IMF, World Bank Urge Caution With China Loans

  Increased lending by China to developing nations is increasingly under the spotlight amid concerns that growing debt burdens and onerous conditions could sow the seeds of a crisis. The global development lenders, the International Monetary Fund and World Bank, are calling for more transparency about loan amounts and terms, and cautioning governments against relying … Continue reading IMF, World Bank Urge Caution With China Loans

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Video: Marafa Offers Saraki New Wife Following Approval Of N10bn Intervention Fund

    Senator Kabir Marafa, the lawmaker representing Zamfara central, has offered Senate President Bukola Saraki another wife, following the approval of the N10bn Intervention Fund for Zamfara State.  Marafa made the offer while thanking his colleagues for approving the fund aimed at tackling insecurity within the state. The parliamentarian on Thursday said there is room … Continue reading Video: Marafa Offers Saraki New Wife Following Approval Of N10bn Intervention Fund

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Fayose’s Trial: EFCC Seeks Transfer Of Case From Judge, Alleges Bias

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has accused Justice Mojisola Olatoregun of bias in the case involving the immediate past governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose. In a petition dated March 21, 2019 and signed by its acting Chairman, Mr Ibrahim Magu, the anti-graft agency asked the Chief Judge of the Federal … Continue reading Fayose’s Trial: EFCC Seeks Transfer Of Case From Judge, Alleges Bias

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Fabregas Eyes Champions League Return With Monaco

  Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas Eyes Champions League Return With Monaco said on Wednesday his main aim is to take the Ligue 1 club back to the Champions League, a trophy he is yet to win in his illustrious career. Fabregas joined the Principality outfit in January from Premier League outfit Chelsea but they will … Continue reading Fabregas Eyes Champions League Return With Monaco

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Lukaku Urges United Players To Be Confident In Barca Return Clash

  Romelu Lukaku called on Manchester United to play with “arrogance and confidence” against Barcelona as they seek to overturn a 1-0 defeat in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side face an uphill battle at the Camp Nou next week after Luke Shaw’s own goal gave Barca a 1-0 … Continue reading Lukaku Urges United Players To Be Confident In Barca Return Clash

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Kane’s Ankle Injury ‘Significant’ – Tottenham

  Harry Kane’s season could be over after Tottenham Hotspur revealed on Thursday that the England captain suffered “significant” damage to his left ankle during their Champions League win over Manchester City. In statement Spurs also said that examinations revealed that midfielder Dele Alli fractured his left hand during the victory, but that he could … Continue reading Kane’s Ankle Injury ‘Significant’ – Tottenham

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US Urges Sudan Army To Bring Civilians Into Government

  The United States on Thursday urged Sudan’s army to bring civilians into government after ousting veteran leader Omar al-Bashir, saying an announced two-year timeline was too long. The United States calls “on transitional authorities to exercise restraint and to allow space for civilian participation within the government,” State Department spokesman Robert Palladino told reporters. … Continue reading US Urges Sudan Army To Bring Civilians Into Government

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2019 AFCON Draw To Hold On Friday In Cairo

\     The Draw Ceremony for the 32nd Africa Cup of Nations finals will hold in Cairo, Egypt on Friday evening. It is scheduled to take place behind the famous Giza Pyramids from 6pm GMT (7pm Nigeria time). It is the biggest Africa Cup of Nations finals in the history of the competition, it … Continue reading 2019 AFCON Draw To Hold On Friday In Cairo

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Trump Considers Holding Third North Korea Summit

  US President Donald Trump said Thursday he is considering a potential third nuclear summit with North Korea’s leader. “We will be discussing that and potential meetings, further meetings with North Korea and Kim Jong Un,” Trump said in the Oval Office at the start of talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in. A third … Continue reading Trump Considers Holding Third North Korea Summit

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Pele Under ‘Observation’ In Brazil Hospital

  Pele remains under “observation” in a Brazilian hospital, his doctors said Thursday, describing the three-time World Cup winner as “clinically stable”. The latest update on the Brazilian football great’s health comes a day after the Albert Einstein hospital in Sao Paulo said he would need an operation to remove a “ureteral stone”. The 78-year-old … Continue reading Pele Under ‘Observation’ In Brazil Hospital

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