EFCC picks director of operations to fill in for suspended acting chairman

Mr Mohammed Umar, the Director of Operations, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has been picked to oversee the affairs of the agency in the absence of Ibrahim Magu. A top official of the commission disclosed this to newsmen in Abuja on Tuesday. The source, who asked not to be named, said Umar was chosen […]

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Federal, Lagos governments draw traffic plan towards six months closure of Third Mainland Bridge

Federal and Lagos State Governments on Tuesday announced traffic management plan towards partial closure of the ‘Third Mainland Bridge’ for six months maintenance. At a joint media briefing, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, said that the routine maintenance of the bridge, would be carried out from July 24 to Jan. […]

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Nigerian government frees 7,813 inmates to curb coronavirus spread in correctional centres

The federal government says 7,813 inmates have so far been released from the Nigeria Correctional Service Centres across the country since the outbreak of COVID-19 to curb the spread of the virus among inmates. Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice said this on Tuesday in Abuja, to celebrate the achievement […]

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Lazio defender sent off for biting opponent during Lecce loss

Lazio’s Serie A title challenge is all but over after they lost 2-1 to relegation threatened Lecce on Tuesday night, with the added embarrassment of one of their players being sent off for biting an opponent. Patric, right-back for Lazio, was given his marching orders in the 93rd minute after he was captured by VAR […]

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Nigeria’s central bank ‘devalues’ Naira again

The Central Bank of Nigeria on Tuesday adjusted the value of the naira to exchange to the dollar at N381, as parts of measures to converge the nation’s multiple exchange rates and ensure stability. Although the CBN has not officially made its position known, data obtained on the website of FMDQ OTC Securities Exchange on […]

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EPL: Charlie Nicholas predicts Brighton vs Liverpool, Man City vs Newcastle, Sheffield vs Wolves fixtures

Former Arsenal forward, Charlie Nicholas, has predicted some of today’s Premier League fixtures. Manchester City will host Newcastle United at the Etihad Stadium after losing 1-0 to Southampton in their last game. Liverpool will face Brighton in an away Premier League clash following a 2-0 victory against Aston Villa in their previous match. Wolves will […]

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Hoodlums vandalize pipeline at Aboru over fuel theft

The Director-General, Lagos State Emergency Management Agency, LASEMA, Dr. Olufemi Oke-Osanyintolu, has said that hoodlums have vandalized pipeline at Aboru, Iyan-Ipaja, for fuel theft. Oke-Osanyintolu disclosed this to newsmen on Wednesday, adding that the LASEMA’s Response Team (LRT) discovered the unlawful operation in Lagos. He said that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) had been […]

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EPL: Solskjaer identifies 3 players to sign for Manchester United

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified three defenders to partner Harry Maguire in the defence, according to ESPN. Solskjaer is looking for a fast and physical centre-back to play alongside Maguire and made a three-man wishlist. Bournemouth defender, Nathan Ake, Aston Villa defender Tyrone Mings and AC Milan’s Alessio Romagnoli were part of […]

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Serie A: Maurizio Sarri explains why Juventus lost 4-2 to AC Milan

Juventus head coach, Maurizio Sarri, has said that AC Milan defeated his side 4-2 in the Serie A fixture on Tuesday night because his team only played well in the first 60 minutes of the encounter. He also said that there was no point dwelling on their ‘total blackout’ against AC Milan, adding that Juventus […]

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CITY GATE MINNA – CHANCHAGA ROAD TO WEAR A NEW LOOK……

AS GOVERNOR ABUBAKAR SANI BELLO DIRECTS THE IMMEDIATE MOBILIZATION OF A CONSTRUCTION COMPANY TO SITE In matching words to action, the City Gate Minna – Chanchaga road that has been in bad state for sometimes, is about to wear a new look as Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has directed the State Infrastructure […]

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