Football right now is full of highs and lows; this week showed that

You would remember how Arsenal began the week with a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Sutton United. On Sunday before that, Lincoln City FC defeated Burnley and qualified for the fifth round of the FA Cup. That’s just a quick glimpse of how the lower levels of English football are bringing the game to their seniors. Well, they certainly began this week with a bang. Football right now doesn’t obey the rules of seniority; everyone wants…

"Football right now is full of highs and lows; this week showed that"

Fufu is killing Africans, says pastor; soldier jailed for assaulting civilian. . . and more stories

Fufu is gradually killing Africans, says pastor Guys, fufu is gradually killing Africans. Wait, that doesn’t sound right. How can fufu be killing Africans? Please ask Pastor Mensah Otabil, founder of the International Central Gospel Church in Ghana. According to the pastor, the process of preparing fufu is too difficult and unhygienic. Furthermore, while pounding the delicacy, it gets contaminated with sweat. Therefore, Africans should change their attitudes towards fufu. Well, the pastor said it,…

"Fufu is killing Africans, says pastor; soldier jailed for assaulting civilian. . . and more stories"

The goal-filled games did not happen yesterday; they happened the day before

The first leg of the Champions League Round of 16 has ended. There have been awesome games; we have watched great goals. Well, last night’s games weren’t the goal-filled games we expected, but you get the idea; the whole first leg was exciting. Remember the first two games? Benefica surprised group stage hot-shots Borussia Dortmund. Barcelona got dealt a huge deuce at the hands of PSG. The next games weren’t too bad either. Real Madrid…

"The goal-filled games did not happen yesterday; they happened the day before"

NAFDAC warns against Indian garri, President needs more rest. . . and more stories

Do not eat Indian Garri, says NAFDAC Have you heard about the so-called Indian garri? The stuff is produced was produced in Ghana and packaged in the UK. Well, the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has urged Nigerians not to consume this product. Well, it’s not clear whether NAFDAC needed to warn us of the potential effects. It’s weird enough that a product is produced in Ghana and packaged in…

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UCL games last night were total chaos. Just ask Monaco

What a wild night it was last night. Yesterday’s Champions League games were total chaos. Manchester City stole the night, of course, with a sensational 5-3 victory over Monaco, and that game will live long in memory. Atletico Madrid did what Atletico Madrid does, as Antoine Griezmann made history as Atletico’s highest scorer in the Champions League. Well, when you rub shoulders with legends, greatness rubs off on you. You see why Griezmann was the…

"UCL games last night were total chaos. Just ask Monaco"

Xenophobic attacks increase in SA, N8.4bn found in unmarked account, and more stories

Xenophobic attacks escalate in South Africa Xenophobic attacks in South Africa has reached a heartbreaking level. According to reports by the police, 20 shops belonging to immigrants got looted yesterday. However, they could not confirm if the attacks were targeted at foreigners. Well, fool me once – South Africans have made it clear on several occasions that foreigners are stealing their jobs and taking all their money. This is not the first time such attacks…

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