MonthDecember 2017

EPL: Guardiola defends Man City’s end of unbeaten run

Manchester City manager, Pep Guardiola has defended his side’s goalless draw against Crystal Palace on Sunday. Guardiola feels even though the league leaders winning unbeaten run was ended by Palace, it was not normal and unreal for the Citizens to win eighteen straight EPL games. The City boss added that he knows dropping points was […] EPL: Guardiola defends Man City’s end of unbeaten run [hmp_player]

Louis Amoke: 2018 and Gov. Ugwuanyi’s giant strides

Recently, the Enugu State Economic Advisory Committee gave a performance verdict on the administration of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi in the past two and half years. It described the governor’s progress report as tremendous and enduring. The advisory committee, through its Chairman, Prof. Monsignor Obiora Ike, noted with delight, the steadfastness and multi-dimensional approach of the […] Louis Amoke: 2018 and Gov. Ugwuanyi’s giant strides [hmp_player]

All-star Pinter, a Suranne Jones thriller and Carey Mulligan goes solo: 2018’s essential theatre

Brace yourself for The Birthday Party, an EasyJet love story, Sting’s shipyard musical and Ben Whishaw as Brutus Toby Jones, Zoë Wanamaker and Stephen Mangan star in a revival of a Pinter play reviled at its premiere in 1958 and now accepted as a modern classic. Ian Rickson, who has already staged Betrayal and Old Times, directs a work that is like a mix of Agatha Christie and Kafka in that tantalising mystery is interwoven with political defiance. • 9 January-14 April,Harold Pinter theatre, London. Box office: 0844-871 7622. Continue reading… [hmp_player]

EPL: Sir Alex Ferguson, LMA congratulate Arsene Wenger for breaking Premier League record

The English Premier League Managers Association (LMA) on Sunday congratulated Arsenal manager, Arsène Wenger on surpassing the record for the number of matches managed in the Premier English top flight football league. Wenger hit his 811th match for Arsenal against West Bromwich Albion as the Gunners drew 1-1 in today’s EPL away fixtures. The Frenchman’s […] EPL: Sir Alex Ferguson, LMA congratulate Arsene Wenger for breaking Premier League record [hmp_player]

Antisocial media: why I decided to cut back on Facebook and Instagram

Only when I tried to quit social networks did I realise how addictive and enveloping they are designed to be. Now I am convinced we are heading for a public health crisis It was winter 2016 when I reached rock bottom. I went on a three-day Facebook binge. I can’t remember what set it off, but I remember how it ended. I woke up in a gutter, heart pounding, thinking I was going to die. I knew then that I needed help. I needed to stop. Since that day, I have been social media sober. None of that is true, of course, because it doesn’t work like that. We might joke about being addicted to social media, but we rarely think of it as a real addiction, as something that can seriously affect our health. After all, it is not illegal. You can’t overdose on it. It doesn’t come in a packet with a massive sign saying “Facebook kills” or “Pregnant women should abstain from Instagram”. Continue reading… [hmp_player]

2018: CAN tasks Nigerians on peace, unity

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) of Northern States and Abuja, has urged Nigerians to strive to make peace with each other in 2018. CAN made the call in a statement by its Public Relations Officer, Rev. Joseph Hayab. Hayab stated that as Christians celebrate the new year, there was a need for all citizens […] 2018: CAN tasks Nigerians on peace, unity [hmp_player]