Allardyce closes in on Everton job

Sam Allardyce will finalise a deal to become Everton manager on Wednesday. The ex-England boss, 63, will become the permanent successor to Ronald Koeman, who was sacked in October with

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Alan Pardew confirmed West Brom manager

West Brom have appointed former Newcastle and Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew as their new manager. The Baggies sacked Tony Pulis on 20 November after a run of 10 Premier

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EPL fixtures for Wednesday

Arsenal 20:45 Huddersfield Town AFC Bournemouth 20:45 Burnley Chelsea 20:45 Swansea City Everton 21:00 West Ham United Manchester City 21:00 Southampton Stoke City 21:00 Liverpool

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Check your blood pressure, Aisha Buhari tells pregnant women

By Ahmed Idris Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has called on pregnant women to have their blood pressure (BP) checked regularly to check the increasing rate of maternal

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Arsenal star, Cazorla, suffers injury setback

Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has been forced to have another operation on his Achilles, prolonging his long injury nightmare and delaying his return to action, BBC reports. Cazorla has not

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War crimes suspect takes poison in court

A war crimes appeal hearing in The Hague was cut short dramatically when one defendant drank what he said was poison upon hearing the verdict, BBC reports. Slobodan Praljak was

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New missiles can reach entire US – North Korea

North Korea on Wednesday said it has successfully tested a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that can reach the whole of continental United States. State television said Pyongyang

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Four pupils commit suicide after teacher scolded them

Two teachers of a government school in Panapakkam in Vellore district of India have been suspended in connection with the suicide of four female students of the school. According to ZeeNews,

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FG repatriates 242 Nigerians from Libya

By Nasir Kura The Federal Government of Nigeria has lifted 242 citizens stranded in Libya to the country. This followed several ‘save our soul’ messages which the migrants sent to

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AfDB plans 25m jobs for youths

The African Development Bank Group has announced plans to create 25 million jobs with the launch of the Presidential Youth Advisory Group. PYAG, launched on the sidelines of the 6th

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