Breaking: Mbappe strikes as France down Spain, win Nations League again

October 10, 2021 Dailymail 0

Kylian Mbappe fired a contentious winner as France came from behind to beat Spain and become the second team to win the Nations League. Mbappe was adjudged to be onside when he slid the ball under Unai Simon after Karim Benzema’s stunning equaliser at Milan’s San Siro. Spain had taken the lead through Mikel Oyarzabal, who shrugged off defender Dayot Read More

Breaking: Fuel scarcity averted as NUPENG calls off proposed strike

October 10, 2021 Editor 0

The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) on Sunday evening has called off its proposed strike. NUPENG’s President, Comrade William Akporeha, and the General Secretary, ComradeAfolabi Olawale revealed this in a press statement. Part of the statement reads: “The leadership of the Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers hereby announced the suspension of the intended Read More

Breaking: Aku Uka, prominent traditional ruler dies in Taraba

October 10, 2021 Andrew Ojih, Jalingo 0

The Jukun Supreme Ruler, and the Chairman, Taraba state Council of Chiefs, His Royal Highness, Dr Shekarau Angyu Masa Ibi, popularly refered to as Aku Uka is dead. Blueprint gathered that the Aku Uka died after a brief illness. He was aged 84. A source confirmed that traditional rites for official announcement of the first class monarch’s demise has commenced. Read More

Breaking: APC sweeps all 17 LG chairmanship, 325 councilourship seats in Plateau

October 10, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

The Plateau State Independent Electoral Commission (PLASIEC), has declared all candidates of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for 17 chairmanship and 325 councillorship position as winners of Saturday’s local government elections. Chairman of the electoral umpire, Mr. Fabian Ntung, made the declaration Sunday morning at the PLASEIC headquarters in Jos. He said the polls were peacefully, transpirantly and fairly conducted. Read More

Happening now: New billionaire owners complete Newcastle takeover as club becomes richest at Premier League

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

Newcastle United are under new Saudi ownership after a £300million deal was agreed with Mike Ashley and signed off by the Premier League.    The takeover was stopped in its tracks by a piracy dispute between the Gulf state and its Premier League broadcast partner beIN Sports, but that was settled earlier this week, paving the way for the takeover to be completed. Read More

Breaking: Francis Uzoho, Ejuke, 9 others on starting lineup as Rohr unveils Super Eagles list vs CAR in FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

Goalkeeper Francis Uzoho will mount the goal post for Nigeria’s Super Eagles as they face Central African Republic (CAR) on the matchday three of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier. Here is the starting lineup for Super Eagles… Nigeria XI vs Central African Republic: Uzoho – Aina, Ekong (c), Balogun, Collins – Onyeka, Aribo, Iheanacho – Simon, Ejuke, Osimhen.

Breaking: New Nobel Literature Prize winner emerges

October 7, 2021 Editor 0

Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah has said he was “surprised and humbled” to be awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism”. The prize is awarded by the Swedish Academy and is worth 10 million Swedish crowns ($1.14m / £840,000). Gurnah, 73, is the author Read More

Breaking: At last, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper arrives ahead CAR FIFA World Cup qualifier

October 6, 2021 Editor 0

With barely 24 hours to FIFA World cup qualifier, Super Eagles first choice goalkeeper, Maduka Okoye, on Wednesday morning arrived the camp of the team in Lagos ahead of Central AIfrica Republic (CAR) clash slated for Thursday. The Sparta Rotterdam goalkeeper was the last player to jet into the camp after 22 players resumed training on Tuesday Neither Okoye, nor Super Read More

Breaking: Buhari set to present 2022 budget to NASS

October 5, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is slated to present 2022 fiscal budget to the joint session of the National Assembly. Before then, the Senate Tuesday received revised 2022 – 2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework ( MTEF) / Fiscal Strategy Paper ( FSP) from the President and gave it expeditious consideration by suspending its relevant rules on stage by stage consideration of such Read More

