Women’s WorldCup: Super Falcons Make Up for Norway loss, Defeat Korea Republic

A brilliant goal by Asisat Oshoala helped earn Nigeria a first win at the 2019 Women’s World Cup – and all but end South Korea’s hopes of reaching the last-16. Nigeria went ahead when defender Kim Do-yeon volleyed past her own keeper. Ex-Arsenal player Oshoala held off a defender before rounding the keeper to score Nigeria’s second goal. South Korea, who face Norway in their third and final group match on Monday, have yet to score or earn a point. Nigeria will confirm a place in the knockout stage if they beat hosts France, one of the tournament favourites, on Monday in Rennes. [READ MORE] Super Falcons Goalkeeper, Chiamaka Becomes First [Read]

You Don’t Even Have To Be Married To Make Heaven – Daddy Freeze

Controversial OAP, Daddy Freeze has said an individual doesn’t have to be married for them to stay blessed and happy. See his post below… You don’t have to be married to be blessed, you don’t have to be married to be happy, you don’t have to be married to be rich or successful in business, you don’t even have to be married to make heaven. I learned all these when my first marriage failed and after the first 2 weeks of me being alone, I realized how much happier I truly was. With my partner, I find it so effortless, she immediately understood my purpose and set out to help [Read]

Super Falcons Goalkeeper, Chiamaka Becomes Youngest Keeper To Keep Clean Sheet in World Cup History

At 18 years and 186 days, Nigeria’s Chiamaka Nnadozie has become the youngest ever goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in a Women’s World Cup game. Chiamaka Cynthia Nnadozie is a Nigerian women’s international footballer who plays as a Goalkeeper. At club level she plays for Rivers Angels. Personal information Full name Chiamaka Cynthia Nnadozie Date of birth 8 December 2000 (age 18) Height 180 cm (5 ft 11 in) Playing position Goalkeeper [READ MORE] Women’s WorldCup: Super Falcons Make Up for Norway loss, Defeat Korea Republic Senior career Years Team Apps (Gls) 2016– Rivers Angels National team 2016 Nigeria U-17 3 (0) 2018– Nigeria U-20 4 (0) 2018– Nigeria 4 [Read]

SO SAD!!! Bayero University First Class Graduate Dies,Day After Graduation

A Bayero university first class graduate identified as Al-Ameen, reportedly died a day after his graduation from the institution. Twitter user @Baffah16 who the story of the Bayero university first class graduate who died a day after his graduation, tweeted; Rest In Peace Champ!!! [Read]

Air Force Helicopter Crash-Lands In Katsina

An aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has crash-landed, Igbere TV reports. Igbere TV learnt that the incident happened today, Wednesday, June 12 at the Katsina Airport, at about 3.30pm. Reacting to the incident, the NAF’s Spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, in a statement sent to Igbere TV said the helicopter crashed in the process of landing while returning from an anti-banditry combat mission in the Northwest. He said the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, had directed the constitution of a Board of Inquiry to determine the exact cause of the incident. Daramola, who said details of the cause of the incident were still scanty, [Read]

MKO Abiola’s Daughter Makes Fresh Demand From Buhari

A daughter of the late Chief MKO Abiola, Mrs. Lola Abiola-Edewor, on Wednesday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to do his best to address security challenges in the country. Abiola-Edewor, a former member of the House of Representatives, made the appeal during a ceremony to lay wreath at the tomb of her late father, at his house in Ikeja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ceremony was part of the programme organised by a pro-democracy group, June 12 Movement, to commemorate the anniversary of the June 12, 1993 election. Late MKO Abiola was the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 election, which was annulled by the Gen. [Read]

JUNE 12: Buhari Renames Abuja National Stadium “MKO Abiola Stadium”

Buhari announced the renaming of the Abuja National Stadium to MKO Abiola Stadium during his Democracy day speech at Abuja today. This was done in bid to honour the late MKO Abiola for his Democracy agitation during his life time. We could also recall that Buhari moves Nigerian May 29th Democracy day to June 12th to honour the same MKO Abiola sometimes back. [Read]

First Bank Manager Exposed After Allegedly Stealing The Bank’s N52.6 Million

A First Bank manager has been exposed after he was accused to have allegedly stolen the bank’ N52.6 million. NEWSFLAKES NG gathers that a customer relationship manager with First Bank of Nigeria Limited, Kehinde Adewuyi, was on Tuesday arraigned before the Igbosere Magistrates’ Court for allegedly converting the sum of N52,628,000 from his employer’s account to his personal use. The 36-year-old suspect was arraigned on three counts bordering on stealing. Punch Metro learnt that the suspect was arrested by policemen from the Lion Building Police Division following a complaint by the bank’s forensic auditors, Solomon Akhanolu and Owei Chris. According to the police, the alleged fraud was discovered when the [Read]

