Aubameyang Bags Brace As Arsenal Crush Newcastle

  Gabonese forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bagged a brace to make up for earlier missed chances as Arsenal crushed Newcastle United 3-0 on Monday evening, extending the Gunners’ unbeaten Premier League run to five games. Details later…

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Border: Closure Is Good For Nigeria’s Security, Says Immigration Boss

  The Comptroller General of the Nigerian Immigration Service, Mr Mohammed Babandede, says the closure of Nigeria’s borders is good for the nation’s security. He said this on Monday during an interview on Channels Television’s Newsnight. “It is good Nigeria closes its borders. It is good Nigeria muzzles up a little bit to show that … Continue reading Border: Closure Is Good For Nigeria’s Security, Says Immigration Boss

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Sale Of Assets Is Not New, Lawmaker Defends Plans To Fund 2021 Budget

  Honourable Wole Oke has defended the Federal Government’s plans to sell some national assets to fund the 2021 budget, arguing that it is not a new development.  “The issue of the sale of assets is not new. Even in the previous budgets, there have always been other sources of revenue and the sales of … Continue reading Sale Of Assets Is Not New, Lawmaker Defends Plans To Fund 2021 Budget

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Seven UN Members Lose Right To Vote Over Unpaid Dues

  Seven countries including Iran have lost their right to vote in the UN General Assembly because of upaid dues, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Monday. The UN charter calls for such a voting rights suspension for countries whose arrears equal or surpass the amount of the contributions due from them to UN coffers in the … Continue reading Seven UN Members Lose Right To Vote Over Unpaid Dues

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Biden Pushes For Unity Two Days Before Taking Over Crisis-Laden White House

  Just 48 hours before becoming president, Joe Biden pressed Monday for unity, while President Donald Trump remained secluded in the White House at the center of a capital inundated with troops and security barriers. Biden was marking the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday with a trip from his home in Delaware to Philadelphia to … Continue reading Biden Pushes For Unity Two Days Before Taking Over Crisis-Laden White House

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Atletico To Appeal Again After FIFA Confirm Trippier 10-Week Ban

  Atletico Madrid will appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after Kieran Trippier’s 10-week ban for breaching betting rules was upheld by FIFA on Monday. Atletico will request Trippier’s suspension is again put on hold while the appeal is being heard, raising the possibility of the defender again returning to action. As … Continue reading Atletico To Appeal Again After FIFA Confirm Trippier 10-Week Ban

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Canada Clears Boeing 737 MAX To Fly Again

  Canada’s transport ministry said Monday it has approved the Boeing 737 MAX to fly again in this country starting on Wednesday, ending a nearly two-year grounding following two deadly crashes. After a review of design changes and additional pilot training for the jetliner, Transport Canada said it “will lift the existing Notice to Airmen … Continue reading Canada Clears Boeing 737 MAX To Fly Again

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Top Four, Not Title Race, The Priority For Lampard At Chelsea

  Frank Lampard believes Chelsea’s priority is to get back into the Premier League top four after a barren run rather than targeting the title. However, the former England midfielder is hopeful the Blues fortunes can change for the better as quickly as they have deteriorated over the past month. Chelsea eased back up to … Continue reading Top Four, Not Title Race, The Priority For Lampard At Chelsea

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Maguire Hails Man Utd’s Progress But Says There Is Room To Improve

  Manchester United captain Harry Maguire hailed the huge progress the Red Devils have made in his 18 months at the club but said much more improvement was needed to deliver major trophies. United extended their unbeaten league run to 12 matches and their away record to 16 without defeat with a 0-0 draw at … Continue reading Maguire Hails Man Utd’s Progress But Says There Is Room To Improve

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Over 15 Million Abuse Drugs In Nigeria – NDLEA Chairman

  The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has lamented the rate of drug abuse in the country. Speaking during a press conference in Abuja on Monday, NDLEA Chairman, Buba Marwa, said over 15 million Nigerians abuse drugs nationwide. “It needs repeating that the number of drug users in Nigeria now, looking at all the … Continue reading Over 15 Million Abuse Drugs In Nigeria – NDLEA Chairman

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