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Here’s What Happened After Kanu Nwankwo’s Wife Blasted His Brother Ogbonna

It seems the crisis in Nigerian football legend, Kanu Nwankwo’s home is still lingering following the call out post Amara Kanu made against his brother. Recall that Amara took to social media last weekend to and called Kanu Nwankwo’s younger brother several unprintable names. Ogbonna had posted a photo of a ticket to the Leeds United game going down today, and revealed he’d be there live… He wrote as caption on the photo: “Leeds united game today. am there live.” Amara who commented on the post, accused Ogbonna of taking advantage of his elder brother and putting her family in crisis. She wrote; “You are a coward and liar. That’s my sons ticket. He was supposed to follow his dad to the Leeds game today but no. You have never allowed Kanu to be in peace with his family. You tried that with ...

How Mike Adenuga’s Son, Paddy Almost Bought Chevron Oil & Gas Company At 29

Nigerian billionaire son, Paddy Adenuga, who has been making headlines lately is back again and this time he is claiming that at 29 and without his family’s help, he almost bought Chevron Oil and Gas company in Netherlands. Paddy Adenuga who once wrote that he can’t date a lady who wigs and lacefronts, tweeted; ‘Working on a write up to post on my twitter and my instagram on when i was 29 and entered a bid to buy Chevron’s entire oil & gas business in the Netherlands – on my own with no help from my family  i came so close to winning but hope i can pass on some wisdom from my failure’ Here’s a screenshot of Paddy Adenuga’s tweet;

This Is The Reason Why Banky W And Adesua Had An Elaborate Wedding

Nigerian singer, Banky W, who makes up the current Nigerians’ favourite celebrity couple with his wife Adesua Etomi, in a comment disclosed that he disapproves nude maternity shoot. Banky W, who reacted to a photo shared on ‘The Ngee Show’s’ official Instagram handle, wrote; ‘Never understood why maternity shoots must mean oya time to naked ya sef. Is it that we cannot see the belly inside the clothes? Ki lo de’ However the comment which split his fans, got some on his side while some recounted that he always renege on his statements, reminding him of a comment he made on preferring small and discreet weddings to big and lavish ones. Before getting married to Adesua Etomi, Banky W said that he isn’t a fan of elaborate weddings and would want his wedding to be small and private. He took to ...

Six Nations 2018: Harlequins prop Kyle Sinckler leaves England training camp

Sinckler (left) joins Wasps number eight Nathan Hughes on England’s injury list England have suffered another injury blow before the Six Nations with Harlequins prop Kyle Sinckler forced to leave their training camp. The 24-year-old, a late withdrawal from his club’s Champions Cup defeat on Sunday, arrived in Portugal on Monday with a possible hamstring strain. “Kyle will undergo further assessment and treatment with his club this week,” a statement read. Sinckler will be replaced at the training camp by Bath’s Henry Thomas. Eddie Jones’ side, who travel to Italy for their first game on Sunday, 4 February, have now got 13 players on their injury list ahead of the Six Nations. England have been most badly hit at loose-head prop, where they are missing the...

Police raid French rugby headquarters and president’s home

France president Bernard Laporte oversaw the country’s successful bid to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup last year Police have raided the headquarters of the French Rugby Federation (FFR) amid ongoing investigations into alleged favouritism involving its president Bernard Laporte. Laporte denies allegations he pressured the FFR appeals committee to reduce a sanction against Montpellier. The Top 14 club is owned by Mohed Altrad, with whom 53-year-old Laporte had a previous business relationship. Sources cited by Reuters and AFP say Laporte’s home has also been searched. Police searches took place at the federation’s headquarters in Marcoussis, a southern suburb of Paris where the France team is currently preparing for the Six Nations. Laporte – a former France coach an...

Sean Dyche: Burnley manager signs new contract until 2022

‘For the record, I definitely don’t eat worms’ Burnley manager Sean Dyche has signed a new contract, keeping him at the club until the end of the 2021-22 season. The 46-year-old has been in charge at Turf Moor since 2012, winning 97 of his 245 matches. He has also led the Clarets to two promotions from the Championship into the Premier League. “I am quite young in management terms,” said Dyche. “I am still learning and still improving, I believe, so I think it is the right place to be.” Dyche had been linked with the managerial vacancies at Leicester and Everton earlier this season following an impressive start to the season. But his side have failed to win their last eight games in all competitions, losing their last four. “It’s a very...

