Category: News

Mimiko speaks at Chatam House, tasks Federal Government on quality healthcare

– The high rate of maternal mortality in Nigeria is still a challenge for government at all levels – The immediate past governor of Ondo state, Olusegun Mimiko, who is an experienced medical practitioner has joined the conversation – Mimiko advised the federal government to act fast on the issue, and adopt the model his…



Governor Amosun's aide dies in a ghastly road accident (photos)

There was grief recently in Ogun state one of the security aides to Governor Ibikunle Amosun, Busoye Olayinka, died in a ghastly motor accident on Thursday night. NAIJ.com gathered that ASP Olayinka was the second-in-command in the governor’s convoy. “Robot” as he was popularly called, was involved in a road accident along Papalanto stretch of…



Top 10 Nigerian fashion designers you should follow

In the field of fashion, it’s not enough to be a talented designer. You will also need some start-up capital if you want to make it to the top. Let’s take a look at those Nigerian designers who managed to find their place under the sun in the industry of creating unique designer clothing. Choose…



Diego Costa: I have special affection for Chelsea but Atletico is my home

The striker made it clear that he was in no mood to take parting shots at the Blues after finally completing his move away from the club Diego Costa claimed he has a “special affection” for Chelsea after the striker completed a move to Atletico Madrid after a summer of uncertainty.  After being told by…



Aubameyang happy at Dortmund says manager Bosz

The Gabon international reportedly seen several moves break down, but his manager at Dortmund does not think he is unhappy at the club Peter Bosz is certain that Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is “very happy” and Borussia Dortmund despite recent comments suggesting a degree of disappointment over not getting a move to Real Madrid. The Gabon star…



Man Utd squad meet heavyweight boxing contender Fury

Hughie Fury, the cousin of Tyson, met with Jose Mourinho’s men on Friday, shaking hands with the majority of the side, including the Portuguese Manchester United players met world heavyweight boxing contender Hughie Fury on Friday, and will hope to land a knockout blow on Southampton on Saturday! The cousin of Tyson Fury, Hughie is…



Barcelona finally have a Dani Alves replacement in Nelson Semedo

After a season with midfielder Sergi Roberto in the right-back role, the Blaugrana signed a specialist in the summer – and he has made a superb start Barcelona finally have a replacement for Dani Alves. After playing Sergi Roberto out of position for much of last season and then switching to a three-man defence to…



Barcelona Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs Girona

Everything you need to know ahead of the league leaders’ trip to their Catalan rivals on Saturday… Barcelona have won all five of their matches so far in La Liga this season and are top of the table ahead of their trip to Girona on Saturday. Ernesto Valverde’s side, who are in action at Sporting CP…



'He is a happy guy' – Mourinho delighted with Martial's improved attitude

The French attacker had a frustrating campaign last season, but the Red Devils manager says his attitude is much better this term Jose Mourinho has seen a “great improvement” in Anthony Martial’s “moods” and “body language” and is delighted with how Manchester United’s French forward has started the new season. When Martial arrived at United…



‘He has a very great future’ – Dortmund coach Bosz praises Pulisic

The American international is up for the award for the best young player in Europe and his Dortmund manager thinks he should be the winner A few weeks ago Alexi Lalas mockingly dubbed Christian Pulisic “Wonder Boy.” But if Borussia Dortmund manager Peter Bosz had his way, the teenager would instead be the next “Golden…



'I'm not going to cry about Pogba' – Mourinho backs Manchester United to survive without injured star

The 24-year-old remains an injury absentee for the Red Devils ahead of their trip to Southampton, but the Red Devils boss is not overly concerned Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has admitted that he does not know when Paul Pogba will return, but will not “cry” about the midfielder’s absence. Pogba was forced off injured…



Arsenal Team News: Injuries, suspensions and line-up vs West Brom

Everything you need to know ahead of the Premier League clash at Emirates Stadium on Monday Arsene Wenger faces his old foe Tony Pulis as Arsenal play West Brom on Monday night. The two managers have clashed in the past due to the different styles of football played by both teams and the Gunners could…



Conte encouraged by Musonda and Kenedy progress

Both players scored in the 5-1 win over Nottingham Forest, and the Italian insists that each will be given further opportunities this season Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has hailed the recent contributions of Charly Musonda and Kenedy, insisting the young pair will be given further opportunities to shine this season.  Both players scored in their first…



