Fernandez nets brace as 10-man Chelsea down Brighton

December 3, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

First Chelsea Premier League goals from Enzo Fernandez and Levi Colwill earned the 10-man home side a 3-2 win over Brighton and Hove Albion at a rain-sodden Stamford Bridge on Sunday. World Cup-winning Argentina international Fernandez headed home a neat overhead kick from defender Benoit Badiashile in the 17th minute before Colwill, on loan at Brighton last season, doubled the Read More

Liverpool survive late Fulham scare, pull another Premier League home victory

December 3, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Liverpool scored two late goals a minute apart, including Trent Alexander-Arnold’s winner in the 88th minute, in their breathless 4-3 victory over Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday. Wataru Endo scored in the 87th minute, while a debut strike from Alexis Mac Allister and an own goal by Fulham goalkeeper Bernd Leno from Alexander-Arnold’s spectacular free kick lifted Jurgen Read More

Newcastle hit Chelsea in Premier League clash

November 25, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Second-half goals from Jamaal Lascelles, Joelinton and Anthony Gordon proved the difference as Newcastle emphatically returned to winning ways in the Premier League against Chelsea at St James’ Park. Lascelles’ free header from Gordon’s cross gave the Magpies a 2-1 lead on the hour mark, before Joelinton capitalised on a Thiago Silva error to double the hosts’ advantage just 90 Read More

Breaking: Premier League deducts 10 points from struggling Everton

November 17, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

The Premier League has deducted 10 points from Everton, following an investigation into a breach of profit and sustainability rules. The Goodison Park club insist they are “shocked and disappointed” by the punishment and will appeal. An official club statement read: “Both the harshness and severity of the sanction imposed by the Commission are neither a fair nor a reasonable Read More

Chelsea cage Manchester City in 8-goal EPL thriller

November 12, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Manchester City moved a point clear at the top of the English Premier League on Sunday after a pulsating 4-4 draw at Chelsea with Erling Haaland scoring twice only for former City man, Cole Palmer, to level the match from the penalty spot in added time. City scored first when Spanish defender Marc Cucurella pulled Haaland’s shirt to concede a Read More

Tottenham surrender to Chelsea in Premier League clash

November 7, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Nicolas Jackson completed a hat-trick in injury time as Chelsea belatedly ran out 4-1 winners over nine-man Tottenham in a magnificently chaotic London derby. Dejan Kulusevski’s deflected strike off Levi Colwill gave the hosts an early lead and Son Heung-min had a goal disallowed for offside amid a rampant start. By the time Cole Palmer levelled from the penalty spot Read More

Doku in sparkling form as Manchester City tear Bournemouth apart, lead Premier League table

November 4, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Manchester City swept to the top of the Premier League as Jeremy Doku’s dazzling display inspired a 6-1 win against Bournemouth, but the champions’ rout was marred by Erling Haaland’s injury scare. Pep Guardiola’s side ripped Bournemouth apart with three goals in seven minutes late in the first half at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday. Belgian winger Doku led the Read More

Welch becomes first female ref to officiate EPL match

November 4, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

When matchday 11 gets underway on Saturday November 4, 2023, a female referee, Rebecca Welch, will make history as first to officiate in the English Premier League (EPL). According to organisers, Welch will be part of those that will be incharge of clash between Fulham and Manchester United. The Premier League game between Fulham and Manchester United will see Welch Read More

Arsenal rally back to peg Chelsea in London Premier League derby

October 21, 2023 Adejayan Gbenga Gsong 0

Arsenal staged a stunning late fightback to earn a point at Stamford Bridge just as Chelsea looked about to enjoy their finest victory under manager Mauricio Pochettino. Chelsea were in complete control after Cole Palmer put them ahead from the penalty spot in the 15th minutes, with William Saliba penalised for handball following the intervention of the video assistant referee. Read More

Breaking: Another EPL star dumps Nigeria for England

May 24, 2023 Admin III 0

Nigerian born, Eberechi Eze has been called up to the England squad for next month’s Euro 2024 qualifiers against Malta and North Macedonia. Uncapped Eze will be hoping for a first outing in international colours in June. Eze gets his first call-up since an unfortunate knee injury wrecked his chances of making the England squad ahead of the last European Read More

