Alex Iwobi signs long-term contract with Arsenal

Premier League club, Arsenal has signed British-born Nigerian midfielder in a long-term contract. The club made the announcement on Friday.

New Arsenal coach, Unai Emery expressing his pleasure in Iwobi’s latest move said, “He is a great example of a player who can succeed from the Academy through hard work and I look forward to working with him and our other talented young players in the squad”.

Iwobi who has been with Arsenal since age 9 said, “It’s always been my childhood dream to represent Arsenal, from young,”. He also tweeted:

PDP petitions Fayemi’s victory

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Weeks after Kayode Fayemi’s victory at the gubernatorial election in Ekiti, the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Prof. Kolapo Olusola-Eleka has filed a petition challenging the election results.

Eleka, who is also the state’s deputy governor, cited intimidation and use of force. He also stated in his petition that the results announced by the electoral body, INEC contained discrepancies.

Although Fayemi has been presented a Certificate of Return as governor of Ekiti, Eleka has requested that the Election Petition Tribunal in the state declares him rightful winner of the election.

Kemi Adeosun’s deafening silence on the NYSC forgery allegations has become a cause for concern and Nigerians are surely not keeping quiet about it as today marks one month since the allegations became public: