US Visa Ban: Pompeo ‘Optimistic’ Of Review After Meeting Onyeama

  The United States and Nigeria voiced hope Tuesday that the Trump administration would soon lift onerous visa restrictions slapped on Africa’s most populous country, which said it was “blindsided” by its ally. On a previously scheduled visit to Washington, Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama said he sought more information on President Donald Trump’s latest … Continue reading US Visa Ban: Pompeo ‘Optimistic’ Of Review After Meeting Onyeama

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Two Men Arraigned For Threatening To ‘Kill’ Arsenal’s Ozil

  Two men threatened to “kill” Mesut Ozil when they confronted the Arsenal midfielder’s security guards, a London court heard on Tuesday. The alleged incident happened outside Ozil’s north London home just weeks after the former World Cup winner was targeted by moped attackers while driving in the area. Security guard Kemil Sezer told the court that he and … Continue reading Two Men Arraigned For Threatening To ‘Kill’ Arsenal’s Ozil

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PHOTO: Obasanjo, Jonathan Meet At World Summit

    Former Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday met in South Korea. Both leaders met on the sidelines of World Summit 2020 holding in Seoul, the South Korean capital. Dr Jonathan shared a photo of himself and his wife, Patience, standing with former President Obasanjo on his verified Facebook page. In the … Continue reading PHOTO: Obasanjo, Jonathan Meet At World Summit

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Lesotho First Lady Charged With Murder

  Lesotho police on Tuesday charged first lady Maesaiah Thabane with murder for her alleged links to the brutal 2017 killing of the prime minister’s previous wife. Maesaiah Thabane, 42, will spend the night in custody after she came out of hiding and turned herself into the police earlier on Tuesday. “She has been charged … Continue reading Lesotho First Lady Charged With Murder

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Coronavirus: WHO Accuses ‘Wealthy Countries’ Of Failing To Share Data

  The dramatic measures taken by China to rein in the deadly new coronavirus outbreak have prevented significant spread abroad, providing a “window of opportunity” to halt transmission, the World Health Organization said Tuesday. But the UN health agency’s chief also called for greater solidarity, accusing some governments of wealthy countries of being “well behind” … Continue reading Coronavirus: WHO Accuses ‘Wealthy Countries’ Of Failing To Share Data

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Akeredolu Meets Buhari, Invites Him To Commission Flyover Worth N5bn In Ondo

  Ondo State governor Rotimi Akeredolu on Tuesday visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. The governor after meeting President Buhari told journalists that part of the purpose of his visit is to invite him to commission a newly constructed flyover in the state which is worth over N5billion. He also spoke … Continue reading Akeredolu Meets Buhari, Invites Him To Commission Flyover Worth N5bn In Ondo

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Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

  President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed former Super Eagles player and Assistant Coach, Daniel Amokachi, as Nigeria’s Football Ambassador. Amokachi will assist the Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to scout for talents as the nation’s Football Ambassador. This was disclosed in a statement signed on Tuesday by Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant … Continue reading Buhari Appoints Daniel Amokachi As Nigeria’s Football Ambassador

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VAR Taking The Fun Out Of Football – Premier League Fans

More than two-thirds of Premier League fans believe the introduction of VAR has taken the fun out of football, according to a YouGov survey. The technology is in use for the first time in the English top-flight this season and its implementation has been met with consistent criticism. In contrast to other Europan leagues, referees have been … Continue reading VAR Taking The Fun Out Of Football – Premier League Fans

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Malami Asks Civil Groups To Monitor FG’s Usage Of Recovered Abacha Loot

  Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has called on civil society organisations and Nigerians generally to be involved in monitoring how recovered Abacha’s loot will be used by the Federal Government. The Minister said it is important for Nigerians to be involved in the monitoring of the usage of the … Continue reading Malami Asks Civil Groups To Monitor FG’s Usage Of Recovered Abacha Loot

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Torino Dismiss Coach Mazzarri After Humiliating Defeats

  Torino parted ways with experienced coach Walter Mazzarri on Tuesday after three successive defeats, the last two of which saw them concede a combined 11 goals. The 58-year-old Mazzarri will be replaced by Moreno Longo, a former coach of the club’s youth side, and leaves with Torino 12th in Serie A. Torino suffered their … Continue reading Torino Dismiss Coach Mazzarri After Humiliating Defeats

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