Use of seat belt lessens severity of injury — FRSC

FRSC The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) has urged motorists to always use the seat belt while driving as it can lessen the severity of injury in case of an accident. The FRSC Zonal Legal Officer in Enugu, Mr Morison Agulanna, gave the advice in Enugu on Thursday. He said the use of seat belt…

Ribery out for three weeks

Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has been ruled out of action for up to three weeks with a muscular problem. The club didn’t elaborate. Bayern assistant coach Hermann Gerland says Ribery broke off training on Friday and “he definitely needs 14 days to three weeks before he can play again.” The 33-year-old Ribery will miss…

Messi returns to training

Lionel Messi resumed training On Tuesday exercising with the group for 20 minutes as he continues his path to recovery from his groin issue. Messi who has been out of season since September 21 when he went down injured against Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou in the 1-1 draw. Messi has played three games….

Messi out for 3 weeks

Lionel Messi will be out for three weeks after suffering a groin strain as he limped off in Barcelona’s 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid. The five-time World Player of the Year missed Argentina’s World Cup qualifier with Venezuela earlier this month due to the problem and only started Barca’s shock 2-1 defeat to Alaves 10…

Manchester City’s Aguero gets 3-game ban

Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero will miss the Manchester derby after being given a three-match ban for elbowing West Ham defender Winston Reid. The Football Association found the Argentine guilty of violent conduct after he clashed with Reid in the 3-1 win at the Etihad on Aug. 28. City failed in an appeal to get…

Super Eagles To Use Tanzania Game As Warning Signal To W’Cup Opponents

Super Eagles players have boosted that they will use today’s 2017 Africa Nations Cup qualifier against Tanzania in Uyo, Akwa Ibom state, as warning signal to their opponents in the Russia 2018 World Cup qualifiers. Speaking yesterday, Super Eagles media officer, Toyin Ibitoye, stated that the Eagles, who hard their last walk out at the…

Andre Gomes out of Portugal squad

The new Blaugrana man will not play a part in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier against Switzerland, and adds further injury trouble to the Catalans’ squad after Messi’s problem

Shettima: Top Borno civil servants defrauding state with ATM

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima By Mashe Umaru Gwamna with agency report The Borno State governor, Kashim Shettima, yesterday revealed how senior civil servants in the state colluded with commercial banks to generate multiple fake bank accounts for the purpose of earning more salaries every month. The governor said the fraudulent workers mobilised people to…

Serena continues quest for historic 23rd slam title

Serena Williams will try to take another step towards a record-setting 23rd grand slam title at the US Open on Friday. World number one Williams faces fellow American Vania King in second round action and a victory would put her five match wins away from breaking the professional era record for grand slam titles that…

Rohr keen on discipline, Enyeama’s return

Super Eagles technical adviser says indiscipline would not be tolerated as he builds a new team for Nigeria. He also expressed optimism on the return of former goalkeeper, Vincent Enyeama to the squad. Speaking with newsmen after the team’s training on Thursday in Uyo, Akwa Ibom, ahead of Saturday’s AFCON qualifier against Tanzania, the German…