‘Nothing Is Collapsing’: Garba Shehu Insists Nigeria ‘Is Strong, Moving On’

  The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has rejected claims by a former Minister of Education, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, that Nigeria is heading towards the threshold of collapse. Dr Ezekwesili made the claim during an appearance on Sunday Politics, urging those in government to accept that the … Continue reading ‘Nothing Is Collapsing’: Garba Shehu Insists Nigeria ‘Is Strong, Moving On’

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We Are Fast Heading Towards The Threshold Of A State Collapse – Ezekwesili

  A former Minister of Education, Dr Obiageli Ezekwesili, has warned that Nigeria is edging closer to collapse and the leaders must act to prevent that from happening. “Initially, I kept saying that we were a fragile country. Now, we are fast-heading towards the threshold where you have a state collapse and we can’t stand … Continue reading We Are Fast Heading Towards The Threshold Of A State Collapse – Ezekwesili

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Israel Police, Palestinians Clash At Flash-Point Jerusalem Holy Site

  Israeli police and Palestinian worshipers clashed at a flash-point Jerusalem holy site on Sunday as overlapping Jewish and Muslim holidays led to tensions there. Police fired sound grenades as Palestinian protests intensified at the highly sensitive Al-Aqsa mosque compound, known to Jews as the Temple Mount. The Palestinian Red Crescent reported injuries without specifying … Continue reading Israel Police, Palestinians Clash At Flash-Point Jerusalem Holy Site

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Ganduje Directs District Heads Not To Attend Emir Sanusi’s Durbar

  Kano government has instructed all district heads to celebrate this year’s traditional Hawan Daushe In Their Respective Emirates. The instruction comes following certain calls circulating all over in the social media suggesting that “all District Heads” were “directed” to attend Durbar at the Kano Emir’s palace. Reacting to these calls, the Kano state government … Continue reading Ganduje Directs District Heads Not To Attend Emir Sanusi’s Durbar

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‘We Are Not Mad People’: Odumakin Defends Criticism Of Buhari’s Administration

  Spokesperson of the Afenifere Renewal Group, Yinka Odumakin, says his criticism of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is born out of the need to ensure that the government does the right things and lead the nation on the part of development. He said this during an appearance on Channels TV’s Sunday Politics during which … Continue reading ‘We Are Not Mad People’: Odumakin Defends Criticism Of Buhari’s Administration

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Three Things We Learned From The Premier League

  The Premier League returned with a bang as title rivals Manchester City and Liverpool enjoyed goal sprees, while VAR controversies hogged the headlines. Here, we look at three things we learned from the opening weekend of the English top-fight season: Man City, Liverpool maintain determination Liverpool were first to throw down a marker in … Continue reading Three Things We Learned From The Premier League

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Leading English Premier League Scorers

  Leading English Premier League scorers after Sunday’s matches: 3: Sterling (Man City) 2: Barnes (Burnley), Kane (Tottenham), Rashford (Man Utd) 1: Agüero (Man City), Andone (Brighton), Aubameyang (Arsenal), Gabriel Jesus (Man City), James (Man Utd), Johann Gudmundsson (Burnley), Martial (Man Utd), Maupay (Brighton), McGinn (Aston Villa), Mepham (Bournemouth), Ndombélé (Tottenham), Origi (Liverpool), Pukki (Norwich … Continue reading Leading English Premier League Scorers

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‘It Wasn’t A 4-0 Game’: Lampard Frustrated By Chelsea Thrashing

  Frank Lampard insisted Chelsea didn’t deserve to lose 4-0 at Manchester United as his reign got off to a woeful start on Sunday. It was a chastening result for new Chelsea manager Lampard after the club’s record goalscorer took over from Maurizio Sarri in the close-season. Lampard suffered the heaviest defeat by a Chelsea … Continue reading ‘It Wasn’t A 4-0 Game’: Lampard Frustrated By Chelsea Thrashing

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Deadliest Oil Tanker Blasts In Africa

  Here is a recap of the most deadly tanker blasts in Africa in the last decade, after dozens of people died in Tanzania on Saturday when a fuel tanker exploded after overturning. READ ALSO: Tanzania Mourns 69 Killed In Tanker Explosion Accidents involving petrol tankers have proved extremely deadly as locals often flock to … Continue reading Deadliest Oil Tanker Blasts In Africa

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Just In: Injured Serena Retires From Toronto WTA Final, Andreescu Claims

  Serena Williams fought back tears as back pain forced her out of the WTA Toronto final after just four games on Sunday, handing the title to home hope Bianca Andreescu. Andreescu, 19, was up 3-1 with a break of serve when 23-time Grand Slam cha...

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