Gunmen Abduct Sharia Court Official, Kill Son In Kaduna

  Armed men have abducted the Director of Personnel Management with the Sharia Court of Appeal in Kaduna State, Mrs Aishatu Muhammad. The police authorities in the state confirmed the incident to Channels Television on Thursday. Spokesman of the Kaduna State Police Command, Yakubu Sabo, said the victim was abducted from Kujama Village in Chikun … Continue reading Gunmen Abduct Sharia Court Official, Kill Son In Kaduna

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We Will Surely Leave A Better Nigeria For Future Generations – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari says he is hopeful that the country will be better than it is. He stated this at the end of the Presidential Policy Dialogue meeting which held on Thursday at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The President noted that the 10 strategic initiatives proposed at the meeting would be considered … Continue reading We Will Surely Leave A Better Nigeria For Future Generations – Buhari

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Gbajabiamila Appoints Chairmen Of Reps Committees

    The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has named the chairmen and deputy chairmen of the standing committees of the House. According to a list forwarded to Channels Television, the Speaker appointed leaders for a total of 105 committees of the lower chamber of the National Assembly. Gbajabiamila made the announcement … Continue reading Gbajabiamila Appoints Chairmen Of Reps Committees

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Arsenal Sign Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos On Loan

  Arsenal announced the season-long loan signing of Real Madrid midfielder Dani Ceballos on Thursday. The 22-year-old Spain international, who made 23 La Liga appearances in the 2018/19 campaign, helped Spain’s Under-21s to European glory last month. “We’re excited to see Dani join us,” Emery said. “He is a talented player with big technical ability, … Continue reading Arsenal Sign Real Madrid’s Dani Ceballos On Loan

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Kidnapped Aid Workers Plead For Rescue In New Video

  Jihadists aligned with the Islamic State group released a video Thursday showing a female aid worker and five male colleagues kidnapped in an attack in northeast Nigeria. Aid group Action Against Hunger said earlier that one of its staff members along with three health workers and two drivers were missing after their convoy was … Continue reading Kidnapped Aid Workers Plead For Rescue In New Video

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Tottenham Sign $400m New Shirt Deal

  Tottenham announced on Thursday they had signed a new shirt sponsorship deal with AIA worth a reported £320 million ($400 million) over eight years. The Premier League club’s deal with the life insurance company is understood to match the reported £40-million-a-year deal that Chelsea signed in 2015 with Yokohama tyres. Under the agreement, which … Continue reading Tottenham Sign $400m New Shirt Deal

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Jordan Ayew signs for Crystal Palace

  Crystal Palace have completed the permanent signing of Ghana forward Jordan Ayew from Swansea, the Premier League club announced on Thursday. Ayew, 27, spent last season on loan at the Eagles and will return to Selhurst Park after agreeing a three-year deal with the club. The fee was reported to be £2.5 million ($3.1 … Continue reading Jordan Ayew signs for Crystal Palace

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Russia Warns Ukraine Of Consequences After Tanker Seizure

  Ukraine on Thursday seized a Russian tanker it said was used in a naval confrontation last November amid sensitive prisoner swap talks between the two countries, at loggerheads since 2014.  Kiev’s SBU security service said it stopped the tanker, the Neyma, as it entered the port of Izmail in the southern Odessa region. Investigators … Continue reading Russia Warns Ukraine Of Consequences After Tanker Seizure

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US To Resume Capital Punishment For Criminals After 16 Years

  US Attorney General Bill Barr announced Thursday that the federal government will resume implementing capital punishment after a 16-year hiatus and set execution dates for five convicted murderers. Acting on President Donald Trump’s call for tougher penalties on violent crimes, Barr directed the Federal Bureau of Prisons to adopt a new lethal injection protocol … Continue reading US To Resume Capital Punishment For Criminals After 16 Years

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FIFA Bans Ex-Liberia Football Chief

  FIFA on Wednesday banned the former head of the Liberian Football Association from football for 10 years over corruption, including misuse of funds intended for an Ebola awareness campaign.  Musa Hassan Bility, an executive committee member at the Confederation of African Football (CAF), was also hit with a 500,000 Swiss franc ($507,000, 455,000 euros) … Continue reading FIFA Bans Ex-Liberia Football Chief

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