Month: August 2020

Lionel Messi transfer blow as Barcelona say his contract at the club is still valid and any interested clubs must pay his €700m release clause

LaLiga released a statement on Sunday confirming that Lionel Messi’s €700million release clause at Barcelona is still active and any interested clubs must pay the massive fee.  The Barcelona captain shocked the football world last week when he informed the club via fix last week that he wanted to leave the Spanish giants this summer on a …

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OmotolaJalade-Ekeinde and her kids recover from COVID-19

Omotola Jalade-Ekeinde and her children have recovered from COVID-19. On August 15, the actress revealed via her Instagram page that she has contracted the viral disease and has infected her children. Read here. Giving an update via her IG page today August 30, the actress said she and her kids are COVID-19 free. Read her post below …

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The ban on Okada operation and the Coronavirus lockdown led us into kidnapping — Abductors of Appeal Court judge’s wife in Calabar

Suspected criminals arrested for allegedly abducting the wife of an Appeal Court judge and killing her aide in Cross River state on July 4, have blamed the ban on Okada operation and the Coronavirus lockdown for joining the kidnapping gang. Ekwele Agube, the wife of a judge at the Court of Appeal, was kidnapped by six armed men …

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Pregnant woman and her two kids burnt to death in a tanker accident in Ondo (photos)

A pregnant woman, her two children, and one other person were killed in an accident that involved one tanker, one truck, and six motorcycles at Ikare, Akoko North-East local government in Ondo state on Saturday August 29. Several persons were also injured in the accident. According to reports, a tanker conveying diesel had a brake failure …

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”Be kind enough to forgive me” Femi Fani Kayode apologizes to Daily Trust reporter

Femi Fani-Kayode, former Minister of Aviation, has tendered an unreserved apology to the Daily Trust reporter he lashed at during a press conference in Calabar, Cross River state on August 20. The reporter, Eyo Charles, had inquired from him who was funding all his trips to the Southern states he is currently touring. The former …

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”Do you know who you are talking to?” FFK blasts journalist at a press conference for asking him a “stupid” question

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, recently took a tour of some South-South and southeast states and as part of his activities, had media briefings with some of the journalists in the state. However, at the press conference in Calabar, Cross Rivers state, a journalist asked him if he was being ”bankrolled by any politician …

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Governor Sanwo-Olu orders reopening of tertiary institutions in the state on September 14

Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has ordered the reopening of tertiary institutions in the state effective Monday, September 14. The governor disclosed this development during a regular briefing on the state’s COVID-19 status on Saturday, August 29. During his address, the governor announced that primary and secondary schools are also tentatively scheduled to re-open from …

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Black Panther star, Chadwick Boseman’s final tweet becomes most liked post in Twitter history

Chadwick Boseman‘s final tweet by his family announcing his death has become the most liked post in Twitter history.  The American actor, best known for playing Black Panther in the hit Marvel superhero franchise died on Friday, August 28, after a four-year battle with colon cancer. The 43-year-old died at home in Los Angeles with his wife …

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