Osinbajo heads to U.S, meets Pence

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will depart Nigeria on Saturday  for U.S. where he will be meeting with his U.S. counterpart, Mr Mike Pence, and other key groups and interests in the country. Osinbajo’s spokesman, Mr Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja. Ahead of his meeting with Pence on Wednesday […]

Just In: AFCON 2019: Super Eagles beat Burundi 1-0

By Emmanuel Afonne Nigeria’s Super Eagles on Saturday defeated Burundi 1-0 in team’s opening match at ongoing Africa Nations Cup (AFCON) in Egypt. Eagles striker Odion Ighalo who came in as substitute netted the only goal of the match for the Super Eagles to seal a vital three points for the Gernot Rohr tutored side. […]

FIFA WWC: Super Falcons crash out, lose 0-3 to Germany

By Ijeoma Okigbo Germany qualified for an eighth consecutive quarter-final appearance at the FIFA Women’s World Cup by beating the Super Falcons 3-0 at Stade des Alpes in Grenoble on Saturday. The Germans were favourites to win the Round of 16 clash, and it was further evident with 60 percent possession and 12 shots in […]

Breaking: Plane crash averted in Port Harcourt

By Solomon Asowata An Air Peace Flight P47291 from Abuja on Saturday skidded off the runway at the Port Harcourt Airport, Omagwa, while landing due to downpour. However, there was  no casualty in the incident which occurred at 3.42 p.m. after the plane came to a halt some 200 meters in the bush by the runway. […]

GOVERNOR SANI BELLO ASSURES OF GREATER REPRESENTATION OF WOMEN IN GOVERNMENT

….AS DELEGATION FROM AGAIE EXPRESSES GRATITUDE OVER THE APPOINTMENT OF HAJIYA SALAMATU ABUBAKAR AS HoS Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State has restated his administration’s resolve to encourage greater representation of women as a demonstration of its commitment to good governance and gender sensitivity. Governor Sani Bello, who made this known while receiving a […]

Nicki Minaj set to marry childhood friend Kenneth Petty

By Patricia Amogu Rapper, Nicki Minaj has confirmed she is set to marry Kenneth Petty after revealing they have obtained a marriage license. The rapper and Kenneth have been dating for over seven months, when they went official with their relationship on Instagram. She has since spoken about the decision to get the license with […]

FG plans to building more ports, says VP Osinbajo

By Folasade Adeniran Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday said the Federal Government was committed to building more ports across the country to decongest the gridlock in and out of the Apapa ports. Osinbajo made this known in an interview with newsmen after inspecting the Lilipond transit truck park, Creek Road and other network of […]

2019 AFCON: Read what Buhari wants from Super Eagles

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Super Eagles to play every match for the honour of their motherland as they file out in their first match against Burundi in the African Cup of Nations (AFCON), holding in Egypt. The President, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, […]

Multinational JTF kills 42 ISWAP members, destroys gun trucks

By Johnson Eyiangho The Multinational Joint Task Force ((MNJTF) killed 42 members of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) during a clearance operation on the Lake Chad Island on Friday, while several others escaped with gunshot wound. Col. Timothy Antigha, the Chief of Military Public Information of the MNJTF, who confirmed this in a […]