West Ham and Everton join bidding war for Manchester City's Kelechi Iheanacho

SUPER Eagles striker Kelechi Iheanacho has sparked flurry of interest from several Premiership and European clubs after Manchester City indicated that he would be put up for sale at the end of the season.

Iheanacho, 20, started off as one of Manchester City's best players this season, scoring 21 goals in 63 games, with most of these appearances coming as a substitute. Over recent months, however, he has struggled to get into the starting line-up and it looks certain that he will leave the club at the end of the current campaign.


Osinbajo signs three far-reaching executive orders to ease business, fast track budget submissions and promote made in Nigeria products




In exercise of the presidential authorities vested in the Executive arm of government, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, today signed three executive orders that will significantly change some of the ways government business and operations are conducted in the country forthwith.


Nollywood actress Moji Olaiya passes away in Canada at the tender age of 42

NOLLYWOOD actress Moji Olaiya passed away in Canada late last night after suffering from cardiac arrest at the tender age of 42 in a development that has sent shock waves across the Nigerian film industry.

Only two months ago, Ms Olaiya, the son of highlife maestro Sir Victor Olaiya, gave birth after she officially divorced her first husband. She had previously been married to Bayo Okesola.


European Union bars Medview from flying into its airspace over poor state of its aircraft

NIGERIAN carrier Medview Airline has been barred from entering European airspace after aviation officials decided that its Boeing 767 aircraft that flies into Gatwick Airport in the UK is not airworthy.

In November 2015, Medview began flying the Lagos-London route, becoming the only Nigerian carrier into Gatwick Airport. Yesterday, the European Commission told the airline to change the aircraft or suspend flight operations to its airspace until it is able to provide another aircraft for its operations.


Nigerian parenting conference being organised to address growing youth violence

NIGERIAN families across the UK are being invited to a special parenting conference in London on June 10 as part of an initiative to address the growing breakdown of family units of late that has resulted in a significant rise in violent youth crime.


Nigeria desperately needs to do a Wernher von Braun in solid minerals

[1] This gentleman in the picture bears the name Wernher von Braun and although he was an aeronautical engineer, his story is of utmost relevance to Nigeria and her solid minerals sector as we desperately seek to diversify our economy and end this dependence on crude oil


Nigerian event planners in the UK to launch umbrella body at this year's NEA

NIGERIAN events planners in the UK are to launch a professional association that will serve as an umbrella body for them and regulate the guidelines under which they operate at the forthcoming Nigerian Events Awards (NEA) UK in London later this month.


Governor Akeredolu denies asking Ondo State civil servants to forfeit salary arrears

ONDO State governor Rotimi Akeredolu has denied claims he asked civil servants to forgo the six months salary arrears his government owes them adding that his administration plans to clear the payments as soon as possible.



Abuja spinster Khadija Ibrahim drags her dad to court for refusing to allow her get married

ABUJA spinster Khadija Ibrahim has dragged her father Bassa to court for breaching her fundamental human rights by not allowing her to marry a man of her choice after he constantly refused to meet with her chosen suitor.


Ms Ibrahim, 23, dragged her father before the an Upper Area Court in Karu, in the Federal Capital Territory, claiming that she had a suitor, who was willing to marry her but her dad refused to give his consent. She pleaded with the court to order her father to allow her to get married to the suitor, whose name she gave as Abdulhamidu.



Stand-up comedian Kenny Blaq to perform at UNA 2017

RED hot stand-up comedian Kenny Blaq has agreed to perform at this year's Uncelebrated Nigerians Awards (UNA) UK in London taking place at the Mayfair Banqueting Suite on September 30.




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