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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Didier Drogba gets zero vote from ex-players in FA presidential elections

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba’s bid to become the next head of the Ivorian Football Federation took a massive hit after he secured zero votes from members of the Association of Former Ivorian Footballers. Of the 14 members in the Association, 11 voted for his rival, league president Sory Diabate, while three persons abstained. The third candidate, the current Vice President, Idriss Diallo also got no votes from the ex-players. The results of the election, which was done via video conferencing, has reportedly sparked a massive debate in the Ivory Coast.…

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Manchester United to sell Paul Pogba in summer-Report

Ed Woodward decides to sell Paul Pogba in the summer. According to Tuttosport, Ed Woodward has decided that it is time to cash in on Manchester United star Paul Pogba. The French World Cup winner has failed to live up to his potential at United and is a far cry from the dominant force he was at Juventus. Injuries have not made it easier for him, with his last appearance for the club coming all the way back in December. To compound his problems, United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was…

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Kevin-Prince Boateng: Fiorentina yet to see the real me

Kevin-Prince Boateng is upset with how his stint at Fiorentina has gone, asserting the club never saw his real self. The 33-year old Ghanaian joined from Sassuolo in the summer and featured 14 times in the Serie A, scoring only one goal. Just six of those 14 outings were starts and he completed 90 minutes once. He was subsequently shipped to Besiktas on loan where he has played more than half of the total number of minutes at Fiorentina in just six games, scoring two goals. “I really came to…

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