Arsenal Confirms The Signing Of Sead Kolasinac From Schalke

Arsenal Confirms The Signing Of Sead Kolasinac From Schalke

Arsenal have confirmed the signing of Schalke 04’s Sead Kolasinac, who has joined the club on a free transfer. In a statement on Tuesday, Arsenal announced that the 23-year-old will join the club “on a long-term contract” and will link up for pre-season training in July, “subject to the completion of all regulatory processes.” The Gunners had been keeping tabs on the player since the start of the 2015-16 season. The left-back completed a medical and agreed personal terms with the club at the end of April. The Bosnia and…

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7 Things You Don’t Know About Late Cheick Tioté

7 Things You Don’t Know About Late Cheick Tioté

Cheick Tiote, the former Newcastle star tragically died yesterday aged 30, after collapsing in China during training. The Toon hero collected 25 yellow cards in two of his Premier League seasons and gave away his runners-up medal for the 2012 African Cup of Nations. Cheick Tiote grew up in extreme poverty to become, for a time, one of the Premier League’s most dominant midfield powerhouses. He was a generous and polygamous fashion designer and a man who trusted with doctors to cure his footballing injuries. Below are other things you…

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Why Entertainment Industry In Igbo Land Is Backward

Why Entertainment Industry In Igbo Land Is Backward

No doubts, the entertainment industry in the South-East part of the country is backward but Igbo land is a region dominated by a tribe known for its hustle spirit. The Igbos are a people who are known to create something out of nothing.   The fearless and adventurous nature of the Igbo people gave birth to the saying “if you go to any part of the world and you don’t see an Igbo man there, take your things and leave as fast as you can.” As individuals, the Igbo people…

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Some Harmful Practices Widows Experience In Igbo Land

Some Harmful Practices Widows Experience In Igbo Land

In Igbo land, some practices widows experience in line with Igbo culture have been claimed to violate their human rights of women. For instance; wives of kings in some communities must mourn their husbands for seven years before they are buried and another one year after their interment Similarly, widows who are not queens were meant to mourn their dead husbands for upwards of between six months and two years during which they would remain in secluded area. Again, the widows would also not take their bath for upwards of…

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Cosby Leaves Court After Day One Of Sex Assault Trial

Cosby Leaves Court After Day One Of Sex Assault Trial

Bill-CosbyBill Cosby left a Pennsylvania courthouse following day one of his sexual assault trial on Monday, Cosby faces sex assault charges that have torpedoed his career as “America’s favorite dad.” The first witness to testify in Bill Cosby’s sexual assault trial said on Monday that the comedian had drugged her before sexually abusing her in 1998 – the same method prosecutors say he used in the alleged 2004 attack that he is on trial for. Cosby, once one of the most beloved entertainers in the United States, is accused in…

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Graphic photos: Suspected thieves burnt to death in Aboh Mbaise, Imo state

Graphic photos: Suspected thieves burnt to death in Aboh Mbaise, Imo state

According to Facebook user, Amaefule Emmanuel, the lynching happened in Uvuru, Aboh Mbaise local government area of Imo state on 4th June, 2017. The two thieves identified as Chukwunoso and Kingsley were burnt to death after they were allegedly caught stealing. Mr Emmanuel wrote; “Out of anger this young men was killed by villages because of what is happening in our community, we all knows that country is hard but we should not involve in this kind of act called criminal it can damage your image, anyway the wages of…

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90 year-old virgin set to be immortalized in Akwa Ibom state

90 year-old virgin set to be immortalized in Akwa Ibom state

A 90-year old virgin, Miss Agnes Udofia who lived her life caring for other people’s children is set to be immortalised by the people of ikot Udobia village in the Etinan Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom. Over 50 men, women and children whom all thought she was their biological mother gathered around her on Monday to give thanks to God for her life. According to Mr. Fabian Udoh, a businessman who was trained by Udofia, he was happy to be in the village to honour Udofia. He said since…

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Court rules on Kalu’s application to stop EFCC witness today

Court rules on Kalu’s application to stop EFCC witness today

LAGOS— A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos will today rule on an application by a former Abia State governor, Dr. Orji Uzor Kalu, seeking to stop a witness of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Romanus Madu, from giving evidence on a document, which was alleged to have been forged. Trial judge is Justice Mohammed Idris. Orji Uzor Kalu The witness had while being led in evidence by the EFCC’s lawyer, Mr Rotimi Jacobs, SAN, at the resumed trial of the former governor and two others over alleged…

