Chelsea humiliates Manchester United 3-1 to reach FA Cup final against Arsenal (Photos/tweets)

It was a bad day for goalkeeper David de Gea and Manchester United. Chelsea beat Manchester United 3-1 on Sunday night to book their place in the FA Cup final to play Arsenal . Olivier Giroud opened the scoring just before the half-time whistle as a David de Gea howler from Mason Mount’s effort and a Harry Maguire own goal made it a terrible evening for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side at Wembley. During the final few minutes, Bruno Fernandes was able to score from the penalty spot, with a goal…

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Buhari’s government rejects report of ‘genocide against Christians in Nigeria’

The Buhari-led government has rejected report of an alleged genocide against Christians in Nigeria.   The United Kingdom All-Party Parliamentary Group on International Religious Freedom or Belief (a group made up of British parliamentarians) in its report, said that Christians are being targeted because of their faith in Nigeria.   However President Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu in a statement released on behalf of the Presidency said Boko Haram are targeting Christians in their attacks because they know it drives forward religious and land tensions already existent in the country.   He also insisted that…

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Busola Dakolo gives update on her rape case against clergyman Biodun Fatoyinbo

Busola Dakolo, wife of singer, Timi Dakolo, has given an update on her rape case against clergyman, Biodun Fatoyinbo.   Recall that in June 2019, she publicly accused the clergyman of violently raping her when she was a teenager and was worshipping in his church in Kwara state. She filed a suit against him but it was thrown out by the court.   In an update posted this afternoon on her Instagram page, Busola shared a copy of the letter she received from the police stating they have completed investigations into the…

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Buhari Appointed By ECOWAS Leaders To Lead Fight Against Coronavirus

Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) at the end of the extraordinary summit of the Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West Africa States. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the summit was convened by the regional leaders to deliberate on the COVID-19 pandemic which has continued to ravage humanity worldwide. Adesina stated that the regional leaders discussed the challenges posed by COVID-19 and how best to tackle the…

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Braking News: Iran Crisis: Missiles Launched Against US Airbase In Iraq

Iran launched missile strikes aimed at US troops in Iraq in what it said was retaliation for the killing last week of top Iranian general Qassem Suleimani. Al-Asad air base in Iraq’s Anbar province, which hosts a US contingent, was hit at least six times, the US military confirmed. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards, of which Suleimani was a member, issued a statement saying: “In Operation Martyr Suleimani in early hours of Wednesday, tens of ground-to-ground missiles were fired at the US base and successfully pounded the Al Assad base.” White House…

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INDEPENDENCE AGAINST A DARK BACKDROP. BY @FirstSonar

The amalgamation of three large regions containing between 250 and 300 or more ethnic groups including an estimated 500 languages, happened exactly 104 years ago in 1914 by British colonial representative Sir Frederick Lugard also known as Lord Lugard, the name ‘Nigeria’ came from his wife Flora Louise Shaw fondly and officially called Lady Lugard who later passed on in 1925 leaving her husband a broken man who never got over her death. I shall be skipping the monotonous drab of recounting our journey as a nation from independence in…

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Iraq launches ‘deadly strikes’ against ISIL inside Syria

raqi PM’s office says F-16 fighter jets carried out air raids near the border in coordination with Syrian army. MORE ON SYRIA’S WAR ISIL given ’48 hours’ to evacuate area south of Damascus today Assad forces target ISIL in southern Damascus today Chemical attacks on Iran: When the US looked the other way today Saudi in talks with US over troop deployment in Syria yesterday Iraq says it has carried out “deadly air strikes” against fighters of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS)…

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