P&ID Deal: Court Grants Grace Taiga N10m Bail

The Federal Capital Territory High court has granted bail to a former Director of Legal Affairs at the Nigerian Petroleum Ministry, Mrs Grace Taiga, who was arraigned for her alleged involvement in the controversial Process and Industrial Development (P&ID) contract with Nigeria.

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PSG Suffer Shock Home Defeat To Reims

  Paris Saint-Germain fell to a shock 2-0 loss to Reims at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday as headers from Hassane Kamara and Boulaye Dia gave the visitors a famous win. The Ligue 1 champions, depleted by a spate of injuries, remain top of the table after seven games, but have already lost twice … Continue reading PSG Suffer Shock Home Defeat To Reims

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One Dead, Five Injured As Morocco Football Fans Clash

  One person was killed and five injured in clashes between rival football fans after a cup tie near the Moroccan city of Casablanca, local authorities said Wednesday. “A group of supporters of Wydad Casablanca (club) stopped a vehicle carrying fans of AS FAR Rabat, throwing stones and the situation degenerated,” they said in a … Continue reading One Dead, Five Injured As Morocco Football Fans Clash

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FIFA Awards: Salah, Egypt FA Fall Out Again

  Egypt’s football association has asked FIFA for clarification after its vote for national icon Mohamed Salah was dropped from the final tally for the world’s best player award. The results are based on the votes of national coaches, team captains and members of the press in selecting their top three players of the year. When FIFA … Continue reading FIFA Awards: Salah, Egypt FA Fall Out Again

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Osimhen Scores As Lille Move Third In Ligue One

  Nigerian striker Victor Osimhen scored as Lille moved into third in the Ligue 1 table with a 2-0 victory over Strasbourg on Wednesday, while Lyon were held by Brest. Last season’s runners-up Lille have now won all four of their home league games this term and sit two points adrift of leaders Paris Saint-Germain … Continue reading Osimhen Scores As Lille Move Third In Ligue One

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Kyrgios Blames ‘Clicking Shoulder’ For First-Round Exit

  Nick Kyrgios fears he could face several weeks out after struggling with what he said was a “clicking” shoulder in a limp first-round exit at the Zhuhai Championships on Wednesday. The 24-year-old Australian, who has been accused of tanking matches in the past, served underarm on one occasion and led the veteran Italian Andreas … Continue reading Kyrgios Blames ‘Clicking Shoulder’ For First-Round Exit

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Alleged N978.4m Oil Fraud: Court Remands Nadabo Energy Boss In Prison

The Lagos State High Court sitting at the Tafawa Balewa Square, Onikan, Lagos, has ordered the remand of the Chairman, Nadabo Energy Limited, Abubakar Ali Peters, in prison for allegedly plotting to evade trial and abscond from the country.

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Costa, Felix On Target As Atletico Beat Mallorca

  Diego Costa’s partnership with Joao Felix is finally up and running after both scored in Atletico Madrid’s 2-0 victory over Real Mallorca on Wednesday. Costa headed in on 26 minutes at the Iberostar Stadium and Felix struck again after half-time to set Atletico on their way before Alvaro Morata was sent off just eight minutes after being brought … Continue reading Costa, Felix On Target As Atletico Beat Mallorca

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IMF Picks Kristalina Georgieva As New Managing Director

  The International Monetary Fund on Wednesday formally selected Kristalina Georgieva of Bulgaria to be only the second woman ever to lead the 189-member institution. The selection had been all but guaranteed after the global crisis lender said earlier this month that Georgieva, a former World Bank CEO, was the sole candidate. In acknowledging her … Continue reading IMF Picks Kristalina Georgieva As New Managing Director

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Smuggling: Senate Commends Buhari On Temporary Closure Of Land Borders

  The Senate has commended the recent decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to temporarily close all land borders to address smuggling and its impact on the Nigerian economy. The commendation came after the consideration of a motion titled: “The impact of border closure on the Nigerian economy”, sponsored by Senator Adamu Aliero (APC, Kebbi Central) … Continue reading Smuggling: Senate Commends Buhari On Temporary Closure Of Land Borders

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