Eguma sad despite Confederations Cup win

Rivers United manager, Stanley Eguma was pretty upset despite his side’s 2-1 victory over Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) in Tuesday’s Group A CAF Confederation Cup clash in Port Harcourt. Eguma’s charges got off to a flyer in the contest decided at the Yakubu Gowon Stadium in Port Harcourt co... [More]

Delta Principals’ Cup : Ex-Eagles hail Zenith Bank over revival of tourney

by Chidera Akalonu The Principals’ Cup Football Competition for all secondary schools in Delta State recently took place between March 16 and May 20. Courtesy of Zenith Bank plc, the competition which had been abandoned was revived and it witnessed high level of quality displayed by the players of v... [More]

Angel Di Maria handed jail term for tax fraud

Paris Saint-Germain forward Angel Di Maria has been given a suspended one-year jail sentence and fined £1.76m for tax fraud in Spain. Di Maria admitted two counts of tax fraud totalling £1.16m during his four-year spell with Real Madrid between 2010 and 2014, related to his image rights. The 29-year... [More]

Seka is VAT Wonder Goal No. 4 Winner

FC IfeanyiUbah’s Ivorian import, Pasca Seka got the highest votes of 338 to emerge the Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match Day 23 VAT Wonder Goal award winner. Seka ran neck and neck with Lobi Stars’ Anthony Okpotu in the votes on the twitter handle picking 73 votes to Okpotu’s 71 of t... [More]

FIFA Confederations Cup : Ronaldo’s header sinks Russia

Portugal claimed their first victory at the FIFA Confederations Cup 2017 after defeating Russia 1-0 in front of a crowd of 42,759 in Moscow yesterday. Cristiano Ronaldo’s early header was enough to give the European champions all three points at the Spartak Stadium. Despite their best efforts, parti... [More]

NFF, Dalung mourns Kelechi ‘Caterpillar’ Emeteole

by Joe Apu The Nigeria Football Federation yesterday expressed shock at news of the death of former Nigeria international player and one-time Head Coach of the Supersand Eagles, Kelechi Emeteole. He was 66. Emeteole, who won 17 caps for the Senior National Team (then known as Green Eagles) and score... [More]

Power Oil Takes CSR Initiative To Ondo

Building on the gains achieved through the spread of its health camp initiative, the management of Power Oil has taken the train to  Ondo where  medical outreach/ awareness program were provided to the indigenes. The initiative which was embarked upon alongside Ministry of Health was flagged of at... [More]

Stocks Shed N310bn As Profit Taking Hits Transactions On The Exchange

Lagos – Trading on the floor of The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) yesterday closed bearish as value of listed equities depreciated significantly by 2.6 per cent The All-Share Index shed 897.71 basis points or 2.6 per cent to close at 33,477.89 points from 34,375.60 points it opened for trading... [More]

Africa Requires $4.3bn Annual Investment In Power Sector’

Lagos – A new World Bank report has called for increased private sector investment in Africa’s underdeveloped electricity transmission infrastructure, as a vital ingredient for reaching Africa’s energy goals. The report observed that the continent requires some $3.2billion to $4.3billion to be... [More]

Cloud-Based Security Market To Hit $9bn

Lagos – Global cloud-based security services growth will remain strong, with a projection of  $5.9 billion in 2017, up by 21 per cent from 2016. This, according to market analyst firm Gartner, points to the fact that overall growth in the cloud-based security services market is above that of t... [More]