‘Small fracture’ sidelines U.S. international Williams for Huddersfield

The midfielder will miss out on the weekend clash with Burnley though how long he’ll be out beyond that is still unknown Huddersfield Town midfielder Danny Williams will miss the club’s trip to Burnley this weekend with a small fracture in his foot, manager David Wagner has confirmed. The United States international, who signed on…



UEFA inspector to examine disrupted clash between Arsenal and Cologne

Charges for the two sides have already been announced, but UEFA is set to further examine the chaotic Europa League game UEFA has announced the appointment of an ethics and disciplinary inspector to investigate the delayed Europa League match between Arsenal and Cologne. There were chaotic scenes at the Emirates Stadium this month as Cologne fans…



FIFA 18 ratings: Kane, Alli & the top 10 English players in the new game

Goal takes a look at some of the best players hailing from England in the brand new video game, which is released in a week FIFA 18 is set to be released at the end of September and EA Sports have teased fans with the release of the player ratings. The game’s developer unveiled the…



Alaves vs Real Madrid: TV channel, stream, kick-off time, odds & match preview

Real Madrid will be hoping to turn their faltering La Liga season around in Saturday’s match against second-from-bottom Alaves. Following the disappointing 1-0 defeat to Real Betis on Wednesday night, Los Blancos will be hoping to secure three-points to close the gap between them and rivals Barcelona.   Alaves 14/1 to beat Real Madrid Madrid are…



'I would even play left back!' – Chicharito willing to play anywhere for West Ham

The Mexico international has emphasised his desire to play by indicating that he doesn’t mind where the manager puts him as long as he is involved Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez loves to score goals but doesn’t need them to enjoy playing football, admitting he’d line up wherever he’s needed just to get on the field. The…



Forget Pulisic! Barron Trump is now the biggest name in U.S. Soccer

President Donald Trump’s son is known to be a fan of the sport, but he took it a step further by joining up with D.C. United’s Under-12 team Can Donald Trump’s son make American soccer great again? Just when we thought Christian Pulisic was U.S. Soccer’s wonder boy, here comes the president’s youngest son Barron…



Mourinho misses out as Allegri, Conte and Zidane battle for Best FIFA Coach of the Year

The Manchester United boss is not included in the three-man shortlist although there is Premier League representation in the form of the Chelsea boss Massimiliano Allegri, Antonio Conte and Zinedine Zidane have been named as the finalists for the Best FIFA Coach of the Year award. The final three were cut down from an initial…



Fantasy Football: Alexis Sanchez and 10 other players who should be owned more

Our Fantasy writer looks at the ownership stats and highlights players from Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea that need to be more widely owned We now have five weeks of Premier League action behind us and, as such, have a much better feel for players and their value. Now, you probably don’t need too much encouragement…



From Wonder Boy to Golden Boy – Bosz tips Pulisic for award

The American international is up for the award for the best young player in Europe and his Dortmund manager thinks he should be the winner A few weeks ago Alexi Lalas mockingly dubbed Christian Pulisic “Wonder Boy.” But if Borussia Dortmund manager Peter Bosz had his way, the teenager would instead be the next “Golden…



LIVE: Bayern Munich vs Wolfsburg

.comment”,”wrapCounter”:4,”moreTrans”:”Read more”}” readability=”111.5″> Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben on target for Bayern, as the usual suspects have them on course for a straightforward three points tonight, in what would be their 20th successive home victory over Wolfsburg. 45′ HALF-TIME: BAYERN MUNICH 2-0 WOLFSBURG. 44′ Well curse of the commentator, it would seem. This is much…



Neymar to miss PSG's Montpellier match

The striker, who has five goals in six outings for the French side, will be able to return to action to face Bayern Munich in midweek Neymar will miss Paris Saint-Germain’s trip to face Montpellier on Saturday, PSG has confirmed. The 25-year-old Brazil international has sustained a slight foot problem, but while he will miss the…



Nairabet Preview: Alaves vs Real Madrid: Back Los Blancos for a comfortable victory

Los Blancos will be expected to bounce back to winning ways after suffering a narrow defeat in the mid-week Deportivo Alaves welcome Real Madrid to the Mendizorrotza Stadium on Saturday for their Primera Division encounter. The Babazorros have struggled since the season started having failed to secure a single win. Besides that, they have gone…