Sloppy Liverpool Beaten At Home By Atalanta

  Liverpool wasted a chance to book their place in the Champions League last 16 as Atalanta earned a shock 2-0 win at Anfield on Wednesday. Jurgen Klopp’s side could have guaranteed qualification from Group D with a victory, but they produced a poor display that was deservedly punished by the impressive Italians. Two goals … Continue reading Sloppy Liverpool Beaten At Home By Atalanta

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Argentines Mourn Maradona, ‘The Most Human Of Gods’

  Stunned Argentines were plunged into grief Wednesday by the death of the country’s favorite son Diego Maradona, a sublimely gifted sporting hero they saw as “the most human of Gods.” The news fell like a hammer blow a nation beaten down by months of economic crisis and the health pandemic, but one where soccer is seen … Continue reading Argentines Mourn Maradona, ‘The Most Human Of Gods’

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Maradona To Lie In State At Presidential Palace – Presidency

  The body of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who died Wednesday, will lie in state at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires during three days of national mourning, the presidency announced. Maradona would lie in state at the Casa Rosada palace so the public could pay homage to the sporting hero “from Thursday until Saturday,” presidency spokesman … Continue reading Maradona To Lie In State At Presidential Palace – Presidency

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Diego Maradona’s Life In 10 Key Dates

  From his birth in 1960 to Argentina’s World Cup triumph in 1986 and his positive drug test at the 1994 finals — here are 10 key dates in the colourful life of Diego Maradona, who died on Wednesday aged 60: – October 30, 1960 – Maradona is born in Lanus, to the south of Buenos Aires. The … Continue reading Diego Maradona’s Life In 10 Key Dates

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Maradona’s Remains To Undergo Autopsy, Says Prosecutor

  Diego Maradona’s remains will undergo an autopsy later Wednesday “to establish the cause of death,” public prosecutor John Broyard said. “The autopsy will be performed to establish the cause of death, which has only natural characteristics,” the prosecutor told reporters outside the house where the soccer idol died earlier in the day. Broyard said the … Continue reading Maradona’s Remains To Undergo Autopsy, Says Prosecutor

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Alleged N338.8m Money Laundering: Trial Of Ex-Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji, Aide Resumes

  The re-trial of the former Speaker of the Lagos State House of Assembly, Adeyemi Ikuforiji, and his aide, Oyebode Atoyebi, on allegations of laundering N338.8 million continued on Wednesday at the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos. Counsel to the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ekene Iheanacho, continued with the testimony of the … Continue reading Alleged N338.8m Money Laundering: Trial Of Ex-Lagos Speaker Ikuforiji, Aide Resumes

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LG Elections In Nigeria Are Nothing But Organised Crime – Igini

  The Resident Electoral Commissioner for Akwa-Ibom State, Mike Igini on Wednesday said local government elections in Nigeria are nothing but organised crime. Igini who disclosed this during his appearance on Channels Television’s Politics Today, accused state governors of interfering in the conduct of the polls at the grassroots. “Local government elections are nothing but … Continue reading LG Elections In Nigeria Are Nothing But Organised Crime – Igini

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Senate Considers Buhari’s Request To Confirm Ex-INEC Chairman’s Reappointment

  The Senate has considered the request of President Muhammadu Buhari to confirm the reappointment of Professor Mahmood Yakubu as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). During the plenary on Wednesday at the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, the Senate Leader, Senator Yahaya Abdullahi, urged the lawmakers to consider … Continue reading Senate Considers Buhari’s Request To Confirm Ex-INEC Chairman’s Reappointment

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Diego Maradona: Five Of His Greatest Goals

  Few players mastered the spectacular quite like Diego Maradona. From stunning free-kicks to winding dribbles, the Argentine, who has died at the age of 60, scored some of the most famous — and thrilling — goals in football history. Here AFP Sport picks five of the best from arguably the greatest footballer to ever play … Continue reading Diego Maradona: Five Of His Greatest Goals

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Maradona’s Legend Shaped By His ‘Hand Of God’

  Diego Maradona scored more than 300 goals, many touched with genius, but the two most famous came within four minutes of each other on June 22, 1986, in Mexico: one was voted Goal of the Century, the other is even more famous. Maradona and Argentina arrived at that World Cup with something to prove. Four … Continue reading Maradona’s Legend Shaped By His ‘Hand Of God’

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