Breaking: Bayern Munich win 9th consecutive Bundesliga title

May 8, 2021 BBC 0

Bayern Munich were crowned champions of Germany for the ninth straight season after nearest challengers RB Leipzig lost to Borussia Dortmund. Leipzig, who started the day seven points behind the leaders with three games left, went down 3-2. England’s Jadon Sancho doubled the lead after Marco Reus got the first goal. Lukas Klostermann and Dani Olmo made it 2-2 before Read More

Alleged abuse of office, others: Indigenes want Somolu LG boss suspended

May 6, 2021 Editor 0

The Lagos State House of Assembly has been urged to suspend the chairman of Somolu Local Government Area, Hon. AbdulHamed Salawu, over alleged gross abuse of office, nepotism, disregard for constituted authorities as well as falsified identity and certificate. The call was made by some indigenes of the local government under the auspices of the United Somolu Congress (USC) after Read More

Madrid Open: Konta beats Putintseva

April 30, 2021 Blueprint 0

British number one Johanna Konta began her clay-court campaign with victory over Yulia Putintseva in the first round of the Madrid Open. Konta, seeded 15th at the event, beat Kazakhstan’s Putintseva 6-4 6-2 for just her third victory of the year. The Briton missed Great Britain’s Billie Jean King Cup play-off tie against Mexico this month to prepare for the Read More

Insecurity: Nigeria can`t afford another civil war, Osinbajo warns

April 28, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Vice President Yomi Osinbajo, has warned that Nigeria cannot afford another civil war, hence the need for political elites in the country to speak up against the calls for disintegration and the worsening insecurity. Osinbajo stated this Tuesday night at an interactive section with Anambra state All Progressives Congress (APC) governorship aspirants organized by the state chapter of APC Patriots. Read More


Titan Trust Bank shines at UK Global Brands Magazine awards, wins in 2 categories

April 27, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Titan Trust Bank Limited has clinched two international awards at the United Kingdom-based 2021 annual Global Brands Magazine awards released at the weekend. The bank emerged winner in two categories, beating other nominees to win the ‘Best New Commercial Banking Brand’ and ‘Fastest Growing Digital Banking Brand in Nigeria for the year 2021’. The lender clinched the coveted influential awards Read More

UFC to fight in Africa in 2022 in honour of Kanaru Usman

April 26, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

As Nigerian born African champion, Kanaru Usman knocked out Jorge Masvidal to retain world MMA title as the world welterweight champion in the early hours of Sunday 25th April 2021 (WAT), the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to stage the 2022 champions fight in Africa in honour of the current champion.  Following Kamaru Usman’s electrifying title defense, at the weekend, the Read More

Breaking: Tottenham sack Mourinho

April 19, 2021 BBC 0

Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham after just 17 months in charge. The Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs manager in November 2019 and guided the club to sixth in the Premier League last season. They are currently seventh, having picked up two points from their past three league games, and were knocked out of the Europa League in Read More

Russian holds live-fire drills in Black Sea

April 15, 2021 Agi Onda, with Agency 0

Russian navy holds live-fire drills in anticipating for America’s Arleigh Burke class destroyers USS Donald Cook and USS Roosevelt today. ‘Two missile ships – the Graivoron and Vyshny Volochek – are taking part in sea-level and aerial target practice alongside the missile hovercraft Samum while accompanied by frigate Admiral Makarov and mine-sweeping ship Ivan Golubets,’ the Russian navy’s Black Sea Read More

Breaking: Queen Elizabeth II ‘s husband, Duke of Edinburgh, is dead

April 9, 2021 AP 0

Buckingham Palace officials say Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has died. He was 99. “It is with deep sorrow that Her Majesty The Queen has announced the death of her beloved husband, His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh,” the palace said. “His Royal Highness passed away peacefully this morning at Windsor Castle.” Philip spent Read More

