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Buhari orders crackdown on copyright pirates

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered law enforcement agencies to step up their efforts to curb the menace of pirates scuttling the country’s entertainment industry. Buhari gave the directive after receiving a briefing from the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Information, Dr Folasade Yemi-Esan, and some Directors from the ministry. He charged the law enforcement agencies to identify the perpetrators ... Read More »

NFF board endorses, presents Oliseh as Super Eagles Coach

The Nigeria Football Federation will on Wednesday present Sunday Ogorchukwu Oliseh to the media and the general public as the new Head Coach of the Senior National Team – Super Eagles. NFF President Amaju Pinnick, as well as other members of the NFF Executive Committee and Management will preside over the presentation that will take place at the Media Centre ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Japanese Women Falls in love with Gorilla

Meet Shabani, a handsome male gorilla that has managed to steal the hearts of young women all over Japan. He is fondly known as ‘ikimen’, a Japanese term for ‘good-looking man’, and some have even hailed him as the animal-world equivalent of George Clooney or Hugh Jackman! Oddity Central has more: Shabani, who grew up in an Australian zoo, has ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Pastor Makes Church Members Eat Live Snake

The South African pastor famous for praying for his congregation until they took their clothes off is in the news again. This time his congregation ate a live snake during service after he told them it would become and taste like chocolate. Scoop reports that members of Prophet Penuel Mnguni’s End Times Disciples Ministries in Soshanguve, Pretoria ate parts of ... Read More »

GOTV Boxing Night Gets Bigger, Best Boxer To Win N1m

Pay-TV provider, GOtv, has announced that the best boxer at the 3rd edition of the GOtv Boxing Night will go home with a cash prize of N1million and a trophy in addition to his/her fighter’s purse. This was disclosed today at a press conference in Lagos by Mr. Jenkins Alumona, CEO of Flykite Productions, promoters of the six-bout professional boxing ... Read More »

Mikel too expensive for Fenerbahce

Turkish football giant Fenerbahce have ended their interest in Super Eagles and Chelsea midfielder John Obi Mikel, insisting the 28 year old is too expensive. The club’s president Aziz Yildirim has told the local media they cannot meet Chelsea’s valuation of the player, who still has two years to run on his current Chelsea contract. “Chelsea want €15 million and ... Read More »

Casillas ends Real career

Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas left Real Madrid on Saturday after 16 seasons as an iconic figure at the Bernabeu to take on a new challenge at former European champions Porto. Casillas, 34, became a hero for both Real and Spain during a glittering career, where he has won three Champions Leagues with Real and the World Cup and two European ... Read More »

ODD NEWS: Referee chases ducks away from soccer field in Austria

A referee at a soccer game between Russian and Bulgarian teams in Austria had to escort a family of ducks from the field after they repeatedly disrupted play. A video posted to the YouTube account for Russia’s Zenit St. Petersburg shows the family of seven ducks being chased from the field by a whistle-blowing referee after repeatedly interrupting the game ... Read More »

NFF to name Keshi’s replacement next week

The Nigeria Football Federation will appoint a new substantive coach of the Super Eagles to replace Stephen Keshi ‘within the next one week or two’, General Secretary, Sanusi Mohamed has revealed. The NFF announced on Saturday that it had terminated its contract with Stephen Keshi, with National Technical Director, Amodu Shuaibu taking over, albeit in an interim capacity until a ... Read More »

Keshi speaks, says focus should now be on Amodu

Following his sack as the Super Eagles coach, Stephen Keshi has advised that the focus should no longer be on him, but on the ‘new’ coaches and Nigeria’s next Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Tanzania. The ‘Big Boss’, who was fired from his post as the Super Eagles coach on Saturday by the Nigeria Football Federation, says people should ... Read More »