Pastor ‘Kidnaps Himself’, Demands N3m Ransom From His Church Members

A pastor has reportedly kidnapped himself before going ahead to ask his church members to pay N3 million ransom. According to a report by TheCable, Adewuyi Adegoke (pictured left), a pastor at Methodist Church, Ado-Ekiti, capital of Ekiti state, has been arrested by the police for allegedly organising his own kidnap. It was gathered that Adegoke had arranged with one Oluwadare Sunday to demand N3 million ransom from his congregation. He reportedly went into hiding on Sunday evening while there were reports that he was abducted between Esa-Oke in Osun state and Aramoko-Ekiti in Ekiti. His purported abductors later contacted the church members to demand the ransom, which they insisted [Read]

President Buhari Promises To Take 100m Nigerians Out Of Poverty In The Next 10 Years

President Buhari has promised to take 100 million Nigerians from poverty to prosperity in the next 10 years. He disclosed this in his opening speech at the inaugural June 12, Democracy Day celebration, on Wednesday, in Abuja. The President revealed that his administration would ensure rapid and positive growth in the economy to move Nigeria away from poverty. “Our Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is expected to grow by 2.7% this year. Our external reserve have risen to 45 billion dollars, enough to finance over nine months of current equal commitments. This administration has laid a foundation of taking bold steps in transforming our country and delivering our people from shackles [Read]

FACTS: Four Really Surprising Health Benefits From Smoking Cannabis

What are the medical benefits of marijuana? Over the years, research has yielded results to suggest that marijuana may be of benefit in the treatment of some conditions. These are listed below. 1) Smoking weed makes you thinner – or at least less likely to be obese You might not think it after you’ve watched a munchie-struck stoner devour an entire KFC family bucket in one go, but dope smokers are less likely to be obese. A study in the journal Obesity found that regular weed smokers are less likely to be obese than non-smokers. The researchers from Conference of Quebec University Health Centers looked at 700 adults aged 18-74 [Read]

‘It’s Embarrassing To Elect Thug Who Stole Mace As Deputy Senate President’ – Ekweremadu

Former Deputy Senate president, Ike Ekweremadu, has fumed at the emergence of Ovie Omo-Agege as his successor. Ekweremadu, a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), who represents Enugu West Senatorial District in the National Assembly, said it is “embarrassing” for the Senate to have elected Omo-Agege, who “led” thugs to steal the mace. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday, he insisted that his decision to re-contest the seat was not to win or lose, but to make a statement. Ekweremadu polled 37 votes to Omo-Agege’s 68 votes. “I believe there must be a referendum,” Ekweremadu said. Omo-Agege allegedly led thugs to invade the Senate chamber in April 2018 and [Read]

June 12: Next Level Will Restore Peace, Justice, Prosperity To Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari last night promised that the Next Level government that started on May 29, will restore peace, justice and bring prosperity for all Nigerians. The President stated this when he hosted visiting Presidents, heads of government and members of the diplomatic Corps to a dinner and gala night at the Old Banquet Hall, Presidential Villa Abuja. The event is part of the activities lined up for the celebration of Nigeria’s Democracy day, now marked on June 12 every year. The event also played host to former Nigerian Presidents and heads of states, Vice-Presidents, Presidents of courts of appeal and Justices of the Supreme Court, chiefs justice of Nigeria, [Read]

400 Level Medical Student Caught With Gun

Security operatives in Calabar have apprehended a 400-Level student of the University of Calabar. The Cross River Police Command has arrested a 400 level student of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Calabar for alleged possession of firearms and belonging to a cult group. Police Spokesperson in the state, DSP Irene Ugbo, said this in a release on Tuesday in Calabar. She added that the suspect, (name withheld) was arrested by a team of Anti-Cultism/Kidnapping unit of the police on patrol. According to Ugbo, items recovered from the suspect included one locally fabricated revolver pistol, two live 33mm ammunition, seven compressed weeds suspected to be Indian hemp, Aiye secret [Read]

Rochas Okorcha Finally Receives His Certificate Of Return

Former Imo state governor, Rochas Okorocha, has been issued his certificate of return for winning the February 23rd Senatorial election in Imo West by the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC. Okorocha was declared the winner of the February 23rd election but his certificate of return was withheld after INEC officer Innocent Ibeabuchi, claimed to have been forced to make the declaration. Justice Abang of the Federal High Court Abuja, finally ordered that Okorhca’s certificate be issued by the commission immediately which has now been done. Congratulations to him. [Read]