AFRIMA 2021: Blaq Diamond, Focalistic, Wizkid lead nominations

The African Union Commission (AUC) and the International Committee of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have released the 2021 nominations. The shortlist was from over 8,880 songs submitted for adjudication and features over 400 songs from artistes in the 30 continental and 10 regional categories. South Africa’s duo, Blaq Diamond leads with eight nominations for […]

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Biafra: Ex-Nigerian athlete, Ekpa vows to return medals won for country

A former Nigerian athlete, Simon Ekpa, who represented the country at the 2003 African Junior Athletics Championships, has vowed to return the medals and awards he had won to Nigeria. Ekpa, a strong opinion leader in the Biafra struggle, said he is no longer interested in anything regarding Nigeria, claiming that he had won all […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo has become the all-time leading men’s international goalscorer after scoring a brace for Portugal against Republic of Ireland

The Manchester United forward scored his 110th and 111th goals for Portugal in their dramatic 2- 1 World Cup qualifying win. The 36-year-old had a penalty saved by goalkeeper Gavin Bazunu earlier in the game, before scoring two late headers within the final seven minutes to break and extend the goal record. Ali Daei, who […]

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EPL: Man Utd break Arsenal’s record after 1-0 win at Wolves

Manchester United have set a new record in the Premier League, following a 1-0 victory over Wolverhampton Wanderers on Sunday. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men extended their unbeaten away run to 28 games following the win at Molineux. The previous record was held by Arsenal’s Invincible team. United initially struggled to cope with their hosts, who […]

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Biafra an Imagined Republic,Niger-Delta can Never be part of it~PANDEF

The criticism of the national leader of PANDEF and South-South leader, Edwin Clark, by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has elicited a response from the former. Ripples Nigeria had reported that Clark stated that the Niger Delta region cannot be part of the Biafra Republic. In response, the IPOB via a statement issued by its […]

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Buhari’s supporters have lost their humanity – Mr Macaroni

Nigerian Comedian, Debo Adebayo, popularly known as Mr Macaroni says those supporting President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration have lost their humanity. Macaroni said this on his social media page while lamenting killings and oppression of Nigerians in the nation. According to him, peaceful protest is a fundamental human right and would not change because of ‘General […]

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Benue: Killers of Catholic Priest will be apprehended – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has condemned the killing of Reverend Father Ferdinand Ngugban of St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Aye-Twar village in Katsina-Ala Local Government Area of Benue State by gunmen. DAILY POST reported that Rev. Father Ngugban was shot dead in the early hours of Tuesday after gunmen invaded his community. The Governor in a […]

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No soldier is owed allowance in theatre – Army

The Nigerian Army has dismissed reports that its troops of an unidentified battalion under Operation Lafiya Dole protested over alleged unpaid operational allowances as well as obsolete equipment in Maiduguri. The Director, Army Public Relations, Brig.-Gen. Mohammed Yerima, in a statement on Friday, said the media reports were unsubstantiated and did not represent the true […]

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Spurs progress to Europa League last-16 after 8-1 hammering of Wolfsberger

Tottenham Hotspur have advanced to the round-of-16 of the Europa League after securing an 8-1 aggregate victory over Wolfsberger in the last-32. Spurs, who thrashed the Austrian Bundesliga side 4-1 in the first leg of the tie last week, put another four goals past them in London on Wednesday. Dele Alli scored a fantastic opener […]

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