Essebsi’s Death Marks ‘End Of An Era’ In Tunisian Politics – Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday joined people and government of Tunisia in mourning President Beji Caid Essebsi who died at the age of 92. According to him, the death of Essebsi, who is the first democratically elected leader of the North African country, will create a vacuum in the polity. READ ALSO: Macron, … Continue reading Essebsi’s Death Marks ‘End Of An Era’ In Tunisian Politics – Buhari

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Bayelsa, Kogi Polls: INEC Gives Observer Groups Deadline For Application

  The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has set a deadline for the submission of applications by observer groups willing to participate in the forthcoming governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi States. In a statement published on its website on Friday, the commission said the last date for the submission of applications was August 30, … Continue reading Bayelsa, Kogi Polls: INEC Gives Observer Groups Deadline For Application

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Veteran Sports Journalist Akinloye Oyebanji Dies, Buhari Mourns

  Veteran Sports Journalist, Akinloye Oyebanji, has died at the age of 62. President Muhammadu Buhari expressed sorrow while reacting to his death. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President condoled with Oyebanji’s family, friends and colleagues, particularly at the Nigerian Television Authority … Continue reading Veteran Sports Journalist Akinloye Oyebanji Dies, Buhari Mourns

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Edo Set For FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, Says Obaseki

    Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki, says the state is ready to host the world during the 2020 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup. He stated the readiness of the state as the world’s football governing body commenced a tour of facilities in Nigeria, following the country’s bid to host the competition. “We are … Continue reading Edo Set For FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup, Says Obaseki

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FX Restriction: Milk Importation Is Not Banned – CBN

  The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Friday said it has no power to ban the importation of milk into the country. In a statement by its Director of Corporate Communications, Mr Isaac Okorafor, the bank stated its resolve to provide the needed financial support for genuine investors who want to engage in milk … Continue reading FX Restriction: Milk Importation Is Not Banned – CBN

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Osinbajo Demands Capacity Building Opportunities For Young Entrepreneurs

  The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has called for the creation of opportunities of capacity building for young entrepreneurs in Nigeria and the African continent. He made the call in his remarks at the Tony Elumelu Foundation (TEF) Forum which held on Saturday in Abuja. Professor Osinbajo noted that on the streets of every … Continue reading Osinbajo Demands Capacity Building Opportunities For Young Entrepreneurs

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Inter Edge ‘Neymar-Less’ PSG On Penalties

  Portuguese midfielder Joao Mario scored the final spot-kick as Inter Milan beat Neymar-less Paris Saint-Germain on penalties in Macau on Saturday. With their want-away Brazilian superstar left out of the trip to the former Portuguese colony, PSG were seconds from victory before Samuele Longo’s injury-time equaliser made it 1-1. Inter goalkeeper Samir Handanovic saved … Continue reading Inter Edge ‘Neymar-Less’ PSG On Penalties

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Barcelona Beat Ex-Star Iniesta’s Kobe In Pre-Season Friendly

  Carles Perez scored his first two goals for Barcelona as the Spanish giants won 2-0 against a Vissel Kobe side featuring Andres Iniesta, a legend of the Catalan club. As Kobe’s Iniesta, David Villa and Sergi Samper were all reunited with their former team, it was Perez who stole the limelight with a top-class … Continue reading Barcelona Beat Ex-Star Iniesta’s Kobe In Pre-Season Friendly

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African Leaders Should Setup Youth’s Investment Banks, Says Adesina

  President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwumi Adesina, has called on African Leaders and Governments to shift from youth’s empowerment to investments. He made the call at the two-day Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum which held in Abuja. Mr Adesina added that a special bank which focuses on young people’s asset should be established. … Continue reading African Leaders Should Setup Youth’s Investment Banks, Says Adesina

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Macron, Other Leaders Attend Funeral Of Tunisian President

  French President Emmanuel Macron and other foreign leaders attended Friday the funeral of Tunisian president Beji Caid Essebsi as the North African nation gears up for snap elections as early as September to defend the democratic gains of the Arab Spring. Essebsi, the country’s first head of state elected in nationwide polls, died Thursday … Continue reading Macron, Other Leaders Attend Funeral Of Tunisian President

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