FIFA Announces Reforms To Protect Pregnant Footballers

  FIFA plans to introduce a series of measures to protect pregnant footballers including mandatory maternity leave “of at least 14 weeks”, the sport’s world governing body announced on Thursday. “We want to see more women play football but in the same time have a family,” Sarai Bareman, FIFA’s chief women’s football officer, explained to … Continue reading FIFA Announces Reforms To Protect Pregnant Footballers

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Pompeo First US Top Diplomat To Visit West Bank Settlement, Golan

  US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first top American diplomat to visit a West Bank Jewish settlement and the disputed Golan Heights, cementing Donald Trump’s strongly pro-Israel legacy. On a farewell tour of the Middle East, Pompeo also said exports from the settlements could now be labelled as “Made in … Continue reading Pompeo First US Top Diplomat To Visit West Bank Settlement, Golan

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Umahi’s Defection: Our Strength In Ebonyi, South East Remains Intact – PDP

   The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says its strength in Ebonyi State and the South East has remained intact. PDP National Chairman, Uche Secondus, stated this in his remarks at the party’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting held on Thursday in Abuja. He made the statement in reaction to the defection of Ebonyi State … Continue reading Umahi’s Defection: Our Strength In Ebonyi, South East Remains Intact – PDP

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Biden Speaks To Trump Allies Netanyahu, Modi

  US President-elect Joe Biden on Tuesday held his first talks since his victory with the prime ministers of Israel and India, allies of Donald Trump who has not conceded defeat. Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who had a notoriously rocky relationship with the last Democratic president, Barack Obama, that he was determined … Continue reading Biden Speaks To Trump Allies Netanyahu, Modi

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Iraq Government Wants Continuing US Presence – US General

  The US Middle East commander said Thursday that troops in Iraq will be cut to 2,500 on President Donald Trump’s order, but that Baghdad wants a continued US presence to fight the Islamic State group. Central Command Commander General Kenneth McKenzie told a conference that the continuing US presence has successfully limited the activities … Continue reading Iraq Government Wants Continuing US Presence – US General

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Volleyball: Sports Ministry Approves Super Cup Championship In Ilorin

  The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has approved Top 8 National Volleyball Championship for males and females tagged the Super Cup. The championship is scheduled to take place at the University of Ilorin Sports Complex in Kwara State, from November 19 to 29. In a statement by Samuel Aduda, the acting Director … Continue reading Volleyball: Sports Ministry Approves Super Cup Championship In Ilorin

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Despite Invitation By APC Leaders, Ortom Will Stay In PDP – Aide

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has no plans to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and return to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Terver Akase, made the position of his principal known in a statement on Thursday. Akase issued the statement in reaction to claims that the … Continue reading Despite Invitation By APC Leaders, Ortom Will Stay In PDP – Aide

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Despite Invitation By APC Leaders, Ortom Will Stay In PDP – Aide

  Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has no plans to leave the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and return to the All Progressives Congress (APC). The Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Terver Akase, made the position of his principal known in a statement on Thursday. Akase issued the statement in reaction to claims that the … Continue reading Despite Invitation By APC Leaders, Ortom Will Stay In PDP – Aide

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Bello Confident APC Will Retain Presidency, Says Party Touching Lives, Developing Nigeria

Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State believes the development strides of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is enough for the party to retain the presidential seat in 2023. 

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Lekki Shooting: We Stand By Our Investigation, CNN Tells Lai Mohammed

  Cable News Network (CNN) has reacted to comments by the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on its investigation into the shooting at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos. It insisted that it did not rush to publish the report as it ensured due processes were followed, which included thorough research. “Our reporting was … Continue reading Lekki Shooting: We Stand By Our Investigation, CNN Tells Lai Mohammed

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