Nigerian Army Seeks 1bn Naira For Local Manufacturing Of Fighting Vehicles

The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai has revealed that the Nigerian Army is sourcing for N1 billion to support indigenous production of equipment and armoured fighting vehicles in the country. He stated that the monies which will be sourced internally and externally will support the Nigerian Army Vehicle Manufacturing Company (NAVMC) to … Continue reading Nigerian Army Seeks 1bn Naira For Local Manufacturing Of Fighting Vehicles

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Norwich Promoted To Premier League After Three-Year Absence

  Norwich City secured promotion to the English Premier League after a three-year absence with a 2-1 win at home to Blackburn Rovers on Saturday. The victory left Championship leaders Norwich nine points clear of third-placed Leeds with just six left to play for in the final two regular-season games and only the top two … Continue reading Norwich Promoted To Premier League After Three-Year Absence

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Multiple Injured In US Synagogue Shooting

  A man opened fire at a synagogue in California, injuring multiple people, police said Saturday after they arrested him. “A man has been detained for questioning in connection with a shooting incident at the Chabad of Poway synagogue,” tweeted San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore. “@SDSOPoway Deputies were called to Chabad Way just before 11:30 … Continue reading Multiple Injured In US Synagogue Shooting

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Messi Fires Barca To Eighth La Liga Title In 11 Years

  Lionel Messi clinched an eighth La Liga title for Barcelona in 11 seasons on Saturday as he scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at home to Levante. The Argentine star struck his league-leading 34th goal of the campaign after coming off the bench for the second half to help Barca wrap up … Continue reading Messi Fires Barca To Eighth La Liga Title In 11 Years

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Police Smash $30m Fake Lego Ring In China

  Chinese police have dismantled a ring accused of manufacturing some $30 million worth of counterfeit Lego sold across the country, authorities said. Police earlier this week raided the premises of Lepin — a Chinese toymaker manufacturing Lego knockoffs in the southern city of Shenzhen — arresting four people, Shanghai police said on Friday. “In … Continue reading Police Smash $30m Fake Lego Ring In China

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EU Condemns Trump’s Withdrawal From UN Arms Trade Treaty

  The European Union warned Saturday that US President Donald Trump’s rejection of a UN treaty designed to regulate the global arms trade would hamper the global fight against illicit weapons trafficking. “A decision by the US to revoke its signature would not contribute to the ongoing efforts to encourage transparency in the international arms … Continue reading EU Condemns Trump’s Withdrawal From UN Arms Trade Treaty

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Messi On Bench As Barca Edge Closer To Spanish Title

  Lionel Messi was named among the substitutes for Saturday’s game at home to Levante with Barcelona needing a win to secure an eighth Spanish league title in 11 seasons. Coach Ernesto Valverde opted for a front three of Luis Suarez, Ousmane Dembele and Philippe Coutinho as Messi was rested ahead of Wednesday’s Champions League … Continue reading Messi On Bench As Barca Edge Closer To Spanish Title

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11-Time Champion Nadal Beaten By Thiem In Barcelona Semis

  Dominic Thiem stunned Rafael Nadal 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday at the Barcelona Open to knock the Spaniard out in the semi-finals of his home event. Thiem, beaten by Nadal in last year’s French Open final as well as 2017 final in Barcelona, will play on Sunday against Daniil Medvedev for the title. The Russian … Continue reading 11-Time Champion Nadal Beaten By Thiem In Barcelona Semis

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FG Condoles With Family Of Late National Theatre GM

  The Federal Government has condoled with the family of the General Manager of the National Theatre, Dr Stella Oyedepo, who died in a road accident. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, said her death has created a huge vacuum in the ecosystem of the nation’s creative industry. He made the remark … Continue reading FG Condoles With Family Of Late National Theatre GM

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FG Restates Plans To Reduce Number Of Out-Of-School Children

  The Federal Government hopes to increase the number of spaces in unity schools as a measure to accommodate more out-of-school children in the country. This move was made known by the permanent secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono in Abuja during the 2019 National Common Entrance Examination on Saturday. He explained that each … Continue reading FG Restates Plans To Reduce Number Of Out-Of-School Children

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