Injury Scares Put Chelsea Conte In Confusion Ahead Of Watford Clash

Injury Scares Put Chelsea Conte In Confusion Ahead Of Watford Clash

Chelsea manager, Antontio Conte, is afraid Cesc Fabregas will be the only fit midfielder in his squad, when they welcome Watford on Saturday. Addressing the media on Friday, Conte admitted he knows “nothing” of his players’ fitness in their current injury crisis. Conte is unable to consider his starting XI with N’Golo Kante, Tiemoue Bakayoko, Danny Drinkwater and David Luiz among his injured players. Drinkwater and Luiz trained on the eve of the Watford game…

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Sports: Wike In Talks With Real Madrid To Develop Foodball Academy

Sports: Wike In Talks With Real Madrid To Develop Foodball Academy

Nyesom Wike, Governor of Rivers States, has met with officials of Real Madrid Football Club in Spain, as part of the process to set up a Football Academy in his state. The parley is in preparation of Wike’s tour of Real Madrid training facilities in Spain, later today, Monday. Wike is expected to tour the club’s sporting facility alongside, Commissioner of Sports, Boma Iyaye, former Nigerian international, Adokiye Amiesimaka, Majority Whip of Rivers State House…

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Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Economy: Nigeria Can’t Achieve Much Under Buhari- IMF

Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF’s) African Department has explained why Nigeria can’t achieve higher productivity in many sectors of the economy. He said without energy, it would be difficult for the acclaimed Africa’s giant to make headways.  Mr. Abebe Aemro Selassie, while briefing newsmen over the weekend at the IMF/ World Bank Annual Meetings in Washington DC, “given how big the size of the Nigerian economy is and given the potential that it…

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Super Eagles Remain My Favourite Team To Play Against- Lionel Messi

Super Eagles Remain My Favourite Team To Play Against- Lionel Messi

Argentina captain, Lionel Messi, has picked a match against Nigeria, as one of his favourites for his country. Messi revealed this shortly after netting a hat-trick against Ecuador, which qualified Argentina for the 2018 World Cup. He has played against Nigeria twice at age-grade level – the 2005 World Youth Championship and also the 2008 Olympic in Beijing – winning both times. At senior level, he has scored in three times in the three games…

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EPL Row: Guardiola Exonerates Self Says I Did Not Insult Pochettino

EPL Row: Guardiola Exonerates Self Says I Did Not Insult Pochettino

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola, has insisted he did not disrespect Tottenham Hotspur, saying Maurico Pochettino made a “mistake” when criticising him . Pochettino was furious after Guardiola referred to Chelsea, Manchester United and the “Harry Kane team”, when he was talking about City’s Premier League title rivals before the international break. Guardiola told a news conference ahead of the game against Stoke City on Saturday, that he had consistently praised the quality of Pochettino’s…

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Buhari Directs The World Bank To Concentrate Projects In The North

Buhari Directs The World Bank To Concentrate Projects In The North

In what seems to be a confirmation of the statement by Mr. Jim Kim, the World Bank President in which he said that President Muhammadu Buhari directed the World Bank to concentrate their projects in Nigeria on the north, the presidency on Friday has maintained that the well being of the North East has always been the priority of President Muhammadu Buhari even before he became Nigeria’s president. The clarification was given by the presidency,…

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Where Are My 56 Houses? Deziani Dares EFCC

Where Are My 56 Houses? Deziani Dares EFCC

A Lagos Federal High Court, has ordered the permanent forfeiture of 56 houses linked to a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke. The Justice Abdulaziz Anka-led court gave the order while ruling on the matter, on Wednesday. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission claimed that Diezani acquired the said houses located in Lagos and Port Harcourt between 2011 and 2013 using front companies. EFCC said the former Minister paid $21,982,224 for the properties,…

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