Cardi has asked her fans to choose a Nigerian name, few days after declaring her intentions to get Nigerian citizenship. She announced this on Tuesday via Twitter given two options Chioma B or Cadijat.
Cardi B took out time out of her first visit to Africa to donate supplies to the Motherless Babies Home orphanage in Lekki, Lagos. This was done before her performance on Saturday as she dropped off food water and diapers were among the items Cardi dropped off as donations. The Grammy Award-winning rapper shouted out the workers at the orphanage in an Instagram post.
The Nigerian government says it has paid N200 million to National Examination Council (NECO), to ensure the release of results of 30,000 students being withheld by the examination body. A statement by Mrs. Mary Berje, Chief Press Secretary to Gov Abubakar Bello, said on Tuesday in Minna that the money was part of the examination fees the north-central state was owing the examination body.
It was a shock to the Afcon tournament on Sunday as debutants Madagascar wiped the floor with the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a 2-0 victory. Therefore placing Madagascar at the top of the table with Nigeria following behind.
Nigeria dominated possession but were punished when trying to play out from the back. John Ogu under-hit a square ball to Leon Balogun on the edge of their own box and the Brighton defender hesitated, allowing Nomenjanahary to nip in and round the goalkeeper before slipping the ball into an empty net.
Monday’s match between France and Nigeria at the Rennes has been said to be the most heightened drama in the tournament so far. France were awarded a spot-kick - after a video assistant review -in the 75th minute when Ngozi Ebere fouled Viviane Asseyi in the box.
Centre-back Renard stepped up to take it and missed hitting the outside of the right post. However VAR intervened, judging 18-year-old Super Falcons keeper Chiamaka Nnadozie to have moved off her line early. Renard stepped up again scoring the goal that secured France the victory.
Spanish prosecutors are seeking a prison term of more than 10 years for former Barcelona striker Samuel Eto'o for alleged tax crimes committed when he played for the Catalan club. A fine of $15.1 million has also been demanded for the four counts of tax fraud for supposedly defrauding Spain’s tax authority of almost $4 million from 2006-09.
The Manchester City women have made it to the WCL last eight owing to a draw in their last match against Danish side Brondby yesterday the 16th which ended in a 1-1 draw and an aggregate of 2-1.
The German midfielder whose contract with Manchester United will be coming to an end soon is said to be making negotiations concerning his next club as it doesn’t seem to be likely hell be getting his spot back at the English club. The 32-year-old is said to be on the lookout for MLS clubs as he met Chicago Fire coach, Velijko Paunovis over the weekend.
The 2-year contract between English footballer Frank Lampard and New York City signed in July 2014 will be come to an end with the year. The player who had an impressive streak with the club said that the next stage of his career will be made known soon, this would most likely include coaching as he revealed in an interview he had with Match of the Day presenter, Gary Linekar.
It’s the 48th edition of the Asoju Oba/Molade Okoya Thomas Cup, the oldest competition in Nigeria, and hopeful tennis players looking to win out of the remarkable prize money are now fully patronizing training centers across the state in readiness for the tournament.