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First Lady Aisha returns with words from Buhari in London

First Lady Aisha returns with words from Buhari in London

By Anthony Ogbonna The First Lady and wife of Nigeria’s president, Aisha Buhari has returned from London where she had gone to visit her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari who has been abroad for a follow-up medical treatment since May 7. Aisha Buhari arrived the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Tuesday Morning with words of appreciation and request from Buhari to Nigerians. Wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari arrives Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Tuesday (6/6/17) in company of her aides and family members from United Kingdom where…

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7 Types Of Lies People Tell

7 Types Of Lies People Tell

It might be surprising but definitely interesting to know that lies actually have classifications and not all lies are the same; there are indeed different kinds of lies. Jumia share 7 different kinds of lies people tell. White Lies This is often believed as the least serious kind of lie. These type of lies are told to avoid burdening an individual with the weight of the truth. An example is showing appreciation for an undesirable gift. These lies are indeed quite harmless but the problem is over time the white…

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African football stars mourn Cheick Tiote

African football stars mourn Cheick Tiote

The world of African football stood together in mourning on Monday in light of the tragic news that Cote d’Ivoire midfielder Cheick Tiote had passed away in China. The Confederation of African Football (CAF), The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) joined the rest of African football stars who took to their twitter handles and Instagram to grieve the passing of the Ivorian international. “Very devastating news, our thoughts and prayers goes out to his family and friends. RIP Tiote, you will always remain in our hearts, CAF wrote on their twitter…

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Umudike communities visit VC over ownership of varsity land

Umudike communities visit VC over ownership of varsity land

By Christy Anyanwu The Vice Chancellor, Michael Okpara University of Agriculture, Umudike (MOUAU), Prof. Francis O. Otunta, recently declared that, one year after he assumed office, the university authorities and the host communities have been sleeping on the issue of ownership of the university land. He noted that both parties had suddenly woken up from sleep and were now ready to discuss matters relating to the issue of the original owners and donors of the land. The Vice Chancellor spoke when a 10-man committee representing the two host communities of…

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ANICHEBE TO PROVIDE SYNTHETIC PITCHES IN SCHOOLS, TO PARTNER ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT

ANICHEBE TO PROVIDE SYNTHETIC PITCHES IN SCHOOLS, TO PARTNER ANAMBRA GOVERNMENT

Former Super Eagles striker and English Premiership striker Victor Anichebe, says he is willing to partner with Anambra Government to provide synthetic pitches in schools in the state. Anichebe made the appeal at the final of his maiden grassroots football championship for youths in Anambra, held at Nri Boys High School in Anaocha Local Government Area on Sunday. He said that he hoped to achieve the development of youths through his “Own Goal Project’’. The player, who made his mark at Everton FC of England, said there were lots of…

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Obiano’s Mother For Burial July 20

Obiano’s Mother For Burial July 20

Thursday, the 20th of July, has been fixed for the burial of Late Mrs Christiana Obiano, mother of the state Governor, Dr Willie Obiano. Governor Obiano announced this when he received some groups who paid him a condolence at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia. Among the groups were a delegation from the State Judiciary led by the State Chief Judge, Justice Peter Umeadi, Catholic Bishops led by the Archbishop of Onitsha Archdiocese, Most Reverend Valerian Okeke, the Amalgamated Traders Association led by itsSouthEast Council President, Chief Okwudili Ezenwankwo, the State APGA…

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Awka Anglican Diocese Ordains 12 New Deacons

Awka Anglican Diocese Ordains 12 New Deacons

By Amaka Okoye Twelve Postulants have been ordained Deacons in the Awka Diocese of the Anglican Communion,. The Pentecost ordination which took place at Immanuel Anglican Church, Ukwulu, Dunukofia Local government Area, was presided over by the host Bishop, Right Reverend Alexander Ibezim assisted by other Bishops and a host of clergies. Ukwulu community played host to people from all walks of life who converged for the ordination. Performing the charge, Bishop Ibezim admonished the Deacons, to strengthen the faithful, and preach the word of God entrusted to them, stating…

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