FA Cup: United, Chelsea Draw Wigan, Brentford; Ikeme Could Face Liverpool

Holders Manchester United, Chelsea and Tottenham Hotspur were handed relatively easy fixtures in the fourth round of the Emirates FA Cup on Monday night.  The draw pitted United at home against Championship side Wigan Athletic. Chelsea will host Championship team Brentford, while

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REVEALED: Who Messi & Ronaldo voted for to win the FIFA Best Player of the Year

The Real Madrid star was named as the winner of the award at Monday’s ceremony in Zurich and, predictably, neither of the world’s top two players voted for eachother Cristiano Ronaldo voted for three Real Madrid players to win the

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Gambia’s Jammeh following Buhari, Mahama’s footsteps – Falana

The Gambia’s president, Yahya Jammeh’s decision to ignore a call to hand over power peacefully by the Economic Community of West African Communities was following in the footsteps of other presidents within the region, human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, has

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Ronaldo crowned FIFA’s Best Player in the World

The Real Madrid superstar enjoyed a staggering 2016 and has now been awarded the title of the best player in the world, beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann Cristiano Ronaldo has been crowned the world’s best player at FIFA’s annual

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FG suspends FRN code that forced Adeboye out of RCCG Nigeria post

The federal government has suspended the law that forced Enoch Adeboye to step down as the Nigeria overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG). The Financial Reporting Council of Nigeria (FRN), under Jim Obazee, had directed not-for-profit organisations — including churches

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Pastor cuts off wife’s breast in Ibadan

A 61 year old man, Adejare Adebayo who was identified as a pastor has been remanded in Agodi Prison Custody, Ibadan by a Magistrate Court for allegedly using a knife to cut off the breast of his wife. After cutting

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Angry wife kills husband over Christmas rice in Bayelsa

An angry housewife identified as Mrs. Favour Parker has allegedly killed her 67 years old Husband, Leo Obriwonsi Parker along the Azikoro road area of Ekeki community in Yenagoa Local Government Area of Bayelsa State following an argument over the

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NIMASA redeploys directors, other management staff

The Director-General, Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr Dakuku Peterside, has approved the redeployment of some senior Management staff of the Agency. The director-general, in a statement by the Director, Corporate Communications Team of NIMASA, Hajia Lami Tumaka,

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Dangote Cement lifts NSE indices by 1.25%

It was a positive trading day on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Monday with the market indices appreciating by 1.25 per cent, amid gains by some highly capitalised equities. Dangote Cement led the gainers’ table, growing by N2 to

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No going back on Jan.11 warning strike – NUPENG

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) says there is no going back on its planned warning strike scheduled to commence on  Jan. 11. Alhaji Tokunbo Korodo, the South-West Zonal Chairman of the union said in Lagos on

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