Operations will continue at seaports, says NPA

The Nigerian Ports Authority has announced that it has no intention of shutting the seaports in view of the coronavirus spread. The agency said in a statement signed by its General Manager, Corporate and Strategic Communication, Mr. Adams Jatto, that it was acting under the directive of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). It […]

We don’t know when football will resume —FIFA

FIFA boss Gianni Infantino admitted Thursday that “nobody knows” when football can resume around the world, and that when it returned it was “going to be different”. He said that because of the deadly coronavirus pandemic, for once football “is not the most important thing”. “We all wish that we could have football tomorrow but […]

Breaking: Lagos Discharges 11 COVID-19 Patients

The Lagos State Government has discharged 11 more COVID-19 patients after their viral loads returned negative. This brings to 19 the number of discharged patients from the Infectious Disease Centre Yaba since the outbreak on February 27. In total, 20 persons have now been discharged in Nigeria. Announcing the news on his Twitter page Thursday, […]

Sumer slams Trabzonspor over Mikel’s sack

Former Trabzonspor president, Ozkan Sumer, has slammed the club for terminating the contract of Nigerian midfielder, Mikel Obi. The former Trabzonspor and Turkey coach also slammed the Turkish Football Federation for failing to call off the league insisting that they can’t guarantee a healthy condition for the players. Speaking to Trabzon-based website 61saat.com, the legendary coach said, […]

RCCG adjusts services after Lagos, Ogun banned gatherings

The Redeemed Christian Church of God has changed its mode of services in its parishes in Lagos and Ogun States. This was as the two states banned gatherings of more than 50 persons as part of precautionary measures against the ravaging coronavirus with eight cases recorded in Nigeria already. The church’s Assistant General Overseer, Pastor […]

Lagos shuts down schools due to coronavirus

The Lagos State government has announced a shutdown of all public primary and secondary schools in its jurisdiction due to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The shutdown takes effect from Monday, March 23, 2020. Lagos is Nigeria’s most populous city and commercial capital. Most of Nigeria’s confirmed coronavirus cases are being taken care of in […]

Kate Henshaw reacts to Emeka Rollas interview, says he lacks self respect

Kate Henshaw has a response for AGN president, Emeka Rollas and it’s packed with receipts! In the wake of Rollas’  interview where he accused actresses Kate Henshaw and Hilda Dokubo of unnecessary sensationalism, Henshaw has taken to social media to respond strongly to the AGN president while insisting that Elisha Abbo remains unfit to represent […]

Man arrested for reportedly digging Kobe Bryant’s grave

There are reports that a yet to be identified young man has been arrested for allegedly digging up the grave of Kobe Bryant and his late daughter, Gigi. Kobe Bryant and his daughter, Gigi died in a helicopter crash back in January 2020. According to sources the man snuck onto the private gravesite with tools […]

I won’t ask NFF for contract renewal – Rohr

Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has revealed that he won’t be asking for a contract extension from the Nigerian Football Federation, Sports Extra reports. Rohr has three months left on his current deal with the NFF which penned two years ago when he qualified the Eagles for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. And despite talks […]