Osogbo health officials abandon corpse by roadside

Residents of Aderin Junction, Powerline area of Osogbo, have expressed concerns over the likelihood of epidemic outbreak following the abandonment of a decomposing body by the roadside. Our corespondent, who visited the area on Wednesday, observed  that the corpse had started decomposing

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Keane scores in winning Ireland farewell

Robbie Keane ended his Republic of Ireland career in style by netting in a 4-0 friendly win over Oman. The first-half strike was typical Keane, with an audacious flick and volley to bring up his 68th goal to go level

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Bastian Schweinsteiger: Emotional Germany midfielder plays last international match

An emotional Bastian Schweinsteiger has played his final international game for Germany. Schweinsteiger, 32, was left in tears at a presentation before Germany’s 2-0 friendly win over Finland. The Manchester United midfielder made his Germany debut in June 2004 and

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FRSC inaugurates safety measures for ’ember’ months

The Federal Road Safety Commission on Wednesday said it had concluded arrangements to ensure safety of the nation’s highways during the -ember months. The Public Relations Officer of FRSC, Mr. Bisi Kazeem, made the statement in an interview in Abuja. “Ember

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Chelsea: David Luiz set to return to Stamford Bridge from PSG

Chelsea have agreed terms with Paris St-Germain for defender David Luiz’s return to Stamford Bridge for a fee of around £34m. Luiz, 29, travelled to London for a medical as the Blues confirmed the signing of left-back Marcos Alonso from

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Mario Balotelli leaves Liverpool for French club Nice on a free transfer

Mario Balotelli has left Liverpool and joined Ligue 1 club Nice on a free transfer. The Italian striker spent most of Tuesday on the south coast of France where he agreed to a permanent move away from Liverpool. Palermo had also expressed an

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Islam Slimani: Leicester City sign Sporting Lisbon forward

Leicester City have signed Islam Slimani from Sporting Lisbon for a fee believed to be a club-record £29m. The 28-year-old forward, who has signed a five-year deal, left Algeria’s training camp to have a medical with the Premier League champions.

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Robbers spend six hours in victim’s house

The Anti-Robbery Squad of the State Criminal Investigation and Intelligence Department, Yaba, has arrested a four-man gang that had allegedly been terrorising residents of the Ikorodu area of Lagos State. PUNCH Metro learnt that the suspects – Akin Ayotunde, Isaac

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Probing Jonathan will result in break up of Nigeria- Group

[views] By Asare Asare President of South-South Solidarity Forum, Dr Bassey Umoh has warned that any attempt to probe former President Goodluck Jonathan by the APC federal government of Nigeria will result in national chaos and dismemberment of the country. At

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Nigeria in recession? Don’t panic- Take these steps

[views] The economy always has and always will have its ups and downs. It’s easy to coast through the good times, but how do you come out of the tough times unscathed? By preparing adequately, cutting costs, and making sure

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