Match Fixing: NFF Issues Warning To Members, Match Officials

  The Nigeria Football Federation has issued a stern warning to its members and match officials to guard against acts and practices that could be seen to encourage match fixing and match manipulation in any way or form in the upcoming football season. With the 2019/2020 Nigeria Professional Football League season due to kick off … Continue reading Match Fixing: NFF Issues Warning To Members, Match Officials

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Operation Positive Identification: Why I Am Suing Nigerian Army – Falana

A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, has given reasons why he is suing the Nigerian Army over the planned Operation Positive Identification. Falana who spoke during an interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today on Thursday, said the Armed Forces have no constitutional rights to usurp the powers vested … Continue reading Operation Positive Identification: Why I Am Suing Nigerian Army – Falana

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UK Brexit Accord Rules Out Trade Deal With US – Trump

  President Donald Trump on Thursday criticised British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Brexit divorce deal, saying it made it impossible to strike a future commercial agreement with the United States. “This deal… you can’t do it, you can’t trade. We can’t make a trade deal with the UK,” he said in an interview with Brexit … Continue reading UK Brexit Accord Rules Out Trade Deal With US – Trump

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AfDB Records Capital Increase Of $208bn

  The African Development Bank on Thursday announced the largest capital increase in its history, with an almost 125 percent jump from $93 billion to $208 billion. AfDB President Akinwumi Adesina hailed “a historic day” for the bank and “a day of joy for Africa” at a press conference after the bank’s board of governors held … Continue reading AfDB Records Capital Increase Of $208bn

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U23 AFCON: Amapakabo Selects Team For Title Defence

  National U-23 Head Coach, Imama Amapakabo has named team captain Azubuike Okechukwu, defenders Anthony Izuchukwu, Sincere Seth and Olisah Ndah, midfielders Kelechi Nwakali, Muyiwa Olabiran and Ndifreke Effiong, and forwards Taiwo Awoniyi and Orji Okwonkwo in his final list of 21 players to defend the U23 Africa Cup of Nations title in Egypt next … Continue reading U23 AFCON: Amapakabo Selects Team For Title Defence

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At Least 74 Killed In Pakistan Train Fire

  At least 74 people were killed and dozens injured after cooking gas cylinders exploded on a train packed with pilgrims in Pakistan on Thursday, some dying after leaping from carriages to escape the inferno, authorities said. Television footage showed flames pouring out of three carriages as people could be heard crying during the incident, in a … Continue reading At Least 74 Killed In Pakistan Train Fire

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Djokovic Sets Up Tsitsipas Clash As Dimitrov Beats Thiem

  Novak Djokovic saw off Britain’s Kyle Edmund on Thursday to reach his eighth Paris Masters quarter-final, while Grigor Dimitrov knocked out fifth seed Dominic Thiem. Top seed Djokovic, battling Rafael Nadal for the year-end world number one spot, needed seven set points in the first set before winning 7-6 (9/7), 6-1. “It was good. … Continue reading Djokovic Sets Up Tsitsipas Clash As Dimitrov Beats Thiem

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Johnson Pledges January Brexit After Missing ‘Do Or Die’ Deadline

  Prime Minister Boris Johnson blamed his opposition Labour rival for Britain’s failure to leave the European Union by Thursday’s deadline and promised to deliver Brexit by January — if he wins the upcoming pre-Christmas election. Johnson is riding high in opinion polls going into the December 12 vote that will be Britain’s third in … Continue reading Johnson Pledges January Brexit After Missing ‘Do Or Die’ Deadline

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Kaduna Abductions: Govt To Establish Military Formation In Igabi

    The Kaduna State government has vowed to facilitate the establishment of a military formation in Igabi Local Government Area of the state. This followed the rising cases of kidnappings, rural banditry and other related crimes at Rigasa and Nariya communities in Igabi. In a bid to tackle such prevailing security challenges, Governor Nasir … Continue reading Kaduna Abductions: Govt To Establish Military Formation In Igabi

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Monaco Pile On Misery For ‘Disgraceful’ Marseille With League Cup Win

  Marseille’s season suffered another setback Wednesday when they were knocked out of the French League Cup 2-1 at the hands of Monaco, just days after they endured a 4-0 defeat by PSG in Ligue 1. With just one win in their last seven matches, the pressure is on coach Andre Villas-Boas with a cup … Continue reading Monaco Pile On Misery For ‘Disgraceful’ Marseille With League Cup Win

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