeria

The death of a husband is a tragedy that befalls a woman as it involves a physical break in their relationship, and it is seen as the most stressful and devastating thing in life. In every society, there are women of all ages whose husbands have gone to the great beyond, most especially the vulnerable ones. The underprivileged widows and their vulnerable children constitute a significant component of every country’s population. According to the United Nations, there are an estimated 258 million widows around the world, and nearly one in…

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Child Abuse: Baba Ijesa gets N2m bail

Yoruba actor, Omiyinka Olanrewaju James, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, who was arraigned at a Special Offences and Domestic Violence Court in Ikeja, has been granted bail. The actor, who was being tried by Justice Oluwatoyin Taiwo over charges bothering on rape, sexual assault and abuse of a minor, was granted bail on the ground that it was part of his fundamental human rights.

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SCOAN releases TB Joshua’s burial programme

Pastor Temitope Balogun Joshua, the late founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) will be buried next month according to a burial programme released by the church. The cleric died last week in Lagos shortly after concluding a programme at his church. The church statement on Monday read, “We know you are aware that our father in the Lord, Prophet TB Joshua, has been taken home to be with the Lord. We want to assure you that nothing will stop the work of God at The SCOAN from moving…

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Social media platform owners, online broadcasters must get licence -NBC

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has asked all social media platforms owners and online broadcasting service providers operating in Nigeria to apply for a broadcast licence. The NBC is the Nigerian government’s agency for regulation of the broadcast industry and the move is been seen as part of an orchestrated effort by the Federal Government to stifle free press. Armstrong Idachaba, the NBC director-general, gave the directive in a newspaper advertorial published on Thursday. This follows the federal government’s announcement that Twitter and other social media platforms must register as…

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Wife narrates the very last moments of TB Joshua

Evelyn, wife of the Founder of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet Temitope Balogun Joshua, popularly known as T.B. Joshua, has given details of how her husband died. Evelyn spoke with select journalists on Sunday. She said her husband spent about three hours in prayers before the last service on the mountain and was looking very healthy, adding that he never showed any sign of illness or worry and that his main concern was about the prayer line they offered to Indians against the COVID-19 pandemic. She added: “Afterward,…

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Read TB Joshua’s wife, Evelyn’s, emotional response to husband’s death

Evelyn, wife of the founder of Synagogue Church of All Nations, Temitope Balogun Joshua, has broken the silence since the news of her husband’s death made rounds. Evelyn took to social media to express ocean-deep emotions over the loss of her husband. Amid the ban by the Federal Government on the usage of popular microblogging platform, Twitter, in Nigeria, Evelyn took to her official Twitter handle, @Mama_Evelyn, and wrote a short message. She said, “Losing a loved one is never easy; whether sudden or foreseen. It is always heart-breaking. Grief can wreak havoc…

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TB Joshua is dead, SCOAN confirms

The pastor of Synagogue Church of All Nations in Lagos, Prophet TB Joshua has died at the age of 57. This was announced in a statement titled, ‘Prophet TB Joshua – June 12th 1963 to June 5th 2021,’ issued on the verified Facebook page of his ministries on Sunday. The cause of his death was not revealed. However, the statement said the clergyman spent his last moment on earth in the service of God. “On Saturday 5th June 2021, Prophet TB Joshua spoke during the Emmanuel TV Partners Meeting: “Time…

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FG deactivates Twitter

The federal government has finally deactivated Twitter. This is the sequel to the directives given to all telecom operators in the country to deactivate twitter on their networks by 12 midnight. Efforts by National Infinity magazine, to post on its Twitter handle @jidecma, have largely been unsuccessful as the site is declared not reachable. The action is a direct result of the decision of the Nigerian government to ban activities of Twitter in the country following the deletion of President Muhammadu Buhari’s tweet, which the microblogging site deemed offensive.

