‘New Nollywood’ reacts angrily to Charles Novia and Uzo Okpechi calling them ‘Instagram stars’






Charles Novia(right) believes that O.C Ukeje(left) doesn’t have what it takes to make a Nollywood movie a box office hit. The supremacy battle between the old and ‘new Nollywood’ isn’t ending anytime soon, as it came to a head with a recent episode of Emma Ugolee‘s ‘The Gist’. On the newly aired show, renowned filmmakers Charles Novia, Moses Inwang and Uzodinma Okpechi […]

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Stampeders player dead after Calgary nightclub shooting






Calgary Stampeders player Mylan Hicks has died following a shooting at a Calgary nightclub. Police received a call at approximately 2:35 a.m. Sunday that someone had been shot. The incident took place at the Marquee Beer Market in the 4600 block of Macleod Trail. Hicks, 23, sustained critical injuries from a firearm. He was transported to hospital, where he died. […]

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Hart reaps Mihajlovic praise after rousing Roma win






Torino’s English goalkeeper Joe Hart attends the Italian Serie A football match between Torino and AS Roma at the “Grande Torino” Stadium in Turin on September 25, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / MARCO BERTORELLO Torino coach Sinisa Mihajlovic heaped praise on Joe Hart after a sterling performance by the England goalkeeper in a 3-1 win over Roma in Turin on […]

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Recession: Cut Jumbo pay, Afenifere, others tell lawmakers






A pan-Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, and some social rights associations have advised the National Assembly members to reduce their jumbo pay in view of the economic recession in the country. The National Publicity Secretary of Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, and the associations made the call in separate interviews with SUNDAY PUNCH. Odumakin stated, “The National Assembly members should cut down their allowances […]

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NFF: Uyo, Not Port Harcourt Will Host Super Eagles Vs Algeria






By Adeboye Amosu: The Nigeria football Federation has stated that the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, Uyo will host the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifying fixture between the Super Eagles of Nigeria and the Desert Foxes of Algeria as against the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, Port Harcourt being mentioned in some section of  the media, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. The Rivers State government, it was […]

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Military Describes Shekau’s Claims As Mere Propaganda






The Acting Director, Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman says the latest video by terror group Boko Haram has confirmed its earlier suspicion that the purported factional sect leader of the group is mentally ill and unstable. This is following the release of a video purportedly by by the factional leader of insurgent group, Boko … Continue reading Military Describes […]

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Man spends 43 years in wheelchair on wrong diagnosis






A Portuguese man spent 43 years in a wheelchair because of a mistaken medical diagnosis, finally re-learning to walk only in his fifties, a newspaper reported on Sunday. When Rufino Borrego was 13, he was diagnosed by a Lisbon hospital as having incurable muscular dystrophy, the Jornal de Noticias reported. After that he used a wheelchair to get around for […]

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Boko Haram Releases New Video, Claims Shekau Is Alive






A video purportedly released by the factional leader of insurgent group, Boko Haram, has debunked earlier claims by the military that Abubakar Shekau had been killed or badly wounded in an air strike in August. A man claiming to be Shekau appeared healthy in the video, speaking in Arabic, Hausa and Kanuri languages. It is not … Continue reading Boko Haram […]

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Featuring Skales & produced by Spellz; Shockah premieres brand new single






Jaiye Records presents its brand new music from its US based act – Shockah featuring Skales ‘Novice’ was produced by Spellz & sees Shockah fuse with Skales to deliver a very good record. Here’s a good song, with a great dancehall vibe, perfect to end the summer. A lot would be seen fro Shockah over the next few months, Listen […]

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Giants RB Rashad Jennings out for Redskins game | Inactives analysis






The Giants will be without their leading rusher in Sunday’s game. EAST RUTHERFORD — It’s official: The Giants will be without their leading rusher for Sunday’s matchup with the Redskins (1 p.m., FOX). Rashad Jennings is inactive for the game due to a left thumb injury. With Jennings out, Shane Vereen and Orleans Darkwa should see an increased role against […]