Breaking: Roy Hodgson returns as Palace manager

March 21, 2023 Dailymail 0

Roy Hodgson has been re-appointed as Crystal Palace boss until the end of the season. The 75-year-old replaces Patrick Vieira – who was sacked on Friday – and returns to Selhurst Park just under two years after he initially left the club.  Hodgson spent nearly four years with Palace – who are his boyhood club – between September 2017 and May 2021. During his Read More

Breaking: English Premier League matches, others postponed in honour of late Queen Elizabeth II

September 9, 2022 BBC 0

All English and Northern Irish football and all professional Scottish football has been postponed this weekend as a mark of respect following the death of Queen Elizabeth II. Ten Premier League and six Scottish Premiership fixtures were scheduled. EFL games were due to take place on Friday and Saturday, with six Women’s Super League fixtures – the first of the season – on Saturday Read More

[Breaking] Taiwo Awoniyi: New Premier League entrant, Nottingham Forest, strike deal with Super Eagles striker in club’s record signing

June 25, 2022 BBC 0

Nottingham Forest have signed Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi from Union Berlin for a club record fee. The 24-year-old joins newly promoted Forest on a five-year deal for a reported £17m. Awoniyi scored 20 goals in 43 games across all competitions last season and becomes Forest’s first signing since gaining promotion back to the Premier League. “It’s always been my dream Read More

NPower batch C employment: How to check non-graduate Npower batch C training posting

October 26, 2021 Admin III 0

Npower has begun training posting of the non-graduate Tech-Software beneficiaries of the Programme following the deployment of the graduate component beneficiaries. Successfully selected applicants for the non-graduate, tech category can now check the self-service portal to see their posting. Follow the steps below to check your training posting status: Go to https://www.nasims.gov.ng Click on the deployment page to see your Read More

2023 presidency: APC national secretariat approves Osinbajo mobilisation group

October 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ongoing mobilization towards ensuring that Vice President Yemi succeeds President Muhammadu Buhari has received further boost with the APC National Headquarters formal recognition of the Progressive Consolidation Group (PCG). An October 4, 2021 letter issued by the APC and titled ‘Letter of Recognition as Support Group’ formally makes the pro-Osinbajo PCG the first 2023 presidential mobilization group to be granted Read More

Breaking: Oleksandr Usyk dethrones Anthony Joshua, becomes world heavyweight champion

September 26, 2021 BBC 0

Oleksandr Usyk is the new unified heavyweight world champion after dethroning Anthony Joshua with an incredible performance in London. The Ukrainian put on a masterclass in front of 65,000 fans inside Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, outclassing Joshua over 12 rounds, and hurting the defending champion on numerous occasions. The scorecards – 117-112, 116-112, 115-113 – were all for Usyk and there Read More

(Breaking) Carabao Cup: West ham dump Manchester United out, Iheanacho, Lookman salvage Leicester City *Chelsea, Arsenal match on

September 22, 2021 BBC 0

Premier League surprise package West ham on Wednesday sent out giants Manchester United from this team’s Carabao Cup after the 5th round match ended 0-1 in favour of the former. It was like a revenge for West Ham after Sunday’s Premier League defeat at Manchester United by knocking their hosts out of the Carabao Cup at Old Trafford. Manuel Lanzini’s Read More

PGF boss attacks Wike, says Buhari responsible for increased VAT collection

September 17, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Director General of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Salihu Moh Lukman, has condemned the Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike, for “shamelessly talk about Value Added Tax (VAT) which President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration responsible for its increasing collection. The APC chieftain reminded governor Wike that the current increased record of VAT Read More

Sanwo-Olu’s new standards in Lagos too high to match – Jumbo-Nze

September 10, 2021 Admin III 0

Otunba Bestman Jumbo-Nze, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC). In this interview with EMEKA NZE in Abuja, he says though not an appointee of Lagos state government, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu heeds and adopts his alternative security measures to reduce unemployment rid the state of crime. As an Igbo,what do you do for Lagos state and how did you Read More

N-Power batch C employment: Here are things to know on physical verification, PPA enrollment

September 7, 2021 Admin III 0

As Npower batch C Beneficiaries begin physical verification and deployment processes on Friday, here are things to note so as to avoid disqualification and late payment of stipends. Late PPA enrollment simply means a situation whereby a deployed Npower beneficiaries refused to complete his or her deployment process on time. The deployment process of an Npower beneficiary starts from physical Read More