US Open: Serena Williams Shrugs Off Early Scare To Reach Last 16

  Serena Williams overcame an early scare to defeat fellow American Sloane Stephens and move into the last 16 of the US Open on Saturday. Williams, the third seed, lost the first set convincingly before rallying to dominate the next two, triumphing 2-6, 6-2, 6-2 inside a near empty Arthur Ashe Stadium. “It was intense, … Continue reading US Open: Serena Williams Shrugs Off Early Scare To Reach Last 16

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Two French Soldiers Killed In Mali

  Two French soldiers with the anti-jihadist Barkhane force in Mali were killed Saturday when their armoured vehicle hit an improvised explosive device, the French presidency said. A third soldier was wounded in the explosion in the Tessalit province of the northeastern region of Kidal, a statement said. President Emmanuel Macron paid tribute to the … Continue reading Two French Soldiers Killed In Mali

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Edo Election: We Will Bury Oshiomhole Politically, Says Obaseki

  The Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, on Saturday vowed to end his predecessor, Adams Oshiomhole’s stay in politics by winning re-election on September 19. Obaseki made the remarks during the closing moments of the Peoples Democratic Party campaigns in Oredo local government. Obaseki said the election, which is scheduled for September 19, is about … Continue reading Edo Election: We Will Bury Oshiomhole Politically, Says Obaseki

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Ten-Man England Narrowly Beat Iceland In Nations League Opener

  Raheem Sterling’s last-minute penalty salvaged England from another embarrassing result against Iceland as Gareth Southgate’s men survived going down to 10 men and Birkir Bjarnason also missing a late spot-kick to start their Nations League campaign with a 1-0 in Reykjavik on Saturday. Four years on from one of English football’s most embarrassing nights … Continue reading Ten-Man England Narrowly Beat Iceland In Nations League Opener

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Ten-Man England Narrowly Beat Iceland In Nations League Opener

  Raheem Sterling’s last-minute penalty salvaged England from another embarrassing result against Iceland as Gareth Southgate’s men survived going down to 10 men and Birkir Bjarnason also missing a late spot-kick to start their Nations League campaign with a 1-0 in Reykjavik on Saturday. Four years on from one of English football’s most embarrassing nights … Continue reading Ten-Man England Narrowly Beat Iceland In Nations League Opener

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‘The Masses Are With Us’: PDP Confident Of Victory In Ondo Election, Says Jegede

  Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the forthcoming governorship election in Ondo State, Eyitayo Jegede on Saturday said his party was confident of victory. Mr Jegede spoke to reporters after a stakeholders meeting held at the Oyo State Government House in Agodi, Ibadan, to strategise towards the election. “The people of Ondo state … Continue reading ‘The Masses Are With Us’: PDP Confident Of Victory In Ondo Election, Says Jegede

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By-Election: Odey wins PDP Senatorial Ticket In Cross River

  A former chairman of the State Universal Basic Education Board (SUBEB), Dr Stephen Odey has emerged the winner of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ticket for Cross River North Senatorial bye-election. Odey polled 450 votes to defeat his closest rival and member of the House of Representatives, Hon Jarigbe Agom Jarigbe, who garnered 90 … Continue reading By-Election: Odey wins PDP Senatorial Ticket In Cross River

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PHOTOS: APC Governors, Others Storm Ondo For Akeredolu’s Re-Election Campaign

  Members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo State were filled with energy and excitement on Saturday as they welcomed party leaders from various parts of the country. This comes ahead of the flag off of the party’s campaign for the incumbent governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, who is seeking re-election for another term in … Continue reading PHOTOS: APC Governors, Others Storm Ondo For Akeredolu’s Re-Election Campaign

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Over 300 Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested In Katsina – NDLEA

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested over 300 suspected drug dealers with more than 460 kilograms of Cannabis Sativa, tramadol, and other drug substances in Katsina State. According to the NDLEA Commandant in Katsina, Sule Momoudu, the suspects were arrested since January to date by officers of the agency in various … Continue reading Over 300 Suspected Drug Dealers Arrested In Katsina – NDLEA

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Facebook Blocks Terminally Ill Frenchman From Streaming His Death

  Facebook said Saturday it would block the live stream of a Frenchman suffering from an incurable condition who wanted to broadcast his death on the social media platform. Earlier, Alain Cocq announced that he was now refusing all food, drink, and medicine after President Emmanuel Macron turned down his request for euthanasia. Cocq, 57, … Continue reading Facebook Blocks Terminally Ill Frenchman From Streaming His Death

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