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Monday, May 22, 2017

Mastercare Int Wins As Stars light up Zenith Bank Delta Principals’ Cup final

It was the gathering of who is who in the country football at the final  of this year’s edition of the Delta State Principal’s Cup sponsored by Zenith Bank came to an end in Ozoro, Delta State at the weekend.

In the final match, Mastercare International School, Asaba, defeated Idjerhe Grammar School 2-1 iat the Ozoro Polytechnic Stadium, Ozoro, Delta State. 
However, the ex-internationals were led to the final by Henry Nwosu, who is the youngest Nigerian player to win the African Nations Cup when he was picked straight out of St. Finbarr’s College to play for the national team while still under 17 years old.

Others who graced the occasion were Victor Ikpeba, Victor Agali, Ifeanyi Udeze, Samson Ozogula, Prince Afejuku and Edema Fuludu, who are all products of the competition.

Apart from the ex-internationals, the governor of the state, Ifeanyi Okowa and the president of the Nigeria Football Federation, Amaju Pinnick, were at the stadium to cheer the youngsters.

Speaking to our correspondent, Nwosu was full of praises for Zenith Bank for bringing back the competition after 28 years as he advised the children to be good ambassador of the state.

“Zenith Bank has done well for our children by bringing back the Principals’ Cup,” he said.

“It is important to combine academics with sports because it will definitely help the children. The level of commitment of the team has shown that the future is bright.”

It was an emotional moment for former African Footballer of the Year, Ikpeba, who described the final as best of soccer artistry.

Ikpeba who hailed from Delta State also applauds Zenith Bank as he advised the financial institution to extend the sponsorship to other sports.

The governor in his remarks announced that no school should be registered again without sporting facilities while also announcing the sum of N200,000 each for the winner of the Most Valuable player, Golden Gloves and the Highest Goal Scorer of the competition.

The CEO of Hideaplux Limited, Warri, the organisers of the event, Tony Pemu, said it was a glorious show that ended well.

“We cannot ask for more. We had a good take off, a remarkable competition altogether and fantastic ending too,” Pemu said.

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Friday, May 12, 2017

‘’We Are Not Interested In Igbo Presidency’’ Massob Declares

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has disagreed with the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, over his

''Workers Are Hungry And Legitimately Angry'' Labour Declares As Preparation For Nationwide Strike Over Minimum Wage Begin

The organised labour has threatened a nationwide strike, if the government fails to begin process of reviewing the workers’ minimum wage.
It said workers are hungry and legitimately angry.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Ex V.P Atiku Abubakar’s Company Dominance Of Ports Business Comes To An End

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a policy review, which guarantees the right of importers to choose terminals or ports of their choice for the discharge of their cargo.
The review puts an end to Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited’s (Intels) dominance of the nation’s oil and gas logistics business at the

Actress Mercy Aigbe’s Husband Lanre Gentry Goes To Prison

Lanre Gentry, the husband of Nollywood actress Mercy Aigbe, has been remanded in Ikoyi Prison for alleged wife battering.
Yewande Aje-Afunwa, presiding on Tuesday at Ogba chief magistrate’s court in Lagos, ordered Gentry to remain in prison custody until

How Senate President Bukola Saraki Declared V.P Yemi Osinbajo Acting President, Saving The Nation From Huge Mess

SENATORS were yesterday locked in a big argument over the President’s medical leave letter.
At issue was President Muhammadu Buhari’s description of Acting President Yemi Osinbajo as the person to “coordinate activities of the government”.
But to Senate Leader Ahmed Lawan, it was all a storm in a teacup. He criticised the point of order raised by Senator Mao Ohuabunwa.
Senate President Bukola Saraki then upheld Lawan’s argument and declared Osinbajo Acting President.
It was all

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Once More, DSS Goes After Billionaire Ifeanyi Ubah Over Allegations Of Stealing Over N11billion Petroleum Products

The Department of State Service said in Abuja on Saturday, that oil magnate, Chief Ifeanyi Ubah is in its custody.

It said that Ubah, who has questioned some weeks ago, was again arrested on Friday over his alleged engagements in acts which the security outfit described as inimical to national

The DSS stated

UBA Revolutionises Mobile Payments with *919# Magic Banking

In line with its determination to dominate Africa’s mobile banking space with the introduction of cutting edge technology-driven products and services, United Bank for Africa (UBA) Group, leading African financial institution, has introduced a full-fledged banking platform, tagged UBA Magic Banking and enabled by dialling *919# within Nigeria.

The USSD code *919#  enables

Thursday, May 4, 2017

About 10 Television Cameramen, Photographers Shut Out As Senate Sits

About 10 television cameramen and photographers were shut out of the Senate chamber on Thursday.
The affected television cameramen were barred from entering the Senate chamber to cover the legislative proceedings by

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

After 18yrs, Pastor Daniel Unongo Get Twins

The wife of Pastor Daniel Unongo, the chaplain Benue State Government House and senior special assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom on religion has given birth to a set of twins.
It was a

‘’The Truth About My Husband’s Health’’ – Aisha Buhari Finally Breaks Silence

Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s health was not as bad as being perceived in some quarters.
Mrs. Buhari said

Ex Gov Sule Lamido Remanded In Dutse Prison

Magistrate Court in Jigawa State has remanded a former governor of the state, Sule Lamido, in prison custody.

Monday, May 1, 2017

Political Manipulators Cashing In On President Muhammadu Buhari’s Poor Health

In an emotional statement issued today, the founding National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC) Chief Bisi Akande, urged Nigerians to pray fervently for President Muhammadu Buhari's health, warning of the “ugly consequences” of letting the president’s poor health throw Nigeria into confusion.
He also warned

Ayo Fayose Named Gov Of Biafra Republic

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has bestowed Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, with the title of honorary governor of Biafra Republic.

IPOB announced this