Barcelona’s Aguero Poised To Retire With Heart Condition

  Barcelona forward Sergio Aguero will make an announcement on his future on Wednesday following cardiac and respiratory difficulties suffered while playing in La Liga in October. Aguero will be accompanied at a press conference Wednesday by club president Joan Laporta, where local media say he will announce his retirement. The 33-year-old joined Barca from … Continue reading Barcelona’s Aguero Poised To Retire With Heart Condition

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At Least 62 Killed In Haiti Gas Truck Explosion

  At least 62 people were killed when a gas tanker truck exploded in the Haitian city of Cap-Haitien on Tuesday morning, a local official said, with overwhelmed medics saying the toll was set to rise. The blast is the latest disaster to hit the poverty-wracked Caribbean nation, riven by gang violence, political paralysis, and … Continue reading At Least 62 Killed In Haiti Gas Truck Explosion

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2023 Presidency: Tinubu Pledges To ‘Consult Widely’ Before Making A Decision

  National leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Ahmed Bola Tinubu on Tuesday said he will consult widely before making a decision on whether to run for the Presidency in 2023. He made the remark after a closed-door meeting with leaders of the Northern Alliance Committee in Abuja. “I am not going to turn … Continue reading 2023 Presidency: Tinubu Pledges To ‘Consult Widely’ Before Making A Decision

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FG Debunks Report That Marriages Conducted In Ikoyi Registry Are False

The Ministry of Interior has debunked reports making the rounds that the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has declared all marriages conducted by the Ikoyi marriage registry to be illegal and invalid.

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UAE Concedes Seven Flight Slots To Nigeria

The Federal Government has confirmed that the United Arab Emirates has conceded seven flight slots to Nigeria’s carrier, Air Peace.

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Olowu Of Owu, Oba Dosunmu Is Dead

The Olowu of Owu Kingdom, Oba Olusanya Dosunmu, Amororo (II), is dead.

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Nigeria Will Fulfill Its Promises, Buhari Tells ECOWAS Parliament

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria will keep its pledges made to the ECOWAS Parliament, and to the sub-regional body at large. The President gave this assurance on Tuesday at the State House, Abuja, while receiving a team from the ECOWAS Parliament, led by the Speaker, Dr Sidie Mohammed Tunis. He commended the … Continue reading Nigeria Will Fulfill Its Promises, Buhari Tells ECOWAS Parliament

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Flight Row: Gbajabiamila Meets Air Peace, Emirates Officials

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila, on Tuesday met with representatives of Emirates Airline, the Chairman/CEO of Air Peace, Allen Onyema, and heads of agencies in the aviation sector over the flight flow between the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Nigeria. 

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Buhari Replaces Lauretta Onochie, Asks Senate To Confirm New INEC Commissioners

  President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate seeking the confirmation of the nomination of some National Commissioners and Resident Electoral Commissioners to replace the outgoing ones. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read the letter during Tuesday’s plenary session. The nominees are Malam Mohammed Haruna from Niger State as the North Central – National Commissioner. … Continue reading Buhari Replaces Lauretta Onochie, Asks Senate To Confirm New INEC Commissioners

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Reps Approve Buhari’s Request For $5.8bn Loan, $10m Grant

The House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari's loan request of 5.8 billion dollars and grant of $10 million.

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