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Deadline Day: Crystal Palace swoop for Celtic striker Edouard

Crystal Palace completed the signing of French under-21 international Odsonne Edouard from Celtic for a reported initial fee of £15 million ($21 million)ahead of Tuesday’s transfer deadline. The Eagles were eager to improve their attacking options after scoring just twice in new manager Patrick Vieira’s first three Premier League games. Edouard had just one season…… Continue reading Deadline Day: Crystal Palace swoop for Celtic striker Edouard

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PSG sign Portugal full-back Nuno Mendes from Sporting

Paris Saint-Germain announced the signing of teenage Portugal defender Nuno Mendes from Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, on a season-long loan with an option to buy. The 19-year-old, who was part of Sporting’s Portuguese title-winning side last season, has won five international caps and was an unused member of Fernando Santos’ Euro 2020 squad. Nuno Mendes…… Continue reading PSG sign Portugal full-back Nuno Mendes from Sporting

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Transfer: EPL, Europe, other done deals on deadline day

Summer transfer window shut at 11 pm on Tuesday, August 31 Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United, and many more. Chelsea signed Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez on a season-long loan deal. Liverpool did not add to their only signing of the window, centre-back Ibrahima Konate, but secured the future of captain Jordan Henderson on…… Continue reading Transfer: EPL, Europe, other done deals on deadline day

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Deadline Day: Crystal Palace swoop for Celtic striker Edouard

Crystal Palace completed the signing of French under-21 international Odsonne Edouard from Celtic for a reported initial fee of £15 million ($21 million)ahead of Tuesday’s transfer deadline. The Eagles were eager to improve their attacking options after scoring just twice in new manager Patrick Vieira’s first three Premier League games. Edouard had just one season…… Continue reading Deadline Day: Crystal Palace swoop for Celtic striker Edouard

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PSG sign Portugal full-back Nuno Mendes from Sporting

Paris Saint-Germain announced the signing of teenage Portugal defender Nuno Mendes from Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, on a season-long loan with an option to buy. The 19-year-old, who was part of Sporting’s Portuguese title-winning side last season, has won five international caps and was an unused member of Fernando Santos’ Euro 2020 squad. Nuno Mendes…… Continue reading PSG sign Portugal full-back Nuno Mendes from Sporting

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Transfer: EPL, Europe, other done deals on deadline day

Summer transfer window shut at 11 pm on Tuesday, August 31 Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to Manchester United, and many more. Chelsea signed Atletico Madrid midfielder Saul Niguez on a season-long loan deal. Liverpool did not add to their only signing of the window, centre-back Ibrahima Konate, but secured the future of captain Jordan Henderson on…… Continue reading Transfer: EPL, Europe, other done deals on deadline day

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Veritas Kapital records 105% growth in gross premium

Veritas Kapital Assurance Plc has reported a gross premium of N6.03m for the 2020 financial year, a 105 per cent growth from the N2.95m recorded in the corresponding period of 2019. According to a statement from the company, its underwriting profit stood at N1.20m for the year under review, representing a 12 per cent increase…… Continue reading Veritas Kapital records 105% growth in gross premium

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Stock market loses N56bn as 27 equities decline

Equity investors in the Nigerian Exchange Limited lost N55.78bn at the end of trading on Tuesday as 27 firms recorded losses. The NGX All-Share Index declined by 0.27 per cent to 39,219.61 basis points from 39,326.67bps on Monday while the market capitalisation fell to N20.43tn from N20.49tn. Investor activity rose as trading volume increased by…… Continue reading Stock market loses N56bn as 27 equities decline

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Lagos vows to enforce event centres’ safety regulations

The Lagos State Government on Tuesday said it would institute the culture of safety in the state by enforcing safety regulations at event centres. The Director General, Lagos State Safety Commission, Mr Lanre Mojola, stated this during an event safety workshop on Victoria Island. Mojola, at the seminar tagged, ‘Towards Safer Events in Lagos State,’…… Continue reading Lagos vows to enforce event centres’ safety regulations

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If army reserves become disgruntled

you shouldn’t be too surprised that there are probably disgruntled retired military officers all over the country, from the North and South, Christian or Muslim, or any of the socio-economic classes of Nigeria. An accidental encounter with a former Nigerian civil war hero, who yielded his command of the amphibious division of the Nigeria Army…… Continue reading If army reserves become disgruntled

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