Madrid Handed Disappointing Draw At Leganes

  Real Madrid took the Monday night slot reserved for La Liga’s lower teams and never really looked out of place as Karim Benzema’s goal was enough only for a 1-1 draw away to Leganes.  Madrid delivered another thoroughly underwhelming performance at Butarque to remain 13 points adrift of Barcelona, with Zinedine Zidane’s second reign … Continue reading Madrid Handed Disappointing Draw At Leganes

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We Won’t Argue Sub Judice Petitions, INEC Tells PDP

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has reacted to the recent claims by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on the outcome of the presidential election. INEC reacted in a statement on Monday by its National Commissioner and Chairman of Information and Voter Education, Mr Festus Okoye. “The Commission is a law-abiding institution and will … Continue reading We Won’t Argue Sub Judice Petitions, INEC Tells PDP

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Arsenal Move Into Top Four With Victory Over 10-Man Watford

  Arsenal moved into the Premier League top four but made hard work of seeing off 10-man Watford 1-0 thanks to Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s fortunate early opener on Monday. Aubameyang profited from an error by Watford goalkeeper Ben Foster as he blasted an attempted clearance in off the Gabon international. Watford captain Troy Deeney was then … Continue reading Arsenal Move Into Top Four With Victory Over 10-Man Watford

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Presidential Election: PDP Protests Alleged Non-Release Of Materials By INEC

  The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has criticised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) for allegedly refusing to release the election materials used for the conduct of the February 23 Presidential Election. In a statement on Monday by its National Publicity Secretary, Kola Ologbondiyan, the PDP asked the INEC Chairman, Professor Mahmood Yakubu, not to … Continue reading Presidential Election: PDP Protests Alleged Non-Release Of Materials By INEC

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UNESCO Pledges To Support France In Saving, Restoring Notre-Dame Cathedral

  The United Nations’ cultural agency said Monday that it “stood at France’s side to save and restore” Notre-Dame cathedral, “a priceless heritage” which erupted in flames earlier in the afternoon. Audrey Azoulay, secretary general of UNESCO, said the agency was monitoring the effort to put out the blaze, which consumed the iconic church’s spire as … Continue reading UNESCO Pledges To Support France In Saving, Restoring Notre-Dame Cathedral

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UNESCO Pledges To Support France In Saving, Restoring Notre-Dame Cathedral

  The United Nations’ cultural agency said Monday that it “stood at France’s side to save and restore” Notre-Dame cathedral, “a priceless heritage” which erupted in flames earlier in the afternoon. Audrey Azoulay, secretary general of UNESCO, said the agency was monitoring the effort to put out the blaze, which consumed the iconic church’s spire as … Continue reading UNESCO Pledges To Support France In Saving, Restoring Notre-Dame Cathedral

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UTME: Over 50 ‘Professional Examination Writers’ Arrested – JAMB

  The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it has arrested no fewer than 50 professional examination writers who sat for candidates in the ongoing Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME). The spokesman for the board, Dr Fabian Benjamin, disclosed this in the agency’s weekly bulletin published on Monday. According to him, the impostors were … Continue reading UTME: Over 50 ‘Professional Examination Writers’ Arrested – JAMB

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Trump To Give ‘Incredible’ Woods Top Medal

  President Donald Trump, a lifelong golfer, and owner of golf resorts announced Monday he’ll be awarding Tiger Woods the country’s highest civilian honor after his Masters’ victory. “Spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the great victory he had in yesterday’s @TheMasters,” Trump tweeted. “Because of his incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, … Continue reading Trump To Give ‘Incredible’ Woods Top Medal

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El-Rufai Appoints New Finance Commissioner, Accountant-General

  The Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has appointed Muhammad Saidu as the new Commissioner of Finance in the state. The appointment was made public in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the Governor on Media and Publicity, Samuel Aruwan. According to Aruwan, the position has been vacant since the resignation of the … Continue reading El-Rufai Appoints New Finance Commissioner, Accountant-General

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Macron Cancels Major Policy Speech Over Cathedral Fire

  French President Emmanuel Macron has cancelled a major televised policy speech he was due to give on Monday evening over the “terrible fire ravaging Notre-Dame.” He also expressed the “emotion of a whole nation” on seeing the famed Notre-Dame cathedral ablaze and its spire collapse. “Notre-Dame consumed by flames. The emotion of a whole … Continue reading Macron Cancels Major Policy Speech Over Cathedral Fire

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