Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi closes in on shock move to Middlesbrough

Super Eagles captain Mikel Obi closes in on shock move to Middlesbrough

Super Eagles of Nigeria captain and Tianjin TEDA star, Mikel Obi is reportedly closing in on a shock move to Championship side Middlesbrough in the coming days. According to The Sun, the former Chelsea midfielder was desperate to seal a move back to England from China as his wife and two young children remained in the United Kingdom following his move to Tianjin TEDA. The publication also reported that Middlesbrough have come to Mikel’s rescue with the Nigerian midfielder…

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More cash reportedly found in embattled CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen’s accounts

More cash reportedly found in embattled CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen’s accounts

More cash have reportedly been found in the accounts operated by embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Walter Onnoghen. The Nation reports that investigations by security agents shows that a “suspicious” transactions, including an $800,000  Standard Chartered Bank investment subscription was recently discovered. Also found is $630,000 lodged in some of the accounts through what is described as “structured payments” in tranches of $10,000 each. According to the report, most of the lodgments, effected between 2012 and 2016,…

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‘This plane seems like it is falling to pieces, send someone to find me’ – Emiliano Sala’s last WhatsApp audio note to friends

‘This plane seems like it is falling to pieces, send someone to find me’ – Emiliano Sala’s last WhatsApp audio note to friends

A WhatsApp voice note which Premier League footballer Emiliano Sala sent to friends before his plane vanished has emerged. In it, the 28-year-old seemed scared for his life. In a voice note sent from the light aircraft which disappeared on Monday night in the Piper Mailibu near Alderney in the Channel Islands, Sala told them to send someone to come find him if they don’t hear from him. He sounded calm but exhausted. He said…

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PSG fined €100,000

PSG fined €100,000

Paris Saint-Germain have been fined 100,000 euros ($114,000), after a collective negligence led to racial profiling at youth-team level inside Ligue 1 champions, French league authorities said Tuesday. The matter began when French investigative website, Mediapart, revealed racial profiling by talent scouts since 2013, where potential youth signings were identified by their ethnicity. The Qatari-owned club also face an upcoming hearing from the Paris prosecutors on the same matter. The football league said the use…

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Transfer: Arsenal begin talks to sign James Rodriguez as Suarez deal collapses

Transfer: Arsenal begin talks to sign James Rodriguez as Suarez deal collapses

Arsenal have made contact with Real Madrid, over the possibility of signing James Rodriguez. The 27-year-old is currently on loan at Bayern Munich, but has struggled to win a regular role under Niko Kovac. On Monday, Bild reported that Rodriguez was “frustrated” after he brought on as a late substitute in Friday’s 3-1 win over Hoffenheim, while Kovac has challenged the Colombia international to prove his worth to the team. Bayern have the option to…

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Chris Brown is arrested in Paris after a woman accused him of raping her in a Paris hotel

Chris Brown is arrested in Paris after a woman accused him of raping her in a Paris hotel

Chris Brown has been arrested by French Police in Paris after a woman accused him of raping her in a Paris hotel. A 24-year-old woman alleged that Brown raped her on the evening of January 15 at a hotel in the French capital.  It was initially reported that the singer was under investigation for rape. Following the investigation, Chris Brown, his bodyguard and a friend were all detained on Monday and are in custody after…

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I am not cut out for a boring Christian life” – Tonto Dikeh replies critics

I am not cut out for a boring Christian life” – Tonto Dikeh replies critics

Tonto Dikeh who describes herself as a ”Radical for Jesus”, Tuesday afternoon took to her Instagram page to reply ‘Christians’ that have attacked her in recent times for her actions. In the last two days, Tonto’s Christianity has been questionned by many Nigerian christians, majorly because of her closeness to self acclaimed Nigerian male barbie, Bobrisky and her recent visit to a night club in Lagos. Responding to the attacks, Tonto said she is not cut out for…

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#Oscars2019: Full list of nominations

#Oscars2019: Full list of nominations

The nominations for this year’s Academy Awards have been announced in Los Angeles with Olivia Colman’s period comedy-drama, The Favourite and Netflix’s black-and-white epic Roma leading this year’s Oscar race, with 10 nominations each. The other contenders include A Star Is Born and Vice with eight each, followed by Black Panther with seven. Black Panther is the first superhero movie to be nominated for best picture.   Colman is among the British acting nominees, alongside her co-star…

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CCT adjourns Chief Justice of Nigeria’s trial till Monday January 28th

CCT adjourns Chief Justice of Nigeria’s trial till Monday January 28th

The Code of Conduct Tribunal has adjourned to Monday, January 28th for the hearing of the motion by the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) challenging its jurisdiction to hear the non-disclosure of assets charge filed against him by the Federal Government. The tribunal has ruled that it would continue to conduct proceedings in the case against the Chief Justice. Next hearing comes up on Monday January 28th.

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Council of State approves N27,000 New minimum wage

Council of State approves N27,000 New minimum wage

The National Council of State has approved N27,000 as the minimum wage for the country. The council gave the approval during their meeting at the state house in Abuja on Tuesday January 22nd.  Disclosing this to newsmen, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, said the Federal Government will be topping the approved amount by N3,000 to make it 30,000 for all Federal workers. He said the states are at liberty to augment the new agreement as…

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