PHOTOS: Many Travellers Stranded As Bandits Block Road In Niger

  An unspecified number of armed bandits on Saturday blocked the Kontagora-Minna Road in Niger State, causing gridlock in the area. This left many vehicles and travellers stranded around the Yakila and Garun Gabas areas near Kundu in Rafi Local Government Area of the state. Sources told Channels Television that the blockage of the road … Continue reading PHOTOS: Many Travellers Stranded As Bandits Block Road In Niger

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UK Adds Nigeria To Red List Over Omicron Fears

  The United Kingdom has added Nigeria to its red list category as it tightens travel restrictions in an effort to limit the spread of the COVID-19 virus. “From 0400 on Monday 6 December, Nigeria will be added to the red list for entering England,” the UK government’s travel advisory on Nigeria said. Travellers into … Continue reading UK Adds Nigeria To Red List Over Omicron Fears

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‘We Have To Fortify Maiduguri Town’: Zulum Reacts To Rocket Attacks

  Borno State Governor, Babagana Zulum, on Saturday visited persons affected by a rocket attack carried out by Boko Haram/ISWAP terrorists in Maiduguri. The army had earlier said there was no need to panic as it had the situation under control. Although no life was reported lost, houses, cars, and other properties were destroyed by … Continue reading ‘We Have To Fortify Maiduguri Town’: Zulum Reacts To Rocket Attacks

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House-Helps Or Not: The Difficult Task Of Raising Children In Lagos

  “Madam move! Move your car!” Those were the voices of other motorists yelling at Tola Obatunde to move her car parked in the middle of the road. She was held up in traffic with her newborn baby and four-year-old daughter. Tola was actually breastfeeding right in the middle of Lagos traffic. Her baby was … Continue reading House-Helps Or Not: The Difficult Task Of Raising Children In Lagos

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Barca Suffer First Defeat Under Xavi As Betis Snatch Victory

  Barcelona suffered their first defeat under Xavi Hernandez on Saturday as a 1-0 loss at home to Real Betis inflicted another blow on their hopes of catching La Liga’s top four. A surprise defeat at Camp Nou damages Barca’s bid to qualify for next season’s Champions League, four days before they attempt to avoid … Continue reading Barca Suffer First Defeat Under Xavi As Betis Snatch Victory

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Bitcoin Briefly Loses $10,000 In Nervous Market

  The bitcoin dropped sharply overnight, losing $10,000 in value in a nervous market before recouping some of its losses Saturday morning. At one point late Friday, the often volatile cryptocurrency took a sudden sharp drop to $42,296, losing nearly 20 percent of its value. But by 1600 GMT Saturday, the virtual currency had regained … Continue reading Bitcoin Briefly Loses $10,000 In Nervous Market

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Klopp Hails ‘Legend’ Origi As Liverpool Strike Late To Beat Wolves

  Jurgen Klopp said Divock Origi deserves a manager who plays him more after scoring deep into stoppage time to take Liverpool top of the Premier League with a 1-0 win at Wolves. The much-maligned Belgian has scored some iconic goals in seven years since signing for the Reds, but has never nailed down a … Continue reading Klopp Hails ‘Legend’ Origi As Liverpool Strike Late To Beat Wolves

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Biden-Putin Talks Set For Tuesday Amid Ukraine Tension

  Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Joe Biden are scheduled to hold talks by video conference on Tuesday, the Kremlin said, as tensions rise over Ukraine.  Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said the conversation will take place in the evening Russia time and the two leaders will determine the duration, according to Russian … Continue reading Biden-Putin Talks Set For Tuesday Amid Ukraine Tension

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Chelsea Stunned As Masuaku’s Lucky Strike Lifts West Ham

  Thomas Tuchel admitted Chelsea paid the price for too many “individual mistakes” as Arthur Masuaku’s fortuitous late winner gave West Ham a shock 3-2 victory on Saturday. Tuchel’s side went ahead through Thiago Silva but Manuel Lanzini’s penalty drew West Ham level at the London Stadium. Mason Mount restored Chelsea’s advantage just before half-time, only for Jarrod … Continue reading Chelsea Stunned As Masuaku’s Lucky Strike Lifts West Ham

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Gambians Vote In First Presidential Poll Since Dictator Fled

  Gambians voted on Saturday in the first presidential election in the tiny West African nation since former dictator Yahya Jammeh fled into exile. The voting will be closely watched as a test of the democratic transition in The Gambia, where Jammeh ruled for 22 years after seizing power in a bloodless coup in 1994. … Continue reading Gambians Vote In First Presidential Poll Since Dictator Fled

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