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Home gal, Ese Brume out-jumps Chioma Ajunwa’s 25yr-old record

Twenty-five years after long jumper, Chioma Ajunwa, conquered the world by winning a gold medal at Atlanta ‘96 Olympics, another Nigerian, Ese Brume, has made big headlines in that country, this time in the city of California. Brume, who was Nigeria’s only athlete to reach the final of any event at the Rio 2016 Olympics in Brazil, jumped a distance of 7.17m on Saturday at Chile Vista Festival in California to become the first African woman to ever make such a mark. She shattered Ajunwa’s 25-year-old Long Jump record of…

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‘IBB slept with me’ -Popular actress

Popular Kannywood actress, Ummi Ibrahim, has confirmed rumours that she once had a romantic relationship with former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida. The Daily Trust reported that Ummi spoke amid social media rumour of an intimate relationship between her and Babangida. The beautiful actress confirmed the rumour, but did not say whether she was a side chick when Babangida’s wife of 40 years was alive. “Former Head of State General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida was my boyfriend then but not anymore,” she told Daily Trust. “However, we are presently friends and…

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JAMB postpones 2021 UTME, extends registration

Nigeria’s tertiary institution’s admission regulator, Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has announced a new date for the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination. Registrar of JAMB, Prof Is-haq Oloyede, announced that the examination date has been shifted from June 19 to July 3. He made the announcement at a press conference on Saturday in Abuja, adding that the deadline for registration has been extended by two weeks. With this, the registration exercise will now end on May 29. “The 2021 Mock UTME earlier scheduled for 20th May 2021 will now…

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Leicester City makes history, beat Chelsea to lifts FA Cup

It was a massive day for two Super Eagles players; Wilfred Ndidi and Kelechi Iheanacho as the duo made history with Leicester on Saturday, 15 May, 2021 winning the first FA Cup for the Foxes. Belgian international, Youri Tielemans’ 60th minute goal decided the keenly contested encounter at Wembley Stadium in London. Chelsea taught they had equalised when former Leicester player, Ben Chilwell poked home in the 88th minute but the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) spotted an offside in the build-up to what would have been a relief for the…

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Rohr shortlists 29 for Cameroun friendly

Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has drawn up a provisional squad list of 31 players for Nigeria’s international friendly game against five-time African champions Cameroon in Austria on Friday. The game will take place at the Wiener Neustadt in the Austrian capital, Vienna starting from 8.30 pm Austria time, according to a statement from the Nigeria Football Federation. Headlining the list unveiled on Friday is Captain Ahmed Musa, with deputy captain William Ekong, goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Chidozie Awaziem, midfielders Wilfred Ndidi and Oghenekaro Etebo and forwards Victor…

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UEFA move Champions League final to Porto

UEFA announced on Thursday that the Champions League final between Manchester City and Chelsea had been moved from Istanbul to Porto. The match on May 29 has been switched to the Estadio do Dragao to allow English spectators to attend as travel between the UK and Turkey is suspended because of the coronavirus pandemic. Earlier, European football’s governing body announced up to 6,000 supporters from each club will be able to attend. “We accept that the decision of the British Government to place Turkey on the red list for travel…

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Why Fr. Mbaka shut adoration ministry

Following the desecration of the Catholic Cathedral Church by the supporters of the Spiritual Director, Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria, AMEN, Rev. Fr. Ejike Mbaka, he has announced the immediate shutdown of all activities in the ministry till June 10, 2021. Mbaka’s supporters had on Wednesday last week attacked the Bishop’s Court and diocesan cathedral, destroying valuables, property and desecrating the Holy Altar of the church. But Mbaka in a release he personally signed, and made available to our correspondent through his Media team on Tuesday morning, said he would be…

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‘I won’t mourn you’ -Read Pastor Dare Adeboye’s emotional tribute to late hubby

Let the Redeemed of the Lord shout a wonderful Hallelujah. That Hallelujah is standing on one leg, I want you to jump up, rise on your feet and shout Hallelujah. Pastor Dare, my husband was a wonderful person. He was amazing in every sense of the way.I do not mourn him at all, I weep because he left me.He slept, he did not die and I know, I am sure, because on the Resurrection morning, he will rise again and we will see him in glory.I am sure because he…

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Bill Gates daughter, Jennifer speaks on her parents’ crashed marriage

Jennifer Gates, the eldest daughter of Billionaire Bill Gates and estranged wife, Melinda Gates, has reacted to the divorce statement issued by her parents. Bill and Melinda issued the statement yesterday announcing that their marriage of 27 years is over. They, however, said they would continue to work together on the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. The estranged couple posted the same joint statement about their divorce on Twitter, which read: “After a great deal of thought and a lot of work, we have made the decision to end our…

