Nigerian youngster Oladapo Afolayan signs three year deal with Premiership side West Ham

PROMISING Nigerian youngster Oladapo Afolayan has become the latest potential star to join an English Premier League club after he signed a three year deal with east London side West Ham.

 

Concluding the deal just before the closer of the January transfer deadline, Afolayan, 20, signed from the National League club, Solihul Moors after a short trial. He initially spent time with West Ham’s U-23 side, who are playing in the English League Two, before putting pen to paper on the deal.

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Former Abia governor Orji Kalu backs Buhari for second term saying it will produce Igbo president

FORMER Abia State governor Dr Orji Uzor Kalu has urged all southerners to back President Muhammadu Buhari's bid for a second term in office pointing out that it is the best way to get an Igbo president into Aso Rock.

 

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Nigeria and Serbia March 27 friendly to take place at Barnet's The Hive Stadium in north London

NIGERIA'S Super Eagles' impending friendly game against Serbia coming up during the next Fifa window on March 27 will now be taking place at Barnet FC's The Hive Stadium in north London.

 

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Olu Falae vows never to leave his farm or grant Fulani herdsmen land for a colony within it

FORMER finance minister and secretary to the federal government Chief Olu Falae has vowed not to leave his farm despite a string of attacks on it including an attack yesterday which destroyed five hectares of palm trees.

 

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Kemi Olunloyo released after Pastor Ibiyeomie and the police withdraw charges against her

POPULAR blogger Kemi Olunloyo has been released from prison custody after clergyman and founder of Salvation Ministries Port Harcourt Pastor David Ibiyeomie dropped all charges of defamation against her.

 

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Nigerian Army to open cattle ranch in Abuja as military high command sets example for herdsmen

NIGERIAN military chief have announced plans to open up a cattle ranch in Abuja as part of the army's plans to help with the drive to achieve self-sufficiency in food production in a bid to boost national security.

 

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Ireland poised to battle Nigeria for the services of Southampton teenager Michael Obafemi

IRELAND are poised to battle Nigeria for the services of promising Southampton teenager Michael Obafemi after the youngster made his premiership debut over the weekend in the Saints' 1-1 draw with Tottenham Hotspurs.

 

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Everton confirm Super Eagles winger Onyekuru will not need surgery and will be back in action soon

ENGLISH Premiership side Everton has revealed that Super Eagles winger Henry Onyekuru will not need surgery on a knee injury he recently suffered and should be back in action before the end of the season.

 

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Macban and Afenifere dismiss Osinbajo's 10-man herdsmen panel as unworkable and diversionary

FULANI herdsmen's body the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (Macban) has dismissed a recent panel created by the National Economic Council (Nec) to look into the clashes between pastoralists and farmers saying it will not work with it.

 

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Portuguese league leaders Porto look to sign Kelechi Nwakali on loan until the end of the season

FORMER Golden Eaglets skipper and Arsenal player Kelechi Nwakali could become the next Nigerian to move in the current January transfer window as Portuguese club Porto are looking to take him on loan for the rest of the season.

 

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