Modric emerges as Balkan athlete of year

Modric emerges as Balkan athlete of year

Croatia captain Luka Modric was named Balkan Athlete of the Year on Thursday, becoming only the second soccer player to scoop the prize after Bulgaria’s former European Footballer of the Year Hristo Stoichkov in 1994. Ballon d’Or winner Modric won the Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup with his Spanish club Real Madrid […]

Vieira, Henry’s clash postponed in France

Vieira, Henry’s clash postponed in France

Three more Ligue 1 games scheduled for this weekend, including the clash between Thierry Henry’s Monaco and local rivals Nice, have been postponed, the French league (LFP) said Thursday. The postponement came amid fears of more violent “yellow vest” protests in France over rising living costs. Read Also: Oil prices fall as OPEC meeting begins The […]

AFCON: CAF disqualifies Sierra Leone

AFCON: CAF disqualifies Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone have been disqualified from the 2019 African Cup of Nations qualifying competition, the Confederation of African Football said on Monday. Football’s world governing body FIFA had suspended the Sierra Leone Football Association in October due to “government interference”. CAF’s decision means Kenya and Ghana are assured of first and second place in Sierra […]

2019 AFCON qualification: Atiku, Duke, others congratulate Eagles

2019 AFCON qualification: Atiku, Duke, others congratulate Eagles

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and  former Cross River governor,  Donald Duke,  have congratulated the Super Eagles over their 2019 African Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualification. The Super Eagles were held to a 1-1 draw in their last Group E encounter with South Africa at the FNB Stadium in that country on Saturday. Read Also: 22 Super […]

22 Super Eagles prepare for Bafana Bafana in Asaba camp

22 Super Eagles prepare for Bafana Bafana in Asaba camp

Team captain Ahmed Musa and 21 other Super Eagles players trained at the Stephen Keshi Stadium in Asaba on Tuesday evening. The Super Eagles by the training stepped into gear for Saturday’s 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying battle against the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Johannesburg. Read Also: Drunk driver hits General Buratai’s car, […]

Real Madrid sack coach Lopetegui

Real Madrid sack coach Lopetegui

Real Madrid have given their coach Julen Lopetegui the boot, less than five months after he was hired to replace Zinedine Zidane. He will be replaced by Santiago Solaris, who coaches Madrid’s junior team. Read Also: Atiku’s “Think Tank” to rally voters for PDP in 774 LGAs The firing of the former Spanish coach was speculated […]

Nigeria’s Super Eagles move to 44th in FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles move to 44th in FIFA ranking

Nigeria’s Super Eagles have moved up by four spots to the 44th in the world in the October FIFA -Coca Cola Ranking. In the ranking table published on the website of the world football governing body on Thursday, Nigeria garnered 1431 points as against 1415 it had in September. The movement has now placed Nigeria as […]

Chimamanda calls Melania Trump racist

Chimamanda calls Melania Trump racist

Acclaimed Nigerian author, Chimamanda Adichie has described United States First Lady, Melania Trump as racist. Adichie made the statement in a recent interview with international magazine, Esquire UK where she talked about her stance on feminism, Melania Trump’s visit to Africa and racism. When asked if she thought Melania Trump was racist, she answered in […]

Film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s book “Ake” on Amazon

Film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s book “Ake” on Amazon

The film adaptation of Wole Soyinka’s classic autobiographical novel, “Ake: The Years of Childhood”, is now available to viewers on Amazon.com. Amazon is the world’s acclaimed largest internet retailer of video and MP3 downloads and streaming. Mr Dapo Adeniyi, Executive Producer and Director of the film, made this known in an interview with Our Source in Abuja on […]

Linda Ikeji gives birth to baby boy

Linda Ikeji gives birth to baby boy

One of Nigeria’s leading bloggers, Linda Ikeji has given birth to a baby boy, in a hospital in Atlanta, Georgia in the United States. The blogger, whose pregnancy has made headlines in the past months and generated a lot of interest, broke the exhilarating news of the birth of the baby boy herself on her […]

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