Taiwo Awoniyi signs new Liverpool deal

Taiwo Awoniyi has committed his long-term future to Liverpool, after agreeing a new deal on Tuesday. The contract extension is believed to be a five-year deal with improved wages. It comes on the back of Awoniyi’s exploits last season, while on loan at Belgian top-flight outfit, Royal Excel Mouscron. Awoniyi …

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PDP speaks on Gov Umahi joining APC

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has reacted to speculations that Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi state was set to defect to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The reaction came same day Umahi himsef refuted the reports. National Vice Chairman of PDP (South East), Chief Austin Umahi said that it was …

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Chelsea to re-sign Cech when Courtois joins Real Madrid

Chelsea are looking at bringing back Petr Cech, when Thibaut Courtois eventually signs for Real Madrid. Reports on Tuesday, claim that both clubs have agreed a £31million fee for Courtois and the transfer is set to happen. With the Belgian leaving, the Blues are already looking around for replacements. According …

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Buhari transmits 2019 elections budget to Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, detailing that Nigeria will need N254 billion (N254,445,322,600) to prosecute the 2019 general elections, hence requested the lawmaker to grant approval for the sum to be drawn from the 2018 and 2019 budgets. In the letter entitled, ‘Request for virement and supplementary …

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Ekiti election: Buhari ‘political hypocrite of high order’ – APC presidential aspirant, Ogbonnia

A presidential aspirant under the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia has stated that whereas Nigeria’s democracy assumed an increasingly positive trajectory under former presidents Umaru Musa Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan, President Muhammadu Buhari failed in the recently-conducted Ekiti governorship election by “allowing fraudulent use of law enforcement agencies, …

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Cristiano Ronaldo reveals when he wants to make Juventus debut

Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo has revealed when he wants to make his debut following his £88million transfer from Real Madrid to Juventus. Ronaldo leaves Madrid as their all-time leading scorer with 451 goals in 438 games, nine years after he joined from Manchester United for a then-world record transfer fee …

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Mourinho speaks on Ronaldo’s move to Juventus

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has congratulated Juventus on completing a sensational £88million move for Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo completed the formalities of his transfer on Monday, undergoing a medical ahead of his official unveiling. His four-year stay is expected to cost Juventus in excess of £300m, although the Serie A …

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Maradona gets new appointment

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona arrived in Belarus on Monday to take up the job of the president of the country’s first division club, Dinamo Brest. Maradona insisted that his new role was “very serious” and said he hoped his presence would help the country’s sport “get better every day.” The …

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Ekiti Election: What Governors told Fayose, Fayemi

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) has wished the outgoing Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, luck in his new endeavour. The forum said this in a congratulatory message to Kayode Fayemi, winner of the state gubernatorial election that was held last Saturday. Fayemi defeated Kolapo Olusola, deputy governor of the …

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Group insists on herdsmen vacating Igboland before August 31

An Igbo group, Voice from the East, VEAST, has maintained that their earlier quit notice to herdsmen to vacate Igboland on or before August 31, 2018, remains unchanged. They insisted that should the herdsmen fail to quit after the deadline, they might be forced to take drastic action. DAILY POST …

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Army, SHAC react to alleged hoisting of flag by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Army has stated that report of Boko Haram terrorists killing five people and hoisting their flag in Adamawa community was false and misleading, describing the story as an attempt to discredit its numerous successes recorded against the terrorists. A statement issued on Monday by the Director of Army …

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Don’t give our land for ranching

Students from Ibarapa geo-political zone in Oyo State under the umbrella of Federation of Ibarapa Students Association (FIBSA) have warned the Oyo state government to steer clear of Ibarapaland for the proposed cattle ranching. FIBSA, in a statement signed by its National President, Ayobami Ayuba Ayandele and obtained by DAILY …

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