Breaking: Again, health workers postpone nationwide strike

October 4, 2021 Editor 0

Health workers under the aegis of Joint Health Sector Union (JOHESU) and Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations (AHPA) have postponed their proposed strike. The health bodies said they have reviewed the ultimatum for a strike scheduled to begin by Monday midnight following the outcome of their meeting with the Federal Government on Wednesday. A letter signed by Com. Biobelemoye Josiah, Read More

Breaking: Al-Makura declares interest to contest APC National chairmanship position

October 4, 2021 Mohammed Yangida 0

The Senator representing Nasarawa south Senatorial zone Umaru Tanko Al-Makura has declared his intention to contest for the position of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairmanship position. He made the declaration at the grand finale of the campaign for the  local  government chairmanship election in Lafia on Monday.“I Umaru Tanko Al-Makura wish to contest for the position of the Read More

Breaking: Liverpool, Manchester City share spoils in Premier League thriller

October 3, 2021 BBC 0

Kevin de Bruyne’s deflected late equaliser gave Manchester City a fully deserved point after a moment of genius by Mohamed Salah looked to have earned Liverpool victory in an Anfield thriller. Reigning champions City and Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool were each hoping to take over from Chelsea at the top of the table, but this result means Thomas Tuchel’s side stay Read More

Breaking: Townsend cancels Martial’s goal as Everton cage Manchester United at Old Trafford

October 2, 2021 BBC 0

Andros Townsend’s second-half equaliser earned Everton a deserved point against Manchester United at Old Trafford. Rafael Benitez’s men were unlucky to fall behind just before the break as Anthony Martial scored for the first time since February. But Demarai Gray escaped the attentions of Fred and Aaron Wan-Bissaka as Everton countered from a United corner, setting up the attack which Read More

Breaking: Gunmen strike at night, kidnap permanent secretary, granddaughter

October 2, 2021 Editor 0

A Permanent Secretary, Dr. Ibrahim Garba Musa, has been kidnapped by gunmen in Niger state. Dr. Musa was kidnapped alongside his granddaughter inside their house at after taking part in a wedding ceremony in Zungeru on Friday night. Already, the state government has reportedly confirmed the incident but Niger state Police command are yet to react to the latest development. Read More

Breaking: 5 days after, kidnapped Air Vice-Marshal regains freedom

October 2, 2021 Editor 0

Police have confirmed the release of Air Vice-Marshal Sikiru Smith from his abductors. Smith was abducted on Monday in the Ajah area of Lagos state. Lagos State Commissioner of Police, Hakeem Odumosu, who confirmed the release said the top Air Force officer was freed early Saturday morning. Details loading…

Happening now: Ronaldo, Pogba benched, Martial starts as Manchester United, Everton tango in Premier League game

October 2, 2021 Mirror 0

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has admitted the drama of Wednesday’s last-gasp victory over Villarreal played a big part in his selection for the lunchtime kick-off vs Everton. Cristiano Ronaldo’s stoppage time winner spared Manchester United’s blushes to seal a late 2-1 win on his first Champions League appearance back at Old Trafford. Solskjaer conceded the Portuguese forward’s minutes would “need to be Read More

Breaking: Ex-Military governor in Delta, Cross River is dead

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

A former Military administrator of Delta and Cross River states, Commodore Ibrahim Kefas (Rtd), has died. Kefas served as administrator of both states at different times under General Sani Abacha who was then Nigeria’s President. Blueprint reports that Kefas, passed on on a day Nigeria marked her 61st anniversary of independence. Details loading…

Breaking: Buhari orders Twitter back if…speaks on COVID-19, agriculture, insecurity, others *Read President’s full speech on Nigeria’s 61st independence anniversary

October 1, 2021 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered a conditional lifting of ban on micro-blogging site, Twitter. Buhari who disclosed this during his broadcast on Nigeria’s 61st Independence anniversary on Friday.The President also spoke on other crucial National issues. Read his full speech… INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTY Read More