Wike, PDP Celebrate As Rivers Governor Wins At Tribunal

    The Rivers State Governorship Election Tribunal has affirmed the election of Mr Nyesom Wike in the March 9 governorship poll in the state. It dismissed the petition filed by the governorship candidate of Action Democratic Party (ADP), Mr Victor Fingesi, describing it as an adventure to “discover the non-existent”. The Tribunal also declared … Continue reading Wike, PDP Celebrate As Rivers Governor Wins At Tribunal

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Iraq Protests: ‘This Must Stop’, UN Condemns Violence

  The top UN official in Iraq deplored five days of violence during protests that has killed nearly 100 across the country and wounded thousands, saying “this must stop”. “Five days of reported deaths and injuries; this must stop,” Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the special representative of the UN secretary general in Iraq, said in a tweet. … Continue reading Iraq Protests: ‘This Must Stop’, UN Condemns Violence

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Obiri Retains Women’s 5,000 Metres Title

  Kenya’s Hellen Obiri successfully defended her world 5,000 metres title in Doha on Saturday timing a championship record 14min 26.72sec. The 29-year-old came home clear of compatriot Margaret Kipkemboi, who timed a personal best 14min 27.49. Germany’s Konstanze Klosterhalfen, part of the Nike-backed Oregon Project whose head coach Alberto Salazar was banned for four … Continue reading Obiri Retains Women’s 5,000 Metres Title

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Xenophobia: Garba Shehu Outlines ‘Key Takeaways’ From Buhari’s Visit To South Africa

  The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, on Saturday published an article on President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to South Africa. Mr Shehu’s article entitled ‘Key Takeaways From President Buhari’s Visit To South Africa’ comes one day after the President returned to Nigeria on Friday after his three-day … Continue reading Xenophobia: Garba Shehu Outlines ‘Key Takeaways’ From Buhari’s Visit To South Africa

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Ligue One: Icardi Scores First Goal As PSG Cruise Past Angers

  Mauro Icardi scored his first Ligue 1 goal as Paris Saint-Germain moved five points clear at the top of the table with a 4-0 thrashing of high-flying Angers on Saturday. The reigning champions had suffered a shock 2-0 loss in their previous home game against Reims, but had no such trouble at the Parc … Continue reading Ligue One: Icardi Scores First Goal As PSG Cruise Past Angers

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Osaka Sweeps Into China Open Final

  Naomi Osaka said that she had just two hours’ sleep before crushing title-holder Caroline Wozniacki to sweep into the China Open final on Saturday.  The 21-year-old Japanese will play world number one Ashleigh Barty of Australia in Sunday’s championship match in Beijing — and will hope to have had a bit more rest. The Australian Open … Continue reading Osaka Sweeps Into China Open Final

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Fayemi Stuns Teachers, Announces Payment Of N30,000 Minimum Wage From October

    Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has announced the commencement of the implementation of the new minimum wage of N30,000 in the state from October. He made the announcement on Saturday at an event to commemorate the World Teachers’ Day in Ado, the state capital. “The government has concluded plans to ensure we … Continue reading Fayemi Stuns Teachers, Announces Payment Of N30,000 Minimum Wage From October

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Valverde Excited By Messi And Suarez Rekindlng Partnership

  Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has said it is a huge boost to have Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez back together again and hopes the pair can reignite their deadly partnership as soon as possible. Barca play at home to Sevilla on Sunday in La Liga, when they could register a fourth consecutive victory after … Continue reading Valverde Excited By Messi And Suarez Rekindlng Partnership

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Teachers’ Day Celebration In Pictures

    It’s World Teachers’ Day as various stakeholders in the education sector gathered at the Eagle Square in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory to celebrate the profession of teaching. Nigerian teachers joined their counterparts all over the world to commemorate the day with an event organised by the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) on … Continue reading Teachers’ Day Celebration In Pictures

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Lampard Backs Abraham To Score For England

  Frank Lampard has backed Tammy Abraham to score regularly for England after his impressive start to the season for Chelsea was rewarded with a call-up to the national squad. The 22-year-old was named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for this month’s Euro 2020 qualifiers in the Czech Republic and Bulgaria alongside Blues teammates Ross Barkley, Mason Mount … Continue reading Lampard Backs Abraham To Score For England

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