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AS Roma name Mourinho manager for next season

AS Roma have appointed Jose Mourinho as their new head coach ahead of next season. The club made the announcement on Tuesday, weeks after Mourinho was sacked by Tottenham Hotspurs. “We are thrilled and delighted to welcome José Mourinho into the AS Roma family,” club president Dan Friedkin and vice-president Ryan Friedkin said as seen on the club’s website. “A great champion who has won trophies at every level, José will provide tremendous leadership and experience to our ambitious project. “The appointment of José is a huge step in building…

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Mega trouble for Baba Ijesa as more Nigerians sign online petition against his release

About 1,200 Nigerians have signed a petition making rounds on social media to forestall the release of popular Yoruba actor, Olarewaju Omiyinka, after allegedly defiling a minor. For now, the target is for the signees to reach 1,500. The actor, popularly known as Baba Ijesha, was arrested last week, after he was reported by the teenager’s foster mother ― a comedienne, Princess ― that he molested the girl when she was seven years old. When the actor was apprehended last Tuesday, the Police Public Relations Officer in the state, Muyiwa…

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Liar! How Mary, Lagos street amputee pure water hawker lied her way to fame and fortune

As the saying goes, the wind has blown open the anus of the fowl exposing claims by Mary Daniel, the Oshodi amputee hawker that she lost a leg in an accident that killed all passengers, including her parents when she was a teenager, have been discovered as false, The Nation learnt on Wednesday evening. Daniel became a sensation weeks ago after pictures of her selling water at Oshodi emerged on social media and attracted sympathy from Nigerians across the world. Daniel, in an interview, claimed she was an orphan with a baby…

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Benzama’s volley saves embarrassing day for lacklustre RMA

Karim Benzema came to Real Madrid’s rescue again on Tuesday, his acrobatic volley earning them a 1-1 draw against an impressive Chelsea side in the first leg of the Champions League semi-final.  Christian Pulisic grabbed Chelsea an away goal in a soaking wet contest at Valdebebas but Madrid will be satisfied too, after recovering from a chastening opening half an hour before Benzema’s brilliance left the tie in the balance. Eden Hazard was given 24 minutes off the bench against his former club but despite some twinkling touches, he was…

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See Chelsea’s team list for UCL semi against RMA

Chelsea Boss, Thomas Tuchel has named his 24 man squad that will be travelling to Spain to face real Madrid in their first leg of the UEFA champions league semi final. Chelsea who qualified after beating Porto 2:1 on aggregate will be up against a strong Real Madrid side who defeated Liverpool 3:1 on aggregate. Chelsea fans will be glad to see their in-from team show same character and team effort when they face real Madrid away in Spain. Mateo kovacic is the only player out of the Squad as…

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#RMACHE: Real Madrid name ‘killer squad’ for Chelsea

ZInedine Zidane, Real Madrid’s coach has released his teams’s ‘killer squad’ list for Tuesday’s clash against EPL table toppers, Chelsea FC of England in the first leg of the Champions League Semifinals. REAL MADRID SQUAD: Goalkeepers: Courtois, Lunin and Altube. Defenders: Carvajal, E. Militão, R. Varane, Nacho, Marcelo, Odriozola and Miguel. Midfielders: Kroos, Modrić, Casemiro, Isco, Arribas and Blanco. Forwards: Hazard, Benzema, Asensio, Vini Jr., Mariano and Rodrygo. As expected, Toni Kroos is back with the team. The German midfielder rejoined the squad in training on Sunday and is 100% ready to play against Chelsea, so…

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NBC hammers Channels TV’s ‘Politics Today’ over IPOB interview

Nigeria’s broadcast regulatory agency, National Broadcasting Commission on Monday wielded its big stick on Channels Television by ordering an immediate stoppage of one of its programmes, ‘Politics Today’ with a fine N5 million for breaching the broadcast code. The commission said it took the decision following the a live interview the station had with the spokesperson for the Indigenous People of Biafra, Emma Powerful. In a letter to the Managing Director of Channels Television signed by the Acting Director-General of the Commission, NBC, Armstrong Idachaba, the Commission referred to Channels…

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