Liverpool’s Wijnaldum Header Dents Man City Title Bid

Georginio Wijnaldum’s early header earned Liverpool a 1-0 New Year’s Eve victory over Manchester City that left Pep Guardiola’s men 10 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea. Continue reading


Chelsea In 4-2 Record Win Over Stoke To Move Nine Points Clear

Chelsea 4-2 Stoke

Willian scored twice as Chelsea claimed a record-equalling 13th consecutive Premier League victory by beating Stoke City 4-2 on Saturday to provisionally move nine points clear at the summit. Continue reading

Pogba, Ibrahimovic Help Man Utd Survive Middlesbrough Scare For 2-1 Win

Paul Pogba scores their second goal

Manchester United came perilously close to seeing their own winning streak end, only for late goals by star signings Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba to secure a 2-1 home win over Middlesbrough. Continue reading

Greek Ambassador To Brazil Allegedly Killed By Wife’s Policeman Lover

Francoise Amiridis, the wife of Greece’s Ambassador to Brazil Kyriakos Amiridis, arrives at a police station to be interrogated in connection with her husband’s disappearance in Belford Roxo, Brazil. (FABIANO ROCHA/AP)

Police in Brazil believe that Greece’s ambassador to the country was killed by his wife’s lover under her orders in a house in the Rio area and have detained three suspects, authorities said Friday. Continue reading

Buhari Plans To Waste Another N100m On Kitchen Equipment Despite N325m Already Spent On Same

President Muhammadu Buhari

Despite N325 million spent already, President Muhammadu Buhari plans to buy new kitchen and catering equipment worth N100.8 million in 2017, according to a proposal sent to the National Assembly. Continue reading

Buhari Congratulates Enyi Of Aba At 88

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday congratulated the Enyi 1 of Aba, Dr. Isaac A. Ikonne who turns 88 years on Sunday. Continue reading

Australia Cracks Into The New Year With Fireworks

Australia rang in the new year Sunday with a spectacular fireworks display in Sydney, sending rainbow-coloured showers into the night sky and defying the global terror attacks that cast a pall over 2016. Continue reading

Ban Ki-Moon Bids UN Goodbye

Outgoing Secretary General of the United Nations, Ban Ki-Moon

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon bid goodbye to staff and Permanent Representatives at UN Headquarters in New York on Friday, being his last official working day as the UN scribe. Continue reading

Wenger Wary Of Old Rival Allardyce As Gunners Face Palace Challenge

Arsene Wenger admits a reunion with old rival Sam Allardyce could pose serious danger to Arsenal’s hopes of rekindling their title challenge when Crystal Palace visit the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. Continue reading

How Flying Eagles Defender Uzama Was Killed In Benin By Cultists


Flying Eagles defender, Douglas Uzama, was on Thursday killed by cultists in Benin City, Edo State as security continues to worsen under President Muhammadu Buhari’s watch. Continue reading

Wenger Labels Chelsea Title Favourites

Arsene Wenger has labelled Chelsea as ‘super-favourites’ for the Premier League title after watching the leaders close in on Arsenal’s record for consecutive victories. Continue reading

Putin Rules Out Expulsion Of US Diplomats, Looks To Trump

President Vladimir Putin on Friday ruled out any tit-for-tat expulsion of Americans after Washington turfed out dozens of Russian diplomats over alleged interference in the US presidential election. Continue reading