Premier League star, who reached 2018 World Cup semifinals spotted fighting in public

The 25-year-old shotstopper was seen throwing punches in a video which left a bouncer blacked-eye after the row. Onlookers can be heard remarking: “It’s Pickford” before one yelled: “Jordan you knob “. SunSport however reports that Pickford had been dragged away from the scene of the incident before the cops arrived. The publication further revealed […]

PDP in early lead in Rivers guber poll as INEC resumes collation

The People’s Democratic Party has taken a lead in the resumed collation of the Rivers State governorship polls. The party polled 40, 197 in Port Harcourt LGA while the AAC got 11866. In Ikwerre LGA which is where the minister of transportation, Chibuike Amaechi hails from, the PDP scored 14,938 and the AAC had 5,660. […]

Tension as Lionel Messi is ruled out of Barcelona vs Man Utd UCL cracker

Lionel Messi has been ruled out of Barcelona’s Champions League showdown against Manchester United. According to thesportsrush. com, the Argentine superstar, who doubles as Barcelona captain suffered a huge setback after cropping an injury in Monday’s training session after their win over Espanyol in the league’s Catalan derby. Interestingly, this development will come as a […]

Tribunal orders INEC to grant PDP access to Plateau governorship election materials

The legal team of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been given the green light to access to materials used for the governorship election in Plateau State. The directive follows an order by the governorship election petition tribunal sitting in Jos, the state capital, to the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC. INEC was also ordered […]

Dubai’s Quran Park to offer free entry for visitors

(File photo) The park will provide a chance to learn about miracles mentioned in the Holy Quran. The ‘Al Quran Park‘, scheduled to be opened today at 3pm in Dubai’s Al Khawaneej area, will provide the visitors a chance to learn more about The Holy Quran. The Dubai Municipality announced on its official Twitter profile that it will […]

2019 UTME: JAMB reschedules printing of exam slips to April 4

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has rescheduled printing of the 2019/20 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination, UTME, slips to Thursday, April 4. JAMB’s Head of Media and Publicity, Dr Fabian Benjamin disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Tuesday in Abuja. The printing of the examination slips was initially […]

Nigerian govt says borehole drilling will curb lead poisoning

The Federal government has disclosed that the emphasis on borehole drilling across the nation is to address the perennial challenges of Lead poisoning by some communities in northern parts of the country. A Director in the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Daniel U.Udo, who made the revelation during the activities, organised to mark the […]

BUTH successfully performs first spinal surgery

The Orthopaedic Department of the Babcock University Teaching Hospital, BUTH, in Ilishan-Remo, Ogun, said on Tuesday that it had successfully carried out its first spine surgery. This is coming barely three months after the hospital recorded its first total knee replacement surgical procedure. Speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria, Dr Kelechukwu Onuoha, Consultant Orthopaedic […]

Fintiri raises alarm over `last minute’ employment, award of bogus contracts in Adamawa

Adamawa Governor-elect, Ahmadu Fintiri, has cautioned the out-going Governor Mohammed Bindow’s administration against what he described as “last minute employment and award of bogus contract.” Mr Fintiri, in a statement issued on Tuesday in Yola by his media aide, Solomon Kumangar, also urged banks not to give “arbitrary loans” to the outgoing government. The governor-elect […]

‘Nigeria pays lowest export fees for agricultural produce in Africa’

The Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, says Nigeria charges one of the lowest fees for the inspection and certification of agricultural produce for export on the continent. Dr Chigozie Nwodo, the Head of Media, Communication and Strategies Unit, NAQS disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday in Abuja. Mr Nwodo said that the agency was […]