World Cup 2018: Maradona speaks on Messi’s penalty miss

Argentina legend, Diego Maradona has absolved Lionel Messi of blame after the national team captain missed a penalty in their 1-1 with Iceland on Saturday. The South Americans took the lead through Sergio Aguero in the 19th minute, but Alfred Finnbogason equalized four minutes later. Messi missed the chance to …

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Nigerian newspapers: 10 things you need to know this Monday morning

Good morning! Here is today’s summary from Nigerian Newspapers: 1. Former Governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi has declared to run in the 2019 presidential election. Makarfi, the immediate past Caretaker Committee Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, made the declaration at a press briefing in Kaduna on …

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Atiku reacts as bomb blast rocks Borno village

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar has expressed sadness over the bomb blast at Abachari area of Damboa L.G.A. of Borno State. DAILY POST reports that no fewer that 20 persons were on Sunday killed and 48 others injured in a massive explosion in Damboa. The Borno State Police Command had …

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Son beats mother to death over love affair with sister

A 22-year-old boy, Agaezichi Ogbonna has allegedly beaten his mother, Blessing, to death over love affair with her sister at Akpaa Mbato community, Obingwa council area of Abia State. Vanguard reports that the unfortunate incident happened after Blessing warned her son against having amorous relationship with her sister. It was …

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2 killed, several houses destroyed as rain wrecks havoc in Delta

At least two persons were confirmed dead as heavy rainfall wrecked havoc in some parts of Delta State. DAILY POST reports that over seventy houses were also completely destroyed by the disaster, which occurred at the Idumuesah community, Ika North East Local government area of the state early Sunday morning. …

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2019: Orji Kalu reveals those against Buhari’s re-election bid

The Governor of Abia State, Orji Kalu has revealed those opposing President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election bid. Kalu said looters, who don’t want the government to save money for poor people, were against Buhari’s second term bid. Speaking in Kano State, on Saturday, the All Progressives Congress, APC, chieftain noted that …

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Buhari’s change working in Nigeria – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has said that the change promised by President Muhammadu Buhari administration is yielding positive results. According to him, the federal government was steadily transforming Nigeria through innovative measures. The minister said this while delivering a keynote address during the 2018 ‘Africa …

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World Cup 2018: US, UK warn of terrorists’ attacks in Russia

The United States, U.S, and the United Kingdom, U.K, have warned their citizens against travelling to Russia where the FIFA 2018 World Cup is ongoing, even as America placed the host country’s terrorism threat alert at “level 3”. The United States and the United Kingdom respectively published this latest information …

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Argentina vs Iceland: Mourinho reacts to Messi’s penalty miss

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho, has sympathized with Lionel Messi, after he missed a penalty in Argentina’s 1-1 draw with Iceland on Saturday. With the game poised at 1-1 after Alfred Finnbogason cancelled out Sergio Aguero’s opener, the South Americans were awarded a spot kick. However, Messi’s effort was palmed …

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Argentina vs Iceland: Messi speaks on missing penalty, Croatia game

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has admitted that if he had scored a second-half penalty, his side would have possibly defeated Iceland. With the game poised at 1-1 after Alfred Finnbogason cancelled out Sergio Aguero’s opener, the South Americans were awarded a spot kick. However, Messi’s effort was palmed away by …

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Fayose speaks on ‘dumping PDP for APC’

The Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose, has reacted to reports quoting him as saying he would dump the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the All Progressives Congress (APC). His spokesman, Lere Olayinka, said the governor did not and will never make such statement. A press release he signed on Saturday …

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