AstraZeneca: After vaccinating over 18 million, UK records 30 blood clotting cases

April 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Thirty cases of rare blood clotting have been recorded in Britain among more than 18 million people who have had the AstraZeneca vaccination, the national medicines regulator said Friday. “The benefits of the vaccines against Covid-19 continue to outweigh any risks,” the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said, urging the public to keep taking the vaccine. Up to Read More

UK govt funds Nigeria’s first open-source business intelligence platform

April 1, 2021 David Agba 0

The UK government through its UK-Nigeria Tech Hub has launched an open-source business intelligence platform aimed at providing transparent and reliable data about the Nigerian tech sector. The UK High Commission in Nigeria announced this Thursday through a statement by Ndidiamaka Eze, Press & Public Affairs Officer at the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos. The UK-Nigeria Tech Hub is Read More

EFCC arrests 34 ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Ibadan, Lagos

April 1, 2021 Bayo Agboola 0

Operatives of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, ( EFCC)  Ibadan zonal officeon Friday arrested 34 suspected ‘Yahoo Boys’ in Ibadan and Lagos. In a statement made available to journalists in Ibadan stated that 24 of the arrested Yahoo Boys were apprehended in Ibadan at their hideout in Apete area of the town. The commission maintained that the remaining 10  Read More

Effium massacre: Declare state of emergency in Ebonyi to save lives, AESID urges FG

March 31, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Association of Ebonyi State Indigenes in the Diaspora (AESID) has called on the federal government to immediately declare a state of emergency in Ebonyi state to put a stop to the ongoing killings defenceless citizens in Effium community, a suburb in Ohaukwu Local Government Area of the state. According to AESID, another group of hired militia yesterday (Tuesday) stormed Read More

COVID-19: Group clears air on Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, urges citizens to support NPCDA’s efforts

March 25, 2021 Editor 0

The National Vanguard for Covd-19 Vaccine Administration and Advocacy says there is no need for panic over the Oxford/AstraZeneca vaccine, assuring Nigerians that it is safe and effective for the cure of the coronavirus.  The group, which gave this assurance at a press conference on Thursday in Abuja, noted that the benefits of the vaccine outweigh the risk or any Read More

Breaking: Okonjo-Iweala’s father is dead

March 15, 2021 Editor 0

Professor Chukuka Okonjo, the father of new Director General of World Trade Organisation (WTO) Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala has died at the age of 91. This was revealed by the Dr. Ngozi on Monday. Details loading…

Residents scamper for safety as robbers attack bank in Osun

March 11, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

Residents of Okuku in Odo-Otin local government area of Osun state have been thrown into panic as some robbers invaded a generation bank in the town.  The robbers, who invaded the twin in their numbers, arrived the town around noon and started shooting sporadically into the air.  The shooting caused panic as residents immediately scampered for safety. The amount carted away Read More

2023: APC women set up lobby group, target 108 Rep members

March 11, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the women wing of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) led by the representative in the Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Hon. Stella Okotete, has said that it will work to achieve about 108 female members in the House of Representatives. Currently, only 11 female lawmakers are in the House of Representatives out of the Read More

Breaking: UK set to repatriate £4.2m stolen by Ibori

March 9, 2021 Editor 0

The United Kingdom (UK) is set to repatriate monies stolen by former Delta state governor James Ibori. Already, UK has signed a Memorandum of Understanding to return the sum of £4.2 million of stolen assets stolen by the former governor. The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Catriona Laing, disclosed in Abuja, during the signing of the MoU at the Conference Read More

HealthPlus: Why PCN must remain neutral

March 6, 2021 Editor 0

The Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) has recently involved itself in a needless controversy over the disagreement between Alta Semper Capital, a renowned U.K. investment firm and Mrs. Bukky George, the founder and erstwhile Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of pharmaceutical retailer HealthPlus Limited. It all started in 2017 when Alta Semper began talks with HealthPlus to give a lifeline to Read More