E.C. Osondu’s entertaining and thought-provoking novel – Olukorede S. Yishau

E.C. Osondu’s latest novel, When The Sky Is Ready The Stars Will Appear, is peopled with men and women who are on the run. War, poverty, fame, the need to help family members and such reasons are behind their decision…

Arsenal feature Kanu, Henry, others in third jersey unveiling

Arsenal featured Nigerian football legend Nwankwo Kanu in the official unveiling video of the club’s third jersey for the 2020/2021 season. The jersey unveiling was also done with the launch of a ‘This Is Family’ film where the club’s manager…

*How woman, 30, was murdered by ritualists – Police (DailyTrust) *Hotelier arraigned for ‘defrauding’ businessman of N30m (Nation)

How woman, 30, was murdered by ritualists – Police (DailyTrust) Detectives from the Inspector General of Police Team (IRT) have picked up 13 members of a cult gang over the gruesome murder of a 30-year old house wife, Abosede Adeyemi…

Ihedioha appoints Kanu Nwankwo as aide on sports (Punch)

The Governor of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha, has announced a former Super Eagles captain, Kanu Nwankwo, as his Senior Special Assistant on sports matters. Ihedioha, made the announcement on Wednesday at the Government House in Owerri, the state capital when…

Kanu happy with Eagles win, blames Ighalo (Punch)

FormerSuper Eagles captain Nwankwo Kanu is delighted at Nigeria’s qualification for the round of 16 at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations currently ongoing in Egypt. A slick header from Kenneth Omeruo earned Nigeria a 1-0 win over Guinea on…

Kanu canvasses better use of Ilaji Stadium Ibadan (Guardian)

Former Super Eagles Captain, Nwankwo Kanu has canvassed for better use of the newly-built Ilaji Stadium and Resort Centre, saying it has high standard facilities suitable for top sports activities and social events. Speaking during a five-day visit to the…

NFF picks Okocha, Kanu, Babangida as scouts, motivational figures for Eagles (Guardian)

Former Super Eagles’ Captains, Austin Jay Jay Okocha and Nwankwo Kanu, as well as Tijani Babangida have been appointed by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) as scouts and motivational figures for the senior national team as the countdown down to…

Kanu Nwankwo robbed of $11,000 at Russia airport (Punch)

Former Arsenal striker Nwankwo Kanu had $11,000 (9,300 euros) stolen from his suitcase at Moscow’s Sheremetyevo airport on his way to playing in a friendly match organised by FIFA, TASS reported. Kanu, 41, who captained the Nigerian national team and…

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