Thursday 6 April 2017

Unique Messi still surprises Barcelona team-mates - Andres Iniesta

Lionel Messi is unique and still surprises his Barcelona team-mates with his brilliance, according to captain Andres Iniesta.

Messi scored a brace after Luis Suarez's opener as Barca recorded a 3-0 win over Sevilla in LaLiga on Wednesday.

Liverpool 2 Bournemouth 2: Joshua King's late stunner denies Reds 3-points

Joshua King's eighth Premier League goal in as many games stunned Liverpool late on as Bournemouth rescued a 2-2 draw at Anfield to ensure Jurgen Klopp's men lost further ground on Tottenham.

Liverpool looked to have done enough to win after Divock Origi put them 2-1 up, but Bournemouth punished slack defending to salvage a point and leave the Reds' chances of stealing second place from Spurs looking bleak.

Barcelona 3 Sevilla 0: Magical Messi inspires champions on return from suspension

Lionel Messi was inspirational upon his return from suspension as Barcelona cruised to a 3-0 win over Sevilla to move back above Real Madrid at LaLiga's summit for a few hours at least.

The champions' talisman missed the 4-1 defeat of Granada last time out due to an accumulation of yellow cards, but more than made up for lost time in Wednesday's resounding success at Camp Nou with a brace and an assist.

Swansea City 1 Tottenham 3: Dele Alli inspires dramatic victory

Tottenham kept their Premier League title hopes alive as three late goals saw them snatch a 3-1 victory over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium on Wednesday.

A first-half goal against his former club for Wayne Routledge had looked set to seal what would have been an important victory for Paul Clement's side in their battle to avoid relegation, only for Dele Alli, Son Heung-min and Christian Eriksen to turn things around at the death.

Chelsea 2 Manchester City 1: Hazard double ends City's title hopes

Chelsea took a huge step towards the Premier League title as Eden Hazard's first-half brace saw off Manchester City 2-1 at Stamford Bridge.

Hazard opened the scoring and restored Chelsea's lead 10 minutes before the break after Sergio Aguero levelled for the visitors, converting at the second attempt after Willy Caballero saved his tame penalty.

Arsenal 3 West Ham 0: Mesut Ozil inspires Gunner's win over sloppy Hammers

Mesut Ozil fired back a response to his critics with a goal and an assist as Arsenal overcame a resilient West Ham 3-0 at Emirates Stadium in the Premier League.

Germany international Ozil - making his 150th Arsenal appearance - has come under fire for lacklustre displays this season and the ire aimed in his direction increased during a run the Gunners took into Wednesday's game that had seen them win just three times in their last 10 matches in all competitions.

We Were Caught Off Guard – Federal Government On Meningitis

The Federal Government on Wednesday admitted that it was caught off guard by the outbreak of Type C of meningitis which has killed hundreds of people across the country.

The Minister of State, Health, Osagie Ehanire, said this while briefing State House correspondents of the outcome of the weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. 

He was joined by the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udoma; Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun; and the Senior Special Assistant to the President on. Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

ISIS Released Five Nigerian Women Turned Sex Slaves In Libya

Five Nigerian women have been identified to be part of the recently released abducted sex slaves by ISIS in Libya.

According to Reuters, out of the 35 women captured in Sirte, Libya, 5 Nigerian women were discovered to be part of the women captured and turned into sex slaves for months by ISIS. The 5 Nigerians, 2 children, and 28 Eritreans were rescued by Libyan forces last December but made to face detention in a Misrata prison. 

So sad! See Beautiful photos of woman gunned down by policeman chasing a 'yahoo boy' in Lagos

Here are photos of the woman who was shot by a policeman who was chasing a 'yahoo boy' in Lagos.

Her son, Olorunloye, shared the photos on Twitter and wrote; "RIP mom. #SaveLoye".

SHOCKING! Senior Naval officer commits suicide in Lagos

The Fleet Commander, Western Naval Command, Apapa, Lagos State, Rear Admiral Daniel Ikoli, has allegedly shot himself dead in his residence in the Apapa area.

It was learnt that a service pistol, expended and live ammunition, were recovered at the scene by police detectives who visited the residence.

It was gathered that he lived with his houseboy. His wife stays in Abuja, while his children are schooling abroad.