Monthly Archives: July 2020

Illegal Arrests, Security Agents Brutality, Worry Anambra Traditional Rulers

By Ikeugonna Eleke The Anambra State traditional rulers have expressed worry over what they term the illegal arrests and brutality of security agents, urging the law enforcement personnel to embrace professionalism, as well as putting a stop to any act portraying them in bad light. Some of the traditional rulers made their feelings known while reacting to the newly commissioned ...

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Onitsha Traders React over Extension of Business Hours

By Nkechi Amunike Traders at the Onitsha Main Market have reacted to the extension of business hours at the market by the Anambra State Government. The traders who have been at home since the lockdown, were excited to be released from what they viewed as house arrest following the lockdown which was eased few months ago, leading to the re-opening ...

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Flooded

By Amarachi Okpunobi The passengers were beginning to board the bus gradually.Dumebi a young, tall and beautiful girl sat by the window. She sat with her earpiece in her ears and  her phone in her hands. Her earpiece was co-operating today, at least it wasn’t one of the days it malfunctioned. She looked through the window and saw people walking ...

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At 59, Peter Obi Unyielding in Integrity and Commitment

By Valentine Obienyem I shall take the liberty to begin this piece with the conclusion. Today, the 19th of July, 2020, Mr. Peter Obi, the Vice Presidential Candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in the 2019 elections and a Former Governor of Anambra State, is 59. I shall simply define him as a hard-working Nigerian, successful entrepreneur, and consummate ...

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Bukayo Saka Finishes Second as Arsenal Player of the Month

Scotland international Kieran Tierney has beaten Bukayo Saka to Arsenal’s Player of the Month award for June, diclosed the official website of the Gunners. The versatile left-back, signed from Scottish champions Celtic last summer, has dethroned the Hale End Academy product as the Player of the Month after finishing with forty percent of the vote cast. Saka, the Player of ...

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Barcelona, Arsenal In for Nigeria’s Osimhen

Nigeria International, Victor Osimhen, has revealed that Barcelona and Arsenal were among the teams that explored the possibility of signing him after he won the Golden Boot award at the 2015 U17 World Cup in Chile. The Ultimate Strikers product eventually ended up at German Bundesliga club Wolfsburg, where he spent two and a half years before a permanent move ...

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Ndidi’s Leicester, Ighalo’s Man Utd Battle For UCL Spots

Tosin Adarabioyo and Felix Nmecha’s Manchester City will be one of England’s four representatives in next season’s UEFA Champions League after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) revoked the sanction imposed by UEFA’s Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) on Monday, July 13, Fides gathered. The deposed Premier League champions were earlier banned from UEFA competitions for two seasons and ...

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Etebo Retained By Stoke City

Championship club, Stoke City recently submitted their retained and released list to the English Football League, Fides gathered. Among the players retained for the 2020-2021 season is Nigeria international, Oghenekaro Etebo, who is spending the remainder of the protracted campaign at La Liga side Getafe. The central midfielder found game time hard to come by in the first half of ...

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Iwobi Matches Okocha’s Premier League Appearance

Everton’s European hopes suffered a major blow after they were thrashed 3-0 by Wolverhampon Wanderers in a Premier League clash at Molineux Stadium last Sunday. Raul Jimenez from the spot set Wolves on their way two minutes before halftime, Leander Dendoncker added a second shortly after the restart before an emphatic finish from Diogo Jota which sealed the win with ...

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