Kelechi Iheanacho wins Leicester City’s Goal of the Month for March

Kelechi Iheanacho has added more glorious feathers to his cap as his goal won Leicester City’s Goal of the Month for March. The Nigerian first made History With First Premier League Hat-Trick In Leicester City’s Emphatic Win Over Sheffield United The 24-year-old scored seven goals for the Foxes last month, but only one could win the goal of the month Kelechi Iheanacho has received another accolade after his goal against Burnley was voted Leicester City’s goal of the month for March. Iheanacho enjoyed a good run of form for the…

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Sports: Bashorun Askia Congratulates Amaju Pinnck, Tasks Him on Grassroots Football

  Managing Director of Delta State Oil Producing Areas Development Commission (DESOPADEC), Bashorun Askia Ogieh, has congratulated Mr. Amaju Pinnick on his election into the FIFA Executive Council, the highest decision making organ of the international football body. In a statement released in Warri on Monday, the DESOPADEC boss urged the NFF President to use his new position at FIFA to help promote and develop Nigerian football, especially grassroots football. “While I celebrate and applaud you on your well deserved victory, I wish to quickly urge you to use this…

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Analysis & Opinion: More Than Many Matters Arising

  By Sunny Awhefeada Nigeria has taken a pride of unenviable place as a country of one day one trouble. Nigeria relishes trouble and it is being sustained by trouble. There probably will be no Nigeria if there was no trouble. Nigeria has become home to trouble. This is why everyday brings its own share of trouble that the ones of yesterday and the day before yesterday not only become inconsequential, but takes a dim location in our collective memory. Nigerians wake up expecting trouble and ask “wetin dey happen?”…

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Ughelli Kingdom Queen Escapes Death As Orderly Is Shot

By Politicsgovernance.com   ONE of the wives of the Ovie of Ughelli kingdom, HRM Wilson Ojakovo, Oharisi III, yesterday escaped death after she was ambushed by a gang of gunmen in front of the palace along Isoko road in Ughelli, headquarters of Ughelli North local government area of Delta State. A police orderly, Inspector Bello Chinye attached to the palace also narrowly escaped death during the incident following gunshot wound he sustained on his right hand during the attack. Though several efforts to get details from the Delta state Police…

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Abuja Court Restrains Security Agents From Arresting Kenneth Gbagi

A Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has restricted the Nigeria Inspector General of Police, Delta State Commissioner of Police and other security outfits from arresting the embattled Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, a governorship hopeful in Delta.   Gbagi is presently in the eyes of the storm. On Wednesday, September 30, 2020, the Delta state police command had issued a statement, calling for his arrest. The police command said he has been evading arrest with different excuses, beginning with his sister’s burial which held on Friday last week. On Saturday, Gbagi…

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PSG star Kylian Mbappe clears the air about his future

Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe has cleared the air about his future and he confirmed that he would with the Ligue 1 Champion for the next season football campaign. Mbappe has constantly been linked with a move to Real Madrid and Liverpool in the past but the World Cup winner is prepared to remain with the Ligue 1 outfit for another season. Mbappe’s contract expires in the summer of 2022 and he has assured the PSG directors that would remain at the club for another season. I just have to…

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Sports: Nigeria ’94 Hero, Thompson Oliha Dead

  Former Nigeria Super Eagles’ mid fielder, Thompson Oliha is dead. The midfield maestro who was among the 1994 victorious Super Eagles’ squad that won the Nations cup in Tunisia died on Sunday, June 30 at exact 4.05 am at the Yusjib industrial medicare hospital, Ilorin, Kwara State. Thompson Oliha was born on October 4 1968 in Benin City and he is a retired Nigerian professional football star who played for clubs in Africa and Europe during an injury shortened career. Confirming his death, Doctor Yusuf Addulraheem revealed that Oliha…

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LaLiga clubs get go-ahead to begin training from Monday

By Agencies LaLiga clubs are permitted to return to full training from Monday as the league edges closer to a return to action. At the start of May LaLiga clubs returned to individual training and then stepped up to training in groups of ten players before progressing to groups of 14 players. LaLiga is set to return from June 11, with Sevilla poised to take on Real Betis. LaLiga have given their clubs permission to return to full training from Monday next week+2 LaLiga have given their clubs permission to…

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Premier League set for June 17 return

By Agencies The Premier League will return to action on June 17, more than three months after the season was halted due to the Covid-19 outbreak, according to a BBC report. Representatives from all 20 clubs met on Thursday, 24 hours after teams agreed to the second phase of restarting the season with players working in larger groups. Squads were only allowed to restart practice sessions in small groups last week but contact and tackling is now allowed between players. The four teams that have games in hand will restart…

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Mesut Özil donates another £81,333 to charity

According to a statement on the Turkish Red Crescent website, Özil is donating 713,000 Turkish lira (£81,333) to charity to provide food for those in need. Thousands of families in Turkey, Syria and the Somali capital of Mogadishu will receive his aid. This isn’t the first time Özil has helped the charity. He worked with them last year as well, donating meals to 16,000 people as part of his wedding celebrations. The AFC Bell also recently reported that Özil is preparing to donate a share of his money to a…

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