Gunmen abduct Osun journalist’s brother after robbing family in Benin 

Gunmen abduct Osun journalist’s brother after robbing family in Benin 

A six-man-kidnap gang has abducted Deacon Michael Olarinoye, a brother to the Osun State correspondent of Vanguard Newspaper, Otunba Gbenga Olarinoye. The unknown gunmen took hostage of Deacon Olarinoye on Sunday night when he was returning to his base in Warri with members of his family. The victim, alongside his wife and children had attended the burial of his late mother, Mrs Abigail Olarinoye at the weekend in Ipee, Kwara state and was returning to Warri before…

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2019: Afenifere speaks on preferred presidential candidate; Nnamdi Kanu’s re-appearance

2019: Afenifere speaks on preferred presidential candidate; Nnamdi Kanu’s re-appearance

The Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere on Tuesday hinted on who it will support for the 2019 presidential election. In a chat with DAILY POST, the National Publicity Secretary of the group, Yinka Odumakin said Afenifere will support any candidate who will restructure Nigeria. Odumakin disclosed that Afenifere, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, and the Middle Belt Forum were putting heads together on who to endorse as their presidential candidate for 2019 election. According to Odumakin, “Well, we in…

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NUJ election: Itodo, others petition national secretariat, demand to be inaugurated

NUJ election: Itodo, others petition national secretariat, demand to be inaugurated

A staff of DAILY POST newspapers, Yemi Itodo has urged the national secretariat of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, to uphold his election. Itodo, at the election conducted on Saturday, emerged as the new chairman of NUJ Correspondents’ Chapel Abuja, while Collins Ajibola of Kiss FM emerged as his deputy. Mr. Rapheal Oni of Diplomat Magazine was elected as Secretary, Lesley Otu of the SOURCE was returned as Treasurer while Samson Adebayo of ONTV…

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Manchester United vs Juventus: Lukaku speaks on Ronaldo

Manchester United vs Juventus: Lukaku speaks on Ronaldo

Manchester United striker, Rumelu Lukaku, has identified Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, as a role model to younger players. Lukaku, who spoke ahead of Manchester United Champions League clash with Juventus on Tuesday, said Ronaldo’s dedication to improving his game makes him a role model for rising talents. Jose Mourinho’s side host Juventus with four points from their two group games having only won one of their last six matches in all competitions. “You just look…

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Rotimi Amaechi: Abuja rail can’t run faster than 90km/h because we don’t want to kill cows

Rotimi Amaechi: Abuja rail can’t run faster than 90km/h because we don’t want to kill cows

Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, has said that the Abuja-Kaduna rail line cannot run faster than 90 kilometres per hour because the ministry does not want the trains killing cows that pass through the rails while seeking pastures to graze on. Amaechi said this when he spoke at the 24th Nigerian Economic Summit organized by the Ministry of Budget & National Plannng at the Transcorp Hilton, Abuja on Monday 22, October 2018. The minister at the forum, highlighted…

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Champions League: Usain Bolt predicts result of Man United vs Juventus

Champions League: Usain Bolt predicts result of Man United vs Juventus

Former Jamaican sprinter and 100-metre world-record holder, Usain Bolt, has tipped Manchester United to defeat Juventus in tonight’s Champions League fixture. Bolt said he expects a great match at Old Trafford, adding that Jose Mourinho’s side, who are playing at home, should use that as an advantage over the Italian champions. United head to the game after playing a 2-2 draw with Chelsea over the weekend, while Juventus played a 1-1 draw with Genoa in…

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Champions League: Szczesny names five clubs to challenge Juventus for trophy

Champions League: Szczesny names five clubs to challenge Juventus for trophy

Juventus goalkeeper, Wojciech Szczesny has listed five clubs that he feels will challenge his side for the Champions League trophy this season. According to Szczesny, the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, Manchester City and Liverpool have what it takes to compete with Juve for this season’s Europe topflight league trophy. The 27-year-old stated this ahead of his side’s Champions League clash with Manchester United at Old Trafford on Tuesday. “We want to win…

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Man United vs Juventus: What Ronaldo will love to do to us at Old Trafford – Mourinho

Man United vs Juventus: What Ronaldo will love to do to us at Old Trafford – Mourinho

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho, has stated that Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo, will love to score against the Red Devils despite his affection for the club when both teams clash in tonight’s Champions League fixture. Ronaldo will face his former club at Old Trafford for the first time in five years on Tuesday night. The Portuguese international spent six years at United during former United boss, Sir Alex Ferguson’s reign, winning three Premier League titles,…

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EPL: Sarri submits names of 2 top strikers to Chelsea board following 2-2 with Man United

EPL: Sarri submits names of 2 top strikers to Chelsea board following 2-2 with Man United

Chelsea boss, Maurizio Sarri, has again submitted a list of two top-ranked strikers to the club’s board following their 2-2 draw with Manchester United on Saturday. According to Daily Mail, the club are willing to back the Italian’s request to sign a new centre-forward in January. Chelsea lost ground to Manchester City and Liverpool over the weekend as they rescued a point against Manchester United. Chelsea dominated the game in the first half, but the…

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