Jaja of Opobo before his exile, 1887.

Background King Jaja of Opobo (1821-1891), the wealthiest and most powerful monarch in the Niger Delta and sole founder of Opobo, was Igbo. Born in his native Umuduruoha, Amaigbo, present- day, Imo State, and named Mbanaso Okwaraozurumbaa at birth, he was captured by slave traders and sold into captivity in Bonny at the age of … Continue reading Jaja of Opobo before his exile, 1887.

Revealed – Chelsea Legend Drogba Fingered As Brain Behind Plans To Sign Osimhen From Lille

Per a source close to Super Eagles forward Victor Osimhen who has been scoring goals for fun for French Ligue 1 side Lille, the talks of a potential move to Chelsea is way concrete than initially thought, Owngoalnigeria.com reports. Osimhen who was watched by scouts of the Premier League side while in action for Lille … Continue reading Revealed – Chelsea Legend Drogba Fingered As Brain Behind Plans To Sign Osimhen From Lille

Aina: I’ve spoken to Abraham over Nigeria switch.

Super Eagles and Torino defender, Ola Aina, has revealed that he talked to Chelsea striker Tammy Abraham over playing for Nigeria but said that it is up to the player to decide if he is ready to make the switch or not. According to London News, Aina said that Abraham is aware of Nigeria’s interest in his … Continue reading Aina: I’ve spoken to Abraham over Nigeria switch.

Zinedine Zidane asks Real Madrid to keep an eye on Chelsea ace ahead of potential future transfer.

Zidane and Chelsea Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has reportedly asked the club to keep an eye on Chelsea and England winger Callum Hudson-Odoi. The teenager, who impressed for the Blues last year, made his return from injury earlier this week, starting against Grimsby in the League Cup, as he helped the west London side … Continue reading Zinedine Zidane asks Real Madrid to keep an eye on Chelsea ace ahead of potential future transfer.

Samson Siasia: Mother of former Nigeria coach released from kidnapper

Ogere Siasia, mother of former Super Eagles captain and coach Samson Siasia, has been released by her abductors after ten weeks in captivity. According to a report on The Nation, Siasia's 80- year-old mother was released, alongside the two other family members who were in kidnappers' den. Madam Ogere Siasia, mother of former Super Eagles … Continue reading Samson Siasia: Mother of former Nigeria coach released from kidnapper

Daniel Akpeyi wins man of the match award as Kazier Chiefs beat Baroka FC 1-0

The former Warri Wolves goalkeeper came in as a substitute in the first half for injured Khune. The Super Eagles shot-stopper was in fine form as he helped his team secure all three points. Daniel Akpeyi produced a five-star performance in Kazier Chiefs' 1-0 win over Baroka FC in the Premier Soccer League. The Nigerian … Continue reading Daniel Akpeyi wins man of the match award as Kazier Chiefs beat Baroka FC 1-0

Rick Bognar, former WWE star, dies aged 49

It's been reported that Rick Bognar who played Fake Razor Ramon in the 1990s has passed away at the age of 49. The news was confirmed by his brother, in a tweet by the Cauliflower Alley Club. The cause of death has not been specified. Who was Fake Razor Ramon? Rick Bognar played the character … Continue reading Rick Bognar, former WWE star, dies aged 49