Breaking: France stun USA in Tokyo Olympics basketball opener

July 25, 2021 Editor 0

Favourites Team United States of America men basketball team have been defeated by France in their opening game of the ongoing 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. At the end of the match, France got the vital victory after beating basketball giants USA 83-76. With the latest development, France have ended USA 25-match winning streak. It marks the United States’ first Read More

Breaking: In 2021, BBNaija season 6 kicks off with Shine Ya Eye edition

July 24, 2021 Editor 0

Arguably, Africa’s biggest reality Television show, Big Brother Naija, the sixth edition of 2021 kicked off on Saturday night. The opening ceremony of the show kicked-off around 7:30pm, with host Ebuka Obi-Uchendu announcing this edition is tagged Shine Ya Eye. This year’s edition is expected to last up to 72 days as from July 24. Details loading…

Insecurity: Matawalle, others to speak at Arewa media writers conference

July 24, 2021 AbdulRaheem Aodu 0

Governor Bello Mohammed Mutawalle of Zamfara state is expected to address Arewa youths in Kaduna on Sunday on insecurity and political development affecting the Northwest region. A statement signed by National Secretary, Arewa Media Writers, Haidar Hashim Kano on Saturday said the Conference, aimed at addressing insecurity in the region, will equally be graced by Governor Nasir el-Rufai of Kaduna state, the Read More

3 injured as police repel bandits’ attack on Maraban Jos station in Kaduna

Armed bandits on Friday night attacked Maraban Jos Divisional Police station in Igabi local government area of Kaduna state but were repelled by policemen on duty. However, three policemen sustained injuries during the attack. Kaduna state Police Public Relations Officer, ASP Muhammad Jalige, while confirming the attack in a statement on Saturday, said the bandits came in three utility vehicles Read More

South Korea’s Envoy visits Bayelsa, explores investment opportunities

July 24, 2021 Joy Emmanuel 0

Former President, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan, has said great opportunities abound in Bayelsa State for foreign investors. The former Nigerian leader stated this at a state banquet  organised by the Bayelsa state government in honour of the South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, Kim Young-Chae, on Friday night in Yenagoa. Amb. Young-Chae was on a two-day visit to the state. Describing Bayelsa Read More

In Ogun, Gov. Abiodun casts vote as low turn out greets LG poll

The Ogun state governor, Dapo Abiodun, has expressed satisfaction with the conduct of the local government elections held across the state, describing the exercise as “peaceful and transparent”. Abiodun, who stated this Saturday, while speaking with newsmen, shortly after casting his vote at Ward 3, Iperu1, Unit 002, Ita Osanyin, Iperu-Remo, Ikenne Local Government Area of the state, said reports Read More

Breaking: Many escape death, runway shut as plane crash lands

July 24, 2021 Editor 0

The runway of the Ilorin International Airport has been closed to traffic moment after an aircraft in the fleet of one of the major airlines in the country crash landed. Many passengers, including some highly-placed Nigerians, narrowly escaped death, The Nation reports. Already, all the traumatised passengers have been successfully evacuated, while efforts are still to clear the aircraft from Read More

Nigeria’s Oshonaike crashes out of 2020 Olympics, retires

July 24, 2021 Editor 0

Nigeria’s Olufunke Oshonaike has apparently featured at her last Olympic games after she lost to Liu Juan of the USA in their preliminary round singles match in the table tennis event at on Saturday in Tokyo, Japan. Oshonaike who spoke immediately after the match said, “I’m going to appear in Paris 2024 but as a spectator.” Liu, 36, sealed a Read More

Breaking: Chinese wins first 2020 Tokyo Olympic gold medal

July 24, 2021 BBC 0

She had to put her own medal round her neck and sing the national anthem behind a mask, but Chinese shooter Yang Qian still celebrated winning the first gold medal of the Tokyo Olympics. The morning after the delayed Games had opened with a scaled-back and sombre ceremony, Yang won the 10-metre rifle competition in front of empty stands. She Read More

Real Madrid’s Benzema tests positive for COVID-19

July 24, 2021 Agency Report 0

It has been confirmed that Real Madrid star, Karim Benzema, has tested positive for COVID-19. The French striker had planned to rejoin the discipline of the white team this Friday and meet again with Carlo Ancelotti in the new stage of the Italian as Real Madrid coach. Benzema was on vacation since the elimination of France from the European Championship, Read More

