Nigeria Records 195 New COVID-19 Cases As PTF Disburses N1bn To States

  Nigeria has recorded 195 fresh cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) disclosed this in its latest update on Monday night. According to the agency, the new cases were recorded in Lagos, the FCT and nine other states. While Lagos reported 39 cases, the FCT recorded … Continue reading Nigeria Records 195 New COVID-19 Cases As PTF Disburses N1bn To States

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Pep Guardiola’s Man City Survive Wolves Scare To Make Winning EPL Start

Manchester City survived a scare to start their Premier League title challenge with a 3-1 win against Wolves as Phil Foden enjoyed a moment of redemption on Monday.

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PTF Disburses N1bn Each To 32 States

  The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has disbursed N1billion each to 32 states in the country amid the pandemic. PTF Coordinator, Dr Sani Aliyu announced the disbursement of the sum on Monday during a briefing in Abuja, the nation’s capital. “We have released money to the state governments recently, to 32 state governments. Each … Continue reading PTF Disburses N1bn Each To 32 States

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Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola Welcomes Baby

  Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is now a grandfather after his daughter, Oluwadamilola, welcomed a baby boy with his husband Oluseun Bakare.  “All glory to GOD!” he tweeted on his handle Monday. “I am now a granddad! My daughter, Oludamilola and her husband Oluseun became parents to a wonderful baby boy this morning!” All glory … Continue reading Osinbajo Becomes Granddad As Daughter Damilola Welcomes Baby

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Nigerian Army Colonel Killed By Boko Haram In Borno

  Colonel D.C Bako of the Nigerian Army has been killed in a Boko Haram ambush. The news of Colonel Bako’s demise was disclosed by the Force, in a communique late on Monday. According to the newsletter signed by an army spokesman, Colonel Ado Isa, the fallen soldier was gallant and was one of the … Continue reading Nigerian Army Colonel Killed By Boko Haram In Borno

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Martinez’s Penalty Heroics Sees Aston Villa Begin League On Winning Note

  Aston Villa kicked off their Premier League campaign with a 1-0 victory over 10-man Sheffield United on Monday as Ezri Konsa bagged the winner after Emiliano Martinez saved a penalty for the hosts. United were a man down early on after captain John Egan was sent off for a foul on Ollie Watkins. Villa … Continue reading Martinez’s Penalty Heroics Sees Aston Villa Begin League On Winning Note

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Premier League Side Arsenal Sign Iceland’s Runarsson

  Arsenal signed Iceland goalkeeper Runar Alex Runarsson from Dijon on Monday to act as back-up for first-choice Bernd Leno. Runarsson joins the Premier League club for a reported 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) after agreeing to a four-year contract. The 25-year-old replaces Emiliano Martinez after the Argentine keeper joined Aston Villa last week. Englishman … Continue reading Premier League Side Arsenal Sign Iceland’s Runarsson

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UN At 75: Buhari Says World Body Has Stayed True To Its Aspirations

  President Muhammadu Buhari Monday hailed the United Nations for remaining true to the aspirations of its founders, saying the international organisation has continued to play the crucial role of fostering global peace and security. The President joined world leaders at a virtual event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. Due to … Continue reading UN At 75: Buhari Says World Body Has Stayed True To Its Aspirations

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Alampasu Returns As Osimhen Leads Eagles Invitees For Ivory Coast, Tunisia

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) released the list of invitees for the matches - billed to hold next month -  on its verified Twitter handle, Thursday.

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Djokovic Wins Fifth Italian Open Title

  Novak Djokovic claimed a record 36th Masters crown on Monday, beating Argentine Diego Schwartzman in the final of the Italian Open. The world number one won 7-5, 6-3 to break a tie with Spanish rival Rafael Nadal for most Masters titles.   For Djokovic, it was a fifth title in the warm-up clay-court tournament … Continue reading Djokovic Wins Fifth Italian Open Title

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