*Gunmen intercept Lagos-bound bus in Imo, whisk away passengers (Punch)*LCCI tasks govt on creation of enabling tax environment (Leadership)

Gunmen intercept Lagos-bound bus in Imo, whisk away passengers (Punch) A vehicle en route to Lagos from Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital, has been intercepted in Imo State with the passengers kidnapped. Our correspondent gathered that the incident, which…

*2021 UTME: Fate of over 600,000 eligible eandidates hanging in balance(Tribune)*Nigeria’s Amina Mohammed reappointed as UN Deputy Secretary-General (Channels)

  2021 UTME: Fate of over 600,000 eligible eandidates hanging in balance (Tribune) THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has directed all tertiary institutions in the country to expedite action on the completion of the 2021 admission exercise.  This…

*I dreamt about winning souls for God — BBNaija star Mercy Eke (DailyTrust)*Lagos to seal schools over failure to resume on Jan 4 (Punch)

I dreamt about winning souls for God — BBNaija star Mercy Eke (DailyTrust) The winner of the BBNaija ‘Pepper Dem’ edition, Mercy Eke, has disclosed that she dreamt that she was winning souls for God and healing people. She revealed…

Jurgen Klopp insists he was being ‘ironic’ when he called the African Cup of Nations a ‘little tournament’

Jurgen Klopp insisted his comments were taken out of context after he was embroiled in a fiery exchange with an angry reporter on Wednesday night.  The Liverpool manager, following his side’s 2-0 win against Porto, was called up on what…

Chelsea star Hakim Ziyech keeps up incredible form with two goals and an assist for Morocco

Chelsea summer arrival Hakim Ziyech produced a sublime performance in Morocco’s African Cup of Nations qualifying match against Central African Republic, scoring twice and providing an exquisite assist in his side’s comprehensive 4-1 victory. Ziyech missed the start of Chelsea’s…

AFCON 2023: Ivory Coast opens 60,000-seater stadium

Ivory Coast inaugurated Saturday its new 60,000-seat Olympic stadium, built with the help of China, in Ebimpe, on the outskirts of Abidjan, in preparation for the African Cup of Nations soccer in 2023. The ceremony, with a great show of…

Original Africa Cup of Nations trophy ‘missing’ in Egypt

An investigation has been launched by the Egyptian FA (EFA) after it found that several trophies have disappeared from its headquarters in Cairo, with an original African Cup of Nations reportedly among them. Egypt received the prize after winning the…

Mathematical Segun Odegbami Shoots and Scores – Uzor Maxim Uzoatu

Nothing can be sweeter than playing the beautiful game called football. It sweetens my soul this moment to remember that I once played in the same team with legendary Segun Odegbami, and both of us scored goals for our team…

FIFA confirms AFCON postponement to 2022

FIFA has confirmed that the African Cup of Nations, originally scheduled to hold in Cameroon in January next year, has been rescheduled for 2022. The tournament, FIFA said, has been pushed back 12 months due to the global health crisis…

Onyekuru flies out to Monaco with family at first wedding anniversary

Super Eagles forward, Henry Onyekuru, has flown out with his family in a private jet to Monaco, “to meet up with club commitments”. The former on-loan Galatasaray winger, who featured for the three-time African champions at the 2019 African Cup…

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