Costa strikes late to grab point for Chelsea against Man U

[caption id="attachment_9624" align="alignleft" width="300"] Chelsea's Diego Costa celebrates scoring their first goal.[/caption] TVC E, SPORTS - Chelsea striker Diego Costa ensured the Blues shared the spoils with Manchester United after his late goal in added time on Saturday. Costa's strike also preserved Guus Hiddink's unbeaten record since returning to the London club as interim manager in December while denying Dutch compatriot Louis van Gaal victory. It also meant United had failed to win any of their last 10 league and cup meetings with Chelsea over the past three years. Jesse Lingaard scored a fine goal for the visitors after an hour's play but in the first minute of added time Costa coolly beat Spain team mate David De Gea to snatch a draw. Chelsea, who lost defender Kurt Zouma with a serious looking knee injury, were left in 13th place in their unexpectedly feeble title defence. United stayed fifth, six points behind neighbours Manchester City...

Omotola Jalade Ekeinde clocks 38 years Today

 Happy Birthday Omo Sexy !!!! Omotola is marking her 38th birthday,the beautiful mother of 4 was born in Lagos on February 7, 1978 to a family of five who hails from Ondo state. She was the first child of the house with two younger brothers. Her Nollywood debut was in the movie, ‘Venom of Justice’ in 1995 but her claim to fame was the award winning film, ‘Mortal Inheritance’ which earned her two wins (Best Actress in an English speaking movie and Best Actress overall) at the 1997 edition of THEMA Awards. Omotola has over the years become one of the biggest stars to have come out of Nollywood with her fame taking her across the globe. In 2013, she was listed on the list of 100 most influential people in the world by TIME Magazine. Omotola, who studied Estate Management from the Yaba College of Education, is married to an airline pilot, Matthew Ekeinde and...

Lassa fever: Death toll hits 101

[caption id="attachment_9613" align="alignnone" width="300"] Lassa Fever[/caption] The Lassa fever outbreak in the country has killed 101 people, as West Africa battles to contain a flare-up of the virus, according to data from the nation’s health authorities yesterday. Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) statistics showed that reported cases of the hemorrhagic disease — confirmed and suspected — stood at 175 with a total of 101 deaths since August. “As at today, 19 (including Abuja) states are currently following up contacts or have suspected cases with laboratory results pending or laboratory confirmed cases,” the NCDC said in a statement. Deaths from the virus were recorded in the nation’s political capital, Abuja, Lagos and 14 other states, the NCDC said. Although the federal ministry of health had said the virus had been brought under control, there are fears the actual scale of the outbreak is under-reported....

Portuguese club signs Usman Mohammed

[caption id="attachment_9608" align="alignleft" width="300"] Usman Mohammed[/caption] Super Eagles attacking midfielder, Usman Mohammed, has joined Portugal’s top tier division side, Clube Desportivo Nacional known as Nacional da Madeira on a two-year contract. Mohammed played for the demoted FC Taraba in the 2014/15 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) season, supersport.com reports. The midfielder said he will work hard to bring added value to the side and justify the confidence reposed in him by club officials. “I have signed a two-year contract with Portugal’s Primeira Liga, Nacional da Madeira. So I will be appearing in the club white and black stripes colours. “It’s a dream come true for me to further my football career in Europe. I’m really happy with the development. ...

China to invest $60bn in Nigeria

TVC E, BUSINESS - The sum of $60bn will be invested in Nigeria in 2016, courtesy of the Peoples' Republic of China. Speaking during the 45th anniversary of China's diplomatic activities in Nigeria, Chargé d’Affaires of the Chinese Embassy in Nigeria, Qin Jian, described economic cooperation between both countries as fruitful. Qin said China was willing to integrate its development with independent and sustainable development of Nigeria and other African countries, so as achieve common development. He noted that at the “successful and historic” second edition of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation Summit held in Johannesburg, South Africa, Chinese President Xi Jinping proposed five major pillars for China-Africa relations.  According to the Chinese envoy, China and Africa should seek equality and mutual trust in politics, cooperation in economy, mutual learning in civilisation, mutual assistance in security and unity and coordination in international affairs. Qin said, “(China’s) 10 key cooperation plans with Africa in the fields...

Protest turn bloody as police tear gas workers

[caption id="attachment_9597" align="alignnone" width="300"] Protest[/caption] An otherwise peaceful protest by staff of a Korean firm named, Linda Manufacturing Company, makers of popular accessory, X-pression turned violent at the weekend as policemen used tear gas to disperse the protesting workers. A Source was reliably informed that a lady, identified simply as Aina, was hit by a tear-gas canister in the face. The protest, which started at about 8am, was staged by the workers of the company to register their disapproval of the alleged sack of 10 workers through courier. While the police used tear gas to disperse protesting workers from the company, a tear-gas canister hit Aina in the face, damaging the bridge of her nose. In reaction, the workers destroyed some equipment and computer systems in the company....

Lawyer asks court to charge NERC, DISCOs for contempt

TVC E, BUSINESS - A human rights lawyer, Bar. Toluwani Yemi-Adebiyi has approached the Federal High Court to charge the management of the electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) and the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for contempt of court. Justifying the need for the court action against the plaintiffs, Yemi-Adebiyi said the legal implication of NERC and DISCO defiance is contemptuous of the court. Expatiating, he said: “The power sector has illogically taken the bull by the horn by contemptuously increasing the electricity tariff, in spite of the subsisting Order of Court not to bring any Increment until the Substantive Suit is determined.” He also recalled that in spite of the legislative chambers insistence, that such decision should be suspended until the probe of their unfair Trade practices is concluded. In spite of failure to provide meters to consumers, thus giving them the room to bring outrageous estimated bill to their own gain, but to...

Simi Essay releases latest video “Roin Roin”

 MEA RECORDS present a brand new video edifice for a phenomenal dance track "Roin Roin" by Simi Essay. This single has been on many lips generating more listeners on a large scale. "ROIN-ROIN" that could also be termed as dance without caution have pulled a stunt out of this video carving every living cell that hears it to dance along. Undoubtedly one of the best releases of 2015, this single is not just a dance track but it also conveys a message of rejoicing in the Lord always with praise and Thanksgiving. check it out: https://youtu.be/Agt4RMb2t9g Simileoluwa Adegbesan also known as "Essay" is a Nigerian artiste, song-writer, music coach and director, a worshiper and a well-seasoned praise leader with a blend of Gospel fuji that establishes the presence of God. Born in Lagos, Nigeria. He started singing and writing songs at a young age and now sings with the fresh-oil choir of Global Harvest Church Rock-city...

ONTEMPT New electricity tariff: Lawyer asks court to charge NERC

[caption id="attachment_9588" align="alignnone" width="300"] NERC[/caption] A human rights lawyer, Bar. Toluwani Yemi-Adebiyi has approached the Federal High Court to charge the management of the electricity distribution companies (DISCOs) and the Nigeria Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) for contempt of court. Justifying the need for the court action against the plaintiffs, Yemi-Adebiyi said the legal implication of NERC and DISCO defiance is contemptuous of the court. Expatiating, he said: “The power sector has illogically taken the bull by the horn by contemptuously increasing the electricity tariff, in spite of the subsisting Order of Court not to bring any Increment until the Substantive Suit is determined.” He also recalled that in spite of the legislative chambers insistence, that such decision should be suspended until the probe of their unfair Trade practices is concluded. In spite of failure to provide meters to consumers, thus giving them the room to bring outrageous estimated bill to their own gain, but to...

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