Suspected assailants gun down Catholic priest in Orlu, shoot seminarian 

Suspected assailants gun down Catholic priest in Orlu, shoot seminarian 

The Parish priest of St Patrick’s Parish Amucha in the Catholic Diocese of Orlu in Imo state, Rev. Fr. Jude Egbom has been assassinated by yet to be apprehended assailants. Fr. Egbom was killed in the evening of Monday, September 10, 2018. The priest was said to have visited his hometown, Umuwala that very day and decided to have a hair cut in Nkwerre. It was gathered that Fr Egbom who was with his junior seminarian…

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Osun Guber poll: ADP candidate pulls crowd in Adeleke’s hometown, asks supporters to resist intimidation at polling units

Osun Guber poll: ADP candidate pulls crowd in Adeleke’s hometown, asks supporters to resist intimidation at polling units

The governorship candidate of the Action Democratic Party, ADP, Alhaji Moshood Adeoti, has instructed electorate not to give room for any form of intimidation at various voting units by the opposition in the September 22nd governorship election. Speaking at a rally in Ede, Adeoti asked the crowd of supporters that stormed the campaign venue to defend their votes notwithstanding any form of frustrations from the opposition. Adeoti urged electorate to ensure that their Permanent Voters…

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Adeleke warns Aregbesola against diversion of N16.6b Parisclub refund

Adeleke warns Aregbesola against diversion of N16.6b Parisclub refund

The governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party in Osun state, Senator Ademola Adeleke has warned the state Governor of attempts to divert the sum of N16.6billion said to have been released to the state by the Federal Government to offset salary and pension arrears. He gave this warning on Wednesday while addressing journalists at the Correspondents’ Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists in the state. He said despite the release of several billion…

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EPL: Boateng reveals what he told Mourinho before rejecting Manchester United move

EPL: Boateng reveals what he told Mourinho before rejecting Manchester United move

Bayern Munich defender, Jerome Boateng, has revealed that he personally called Jose Mourinho, to tell the Manchester United manager that he would not be moving to Old Trafford this summer. Mourinho was keen to bring in a new central defender and Boateng was on United’s list of targets, along with Tottenham’s Toby Alderweireld and Harry Maguire. Boateng also held talks with Paris Saint-Germain about a potential move to Ligue 1, but the 30-year-old opted to…

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Tevez reveals difference between Ronaldo, Messi training methods

Tevez reveals difference between Ronaldo, Messi training methods

Former Manchester United and Manchester City striker, Carlos Tevez has lifted the lid on both Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s training ground secrets. Tevez, now back at boyhood club Boca Juniors in Argentina, has trained and played with both stars. The 34-year-old was team-mates with Ronaldo at United and has represented Argentina alongside Messi. “Lionel Messi, I never saw him in the gym,” he told the Argentina media. “I’ve never seen him train in the…

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EPL: Cazorla reveals phone call with Unai Emery

EPL: Cazorla reveals phone call with Unai Emery

Santi Cazorla has revealed Unai Emery called him in the summer, to get inside information on Arsenal. Despite the pair not knowing each other, the Gunners boss clearly felt he could contact his compatriot for advice, ahead of starting his role in North London. The Spanish midfielder, who was let go by Arsenal in the summer and rejoined former club Villarreal, revealed some of what he told Emery. According to the 33-year-old, he informed Emery…

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EPL: Alderweireld speaks on joining Manchester United

EPL: Alderweireld speaks on joining Manchester United

Tottenham Hotspur defender, Toby Alderweireld has said that he never forced a summer transfer to Manchester United and was only focused on regaining his place in his team starting XI. Alderweireld was identified by Jose Mourinho as one of his summer targets but United were unwilling to meet the £70million buy out clause. “Everyone was saying everywhere that I absolutely wanted to leave Tottenham,” Alderweireld stated this at a news conference ahead of Belgium’s UEFA…

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New minimum wage: Workers protest, lock Federal Secretariat in Ibadan

New minimum wage: Workers protest, lock Federal Secretariat in Ibadan

Some workers under the umbrella of All Workers Convergence (AWC) on Tuesday barricaded entrances of the Federal Secretariat located at Ikolaba, Ibadan, the Oyo State capital in protest over the delay in the implementation of the new minimum wage by the Federal Government. The workers while protesting, locked up the secretariat and frowned at what they termed “delay in the implementation of the new minimum wage” by the Federal Government. The protesting workers prevented workers…

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Buhari will give Nigeria 24-hour power supply if re-elected – Amaechi

Buhari will give Nigeria 24-hour power supply if re-elected – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has assured Nigerians of 24-hour power supply if President Buhari is re-elected in 2019. Amaechi gave the assurance while addressing journalists in Abuja, on Tuesday. The Minister also defended the planned establishment of Transportation University in Daura, Katsina state. Amaechi said there was nothing special about sitting the university in President Muhammadu Buhari’s hometown since “Daura is also part of Nigeria”. He said, “The president did not even know…

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Flood hits Osun community, destroys property, displaces residents

Flood hits Osun community, destroys property, displaces residents

A community in Osun State, known as Ifedapo, in Egbedore Local Government Area of the state, has been thrown into serious agony following the flood that ravaged the area on Tuesday, destroying property worth millions of Naira as a result of a heavy downpour in most parts of State. The flood was reported to have sacked more than 100 residents, destroyed farmlands and killed livestock among other things. Some belongings of the victims were still…

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