Funke Olakunrin, daughter of the leader of Yoruba socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, will be laid to rest on Monday July 22nd. According to a programme of events for the funeral arrangements released by her family, a commendation and night of tributes will be held in her honour on […]

Super Eagles Forward, Odion Ighalo has also announced His retirement from international football and is expected to make the announcement soon, after a successful outing at the 2019 African Cup of Nations. The Shanghai Shenhua striker had limped off in the 44th-minute of the third-place match against Tunisia on Wednesday, after […]

The Nigerian Football Federation President, Amaju Pinnick has been removed as the Confederation of African Football’s (CAF) Vice President and replaced with South Africa’s Danny Jordaan. With the dismissal, it is expected that other CAF Vice Presidents, Constant Omari of DR Congo and Moroccan Faouzi Lekjaa will be moving up to assume the […]

Former governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi has revealed his focus is on retrieving his senatorial mandate in the court as against pursuing ministerial appointment. He stressed serving at the Senate is his personal preference. Abiola Ajimobi denied he rejected ministerial appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari, saying he was not […]

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has seized the passports of 34 top officials who served under former Kwara State Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed over a N22 billion London-Paris Club refund. Ten of them have been watch-listed to prevent them from fleeing the country, it was learnt yesterday. The N22billion covers the […]

The management of the Federal University of Technology, Owerri, FUTO, has expelled 10 students and rusticated 103 others over examination malpractice. According to Volume 40 No. 4 of FUTO News, yesterday, the Biology Department recorded four casualties; Biotechnology, two; Biochemistry, one; Maritime Management Technology, one, and Information Management Technology one. […]

Newcastle United have named former Manchester United captain Steve Bruce as their new manager. The announcement comes in the wake of Rafa Benitez’s departure from St James’ Park last month and his subsequent switch to Chinese Super League outfit Dalian Yifang. Bruce has put pen-to-paper on a three-year deal with […]

The appointment of a member of the opposition All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Chief Anayo Nnebe as the special assistant on political matters (South East) by the speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon Femi Gbajabiamila, has triggered disquiet among members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, South-East. Nnebe, who […]

Mexican Drug Lord, Joaquin “El Chapo” Loera Guizman is popularly known for smuggling illegal drugs – cocaine to be specific – into the US over decades. El Chapo was guilty of drug trafficking, money laundering and the use of firearms. The 62-years old Mexican speaking to the media claimed that […]

England right-back Kieran Trippier has completed move to Spanish side Atletico Madrid from Tottenham. The 28-year-old, who joined Spurs from Burnley in June 2015 and played more than 100 times for the London club, has signed a four-year deal with the La Liga side. He had admitted he was not […]

New Law Has Been Passed in Ukraine By The Ukrainian parliament and it states that Child Rapists are to be Castrated By Chemical Injection, as the Fight against paedophilia intensifies. The new Law states that Suspects convicted of ‘Child Rape’ will undergo “’ coercive chemical castration” and it ‘involves the forced injection of anti-androgen […]

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC), a regulatory agency responsible for regulating and controlling importation, manufacture and use of food, drugs and packaged water in Nigeria has said that Eva Water produced and bottled by Nigerian Bottling Company Limited is safe for consumption, assuring consumers […]