Dennis Bergkamp: Ex-Arsenal Forward on his Football Philosophy and Future in the Game

Dennis Bergkamp: Ex-Arsenal Forward on his Football Philosophy and Future in the Game

As a player, my mantra was: practice makes perfect. It’s the same now I’m a coach, but I’m not looking for the next Dennis Bergkamp. I want to improve players and it wouldn’t be a challenge to coach my younger self. By that I mean I was a player who could solve problems myself – I didn’t really need a manager or coach for that. I did my own thing but I was always professional about it. I was respectful enough to the manager to play in his philosophy, in…

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Nigeria At 60: Fed Govt Declares Tomorrow Public Holiday

Nigeria At 60: Fed Govt Declares Tomorrow Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared tomorrow (October 1) as public holiday to mark the nation’s 60th Independence anniversary in Nigeria. Interior Minister Rauf Aregbesola announced this yesterday in Abuja on behalf of the Federal Government. “A country of about 200 million people, whose natural talent, grit and passion glitter like the precious diamond that we are. Nigerians are sparkling like diamonds in the pack, whether in academia, business, innovation, music, movie, entertainment, fashion and culture. “We are indeed the leading black nation in the entire world and no doubt Africa’s…

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Ruben Dias: Is Man City Defender Right Man to Replace Vincent Kompany?

Ruben Dias: Is Man City Defender Right Man to Replace Vincent Kompany?

Manchester City believe they have uncovered the heir to former captain Vincent Kompany with the signing of Ruben Dias from Benfica – so could he be the player to fix their defensive problems? Portugal international centre-back Dias, 23, has joined Pep Guardiola’s side for £65m in the wake of City’s humbling 5-2 defeat by Leicester City on Sunday. The 2018-19 Premier League champions finished 18 points behind winners Liverpool last season in their first campaign following club legend Kompany’s departure. City lost nine league games last term despite suffering only…

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23 incredible new technologies you’ll see by 2021

WHILE WE can’t really predict what the future holds, we can look at how far we’ve come with technology in merely the last decade and realize the present we know now will, very soon, find itself memorialized in nostalgia. Here are some technologies on the horizon that are poised to change your life.2012Ultrabooks – The…

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Stephanie Okereke Gets FG Appointment

Stephanie Okereke Gets FG Appointment

The Federal Government has appointed Nollywood Actress, Stephanie Okereke- Linus as the National OPS-WASH Ambassador. The 37- year- old award winning actress Stephanie Okereke announced this via her Instagram page. Stephanie posted: “Good Morning Amazonians and Warlords, I have been appointed as National OPS-WASH Ambassador by the Honourable Minister of Water Resources. Details;In his address, Engr. Adamu charged Mrs Linus to inspire behavioral change among Nigerians for people to take responsibility for their environment in her role as OPS-WASH Ambassador.” “While applauding her efforts with the “Hygiene First campaign, he…

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Court Adjourns Atiku’s Son’s Custody Suit Till October 8

Court Adjourns Atiku’s Son’s Custody Suit Till October 8

Mrs. Bashir Dansule of the Upper Area Court, Kubwa, Abuja, yesterday adjourned the custody suit filed by Maryam Sherif, the estranged wife of Atiku Abubakar, for the custody of their children, till October 8. Atiku Abubakar is the son of former Vice-President with the same name. The judge adjourned for adoption of the final written addresses by counsel to the claimant and defendant. Sherif had filed the suit against Abubakar at the Upper Area Court, Gudu, but the matter was later transferred to the Upper Area Court, Kubwa. The claimant…

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Dancing on Ice 2021: Rebekah Vardy Joins Line-Up

Dancing on Ice 2021: Rebekah Vardy Joins Line-Up

Rebekah Vardy is the latest contestant to be announced for the new series of ITV’s Dancing on Ice. Vardy, who appeared on I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! in 2017, said her footballer husband Jamie “thinks it’s such a brilliant idea”. Vardy has been in the headlines over the past year for her row with Coleen Rooney, wife of Wayne. “We tried to sort things out amicably, it just didn’t work,” Vardy told Good Morning Britain on Tuesday. The row blew up after Coleen Rooney claimed stories leaked…

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Qingsmen Entertainment Debuts With Experienced Team, Artistes

Qingsmen Entertainment Debuts With Experienced Team, Artistes

A multifaceted independent outfit, Qingsmen Entertainment, has announced entrance into the industry with the launch of its new well equipped music studio. The launch coincided with the unveiling of its three new artistes at the weekend. Its Managing Director/CEO, Ugdoko Chukwuka, assured the entertainment outfit will be synonymous with high quality, imaginative, musically diverse and innovative independent music. He lamented the industry has lost its moral compass, a malaise he said the outfit will address soonest. “These days most music are bereft of any moral teachings, in fact reverse is…

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Life: Doctor Foster Spin-Off Explores ‘Loneliness in Big Cities

Life: Doctor Foster Spin-Off Explores 'Loneliness in Big Cities

Launching a spin-off to a hugely popular TV series can go either way. There are plenty of success stories (like Frasier) but also quite a few flops (with all due respect to Joey). One’s latest drama, Life, is a spin-off from Doctor Foster, which launched in 2015 and was watched by an audience of more than 10 million. Life is set in the same world as its predecessor, but only features one familiar character – Victoria Hamilton’s Anna, the friendly neighbour who always had a glass of wine in her…

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Okorocha To Buhari: Adopt Hire And Fire Approach

Okorocha To Buhari: Adopt Hire And Fire Approach

Former Imo Governor Senator Rochas Okoroacha has tasked President Muhammadu Buhari to do away with incompetent aides by adopting the “hire and fire” mechanism to governance to move the nation forward and deliver the much needed dividends of democracy. He said the wheel of progress of the country could be better enhanced when competent and qualified Nigerians are made to man strategic positions. The lawmaker who represent Imo West Senatorial spoke while hosting members of the Integrity Group of the Non- National Working Committee of the National Executive Committee (NEC)…

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Ai Weiwei: ‘Too Late’ to Curb China’s Global Influence

Ai Weiwei: 'Too Late' to Curb China's Global Influence

The leading Chinese dissident, the artist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei, says China’s influence has become so great that it can’t now be effectively stopped. “The West should really have worried about China decades ago. Now it’s already a bit too late, because the West has built its strong system in China and to simply cut it off, it will hurt deeply. That’s why China is very arrogant.” Ai Weiwei has never minced his words about China. “It is a police state,” he says. The artist famously designed the Bird’s Nest…

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Pakistan to save Ruined Homes of Bollywood Greats in Peshawar

Pakistan to save Ruined Homes of Bollywood Greats in Peshawar

The ancestral homes of two Bollywood legends are to be saved from crumbling into ruin in northern Pakistan. The houses belonged to the families of Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar who migrated to India in the years before Pakistan was created from British India in 1947. Officials in Peshawar say the dilapidated homes are to be bought, restored and turned into museums. The city has a vibrant cultural history, and a host of Bollywood’s greatest stars trace their roots there. Raj Kapoor and Dilip Kumar were born and raised in…

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Access Bank Creates Road Networks In Oniru Axis

Access Bank Creates Road Networks In Oniru Axis

Access Bank Plc, through Planet Projects Limited (PPL) and Craneburg Construction Company, has created new concrete-based road networks in the Oniru area of Lagos. The initiative is informed by the Bank’s efforts to improve traffic situation of the area following the recent relocation of its head office from Danmole to Oniru. “Our decision to move our corporate Head Office from Danmole to Oniru came with a well thought out plan and research to ensure that rather than add to the heavy traffic being experienced in the area already, or inconvenience…

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