• Kenny Badmus reveals he lost FG contract because he is gay

    Kenny Badmus reveals he lost FG contract because he is gay

    A force to reckon with in Nigerian brand expertise, Kenny Badmus has revealed how he lost a yearly contract with the Federal Government after his ex-wife of six years revealed in court that he was gay.

    Badmus, who revealed he is HIV positive, came public with his sexual preference for men with a Facebook post in January 2015.

    In a new post on his Facebook page, Badmus disclosed how his ex-wife of six years knew his orientation before they got married, adding […]

  • Sophia Eseoghene, a unilag student gets modelling contract and one year free hair service

    Sophia Eseoghene, a unilag student gets modelling contract and one year free hair service

    Following the launching out of Zzini Modelling Agency in Lagos, the management has embarked on registration of new and aspiring Models for different jobs like runway, adverts, billboards, corporate hospitality role, brand marketing, endorsements and international modelling opportunities.

    The Agency, signed in ‎new model ‎Sophia Augustine Eseogene, 1st of December 2016. The 19 year undergraduate of University of Lagos has ‎special interest in facial adverts, fashion runway, billboards, endorsements and pageantry. She is studying Economics with confirmation of her academic excellence […]

  • Naira plunges further against dollar as 3rd OTC Futures contract matures

    Naira plunges further against dollar as 3rd OTC Futures contract matures

    According to reports, the Naira on Wednesday continued its free fall against the dollar just as the 3rd OTC Futures Contract settled notionally at $180 million, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    At the parallel market, the naira exchanged between N460 and N490 to the dollar, while Pound Sterling and the Euro exchanged between N452 and N570 and N488 and N570 on Tuesday.

    Trading at the Bureau De Change showed that the naira closed at N460, N570 and N490 against the dollar, […]

  • No plans to contract out salaries – Kwara government

    No plans to contract out salaries – Kwara government

    The Kwara State Personnel Database Development Committee on Friday refuted claims that the State government had contracted the payment of workers’ salaries and pensioners’ allowance to a private consultant.

    The Committee in a statement issued by one of its members, Dr. Muyideen Akorede, said that the government has no intention to contract the payment of salaries of any category of workers and pensions to any private consultancy firm.

    Dr. Akorede clarified that the Personnel Database Development Committee headed by the State governor, […]

  • Contractor got N2.4bn contract from Dasuki without contract awards – EFCC tells court

    Contractor got N2.4bn contract from Dasuki without contract awards – EFCC tells court

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has arraigned one Olugbenga Obadina before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja for alleged criminal breach of trust and laundering of N2.4 billion.

    Joined in the suit is Almond Projects Limited, a company owned by the defendant.

    Obadina was arraigned on an eight-count charge, bordering on criminal breach of trust, corruption and money laundering to the tune of N2.4billion.

    According to the prosecution, Odadina allegedly collected N2. 417 billion paid into his company’s account in […]

  • I won’t break Arsenal contract to take England job – Wenger

    I won’t break Arsenal contract to take England job – Wenger

    Arsene Wenger has ruled out leaving Arsenal to become the new England manager, but said he would be open to taking the job in the future.

    The Three Lions post is currently vacant following Roy Hodgson’s decision to resign after the side’s Euro 2016 round-of-16 elimination at the hands of Iceland.

    Wenger has been one of a number of names to have been linked with the job, but the Frenchman insists he will not break his contract with the Gunners, which runs […]

  • Jurgen Klopp signs 6-year contract with Liverpool

    Jurgen Klopp signs 6-year contract with Liverpool

    Jurgen Klopp has put pen to paper on a new long-term deal with Liverpool.

    The former Borussia Dortmund manager, who only joined last October, has signed a six-year contract taking him to 2022.

    His assistants, Zeljko Buvac and Peter Krawietz, have also signed extensions.

    Klopp told Liverpool’s official website: “It’s hard to express in words how honoured myself, Zeljko and Peter feel by the commitment shown in us by the ownership and the club in general.

    “We are very much at the beginning of […]

  • Only Dasuki can explain $40m pipeline security contract to Jonathan’s cousin – Witness tells court

    Only Dasuki can explain $40m pipeline security contract to Jonathan’s cousin – Witness tells court

    A prosecution witness, Ibrahim Mahe, has said that only retired Col. Sambo Dasuki, a former National Security Adviser (NSA)‎, can explain the $40 million pipeline contract awarded to OnePlus Holdings Limited.

    Mahe, the prosecution’s principal witness, made this known when he testified in a Federal High Court, Abuja, on Monday.

    He said that Azibaola Robert, cousin to former President Goodluck Jonathan, stated this while being cross examined by defence counsel, Mr Chris Uche (SAN).

    The witness, who recently retired as permanent secretary, Special […]

  • Fernando Torres signs new one-year Atletico Madrid contract

    Fernando Torres signs new one-year Atletico Madrid contract

    Atletico Madrid have announced that striker Fernando Torres has signed a new one-year contract at the Liga club.

    Torres, 32, was a free agent after his contract expired in the summer, but it had been suggested he would prolong his stay at his boyhood club.

    The Spain international returned to Atletico on a two-year loan deal from AC Milan in 2014 and last season he helped the club finish third in La Liga and reach the final of the Champions League, which […]

  • States should absorb 500,000 teachers after contract with FG – Stakeholders

    States should absorb 500,000 teachers after contract with FG – Stakeholders

    The Civil Society Action Coalition on Education for All (CSACEFA) wants states and local governments to plan to absorb the 500,000 teachers after the expiration of their two-year engagement by the Federal Government.

    CSACEFA’s National Moderator, Malam Kabiru Aliyu, who briefed newsmen on Tuesday in Abuja, said that such absorption would address the shortage of qualified teachers in the states.

    The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) recalls that the Federal Government recently announced the commencement of the process of recruitment of the […]

  • I do not have a contract with Manchester United – says Mourinho

    I do not have a contract with Manchester United – says Mourinho

    Jose Mourinho insists he does not have a contract with Manchester United to take over as the club’s manager next season.

    Mourinho has been heavily tipped to become United manager next season as Louis van Gaal appears set for another trophy-less campaign.

    It was widely reported Mourinho had already signed a pre-contract at Old Trafford, but the former Chelsea boss said there was no such deal in place.

    “[Van Gaal] is my friend, I worked with him for a few years,” the Portuguese […]