Breaking: At last, Jadon Sancho completes Manchester United switch

July 23, 2021 BBC 0

England winger Jadon Sancho says joining Manchester United is “a dream come true” after he completed his £73m move from Borussia Dortmund. Sancho is the second most expensive English player of all time behind his new United team-mate Harry Maguire. He joins United on a five-year deal. “I’ll always be grateful to Dortmund for giving me the opportunity to play Read More

Patricia relocates headquarters to Europe

July 23, 2021 Editor 0

Patricia Technologies Limited is proud to announce that we have moved our operations to the Republic of Estonia, with our headquarters now domiciled in the Northern European country. This global movement is set to strengthen our relationships with marketers and agencies in the global crypto markets, whilst also positioning us as the leading cryptocurrency trading company in Nigeria, Africa, and Europe. This recent development is accompanied by Read More

Breaking: Produce detained Sunday Igboho’s aides, Court tells DSS

July 23, 2021 Editor 0

In Abuja, the Department of States Services (DSS) has been ordered by the federal high court to produce the detained aides of Yoruba nation agitator, Sunday Igboho, on July 29, the next day of adjournment. The DSS had raided the residence of Igboho in Ibadan on July 1 and arrested 13 of his aides. Lawyer to the detainees O. Pelumi, on Read More

Breaking: 3 dead as new Delta COVID-19 variant hits Akwa Ibom hard

July 22, 2021 Editor 0

Three out of 156 persons have lost their lives as a result new Delta COVID-19 cases recorded in Akwa Ibom state. The Secretary to the State Government (SSG) and chairman, Akwa Ibom state COVID-19 Committee, Dr Emmanuel Ekuwem, who spoke on Thursday called on all citizens of the state to obey all COVID-19 guidelines and protocols earlier announced. He declared Read More

Uneasy calm in Mpape as armed robbers drop threat letters, vow to attack Abuja residents

July 22, 2021 Editor 0

Abuja residents are currently wallowing in fear hours after armed robbers reportedly dropped threat letters around Mpape, a suburb near highbrow Maitama district of the Federal Capital Territory. The fear was heightened Thursday morning after many woke up to the information emanating from daredevil men. Though, Police authorities have assured if their readiness to secure the area, however some of Read More

Breaking: IOC names host country for 2032 Olympics

July 21, 2021 Agency Report 0

In summer 2032, the world’s largest sporting event, Olympic Games, will head to Brisbane, Australia. The International Olympic Committee announced Wednesday in Tokyo that Australia will host the Summer Olympic games for the third time. Brisbane will also host the Paralympic Games. Adrian Schrinner, the lord mayor of Brisbane, said the effort to make Brisbane a host city began six Read More

Rickets and the call to serve

July 21, 2021 Goodhead Oche 0

No doubt as time rolls by, days break on others and weeks move into months, months into years and years into decades etc, some individuals, especially leaders we grew up to meet or heard about either in our quest for knowledge or moonlight stories, will of course continue to stand tall in our hearts and even in the larger society. Read More

Breaking: Fresh strike looms in varsities as ASUU alerts FG

July 20, 2021 Editor 0

Another round of strike is looming in the Nigeria’s University following a fresh threat by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) after its next National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. ASUU while speaking on Tuesday, said government officials have been put on alert due to non-payment of 16 months salaries owed some of it’s members. ASUU further stated that in addition Read More

Breaking: Finally, combined security operatives arrest Sunday Igboho

July 20, 2021 Editor 0

Combined security operatives in West Africa have reportedly arrested a popular Yoruba Nation agitator, Sunday Adeyemo also known as Sunday Igboho in Cotonou, Benin Republic. Reports say Igboho was arrested Monday night after fleeing Nigeria to evade arrest by the Department of State Services (DSS). According to Sahara Reporters, a source privy to his departure from Nigeria said he had perfected Read More

Breaking: Court stops Zamfara Assembly from impeaching deputy governor

July 19, 2021 Kehinde Osasona 0

The Federal High Court, Abuja, Monday, stopped the Zamfara House of Assembly from impeaching the Deputy Governor of the state, Mahdi Gusau. Justice Obiora Egwuatu gave the order while delivering a ruling in an ex-parte motion with suit number: FHC/ABJ/CS/650/2021 brought by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), through its Lawyer, Ogwu Onoja, SAN. Details loading…