Siasia applies for Cameroonian manager's job long with 76 other high profile coaches

FORMER Super Eagles head coach Samson Siasia has applied for the vacant job of Cameroonian manager joining the long list of 77 candidates hoping to manage the Indomitable Lions.



Federal government appeals to South Africa again after irate mob burn Nigerian alive in Rustenburg

NIGERIA'S government has once more called on South Africa to do something about the xenophobic attacks on foreigners living in the country after an unruly mob burnt a Nigerian Clement Nwaogu alive in Rustenburg in the North-West Province.



Rohr considers inviting Nwankwo to camp as last set of World Cup friendlies approach

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr is planning to invite Crotone striker Simeon  Nwankwo to camp ahead of the next set of pre-World Cup friendlies in response to the poor form of several regulars like Alex Iwobi and Kelechi Iheanacho.



Dino Melaye arrested by securitymen at Abuja international airport while on his way to Morocco

SECURITYMEN have arrested embattled and controversial Kogi West lawmaker Senator Dino Melaye at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja as he was about to board a plane to Morocco.


Over recent weeks, Senator Melaye has been at the centre of a storm amid reports that the police had issued a warrant for his arrest. Several weeks ago, the senator was said to have been declared wanted alongside Mohammed Audu, son of a former Kogi State governor Abubakar Audu.



Soyinka gives Buhari until end of July to end herdsmen killing or consider himself a failure

NOBEL laureate Professor Wole Soyinka has given President Muhammadu Buhari until the end of July to end the murderous activities of Fulani cattle herdsmen and facilitate the return of displaced persons to their homes.



OAU suspends Professor Akindele after studying investigate committee's report that indicts him

OBAFEMI Awolowo University (OAU) has suspended Professor Richard Akindele the accounting lecturer at the centre of the controversial audio conversation in which he demanded sex from a female student in return for passing her.



Portuguese coach writes off Nigeria's chances of reaching World Cup knock-out stage

PORTUGAL's head coach Fernando Santos has written off Nigeria’s chances of advancing to the knockout stage of the 2018 World Cup saying the Super Eagles like other African teams will struggle to make it out of their groups.



Biafran protesters demonstrate near Buckingham Palace as Buhari meets with Commonwealth leaders

PROTESTERS demanding the recreation of the defunct Republic of Biafra and campaigning against the alleged marginalisation of Igbos in Nigeria demonstrated near Buckingham palace yesterday as President Muhammadu Buhari met with Prime Minister Theresa May.



Arsene Wenger to step down as Arsenal manager tipping Patrick Vieira to succeed him

ARSENAL manager Arsene Wenger has announced that he will be leaving the club at the end of the season ending his 22 year spell in north London and putting an end to speculation about his future.


Wenger, 68, will leave a year before his existing contract is due to expire having led the club to three Premier League titles and seven FA Cups. Appointed on 1 October 1996, the Frenchman is the Premier League's current longest-serving manager and has taken charge of a record 823 games.


Atiku joins attack on Buhari for calling Nigerian youth lazy saying they are the nation's backbone

FORMER vice president Alhaji Atiku Abubakar has joined in the condemnation of President Muhammadu Buhari over his comments yesterday that Nigerian youth are lazy and expect the government to provide them with free social services for nothing.




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