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Daily Archives: August 29, 2017

Keita set to become Liverpool most expensive player

Keita set to become Liverpool most expensive player

Liverpool have reached an agreement to sign Naby Keita from RB Leipzig in a club-record deal that will see him join the club next year. The 22-year-old had been one of manager Jurgen Klopp’s primary transfer targets, but the Bundesliga club had been unwilling to consider a sale ahead of their first season in the Champions League. However, the Reds ...

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Dembele pens five-year Barcelona deal to complete €105m transfer

Dembele pens five-year Barcelona deal to complete €105m transfer

Ousmane Dembele has put pen to paper on a five-year contract at Barcelona to complete his transfer from Borussia Dortmund. The 20-year-old France winger moves to Barca for an initial €105million, under a deal that will make him the second most expensive player in history once add-ons are accounted for. Dembele arrived in Barcelona on Sunday and completed a medical ...

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S-South, S-East govs call for location of oil, gas investments in the regions

S-South, S-East govs call for location of oil, gas investments in the regions

Governors of the South-South/South East regions have called for location of investment in the oil and gas sector in the regions, saying that the Federal Government should discourage the granting of licences for them to be sited outside the areas. A communique at the end of a meeting of the South South/South East Governors Forum, Sunday night, in Port Harcourt, ...

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I planned my kidnap to raise funds for my parents’ funeral — Pastor’s wife

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A-32-year-old Pastor’s wife of an undisclosed church located in Nsit Atai Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State identified as Mrs. Victoria Elijah Ndu has been arrested for planning her kidnap. Vanguard gathered that Mrs. Ndu was first rescued in Awo Omamma in Imo state last Monday, August 24 by men of the anti-kidnapping squad from the state Police Command ...

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Youths demolish C-River church over rituals allegations

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IRATE youths at Ikot Eyo Efam community, Calabar South Local Government Area, Cross River State, have pulled down a church where they discovered a fresh heart, suspected to be that of a one year, six-month-old girl, abducted in the locality last week, and set its appliances ablaze. NDV gathered that youths, claiming that the church was involved in ritual activities, ...

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NULGE grounds Lokoja over LG autonomy

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THE Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees, NULGE, Kogi State chapter, yesterday, took to the streets of Lokoja, demanding total autonomy for local government areas. NULGE, joined by Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, in the state, also demonstrated over the 15 months arrears owned their members. The local government workers marched from first 200 units estate down to Phase One Market ...

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One dies, as gunmen abduct 4 in Ondo

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Gunmen, yesterday, shot dead a passenger and abducted four others travelling in a commercial vehicle along the notorious Owo-lkare road in Ondo state. World365trend was informed that one of the passengers, who put up a fight, was shot dead on the spot. However, hours after the abduction, families of the victims have been contacted to pay ransom of N15m on ...

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US lawmakers meet Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara over North-East crisis

US lawmakers meet Osinbajo, Saraki, Dogara over North-East crisis

As the humanitarian crisis thrown up by eight years of Boko Haram war lingers, a congressional delegation from the United States of America, USA, is meeting with Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, and other senior federal government officials on the way forward. Among the issues of particular interest to the U.S. officials will be the fight against Boko Haram and the ...

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CORONATION OF 21 NEW KINGS: Olubadan tests popularity through road-show

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The cold war between the Olubadan of Ibadanland, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Saliu Adetunji and Governor Abiola Ajimobi over the review of 1957 Olubadan Chieftaincy Declaration which led to the installation of 21 new kings by Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Sunday, took a new dimension yesterday, as the paramount ruler, who was opposed to the move, tested ...

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