ABUJA- VICE President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo; President of the Senate, Senator Ahmad Lawan and Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Sunday extolled the leadership virtues of the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central
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Real Madrid’s Eden Hazard came off with an injury in the loss to Levante, with Zinedine Zidane fearful over the extent of the problem. Eden Hazard’s availability for Real Madrid’s crunch fixtures against Manchester City and Barcelona appears in doubt after Zinedine Zidane admitted his latest injury “doesn’t look good”. The Belgium forward hobbled offRead
The Lagos State Police Command has arrested members of ‘Aiye’ and ‘Eiye’ confraternity who engaged themselves in a battle for supremacy over the weekend at Iso Isu area of Ijora Badia. A statement signed by the Lagos Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Bala Elkana and released to newsmen on Sunday in Lagos, said that theyRead More
Barcelona players will reportedly undergo coronavirus checks when they land in Naples this week, as authorities batten down the hatches to prevent the epidemic spreading further. The hysteria surrounding the virus reached fever pitch in Italy over the weekend. There are more than 100 confirmed cases of the potentially deadly illness in the country, andRead
A “bomb attack” on a rally in support of Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed injured nearly 30 people Sunday, a police official said, in the latest sign of instability ahead of elections in August. The incident occurred in the town of Ambo, located roughly 100 kilometres (60 miles) west of the capital, Addis Ababa. “TheRead More
It's being a very peaceful atmosphere so far in this dramatic but exciting election. It's being regarded as the best atmosphere during any presidential election in Togo's history for the past half a century.
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Adamawa United Football Club of Yola on Sunday defeated visiting FC IfeanyiUbah of Nnewi 2-1 in a Match Day 21 fixture of the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Jibrin Abubakar and Idris Abubakar scored for the hosts in the match’s 12th and 69th minutes respectively atRead More
Emma Ujah The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) had by December 2019 liquidated 425 financial institutions. An Assistant Director (AD) in the Insurance and Surveillance Department of the NDIC, Mr John Abiodun, disclosed this at the Quarterly Forum of the Finance Correspondents Association of Nigeria (FICAN), in Abuja, at the weekend. According to him, theRead More
Governor Rotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State, on Sunday, said the gang-up against his re-election bid will soon crumble like a pack of cards. Governor Akeredolu said this in a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, CPS, Segun Ajiboye, in Akure, the state capital.
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Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula on Sunday confirmed the death of its leader Qassim al-Rimi and appointed a successor, weeks after the US said it had “eliminated” the Islamist militant chief, SITE Intelligence group said. The announcement came in an audio speech delivered by AQAP religious official Hamid bin Hamoud al-Tamimi, said the group whichRead
Gen. Yakubu Gowon (Rtd), former Nigeria Head of States and National Chairman of ‘Nigeria Prays’ on Sunday, led the group in a prayer rally for peace to reign in the North East zone and Nigeria at large. Speaking during the one-day prayer rally organised by Nigeria Prays, North-East zone held in Bauchi, with the theme:Read More
By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari Sunday said that his administration has significantly weakened Boko Haram’s military capability to invade and hold Nigerian territory unchallenged. President Buhari who said this while reacting to the attack on Garkida community of Adamawa State by the Boko Haram insurgents sympathized with families of the victims. The President inRead
In what seems like an unusual turn, men in Jos are gradually taking over the beauty business. News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that years ago, the business of making women beautiful was considered a job exclusively for the female gender. It was generally the belief that only a woman knows how best to makeRead More
Armand Duplantis just clipped the bar on Sunday when he attempted to break the pole vault world record for a third straight weekend. After jumping 6.01m to win the “All Star Perche” competition in Clermont, Duplantis had the bar raised to 6.19m. The Swede had broken the old world record on February 8 with aRead More
Andy Robertson has admitted that he regrets pushing Lionel Messi during Liverpool’s thrilling Champions League semi-final with Barcelona last season. That infamous night at Anfield saw the Reds overturn a three-goal first-leg deficit on their way to lifting the trophy, beating the Catalan giants 4-0 on Merseyside. Robertson – who was substituted through injuryRead
An elderly cancer patient became the third person known to be infected with the coronavirus to die in Italy, health officials said on Sunday, as the number of people contracting the virus continued to mount. The death of the woman in a hospital in the small city of Crema in Lombardy, the centre of Italy’sRead More
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Paramount’s adventure comedy “Sonic the Hedgehog” clung to a narrow lead in the North American box office this weekend, taking in an estimated $26.3 million, industry watcher Exhibitor Relations reported Sunday. “Sonic,” starring Jim Carrey as the villainous Dr. Robotnik, recounts the adventures of a turbocharged blue hedgehog with supersonic speed. Films based on videoRead
The likes of Desmond Elliot, Segun Arinze, Monalisa Chinda, Eucheria Anobi, Annie Marculy Idibia, amongst other top celebrities honoured Regina Daniels Nwoko at the public presentation of Regina Magazine held in Sheraton hotel, Abuja on Saturday. The event was chaired by former Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Kabiru Tanimu Turaki while the chiefRead
By Peter Okutu Governor David Umahi of Ebonyi State, weekend ordered the sack and arrest of Ubeyi Development Centre Coordinator, Hon. Uche Ibiam, who allegedly shot dead one Enyinna Ibiam at the state primaries of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP. The order came barely after two days of the bloody councillorship primaries of the PeoplesRead
Despite denial by the Oluwo of Iwoland, Oba Abdulrosheed Akanbi, that he did not punch the Agbowu of Ogbaagbaa, Oba Dhikurulahi Akinropo, he(Agbowu), on Sunday, insisted that Oluwo punched him.
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