Cameroon Record Four COVID-19 Cases Before AFCON

  Four Cameroon players including attacker Pierre Kunde Malong have tested positive for Covid-19 less than two weeks away from the Africa Cup of Nations, the holders’ head of communications said Thursday. The quartet had been in quarantine since Wednesday after “strong suspicions” upon their arrival with the squad, Serge Guiffo told AFP. “Pierre Kunde … Continue reading Cameroon Record Four COVID-19 Cases Before AFCON

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Banditry: Christian Group Urges El-Rufai, Security Agencies To Do More In Kaduna

 A group of Christian leaders under the umbrella of United Pastors for change has called on Governor Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State and the security agencies to redouble their efforts to ensure adequate security in the state and other parts of the Northern region in the new year. While reacting to the deteriorating security … Continue reading Banditry: Christian Group Urges El-Rufai, Security Agencies To Do More In Kaduna

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Three Fake Security Agents, Others Arrested With 427kg Drugs In Borno, Abuja

  Three drug traffickers wearing uniforms of security agencies to escape scrutiny have been arrested by operatives of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA), with over 427 kilograms of illicit drugs in Borno State and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja. NDLEA spokesman, Femi Babafemi in a statement on Thursday explained that a certain … Continue reading Three Fake Security Agents, Others Arrested With 427kg Drugs In Borno, Abuja

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An Ex-Madrid Assistant Coach… Six Things To Know About New Eagles Manager

Following weeks of deliberations and consultations, the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) on Wednesday named Jose Peseiro as the new coach of the Super Eagles. 

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Six Soldiers Killed As MNJTF Neutralize 22 Boko Haram Terrorists, Destroy Bunkers

  Authorities in the army said on Thursday that six soldiers were killed when troops of the Multinational Joint Task Force engaged Boko Haram and ISWAP terrorists within the vicinity of Mallam Fatori Town in the fringes of the Lake Chad region. The terrorists, however, did not go unscathed as troops killed 22 members of … Continue reading Six Soldiers Killed As MNJTF Neutralize 22 Boko Haram Terrorists, Destroy Bunkers

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Omicron: UK Foreign Secretary Pledges £105m In UKAid To Nigeria, Other African Countries

  The UK Foreign Secretary, Liz Truss, has pledged up to £105 million of UK emergency aid to help vulnerable countries tackle the Omicron Covid-19 variant, with a particular focus on Africa. The vital aid will be delivered through trusted partners, such as the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and will: “Scale-up testing – … Continue reading Omicron: UK Foreign Secretary Pledges £105m In UKAid To Nigeria, Other African Countries

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Chelsea Record £145.6m Loss Despite Champions League Success

  European champions Chelsea announced Thursday an annual loss of £145.6 million ($196.7 million, 173.5 million euros) for the year to June 30 2021 despite their Champions League triumph. The London club were crowned kings of Europe in May following a 1-0 win over English rivals Manchester City in the Champions League final in Porto. … Continue reading Chelsea Record £145.6m Loss Despite Champions League Success

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2023: South Easterners Have A Right To The Presidency, They Understand Nigeria Better – Ikpeazu

  The Governor of Abia State, Okezie Ikpeazu has said that the Southeast has a right to produce Nigeria’s next president because the people have a better understanding of Nigeria as a whole. Ikpeazu made this assertion today after a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari in his office at the State House. “I think that … Continue reading 2023: South Easterners Have A Right To The Presidency, They Understand Nigeria Better – Ikpeazu

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NNPC Transformation, PIA Passage, Economic Recovery – Lai Lists Buhari’s 2021 Achievements

  Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has listed some of the achievements of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to include the transformation of NNPC, passage of the Petroleum Industry Act (PIA), economic recovery among others. The Minister gave the list of achievements on Thursday during a press conference in Lagos. Mohammed said despite … Continue reading NNPC Transformation, PIA Passage, Economic Recovery – Lai Lists Buhari’s 2021 Achievements

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NDDC Forensic Audit: Every Kobo Will Be Recovered, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said his administration is reviewing the concluded forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) with a view to recovering every kobo that is recoverable.

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