Messi at 30: See his achievements

Happy birthday Lionel Messi - the Barcelona and Argentina star turns 30 on Saturday. During his long and immensely successful career, Messi has provided plenty of iconic moments, on and off the pitch - whether scoring a brilliant goal, breaking another record, or collecting another award. 1) Messi scored his first Barcelona goal just two…

Rohr: No longer at ease

Since the defeat of the Super Eagles by the Bafana Bafana of South Africa in Uyo in a 2019 AFCON qualifier a fortnight ago, nothing seems the same again for the team, and in particular, its handler, Gernot Rohr. Even the hierarchy of the Nigeria Football Federation that had seemingly been so pleased with the…

Five Months Pregnant Athlete Runs 800m Race

American runner Alysia Montano stole the headlines on Thursday at the USA Track and Field Championships despite not winning the race. The 31-year-old athlete remarkably ran the two laps while five months pregnant with her second child, much to the delight of the crowd. She finished more than 19 seconds behind the winner on Thursday…

Teachers protest FG’s plan to handover primary school teachers’ salaries to LG

THOUSANDS of teachers in Ebonyi State, yesterday, protested against the alleged plan by the Federal Government to hand over the payment of primary school teachers’ salaries to local governments in Nigeria. The teachers, who carried placards with various inscriptions such as “Respect Supreme Court judgment on the responsibility of state and the federal government” expressed…