Activist decries extortion of traders on North/South routes by security personnel

A rights activist and vice president of the Committee for Defence of Human Rights (CDHR) Dr. Kehinde Taiga, has lamented the extortion of tradersespecially members of the Pigs Traveller Association. According to him, the culprits are security operatives, mostly policemen and...

Tenant kills landlord for cautioning him against womanising

A 21-year-old man, Onyeamachi Mmaju, has stabbed his landlord dead for allegedly cautioning him against bringing too many women to the compound.Mr. Nonso Umeadi Oyiboka was stabbed several times before he gave up the ghost. Anambra State Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), SP...

I can’t wait to play my first game for Nigeria – Dessers

Cyriel Dessers says it’s a dream come true to get a call up into the Super Eagles and can’t wait to play in front of the Nigerian crowd.   Despite being eligible for Belgium, Dessers opted to play for Nigeria and was in line to make is debut against Sierra Leone in March but the...

Man arrested with 5,342 pieces of ATM cards en route Dubai

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has arrested a Dubai bound suspect, Sanusi Labaran, with a total of 5,342 pieces of Automatic Teller Machine (ATM) cards at the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport, Kano. The suspect has been handed over to the Kano Zonal office of the...

Berbatov: Cavani’s Arrival At Man United Not Good For Ighalo

Former Manchester United forward Dimitar Berbatov is concerned over the future of Odion Ighalo following the arrival of Edison Cavani at the club, Cornerstonenewsng.com Cavani joined the Red Devils on transfer deadline day and is expected to be the club’s main striker. Ighalo,...

Former NFF GS, Omokhaye, Passes On At 87

A former Secretary General of the Nigeria Football Federation (then Nigeria Football Association), Mr. Herbert Omokhaye, died on Wednesday morning at the age of 87. He died two months to his 88th birthday. Omokhaye, who served the nation’s football –governing body between 1964...

Super Eagles Call Up ‘A Dream Come True’ For Dessers

What is it with footballers and their outlandish claims! Almost every transfer done or club they join is a “dream come true”. They have us thinking there’s too much PR in the game and much of that loyalty they talk about is flat out fake!   Footballers kiss the badge and talk...

Super Eagles Newbie Akpoguma Denies Writing A Letter To Be Part Of Nigeria U17 In 2010, Explains His Strength & Weaknesses

Newly invited Super Eagles defender Kevin Akpoguma has denied writing the viral letter that went round social media on his desire to represent Nigeria ten years ago. The former U20 captain of Germany has gotten the all clear from FIFA to switch allegiance to Nigeria and he is in...