Friday, 20 July 2018

Abramovich gives Sarri conditions to remain Chelsea manager


New Chelsea manager, Maurizio Sarri, has been asked by Roman Abramovich to change his habits, the UK Sun reports. Sarri has been ordered to wear a suit on matchdays rather than his usual tracksuit approach and has also been told to cut out his half-time cigarettes. The Italian was banned from smoking at Napoli, before he was given a special designated area in the home dressing room.

2019: INEC reveals number of workers it needs for Nigeria election


The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has revealed the total number of workers it would need for 2019 general election. INEC said it would need almost a million workers, but added that most of its staff would be ad-hoc. INEC’s Commissioner in charge of Voter Education and Publicity, Prince Solomon Soyebi, also disclosed to Punch that the commission only has staff strength of 16,000.

Okonjo-Iweala gets new appointment into Twitter Board of Directors


Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, has been appointed to Twitter Board of Directors (the “Board”) as a new independent director, effective immediately.

Trump invites Putin to Washington


President Donald Trump has invited his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, to Washington for a summit in October, the White House has confirmed. White House spokeswoman, Sarah Sanders, said in a tweet that Trump asked his National Security Adviser, John Bolton, to extend the invitation to the Russian leader. “In Helsinki, @POTUS agreed to ongoing working-level dialogue between the two security council staffs.

How we got 125 votes after spending N50 million in Ekiti – Dotun Ayorinde


A gubernatorial aspirant under the platform of Abundant Nigeria Renewal Party (ANRP), Mr. Olalekan Dotun Ayorinde has narrated how his party, ANRP, got a total number of 125 votes after spending the sum of N50 million for the just concluded Ekiti state gubernatorial election.

Super Eagles Star, Leon Balogun Unveiled by EPL Club, Shares World Cup Story With Nigeria


Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, has admitted that representing Nigeria at the just concluded FIFA World Cup in Russia, was a dream come trues after he was unveiled by his new club in the Premier League. Super Eagles defender, Leon Balogun, who was recently signed by Brighton & Hove Albion from Bundes Liga side, FSV 05 Mainz, has been unveiled by the Premier League club. While speaking to his new club's website, the defender admitted that his appearances at the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, were made more significant because of his defiance to make the tournament at the second time of asking. Balogun was set to feature in the 2014 tournament in Brazil four years earlier, but an unfortunate injury sustained against Mexico ruled him out of the competition at the age of 25.

Dayo Amusa Shares Beautiful Photos To Mark Her Birthday


Nigerian actress, Dayo Amusa is a year older and has taken to her social media page to share some new photos to celebrate. Dayo Amusa, the Nollywood diva who is often described as "big, bold and beautiful" has added another year to her age. To mark her special day, the actress posted some beautiful photos of herself on Instagram to share the good news with her many fans.

Three Leading Governorship Aspirants Withdraw From Osun APC Primary Election


Three governorship aspirants of the All Progressives Congress (APC) have dropped their bid to contest for the party’s ticket in the coming governorship election in Osun state. The affected aspirants include;

See How Two Nigerians Concealed Drugs Inside A Stockfish In Ghana (Photos)


Two Nigerians were on Thursday July 19th arrested in Ghana by the nation’s Narcotics Control Board as they were trying to traffic substances believed to be narcotics through the General Post Office in Accra. The suspects, 37-year-old Theophilus Biney, aka Godwin Orji, aka Goody, and 36-year-old Jeff Nnaana-K, both residents in Ghana, were picked up by officials of NACOB at different locations for their involvement in an attempt to traffic Methamphetamine a narcotic drug to the Philippines.

Dancing Senator, Adeleke Embroiled In Certificate Scandal, Group Reacts


Senator Ademola Adeleke who is popularly known as the dancing senator has been accused of certificate forgery just as his political ambition gathers momentum. The group, in a statement signed by two of their leaders, Muftau Adegoke and Rasheed Adegbenro, and made available to newsmen in Osogbo, the Osun State capital, on Thursday, said they were taken aback by a report linking Adeleke to certificate scandals. Two days to the primary election of the Osun State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, a social political group in the state, Renewal Youth Movement, has challenged one of the governorship aspirants, Senator Ademola Adeleke, to publicly present his certificates within 24 hours or he will be dragged to court without delay.