Monthly Archives: April 2013

GARETH BALE WINS PFA AND YOUNG PLAYER OF THE YEAR AWARD + FULL LIST OF PFA TEAM OF THE YEAR

Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Gareth Bale became only the third man to be named the English Professional Footballers’ Association (PFA) player of the year and young player of the year in the same season on Sunday. The 23-year-old Wales international, who also won the main award in 2011, has scored 19 Premier League goals this season – a tally bettered only

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STEVEROCK: FAST RISING NIGERIAN R&B/POP SENSATION

Steverock real names Stephen Edoka is the fastest rising RnB/ pop artiste in Nigeria now. A native of Benue state and a graduate of English Literature from the University of Maiduguri, the Idoma-born handsome artiste is set to take the pop music scene by storm with his latest club banger “MAMA UJU”. Steverock who is from the same tribe with

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FA HANDS 10 MATCH BAN TO LUIZ SUAREZ FOR BITE ATTACK ON IVANOVIC

As the saying goes…”No sin goes unpunished”, and that is exactly what the English FA have done by handing controversial Liverpool striker Luiz Suarez a 10 game ban for his astonishing bite attack on Branislav Ivanovic in the premiership game against Chelsea on sunday. This means that Luis Suarez will not play football again until September. The striker accepted a

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MADONNA UNIVERSITY GRADUATE STABS SELF TO DEATH IN SURULERE LAGOS

Residents of Wole Madariola Street, Aguda, Surulere, Lagos have been asking questions about what pushed Chidike Oyeka, a graduate of Madonna University, Okija, to stab himself repeatedly thereby taking his own life. Chidike on April 19, 2013, took a kitchen knife and stabbed himself repeatedly until his intestines were disemboweled. He had just concluded his National Youth Service Corps program

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OVER 185 PEOPLE KILLED IN NIGERIA ATTACK

Fighting between Nigeria’s military and Islamic extremists killed at least 185 people in a fishing community in the nation’s far northeast, officials said Sunday, an attack that saw insurgents fire rocket-propelled grenades and soldiers spray machine-gun fire into neighborhoods filled with civilians. The fighting in Baga began Friday and lasted for hours, sending people fleeing into the arid scrublands surrounding

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