Champions League: Mark Clattenburg speaks on two VAR decisions against Man City

Former Premier League referee, Mark Clattenburg, has applauded the match officials, for two criticial decisions in the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur. City have crashed out of the competition despite winning 4-3 at the Etihad, having lost 1-0 away to Spurs. Pep Guardiola’s men were also victims of Video […]

Europa League: Arsenal confirms four players to miss Napoli clash

Arsenal have confirmed that the likes of Denis Suarez, Hector Bellerin, Rob Holding and Danny Welbeck will all miss their Europa League quarter-final second leg tie against Napoli on Thursday night. According to a statement released through the club’s official website, Suarez, Bellerin, Holding and Welbeck are all currently injured. Arsenal defeated Napoli 2-0 in […]

Actress Rita Edochie refuses to celebrate her birthday because of Atiku

Nollywood actress, Rita Edochie, has said she did not celebrate her birthday yesterday in solidarity with Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. She, however, called for prayers in order for Atiku to reclaim his allegedly stolen mandate in court. According to the veteran actress, after many years of Independence, Nigerians deserve better than […]

‘We will not fail Nigerians’ – President Buhari tells Bill Gates

President Buhari last night commended one of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates for his consistent and generous support to public causes around the globe, and specifically for supporting the eradication of polio and HIV diseases in Africa and Nigeria in particular. Speaking in a telephone call to congratulate the President upon his resounding election […]

Support Little League Nigeria Programme, US Envoy Urges

The U.S. Consulate Public Affairs Officer, Mr  Russell Brooks on Wednesday asked Nigerians to support the Nigeria little league programme. Mr Brooks stated this while speaking at the closing ceremony of the OyoUnited States Consulate-supported Little League Nigeria 2019 Baseball Tournament held at the Oval Pitch Section of the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium in Ibadan. According […]

Subsidy Removal: We’re Yet To Find Workable formula – FG

The Federal Government has said that its inability to find a formula that works for the country is the reason why it has not been able to design buffers against removal of petroleum subsidy. Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, explained while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive […]

Olowo Of Owo Joins Ancestors

The Olowo of Owo in Ondo State, Oba Folagbade Olateru Olagbegi CFR is dead. Oba Olagbegi passed away Tuesday night at the age of 77. He was installed as the traditional ruler of the ancient town in 2003 by the late Governor Olusegun Agagu. He was appointed Chancellor of the University of Benin in 2005 […]

Anti Smuggling War: Customs Western Marine Command Begins 24 Hours Creek Patrol

In an avowed determination to frustrate smuggling activities on the waterways ahead of the Easter celebration, the Western Marine Command, Nigeria Customs Service (NCS)  has commenced 24 hours routine patrol of the creeks. Public Relations Officer of the command , Emmanuel Tangwa told journalists  in Lagos shortly after the destruction of frozen poultry products intercepted […]

Don’t Abandon Free Education In Imo State, Okorocha Urges Ihedioha

As part of his passion for education and development, the outgoing Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha has pleaded with the incoming administration of Chief Emeka Ihedioha not to abandon the free education programme run in the state. Governor Okorocha made the plea at the Government House Owerri said that the establishment of more universities, polytechnics […]