By EKAETTE BASSEY
Not every young man in teenage years or twenties, who owns a car has a palatable story to tell after a run-in with the police, who considers most young men of that age bracket Internet fraudsters or Yahoo Yahoo boys but for video skits comedian Onoruvie Godswill Enweroghene popularly known as Brother Solomon it was a different kettle of fish altogether.
What could have turned out to be an unpleasant experience became a memory he would not only forget but one that would spur him to strive for greater heights in his chosen career.
“ I never knew the Police … >>> Read Full Story
Barcelona captain, Lionel Messi, has described teammate, Frenkie de Jong as a ‘talented player’.
He also said that the 22-year-old midfielder will contribute a lot to Ernesto Valverde’s side this season.
Messi said this shortly after winning the 2018/19 UEFA Best Forward award at the UEFA Player of the Year award on Thursday.
Asked how he feels to have De Jong, who won the 2018/19 UEFA Best Midfielder award, as a teammate in Barcelona, Messi was quoted by UEFA as telling reporters: “It’s amazing having De Jong in our team.
“He played really well last season, in both his domestic league and especially in the … >>> Read Full Story
Oliver Kahn: To become Bayern CEO in 2022
German champions Bayern Munich announced a change of guard on Friday with former captain Oliver Kahn returning as a board member next year and as CEO in 2022.
Long-time president Uli Hoeness announced his retirement after almost half a century at the club as a player, general director and president on the same day the Bavarians appointed another successful former player to succeed current CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge.
Kahn, nicknamed ‘the Titan’ who won eight league titles between 1994 and 2008 with the Bavarians, signed a five-year contract after the board voted unanimously in favour of the move … >>> Read Full Story
The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) board has approved the upgrade of Command and Staff College, Gwagwalada to a Training and Doctrine School.
The Comptroller-General of Customs, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), made this known during the graduation of 40 officers of Junior Course four in Abuja on Friday.
Represented by the Deputy Comptroller-General in charge of Human Resources Department, Mr Umar Sanusi, Ali said the upgrade was part of ongoing reforms being carried out in the service.
He explained that it was also to widen the scope of the college to include more courses that were lacking in the college before.
According to him, the … >>> Read Full Story
No fewer than five people have been confirmed killed while several houses were burnt during an attack by unidentified gunmen at Zangan village in Attakar Chiefdom of Kaura local government of Kaduna State.
Mr Bege Katuka, the Interim Management Committee Chairman of the Council who confirmed this to DAILY POST on Friday said the attackers invaded the community around 4 pm Thursday evening and shot sporadically at the innocent residents.
“Five persons were killed while two others are still missing.
“A number of houses including, the newly Police Outpost were burnt and vandalised respectively.
“We have urged the people to remain calm and have confidence … >>> Read Full Story
The Federal Government has alleged that the awarded $9.6 billion judgment debt against Nigeria over a botched gas contract is a calculated attempt by international and local scammers to deplete the country’s rising foreign reserves.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the allegation on Friday when he featured on a TV Continental programme: “This Morning.”
“Anytime the foreign reserves of the country is rising, there is always this attempt by vultures that will come with one scam targeting the reserves.
“It is also important to state here that, these international scammers will not have succeeded without the collaboration of … >>> Read Full Story
Henry Ojelu & Jane Echewodo
A Lagos High Court sitting in Ikeja has fixed October 18, for ruling on the admissibility of confessional statement made by alleged kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike alias Evans.
Justice Hakeem Oshodi fixed the date yesterday after hearing submissions from prosecuting and defense team.
Evans and his co-defendants Uche Amadi, Okchukwu Nwachukwu, Chilaka Ifeanyi, Victor Chukwunonso Aduba and a woman, Ogechi Uchechukwu are facing a-two count charge of conspiracy and kidnapping.
During yesterday’s proceedings, defence counsel, Mr. Olarenwaju Ajanaku told the court a confessional statement was extracted from his client under duress.
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