Alexis Sanchez always gave 100% to Arsenal – Arsene Wenger

Alexis Sanchez: five of his best Arsenal goals Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has supported Alexis Sanchez’s assertion that he “always gave 100%” to the club. Sanchez wrote a long post on social media after leaving Emirates Stadium to join Manchester United, with Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving the other way. The Chile forward, 29, also said that former players spoke “with no knowledge of what happens inside the club and caused damage”. “Sanchez is a great guy and he has always been committed,” said Wenger. Last month, former Arsenal striker Ian Wright said on BBC Radio 5 live it looked as though Sanchez, whose Arsenal contract was set to expire at the end of this season, had “clocked off” and was “not putting in a shift” after alm...

Kobe Bryant: Five-time NBA champion is nominated for an Oscar

‘Dear Basketball’: Kobe Bryant’s poem A five-time NBA champion, two Olympic gold medals and now an Oscar winner? Kobe Bryant won everything on the basketball court but now he has been nominated for a famous gold statue for his short animated film ‘Dear Basketball’. The six-minute film, animated by former Disney animator Glen Keane, is based on a poem Bryant wrote in The Players’ Tribune in 2015 as he announced his intention to retire from basketball. The short’s music has been composed by five-time Academy Award winner John Williams, who has scored countless Hollywood films including Star Wars, Jaws, E.T., Jurassic Park, and the Indiana Jones series. Bryant, 39, played his final game in April 2016 after a 20-year career with the Lakers and the team...

CIA Director Says North Korea Seeks Arsenal for ‘Coercive’ Purposes

CIA Director Mike Pompeo said Kim Jong Un’s regime wants to use its budding arsenal for “coercive” purposes, dismissing North Korea’s contention that it needs a nuclear missile program to enhance its defense against a possible U.S. attack. Pompeo also said that despite Pyongyang’s rapidly improving missile and nuclear programs over the past year, Kim “will not rest with a single successful test.” “The logical next step is to develop an arsenal” of missiles capable of striking the U.S., Pompeo said in a rare public appearance Tuesday at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. “They have moved at a very rapid clip.” The Central Intelligence Agency director’s comments come amid gestures of reconciliation between North Korea and South Korea — which remain technically at war R...

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane annoyed by Kepa battle reports

The ESPN FC crew discuss the latest transfer rumours, including Eden Hazard to Real Madrid. Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says he is “annoyed” by reports he won an internal battle to stop the club signing Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga this month. Kepa, 23, was widely tipped to join Madrid, with the Spain international having reportedly undergone a medical in the Spanish capital on Jan. 4. However, Zidane insisted he did not want reinforcements midseason, and Kepa has instead agreed a new contract at Athletic, which runs until 2025 and includes an €80 million clause. The morning after that deal was signed, Marca’s front cover said: “Zidane stops it” while reports have claimed the coach’s insistence to stick with his under-performing sta...

UEFA happy over transfers of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to PSG – source

PSG coach Unai Emery feels the Spanish media is attempting to ‘destabilise’ his squad by reporting that Neymar is heading to Real Madrid. The nature of the transfers of Neymar and Kylian Mbappe to Paris Saint-Germain are no longer of interest to UEFA after European football’s governing body was satisfied both players were acquired in the correct manner, a source close to club has told ESPN FC. PSG remain the subject of a UEFA financial fair play (FFP) investigation into their spending in the last transfer window, but investigators are at least satisfied with the way that the Ligue 1 leaders activated Neymar’s €222 million release clause to sign him from Barcelona and negotiated a loan with an €180m option to buy this summer for Mbappe with Monaco. According to the s...

Barcelona confirm Javier Mascherano exit as China move looms

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi made the top three in this week’s Power Rankings. Barcelona have confirmed that Javier Mascherano will leave the club this month, seven-and-a-half years after he joined from Liverpool for €24 million. The Catalan club have not yet confirmed Mascherano’s destination, but Hebei Fortune coach Manuel Pellegrini said at the weekend that he expects the Argentina international to join him in the Chinese Super League. Local reports suggested Barca will receive around €10m from Hebei Fortune for the transfer. Mascherano, 33, will hold a news conference on Wednesday to bid farewell to the club, with president Josep Maria Bartomeu and the first-team squad set to be in attendance. He will then say goodbye to the club’s supporters on the Camp Nou pitch bef...