Battle of Teens: 2 unknown faces clash in US Open final

September 11, 2021 Supersport 0

Win or lose in Saturday’s US Open final, teen sensations Emma Raducanu and Leylah Fernandez have already cemented their star power after announcing themselves on the big stage at Flushing Meadows. The two unseeded players were virtually unknown quantities this year but Fernandez — who turned 19 this week — beat three top-five seeds along the way while Raducanu became Read More

Breaking: Woman, 4 others stabbed as knife attack rocks London

August 30, 2021 Editor 0

A woman is among five people injured in a mass knife fight outside a London Tube station. All those injured in the incident outside Harrow Tube station were in their teens or 20s and were taken to hospital – with two men said to be in a “serious but stable” condition. Harrow Police wrote on Twitter: “We were called at Read More

Manchester United shares soar as Ronaldo returns

August 28, 2021 Editor 0

Shares in Manchester United have soared by 8 per cent as a consequence of Cristiano Ronaldo’s return to the club. On Friday afternoon United announced that they have agreed a deal to bring the 36-year-old back to Old Trafford. That gave a major boost to the shares of United, which is publicly traded in the United States, as reported by CNN. Undoubtedly one of Read More

COVID-19: India vaccinates 10 million people daily

August 28, 2021 AFP 0

India has given more than 10 million Covid-19 jabs in a single day for the first time, authorities said Saturday, as the South Asian giant bolsters its defences for a predicted new surge. The health ministry said the 10 million landmark was passed on Friday, beating the country’s previous daily record of 9.2 million. The government has been stung by Read More

Breaking: FG reveals when ban on Twitter ‘ll be lifted in Nigeria

August 11, 2021 Editor 0

Nigerians will soom return to micro blogging platform, Twitter, after the federal government assured that the ban on the social media operations will soon be lifted. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave this the assurance after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Read More

Osaka reveals Kobe Bryant’s influence on tennis career path

July 17, 2021 Agency Report 0

Japanese tennis star, Naomi Osaka, has narrated how the late Kobe Bryant’s mentorship shaped her career success. “I’m supposed to carry on his mentality,” says the four-time Grand Slam singles champion of her mentor in her Netflix documentary series, Naomi Osaka, released on Friday. Bryant died on January 26, 2020 in air mishap involving a Sikorsky S-76 helicopter that departed from Read More

Indian police summon Twitter head over controversial video

June 18, 2021 Blueprint 0

State police had summoned Twitter’s top official in India for not stopping the spread of a video which allegedly provoked sectarian discord in the country, officials said on Friday. Police in Ghaziabad city in northern Uttar Pradesh state registered a case on Tuesday after the video, showing a group of men beating up an elderly Muslim man, was shared by Read More

Suspension: Twitter writes FG, seeks dialogue

June 16, 2021 Blueprint 0

The federal government Tuesday confirmed that Twitter has formally written to seek for dialogue on issues leading to the indefinite suspension of its operations in the country. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, confirmed this when he featured on Politics Nationwide, a Radio Nigeria call-in programme monitored by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. “I can Read More