Again, NPFL Board Postpone 2023–24 Season Draw Ceremony

Again, NPFL Board Postpone 2023–24 Season Draw Ceremony

The Nigeria Professional Football League board has again postponed the 2023–24 season draw. Recalls that the draw ceremony was scheduled for Thursday, August 24. However, the NPFL board has decided on a new date: Tuesday, August 29, 2023. Surprisingly, the board didn’t reveal why they postponed the event. But the kick-off of the new season…

Labour Union Calls on FG to Address Fallout from Subsidy Removal

Labour Union Calls on FG to Address Fallout from Subsidy Removal

Organized Labour members, represented by the National Union of Chemical, Footwear, Rubber, Leather, and Non-Metallic Products Employees (NUCFRLANMPE), are urging the Federal Government to create measures that will ease the effects of removing petrol subsidies. During the 31st annual industrial relations seminar’s launch, Mr. Babatunde Olatunji, the group’s President, emphasized that the elimination of fuel…

Afrobeat Singer Wizkid reportedly loses mum, Jane Dolapo

Afrobeat Singer Wizkid reportedly loses mum, Jane Dolapo

Nigerian singer Wizkid, also known as Ayodeji Balogun, is mourning the loss of his mother. Tragedy struck as Wizkid’s mother, Mrs. Jane Dolapo Balogun, passed away at around 1:30 a.m. on Friday. Wizkid’s long-time manager, Sunday Are, confirmed the heartbreaking news. He revealed that Mrs. Balogun died in the early hours of Friday. “Yes, she…

“I’m a pure Yoruba man”: Emmanuel Adebayor Reveals His Yoruba Heritage

“I’m a pure Yoruba man”: Emmanuel Adebayor Reveals His Yoruba Heritage

Former Arsenal and Tottenham player Emmanuel Adebayor revealed his Yoruba heritage despite representing Togo internationally. The Togolese nationality revealed in an interview with Nigeria’s Television Continental (TVC) that he is a typical Yoruba man. He explained that, while he grew up in Togo, he has Nigerian roots through his parents. Adebayor’s father is Adeyi Adebayor,…

Netizens surprised as Kunle Afolayan features Aunty Ramota in Anikulapo series

Netizens surprised as Kunle Afolayan features Aunty Ramota in Anikulapo series

The Nigerian actress Aunty Ramota is set to appear in Kunle Afolayan’s Anikulapo series on Netflix, which has excited many movie lovers online. Kunle Afolayan, the famous filmmaker, recently posted project updates and pictures of Aunty Ramota on his Instagram. These pictures show her on the set of the series. “Guess who this is?? Anikulapo-Rise…

Cost of cars, food items to rise as Nigerian Ports Authority introduces Stamp Duty

Cost of cars, food items to rise as Nigerian Ports Authority introduces Stamp Duty

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) and Tucks Transit Parks (TTP) have made it mandatory for truck drivers to pay a N50.00 stamp duty for every N1,000 receipts they receive. According to a notice issued by TTP to all stakeholders, NPA instructed TTP to start implementing the directive of adding a N50.00 stamp on all receipts…

Rivers United name Nyima Nwagua as club captain ahead of new NPFL season

Rivers United name Nyima Nwagua as club captain ahead of new NPFL season

Ahead of the new NPFL season, Nyima Nwagua becomes the new captain of Rivers United, taking over from Austine Festus, who was previously the captain. On Monday morning, the Port Harcourt club made the announcement on their official Twitter account. “We are delighted to announce that Nyima Nwagua has been named our new team captain….

Kano State: Former Gov Ganduje Urges lawmakers to work with Gov Abba Yusuf

Kano State: Former Gov Ganduje Urges lawmakers to work with Gov Abba Yusuf

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Abdullahi Ganduje, urged Kano Assembly members from his party to cooperate with Governor Abba Yusuf for the benefit of the people. He emphasized that despite their different political affiliations, they should work together harmoniously to achieve democratic goals. In a recent visit by 14 Kano Assembly…

#BBNaijaAllStar: Mercy Eke emerges As First Female Head of House

#BBNaijaAllStar: Mercy Eke emerges As First Female Head of House

Mercy Eke, a housemate on Big Brother Naija All Stars, has become the Head of House for this week, making her the first female to hold this position in the current season. Daily Stand gathered that the announcement came after the conclusion of Monday’s arena games. As the Head of House, Mercy gains immunity from…

First Lady Hosts Super Falcons Following FIFA Women’s World Cup Loss

First Lady Hosts Super Falcons Following FIFA Women’s World Cup Loss

Senator Oluremi Tinubu, the First Lady, welcomed the Nigerian female football team, the Super Falcons, to the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Daily Stand recalls that, in the jointly hosted FIFA Women’s World Cup by Australia and New Zealand, the team suffered defeat. The Super Falcons of Nigeria lost to the English team in a penalty…

#EPL: Chelsea’s Pochettino Era Begins with a Draw Against Liverpool

#EPL: Chelsea’s Pochettino Era Begins with a Draw Against Liverpool

Chelsea opened their Premier League season with a 1-1 draw against Liverpool, extending their streak of seven consecutive competitive matches against each other ending in a tie. Amid ongoing transfer talk, both Chelsea and Liverpool began a new Premier League campaign aiming for success. In the early minutes, Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah set up Luis Díaz…

Super Falcons Forward Makes History as First African Sportswoman to Hit a Million on Instagram

Super Falcons Forward Makes History as First African Sportswoman to Hit a Million on Instagram

Nigeria’s Super Falcons forward, Asisat Oshoala, shines both on and off the field. She recently achieved a major milestone on social media and in the ongoing FIFA Women’s World Cup, FIFAWWC, leading her team, the Super Falcons, to an impressive performance. Competing in Group B, also known as the ‘Group of Death’, Nigeria faced tough…

Benue FA Celebrates NFF’s Inclusion of Icheen, Edeh, Aku in Committees

Benue FA Celebrates NFF’s Inclusion of Icheen, Edeh, Aku in Committees

The Benue State Football Association (BSFA) praised the appointment of fellow state members to committees by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). BSFA Chairman Barr. Paul Edeh, Rt. Hon. Margaret Icheen, and Mrs. Margaret Aku were chosen for five committees, as disclosed by the NFF Communications department on Tuesday. Rt. Hon. Icheen achieved a historic feat,…

19-year-old Nigeria-born Leaves Dortmund to Join Eintracht Frankfurt

19-year-old Nigeria-born Leaves Dortmund to Join Eintracht Frankfurt

Nigerian-born Nnamdi Collins, who plays central defence for Borussia Dortmund, has joined Eintracht Frankfurt. The 19-year-old, who has played for Germany’s youth teams, could also represent Nigeria. After joining BVB in 2016, Collins climbed through the youth ranks, winning the German A Junior Bundesliga title in 2022 and captaining the U19s a year later. He…