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

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

PIB: Stop instigating violence in Niger Delta, Bayelsa Senator warns Dickson

July 23, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The Senator representing Bayelsa East, Biobarakuma Wangagha Degi-Eremienyo, has warned former governor of Bayelsa state Senator Henry Seriake Dickson to stop instigating violence in the Niger Delta over the contentious Petroleum Industry Bill ((PIB). Degi-Eremienyo was reacting to a press conference by Dicskon on Thursday where where he accused the Minister of State (Petroleum resources), Chief Timipre Sylva of allegedly 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

‘The Fashion Knot’, a dream that refused to die -CEO

July 15, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

New Fashion brand, The Fashion Knot, founded by Francoise Merus, a Ghanaian Haitian-American woman currently residing in Atlanta, Georgias in the United States is beginning to warm its way into people’s hearts. Between June 18 and the present in which it was launched it has garnered over 10 thousand followers. In a little over one month. Thanks to another creation Read More

FG commissions electric vehicle charging station in Lagos

July 13, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

The federal government has commissioned the first solar-powered electric vehicle charging station at the University of Lagos. The project is the initiative of the National Automotive Design and Development Agency, NADDC, under the Elective Vehicle Pilot Project. The commissioning, which took place Tuesday at the university’s faculty of engineering, was attended by the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Adeniyi Read More

Cult war claims 10 persons in Asaba

July 13, 2021 Amaechi Okwara 0

No fewer than 10 persons have been killed in Asaba, Delta state, as rival cult groups, Aromate and black axe confraternities engaged in reprisal attacks. There was palpable tension in Asaba metropolis especially the affected areas as fear gripped residents. Details of the incident was sketchy as at press time but a reliable source said trouble trouble began following the Read More

Introducing Horace Tempo, music producer/musician

July 10, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Music producer and musician, Horace Tempo, born Horace Wangnin Saizonou blew into the music space about one and half years ago. In that little time, he has not only carved a niche of his own but has built a cult following that has devoutly identified with his musical identity and are willing to walk with him on his journey. While Read More

Rotational Presidency uncounstitutional, Yahaya Bello tells Southern governors

July 9, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

Kogi state governor Yahaya Bello, said the agitations by the Southern governors to produce the next president “is unconstitutional.” Yahaya Bello said both Nigeria law book and the constitution of all political parties does not in any way give credence to such agitation. Speaking Friday in Abuja at a two-day workshop for the crime reporters and political reporters, governor Bello Read More

FCT not safe haven for kidnappers, vandals – NSCDC boss

July 7, 2021 Abdullahi Muhammad 0

The Commandant of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Command, Dr. Peter Simon Maigari, has vowed to swiftly rid Abuja, the nation’s capital city of the seemingly unending menace of kidnapping and vandalism. Maigari, disclosed that already he is talking with heads of other security agencies such as; Commissioner of Police, Director of State Read More

Breaking: Uneasy calm as gunmen assassinate President in Haiti

July 7, 2021 Editor 0

Haiti’s President Jovenel Moïse has been killed in an attack on his home in the nation’s capital, according to the country’s interim prime minister. Claude Joseph said the president’s residence in Port-au-Prince was stormed by unidentified armed men at 01:00 local time (05:00 GMT). The First Lady was reportedly also injured in the attack. Mr Joseph said that “all measures Read More

Matawalle sack all special advisers

July 4, 2021 Sanusi Muhammad 0

Zamfara State Governor, Bello Mohammed Matawalle has on Sunday relieved all his Special Advisers of their appointments. This was made known by the Acting Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Kabiru Balarabe in a statement issued to Newsmen in Gusau this evening.The statement hinted that the desolation does not affect the Special Adviser on Security matters.  “This decision is in Read More

Breaking: US sprint sensation, Richardson, tests positive for cannabis, to miss Tokyo Olympics

July 2, 2021 Reuters 0

American sprinter Sha’Carri Richardson, expected to be one of the biggest draws at the Tokyo Olympics, will miss the 100 metres at the Games after accepting a one-month ban for testing positive for cannabis during her U.S. trials victory in June. The United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) confirmed the suspension on Friday, though the 21-year-old still has a chance of Read More

It will be great to score against Mexico – Sunday Adetunji

July 2, 2021 Blueprint 0

Rivers United forward Sunday Adetunji has expressed his desire to score when the Super Eagles confront Mexico in the international friendly Saturday in the USA. In a telephone chat, the former Plateau United star who is one of the forwards selected for the game, pointed out that the match is a big opportunity for him and his colleagues to make Read More

Accident claims 11 lives in Osun

June 26, 2021 Lateef Ibrahim 0

The accident that occurred at Gbongan in Ayedaade local government area of Osun state, Friday evening, has claimed 11 lives.  Another 22 passengers also sustained serious injuries in the road crash.  The spokesperson of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Mrs Agnes Ogungbemi, who confirmed this to newsmen, Saturday morning, said that 33 passengers were involved in the two vehicle Read More

Labour, coalition want Nigeria to vote against blockade of Cuba

June 23, 2021 Moses John 0

The Nigeria Movement of Solidarity with Cuba has urge Nigeria Government to vote against continuing blockade of Cuba by the United States of America. The group in a protest letter against the economic blockade handed down to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, said such action is tantamount to genocide. Leader of the group, Comrade Biodun Aremu said Cuba Read More

Buhari committed more resources to infrastructure than Jonathan, Obasanjo – APC group

June 7, 2021 Bode Olagoke 0

A group of the All Progressives Congress (APC) under the aegis of APC Legacy Awareness & Campaign (APC-LAC), said that President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration committed more resources to infrastructure than any other administration since 1999. The administrations before President Muhammadu Buhari include former President Olusegun Obasanjo and ex-President Goodluck Jonathan. In its weekly reports of Buhari’s legacies through a statement Read More