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NCC receives 6,163 complaints from telecoms subscribers in Q2






Prof. Umar Danbatta, NCC Boss The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it received 6,163 complaints from telecommunications subscribers in the second quarter of 2016. Mr Abdullahi Maikano, the Director, Consumer Affairs Bureau (CAB) of the commission made the disclosure to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday in Lagos. Maikano said that of the 6,163 complaints, 4,739 issues were […]

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Your father’s WhatsApp messages show we live in a post-truth world






The Nigerian Immigration service did not trust their lives in a salt bath We have all received them before, or known someone who has. An innocuous WhatsApp message sent a from a well-meaning person espousing some hitherto unknown life changing fact. Okay, so maybe it extends far beyond WhatsApp’s reaches but the Facebook-owned messaging platform seems to be the worst […]

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Amokachi: I’ll Perform Wonders If Given Super Eagles Job






Finnish second division side JS Hercules coach Daniel Amokachi still nurses the ambition of becoming the head coach of Nigeria’s senior national team and believes he will excel with the team, reports Completesportsnigeria.com. Amokachi, who has had spells as Super Eagles assistant under the late Amodu Shuaibu and the late Stephen Keshi, says the new Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr […]

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Chiarelli & McLellan in great spot to assess Jets holdout Jacob Trouba






Take Our Poll (function(d,c,j){if(!d.getElementById(j)){var pd=d.createElement(c),s;pd.id=j;pd.src=’http://s1.wp.com/wp-content/mu-plugins/shortcodes/js/polldaddy-shortcode.js’;s=d.getElementsByTagName(c)[0];s.parentNode.insertBefore(pd,s);} else if(typeof jQuery !==’undefined’)jQuery(d.body).trigger(‘pd-script-load’);}(document,’script’,’pd-polldaddy-loader’)); Much of the hockey world is talking World Cup. In Edmonton, however, with the Edmonton Oilers having failed to completely solve their issue on right defence, the talk is Jacob Trouba. As all Oilers fans knows by now, Trouba, 22, a strong two-way right-shot d-man, has announced he will not attend […]

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I will not appear before panel – Jibrin






John Alechenu, Abuja The former Chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has said he will not appear before the House Committee on Ethics and Privileges. Jibrin who is expected to have his day before the committee on Monday told journalist in Abuja on Sunday that he will not honour the committee’s invitation. Details later… The post I […]

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My life, family in danger, says Ex-Rivers Assembly Leader






Dr Chidi Lloyd, a former Rivers House of Assembly member, has called on security agencies to protect his life and that of his family members that were allegedly in danger. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Rivers Police Command have confirmed arsonists attack on the village home of the former House of Assembly Leader in Akpabu, Emohua […]

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Bekele wins Berlin marathon, but misses record






Kenenisa Bekele admitted he was disappointed to have missed the world record by six seconds on Sunday as the Ethiopian won the Berlin marathon ahead of former winner Wilson Kipsang. The ex-Olympic 5,000m and 10,000m champion crossed the finish line in an official time of two hours 03min 03sec — just short of Dennis Kimetto’s world record of 2:02:57 set […]

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Festival Sunday to celebrate Yogi Berra's life, legacy






The baseball legend, who died a year ago, will be remembered by the museum bearing his name. MONTCLAIR — A year after the death of one of baseball’s greatest legends, the museum dedicated to remembering his legacy is going to celebrate his life, and contributions to America’s pastime. A Yogi Berra “Celebration of Life” festival Sunday at the Yogi Berra Museum […]

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Balogun Injured In Mainz Defeat, Set To Miss Zambia Clash






By James Agberebi: Leon Balogun could miss the Super Eagles 2018 World Cup qualifier on October 9 after going off injured in Mainz’s 3-2 home loss to Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday. Balogun’s injury was confirmed on Mainz’s official Twitter handle. The German-born Nigerian defender was replaced by Alexander Hack nine minutes into the Bundesliga match. “An early substitution for Mainz […]

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