Anthony Oluwafemi Joshua given OBE in Queens Birthday Honours List for services to boxing

NIGERIAN-born heavyweight boxing champion Anthony Joshua conferred with the OBE honour by Queen Elizabeth as part of her birthday celebrations in recognition of his services to the sports industry.

 

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Legendary reggae musician Ras Kimono passes away in Lagos after sudden illness

LEGENDARY Nigerian reggae musician Ukeleke Onwubuya popularly known as Ras Kimono has passed away at the age of 60 after suddenly becoming ill and being rushed to a Lagos hospital where he died.

 

Kimono, who became well known for the hit singles Under Pressure and We No Want, was scheduled to travel to the US yesterday night but complained of not feeling too well. He was rushed to a hospital in Ikeja, Lagos, then later taken to Lagoon Hospital on Lagos Island.

 

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Newly-promoted la Liga club Huesca aim to sign Uzoho ahead of forthcoming Spanish season

SUPER Eagles goalkeeper Francis Uzoho looks set to join newly-promoted La Liga side Huesca after his talks with his current club Deportivo La Coruna have failed to result in a new deal attracting attention from elsewhere.

 

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Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk sign Kayode Olanrewaju from Manchester City in five year deal

UKRAINIAN giants Shakhtar Donetsk have signed Nigerian striker Kayode Olanrewaju from English Premier League side Manchester City ahead of the forthcoming season for an undisclosed fee.

 

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Lagos housewife asks court to dissolve her marriage because hubby made her sleep with Muslim cleric

LAGOS housewife Musilimotu Olashuyi has asked the Igando Customary Court to dissolve her four-year old marriage to her husband Gbenga after he conspired with a Muslim cleric to get the imam to sleep with her.

 

In a bizarre incident, Mrs Olashuyi approached the court, asking it to end her marriage, claiming that the cleric, known locally as an alfa, made love to her with her husband’s approval. She then begged the court to dissolve the marriage as she was no longer in love with her husband.

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Hon Muhammadu Kazaure warns National Assembly that there will be war if they impeach Buhari

JIGAWA State member of the House of Representatives Hon Muhammadu Kazaure has warned his colleagues that there will be war in Nigeria if they decided to proceed with plans to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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Osinbajo safe after minor care when his helicopter developed technical fault in Abuja

VICE president Professor Yemi Osinbajo is safe and sound after suffering  a minor scare yesterday when his helicopter suffered a technical fault as it sought to take off in Abuja forcing the pilot to make an emergency landing.

 

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Saraki responds to police request asking him to comment on his role in Offa bank robbery

SENATE president Senator Bukola Saraki has responded to the request by the inspector-general of police that he provide information on his knowledge about the recent Offa bank robbery by forwarding a written defence of his involvement to police headquarters.

 

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Buhari names Governor Ambode as a member of Nigeria's official World Cup delegation

LAGOS State's Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has been appointed as a member of the federal government delegation to the 2018 World Cup in Russia by President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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Buhari names Governor Ambode as a member of Nigeria's official World Cup delegation

LAGOS State's Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has been appointed as a member of the federal government delegation to the 2018 World Cup in Russia by President Muhammadu Buhari.

 

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