Jardim extends contract with Monaco until 2020

Leonardo Jardim has extended his contract with Monaco until 2020, the Ligue 1 champions have confirmed. Jardim, 42, has seen his stock rise significantly after guiding the club to the French league title during the 2016-17 campaign — Monaco’s first top-flight championship in 17 years. There had been speculation on Tuesday that the Venezuelan — … Continue reading Jardim extends contract with Monaco until 2020

English weather has changed my daughter’s face – Nolito

Manchester City forward Nolito says his “daughter’s face has changed colour” because of the English weather in the 11 months since he signed for the club. Nolito, 30, has made just nine Premier League appearances since joining City for £13.8m from Celta Vigo last July. He has struggled to adapt to life in England and … Continue reading English weather has changed my daughter’s face – Nolito

Man United confident of landing Real Madrid’s Morata – report

Manchester United are confident of signing Alvaro Morata and will continue negotiations with Real Madrid for the Spain international, according to Sky Sports. Sky Sports reports the prospective deal does not include David de Gea going in the other direction. Sky in Italy reported on Tuesday night that United had seen a £52.4m offer rejected … Continue reading Man United confident of landing Real Madrid’s Morata – report

Eagles in high spirit to crush Bafana Bafana – Troost-Ekong

Nigeria’s Super Eagles are in high spirit after Wednesday’s training session at the Godswill Akpabio’s International Stadium in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State capital, even as they promised to win the AFCON 2019 qualifier against Bafana Bafana of South Africa on Saturday. The Eagles defender, William Troost-Ekong, said this in Uyo after the training, while commenting … Continue reading Eagles in high spirit to crush Bafana Bafana – Troost-Ekong

Liverpool abandon Virgil van Dijk interest, apologise to Southampton

Liverpool have abandoned their hopes of signing Virgil van Dijk and apologised to Southampton for “any misunderstanding” over their interest. Press Association Sport reports that Saints had not received any contact from the Reds regarding their defender, yet the Dutch defender apparently indicated an eagerness to become the latest player to swap St Mary’s for … Continue reading Liverpool abandon Virgil van Dijk interest, apologise to Southampton

Nnamdi Kanu, a great Igbo man – Nwabueze

Elder statesman, Prof. Ben Nwabueze, has described the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, as a ‘great Igbo man’. Nwabueze spoke when Kanu visited him at his Enugu residence on Tuesday. Kanu visited Nwabueze with other leaders of a pan-Igbo group, the Eastern Consultative Assembly, including Chief Mrs. Maria Okwor, Evang. … Continue reading Nnamdi Kanu, a great Igbo man – Nwabueze

Who is lying to the Igbos and to the rest of Nigeria?

Nigerians need to be more discerning. In a country filled with special interests and rapacious individuals who would stop at nothing to safeguard their predatory lifestyles, one must always analyse and think critically about political statements: who benefits? This should be the question on everyone’s mind whenever any issue is raised in Nigeria. Does the … Continue reading Who is lying to the Igbos and to the rest of Nigeria?

Biafra Is Near! Pro-Biafra Group Wants Igbos In The North To Return To Biafra Land

MASSOB says it is not surprised by the eviction notice issued to Igbos in northern region The pro-Biafra group pleads with Igbos not to wait for the three months quit notice to expire before they vacate the region MASSOB advises Igbos to re-invest their investments in Biafra land The Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign … Continue reading Biafra Is Near! Pro-Biafra Group Wants Igbos In The North To Return To Biafra Land